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August 17, 2017

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Jury ends deliberations for the week in Bundy standoff trial
Thursday, August 17, 2017
A federal jury has resumed deliberations in Las Vegas in the retrial of four men accused of wielding assault weapons against federal agents in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada ranch of ...
Jury deliberating fate of 4 in Bundy standoff case
Jury deliberating fate of 4 in Bundy standoff case
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
A federal jury in Las Vegas is deliberating in the retrial of four men accused of wielding assault weapons against federal agents in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada ranch of anti-government figure Cliven Bundy. The six men and ..
Closings begin in U.S. court in Bundy standoff case
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
A prosecutor relied heavily on photos Tuesday during closing arguments to a jury being asked to find four men guilty of wielding assault-style weapons and threatening federal agents during a protest to ...
Judge says no to sanctions in Bundy case
Monday, August 14, 2017
A judge decided not to sanction defendants in the Las Vegas retrial of four men accused of wielding assault-style weapons against federal land management agents to stop a round-up of anti-government figure ...
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UK cyber-expert arrested in Las Vegas pleads not guilty in U.S. case
Monday, August 14, 2017
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to ...
British cybersecurity researcher freed from jail outside Las Vegas
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
The arraignment planned for Tuesday of a British cybersecurity researcher, who was arrested last week in Las Vegas on federal charges that he created and distributed a malware program to obtain banking passwords from ...
Henderson man, 28, gets 14 years in receipt of child pornography case
Henderson man, 28, gets 14 years in receipt of child pornography case
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
A 28-year-old Henderson man was sentenced today to 14 years in prison for receiving child pornography after authorities discovered hundreds of pictures and ...
Las Vegas doctor gets 10 years in opioid pill mill conspiracy
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
A 93-year-old Las Vegas doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for illegally writing prescriptions for painkillers that ended up in the hands of drug addicts and dealers. Dr. Henri Wetselaar was sentenced Tuesday in ...
5 former teen offenders free in Nevada after changes in law
Monday, July 31, 2017
Five inmates convicted of homicide as juveniles have gone free in Nevada since state lawmakers banned life-without-parole for minors and allowed those already serving such sentences to make ...
Las Vegas gambler gets 5 years in insider trading case
Las Vegas gambler gets 5 years in insider trading case
Thursday, July 27, 2017
A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the businessman collected tens of millions of dollars illegally in ...
Man gets 68 years in prison in Bundy ranch standoff case
Man gets 68 years in prison in Bundy ranch standoff case
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A federal judge sentenced a Phoenix man Wednesday to 68 years in prison for his role as a gunman in a standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near ...
Judge won’t let family members visit man shot by police
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
A man accused of leading a Metro Police officer on a chase through the parking lot of a northwest valley shopping mall before grabbing a gun and moving to point it at the officer had his ...
Preliminary hearing set for man accused of fatal stabbing
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
A man arrested in the fatal stabbing of a homeless man last week near Maryland Parkway and Flamingo Road made his first appearance in court today and was given a preliminary hearing date for ...
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O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?
Friday, July 21, 2017
When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October for his first taste of freedom in nine years, he will have the mementos he was convicted of stealing in a Las Vegas heist, his guaranteed NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquired behind bars. Beyond that ...
Arraignment delayed for suspect in killings in rental car
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
A man accused of fatally shooting two people inside a rental car last month and critically wounding a third with a bullet to the head had his arraignment delayed until Friday after telling a ...