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Ex-Metro Police teen Explorer to seek bail in child sex case
Friday, July 31, 2015
A defense lawyer said Friday he'll seek bail for a former volunteer Las Vegas police Explorer facing multiple felony charges including lewdness, child sexual assault and kidnapping involving an underage schoolgirl. A Las Vegas judge reset ...
Photo: Erich Milton Nowsch Jr., 19, appears in court Mond
Teen says killing of ‘a loving, caring mom’ was a mistake
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a mother in a Las Vegas neighborhood said he mistook her for drug thugs who had threatened him and his family, according to a taped confession that defense attorneys want tossed out of the puzzling murder case initially thought to be a road-rage killing. Erich Milton Nowsch Jr. is heard at first denying involvement and then tearfully ...
Flavor Flav fires second lawyer in New York case; no plea deal
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
ntertainer Flavor Flav of Las Vegas has fired his second lawyer in his New York traffic case and his plea deal is kaput. The rapper and reality TV star said Tuesday ...
Parents whose 3 children died in fire sentenced for abuse
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Two parents whose children died in a 2012 mobile-home fire have been sentenced to a minimum of 10 years in prison and a maximum of 30 years. KSNV-TV reports that 29-year-old Amy Hatzenfiller and 25-year-old Shane Gouailhardou both ...
Assemblyman Richard Carrillo found guilty of DUI
Assemblyman Richard Carrillo found guilty of DUI
Monday, July 27, 2015
Nevada Assemblyman Richard Carrillo was found guilty Monday of driving under the influence and possessing a firearm while intoxicated, but he won't have to serve jail time in the case. The Democratic lawmaker from Las Vegas was ...
Rocker Vince Neil drops lawsuit over social media passwords
Rocker Vince Neil drops lawsuit over social media passwords
Friday, July 24, 2015
Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil got back his social media passwords after suing a consultant he hired to manage the accounts ...
Trial postponed in slaying of Las Vegas mom
Trial postponed in slaying of Las Vegas mom
Thursday, July 23, 2015
A jury trial for two men accused in the shooting death of Las Vegas mother Tammy Meyers after a driving lesson with her daughter has been rescheduled for October. The trial originally was scheduled for ...
What’s on the menu in jail
What’s on the menu in jail
Monday, July 20, 2015
5-minute expert: They’re not exotic, but Clark County inmates’ meals are a far cry from bread and water
The kitchen staff at the Clark County Detention Center generates about 9,000 hot meals daily – breakfast, lunch and dinner – for roughly 3,000 inmates. Inmates receive ...
Photo: In this May 4, 2015, file photo, Las Vegas Sands C
Judge keeps exhibit sealed in Las Vegas Sands case
Thursday, July 16, 2015
A Nevada judge on Thursday denied an attempt to unseal a private investigator's report in a wrongful termination case against casino company Las Vegas Sands Corp., Sands China Ltd. and the companies' chairman Sheldon Adelson. The ruling came after ...
Photo: Ronnie and Lisa Littlejohn enjoy champagne after t
Weddings in Las Vegas have dropped 37 percent in last 10 years
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Tourism:
Wedding bells have been ringing less often in Las Vegas recently — nearly 47,000 fewer couples were married here in 2014 than were a decade ago, even though record numbers of tourists have flocked to the city. In 2004 the number of weddings performed in Clark County peaked at 128,000. Last year, only 81,000 took place ...
Harry Reid’s brother pleads no contest to 2 misdemeanors in DUI case
Harry Reid’s brother pleads no contest to 2 misdemeanors in DUI case
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's brother pleaded no contest Tuesday to misdemeanor driving under the influence and resisting arrest to close a case stemming from an arrest five months ago. Larry Joe Reid, 73, didn't appear in Boulder City Justice Court, where ...
Trial set for man jailed without conviction since 2008
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
A Nevada state court judge scheduled a retrial in less than three weeks for a Las Vegas man who has been jailed for nearly seven years on sex assault and other charges, but hasn't been convicted of a crime. Prosecutor James Sweetin said Tuesday that Warren McClinton has had at least ...
Sentencing postponed in Strip sex trafficking case
Sentencing postponed in Strip sex trafficking case
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Sentencing was postponed for a 25-year-old Nevada prison inmate facing three to 10 more years and sex offender registration after pleading guilty before trial to a Las Vegas Strip sex trafficking charge. Clark County District Court Judge Eric Johnson ...
Clark County schools to settle insurance suit for $1.65M
Friday, July 10, 2015
The Clark County School District says it will pay a former insurance broker $1.65 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the agency ended the broker's contract prematurely. The district announced ...
Lawyers challenge law barring sex between teacher, 17-year-old student
Lawyers challenge law barring sex between teacher, 17-year-old student
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Attorneys for a teacher accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student plan to challenge a law that makes teacher-pupil sexual relationships illegal, even if the student ...

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