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July 30, 2015

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Man pleads not guilty in shotgun slaying of neighbor
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
A 46-year-old Las Vegas man pleaded not guilty Wednesday and was given a Feb. 22 trial date on felony murder and firing a weapon into a vehicle charges in the shotgun death of his neighbor. James Stapleton's public defender, Nancy Lemcke, declined to ...
Nevada to get $1.7M in national JPMorgan Chase settlement
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
State Attorney General Adam Laxalt says Nevada will get $1.7 million under a nationwide settlement with JPMorgan Chase stemming from debt collection practices. The agreement announced Wednesday involves ...
City attorney seeks NLV Municipal Court judgeship in recall election
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
North Las Vegas City Attorney Sandra Douglass Morgan is jumping into the race to unseat embattled North Las Vegas Municipal Court Judge Catherine Ramsey in a recall election. The news initially ...
Nevada adds $200K to fight California patient busing lawsuit
Nevada adds $200K to fight California patient busing lawsuit
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Nevada officials including Gov. Brian Sandoval have approved more money to fend off a lawsuit that San Francisco filed over alleged psychiatric patient dumping. The Nevada Board of Examiners voted Tuesday to approve $200,000 more to continue ...
Las Vegas man tied to Bitcoin poker site pleads guilty
Las Vegas man tied to Bitcoin poker site pleads guilty
Monday, July 6, 2015
Bryan Micon, pursued by Nevada gaming officials for his involvement with an unlicensed gambling website, pleaded guilty to the charge against him today. Micon appeared this morning ...
Gunman sentenced to 14 years in armored car heist
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A gunman accused of wearing a disguise to rob an armored vehicle guard outside a Las Vegas casino has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison and ordered to repay $36,320. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden says 31-year-old Arquarius Robertson also was ...
Metro detective gets probation in prostitute attack case
Metro detective gets probation in prostitute attack case
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A suspended Metro Police detective has been sentenced to probation on a reduced charge in a plea deal that avoids trial in a case alleging that he attacked and injured a prostitute trying to get his money back. Defense attorney Joshua Tomsheck said ...
Las Vegas-area couple plead not guilty in child death case
Las Vegas-area couple plead not guilty in child death case
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A man and woman accused of abandoning a pregnant 17-year-old girl to care for their sickly 3-year-old son, who was found dead in a Las Vegas-area home, have pleaded not guilty to murder and child abuse charges. A state court judge on Thursday scheduled ...
Photo: Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital
Nevada still hopes to have patient-dumping case dismissed
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
As far as San Francisco is concerned, a lawsuit pushing back against Nevada’s one-time practice of busing mentally ill patients to California will be moving forward. But Nevada is saying not so fast. The Supreme Court ...
Inmate wounded by guard sues Nevada prison officials
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Nevada prison inmate who was wounded by shotgun blasts that killed another prisoner has accused the state Department of Corrections chief, supervisors and guards of deliberate indifference and ...
Supreme Court won’t hear Nevada patient dumping case
Supreme Court won’t hear Nevada patient dumping case
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from Nevada over a lawsuit that claims the state wrongfully bused indigent psychiatric patients to San Francisco without paying the costs of ...
Photo: Bryan Clay, 22, makes an initial appearance on cha
Trial delayed in deadly 2012 hammer attack on mother, daughter
Monday, June 29, 2015
A death penalty trial has been pushed back for a 25-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a Las Vegas mother and daughter, and nearly killing their husband and father in a bloody hammer attack. Clark County District Court Judge Jessie Walsh on Monday reset ...
Photo: Ammar Harris, the suspect the Feb. 21 Las Vegas St
Trial reset to October in deadly Strip shooting, crash
Monday, June 29, 2015
A death-penalty trial has been rescheduled for a self-described pimp accused of killing three people in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and fiery crash more than two years ago. Trial had been due to start next week for ...
Bail set at $200,000 for ex-cop held in teen abduction case
Monday, June 29, 2015
Bail was set Monday at $200,000 for a former small-town Oklahoma police officer accused of taking a 15-year-old girl from her grandmother's home in Northern California to a Las Vegas Strip hotel, where they were found last week. Danniel Boone Morgan II, 30, was assigned ...
Las Vegas cheers Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage
Las Vegas cheers Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage
Friday, June 26, 2015
As one of the world’s top destinations for weddings, Las Vegas sent an open-arms invitation to millions of same-sex couples now able to elope without fear of legal discrimination: Get married here. That message buzzed through the city today after ...

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