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June 22, 2017

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Parents sue over death of son at 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival
Parents sue over death of son at 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The parents of a 24-year-old man who died from a drug overdose at the Electric Daisy Carnival filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the rave's promoters, claiming the slow response to their son's medical emergency led to ...
Men get prison time in rash of cellphone store robberies
Men get prison time in rash of cellphone store robberies
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Four men have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a string of armed robberies of cellphone stores last year, the ...
Photo: Elizabeth Odell-Quate appears in court Monday, Jun
Mother held in child body case sought in 2 Illinois counties
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
A mother jailed in Las Vegas awaiting transfer to Illinois to face charges of concealing the death of a child whose body was found in a garage at an abandoned St. Louis-area property had been named in criminal warrants in ...
Police report: Jason Quate admitted killing daughter
Police report: Jason Quate admitted killing daughter
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The father of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found in an Illinois garage admitted killing her and concealing the body, according to a police report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press. Jason Quate, 34, and ...
Henderson man caught in Sturgis rally sex sting sentenced
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
A Nevada man caught in a sex trafficking sting at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota in 2015 has been sentenced to two years in federal prison. Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Preston, of Henderson, Nevada, was ...
Photo: Elizabeth Odell-Quate, left, appears in court Mond
Pair in Illinois dead child case appear in Las Vegas courts
Monday, June 12, 2017
A mother and father accused in Illinois of concealing the death of a child whose body was found in the garage of an abandoned St. Louis-area house made separate appearances Monday in ...
Officer accused of using chokehold charged with manslaughter
Officer accused of using chokehold charged with manslaughter
Monday, June 12, 2017
A suspended Las Vegas police officer accused of using an unapproved chokehold on an unarmed man he was trying to arrest became the first in the department in 27 years to be ...
Las Vegas lawyer defending publisher of neo-Nazi website
Friday, June 9, 2017
A Las Vegas lawyer specializing in free-speech cases is representing the publisher of a leading neo-Nazi website who has been sued for orchestrating an ...
Parents of girl found dead in garage charged in Illinois
Parents of girl found dead in garage charged in Illinois
Friday, June 9, 2017
The parents of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found in a vacant garage of an abandoned St. Louis-area home were charged Friday in Illinois with concealing a homicidal death. Jason Quate, 34, and his wife were ...
Former strip club owner pleads guilty to evading $1.7 million in taxes
Former strip club owner pleads guilty to evading $1.7 million in taxes
Thursday, June 8, 2017
The former owner of the Crazy Horse Too strip club pleaded guilty today to evading more than $1.7 million in employment taxes, according to ...
Man sentenced to 18 months in mail theft case
Man sentenced to 18 months in mail theft case
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
A man convicted of breaking into the back of a U.S. Postal Service vehicle with a crowbar and stealing about 500 pieces of mail has been sentenced to 18 months in prison, according to the Office of the U.S. Attorney for ...
Las Vegas couple admits stealing $913K from New York company
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
A Las Vegas couple has admitted to embezzling more than $900,000 from a Long Island construction company. The Nassau County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday that ...
U.S. attorney: Woman spent $50,000 of counterfeit money in Nevada
Monday, June 5, 2017
A California woman was sentenced to 15 months in prison today for making counterfeit $100 bills, then spending them at businesses in Northern Nevada, according to ...
Las Vegas man 2nd sent to U.S. prison in child sex traffic case
Friday, June 2, 2017
The top federal prosecutor in Nevada says a 20-year-old Las Vegas man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for bringing two ...
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Event to mark appointment of 1st black female Nevada judge
Friday, June 2, 2017
The first black female state court judge in Nevada will be among three jurists being honored in a formal swearing-in ceremony Friday in Las Vegas. Tierra Jones is a former deputy Clark County district attorney who was appointed in April by Gov. Brian Sandoval to ...