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Homeless man: Las Vegas firefighter plotted wife hammer slaying
Homeless man: Las Vegas firefighter plotted wife hammer slaying
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
A homeless man who admits killing a Las Vegas mom with a claw hammer told a jury Wednesday the woman's firefighter husband plotted the attack and ...
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Trial set to begin for Las Vegas firefighter accused of plotting estranged wife’s death
Monday, August 24, 2015
The jury trial of a former Las Vegas firefighter accused of hiring a homeless man to kill his estranged wife begins today amid what is expected to be ...
Attorney says client may not be eligible for death penalty
Attorney says client may not be eligible for death penalty
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The attorney for a man accused of sexually assaulting and fatally stabbing a woman behind an east valley strip mall in January says his client may suffer from an intellectual disability that would exempt him from the death penalty if found guilty. A notice ...
City Council OKs plans for new downtown Las Vegas courthouse
City Council OKs plans for new downtown Las Vegas courthouse
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court will be packing up its offices at the Regional Justice Center and moving down the street next year, after the Las Vegas City Council today approved ...
Ex-Oklahoma cop pleads not guilty in Las Vegas teen sex case
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
A former small-town Oklahoma police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Nevada state court to felony statutory sexual seduction and kidnapping charges involving a 15-year-old girl. A judge scheduled trial Oct. 26 in Clark County District Court for ...
Talks stall between Caesars, lenders on bankruptcy plan
Talks stall between Caesars, lenders on bankruptcy plan
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Talks have once again ended between a bankrupt division of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. and its bank lenders as the company aims to get its creditors ...
Mayweather, Pacquiao lawsuits sent to California court
Mayweather, Pacquiao lawsuits sent to California court
Monday, August 17, 2015
Plaintiffs who say the May 2 Las Vegas fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. was a fraud and they deserve their pay-per-view money back will argue ...
Nevada marijuana entrepreneur makes cameo in California indictment
Nevada marijuana entrepreneur makes cameo in California indictment
Friday, August 14, 2015
The CEO of Nevada's largest medical marijuana operator had several interactions with a figure at the center of a growing corruption scandal in California's industry that led to ...
Ex-Oklahoma cop to face trial in teen abduction case
Friday, August 14, 2015
A former small-town Oklahoma police officer accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl and abducting her from her grandmother's home in California will face trial in Nevada on felony charges that ...
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Hearing on B.B. King medical records postponed
Friday, August 14, 2015
A hearing in Las Vegas about whether B.B. King's heirs can have the late blues icon's medical records has been postponed one week. Probate Commissioner Wesley Yamashita on Friday reset the hearing Aug. 21 to ...
Lawsuit alleges Zirtual violated federal law with unannounced layoffs
Lawsuit alleges Zirtual violated federal law with unannounced layoffs
Thursday, August 13, 2015
A lawsuit alleges that Las Vegas-based Zirtual violated federal law when it terminated about 400 employees without notice on Monday. Zirtual’s employees, many of them full-time, provided ...
Student sues after high school denies anti-abortion club
Student sues after high school denies anti-abortion club
Thursday, August 13, 2015
A student is suing her Las Vegas high school and the Clark County School District for denying her bid to start an anti-abortion club on campus. Attorneys filed the lawsuit ...
Public invited to comment on Family Court hearing master candidates
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Now is the public’s chance to vet candidates for a hearing master position for the Family Court Division. The Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court ...
Son, 19, held in stabbing death of handcuffed father
Son, 19, held in stabbing death of handcuffed father
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Authorities in Las Vegas say a 19-year-old estranged son returned home and handcuffed and fatally stabbed his 51-year-old father during an argument while ...
Second suspect named in slaying of elderly woman
Second suspect named in slaying of elderly woman
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The husband of a woman facing felony murder, robbery and home invasion charges in the slaying of an elderly Las Vegas neighbor will also face prosecution in the case, a chief deputy district attorney said Tuesday. Timothy Coleman is jailed ...

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