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June 29, 2016

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Grandma in theft case invoking problem gambler diversion law
Grandma in theft case invoking problem gambler diversion law
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
A Las Vegas grandmother who went to prison for stealing more than $500,000 from the plumbing business where she kept the books is invoking a little-used state law ...
Man's trial fitness questioned in Strip slayings case
Friday, June 24, 2016
State mental evaluations have been ordered to determine if an ex-convict is fit for a death penalty trial in a case stemming from ...
Man to plead to reduced charge in Las Vegas Strip gun case
Man to plead to reduced charge in Las Vegas Strip gun case
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
A man who drew police gunfire after they said he brandished an unloaded handgun among tourists and traffic on the Las Vegas Strip said Tuesday he's taking a plea deal that court officials said will get him treatment for schizophrenia. Two bystanders ...
Mother gets probation for neglect in child drowning
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The mother of a 2-year-old child who drowned last year in a Las Vegas community hot tub has been sentenced to up to five years of probation for felony child neglect. Vanessa Loftis sobbed during sentencing ...
Ex-con accused of practicing medicine without license indicted on felony charges
Friday, June 17, 2016
An ex-felon already in custody after being accused of practicing medicine without a license in Las Vegas has been indicted on multiple felony charges also including ...
Photo: This March 17, 2007, file photo, magician Jan Rouv
Porn trial delayed for ex-Las Vegas illusionist from Germany
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Trial has been reset in Las Vegas for a German-born illusionist facing decades in prison and up to $1 million in fines on federal child pornography charges. Jan Rouven Fuechtener's attorney declined Thursday to ...
Death penalty sought for 2 in slaying of liquor store clerk
Death penalty sought for 2 in slaying of liquor store clerk
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for two of three men charged in the slaying of a clerk during a robbery in April at a Lee’s Discount Liquor store, the Clark County District Attorney’s Office announced today. “Nevada law provides ...
Judge won’t release Ryan Bundy for hearing in California
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A federal judge Wednesday rejected Ryan Bundy's demand to be released from custody so he can appear before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has been ...
Photo: Rancher Cliven Bundy stands at his ranch house Sun
U.S. prosecutors oppose bids for separate trials in Nevada Bundy case
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Prosecutors are telling a federal judge in Las Vegas that Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and 18 co-defendants should be tried together in ...
Bail $500,000 for man held in downtown Las Vegas shooting
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Bail was set at $500,000 for a 20-year-old accused of shooting four people early May 29 on a downtown Las Vegas sidewalk. Defense attorney Roy Nelson couldn't immediately be reached Thursday to say whether ...
Salt Lake City attorney seeks to assist in Ammon Bundy’s legal defense in Oregon
Salt Lake City attorney seeks to assist in Ammon Bundy’s legal defense in Oregon
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Another Utah lawyer is seeking to help Oregon standoff defendant Ammon Bundy in the federal conspiracy and weapons case against him set to ...
Ex-high school teacher facing 20 more counts in student sex case
Ex-high school teacher facing 20 more counts in student sex case
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Twenty more felony charges were filed today against a former Las Vegas high school science teacher and girls' swimming coach accused of forcing a teenage student into ...
Police report: Mom knew about girl’s alleged relationship with teacher
Police report: Mom knew about girl’s alleged relationship with teacher
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
During her monthslong relationship with a Desert Pines High School teacher, a student searched the Internet for the definition of an abusive relationship, according to ...
Former high school teacher arraigned in student sex case
Former high school teacher arraigned in student sex case
Monday, June 6, 2016
A lawyer says a 23-year-old former Las Vegas high school science teacher and girls' swimming coach will fight felony allegations that he forced a teenage student into ...
Photo: Rancher Cliven Bundy listens to a question from a
Most Bundy case defendants seeking separate trials in Las Vegas
Monday, June 6, 2016
Twelve of 19 defendants want separate trials in the federal criminal case in Las Vegas involving southern Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy stemming from ...