Condemned Killer David Reed Dies While Treated For COVID-19; 6th San Quentin Death Row Inmate To Die Condemned killer David Reed, who had been sentenced to San Quentin's Death Row for the racially movitated murder of a Black transient near a Palm Springs restaurant in 2004, has died while being treated for a COVID-19 infection, state prison officials announced Wednesday.
San Francisco's Lone Death Row Inmate Clifford Bolden Has Sentence Reduced To Life In PrisonThe only man on San Quentin's death row from San Francisco, Clifford Bolden, had his sentence reduced to life in prison Tuesday in a plea deal with local prosecutors.
Six San Quentin Inmates Die Of COVID-19 Since Friday; State Prison Medical Oversight ShakeupGov. Gavin Newsom said Monday getting a handle on the out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin state prison remains a 'top priority for our admininstration' and several remedies were being considered including the early parole of qualified inmates.
Fifth San Quentin Death Row Inmate Dies During Prison COVID-19 OutbreakWhile California has not executed a death row inmate since 2006, an out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison may have contributed to the death of a fifth condemned inmate on Saturday.
Contra Costa County Child Killer Joseph Cordova Found Dead In San Quentin Death Row CellJoseph S. Cordova, who was sentenced to San Quentin's Death Row for the murder of a Contra Costa County 8-year-old girl, has been found dead in his cell, according to state prison officials.
Former Inmate Describes 'Filthy, Contaminated' Conditions Inside San Quentin Amid Growing COVID-19 OutbreakIn a chilling, firsthand account of what it's like inside The Q, an inmate who was released last week, says the prison conditions are filthy and contaminated with germs. He told KPIX5 something needs to be done before everyone inside is exposed to COVID-19.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Spreads To Susanville Prison, Threatens Inmate Firefighting Work CrewsA new threat from the out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison, where nearly a third of the inmate population has become infected with the disease, came to light Wednesday during a state senate hearing probing the handling of the crisis by corrections officials.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Reaches 1,100 Cases Among Inmates, StaffAn out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison grew to 1,100 confirmed cases among inmates and staff members Monday with seriously ill convicts being transferred to ICU units across the San Francisco Bay Area.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Has Sick Inmates Being Treated At Bay Area HospitalsA still-growing outbreak of COVID-19 at San Quentin State Prison is sending inmates to be treated to ICU's in hospitals across the Bay Area.
Doctors Warn COVID-19 Outbreak At San Quentin Could Be CatastrophicIn roughly three weeks, San Quentin has gone from zero to 456 cases of the coronavirus as of Wednesday. It is estimated that 1 in 8 inmates has COVID-19. Now, local doctors are warning prison officials about a possible catastrophic outbreak.
Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of Thousands Of Low-Risk Prison Inmates Amid COVID-19 OutbreakGov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state hopes to expedite the release of several thousand low-risk inmates at state prisons such as San Quentin that have seen outbreaks of the COVID-19 coronavirus in their populations.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Grows To 450 Total CasesAn outbreak of coronavirus among staff and inmates at San Quentin grew to 450 confirmed active cases Tuesday, state prison officials said.
Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Officials Having Rollback Second Thoughts; Haircuts Returning To San FranciscoThe tsunami of news about the current coronavirus outbreak and now the reopenings can be overwhelming. To help you navigate through what you need to know -- KPIX.com/KPIX 5 News/CBSN Bay Area -- will be publishing a news roundup each morning of the top coronavirus and reopening-related stories so you can start your day with the latest updated developments.
San Quentin Coronavirus Outbreak Explodes; 151 Inmates InfectedA coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison continues to grow Saturday, with more inmates and prison staff testing positive with COVID-19.
Activists, Inmates Call For Action Amid San Quentin COVID-19 OutbreakActivists, prisoners and their families on Tuesday were demanding action to stop what they are calling a brewing public health crisis at San Quentin State Prison due to COVID-19.