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June 26, 2019

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Man who stole elderly relative’s identity gets 3 years in prison
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
A felon on probation stole his elderly mother-in-law's identity and racked up $28,000 in debt on credit cards he opened in her name before she died of cancer, according to ...
Ex-NFL player, girlfriend indicted in child death case
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
A former pro football player and his girlfriend have been indicted on murder and 20 felony child abuse charges in the death of the woman's 5-year-old daughter, court officials said Tuesday. A scheduled bail hearing for ...
Bail set for retired Vegas detective in family slaying case
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
A retired Las Vegas police detective was granted release to house arrest on $1 million bail on Tuesday ahead of trial next year in what a prosecutor called the execution of her unarmed ...
Pay off parking tickets with school supplies
Pay off parking tickets with school supplies
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Parking ticket fines in Las Vegas can be directed to help school students starting today, the Las Vegas City Council announced. Drivers with parking citations can ...
Wayne Newton tells Las Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled
Wayne Newton tells Las Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered ...
2 men plead guilty in gun thefts from Las Vegas show
2 men plead guilty in gun thefts from Las Vegas show
Friday, June 14, 2019
Two former Las Vegas trade show workers have pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges in the theft of weapons from the U.S. gun industry's biggest annual convention last January. Forklift operator ...
Woman pleads guilty to robbery-killing of 84-year-old widow
Friday, June 14, 2019
A 32-year-old Las Vegas woman has admitted killing an 84-year-old widow nearly four years ago in a plea deal that is expected to get her 20-to-50 years in state prison. Margarita Balandova pleaded guilty Thursday to ...
New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal
Thursday, June 13, 2019
A Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die could get another chance to argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and ...
Las Vegas woman pleads guilty to killing 2-year-old son
Thursday, June 13, 2019
A Las Vegas woman has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of her 2-year-old son. Cristina Guadalupe Moya entered the plea Wednesday for killing ...
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Ex-lawmaker freed pending trial in officer threats case
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
A judge says a 47-year-old former Nevada assemblyman can be freed on house arrest pending trial on charges he threatened Las Vegas police officers, as long as he makes weekly ...
Ex-housemate: Former model, boyfriend killed doctor in Las Vegas
Ex-housemate: Former model, boyfriend killed doctor in Las Vegas
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
A former Maxim and Playboy Italia model and her boyfriend murdered a 71-year-old California psychiatrist in Las Vegas, according to a former roommate whose ...
Roommate to plead to accessory charge in doctor slaying case
Roommate to plead to accessory charge in doctor slaying case
Friday, June 7, 2019
A former roommate who has cooperated in the prosecution of a former magazine model and the model's boyfriend in the killing of a California psychiatrist is preparing to ...
Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest in Las Vegas
Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest in Las Vegas
Friday, June 7, 2019
A California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for approaching Amazon founder and ...
Trial delayed again for man facing child sex, abuse charges
Friday, June 7, 2019
Trial has been postponed again for a man facing 44 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. Jason Scott Quate's trial had been due to ...
Las Vegas woman accused of stealing identities in benefits fraud
Thursday, June 6, 2019
A Las Vegas woman is accused of using more than 40 stolen identities to fraudulently collect $170,000 in unemployment insurance benefits from California. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Nevada says an ...