Infamous Santa Rosa 'Westside Prowler' Denied ParoleThe infamous 'Westside Prowler' who terrorized West Santa Rosa residents in the early 1990s was denied elder parole Friday by the California Department of Corrections.
2 Inmates Killed In A Northern California Prison Over The WeekendState authorities say the weekend deaths of two inmates at a Northern California prison are being investigated as unrelated homicides.
Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Hangs Himself In PrisonFormer NFL star Aaron Hernandez, acquitted of a double murder just days ago, died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.
Gov. Brown Grants 72 Pardons, Commutes 7 Sentences For EasterThe governor limited his Saturday pardons to people who have already completed their sentences.
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.