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Court hearing reset for man held in fatal tour bus crash
Friday, January 22, 2016
A Las Vegas court hearing has been reset for a man charged with causing a fiery fatal sightseeing bus crash while driving drunk and on drugs last Labor Day weekend. Defense attorney Steven Yeager said Friday he told a judge Thursday he was preparing for ...
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Man pleads not guilty in shooting of Metro Police officer
Friday, January 22, 2016
A 38-year-old man accused of shooting a Las Vegas police officer has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder, battery and weapon charges. Teag Lanier Fox entered his plea Wednesday following ...
Former fugitive pastor in Las Vegas child sex case found guilty
Former fugitive pastor in Las Vegas child sex case found guilty
Thursday, January 21, 2016
A former Las Vegas area church pastor who became an international fugitive on accusations that he sexually assaulted girls as young as 7 in his congregation has been ...
Trial set for Las Vegas man accused of threatening Obama
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
A federal trial date has been set for a Las Vegas man accused of posting Facebook threats to harm President Barack Obama. Court records show the jury trial for Tyrone Paul Ponthieux is scheduled ...
DA: Suspect in Strip sidewalk crash faces 1,000 years if convicted
DA: Suspect in Strip sidewalk crash faces 1,000 years if convicted
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
A 24-year-old woman accused of intentionally running down people along the Las Vegas Strip last month could be sentenced to more than 1,000 years in prison if ...
Lawsuit filed over new rooftop solar utility rates
Lawsuit filed over new rooftop solar utility rates
Friday, January 15, 2016
Advocates of rooftop solar are opening a new front in their challenge of increased bills for NV Energy solar customers. Two law firms filed a class-action lawsuit in Clark County District Court this week. The suit, filed Tuesday, alleges ...
Woman accused of killing girl, 10, takes plea deal
Woman accused of killing girl, 10, takes plea deal
Thursday, January 14, 2016
A Las Vegas woman accused of kidnapping and killing her ex-boyfriend's 10-year-old daughter in December 2012 has accepted a plea deal that is expected to spare her the possibility of facing ...
Ex-pastor accused of sex assault denies allegations on stand
Thursday, January 14, 2016
A former Las Vegas storefront church pastor accused of sexually assaulting girls in his congregation under the guise of counseling has denied the allegations on the stand. Otis Holland has pleaded not guilty to ...
Former Metro officer accused of assault indicted on federal charges
Former Metro officer accused of assault indicted on federal charges
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
A former Metro Police officer accused of assaulting a woman last year was indicted today by a federal grand jury on charges of violating the woman’s civil rights and obstruction of justice, according to the U.S. ...
Former Commissioner Tom Collins pleads no contest in DUI case
Former Commissioner Tom Collins pleads no contest in DUI case
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
A former Las Vegas-area elected official has pleaded no contest to a drunken driving charge and says he will still run for mayor. KSNV reports that former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins ...
Arraignment delayed for former Commissioner Tom Collins in DUI case
Arraignment delayed for former Commissioner Tom Collins in DUI case
Monday, January 11, 2016
Arraignment has been postponed for a former Clark County elected official facing a drunken driving charge. Tom Collins didn't appear in person Monday in Las Vegas Justice Court, while attorney ...
Homeless hitman sentenced to prison in Las Vegas murder case
Friday, January 8, 2016
A homeless handyman was sentenced to 42 years to life in prison for bludgeoning a Las Vegas cocktail waitress to death with a claw hammer in ...
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Judge sentences Ammar Harris to death in Strip shooting, crash
Monday, January 4, 2016
A man convicted in a fatal shooting and crash on the Las Vegas Strip that left three people dead in 2013 was sentenced today to death after a judge accepted ...
Great-grandmother is convicted in attack on Las Vegas DUI defendant
Great-grandmother is convicted in attack on Las Vegas DUI defendant
Thursday, December 31, 2015
A Las Vegas great-grandmother pleaded no-contest Thursday to misdemeanor battery for attacking a man in a courthouse hallway outside a pretrial hearing on charges that he struck and killed her son with a vehicle. ...
School custodian pleads guilty to lewdness counts
School custodian pleads guilty to lewdness counts
Thursday, December 31, 2015
A Clark County School District custodian accused of leaving bodily fluids on a teacher’s personal items at an elementary school pleaded guilty today in Las Vegas Justice Court to two counts of open and gross lewdness. Michael Timothy Skelton, 42, waived ...

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