Don Thompson

Calif. prostitutes may gain victim compensation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California officials are considering whether to change a decades-old anti-crime regulation and allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they're raped or beaten. Read more

Court date set for man facing revenge porn charges

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego man has been charged with operating a revenge porn website that let people anonymously post explicit photographs of others in an effort to extort money from those whose privacy was breached. Read more

Calif. inmates end hunger strike after 2 months

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California officials say inmates have ended their nearly two-month hunger strike to protest the prison system's isolation policies. Read more

Judge: California must move inmates because of fungus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal judge on Monday ordered the state to move several thousand inmates out of two California prisons because they are at a high risk of contracting a potentially deadly airborne fungus. Read more

Colo. shooting prompts gun bills in big states

SACRAMENTO- Democratic leaders in three big states have used this summer’s Colorado mass shooting to push bills that would crack down on assault... Read more

Judge releases Calif. teen who says she was raped

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California judge on Monday ordered the release of a 17-year-old girl who had been placed in juvenile hall last month because prosecutors feared she would flee rather than testify at the upcoming trial of a suspected rapist. Read more

Calif. prison psychologist's license suspended

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The California Board of Psychology has suspended the license of a prison psychologist who is charged with falsely telling police she was sexually assaulted. Read more


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