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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 ...
Billionaire, friend taking plea deal in Las Vegas drug case
Billionaire, friend taking plea deal in Las Vegas drug case
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
A California technology billionaire and crime victim rights advocate and a friend are taking a plea deal sparing them prison time in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room drug case, their lawyers and a ...
Nevada jury being picked for biker club racketeering trial
Nevada jury being picked for biker club racketeering trial
Monday, July 29, 2019
Echoes and chaos of a deadly 2011 shootout between rival motorcycle gangs in a northern Nevada casino are set to be retold in a Las Vegas federal courtroom ...
Judge: 10 shots show intent of retired Metro detective
Judge: 10 shots show intent of retired Metro detective
Friday, July 26, 2019
A judge says the 10 gunshots that authorities say a retired Metro Police detective fired into the body of her estranged son-in-law shows she intended to kill him. Clark County District Court Judge Valerie Adair made ...
Lawyers want billionaire victim advocate drug case dismissed
Lawyers want billionaire victim advocate drug case dismissed
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Attorneys for a California tech billionaire and his co-defendant want a felony Las Vegas drug case against them dismissed, arguing in documents filed Wednesday that prosecutors can't ...
Date reset for ammo maker trial in Strip shooting case
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Trial is being postponed for an Arizona man accused of illegally manufacturing bullets sold to the gunman who staged the Las Vegas Strip shooting in 2017. U.S. District Judge James Mahan reset Douglas Haig's trial for ...