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August 24, 2016

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City councilman’s son in court in connection with robberies
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Lawyers for a suspect in a series of armed robberies asked a judge this morning for more time to seek reduced bail and addiction counseling for their client. Shane Ross, son of Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tem Steve Ross, faced ...
3 appear in Vegas court in drug torture-arson slayings case
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Three men appeared in a Las Vegas courtroom Tuesday in a brutal torture, arson and murder case that police say stemmed from missing drug shipments mailed to ...
Mom asks court to let her visit son accused of Trump threat
Mom asks court to let her visit son accused of Trump threat
Friday, August 12, 2016
A British mother is asking a U.S. judge to let her personally visit her son, who is jailed in Nevada after what authorities say was an attempt to shoot Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at ...
Murder retrial delayed a year in Nevada casino shootout
Thursday, August 11, 2016
An ex-motorcycle gang leader whose Nevada murder conviction was overturned in December will spend another year in jail before he's retried for the killing of a rival gang member during a casino shootout in ...
Ammon Bundy defends brother's actions in jail scuffle
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Oregon standoff defendant Ryan Bundy's confrontation with sheriff's deputies at a Portland jail stemmed from his fear that a bullet lodged in his shoulder would be surgically removed without his consent, Ammon Bundy said in a ...
Trial begins for school officer in cover-up case
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
A federal trial has begun in Las Vegas for a suspended Clark County School District police officer accused of depriving the rights of a student and a staff member in a physical attack at ...
Death penalty trial reset in Las Vegas pharmacy slaying case
Thursday, August 4, 2016
A death penalty trial has been reset for a man accused of robbing two Las Vegas pharmacies in December 2014, and of killing a clerk he used to ...
Photo: Michael Steven Sandford is removed by Metro Police
Man arrested at Trump rally should be returned to U.K., lawyer says
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
A lawyer for a British man accused of trying to grab a police officer's gun to shoot Donald Trump said Tuesday that she hopes a deal can be struck to send him back to Britain for mental-health treatment rather than ...
Ex-con gets life in prison in cop impersonation rapes
Ex-con gets life in prison in cop impersonation rapes
Friday, July 29, 2016
A 50-year-old ex-convict has been sentenced as a career criminal to spend the rest of his life in Nevada state prison for impersonating a police officer and raping prostitutes. Mark Picozzi was sentenced ...
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Demonstrators square off as court hears school-choice arguments
Friday, July 29, 2016
Dueling chants of “we want choice” and “public money, public schools” set the stage for today’s landmark state Supreme Court hearing over the fate of Nevada’s sweeping Education Savings Account Program. Hundreds of supporters and ...
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Former Henderson city employee pleads not guilty to pandering
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
A former city of Henderson employee accused of tipping off a massage parlor to police operations and city inspections in return for sexual favors pleaded not guilty today to charges of ...
Woman pleads not guilty in fatal DUI case
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
A woman accused of hitting and killing a pedestrian with her car last month pleaded not guilty today to charges of DUI and failing to stop at the scene of a crash. Whitney Greco, 25, sobbed with ...
Not guilty plea entered for Vince Neil in battery case
Not guilty plea entered for Vince Neil in battery case
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
An attorney for former Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil entered a not guilty plea on the singer’s behalf to a misdemeanor battery charge, setting the stage for ...
Metro Police officer pleads not guilty to insurance fraud
Thursday, July 21, 2016
A Metro Police officer facing charges of insurance fraud pleaded not guilty this morning and will go to trial in September. Jeffrey Lynn Harper, 38, stood quietly ...
Bail set at $100,000 for Metro officer accused of DUI crashes
Bail set at $100,000 for Metro officer accused of DUI crashes
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
K.C. Wells was stuck in nearly stalled traffic on Interstate 15 early Saturday when he heard the sounds of crashing cars behind him and looked into his rearview mirror. What he saw ...