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.
Las Vegas police say family visitation and in-house inmate programs have been suspended at the downtown Clark County Detention Center due to what a statement calls “contraband and other safety concerns.”
The family of an inmate who was killed in a Las Vegas jail is suing after his teenage cellmate allegedly stabbed him with a pencil and said the devil made him do it.
Police say a Las Vegas teenager accused of killing his nephew stabbed his cellmate to death with a pencil at the Clark County Detention Center.