Condemned inmate Stevie Lamar Fields dies of unknown causes

SAN QUENTIN — Condemned inmate Stevie Lamar Fields, 60, who was on California’s death row from Los Angeles County, was pronounced dead on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 6:05 a.m. at San Quentin State Prison. He had been found in his cell unresponsive at 5:38 a.m....

Kern Valley State Prison Officers Quell Large-Scale Riot

DELANO – Custody staff at Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) quickly contained, isolated and controlled a large-scale incident on the prison’s maximum-security yard today. At 10:43 a.m. a fight amongst four inmates on the recreational yard quickly escalated into a riot...