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October 23, 2018

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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 ...
Man accused of beating dog faces animal abuse, stalking counts
Man accused of beating dog faces animal abuse, stalking counts
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
The 18 months of terror a man allegedly inflicted on the mother of his child and her family began when he sent a threatening photo to the woman of him holding ...
Police: Man to face child murder charge in fiery crash
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Authorities in Las Vegas are seeking a man on murder by child abuse and other charges in a fiery crash that ...
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Las Vegas woman pleading guilty to murder charge in fatal crash
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
A Las Vegas woman told a judge Wednesday she'll plead guilty to second-degree murder and driving under the influence of marijuana, causing a high-speed crash that killed an 8-year-old boy and badly injured his parents less than a month ...
Nevada high court cancels oral arguments in execution case
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The Nevada Supreme Court has canceled plans for oral arguments this week on a state request to quickly decide whether a twice-delayed execution of a condemned inmate should go ...
Man shot by police in pawn shop heist faces 2nd case
Man shot by police in pawn shop heist faces 2nd case
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
A 27-year-old man who was shot by Las Vegas police after taking a pawn shop employee hostage at gunpoint is accused of being the same motorcycle helmet-wearing ...
Nevada judge mulling execution drug case; Supreme Court next
Nevada judge mulling execution drug case; Supreme Court next
Monday, September 17, 2018
The Nevada Supreme Court is considering whether to put the brakes on oral arguments slated later this week on a bid to ...
Nevada's imprisonment rate is 15 percent above U.S. average
Nevada's imprisonment rate is 15 percent above U.S. average
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Nevada's imprisonment rate is 15 percent higher than the national average and growing. The Nevada Appeal reports an analyst for the Crime and Justice Institute told the state Commission on the ...
Woman faces rare murder charge in crash that killed boy
Woman faces rare murder charge in crash that killed boy
Friday, September 14, 2018
Prosecutors in Las Vegas filed a rare second-degree murder charge Friday against a 25-year-old woman accused of driving under the influence and more than twice the speed limit when her vehicle hit another ...
Prisons chief: Supplier error got Nevada its execution drugs
Prisons chief: Supplier error got Nevada its execution drugs
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Nevada's prisons chief testified Tuesday that after more than 200 drug companies refused to supply drugs for use in an execution, a supplier's mistake on a buyers' list gave the state ...