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Man Dies In Santa Cruz County Jail

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.

10/08/2012

A stun gun (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Inmate Trying To Escape Santa Rosa Courtroom Shot With Taser

A Sonoma County Jail inmate was shot with a Taser when he tried to flee a county courtroom Friday morning.

08/17/2012

(CBS)

Union City Prisoner Charged In Vermont Murder Cold Case

Vermont State Police investigators said a man in a California prison is being charged with the 1986 killing of a Manchester golf pro.

07/02/2012

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

Inmates practice diving at the California Institution for Men in Chino. (CBS)

Program Offers California Inmates A Second Chance Through Diving

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.

02/06/2012

Edward John Schaefer (L), Frank Anthony Souza. (San Quentin State Prison)

San Quentin Killer Pleads Guilty Of Murdering Fellow Inmate

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.

02/03/2012

Escaped inmate Jose Luis Franco (Alameda County Sheriff)

Dublin Jail Inmate Escape Details Still A Mystery

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.

01/10/2012

(AP)

Resume Writing, Barista Training Proposed For San Mateo County Inmates

Changes designed to prepare inmates for jobs in the real world are coming to the San Mateo County Jail.

10/12/2011

Edward John Schaefer (L), Frank Anthony Souza. (San Quentin State Prison)

DA To Seek Death Penalty In San Quentin Stabbing

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.

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011

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