A former prosecutor-turned-fugitive who handled the high-profile drug cases of Paris Hilton and Bruno Mars was found dead Wednesday in his Las Vegas home, his lawyer said.
An Arizona woman held in a Mexico jail for a week on a drug-smuggling charge was freed after a court reviewed her case, including key security footage, and dismissed the allegations.
Washoe County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of an inmate at the county jail in Reno.
A prosecutor told jurors Monday he will prove a cold-case murder allegation against a German immigrant who spent years moving through U.S. society under a series of aliases, most notoriously posing as a member of the fabled Rockefeller family.
A 21-year-old male resident of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation is accused of sexually assaulting a 23-year-old female inmate after they were placed in the same cell in a tribal jail in rural eastern Arizona.
A Nevada lawmaker has been arrested on suspicion of threatening to harm a fellow legislator.
Authorities say a 28-year-old man is the fourth person arrested in a double killing in a dispute over a television at an apartment east of the Las Vegas Strip.
Nevada inmates are collecting millions of dollars in unemployment benefits while sitting in their cells, according to a state audit report released Thursday.
State prison officials say investigations are under way into the deaths of two inmates at separate Nevada prisons over the weekend.
North Las Vegas and the city of Las Vegas seem to have resolved early problems over their jail merger.