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February 9, 2016

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Former Adelson casino exec takes dismissal case to U.S. court
Former Adelson casino exec takes dismissal case to U.S. court
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
A former executive in billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's empire is asking a federal court in Nevada to rule on a continuing legal fight over his 2010 dismissal as ...
Ex-officer, Metro named in federal civil rights lawsuit
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
A California woman who authorities say was beaten by a police officer wearing a body camera has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking at least $225,000 from ...
Woman spares son from testifying in Las Vegas hotel slaying
Monday, February 8, 2016
A woman accused of shooting her husband dead in front of their son in a downtown Las Vegas hotel room on Christmas Eve spared the boy from having to testify against her on Monday. Maria Andrea Escalante waived a preliminary hearing and will face trial in ...
Flavor Flav pleads no contest to DUI charge in Las Vegas
Flavor Flav pleads no contest to DUI charge in Las Vegas
Monday, February 8, 2016
The entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor driving under the influence in Las Vegas, marking the second plea in two weeks involving similar charges in Nevada. The 56-year-old rapper and reality television star acknowledged ...
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Hearing postponed for woman in fatal Strip sidewalk crash
Friday, February 5, 2016
A 24-year-old woman accused of intentionally plowing a car into pedestrians on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk never made it into court, and a judge postponed her appearance. Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure says ...
Court hearing reset in Las Vegas Strip fight-night slaying
Thursday, February 4, 2016
A preliminary hearing was reset to April 6 for a 23-year-old Nevada state prison inmate facing murder charges in a fight-night slaying last May on the Las Vegas Strip. DeAngelo Mathews is already serving seven to 12 years in prison for ...
Mental status a question in Strip sidewalk gun case
Mental status a question in Strip sidewalk gun case
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
A judge in Las Vegas will consider the fitness for trial of a 20-year-old man accused of brandishing an unloaded handgun and feigning shots at traffic and tourists ...
Photo: In this June 15, 1995, file photo, murder defendan
O.J. Simpson not happy with portrayal of lawyer on TV show ads
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
O.J. Simpson isn't happy with ads and interviews he's seen about a cable TV series focusing on his 1995 murder acquittal, his attorney said, but he's not upset about ...
Lawsuit over fatal shooting by BLM agents near Las Vegas dropped
Friday, January 29, 2016
A wrongful death lawsuit has been dropped against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and two federal agents who shot and killed a man on a highway outside Las Vegas in 2014. U.S. District Court records show no recent case ...
Nevada high court rejects Mormon church appeal in water case
Nevada high court rejects Mormon church appeal in water case
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Nevada Supreme Court rejected a Mormon church appeal Thursday on a narrow legal question in a broad water rights dispute surrounding a proposal to pump groundwater from ...
Not guilty plea from 1 of 2 men held in double-slaying
Thursday, January 28, 2016
One of two ex-convicts jailed in the slayings of two people near downtown Las Vegas pleaded not guilty on Thursday to murder, conspiracy and other charges, while ...
Bail set at $2 million for suspect in Strip sidewalk gun case
Bail set at $2 million for suspect in Strip sidewalk gun case
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
A man accused of brandishing an unloaded handgun and feigning shots at traffic and tourists on the Las Vegas Strip was brought masked and restrained in ...
Man jailed more than 7 years without conviction due for probation
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
A man jailed for more than seven years without a conviction while facing child sex assault and lewdness charges in Las Vegas is expected ...
2 ex-convicts indicted on multiple charges in Las Vegas slaying
Monday, January 25, 2016
Two ex-convicts are facing murder, conspiracy, kidnapping and robbery charges in the execution-style slayings of two people in November in a car ...
No charges in battery complaint against Chris Brown in Las Vegas
No charges in battery complaint against Chris Brown in Las Vegas
Monday, January 25, 2016
Authorities in Las Vegas say R&B singer Chris Brown won't be charged with a crime based on a woman's complaint about a New Year's weekend altercation in ...

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