California Funds The Nation's First Inmate Sex Reassignment SurgeryShiloh Heavenly Quine, a 57-year-old convicted killer serving a life sentence in California, has become the first U.S. inmate to receive state-funded sex-reassignment surgery.
SWAT Team Searching For 2nd Escaped South Bay InmateSWAT officers were searching a home in San Jose for a second inmate who escaped a South Bay jail, Wednesday.
Justice Department Overhauling Halfway House SystemThe Justice Department says it is overhauling its system of halfway houses, where most federal prisoners spend the final months of their sentences before being released.
Escaped Santa Clara County Inmate RecapturedOne of two inmates who sawed their way out of a Santa Clara County jail has been recaptured, officials said Tuesday night.
Inmate's Death At Valley State Prison Investigated As Possible HomicideOfficials at Valley State Prison in California are investigating the death of an inmate as a possible homicide.
Solitary Confinement At Forefront Of Santa Clara County Jail Hunger StrikeAn alleged South Bay gang leader known as 'the rabbit' is opening up about spending over 1,500 days in solitary confinement and a hunger strike that he hoped would cultivate change.
San Quentin Guard Attacked By Death Row Inmate In Prison's ShowerA guard at San Quentin was attacked by an inmate last week, according to the department of corrections.
Inmate Mistakenly Released From SF County Jail Turns Himself InVictor Rodriguez arrived at the Hall of Justice lobby voluntarily around 8:55 a.m. Saturday.
Former Santa Clara County Deputy Arrested For Allegedly Beating InmateA former Santa Clara County corrections deputy was arrested Monday, almost three years after he was accused of kicking an inmate in the head and face while on duty.
Justice Department To Phase Out Use Of Private PrisonsThe Justice Department says it’s phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government.
Jail Cameras Prove Inmate Made False Allegation Against Santa Clara County Correctional OfficerNewly installed cameras in the Santa Clara County Jail are already paying off for the county.
Juvenile Inmate Held At Campus Near Fresno Dies From Medical EmergencyAuthorities say a juvenile inmate who was having a medical emergency was taken to a Central California hospital where he died.