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Phone call interrupts drug buy, ends in fatal shooting
Phone call interrupts drug buy, ends in fatal shooting
Thursday, April 24, 2014
It was the last call for Jason Puckett. Puckett and a longtime friend, who had arranged a marijuana buy, stood Monday evening outside a Chevy Trailblazer parked near a public housing project …
30-year-old charged with trafficking underage girl
30-year-old charged with trafficking underage girl
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Jonathan Tyrone Thompson, 30, is charged with six criminal counts stemming from allegations he tried to seduce an underage girl via social media. Detectives got a tip about Thompson …
Photo: Emilio Arenas stands during a hearing at the Regio
2016 trial set in ‘Crazy Train’ suitcase slaying
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The trio accused last year of stuffing a homeless man inside his own suitcase and drowning him in a motel bathtub won’t be tried until early 2016. Attorneys representing the defendants said they needed …
Family law attorney warns high times might lead to loss of custody
Family law attorney warns high times might lead to loss of custody
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Q&A: Stacy Rocheleau:
As Southern Nevada readies for expanded access to medical marijuana, legal experts have a warning for parents: One of the drug's myriad effects is its heavy sway on …
Trio charged in ‘Crazy Train’ suitcase slaying of homeless man will likely be tried in 2016
Trio charged in ‘Crazy Train’ suitcase slaying of homeless man will likely be tried in 2016
Monday, April 21, 2014
A trio accused last year of stuffing a homeless man inside his own suitcase and drowning him in a motel bathtub likely won't face trial until 2016 while attorneys …
Ex-girlfriend, kicked-over motorcycle sparked fight that led to fatal stabbing, police say
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Bruce Reid made two potentially fatal mistakes during the fight that preceded his death Tuesday afternoon. One was releasing his combatant, Cody James Bradbury, from a bear hug. The other was …
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...

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