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December 11, 2018

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Judge OKs extradition of Nevada inmate in Colorado killings
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
A judge has ordered that a Nevada inmate accused of killing four people in suburban Denver more than ...
Nevada justice panel wants to ease some drug penalties
Nevada justice panel wants to ease some drug penalties
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
A state panel on the justice system is making a case to reduce criminal penalties for possession of small amounts of illegal narcotics. The Nevada AppealĀ reportsĀ the ...
Woman accused of trying to abduct baby held without bail
Woman accused of trying to abduct baby held without bail
Thursday, November 29, 2018
A 39-year-old woman is accused in Nevada of brazenly summoning Las Vegas police to claim that she was a county official enforcing an emergency court order to remove a 3-week-old ...
Court date reset for mother, boyfriend in child death
Court date reset for mother, boyfriend in child death
Monday, November 26, 2018
Authorities in Las Vegas are awaiting autopsy findings before proceeding with charges against the mother of ...
Las Vegas woman sentenced after fatal crash murder plea
Las Vegas woman sentenced after fatal crash murder plea
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
A woman was sentenced to up to 65 years in prison Wednesday in an emotional hearing in Las Vegas for a driving-under-the-influence crash in August that killed a boy and badly injured his parents ...
U.S. court says UMC must pay $820K in wages case
U.S. court says UMC must pay $820K in wages case
Monday, November 12, 2018
Nevada's public hospital in Las Vegas has been ordered to pay nearly $820,000 in sanctions and attorney fees for failing to produce required emails, text messages and ...
Ex-appointed guardian admits exploiting wards of the court
Ex-appointed guardian admits exploiting wards of the court
Monday, November 5, 2018
A former court-appointed financial guardian, her husband, her office manager and a lawyer have taken plea deals in what authorities called ...
Death penalty possible in killing of Vietnamese tour leaders
Death penalty possible in killing of Vietnamese tour leaders
Thursday, November 1, 2018
A convicted felon who was on probation when police say he entered a Las Vegas Strip hotel room, killing two Vietnamese tour leaders and ...
Bundy son suing federal officials over Nevada standoff prosecution
Bundy son suing federal officials over Nevada standoff prosecution
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
A rancher's son now campaigning as an independent for Nevada governor filed a lawsuit against U.S. government officials, alleging malicious prosecution after ...
Ronaldo rape allegation is advancing on two legal tracks in Las Vegas
Ronaldo rape allegation is advancing on two legal tracks in Las Vegas
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A lawsuit filed by a Nevada woman who claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her nine years ago and paid her $375,000 in hush money has set in motion a two-track legal process in ...
Former utility employee pleads guilty in $6.7 million office supply scheme
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
A former Las Vegas Valley Water District employee could face up to 23 years in prison for defrauding the utility company out of more than $6.7 million, according to the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada. Jennifer J. McCain-Bray, 43, who also goes by ...
Judge reverses ruling in GOP Assembly candidate case
Judge reverses ruling in GOP Assembly candidate case
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
A novice candidate who didn't campaign, didn't file finance reports and testified he was surprised to win a Republican primary for state Assembly will remain ...
Trial reset for man facing child sex and abuse charges
Trial reset for man facing child sex and abuse charges
Friday, October 5, 2018
A man facing felony child sex and abuse charges in Nevada and a separate murder charge in Illinois, where the body of his 6-year-old daughter was found, won't see ...
Jury convicts man in retrial of 2006 homicide case
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
A retrial of a man in a 2006 homicide has ended with a jury verdict convicting him of murder and other charges. Jemar Matthews was originally convicted in the killing of ...
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New law requires ignition interlocks in DUI cases
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Nevada motorists convicted of DUI who want to reinstate their driving privileges must now, in most cases, install an ignition interlock device on any vehicle they operate, under a law that ...