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April 17, 2014

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Cal law grad’s court appearance in bird-beheading case delayed
Cal law grad’s court appearance in bird-beheading case delayed
Monday, April 14, 2014
A court appearance was postponed Monday for a University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate completing prison boot camp for beheading an exotic bird in 2012 during a drunken episode …
Flavor Flav pleads guilty in misdemeanor battery case, gets probation
Flavor Flav pleads guilty in misdemeanor battery case, gets probation
Monday, April 14, 2014
Rapper and reality star Flavor Flav pleaded guilty this morning to charges stemming from a 2012 incident in which he was accused of...
Photo: Firefighters look over a car after making rescues
Man charged in Egg & I crash plans to plead guilty
Thursday, April 10, 2014
A 19-year-old Las Vegas man accused of plowing into a restaurant last April and injuring 10 people says he'll plead guilty. Victims who showed up to court expecting to...
Trial reset to next year in deadly 2012 hammer attack
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Trial has been reset to June 2015 for a 23-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a Las Vegas mother and daughter, and nearly killing their husband and father in a bloody hammer attack. Court records show that...
Comic George Wallace awarded $1.3 million in lawsuit against Bellagio
Comic George Wallace awarded $1.3 million in lawsuit against Bellagio
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
A Nevada jury on Tuesday awarded $1.3 million in damages to comedian George Wallace for a leg injury he said he suffered while performing...
Photo: Joey Kadmiri, who is accused of trying to steal co
Mother of ‘Thunder’ suspect wonders why strippers weren’t arrested in son’s beating
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The mother of the man accused of sparking a backstage brawl last month with cast members of Thunder From Down Under worries that the investigation is pinning everything on her son when perhaps …
Photo: David Brutsche appears in Las Vegas Justice Court
Man renounces sovereign ideals, gets probation
Monday, April 7, 2014
A man who renounced his adherence to a sovereign citizen philosophy was sentenced in Las Vegas to five years' probation after pleading guilty to a felony conspiracy to kidnap police officers charge. David Allen Brutsche apologized to...
Grand jury indicts suspect in ruckus with ‘Thunder From Down Under’
Grand jury indicts suspect in ruckus with ‘Thunder From Down Under’
Friday, April 4, 2014
A man arrested in a backstage brawl with dancers from the Excalibur’s Thunder From Down Under all-male revue was indicted today on 17 criminal counts. Joey Kadmiri faces charges including...
Woman accused of burning pet store faces new charges
Woman accused of burning pet store faces new charges
Friday, April 4, 2014
A woman accused of setting fire to her Las Vegas pet store full of puppies was indicted today on several new charges, including insurance fraud. A Clark County grand jury also indicted shop owner Gloria Lee on...
Jury asked to award comedian Wallace millions over injury at Bellagio
Jury asked to award comedian Wallace millions over injury at Bellagio
Friday, April 4, 2014
A jury in Las Vegas is being asked to award more than $7.1 million in lost earnings to comedian George Wallace for a leg injury he says he suffered while performing in ...
Conviction overturned, new trial ordered for suspect in 2009 death of Henderson baby
Conviction overturned, new trial ordered for suspect in 2009 death of Henderson baby
Thursday, April 3, 2014
The Nevada Supreme Court today reversed the conviction of Rayshaun Coleman and ordered a new trial for him in the death of a 42-day-old boy in Henderson in March 2009. The court said Clark County District Judge Michael Villani was wrong in not allowing the defense to …
Xerox, Nevada health exchange target of class-action filing
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A class-action lawsuit filed against Xerox and Nevada's health exchange alleges thousands of Nevadans may have paid for policies but remain uninsured because of …
Hearing reset in puppy shop arson case
Hearing reset in puppy shop arson case
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A judge postponed hearing a challenge of criminal arson and other charges filed against two people accused of torching a pet store where 27 puppies were rescued. Their rescheduled hearing will be on a claim that …
Court hearing on fraud-related charges for father of quints delayed until June 20
Court hearing on fraud-related charges for father of quints delayed until June 20
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Deon Derrico, the father of a set of Las Vegas quintuplets, will wait to have his day in court on real-estate fraud charges. This morning in North Las Vegas Justice Court, a preliminary hearing for Derrico was continued until …
Candidate for state controller says he’ll fight to stay on ballot
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Elections 2014:
Michael Schaefer, a Democratic candidate for state controller, says he’s going to fight the state’s suit to remove him from the ballot. The Secretary of State’s Office says Schaefer …

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