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Investigators seek answers in murder of prison inmate in Folsom

FOLSOM CA - California State Prison-Sacramento’s Investigative Services Unit is investigating the Oct. 17 death of a 51-year-old inmate as a homicide. During "count," correctiona ...

New Folsom Prison psychologist on paid leave after allegedly lying about rape

Prison officials confirmed Friday a New Folsom Prison psychologist has been placed on administrative time off as a result of the criminal charges against her. According to authorit ...

Ex-con, friend arrested attempting to smuggle items into prison

Two men, including a former inmate, were arrested earlier this week for attempting to introduce contraband into California State Prison, Sacramento in Folsom. On Sunday, Aug. 28, t ...

Former inmate breaks back into new Folsom prison

A parolee was apprehended after breaking in to new Folsom prison Thursday morning. Marvin L. Ussrey, 48, was found hiding in tall grasses on the grounds of California State Prison, ...

Prison advisory group to meet

The Citizen’s Advisory Committee will be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 19, in Larkin Hall, Folsom State Prison at 300 Prison Road in Folsom. The Citizens Advisory Committee’ ...

Cops nab prison escapee

According to reports, authorities apprehended an escapee from a local prison at 5:20 p.m. yesterday in Sacramento County. At approximately, 7 a.m. a minimum-security inmate escaped ...

Prison guards honored for bravery

Three Folsom State Prison and two California State Prison, Sacramento, correctional officers may be sporting some pretty impressive bling to go along with their badges, following a ...

Run for the border

California is changing the way it handles deported parolees who try to re-enter the country. The change should reduce the number of those inmates at local prisons, hopefully easing ...

Prison health care improves, deaths down

Folsom’s two state prisons are expected to show lowered inmate death rates when figures are compiled later this month. Death rates are down statewide – nearly 30 percent – un ...