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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

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

Inmate Found Dead In Prison Cell

Authorities say a 62-year-old inmate was found dead in his cell in Ely State Prison this week.

11/22/2013

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

Sick Inmate Dies In Carson City Prison

State officials are reporting the third inmate death this month at a Carson City prison.

10/25/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Sparks Man Gets 20 Years On Child Porn Charges

A 31-year-old Sparks man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for posting pornographic photographs of a juvenile relative on the Internet.

09/04/2013

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

Prison Hunger Strike Leader Named In Crackdown

A gang leader who helped organize a massive hunger strike in California state prisons has been named as an unindicted co-conspirator in federal indictments aiming to disrupt the Mexican Mafia prison gang and a Mexican drug cartel.

08/07/2013

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

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Arias: I Want To Start Literacy, Recycling Programs In Prison

Jodi Arias told a jury Tuesday that she can contribute to society if allowed to live, saying she’d like to start literacy, recycling and other programs in prison.

05/21/2013

File photo of prison. (Credit: ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Copper Thieves Get Prison Time, $5,000 Restitution

Two of three people convicted of stealing more than 500 pounds of copper from a railroad signal system near Wells in 2011 have been sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison.

05/16/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Woman Gets Prison Term In Fake Cancer Case

A Gilbert woman has been sentenced to prison after admitting that she pretended to have cancer in order to collect donations.

05/07/2013

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