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.
Washoe County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of an inmate at the county jail in Reno.
A former inmate is suing the Nevada Department of Corrections, claiming staff members imposed cruel and unusual punishment by shackling her legs while she was in labor.
Prison authorities say an inmate charged with killing a guard is so dangerous they can’t accommodate a mental evaluation for the man.
Police are seeking a suspect in a South Salt Lake stabbing they believe happened when women started fighting over the same inmate.
Officials are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Ely State Prison inmate who was found dead with apparent stab wounds at the foot of prison stairs.