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December 13, 2017

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Lawyer who stole $16M from clients headed to prison
Lawyer who stole $16M from clients headed to prison
Friday, December 8, 2017
A Las Vegas lawyer who stole $16 million from his clients' trust funds has been sentenced to 16 to 40 years in prison. Robert Graham was sentenced to ...
Prosecutors shared recorded attorney-client jail phone calls with defense in standoff case
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Defense lawyers in the Bunkerville standoff case were stunned last month to receive recorded phone calls between co-defendant Blaine Cooper and his Oregon defense lawyer from federal prosecutors who had ...
Judge leaves Nevada execution on hold, sets another hearing
Judge leaves Nevada execution on hold, sets another hearing
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
A judge left a condemned Nevada prison inmate's execution on hold over concerns about using a never-before-tried three-drug combination for Nevada's first execution in more than 11 years. With the ...
Four more in standoff case freed to home detention
Monday, December 4, 2017
Four more defendants in an armed standoff involving government agents in Nevada in 2014 have been granted pretrial release to home detention, including another two sons of ...
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Nevada Supreme Court justices Douglas, Cherry to retire
Monday, December 4, 2017
Two veteran Nevada Supreme Court justices said Monday they will retire at the end of their current terms, setting up an election in November 2018 that will put two new members on the seven-member bench for ...
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Montana man in Oregon refuge and Nevada standoff cases freed
Friday, December 1, 2017
A Montana man who took part in an Oregon wildlife refuge occupation and is standing trial in an armed Nevada ranch standoff has been released from jail to house arrest in Las Vegas. Ryan Payne kissed his fiancé, Ariel Rincon, hugged friends, and ...
Ammon Bundy released from jail during standoff trial
Ammon Bundy released from jail during standoff trial
Thursday, November 30, 2017
A rancher's son at the center of an armed standoff with government agents near his family ranch in Nevada in 2014 and a takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge in ...
Condemned inmate complains about death penalty delay
Condemned inmate complains about death penalty delay
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Nevada death row inmate whose execution was postponed last week has been placed back on suicide watch and is complaining to a judge that he's suffering what he calls an open-ended and unnecessary delay, according to ...
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Nevada rancher's son tells federal jury militia 'saved my life'
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The eldest son of a Nevada rancher and states' rights figure told a federal jury on Wednesday he believes protesters and self-styled militia members saved his life when ...
Videos lead defense opening in Bundy standoff trial in Las Vegas
Videos lead defense opening in Bundy standoff trial in Las Vegas
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was cast Tuesday as the leader of a conspiracy to enlist armed militia members to force the federal agents, "at the end of a gun," to abandon efforts to ...
Nevada death row inmate placed on suicide watch
Nevada death row inmate placed on suicide watch
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Scott Raymond Dozier, who wants to be executed for a Las Vegas murder, has threatened to kill himself if the state does not carry out his death sentence, Gov. Brian Sandoval said today. Sandoval said Dozier has ...
Debate about Bundys’ actions in Bunkerville rages in advance of trial
Debate about Bundys’ actions in Bunkerville rages in advance of trial
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Did the Bundy family and their supporters threaten federal officers by pointing guns at them during the 2014 Bunkerville standoff in Southern Nevada? C.J. Hadley, publisher and editor of Range Magazine, said ...
Nevada execution postponed over dispute about paralytic drug
Nevada execution postponed over dispute about paralytic drug
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Nevada's first inmate execution in 11 years was postponed Thursday after a state court judge ordered a paralytic drug removed from a never-before-used lethal ...
Nevada pardons wrongfully convicted man
Thursday, November 9, 2017
The Nevada Board of Pardons Commissioners granted a full pardon on Wednesday to a man who spent 21 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit, delivering a clear rebuke to the Las Vegas prosecutors who ...
Nevada judge to hear from inmate again about execution
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
A judge in Las Vegas who has been hearing a challenge of the state's untried lethal injection plan was set Wednesday to ask an inmate one last time whether he had changed his mind about becoming the first person to ...