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2015/03/31 23:44
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California’s crowded death row has reached capacity as more than 700 prisoners await execution at the state’s only capital punishment facility for men. San Quentin State Prison can accommodate just...
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2015/03/31 10:53
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At 700 feet above Los Angeles, Zoey Tur realized she'd never flown a chopper in heels. "One thing I quickly discovered as a female pilot," she said. "Ditch the heels!" The airborne reporter and pilot...
2015/03/31 08:37
2015/03/31 08:37
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With no executions in nearly a decade and newly condemned men arriving each month, more than 750 convicts are currently in limbo. And Governor of California Jerry Brown is asking the Legislature for...
2015/03/29 05:37
2015/03/29 05:37
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SACRAMENTO, California - A former prison gang kingpin and a black revolutionary-turned-international fugitive are among 74 inmates who owe their freedom to a year-old California policy of granting...
2015/03/27 04:04
2015/03/27 04:04
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Talking with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart about what it takes to ‘Get Hard’ (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.) Adam McKay and Will Ferrell have collaborated on some of the best known comedies of the...
2015/03/27 03:05
2015/03/27 03:05
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The comedy 'Get Hard' is set to win the North American box office with it expected to earn $29 million over the weekend. The hilariously odd duo of Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart team up again in 'Get...
2015/03/25 00:40
2015/03/25 00:40
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Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office agreed to vacate his murder conviction. George Toca, 47, walked out of Angola State Penitentiary late Thursday, several hours after pleading...
2015/03/23 21:57
2015/03/23 21:57
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In this handout image provided by the California Department of Corrections, convicted murderer Scott Peterson poses for a mug shot March 17, 2005 in San Quentin, California. Judge Alfred A. Delucchi...
2015/03/20 22:46
2015/03/20 22:46
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Two arrested in connection with shooting near PetalumaTwo arrested in connection with shooting near Petaluma The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at a residence between...
2015/03/20 15:23
2015/03/20 15:23
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A San Quentin State Prison death row inmate convicted of the 1998 rape and murder of his stepdaughter in Sacramento County died Wednesday at a nearby hospital, state prison officials said...
2015/03/19 23:58
2015/03/19 23:58
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A man condemned to death for the 1998 murder of a Florin High School student died Wednesday at a hospital near San Quentin State Prison. Leon Chauncey Cooper, 54, was pronounced dead at 4:40 p.m.,...
2015/03/15 01:21
2015/03/15 01:21
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Black man, 69, convicted of targeting white victims during 'zebra murders' that killed 14 people in San Francisco in 1970s found dead in San Quentin prison cell J.C.X. Simon participated in the...
2015/03/14 20:54
2015/03/14 20:54
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... - One notorious California prison is trying to turn criminals into coders. Inmates are taking classes to learn how to become computer programmers when they get out, CBS News' Omar Villafranca...
2015/03/09 16:23
2015/03/09 16:23
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Correctional Officer Michael Hauwert woke up shaking July 15, 2012. After five years on the job at San Quentin State Prison, this was the most difficult assignment of the guard's career -- walking...
2015/03/08 22:22
2015/03/08 22:22
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In the wrong writer’s hands, an obituary can be a dull collection of biographical facts, the type of article that journalism professor William Drummond calls the “lowest common denominator” of...
2015/03/08 21:57
2015/03/08 21:57
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Important governmental agency decisions are made in secret; by the time the public finds out, it’s too late. Check any public agency agenda. It likely will include, a “Closed Session” for litigation,...
2015/03/06 14:22
2015/03/06 14:22
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SAN QUENTIN -- Over the past two years, Bay Area public-radio listeners have been able to get an unvarnished look into life at the state's most famous prison: An inmate living with HIV. A foreigner...
2015/03/06 08:15
2015/03/06 08:15
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The extra C doesn't stand for championship either, at least not yet. But when Jaccob Lopez, a Ridgeview senior, takes to the floor at Rabobank Arena this morning for the CIF State Wrestling...
2015/03/03 17:22
2015/03/03 17:22
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On paper, Get Hard, a film starring Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell, has god-level comedic possibilities. The trailer, which released yesterday (March 2), is all but an affirmation of the laughs the flick...
2015/03/03 16:58
2015/03/03 16:58
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My first shift at work presenting as a woman — wearing makeup and the female uniform — was two and a half years ago. It was the scariest day of my life. Even writing this now, I'm in tears. I'm Mandi...
2015/03/31 23:44
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