Inmate Attacks Correctional Sergeant with Weapon

Two responding officers injured while subduing inmateCORCORAN – An inmate at California State Prison-Corcoran attacked a Correctional Sergeant with an inmate-made weapon the afternoon of February 2, inflicting injuries to his head. Two officers who responded were also...

Condemned Inmate James Karis Death

SAN QUENTIN – Condemned inmate James Leslie Karis, 61, who was on California’s death row from Sacramento County, was found unresponsive in his cell this morning at San Quentin State Prison.  Subsequently, he was pronounced dead at the prison on January 31, 2013,...