California Seeks 3,500 New Inmate Releases Over CoronavirusCalifornia is planning to release within days as many as 3,500 inmates who were due to be paroled in the next two months as it tries to free space in cramped prisons in anticipation of a coronavirus outbreak, state officials said Tuesday.
California Court: Prison Pot Is OK — If Inmates Don't InhaleA California appeals court says it's legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don't inhale.
Inmate Dies After Attack At California PrisonAuthorities say a California prison inmate has died after he was attacked by two other prisoners. It's the second death of a state prison inmate in two days.
Community Programs For California Inmates Bring More EscapesCalifornia's attempt to ease inmates back into the community is coming at a price: more prisoners, some with violent convictions, walking away before their time is up.
Judge To Decide Treatment Of Calif. Mentally Ill InmatesA federal judge is set to decide whether the heavy use of pepper spray by state prison guards against mentally ill inmates violates prisoners' civil rights.
California Inmates Riot At Private Prison In OklahomaPolice and ambulance crews were dispatched to a private prison in southwestern Oklahoma after fights broke out among California inmates held there.
Thousands Of Inmates Refusing State MealsPrison officials say that thousands of California inmates are refusing state-supplied meals to show support for a hunger strike that began at Pelican Bay State Prison to protest conditions there.