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Senate OKs bill cracking down on teacher-student sex crimes
Friday, April 17, 2015
Nevada senators have passed a bill that would toughen penalties against teachers and other school workers who have sexual relationships with students. Senators unanimously approved SB192 on Friday. It now heads ...
New appeals court could cost Nevada Supreme Court 2 justices
Friday, April 17, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court has a staffing problem. And it can thank the new Nevada Court of Appeals. Two seats on the state’s high court will be revoked if ...
Caesars division asks for more time to file bankruptcy plan
Caesars division asks for more time to file bankruptcy plan
Friday, April 17, 2015
The bankrupt operating division of casino empire Caesars Entertainment Corp. wants more time to file its reorganization plan to get out from under some $18 billion in debt. Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. lawyers filed a motion this week asking ...
Judge says FBI ruse violated rights of Las Vegas hotel guest
Judge says FBI ruse violated rights of Las Vegas hotel guest
Friday, April 17, 2015
The FBI violated the rights of a wealthy Malaysian businessman when agents posed as Internet repairmen to get into his Las Vegas suite to search for evidence of wrongdoing during the World Cup soccer tournament last summer ...
Couple faces more charges after child found dead under pizza boxes
Couple faces more charges after child found dead under pizza boxes
Thursday, April 16, 2015
New charges were filed Thursday against a couple accused of leaving a pregnant 17-year-old alone in a Las Vegas-area home with a sickly 3-year-old child who died after they moved to California with ...
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Bill would let juries consider seatbelt use in taxi crash lawsuits
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A bill moving through the Nevada Legislature would allow juries in lawsuits about taxicab crashes to consider whether a passenger was wearing a seatbelt. The Senate Transportation Committee held ...
Nevada man admits murdering mother, shooting brother
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
A 24-year-old Carlin man has pleaded no contest to murdering his mother and attempting to murder his brother in a plea deal with prosecutors that will make him eligible for parole in 50 years. Brant Davis has been in jail since ...
Former Metro cop gets probation in child porn case
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A 37-year-old former Metro Police officer has been sentenced to probation and four years' house arrest for his conviction in a child pornography possession case. James William Henry also has to register as a sex offender under ...
Man pleads guilty to threatening ranger in Bundy ranch standoff
Man pleads guilty to threatening ranger in Bundy ranch standoff
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
An eastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to threatening a U.S. ranger who took part in an armed standoff on a Nevada ranch last year. Prosecutors say ...
The tragic love story of Christy Mack and MMA fighter War Machine
The tragic love story of Christy Mack and MMA fighter War Machine
Monday, April 13, 2015
Christy Mack looks at her face sometimes -- the new one -- and tries to decide if she likes it better than her old one. There are differences. Her bright eyes used to be slightly more expressive. But the way ...
District Attorney: 17-year-old won’t face charges in child’s death
District Attorney: 17-year-old won’t face charges in child’s death
Monday, April 13, 2015
The top prosecutor in Las Vegas says a 17-year-old girl is a victim and won't face criminal charges in a three-generation child abuse case that came to light when ...
Trial reset in casino dealer slaying, slashing case
Trial reset in casino dealer slaying, slashing case
Monday, April 13, 2015
A death penalty trial has been postponed to next year for a former Las Vegas blackjack dealer accused of kidnapping and fatally stabbing her ex-boyfriend's daughter ...
Mother of toddler pleads not guilty after corpse found
Thursday, April 9, 2015
The mother of a toddler whose corpse was found hidden claims she was controlled by the father. The attorney for 38-year-old Kellie Phillips said she pleaded not guilty Thursday. After withdrawing from the case ...
Las Vegas man who threatened to blow up judges sent to prison
Las Vegas man who threatened to blow up judges sent to prison
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Authorities say a 60-year-old Las Vegas man who threatened to blow up two federal district court judges in Nevada will spend six years, three months in federal prison. The U.S. Attorney for Nevada said Wednesday that Clifford James Schuett pleaded guilty to ...
New charge against teen held in slaying of neighborhood mom
New charge against teen held in slaying of neighborhood mom
Monday, April 6, 2015
A 19-year-old awaiting trial on murder and other charges in the shooting death of a Las Vegas mother of four is being hit with a separate felony charge alleging that he held a knife to the throat of a 13-year-old boy. Prosecutors ...

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