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Justices order study of Nevada prison diets

A panel of the Nevada Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a lower district court and ordered it to compel the state’s chief medical officer to examine and report on the nutritional adequacy of the diet of prison inmates as required by state law.

Reno wins Supreme Court ruling in firefighter layoffs

The Nevada Supreme Court on Wednesday gave a victory to the city of Reno in its decision in May to lay off 32 firefighters after federal funding that supported their positions ran out.

Work to change historic Nevada prison to museum is going slow

Rusty gates that used to clang shut behind inmates sentenced to serve time at what was one of the West’s oldest territorial prisons might one day swing open for visitors and history buffs at the Nevada State Prison.

Arizona killer’s death penalty overturned

The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the death sentence of a Kingman man who was convicted of first-degree murder.

Lake Havasu police shooting found justified

Three Lake Havasu City police officers were justified when they opened fire Nov. 23, killing a Lake Havasu City man who pointed his firearm at them, the Kingman Police Department determined after an independent review of the incident.

Metro report describes rape case involving Arizona cop

A police report provides new details in one of the cases against former Bullhead City, Ariz., police Sgt. Jesse Hoag who is accused of forcing himself upon two women he met at the same Laughlin bar during separate October incidents.

Nevadans accuse Herbalife of preying on Latinos, poor

Southern Nevadans who say they lost thousands of dollars to a pyramid scheme run by Herbalife called on Nevada’s attorney general Thursday to investigate the company, which sells nutritional and weight-loss products.

Bullhead City cop’s wife sentenced in embezzlement

A 90-day jail sentence was imposed Thursday for a police officer’s wife and former dispatcher who looted funds while serving as treasurer of the Bullhead City Police Officer’s Association in Arizona.

Arizona cop resigns amid rape allegation

A Bullhead City, Ariz., police sergeant facing prosecution for sex offenses on both sides of the Colorado River has resigned his position.

Arizonan sentenced in wife’s beating death

A mentally troubled Lake Havasu City, Ariz., man who pleaded no contest in the beating death of his wife was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday.