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Prison Agency Investigating Shots Fired At Fighting Inmates

Nevada’s prison director says several Ely State Prison inmates suffered minor injuries after officers fired shots in the direction of fighting prisoners.

04/23/2015

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Utah Inmate Dies After Provider Fails To Show For Dialysis

A Utah prison inmate is dead of an apparent heart attack related to renal failure after a dialysis provider didn’t show up for a scheduled treatment for two days in a row, a prison official said Tuesday.

04/07/2015

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Man Faces Life In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Multiple Children

A 30-year-old Sun Valley man faces up to 10 life prison sentences after a Washoe County jury convicted him of sexually assaulting multiple children.

03/11/2015

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Man That Held Up Gas Station Sentenced To 50 Years In Prison

A 25-year-old Reno man who held up the same gas station clerk on consecutive nights has been sentenced to up to 50 years in prison.

03/05/2015

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Man Who Set Fire To Be Sentenced In Vegas Puppy Arson Case

A one-time boxer who’s been jailed for more than a year is due to learn how much prison time he’ll serve for setting fire to a pet shop where 27 puppies and dogs were rescued from cages 13 months ago.

03/02/2015

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Gun Dealer Pleads Guilty To Selling Illegal Firearms

The former owner of a Reno shooting range faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges that he illegally sold handguns and machine guns with obliterated serial numbers to undercover agents.

01/31/2015

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Inmate Serving Time For Making Child Pornography Dies

Authorities say a 78-year-old inmate jailed for producing child pornography and statutory sexual seduction died at a Carson City prison hospital.

01/27/2015

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Man Gets Up To 40 Years In Prison For Child Sex Abuse

A Reno man has been sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing a young female relative.

01/21/2015

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Man Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Child Pornography

A federal judge in North Dakota has sentenced a 40-year-old Reno man to five years in prison on child pornography charges.

01/17/2015

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Escort Service Owner Gets 15 Months In Tax Case

The former owner of a Las Vegas escort service has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to repay more than $230,000 in restitution for his guilty plea in a federal tax evasion case.

01/06/2015

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