| Jul 1, 2010
| 10:56 AM
California lawmakers approved a $20 million settlement Thursday with the family of Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped as a girl and held captive in a secret backyard for 18 years by a paroled sex offender.
Dugard, 30, resurfaced last August with two...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 11:54 AM
The state Assembly Thursday approved a $20-million settlement for Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped and held captive for 18 years.
State justice officials have recommended paying the settlement, which still must be approved by the state Senate.
| Jul 2, 2010
| 11:38 AM
The parents of an Escondido teenager who was raped and murdered by a convicted child molester have filed damage claims against the state, according to documents obtained byThe Associated Press.
Maurice Dubois and Carrie McGonigle, the parents of 14-year-...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 5:32 PM
ANTIOCH, Calif. -- Jaycee Dugard and her family have taken the first step to sue the state of California for lapses officials made while she and her daughters were allegedly held captive by a convicted sex offender.
Dugard, her two daughters and her...
| Jan 8, 2010
The lawyer seeking to represent one of Jaycee Dugard's accused kidnappers has been again removed from the case.
Gilbert Maines has been fighting to keep his job as Nancy Garrido's court-appointed defense lawyer since last fall, when he was fired by El...
| Jan 25, 2010
| 4:08 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Starting today, California will begin to reduce its prison population by about 6,500 inmates over the next year.
The new state law was signed as part of last year's state budget package.
Finance officials estimate the measure will save the...
| Feb 4, 2010
A defense lawyer says Phillip and Nancy Garrido is seeking permission to visit each other in the jail where they have been held separately since being arrested in the kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard more than 18 years ago.
Stephen Tapson, the court-appointed...
| Feb 5, 2010
New details into the deranged mind of Jaycee Dugard's alleged kidnapper and rapist. The most telling tale from Philip Garrido - that he stopped having sex with her after the birth of their second daughter.
"Oh hell no. No way. There's no way he stopped...
| Feb 11, 2010
Prosecutors say the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping and raping Jaycee Dugard during 18 years of captivity is trying "to continue to control" her through lawyers and the news media.
El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson...
| Feb 23, 2010
The El Dorado County sheriff's department is fighting a Northern California couple's request for in-jail visits while they await trial for kidnapping and raping Jaycee Dugard.
Lawyers for the county filed court papers Tuesday opposing the request from...
| May 9, 2011
| 11:42 AM
Jaycee Lee Dugard has kept private since her discovery in August 2009 after missing for almost two-decades. Now, it appears she will be telling all in a biography to be released this summer.
Publisher Simon & Schuster has the book by Jaycee Dugard...