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Former State Corrections Officer Gets Year In Jail For Child Porn, Peeping Conviction

A former state corrections officer was sentenced Monday to a year in jail and five years of probation for possession of child pornography and peeping involving a 15-year-old female relative, Sonoma County prosecutors said Tuesday.

03/31/2015

Teofilo Medina Jr. (California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

Multiple Murderer Dies Of Natural Causes After 28 Years On California’s Death Row

A man who was on death row for killing three store clerks during a robbery spree three decades ago in Southern California has died of natural causes at a prison hospital in Vacaville, according to the state’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

03/23/2015

A 2011 Photo of Charles Manson (California Department Of Corrections)

Charles Manson Marriage License To 26-Year-Old Nearing Expiration Without A Wedding

California prison officials say the marriage license of Charles Manson and a 26-year-old devotee is set to expire without a wedding taking place.

02/02/2015

Inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Inmate Lawsuit Challenges Racial Lockdown Policy At California Prisons

A federal judge said Wednesday that he will consider whether California’s policy of locking up prisoners by race violates the constitutional rights of the roughly 125,000 male inmates within the state prison system.

07/23/2014

Stockton Hospital Prison Inmates Healthcare

$1 Billion Stockton Prison Medical Complex Reopens After Numerous Problems

A 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.

07/22/2014

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Allegations Against California Prison Employees Not Fully Probed

A 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.

10/16/2013

Inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Opens $24 Million Prison Mental Health Center

California 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.

02/14/2013

San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Spending Big On Healthcare While Shipping Inmates To Outside Hospitals

Healthcare 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.

11/05/2012

Raul Edgardo Lopez

Inmate Escapes From Tracy Prison

Authorities were looking for an inmate who escaped a San Joaquin County minimum security prison.

06/04/2012

San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Quentin Death Row Inmate Found Hanging In Cell

A death row inmate convicted of killing a 13-year-old boy has committed suicide, according to state prison officials.

05/29/2012

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