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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

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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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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

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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

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