Folsom Prison

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Folsom Prison ‘Last Supper’ Mural Featuring Inmates, Guards As Disciples In Need Of Restoration

The mural inside Folsom Prison’s Greystone Chapel was designed by inmate 21692, Ralph Pecor in 1938. But it’s been slowly decaying in the 76 years since.

11/06/2014

Generic photo of a prison. (Credit: CDCR)

Kids Reunite With Locked-Up Moms Near Mother’s Day

“Hi, baby,” Catherine La France cooed as she swept granddaughter Arianna into her arms and danced around the prison yard with the 3-year-old.

05/09/2014

A bicycle leans against a fence at Folsom Prison where a man jumped onto prison property. (credit: CBS)

Former Inmate Arrested After Jumping Fence Onto Folsom Prison Property

A former inmate has been arrested on prison grounds after scaling a fence onto Folsom Prison property this morning.

08/11/2011

File photo of Folsom Prison (credit: AP)

Multiple People Stabbed In Large Scale Riot At New Folsom Prison

Two inmates have been stabbed and several others hurt in the largest riot at California State Prison, Sacramento in 16 years, according to prison officials.

05/20/2011

Stephen Koble (credit: CDCR)

Authorities Apprehend Escaped Teenage Inmate From Folsom

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department has apprehended a teenager who escaped from a minimum secruity prison in the Sacramento area just months before he was due out on parole.

03/25/2011