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Judge: Enough signatures to let voters decide on stadium funding
Judge: Enough signatures to let voters decide on stadium funding
Friday, February 6, 2015
Las Vegas voters will decide if public funds should go toward a $200 million downtown soccer stadium after a judge ruled today that petitioners gathered enough signatures to qualify the issue for the June election ...
Poker pro Dan Bilzerian avoids jail time in explosives case
Friday, February 6, 2015
Poker professional and Internet playboy Dan Bilzerian and a pal capitalized on Bilzerian's substantial Instagram following Friday to avoid prosecution on felony explosives charges in Las Vegas. Bilzerian's lawyer, David Chesnoff, told a judge his client will ...
Judge denies bail for suspect in Walgreens slaying
Judge denies bail for suspect in Walgreens slaying
Thursday, February 5, 2015
A 25-year-old Las Vegas man accused of robbing two pharmacies and killing a clerk he once worked with won't be tried until at least next year, and won't be ...
Rancher Cliven Bundy’s son gets prison for 2013 felony convictions
Rancher Cliven Bundy’s son gets prison for 2013 felony convictions
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
An adult son of southern Nevada rancher and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy was sentenced Wednesday to two to eight years in state prison, two years after a judge gave him ...
Las Vegas man pleads guilty in fees-for-grants case
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge after he was accused of taking more than $5 million from small business owners seeking grants. Mickey Gines, 41, pleaded guilty Monday ...
Ex-Nevada lawmaker gets 3 years’ probation in gun case
Ex-Nevada lawmaker gets 3 years’ probation in gun case
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
A former Nevada lawmaker whose arrests and expulsion from the Legislature drew intense interest two years ago was sentenced Tuesday to three years' probation on a felony gun charge. A judge ...
Court upholds conviction in slaying of Olympic boxer
Monday, February 2, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of Roger Randolph, who shot a former Olympic champion boxer in Las Vegas after an argument over gambling. The court Friday rejected ...
Judge says evidence tainted in web gambling case
Judge says evidence tainted in web gambling case
Monday, February 2, 2015
Undercover FBI and Nevada regulatory agents misled a federal judge and violated the rights of a wealthy Malaysian businessman and his son by posing as Internet repairmen to get into Las Vegas Strip hotel rooms in a ...
Petition drive to get stadium funding initiative on ballot falls short
Petition drive to get stadium funding initiative on ballot falls short
Friday, January 30, 2015
An initiative to put the issue of public funding for a $200 million downtown soccer stadium on the June ballot failed to get enough signatures to ...
Sandoval unsure if he can override Laxalt’s decision on immigration lawsuit
Sandoval unsure if he can override Laxalt’s decision on immigration lawsuit
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval said he doesn't think he legally can override the state's challenge to an order that would spare more people from deportation, but he plans to ...
Ex-Nevada prison guard gets probation in phone smuggling case
Ex-Nevada prison guard gets probation in phone smuggling case
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
A former Nevada state prison guard was sentenced to five years' probation for taking a bribe to smuggle cellphones to an inmate awaiting a death penalty trial in a ...
Saudi airman gets 35 years in child sexual assault case
Saudi airman gets 35 years in child sexual assault case
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
A 25-year-old Saudi Arabian air force sergeant has been sentenced to serve a mandatory 35 years in Nevada state prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at ...
Attorneys battle over venue for Caesars bankruptcy case
Attorneys battle over venue for Caesars bankruptcy case
Monday, January 26, 2015
A court battle over whether the bankruptcy case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should proceed in Delaware or in Illinois was postponed Monday because of a snowstorm bearing down on the East Coast. The judge presiding over ...
Nevada AG fighting new trial in slaying of FBI agent
Nevada AG fighting new trial in slaying of FBI agent
Friday, January 23, 2015
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt said today his office has filed an appeal to stop the release of death row inmate Jose Echavarria, convicted of the 1990 murder of an FBI agent during a bank robbery in Las Vegas . U.S. District Court Judge Miranda Du has ordered ...
Man pleads not guilty in pharmacy robberies, slaying case
Man pleads not guilty in pharmacy robberies, slaying case
Thursday, January 22, 2015
A former Las Vegas pharmacy employee pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges in two armed robberies, including a murder count that could get him ...

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