Inmate Dies Serving Sex Assault SentenceThe state Department of Corrections said Tuesday that John Layton Stokes was found dead about 1 p.m. Monday at High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs.
Nevada Changing Policies for Prison Inmates with HIVNevada's Department of Corrections is changing a series of policies and practices that the U.S. Justice Department says illegally discriminate against prison inmates with the virus that causes AIDS.
Nevada Inmate Serving Child Sex Sentence Dies in CustodyNevada prison officials say a 52-year-old inmate serving life with the possibility of parole on child sexual assault and lewdness convictions has died in custody at a Carson City hospital.
Senior Citizen Caught up in Romance ScandalHeidi interviews Bryon Martin who began online dating a woman from London who then claimed that she needed him to take an international flight to pick up legal papers and bring them to her. Eventually Martin agreed to make the trip but he ended up being tricked and the contents of the boxes he was asked to pick up contained 2kg of cocaine.
High Desert Inmate Stabbed to Death By Other PrisonersPrison officials say an inmate serving life at High Desert State Prison northwest of Las Vegas has died after being stabbed by fellow prisoners.
Convicted Sex Offender Dies In PrisonCoroner will conduct autopsy to determine cause of death
Arizona Prison Hit With 3rd Disturbance By Inmates In 4 DaysA third disturbance within four days broke out Saturday in a private prison in Kingman, authorities said.
Two Sentenced After Attacking Crossing GuardA 21-year-old man and his 23-year-old girlfriend have been sentenced to state prison for attacking and injuring a Las Vegas school crossing guard who waved them to a stop in a car that witnesses said was speeding through a school zone.
Prison Agency Investigating Shots Fired At Fighting InmatesNevada's prison director says several Ely State Prison inmates suffered minor injuries after officers fired shots in the direction of fighting prisoners.
Utah Inmate Dies After Provider Fails To Show For DialysisA 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.
Man Faces Life In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Multiple ChildrenA 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.
Man That Held Up Gas Station Sentenced To 50 Years In PrisonA 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.