San Quentin

San Quentin Prison inmates waiting in line for a drink after the prison shuts off the water due to a inmate coming down with Legionnaires Disease. (CBS SF)

6 San Quentin Prison Inmates Diagnosed With Legionnaires Disease

Six San Quentin prison inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires disease as of Sunday, officials with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced.

08/30/2015

San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Inmate Visits Cancelled At San Quentin Due To Case Of Legionnaires Disease

Visiting time for family members of prisoners at San Quentin in Marin County has been halted this weekend as health and prison officials investigate a case of Legionnaires disease.

08/29/2015

San Quentin Prison inmates waiting in line for a drink after the prison shuts off the water due to a inmate coming down with Legionnaires Disease. (CBS SF)

San Quentin Halts Intake Of Prisoners After Inmate Diagnosed With Legionnaires Disease

Prison officials halted the intake of prisoners at San Quentin Friday after one was diagnosed with Legionnaires disease on Thursday

08/28/2015

Hugo Pinell (CDCR)

Notorious Member Of ‘San Quentin 6’ Killed In New Folsom Prison Riot

An inmate involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday.

08/13/2015

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

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

Raymond Edward Steele (CDCR)

Death Row Inmate Dies In San Quentin Decades After Stabbing Mentally Handicapped Woman To Death

A 67-year-old death row inmate died of unknown causes at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County on Wednesday evening, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

04/23/2015

All smiles as The Last Mile grads are joined by their tech mentors (including MC Hammer in the top row) on Demo Day. (CBS)

‘The Last Mile’ Transforms San Quentin Inmates Into Tech Entrepreneurs

Unlike the movie with the same name about a group of hopeless death row inmates, The Last Mile is the first-ever business incubator to operate behind bars.

04/01/2015

Leon Chauncey Cooper

San Quentin Death Row Inmate Who Raped, Killed Teen Stepdaughter Dies In Hospital

A San Quentin State Prison death row inmate convicted of the 1998 rape and murder of his stepdaughter in Sacramento County died Wednesday at a nearby hospital, state prison officials said Thursday.

03/19/2015

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