Prison officials say they have confirmed six San Quentin State Prison inmates are ill with Legionnaires’ disease.
The water has been shut off at California’s oldest prison after an inmate was hospitalized with a confirmed case of Legionnaires’ disease, officials said Friday.
The state opened the 39-bed unit at San Quentin State Prison in October in response to a judge’s ruling a year ago condemning a lack of proper mental health treatment for inmates.
Officials at San Quentin State Prison say the prison is on a medical lockdown after at least two inmates became sick with chickenpox.
Occupy Protesters are going to prison…to stage another protest.
A Marin County judge has tossed out California’s newly adopted lethal injection procedure, saying prison officials failed to properly consider a one-drug alternative to execute inmates.
A San Quentin State Prison warehouse employee was arrested Wednesday at work on suspicion of providing drugs and merchandise to inmates, a prison spokesman said.
A new survey shows more than two-thirds of California voters favor keeping the death penalty, a finding that hasn’t changed significantly in a decade.
A man who was pulled from the water by San Quentin State Prison staff and inmates after his boat capsized has died.