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Head injury to suspect as child could be used by defense
Head injury to suspect as child could be used by defense
Friday, February 27, 2015
A 19-year-old man charged with murder in the killing of a Las Vegas mother in a neighborhood gunbattle suffered a fractured skull as an infant — an injury that ...
Former reality-TV show trucker sentenced in kidnapping, threats
Former reality-TV show trucker sentenced in kidnapping, threats
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A man who appeared on season two of the History Channel's reality show "IRT Deadliest Roads" has been sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison for kidnapping and ...
Pregnant store owner gets 5 to 14 years in prison in puppy arson case
Pregnant store owner gets 5 to 14 years in prison in puppy arson case
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A former Las Vegas pet shop owner who was caught on surveillance video last year torching her business before 27 puppies and dogs were rescued failed to sway ...
Judge sets $40,000 bail for Las Vegas woman in dog-mauling case
Judge sets $40,000 bail for Las Vegas woman in dog-mauling case
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Bail was set at $40,000 for a 29-year-old single mother ahead of a March 11 preliminary hearing on felony charges after her four dogs mauled two neighbors, including a woman whose arms were ...
Man faces sentencing for seeking unemployment benefits from jail
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
A Las Vegas man is facing prison time after he was convicted of unemployment insurance fraud for seeking jobless benefits while he was in jail, according to the state Attorney General’s Office. After a three-day trial ...
Mom forgives; district attorney withdraws death penalty in slaying
Mom forgives; district attorney withdraws death penalty in slaying
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
A family's forgiveness prompted a dramatic turnaround in a Las Vegas courtroom, where a judge agreed to let prosecutors withdraw a call for the death penalty for ...
U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal from Las Vegas strip clubs
Monday, February 23, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from seven topless or nude clubs in Las Vegas that sought the return of more than $100 million paid for Nevada’s live entertainment tax. The court on Friday refused to ...
Husband says he doubts Las Vegas mother’s slaying was road rage
Husband says he doubts Las Vegas mother’s slaying was road rage
Monday, February 23, 2015
The tale of a Las Vegas mother of four who was shot to death after a neighborhood car chase took yet another turn Monday when her husband and attorneys for a neighbor ...
Mother, son charged with arson in fatal fire
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
A Las Vegas man and his mother have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of intentionally burning down a mini-mart in North Las Vegas to ...
Assembly OKs bill to rein in construction-defect lawsuits
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The state Assembly approved a bill today to curb lawyers from filing frivolous construction-defect lawsuits and collecting excessive fees. The vote on AB-125, which now goes to the Senate, passed ...
Photo: Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin passes a ball
Attorney gets more time to try to resolve Blake Griffin case
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A defense lawyer for Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin got another month to try to resolve a Las Vegas criminal complaint stemming from a nightclub argument in October. Attorney Richard Schonfeld said Tuesday that he hopes to ...
DA seeking death penalty in Walgreens slaying case
DA seeking death penalty in Walgreens slaying case
Friday, February 13, 2015
The district attorney in Las Vegas will seek the death penalty against a Las Vegas man accused of robbing two pharmacies and ...
Saudi airman to appeal conviction on kidnapping, rape charges
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
A Saudi Arabian air force sergeant sentenced to 35 years in Nevada state prison has filed notice that he'll appeal his conviction on kidnapping and rape charges involving ...
Judge: Enough signatures to let voters decide on stadium funding
Judge: Enough signatures to let voters decide on stadium funding
Friday, February 6, 2015
Las Vegas voters will decide if public funds should go toward a $200 million downtown soccer stadium after a judge ruled today that petitioners gathered enough signatures to qualify the issue for the June election ...
Poker pro Dan Bilzerian avoids jail time in explosives case
Friday, February 6, 2015
Poker professional and Internet playboy Dan Bilzerian and a pal capitalized on Bilzerian's substantial Instagram following Friday to avoid prosecution on felony explosives charges in Las Vegas. Bilzerian's lawyer, David Chesnoff, told a judge his client will ...

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