A man died at the Santa Cruz County Jail on Saturday morning after being arrested by the California Highway Patrol, according to the sheriff’s office.
A Sonoma County Jail inmate was shot with a Taser when he tried to flee a county courtroom Friday morning.
Vermont State Police investigators said a man in a California prison is being charged with the 1986 killing of a Manchester golf pro.
Authorities were looking for an inmate who escaped a San Joaquin County minimum security prison.
A death row inmate convicted of killing a 13-year-old boy has committed suicide, according to state prison officials.
An innovative program is taking California’s felons and problem parolees, teaching them how to become highly skilled deep sea divers and keeping them out of jail.
A San Quentin State Prison inmate pleaded guilty Thursday to fatally stabbing another inmate who was convicted of killing a Novato girl with his motorcycle in a crosswalk in 2009.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to figure out how a burglary suspect escaped from the Santa Rita Jail on Monday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said Tuesday.
Changes designed to prepare inmates for jobs in the real world are coming to the San Mateo County Jail.
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a San Quentin inmate charged with killing another inmate who was serving time for a 2009 DUI crash which killed a 9-year-old girl in Novato.