Water Main Out At CDCR Building In Sacramento; Employees Permitted To Go Home EarlyEmployees at the State Department of Corrections and rehabilitation had to leave early Monday after water was shut off to the building.
Inmate Injured Weeks After Entering California Prison DiesAn inmate found injured weeks after he entered a California prison to serve a less than three-year sentence has now died, officials said Monday.
Inmate Slain At High-Security Prison In FolsomTwo inmates killed another convict Thursday at a high-security Northern California prison, officials said.
Authorities Say California Inmate Knocked Guard UnconsciousAn inmate at a Central California prison knocked out a guard and another officer suffered a broken hand before the prisoner was subdued, corrections officials said Wednesday.
Department Of Corrections Officials Launch Investigation Into Nazi Flag Hung In Staff Member's OfficeThe California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has launched an investigation in regard to a Nazi flag that was hung in a staff member's office in Downtown Sacramento.
Nazi Flag, Hate Signs Seen Hanging Inside California Department Of Corrections OfficeParole officers say it was meant for training and have since taken down the flag and signs.
CDCR Searching For Three Walkaways From Amador County Work DetailStanley Hill, 19, Derrick Scott Peterson, 18, and Robert Lee Sneed, 19, walked away from a CAL FIRE work assignment clearing brush near the Mitchell Mine Road.
Inmate Who Walked Away From Minimum Security Facility In Shasta County Caught In SalinasAuthorities in Shasta County are asking for the public to be on the lookout for an inmate who walked away from the California Correction Center (CCC) Sugar Pine Conservation Camp on Sunday.
CDCR Employees Wrongly Took Home State Vehicles, Cost Taxpayers Over $80,000A number of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation managers used state vehicles to travel to and from work, costing the state and taxpayers more than $80,000.
Report: State Prison Administrator Watched Thousands Of YouTube Videos On His Work Computer During Work Hours A longtime administrator in the Valley State Prison (VSP) used his state-issued computer during work hours to access thousands of YouTube videos unrelated to his work.
California Death Row Inmate Dies Of Natural CausesAuthorities say a man who was sent to California's death row for killing and mutilating a 5-month-old girl has died of natural causes.
Mule Creek State Prison Warden Target Of Federal InvestigationMule Creek State Prison warden Joe Lizarraga is under federal investigation, CDCR confirms.
Governor Brown Commutes Convicted Murderer's Sentence After Disputed Plea DealGov. Jerry Brown has commuted the sentence of a 57-year-old woman who's serving life in prison without parole despite a bungled plea deal that could have freed her decades ago.
CDCR Launches Email Notification System For Victims Of Violent CrimesThey new automated system sends real-time alerts to a computer, smart-phone or other digital device to those who have signed up. It gives them a 90-day advance notice of the release of an offender from CDCR’s custody.
Woman Charged With Hate Crime After Throwing Coffee At Praying MuslimsProsecutors have charged a San Francisco Bay Area woman with a hate crime after she was caught on video making anti-Islamic slurs and then throwing coffee and an umbrella at a group of Muslim men who had been praying at a park.