Prison

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden State GM Bob Myers Spends Time With San Quentin Warriors

Some of the Warriors front office spent time in prison last weekend at San Quentin.

06/14/2015

Ross William Ulbricht of San Francisco during an interview on YouTube. Ulbricht is accused of running the Silk Road, a black market website where people bought and sold illegal drugs and services. (YouTube / CBS)

Mastermind Behind Silk Road Online Drug-Selling Site Sentenced To Life In Prison

Ross Ulbricht, who created the online drug-selling site Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in prison. He was arrested in San Francisco in 2013.

05/29/2015

LONDON - SEPTERMBER 7: The previously unknown 1623 edition of William Shakespeare's First Folio. s. (Photo by Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Murder, Tragedy Are Familiar Themes For Actors In San Quentin Production Of Shakespeare’s Macbeth

San Quentin, one of the toughest prisons in the United States is showcasing talent that shines new light on the plays of Shakespeare.

05/27/2015

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Quentin’s Death Row Is Running Out Of Room

San Quentin’s Death Row is home to some of the state’s most notorious criminals, but the prison may be running out of room for them, prompting Governor Jerry Brown to ask for millions of dollars to pay for more cells.

05/25/2015

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Light’ 12-Month Prison Sentence For SFPD Officer Who Testified Against Colleagues

A former San Francisco police officer who testified against two colleagues in a federal corruption trial received the comparatively light sentence of 12 months in prison Thursday morning.

05/21/2015

Mohammad Khaliqi

Suspect In San Jose Sex Assaults Faces Life In Prison

A suspect in two alleged attempted sexual assaults that occurred about a month apart in San Jose was arraigned in Santa Clara County Superior Court Tuesday and faces life in prison.

05/12/2015

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Transgender Inmate Pleads For California’s First Sex Reassignment Surgery In Prison

Attorneys representing a transgender prison inmate on Wednesday asked a federal judge to stick with his order that California officials must immediately provide the inmate with sex reassignment surgery.

04/23/2015

Lawrence Phillips #33 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Alltell Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. (Andy Lyons /Allsport/Getty Images)

Former 49ers Running Back Lawrence Phillips’ Cellmate Death Ruled Homicide

The death of a man sharing a prison cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was ruled a homicide by strangulation.

04/17/2015

Lawrence Phillips #33 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Alltell Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. (Andy Lyons /Allsport/Getty Images)

Former 49ers Running Back Lawrence Phillips Suspected Of Killing Prison Cellmate

Former San Francisco 49ers running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison.

04/13/2015

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