Las Vegas Sun

January 27, 2015

Currently: 55° — Complete forecast | Log in

Courts

Attorney gets more time for settlement in Blake Griffin case
Monday, January 12, 2015
A defense lawyer for Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin got another month to work out a settlement on a man's criminal complaint that Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas Strip nightclub in October. Attorney Richard Schonfeld appeared ...
Lawyer seeks deal in poker player’s explosives case
Friday, January 9, 2015
A lawyer for flamboyant professional poker player Dan Bilzerian said Friday he hopes to arrange a plea deal and avoid trial on felony charges that Bilzerian and a friend illegally blew up the cab of a tractor-trailer with ...
Bengals’ Pacman Jones loses appeal of $12.4 million judgment
Bengals’ Pacman Jones loses appeal of $12.4 million judgment
Friday, January 9, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court says Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Adam "Pacman" Jones has to pay more than $12.4 million in damages in a shooting that ...
DA: Death penalty possible in slaying of can collector
DA: Death penalty possible in slaying of can collector
Friday, January 9, 2015
The death penalty is a possibility for a man who made his first court appearance Friday in what the Clark County District Attorney called the random rape and brutal stabbing death of a woman collecting cans for ...
Poker not in the cards for defendants in FBI ruse case
Poker not in the cards for defendants in FBI ruse case
Thursday, January 8, 2015
A judge says a Malaysian businessman and his son can't play poker at Las Vegas casinos while they await a ruling on whether the FBI illegally entered their hotel suites to investigate what prosecutors say was a $13 million illegal Internet gambling ring. U.S. Magistrate Judge Carl Hoffman said ...
Catholic church appeals $500,000 jury award
Catholic church appeals $500,000 jury award
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Nevada Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments Tuesday on an appeal by Catholic church officials of a $500,000 jury award to a man who says he was molested as a 13-year-old by a priest who had moved from Wisconsin to Las Vegas. A lawyer for ...
Mother files wrongful death lawsuit in BLM shooting
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
The mother of a 20-year-old man shot and killed by federal rangers on a highway outside Las Vegas last February has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the federal government. Tracy Meadows says ...
Suspect in Walgreens slaying goes before judge
Suspect in Walgreens slaying goes before judge
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
A man accused of shooting and killing a Walgreens clerk during a robbery last week appeared in Las Vegas Township Justice Court this morning. Jin Ackerman, 25, was presented with ...
Men who posed as Mormon missionaries sentenced in robbery
Men who posed as Mormon missionaries sentenced in robbery
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Two men who posed as religious missionaries to storm into a Las Vegas house have been sentenced to seven years to life in prison after being found guilty of kidnapping, armed robbery and ...
Judge to decide evidence issue in gambling case
Judge to decide evidence issue in gambling case
Thursday, December 18, 2014
A federal judge said Thursday she'll rule soon on whether the FBI improperly entered suites at a Las Vegas Strip casino without a warrant during a probe of what prosecutors say was ...
Sandoval names 3 judges to new Court of Appeals
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Gov. Brian Sandoval today named three Nevada judges to sit on the newly created Court of Appeals. The governor selected ...
Complaint: Man threatened boy if he told about sex assault
Complaint: Man threatened boy if he told about sex assault
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
A man accused of sexually assaulting children in his own family threatened to break a boy’s legs if he told anyone what happened, according to a criminal complaint in Las Vegas Township Justice Court. The suspect ...
Settlement reached in lawsuit over flawed Strip hotel tower
Settlement reached in lawsuit over flawed Strip hotel tower
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
A last-minute settlement avoided trial Tuesday in a massive civil breach-of-contract lawsuit involving casino giant MGM Resorts International and six of seven contractors on ...
Lawyer hints at new findings in Blake Griffin case
Lawyer hints at new findings in Blake Griffin case
Monday, December 8, 2014
Prosecutors in Las Vegas might be swayed by findings of a defense investigation into a man's claim that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas ...
Caesars Entertainment wants Delaware lawsuit tossed
Friday, December 5, 2014
A Delaware judge is weighing whether to grant a motion by Caesars Entertainment Corp. to dismiss a lawsuit by bondholders accusing the company of fraudulently transferring assets of its debt-laden operating unit in order to ...

Most Popular

  • Viewed
  • Discussed
  • E-mailed