Condemned Cold Case Killer John Abel Dies At HospitalCondemned Inmate John Abel, sentenced to San Quentin's death row after evidence linked him to a 1992 Orange County slaying, has died at a local hospital, prison officials announced Saturday.
Controversial San Quentin Death Row Inmate Transfers Set To Begin When voters passed Prop. 66 in 2016 most believed the measure would speed up state executions, they never thought it would lead to condemned prisoners being allowed to request a transfer off San Quentin's Death Row.
Man Ordered To San Quentin Death Row For Killing Family Of 4A Southern California man was sentenced to death Tuesday for the 10-year-old killings of a family of four whose bodies were found buried in shallow graves in the California desert.
San Mateo Serial Killer Phillip Jablonski Dies On San Quentin's Death RowCondemned inmate Phillip Jablonski, on San Quentin's Death Row for killing his wife and mother-in-law in their Burlingame home in 1991, has been found dead inside his prison cell, officials announced Monday.
Condemned Killer Of Former Child Actor Dies On San Quentin's Death RowA 49-year-old San Quentin death row inmate, sentenced to be executed for the horrific 1996 kidnap and torture-murder of former child actor Anthony Guest Jr., has been found dead in his cell, authorities said.
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.