California Won't Say Why Violent Criminals Are Walking Free From Potential Life SentencesThe office says because of privacy laws, they will not tell the public why a woman serving a life prison sentence for murder is free, or even where she is.
Santiago Cruz, Inmate Serving 125-Years-To-Life In Prison, Released Due To CoronavirusA California inmate who was serving a 125-year-to-life sentence for arson and making threats to rape and kill is being released from prison because of COVID-19.
CDCR: 2 Correctional Officers Stabbed By Inmate At Sacramento PrisonAn inmate reportedly stabbed two correctional officers at California State Prison, Sacramento Monday morning.
California May Release 10% Of Inmates In Coronavirus Pandemic ResponseCalifornia officials will soon release another 3,100 inmates from state prisons in response to the coronavirus pandemic and in all now plans to release a total of more than 10,000 inmates, or nearly 10 percent of prisoners.
California Prisons Replace Their Top Medical Officer Amid Coronavirus OutbreakThe top medical officer for California's corrections system has been replaced amid a growing coronavirus outbreak among the state's inmates.
Inmate Killed At California Health Care Facility in StocktonA prison inmate at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton was been killed and another inmate is being investigated as his possible killer.
Correctional Officer Dies After Testing Positive for Coronavirus, CDCR SaysThe California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced Sunday that a correctional officer has died after recently testing positive for the coronavirus.
California Prison Employees Suspended Over Racist RemarksCalifornia prison officials said Friday that they suspended multiple employees who made racist jokes about the death of an unarmed black man in police custody in Minneapolis, a disclosure that came amid protests across the state and nation.
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.