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.
A former inmate has been arrested on prison grounds after scaling a fence onto Folsom Prison property Thursday morning.
Some of the state’s inmates get to do time in the great outdoors, but it’s not without risk. Danny Richards asked this Good Question: Are inmates still used to fight fires in California?
After 24 years of incarceration, Ernest Morgan, who was freed from San Quentin State Prison Thursday morning, planned to head to Mama’s restaurant in San Francisco’s North Beach with his family for an omelette.
A transsexual inmate at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville has sued the State of California to pay for surgery to complete his transition to becoming a woman.
State prison authorities have released a photo of an inmate who is believed to have escaped a detention facility in Solano County on Sunday night.