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Accomplice Of Southern California's 'Freeway Killer' Slain In Prison

IONE, Calif. (AP) — An accomplice of the so-called Freeway Killer who terrorized Southern California 36 years ago has been killed in prison, officials said Thursday. 308 more words


California Prison Guard Pact: 9 Percent Raise Over 3 Years

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The union representing most California state prison guards says it has agreed to a new labor contract that includes a 9 percent salary increase over three years. 96 more words


California Backs Off Easing Standard For Inmate Firefighters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s new corrections chief is backing off a plan to lower standards for inmate firefighters, focusing instead on persuading county sheriffs to send more jail prisoners to the state program. 632 more words