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Nevada Plates Factory Moved

State Prison in Carson City closed 3 years ago


(File photo. Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Shuttered Nevada Prison Closer To Being Tourist Attraction

To see the Nevada State Prison in Carson City is to understand why lawmakers decided to shut it down three years ago. The site, which housed prisoners even before Nevada became a state 150 years ago, features cramped cells, uneven walkways and the kinds of blind spots that would leave corrections officers patrolling the yard nervous.


Accused of molesting teen at Strip hotel New Year's Eve

Convicted Saudi Airman Appealing 35-Years In Nevada Prison

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Saudi Arabian air force sergeant sentenced to 35 years in Nevada state prison has filed notice that he’ll appeal his conviction on kidnapping and rape charges involving a 13-year-old boy at […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/11/2015

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

Inmate Dies In State Prison

52-year-old was sentenced from Clark County


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

Death Chamber Location Being Examined

State officials are recommending Nevada build a new execution chamber at Ely State Prison.


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Authorities Arrest One Of Two Prison Escapees

Authorities say a Nevada state prison inmate is back in custody and another remains at large two days after they escaped from a forest work crew.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–05/12/2012

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Cost For Closing Aging Prison Rises

Nevada’s prison chief says closing the aging Nevada State Prison has cost the Department of Corrections $2.5 million in overtime costs at other prisons during the first quarter of this fiscal year.

CBS Las Vegas–12/06/2011

(photo: Nevada Dept of Corrections)

Closure at State Prison

A portion of the aging Nevada State Prison has been shut down.


(photo: Nevada Dept of Corrections)

Legislators Hear Argument for Closing Prison

The director of Nevada’s prison system says closing the old Nevada State Prison in Carson city is a tough choice, but there is no better alternative to save money.

CBS Las Vegas–02/23/2011


Bogus Report: OJ Simpson Beaten In Prison

After speaking with both Nevada State Prison spokesperson Kevin Ingraham and OJ Simpson attorney Malcolm LaVergne, KXNT can find no evidence to confirm The National Enquirer report. The National Enquirer is reporting that NFL Hall of […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/15/2011