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April 18, 2015

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Sandoval makes appointments to fill two vacant judgeships
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval has named a private attorney from Boulder City and an assistant U.S. attorney to the two vacant judgeships in Clark County. The governor selected ...
Ex-doctor pleads guilty to federal charges in hepatitis C case
Ex-doctor pleads guilty to federal charges in hepatitis C case
Thursday, April 2, 2015
A former prominent Las Vegas doctor already serving 18 years to life in state prison pleaded guilty Thursday to federal health care fraud and conspiracy charges in a hepatitis C outbreak that ...
Competency hearing set for man accused of deadly crowbar attack
Thursday, April 2, 2015
A 29-year-old man accused of bashing a Las Vegas man to death with a crowbar will face a court hearing about whether he's psychologically fit for trial on murder, kidnapping, conspiracy and other charges. Jaime Zuniga's defense attorney, Oliver Melgar, declined comment Thursday ahead of ...
Lawsuit alleges Water District hid cost of failed water meter project
Lawsuit alleges Water District hid cost of failed water meter project
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Las Vegas Valley Water District covered up the true cost of a failed high-tech water meter installation project that “never worked” and led to errors in customers’ bills, according to a lawsuit filed ...
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Co-defendant pleads not guilty in slaying of neighborhood mom
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A co-defendant got a lawyer and pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder, attempted murder and other charges in the shooting death of a mother of four in a Las Vegas neighborhood. Derrick Andrews, 26, remained in custody after his arrest March 20 in the slaying of ...
Las Vegas doctor takes plea deal in drug party case
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A Las Vegas doctor has taken a plea deal after being accused of supplying drugs at elaborate theme parties on the Strip and at home. Court records show 47-year-old orthopedic surgeon Andrew Scott Martin pleaded guilty to ...
2 appear before judge in neighborhood slaying case
2 appear before judge in neighborhood slaying case
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Talk about whether prosecutors will seek the death penalty dominated the first court appearance Thursday by a man suspected of driving the getaway car in ...
Feds taking prosecution in illegal pot delivery case
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Federal prosecutors are taking the case against a 36-year-old Las Vegas man accused of having 53 guns and two silencers at a home and medical marijuana dispensary he's accused of operating as ...
Woman pleads guilty in dog attack case
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A 29-year-old single mother whose four dogs mauled two Las Vegas neighbors has pleaded guilty to a felony willful disregard charge in a plea deal to be freed from jail pending ...
Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty in Las Vegas sex assault case
Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty in Las Vegas sex assault case
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded guilty Tuesday in Las Vegas to a reduced felony attempted sex assault charge, in the third part of a four-state plea deal that prosecutors say will ...
Blake Griffin battery complaint dismissed in Las Vegas
Blake Griffin battery complaint dismissed in Las Vegas
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Prosecutors have dropped a misdemeanor case stemming from a man's complaint that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin slapped him and grabbed his cellphone at ...
U.S. judge to decide fate of FBI ruse gambling case
U.S. judge to decide fate of FBI ruse gambling case
Monday, March 23, 2015
A federal judge is weighing the fate of an illegal sports betting case against a wealthy Malaysian businessman who says the FBI violated his rights by ...
Police arrest man suspected of driving getaway car in killing
Police arrest man suspected of driving getaway car in killing
Friday, March 20, 2015
Police arrested a second suspect Friday in a shooting in a Las Vegas cul-de-sac that left a mother of four mortally wounded and led to the arrest of a 19-year-old neighbor ...
Attorney: Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper plans to resolve rape cases
Attorney: Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper plans to resolve rape cases
Friday, March 20, 2015
Just five years from reaching the NFL pinnacle as an All-Pro and Super Bowl champion, Darren Sharper is now likely headed for a lengthy prison sentence after reaching plea agreements in charges involving the drugging and sexual assault of ...
4 found guilty in homeowner association fraud trial
4 found guilty in homeowner association fraud trial
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
A Nevada lawyer and three co-defendants have been found guilty of conspiracy and wire fraud in what a jury was told was a sweeping scheme to control homeowner associations and steer business to ...

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