Death Row Hatchet Murderer Of Elderly Central Valley Couple Dies At HospitalA handyman convicted in the hatchet murders of an elderly couple who employed him and who was sent to San Quentin's death row has died at an outside hospital early Wednesday morning.
'Toolbox Killer' Lawrence Bittaker Dies On San Quentin Death RowLawrence Sigmund Bittaker, a serial killer and rapist known as one of the infamous "Toolbox Killers" who kidnapped, raped, tortured and murdered five teenage girls in Southern California in 1979, has died at San Quentin State Prison at the age of 79.
Alameda County Serial Killer Dies On San Quentin's Death RowA condemned serial killer who murdered five Alameda County women after brutally beating and raping four of them has been found dead in his cell on San Quentin's Death Row, prison officials announced Friday.
San Quentin Prison Employee Also Volunteers For Programs Helping Turn Inmates' Lives AroundRaphaele Casale, who works in the warden's office at San Quentin State Prison, also volunteers at the prison when she's off the clock for programs that help inmates turn their lives around.
Women Establish Program Teaching San Quentin Prison Inmates Culinary, Life SkillsTwo women came up with such a popular recipe for a prison education program, there are dozens of inmates waiting to enroll.
Running Coach Helps San Quentin Inmates Turn Their Lives AroundBehind the walls of San Quentin State Prison, inmates are finding hope and help through a running club that's been around for 14 years.
San Quentin Among Aging California Prisons That Need Major Fixes, Study FindsCalifornia's 12 oldest prisons, some dating to the mid-1800s, need major repairs or replacements if they are to continue housing about a third of the state's inmate population.
'Quentin Cooks' Program Teaches San Quentin Inmates Fine Culinary SkillsThe unique culinary program Quentin Cooks at San Quentin State Prison recruits professional chefs who volunteer to teach inmates cooking skills required to work in a commercial restaurant.
Cop Killer On San Quentin's Death Row Found Dead In His CellA man who was sentenced to death for killing an off-duty police captain during an attempted robbery in Southern California was found dead in his cell at San Quentin State Prison, officials said.
Former San Quentin Inmate Runs As Free Man At Boston MarathonA San Francisco man who's running in Monday's Boston Marathon has had a unique training regimen: he's spent years doing laps inside San Quentin State Prison.
Victims' Parents Urge Gov. Newsom To Stop Death Penalty ReprieveParents of Californians murdered by people now on death row launched a statewide tour to urge Gov. Gavin Newsom to reverse his moratorium on executions.
PHOTOS: Bay Area Inmates On Death Row At San Quentin State PrisonThere are currently 737 inmates on the state's death row, the nation's largest. Among the condemned inmates, here are some of the Bay Area's notorious killers.
Former San Quentin Inmate Walks Free After New Law On Murder ConvictionsA California man whose murder conviction was vacated following passage of a law changing the felony murder rule was set to walk out of San Quentin State Prison Friday after serving 15 years of a 25 years-to-life sentence.
Inmate Takes Unlikely Path From San Quentin To Freedom: PodcastingWalter "Earlonne" Woods was recently released from San Quentin State Prison after California Gov. Jerry Brown commuted his 31-years-to-life sentence for attempted armed robbery.
Inmate Who Escaped San Quentin, Carjacked SUV, Arrested At Taco BellA San Quentin inmate who had walked away from the prison on Wednesday and carjacked his way to the Central Coast, is back behind bars in San Luis Obispo.