Shots Fired into North Kern State Prison; Officer Injured

DELANO – A North Kern State Prison correctional officer is recovering after being struck by gunfire from outside the prison. At about 7:30 p.m. on April 20, shots were fired from an unknown location outside the secure perimeter and into the Facility A yard. A bullet...

Inmate Fire Fighter Suffers Fatal Cardiac Arrest

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) today identified an inmate firefighter who suffered a fatal cardiac arrest yesterday during a training exercise.  CDCR delayed the announcement until the inmate’s family could...