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October 14, 2019

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Addict finds his redemption in drug court program
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Nevada has taken in thousands of participants since it started using drug courts in 1992. To get into the program, a defendant will plead guilty or no contest to drug-related charges. A judge will then decline to convict the defendant or suspend the case by …
Billionaire, friend get no-jail plea deal in drug case
Billionaire, friend get no-jail plea deal in drug case
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
A billionaire California technology firm founder and his friend took no-jail plea deals Wednesday that had them donate $1 million to ...
Former casino employee to seek chance for parole in killing
Former casino employee to seek chance for parole in killing
Thursday, September 26, 2019
A former Las Vegas Strip casino card dealer intends to seek a chance at parole when he's sentenced for killing a resort executive and wounding a co-worker at a ...
Sun files lawsuit against Adelson, R-J owners over pact
Sun files lawsuit against Adelson, R-J owners over pact
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
In the complaint, the Sun contends that the R-J’s owners violated a longstanding Joint Operating Agreement, virtually eliminating profit sharing and omitting the ...
Las Vegas man faces weapons charge in synagogue, other plots
Las Vegas man faces weapons charge in synagogue, other plots
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A former security guard accused of compiling bomb components and guns to kill people at a Las Vegas synagogue and of drawing up plans to attack a bar catering to LGBTQ customers or a ...
2 of 23 accused Aryan Warriors face death penalty in Las Vegas
2 of 23 accused Aryan Warriors face death penalty in Las Vegas
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Prosecutors in Las Vegas are seeking the death penalty for two accused white supremacist gang members who have pleaded not guilty to killing a fellow Nevada state prison inmate more than ...
Rape case conviction thrown out for judge's misconduct
Friday, September 6, 2019
The Nevada Supreme Court has thrown out a conviction and life-in-prison sentence in a child rape case, citing misconduct by a judge who berated a woman before dismissing her from jury service. A ruling Thursday says ...
DoorDash sued by deli owner who says delivery driver stabbed him
DoorDash sued by deli owner who says delivery driver stabbed him
Friday, September 6, 2019
A Las Vegas restaurant owner who says he was stabbed last year by a DoorDash driver is suing the delivery service, claiming it was negligent in hiring a felon with a ...
Ex-security guard sentenced in store shooting
Ex-security guard sentenced in store shooting
Friday, August 30, 2019
A former security guard has been sentenced to 16 to 40 years in state prison for firing gunshots inside a busy Las Vegas clothing store where he worked before he was ...
Suspect in sledgehammer killing case held without bond
Suspect in sledgehammer killing case held without bond
Friday, August 30, 2019
A man accused of killing a woman with a sledgehammer was ordered held without bond today in what a prosecutor described as a “shocking and depraved” case of almost unspeakable violence. Las Vegas Justice Court ...
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Nevada judge gives OK for some new retail pot stores to open
Thursday, August 29, 2019
More than a dozen new dispensaries could open in Nevada's booming retail marijuana market in coming weeks, after a judge gave the go-ahead Thursday to companies that underwent background checks and won licenses ...
What can ‘red flag’ laws do to curb gun violence?
What can ‘red flag’ laws do to curb gun violence?
Monday, August 19, 2019
Legislation lets people petition to have guns taken from family
Recent mass shootings in Ohio, Texas and California have reignited the country’s seemingly eternal gun control debate. So-called “red flag” laws have received national attention as possibly ...
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Pleas delayed for billionaire, friend in Las Vegas drug case
Friday, August 9, 2019
Pleas were postponed Friday for California tech billionaire Henry T. Nicholas III and a friend in a plea deal sparing them prison time in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room drug case. Defense attorney David Chesnoff says a court scheduling snag ...
Jury convicts 2 for deadly shooting in suburban Las Vegas
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Two teenagers have been convicted in the deadly shooting of a 17-year-old boy in suburban Las Vegas last year. A jury found 17-year-old Jaiden Caruso and 18-year-old Kody Harlan guilty of ...
Las Vegas businessman pleads not guilty in fatal DUI crash case
Las Vegas businessman pleads not guilty in fatal DUI crash case
Friday, August 2, 2019
A prominent Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor has pleaded not guilty to multiple felony drunken driving charges in a crash that ...