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Jonathan Koppenhaver  (LVMPD photo)

War Machine Allegedly Attempts Suicide

(Las Vegas)–An MMA fighter appears to be giving up. Las Vegas police have confirmed Jon Koppenhaver (War Machine) tried to commit suicide in jail. On Oct. 14 at approximately 9:30 p.m., a corrections officer was […]

CBS Las Vegas–10/16/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Mexican Man Held In Yuma Jail On Drug Charge Dies

A Mexican man being held in a Yuma jail on a drug charge is dead.

09/22/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (photo: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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

courtesy city of Henderson

Strip Arrests Head To Henderson Detention Center

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Officials have approved using the Henderson municipal jail to house some misdemeanor offenders arrested during weekends on the Las Vegas Strip. The Henderson City Council on Tuesday approved a summer-season contract […]

07/16/2014

File photo of a jail cell. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Sentenced For Stalking High School Athlete After Track Meet

A Reno man has received the maximum sentence for stalking a female athlete at a high school track meet in Minden.

06/13/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Inmate Facing 15 Years For Escaping Hospital, Assaulting Officer

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.

06/03/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Woman Ordered To Repay $25K In Medicaid Case

A prosecutor says a 33-year-old Las Vegas behavioral health company owner was spared jail time but ordered to pay $25,000 in restitution and penalties for failing to maintain adequate records to support Medicaid claims.

05/14/2014

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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

Booking photo of Mark Picozzi (photo: Las Vegas Metro Police)

Man Re-Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Escort

Police say they tied a second victim to a man accused of impersonating a police officer and sexually assaulting an escort service employee at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

02/06/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (photo: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Inmate Dies In Medical Facility At Nevada Prison

Nevada prison officials say an autopsy will be conducted on the body of a 60-year-old inmate from Virginia who died last week.

12/26/2013

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