Folsom State Prison


Whatever Happened To Escaped Cold-Blooded Killer Glen Stewart Godwin?

A cold-blooded killer who was sentenced to 26-year-to-life behind bars at Folsom State Prison only served five months before his escape.


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Inmates’ Crocheted Creations Given To Needy Kids

Inmates are making a difference and helping Santa even though they’re behind bars. A new program is letting inmates make gifts for kids in need. Santa has elves everywhere, even behind bars.


American country singer and songwriter Johnny Cash (1932 - 2003) walks inside the gates of Folsom Prison, preparing to perform his fourth concert for inmates there, California, 1964. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Folsom Unveils ‘Johnny Cash Trail’

The city of Folsom has completed the first section of the “Johnny Cash Trail” that will pay tribute to the country music icon and his 1968 album “At Folsom Prison.”


Folsom Prison Museum

Folsom Prison Working To Share History With New ‘Big House’ Museum

Johnny Cash isn’t the only man to make history at Folsom State Prison. There’s a new effort to take all the prison’s stories and build a massive big house prison museum.



Best Literary Landmarks In Sacramento

From the pages of many authors, in many genres, the literary heritage of Sacramento springs to life. Here are a few literary landmarks in the area.


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Riot Breaks Out At Folsom State Prison

A riot involving 70 inmates broke out on the main yard of Folsom State Prison on Tuesday morning.


Child Molester Killed At Folsom State Prison

A man serving 25 years to life for sexually assaulting a child was killed Saturday morning at Folsom State Prison.


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Former Prison Nurse Suspected Of Having Sex With Inmate

A former prison nurse at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a patient at the hospital, which serves male prison inmates.


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Folsom State Prison Guard Accused Of Providing Drugs To Inmates

A Folsom State Prison guard is facing five felony charges after being arrested on suspicion of funneling drugs to inmates.


Nurse: Folsom Prison Attack Not A Surprise

A woman who worked as a nurse inside Folsom State Prison said the sexual assault of a nurse inside the facility is a symptom of a much larger problem.


Folsom Prison On Lockdown After Nurse Attacked

Old Folsom Prison has been locked down since Wednesday afternoon after a nurse was found assaulted, authorities said.


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Corrections Officer Arrested On Drug Charges

A Folsom State Prison correctional officer was arrested on accusations that he forged doctors’ prescriptions in order to illegally obtain painkillers, according to authorities.

CBS13/CW31 Television–11/04/2010