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Las Vegas dad’s appeal rejected in hot SUV death case
Las Vegas dad’s appeal rejected in hot SUV death case
Thursday, June 11, 2015
A divided Nevada Supreme Court has upheld involuntary manslaughter and child abuse convictions of a Las Vegas father whose 4-year-old disabled son died forgotten for 17 hours in ...
Groups seek private investigator's report on Las Vegas Sands
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
A news organization and nonprofit group want a Nevada judge to unseal a private investigator's report that they say may tie casino company Las Vegas Sands Corp. to organized crime in Asia. Guardian News & Media and the Campaign for Accountability recently filed ...
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B.B. King estate fight looms for family group, longtime aide
Monday, June 8, 2015
A battle over B.B. King's estate is moving from the headlines to the courthouse in Las Vegas. Lawyers for the blues legend's designated executor have filed documents to ...
Jail alternative is no free pass
Jail alternative is no free pass
Sunday, June 7, 2015
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In 2013, Kara VanderEyk was arrested on suspicion of lewd and gross misconduct, and, unable to post bail, she spent 65 days in jail. Diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, borderline personality and depression, she was offered a plea deal: instead of more jail time, she could plead guilty and check into Clark County’s Mental Health Court — a misnomer because it is much more …
Nevada court: State wiretap law covers cell calls, texts
Nevada court: State wiretap law covers cell calls, texts
Friday, June 5, 2015
Nevada's state wiretap law was written before wireless devices came into everyday use. But a state Supreme Court panel says it still gives police access to ...
Prosecutor describes school bus driver abusing 3-year-old
Prosecutor describes school bus driver abusing 3-year-old
Thursday, June 4, 2015
A prosecutor shocked a Las Vegas courtroom Thursday with a graphic account of school bus video he said showed the sexual assault of a 3-year-old special needs girl by ...
AG: Man pleads guilty to sex trafficking in Strip case
Thursday, June 4, 2015
A 25-year-old Las Vegas man is facing three to 10 years in state prison and sex offender registration after pleading guilty before ...
Ex-fighter War Machine loses bid to get some charges tossed
Ex-fighter War Machine loses bid to get some charges tossed
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
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A jury will decide whether a former mixed martial artist named War Machine tried to kill his porn actress ex-girlfriend and her friend after letting himself in with a key and finding them ...
Judge dismisses World Cup case against Malaysian gambler
Judge dismisses World Cup case against Malaysian gambler
Monday, June 1, 2015
A federal judge in Nevada dismissed a criminal case against a wealthy Malaysian gambler arrested last year after FBI agents impersonated Internet repair technicians to get ...
Prosecutors mulling appeal in FBI ruse case
Prosecutors mulling appeal in FBI ruse case
Friday, May 29, 2015
Prosecutors on Friday missed a date to decide whether to appeal a federal judge's crippling decision tossing out evidence collected by FBI agents who posed as Internet repairmen during a Las Vegas Strip illegal bookmaking investigation. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden said ...
Judge sets new court date in Las Vegas hatchet slaying case
Judge sets new court date in Las Vegas hatchet slaying case
Friday, May 29, 2015
A judge set a new court date for an Idaho woman and her brother from California facing murder and conspiracy charges in the hatchet slaying of the woman's husband in Las Vegas. Justice of the Peace Ann Zimmerman said ...
Prosecutor may seek death penalty in hatchet slaying case
Prosecutor may seek death penalty in hatchet slaying case
Thursday, May 28, 2015
An Idaho woman and her brother from California could face the death penalty in the hatchet slaying of the woman's husband this week in Las Vegas, a prosecutor said Thursday. Maria Olga Hernandez, 33, of Burley, Idaho, and ...
Men accused of using counterfeit keys to steal from mailboxes
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Two men accused of using counterfeit keys to steal checks, credit cards, and other information from mailboxes were to be arraigned today before ...
Police say man attempted to dismember body, set it on fire
Police say man attempted to dismember body, set it on fire
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
A man arrested on a murder count after a woman was found dead at his apartment Thursday told police she tried to charge him for sex, and he attempted to dismember and light the body on fire. Police discovered ...
U.S. judge throws out evidence in FBI ruse case
U.S. judge throws out evidence in FBI ruse case
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
A federal judge has thrown out evidence collected by FBI agents who posed as Internet repairmen to get into Las Vegas Strip hotel rooms last summer during an investigation into ...

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