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.
Southern California Cop Killer Dies On San Quentin's Death RowAn inmate who had been on death row since 1982 was found unresponsive in his San Quentin State Prison cell at 6:18 p.m. on Sunday.
San Quentin Inmate Charged With Fatally Shooting Girlfriend In Head In Half Moon BayAn inmate at San Quentin has been charged with fatally shooting his then-girlfriend in the head at a home in Half Moon Bay, last year.
Kevin Durant's Documentary Q Ball Premieres At SFFILMBR's Vern Glenn is on the red carpet at SFFILM where he interviews Michael Tolajian, the director of 'Q Ball,' a new documentary about the basketball players at San Quentin, produced by Warriors star Kevin Durant.
Convicted Baby Killer Dies At San Quentin PrisonA San Quentin State Prison inmate who spent time on death row for a brutal murder of a 5-month-old girl after a kidnapping in San Bernardino County in 1981 has died of natural causes, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.
Golden State Warriors Star Kevin Durant Premieres Film On San Quentin Basketball TeamThe San Quentin Warriors, a team of basketball players serving time at the notorious prison, were the subject of a new film that premiered in San Francisco Thursday night.
Gov. Newsom Calls Death Penalty 'A Failure'; Halts State ExecutionsThe clock stopped ticking Wednesday for more than 730 inmates housed on San Quentin's Death Row including Scott Peterson, Richard Allen Davis and Cary Stayner after Gov. Gavin Newsom officially signed a moratorium on executions.
PHOTOS: Work Crew Dismantles San Quentin's Death ChamberIt was a simple sentence posted on the door to San Quentin Prison's death chamber, but its impact sparked a debate across California and the nation.
Newsom Orders More DNA Testing In Kevin Cooper Death Row CaseGov. Gavin Newsom ordered additional DNA testing Friday on evidence that death-row inmate Kevin Cooper says will prove his innocence in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention.
Brown Orders Further Forensic Tests In Kevin Cooper CaseGov. Jerry Brown Monday ordered further forensic tests on evidence used to convict death row inmate Kevin Cooper of the murders of a Southern California family in the 1980s.
Deaths Of Condemned Inmates At San Quentin Trigger InvestigationThe deaths of two more condemned inmates this week on San Quentin's death row triggered an investigation by prison officials into the role contraband drugs may have played in the fatalities.
Infamous Southern California Serial Killer Found Dead At San QuentinA former U.S. Marine who was convicted and sentenced to death for the murders of five Southern California women in the 1980s and 1990s by an Orange County jury in October was discovered dead in his cell at San Quentin.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Fatally Stabbed In Exercise YardA condemned man from Southern California was fatally stabbed by a fellow inmate on an exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison, authorities announced Friday.
Pope Condemns Use Of The Death Penalty
Death Row Inmate Convicted Of Santa Cruz Slayings Dies In HospitalCalifornia prison officials say an 81-year-old condemned inmate has died while awaiting execution for two murders he committed near UC Santa Cruz 36 years ago.