California is ending its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.
Six San Quentin prison inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires disease as of Sunday, officials with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced.
Prison officials halted the intake of prisoners at San Quentin Friday after one was diagnosed with Legionnaires disease on Thursday
A 38-year-old male inmate who was being held at the Martinez Detention Facility died Saturday.
An inmate at a state prison medical facility in Vacaville allegedly tried to kill a guard early Tuesday morning, according to prison officials.
Gov. Jerry Brown is weighing whether to grant parole to a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for a prisoner’s sex reassignment surgery.
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an inmate who walked away from a work crew in Santa Cruz Thursday morning, a spokesman said.
South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn Charges
An inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.
A Santa Clara County inmate briefly escaped from custody before a scheduled court appearance in downtown San Jose Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
A 67-year-old death row inmate died of unknown causes at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County on Wednesday evening, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.