San Quentin State Prison
Officials say the number of inmates at San Quentin State Prison under observation for respiratory illness symptoms has increased to 95.
Dozens of San Quentin prisoners were under observation Saturday after an inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, prompting a weekend halt to visitors and limited drinking water supplies at the Northern California lockup.
A 66-year-old inmate has died while awaiting execution at San Quentin State Prison for a 1988 murder in Sacramento County.
State prisons officials say an inmate has died at San Quentin State Prison after a four-story fall at the facility.
The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled “prisoner” and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
Timothy Russell, 53, was found unresponsive in his cell late Friday and declared dead at the prison early Saturday, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement.
A San Quentin death row inmate from Contra Costa County was found dead in his cell late Sunday evening.
An inmate on death row at San Quentin State Prison was found dead in his cell Thursday morning.
Officials say at least four San Quentin State Prison inmates were seriously injured during a riot on an exercise yard.
A man on death row for killing three college students more than three decades ago has died of natural causes, according to prison officials.
A former worker at San Quentin State Prison is facing possible prison time over allegations he brought marijuana into the prison to sell to an inmate.
Gov. Jerry Brown has canceled plans for a new $356 million death row complex at San Quentin State Prison.