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.
Authorities say a 62-year-old inmate was found dead in his cell in Ely State Prison this week.
State officials are reporting the third inmate death this month at a Carson City prison.
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.
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.
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.
Washoe County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of an inmate at the county jail in Reno.
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.
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.
A Gilbert woman has been sentenced to prison after admitting that she pretended to have cancer in order to collect donations.