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.
San Quentin Inmates Join The Gun Control DebateBehind the historic walls of San Quentin are scores of men who wrote their life stories by committing acts of violence. Most of them used a gun.
San Quentin Inmate Free After 25 Years On Death RowA man who spent almost a quarter of a century on California's Death Row took his first steps of freedom right into his family's arms Thursday after his conviction in the rape and killing of his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter was overturned.
Inmate's Sentence Overturned After 25 Years On Death RowA California man who has been on Death Row for more than 20 years could go free after the state Supreme Court threw out his sentence and conviction on charges that he raped and murdered a toddler.