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April 20, 2014

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Candidate for state controller says he’ll fight to stay on ballot
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Elections 2014:
Michael Schaefer, a Democratic candidate for state controller, says he’s going to fight the state’s suit to remove him from the ballot. The Secretary of State’s Office says Schaefer …
Photo: Michael Bessey appears in Las Vegas Justice Court
Son’s sentencing delayed in Las Vegas highway shooting
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A 22-year-old Las Vegas man could face to up to 30 years in Nevada state prison for his role in the shooting of his stepfather to collect …
The Sun’s March nine: Highlighting last month’s top crimes in Las Vegas
The Sun’s March nine: Highlighting last month’s top crimes in Las Vegas
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
March, the saying goes, roars in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. But throughout the month in Las Vegas, crimes were hardly of the gentle lamb variety. Headlines include a mother who reportedly told police…
Justice doesn’t always seem just, even to jury
Justice doesn’t always seem just, even to jury
Sunday, March 30, 2014
The legal term is deliberation, but what happened in the jury room during the final stages of Steven Gazlay’s criminal trial was in reality an argument. After nine days in Clark County District Court, the jury was stuck ...
Photo: Amy Bessey appears in Las Vegas Justice Court at t
Las Vegas woman imprisoned in plot to kill ex-husband says she didn’t want him dead
Friday, March 28, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/US/woman-jailed-plot-kill-husband-didnt-dead/story?id=23081941
North Las Vegas still hopes unions will help bail city out of fiscal crisis
North Las Vegas still hopes unions will help bail city out of fiscal crisis
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Despite talk of severe layoffs and cuts to services, North Las Vegas officials insisted today a financial calamity still could be averted if a deal was struck with the city’s employee unions. But the window to reach agreements...
Comic George Wallace testifies in lawsuit against Bellagio
Comic George Wallace testifies in lawsuit against Bellagio
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Comedian George Wallace wasn’t laughing Thursday when he told a Nevada jury he’s been permanently hobbled by a leg injury for which he is seeking $9 million from a Las Vegas Strip resort. Wallace, 61, left his trademark beret …
Teacher taboo: Legal woes mount in cases alleging inappropriate relations
Teacher taboo: Legal woes mount in cases alleging inappropriate relations
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Allegations of inappropriate student-teacher relationships can land a teacher behind bars and out of a job in short order. A criminal case against a teacher draws headlines and …
Hearing begins for Nellis airman charged in wife's slaying
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
A Clark County judge says she'll hear more evidence next week before deciding whether a 33-year-old Nellis Air Force Base technical sergeant will stand trial on a murder charge in the slaying of his wife. Rickey Lee Massey Jr. remained in custody after …
Arson Puppies raffle closes; no Arson Orphans in this litter
Arson Puppies raffle closes; no Arson Orphans in this litter
Monday, March 24, 2014
Organizers have closed the book on entrants in the raffle for the “Arson Puppies," and all of the dogs received multiple bids and should be...
Man arrested in backstage brawl with male strippers appears in court
Man arrested in backstage brawl with male strippers appears in court
Monday, March 24, 2014
A man arrested after a backstage brawl with members of the Thunder From Down Under all-male revue appeared today in court, where a judge set a preliminary hearing for April 7. Joey Kadmiri, 24, is accused of...
Suspect blames ‘mental trip-out’ for brawl with male dancers
Suspect blames ‘mental trip-out’ for brawl with male dancers
Friday, March 21, 2014
Joey Kadmiri says he doesn’t belong in a jail cell for his backstage run-in with the dancers from the Thunder From Down Under. What he needs, he insists, is outpatient therapy for ...
Suspect in ‘Thunder’ shooting case refuses to attend court hearing
Suspect in ‘Thunder’ shooting case refuses to attend court hearing
Friday, March 21, 2014
A man accused of firing a gun during a backstage scuffle with members of the “Thunder From Down Under” male revue refused to go to court this morning for an arraignment hearing. Joey Kadmiri, 24, was scheduled to...
Suspect in 'Thunder From Down Under' case had failed to show for court date in domestic violence case
Suspect in 'Thunder From Down Under' case had failed to show for court date in domestic violence case
Thursday, March 20, 2014
It’s possible the man accused of trying to steal costumes from the male strip revue "Thunder From Down Under," then shooting a gun when he was confronted was just in need of a good disguise. A judge issued a warrant for 24-year-old Joey Kadmiri’s arrest in December when he …
Strip comedian is suing Bellagio for $9 million over injury
Strip comedian is suing Bellagio for $9 million over injury
Thursday, March 20, 2014
A jury was being picked Thursday for comedian George Wallace's trial seeking $9 million from a posh Strip resort for a leg injury he received when he fell over stage wiring during a private performance for...

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