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Ex-Las Vegas illusionist to stay in jail ahead of porn trial
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
A German-born illusionist whose Las Vegas Strip show was canceled following his arrest on child pornography charges lost his appeal for release from jail ahead of trial. Records show a federal judge on Tuesday ordered Jan Rouven Fuechtener to remain ...
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2 Bundys seeking release from jail in Nevada standoff case
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
A son of rancher Cliven Bundy wants more time to prepare to seek release from federal custody pending trial in an armed confrontation with government agents in Nevada two years ago. Ammon Bundy argues in documents filed ...
New court program aimed at minor Strip crimes
New court program aimed at minor Strip crimes
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Loitering. Trespassing. Solicitation. Pedestrian offenses. Authorities say these infractions are common along the Las Vegas Strip, but reducing them has been difficult because offenders often ...
Ex-prison guard charged in shooting death of handcuffed inmate
Ex-prison guard charged in shooting death of handcuffed inmate
Monday, April 18, 2016
The Nevada attorney general today charged a former prison guard trainee with manslaughter in the shooting death of a handcuffed inmate in a prison ...
Former Bellagio dealer, 2 others get prison time in cheating case
Former Bellagio dealer, 2 others get prison time in cheating case
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
An ex-Bellagio craps dealer and two friends were each sentenced Tuesday to at least four years in Nevada state prison for using phantom "hop" bets to cheat the Las Vegas Strip resort out of more than $1 million. The dealer ...
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Former Las Vegas Strip illusionist faces additional child porn charges
Thursday, April 7, 2016
A German-born illusionist whose Las Vegas Strip show was canceled has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Nevada to additional child pornography charges. Jan Rouven Fuechtener's attorney said Thursday that ...
Bail set at $300K for Las Vegas man in officer impersonation, rape case
Bail set at $300K for Las Vegas man in officer impersonation, rape case
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Bail has been set at $300,000 for a Las Vegas man accused of impersonating a police officer and duct-taping and raping a woman at gunpoint in the back of his car. A Las Vegas judge on Monday appointed ...
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Nevada Supreme Court hears casino mogul Adelson’s defamation case
Monday, April 4, 2016
Nevada's highest court is being asked if a political group defamed casino mogul Sheldon Adelson in 2012 with an Internet ad alleging that he used prostitution-tainted money from ...
Nevada AG joining local efforts to stop dishonest guardians
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt and law enforcement officials from around the state are launching a joint task force aimed at stopping legal guardians who ...
Nevada judge rules to disqualify solar industry’s ballot measure
Nevada judge rules to disqualify solar industry’s ballot measure
Monday, March 28, 2016
A Carson City judge ruled to disqualify a ballot measure that would restore more generous rates for rooftop solar customers, a setback for solar advocates who had been aggressively campaigning for ...
North Las Vegas man pleads not guilty in kidnap-child sex case
Monday, March 28, 2016
A North Las Vegas man pleaded not guilty Monday to 83 felony charges in a case that came to light when a 14-year-old Arizona girl walked into ...
Former fugitive pastor hit with 22 more charges in Henderson
Former fugitive pastor hit with 22 more charges in Henderson
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
A former Las Vegas-area church pastor already facing life in prison for sexually assaulting teenage girls in his congregation is facing similar charges in a separate case in ...
North Las Vegas man balks at plea in kidnap-child sex case
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
A Nevada man balked at his agreed-upon plea deal Wednesday, deciding instead to face trial on charges that he abducted and raped teenage girls, including some he kept as sex slaves. Jimmy Carter Kim, 27, greeted a Clark County District Court judge ...
Photo: Ammon Bundy speaks with reporter at a news confere
Ammon Bundy, others to be flown to Nevada for arraignment
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
A federal judge in Portland will allow U.S. Marshals to transport Ammon Bundy and five others to Nevada for a court hearing related to an armed standoff against government agents in 2014. The men have been jailed in Portland since ...
Bundy son pleads not guilty, detained pending standoff trial
Monday, March 21, 2016
A son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy pleaded not guilty Monday in U.S. District Court, and was ordered to remain in federal custody ahead of trial on charges stemming from an armed confrontation with ...