Nevada prison officials say an autopsy will be conducted on the body of a 60-year-old inmate from Virginia who died last week.
The mastermind of a Las Vegas mortgage fraud scheme has been sentenced to just over 11 years in prison.
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.
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.
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.