Prosecutors Say Vallejo Kidnapper Should Be Imprisoned Until 'Old And Weak'The wild kidnapping saga of a Vallejo woman is now moving to the sentencing phase.
2nd Condemned Inmate On San Quentin Death Row Dies In 1 WeekA second condemned inmate on California's death row has died at San Quentin prison, officials announced Monday.
Ailing Charlie Manson Returned To Prison CellCult leader Charles Manson is back in a Central California prison after a reported hospital stay for an unspecified medical problem.
Charles Manson Back At Central California Prison After Hospital StayManson, 82, was at California State Prison, Corcoran as of Saturday, according to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
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.
State Cracks Down On Inmates Illegal Cell Phone AccessCalifornia is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors, scanners and secret security cameras at its prisons in its latest attempt to thwart the smuggling of cellphones.
AR-15 Among Prizes In Stockton Prison Holiday RaffleA flyer for a weapon being raffled off at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton has some in the community concerned.
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.
San Jose Gang Leader Gets 15 Years In PrisonA San Jose gang leader was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for racketeering conspiracy, methamphetamine distribution and use of a gun.
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.
California Passes Proposition 57 In Support Of Sentencing Reforms For Nonviolent OffendersCalifornians voted in favor of sentencing and parole reforms for nonviolent offenders by passing Proposition 57.
Cost To Care For California's Prisoners SkyrocketsStockton's billion dollar prison medical complex is the crown jewel of California's correctional system, designed to save money by consolidating the sickest inmates in one place - but so far it hasn’t worked out that way.

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