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.
Six people are being accused of illegally operating a marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas.
Following a six-day jury trial, Nicholas Lindsey was convicted of nine counts of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme
A Saudi Arabia air force sergeant stood in shackles Wednesday in a Nevada courtroom and pleaded not guilty to abducting and raping a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Year’s Eve.
A 21-year-old male resident of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation is accused of sexually assaulting a 23-year-old female inmate after they were placed in the same cell in a tribal jail in rural eastern Arizona.