Department of Corrections
The state Department of Corrections has determined that DNA wasn’t collected as required from numerous state prison inmates, a lapse that hinders investigations into unsolved crimes.
Arizona authorities say contraband alcohol produced by prisoners inside a maximum-security prison in Florence is believed to be the cause of suspected botulism poisoning of seven inmates.
Nevada prison officials say the man who staged a sniper attack on Interstate 80 more than a decade ago has been found dead in his cell.
A federal judge in Las Vegas has barred state prison officials from serving a new “common fare” menu to an Orthodox Jewish inmate who adheres to a kosher diet while serving a life sentence for kidnapping.