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Nevada Board Oks Regulations On Pregnant Inmates

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Board of Prison Commissioners has adopted regulations restricting the use of restraints on pregnant inmates and allowing the new mothers to use a breast pump. Approval of the […]

03/18/2014

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Jail To Charge For Meals, Doctor

Inmates at a Nevada jail will soon have to foot the bill for their food, medical treatment and booking.

02/10/2014

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2 Inmates Walk Away From Work Assignment

Authorities are looking for two inmates who walked away from their work assignment in Reno.

01/09/2014

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Sick Inmate Dies In Carson City Prison

State officials are reporting the third inmate death this month at a Carson City prison.

10/25/2013

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Prison ‘Strip And Straddle’ Lawsuit Deal Eyed

State correctional officials and nearly 500 former and current inmates have reached a settlement agreement that would pay out $750,000 to inmates allegedly forced to strip down and sit front to back for long periods.

09/18/2013

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Utah Prisons Scrap English-Only Rule

Utah prisoners will be allowed to talk with visitors in Spanish or any other language they want now that a long-standing English-only rule has been scrapped.

07/11/2013

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N.M. Discovers It Doesn’t Have DNA For Some Inmates

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.

06/06/2013

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Nevada Inmates Collect Millions In Unemployment

Nevada inmates are collecting millions of dollars in unemployment benefits while sitting in their cells, according to a state audit report released Thursday.

12/14/2012

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Hawaii Ordered To Allow 2 Women To Marry Inmates

A federal judge has ordered that two Hawaii women be allowed to marry their incarcerated finances.

08/03/2012

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Arizona Lets Witnesses Watch Lethal Injection Of Death-Row Inmate

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona inmate was put to death Wednesday for a 1986 brutal rape and killing, in the state’s first execution allowing witnesses to watch prison officials inject a lethal drug into a prisoner. […]

06/27/2012

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