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.
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.
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.
Arizona officials say a murderer who was sentenced to death has died nearly two hours after his execution started.
Washoe County jail inmate who escaped from a Reno hospital room and assaulted an officer before he was shot in the leg has been convicted of several felony charges.
The suspicious powder labeled as anthrax that prompted the evacuation of the Nevada Supreme Court was sent by an inmate at a southern Nevada prison, authorities said Friday.
Authorities say they have captured an inmate who walked away from his work assignment in Reno.
Nevada prison officials say an autopsy will be conducted on the body of a 60-year-old inmate from Virginia who died last week.
Authorities say a 62-year-old inmate was found dead in his cell in Ely State Prison this week.
The state Board of Examiners is scheduled to consider settling a lawsuit with a former Nevada inmate who was shackled while in labor.