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File photo of handcuffs.(Photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Man In Reno Convicted On Synthetic Drug Charges

A Reno liquor and convenience store owner has been convicted on 16 counts involving the sale of synthetic drugs known as “spice.”

02/08/2014

Elko County plan bill prisoners for meals, medical treatment and administrative fees. (Getty Images)

Nevada County To Start Charging Inmates For Meals Despite Rights Concerns

ACLU says Elko County plan to bill prisoners for room and board is unconstitutional.

02/08/2014

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

Life In Prison For Vegas Man In Toddler’s Death

A 25-year-old Las Vegas man has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the death of a 16-month-old girl.

02/05/2014

File photo of handcuffs.(Photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Guilty Pleas In Teen Prostitution

Two California men have pleaded guilty in federal court in Nevada to transporting two girls, ages 12 and 16, from Oakland, Calif., to Las Vegas to work as prostitutes.

01/23/2014

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Phoenix-Area Man Gets Prison In Marijuana Case

A Phoenix-area man was sentenced Wednesday to 2 ½ years in prison and three years’ probation for selling marijuana, but he won’t be charged in the deaths of two Scottsdale teenagers who overdosed on synthetic drugs he allegedly sold.

01/08/2014

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

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

Mastermind Behind Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced

The mastermind of a Las Vegas mortgage fraud scheme has been sentenced to just over 11 years in prison.

12/22/2013

File photo of a gavel in a courtroom.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Teacher Aide Sent To Prison In Sex Case

A West Jordan teacher’s aide is headed to prison for five years to life after a jury convicted her of having sex with two teenage boys.

12/16/2013

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

Former Writer Sentenced For Date Rapes

A former freelance writer for a Reno newspaper has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the brutal date rapes of two women he met online.

12/06/2013

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

Goblin Toppling To Become Serious Crime

A state legislator bothered by the deliberate toppling of a unique rock formation is proposing to make offenses like it punishable by prison and a heavy fine.

11/29/2013

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