$1 Billion Stockton Prison Medical Complex Reopens After Numerous ProblemsA billion dollar prison medical clinic that's sitting half empty will start readmitting the state's sickest inmates, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Monday.
Allegations Against California Prison Employees Not Fully ProbedA state report found that California prison employees are not being as thoroughly investigated over allegations of wrongdoing since a federal judge stopped supervising prison discipline in 2011.
California Opens $24 Million Prison Mental Health CenterCalifornia prison officials are opening a $24 million treatment center for mentally ill inmates as they urge a federal judge to end his oversight of the state's correctional system.
California Spending Big On Healthcare While Shipping Inmates To Outside HospitalsHealthcare for prisoners in California used to be so bad that a judge ruled it was unconstitutional and put a federal receiver in charge of fixing it.
Inmate Escapes From Tracy PrisonAuthorities were looking for an inmate who escaped a San Joaquin County minimum security prison.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Found Hanging In CellA death row inmate convicted of killing a 13-year-old boy has committed suicide, according to state prison officials.
Deal With Telecom Firm Could Curb California Prison Cell Phone Black MarketWith black market cell phones helping some of California’s most dangerous criminals stay connected to the outside world, corrections officials have announced a plan to block illegal cell phone calls by inmates.
Northern California Prison Doctor Earns $239K To See No PatientsCalifornia’s prison system, the nation’s biggest and most expensive with a $10 billion yearly budget, is paying a prison doctor nearly a quarter-million dollars a year – even though he treats no patients.

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