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Prison Agency Investigating Shots Fired At Fighting Inmates

Nevada’s prison director says several Ely State Prison inmates suffered minor injuries after officers fired shots in the direction of fighting prisoners.

04/23/2015

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Utah Inmate Dies After Provider Fails To Show For Dialysis

A Utah prison inmate is dead of an apparent heart attack related to renal failure after a dialysis provider didn’t show up for a scheduled treatment for two days in a row, a prison official said Tuesday.

04/07/2015

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Lawyer: 2 Nevada Inmates Handcuffed When Guard Shot Them

A Nevada prison inmate was handcuffed when was shot and killed by a guard last November, according to a lawyer who said that her client was wounded in the same shooting but survived.

03/26/2015

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Nevada Deputy Surrenders After Indictment For Inmate Sex

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 29-year-old Washoe County sheriff’s deputy has turned himself over to authorities after a grand jury indicted him on charges of having voluntary sexual contact with a female inmate. The sheriff’s […]

02/17/2015

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Inmate Serving Time For Making Child Pornography Dies

Authorities say a 78-year-old inmate jailed for producing child pornography and statutory sexual seduction died at a Carson City prison hospital.

01/27/2015

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Court Orders Nevada To Disclose What’s In Prison Food

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An inmate’s complaint about Nevada prison food has the state Supreme Court ordering officials to say what’s in the sack lunches and “chef’s choice” dinners given to nearly 12,800 inmates, and whether […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/08/2015

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Deputy Accused Of Having Sex With Inmate

A 28-year-old Washoe County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on one count of suspicion of having voluntary sexual contact with a female inmate after an investigation that lasted more than six months.

12/02/2014

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Inmate Dies Of Chronic Medical Condition

Authorities say a 21-year-old inmate who had been serving a robbery sentence died in a Carson City hospital after spending two months there.

09/24/2014

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Inmate Accused Guards Of Allowing Other Inmates To Beat On Him

A former Elko County jail inmate is seeking more than $50,000 in damages in a federal lawsuit accusing jail guards of idly standing by while three other inmates nearly beat him to death.

09/16/2014

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Reporter: Inmate Took About 640 Gasps Of Air During Execution That Lasted Nearly 2 Hours

Arizona officials say a murderer who was sentenced to death has died nearly two hours after his execution started.

07/23/2014

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