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Las Vegas man pleads guilty in weapons of mass destruction case
Las Vegas man pleads guilty in weapons of mass destruction case
Thursday, June 21, 2018
A Las Vegas man jailed for more than a year on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction charges pleaded guilty Thursday to lesser counts to avoid trial amid what his ...
Man pleads not guilty in mall terror case
Man pleads not guilty in mall terror case
Friday, June 8, 2018
A 25-year-old Las Vegas man has pleaded not guilty to a felony terrorism charge after he was accused of panicking shoppers by donning a mask and carrying a replica AK-47 assault rifle through ...
Father blamed for 2-year-old's death for not locking gun
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Prosecutors say the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old boy in a Las Vegas apartment could have been avoided if the boy's father had locked up his gun. KSNV-TV in Las Vegas reports that Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said ...
Man sought in Indianapolis store clerk slaying held in Vegas
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
A 51-year-old man who was arrested as a fugitive in Las Vegas in the killing of an Indianapolis store clerk won't contest his transfer in custody to Indiana to face felony charges. A court clerk says Douglas Cobbs waived extradition during a ...
Judge mulls Nevada gun buyer screening law passed in 2016
Judge mulls Nevada gun buyer screening law passed in 2016
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
It's not up to a state judge to tell the governor to enact a flawed gun buyer screening law that voters approved nearly 18 months ago, a top state government lawyer ...
Judge refuses to lower bail for DUI suspect in fatal crash
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
A judge refused to lower the bail of a man who is the suspect in a DUI crash that killed two people. KSNV-TV reports Henry Aparicio appeared before Las Vegas Justice Court Judge Suzan Baucum on Monday, seeking to ...
State Assembly candidate arrested on 9 felony counts
Thursday, May 17, 2018
A candidate for state Assembly is in jail on counts of burglary, forgery and offering a false document in a case unrelated to his election bid, according to ...
Nevada AG’s office suing drugmaker over opioid claims
Nevada AG’s office suing drugmaker over opioid claims
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
One of the country’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers knowingly exaggerated claims about the effectiveness of its drugs to mislead Nevada doctors to prescribe more ...
Metro Police sued over man's death following chokehold
Metro Police sued over man's death following chokehold
Monday, May 14, 2018
The mother of a man killed after he was put in a chokehold by a police officer last year has sued Metro Police. Trinita Farmer alleges in the lawsuit filed Sunday that three officers did not ...
Las Vegas mother relieved after first immigration check-in
Las Vegas mother relieved after first immigration check-in
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The first time Cecilia Gomez walked into the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in downtown Las Vegas, she was arrested, allegedly roughed up and sent on a bus headed for ...
Ex-youth coach gets prison in attempted sex assault case
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
A former youth soccer coach in the Las Vegas area accused of touching a girl inappropriately has ...
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Nevada Supreme Court considers allowing first execution since 2006
Monday, May 7, 2018
Nevada's Supreme Court is considering whether to allow the state to move forward with its first execution of a death row inmate in 12 years ...
Prison for felon who posted machine gun photos on Instagram
Thursday, May 3, 2018
A five-time felon has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison after posting photos on social media of himself at a Las Vegas gun range shooting machine guns and ...
Metro Police lose bid to delay concert shooting records
Friday, April 27, 2018
The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected a bid by police to delay the release of records about the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, including officer ...
Woman detained by immigration officials threatens lawsuit
Woman detained by immigration officials threatens lawsuit
Thursday, April 26, 2018
A Las Vegas mother who spent 10 days in federal custody after being detained by immigration authorities is planning to sue the U.S. government, her ...