Family Demanding Answers About Recently Released San Quentin Inmate's DeathA San Quentin inmate, who claimed he was dropped off at a Novato hotel to quarantine with little state support after his early release from prison during the facility's deadly COVID-19 outbreak, has died and his family is demanding answers.
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.
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.
Coronavirus Update: California Reports 1st State Prison Inmate Death Caused By VirusCalifornia reported the first prison inmate death from COVID-19 on Sunday as the state steps up efforts to prevent outbreaks among vulnerable populations, including people living in nursing homes, on the streets or in homeless shelters.
Federal Judges Refuse To Order Release Of CA Prison Inmates During COVID-19 PandemicFederal judges refused to order California to free 1000s of prisoners to ease crowded conditions that attorneys likened to a “tinderbox” ready to ignite with the rapid spread of the coronavirus,
Inmate Escapes From State Prison In VacavillePolice were searching for an escaped inmate Monday morning who allegedly walked away from a minimum-security facility in Vacaville.
Bloody Violence Erupts At California State Prison-SacramentoAuthorities say a prison guard shot one inmate and at least three inmates repeatedly stabbed another inmate in an attack at a maximum security Northern California prison.
California Transgender Inmate Ends Lawsuit Against Prison, Awaits State-Funded SurgeryA transgender California inmate is dropping her lawsuit against prison officials while they decide if she will be provided with state-funded sex-reassignment surgery.
Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper Seeking Release From PrisonThe last of three men convicted of hijacking a school bus full of California schoolchildren is seeking release Thursday after nearly four decades in prison.
Appeals Court Rejects Challenge To California Death PenaltyA federal appeals court reversed a lower court ruling Thursday that found California's death penalty was unconstitutional because of excessive delays.
Death Row Inmate Commits Suicide In San Quentin PrisonA death row inmate at San Quentin State Prison committed suicide in his cell late Friday night, prison spokesman Lt. Sam Robinson said.
SF Explores Sentencing Panel Ahead Of State Prisoner InfluxThe large number of state prison inmates expected to inundate San Francisco county jails has city officials scrambling to reduce the number of prisoners it will have to house.
Bay Area Rehab Programs Brace For State's Plan To Free Low-Risk InmatesBay Area drug and rehab agencies may see an increase in clientele if the proposal to release low-risk offenders from state prisons to local jails goes through.