Department of Corrections
Lawyers for two Arizona death row prisoners on Wednesday asked the state Department of Corrections for information about the source of drugs for any upcoming executions.
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.