On News 88.9 KNPR
On Classical 89.7
1289 S. Torrey Pines Dr.Las Vegas, NV 89146
Main Number: 1-702-258-9895Toll Free: 1-888-258-9895
More contact info
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A former Alabama prisons administrator with executive experience at several federal prisons has been picked to head the Nevada Department of Corrections.
Nevada is the latest state being sued for allegedly failing to provide proper treatment to inmates with chronic hepatitis C, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Prison guards in Nevada scored a major victory last week when a federal appeals court ruled in their favor.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada could be on the hook for up to $100 million in damages and unpaid wages after prison guards scored a major victory in a long-running legal fight with the state Department of Corrections, a lawyer for the guards says.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The historic Nevada State Prison needs about another $50,000 worth of work before it can open as a museum, officials said.
INDIAN SPRINGS, Nev. (AP) — An inmate has died at the state prison in Indian Springs.
The Nevada Department of Corrections says 78-year-old Clarence Gamble died Friday afternoon.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An ex-leader of a white supremacist gang who was serving 66 years in a Nevada prison for multiple crimes, including attempting to kill a fellow inmate, has died.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Officials say a 56-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was serving 10 years to life for rape, sexual assault, robbery and battery in Las Vegas has died behind bars.
While the nation has seen an overall drop in its prison population, Nevada’s numbers have risen.
According to a review by the Crime and Justice Institute, more people are being incarcerated in Nevada prisons and they’re spending more time inside them.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Officials say two Nevada prison inmates died on the same day in the state corrections infirmary in Carson City.
A group of Nevada inmates housed in a private prison in Arizona took part in a hunger strike this week.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada prison officia
Scott Dozier is set to be put to death next week. But the ACLU of Nevada has concerns about what surrounds his execution. What are they?
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval ordered an audit of the Department of Corrections when the state had to shell out $15.5 million in overtime costs last year.
What happens when an inmate on death row wants to be executed, but the state doesn't know how to do it?
Nearly 130 Nevada inmates have been deployed to help battle fires tearing through Southern California.
The Nevada Department of Corrections said six crews were sent from several prisons in the state.
Prison officials in Nevada say a 51-year-old woman who was serving four consecutive sentences of life in prison with the possibility of parole has died after a fight with another inmate.
When Nevada’s new prisons chief took over, he made it clear he was going to change the system.
A 65-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was serving a life sentence for murder has died.
The Nevada Department of Corrections reported Monday that Timothy Grimaldi died at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno on May 10.
A Nye County Detention Center inmate died last week, and authorities are carrying out an investigation.
The superintendent of a maximum security juvenile detention center in rural Nevada will serve as the new warden for the Montana State Prison.
The Nevada Department of Corrections is reporting the deaths of two prison inmates that took place over the past week.
Reynoldo Duquesne died on Wednesday at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City at age 67.