Folsom State Prison

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...

Media Life: Folsom Prison’s 1954 gritty riot film resurrected

Imagine Folsom State Prison opening its gates wide for a movie shoot that revolves around a riot inside. In these days of super-secure prisons, it would be a definite no-go. Then ...

Brick by brick, Folsom female inmates build foundation for solid future

FOLSOM, CA - Behind a courtyard of gray stone walls ringed with barbed wire, 15 women marked the beginning of a new chapter in their lives. Wearing pink shirts to signify their gr ...

Inmates walk to raise funds at Folsom State Prison Relay For Life

Folsom inmates put their walking shoes on to help raise funds for cancer research during their second Folsom State Prison Mini Relay For Life. According to Lt. Joseph Tuggle, Fols ...

Folsom Prison inmates turn incarceration to opportunity

FOLSOM, CA - Many inmates from Folsom State Prison graduated last week at the California Prison Industry Authority’s Career Technical Education program at the Green Valley Tr ...

Two inmates escape from Folsom State Prison

Two minimum-security inmates escaped from the Folsom State Prison minimum support facility this morning. Inmate Jeffrey William Howard, 43, is a white male, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, ...

Prison med-center plan threatened by state move

A monkey wrench seems headed toward the medical-center plan for Folsom State Prison. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown want a judge to dismiss the court-a ...