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Lawyer: Metro officer had no knowledge of child porn images
Lawyer: Metro officer had no knowledge of child porn images
Friday, October 24, 2014
A lawyer denies that a 37-year-old Las Vegas police officer knew there were pornographic images of children stored within ...
Photo: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, appears with att
Fighters suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. over cable TV bout
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit. Hashim Rahman Jr., 23, and younger brother Sharif Rahman, 18, accuse ...
Woman pleads guilty to arson in Las Vegas pet shop fire
Woman pleads guilty to arson in Las Vegas pet shop fire
Monday, October 20, 2014
Gloria Eun Hye Lee, accused of setting fire to her pet shop to collect insurance money, pleaded guilty this morning to charges including ...
Man accused of making bomb threat against observation wheel
Man accused of making bomb threat against observation wheel
Friday, October 17, 2014
A man accused of falsely reporting a bomb on the High Roller observation wheel on the Strip was indicted Thursday by a Clark County grand jury. Jamie D. Dantis is accused of ...
Prosecutors: Doctor prescribed medicine for people who didn’t need it
Friday, October 17, 2014
A Las Vegas doctor accused of writing painkiller prescriptions for people he never treated and then creating records to pretend he'd worked with them has been ordered to nearly four years in prison. Authorities say 49-year-old Dr. Victor Bruce of ...
Man gets up to 20 years in fatal Halloween crash
Friday, October 17, 2014
A 22-year-old man has been ordered to seven to 20 years in prison for a Halloween crash in North Las Vegas that killed a teen mother an injured three others. Leonard Novell Walker II was sentenced Thursday, after ...
Court rules Nevada implied consent law is unconstitutional
Court rules Nevada implied consent law is unconstitutional
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A law that allows police to forcibly take blood samples from drivers without a warrant is unconstitutional, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled today. The court found ...
Judge releases woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton
Judge releases woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A federal judge on Thursday ordered a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton in Las Vegas to live with her mother in Arizona while she awaits ...
Former UNLV employees plead guilty in misappropriation of $292,000
Former UNLV employees plead guilty in misappropriation of $292,000
Friday, October 10, 2014
Two former UNLV employees pleaded guilty Thursday in the misappropriation of at least $292,000 from the university for their personal benefit, according to the Nevada Attorney General’s Office. Lina Khachekian, 35, of Las Vegas pleaded guilty to two felony counts of ...
Frustration then elation: Gay couples begin to tie the knot in Las Vegas
Frustration then elation: Gay couples begin to tie the knot in Las Vegas
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Surrounded by a crush of news cameras, Antioco Carrillo and Theo Small grinned and posed with the single-page document they'd fought two years to obtain. "It's a dream ...
Insanity defense planned for mom accused of throwing kids out window
Insanity defense planned for mom accused of throwing kids out window
Friday, October 3, 2014
A defense lawyer said Friday he plans an insanity defense for a 34-year-old Las Vegas mother of three accused of throwing her two youngest children out a second-story window before ...
Man arrested in alleged mortgage lending fraud scheme
Friday, October 3, 2014
A Las Vegas man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a mortgage lending fraud scheme in which people paid large down payments for houses they never received, according to the Nevada Attorney General’s Office. Jose Christian Delgado, 39, of Las Vegas and ...
Judge: ‘Thunder’ shooting defendant faking mental illness
Judge: ‘Thunder’ shooting defendant faking mental illness
Friday, October 3, 2014
A judge said Friday that a doctor determined a Las Vegas criminal defendant is faking mental illness to avoid a new trial on charges that he ...
Man sentenced in slaying, mutilation of runaway teen
Man sentenced in slaying, mutilation of runaway teen
Friday, October 3, 2014
A man accused of killing a 17-year-old runaway then cutting off her tattoos and removing her teeth to prevent authorities from identifying her body was sentenced today to 20 to 50 years in prison. District Court Judge David Barker sentenced Gabriel Yates in the ...
Investigator: Suspect in fatal Strip shooting, crash was plotting escape
Investigator: Suspect in fatal Strip shooting, crash was plotting escape
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
An investigator told a judge Wednesday that a self-described pimp already serving prison time for rape and robbery bribed a guard to get cellphones behind bars as part of a plot to ...

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