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October 21, 2021

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Las Vegas lawyers: 2 sides to Flavor Flav domestic battery case
Las Vegas lawyers: 2 sides to Flavor Flav domestic battery case
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Entertainer Flavor Flav will fight a misdemeanor domestic battery charge stemming from a scuffle with his girlfriend at home in suburban Las Vegas ...
Ruling backs Sun in battle with R-J
Ruling backs Sun in battle with R-J
Friday, September 17, 2021
Nevada Supreme Court: Arbitrator’s decision affirmed: R-J deprived Sun of proper portion of profit-sharing
The Nevada Supreme Court affirmed an arbitrator’s decision ordering the Las Vegas Review-Journal to pay the Las Vegas Sun for violating terms of a joint operating agreement between the organizations. Leif Reid, the Sun’s attorney, said the amount of the award ...
Plan for housing near Red Rock Canyon gets permit OK despite objections
Plan for housing near Red Rock Canyon gets permit OK despite objections
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Gypsum Resources now has the go-ahead to design roads and utilities for 280 luxury homes on 563 acres on the site of a century-old gypsum mine near Blue Diamond Hill ...
Man gets 2 years in jail for helping dispose of woman’s body
Man gets 2 years in jail for helping dispose of woman’s body
Friday, August 13, 2021
Jose Rangel was never going to be sentenced to more than two years in jail for helping dispose of the body of a woman his son is accused of killing. Nevada law doesn’t allow it. Rangel, 46, pleaded guilty in ...
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Evicted Las Vegas tenant: ‘I do not know what I am going to do’
Thursday, August 12, 2021
The federal moratorium on evictions — combined with billions of dollars in rent subsidies — was supposed to avert the scenario of millions of Americans being turned out of their homes after they lost their jobs during the pandemic and were unable to afford their rent. Yet despite these efforts, many local governments and courts were not sure how to …
Las Vegas man found unfit for trial in homeless 'thrill killing'
Las Vegas man found unfit for trial in homeless 'thrill killing'
Friday, July 23, 2021
A 22-year-old Las Vegas man has been found unfit for trial in what police dubbed the “thrill killing” of a sleeping homeless man and wounding of a man walking a ...
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Nevada judge issues formal stay of execution pending appeals
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
A Nevada state judge has issued his formal stay of execution for a convicted killer of four people whose lethal injection would be the first in the state in 15 years. Clark County ...
Nevada man gets probation for voting twice in 2016 election
Nevada man gets probation for voting twice in 2016 election
Monday, July 19, 2021
A Nevada man was sentenced Monday to up to two years of probation for his guilty plea to a rare felony charge of voting twice in the same election, state Attorney General Aaron Ford said. Craig Frank’s attorney, Thomas Boley, called the ...
More volunteers needed to advocate for foster children
Monday, July 5, 2021
Child Protective Services took Rachel Esquivel's three children after a person she trusted hit her son, she said. "It was very devastating. I didn't know what to do or who could help me" said Esquivel, whose ...
Prosecutor: Mother confessed to strangling 7-year-old son
Prosecutor: Mother confessed to strangling 7-year-old son
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
A mother from San Jose, California, on Wednesday was denied bail by a Nevada judge who was told by a prosecutor that the woman admitted strangling her 7-year-old son. Samantha Moreno Rodriguez, 35, made an ...
Mother accused in 7-year-old son’s death returned to Las Vegas
Mother accused in 7-year-old son’s death returned to Las Vegas
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
A woman accused of killing her 7-year-old son, whose body was found last month near a hiking trail outside Las Vegas, has been extradited from Denver to Clark County ...
Teen couple plead not guilty to Las Vegas father's killing
Teen couple plead not guilty to Las Vegas father's killing
Friday, June 25, 2021
A teenage girl and her boyfriend have pleaded not guilty in Las Vegas to charges they stabbed her father to death after he forbid them from dating. The teens entered their pleas during an ...
Those with minor warrants issued in NLV have chance to 'get their lives back on track'
Those with minor warrants issued in NLV have chance to 'get their lives back on track'
Friday, June 25, 2021
Clark County Commissioner William McCurdy II and Commission Chair Marilyn Kirkpatrick will host a four-hour “North Las Vegas Bench Warrant Quashing & Resource Fair,” which kicks off ...
Mom jailed in Denver agrees to Las Vegas transfer in son's death
Mom jailed in Denver agrees to Las Vegas transfer in son's death
Thursday, June 17, 2021
A mother from San Jose, California, won’t contest her transfer in custody from Colorado to Nevada to face a murder charge in the death of her 7-year-old son, whose body ...
Man indicted in Las Vegas Strip shooting that killed 1, hurt 2
Man indicted in Las Vegas Strip shooting that killed 1, hurt 2
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
A 25-year-old man has been indicted on murder and attempted murder charges in a shooting that killed one man and wounded two others during a confrontation six weeks ago on the Las Vegas Strip. A judge ...