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View of the Female Penitentiary in Culiacan, Sinaloa State, Mexico (Photo: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

US Woman Facing Drug Charge Released In Mexico

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.

05/31/2013

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Washoe County Jail Inmate Death Investigated

Washoe County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of an inmate at the county jail in Reno.

05/22/2013

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

Rockefeller Impostor On Trial For Murder

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.

03/18/2013

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

Male Inmate Accused Of Assaulting Female Inmate

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.

02/07/2013

Assemblyman Steven Brooks

NV Lawmaker Jailed On Threat To Colleague

A Nevada lawmaker has been arrested on suspicion of threatening to harm a fellow legislator.

01/21/2013

File photo of a man carrying a television (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

4th Arrest Made In Vegas Apartment Double Killing

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.

01/14/2013

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

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

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Probes Under Way Into Prison Deaths

State prison officials say investigations are under way into the deaths of two inmates at separate Nevada prisons over the weekend.

11/18/2012

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Jail Consolidation Recovers From Early Problems

North Las Vegas and the city of Las Vegas seem to have resolved early problems over their jail merger.

11/13/2012

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

Foster Mother Charged With Having Sex With 2 Boys

A Kearns foster mother has been charged with having sex with two teenage boys while they were in her care.

10/14/2012

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