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August 19, 2019

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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 ...
Father, girlfriend face murder charge in death of 2-year-old
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The father of a 2-year-old boy who died in February and the man's girlfriend are facing murder, child abuse and ...
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Prosecutor: Cristiano Ronaldo won't face Las Vegas rape charge
Monday, July 22, 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges after a woman accused the soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort more than 10 years ago, the city's top prosecutor said Monday. Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said he reviewed a new police investigation and determined that ...
Jeff Bezos event protester enters disorderly conduct plea
Monday, July 22, 2019
An animal welfare activist from California entered a no contest plea in Las Vegas to misdemeanor disorderly conduct for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage. A judge sentenced Priya Sawhney of Berkley, California, to ...
GOP state senators file lawsuit over payroll tax
Friday, July 19, 2019
The state Senate Republican caucus and three businesses have filed a lawsuit alleging the extension of Nevada’s payroll tax during the legislative session was ...
Hearing over cannabis licenses likely to extend into August
Thursday, July 18, 2019
A hearing over an injunction to stop the state’s retail marijuana licensing process recessed for the week today and may not pick up again until August. Three witnesses involved in the injunction lawsuit brought against the ...
Former state lawmaker sentenced for campaign fund fraud
Former state lawmaker sentenced for campaign fund fraud
Thursday, July 18, 2019
A former top Nevada Democratic lawmaker was sentenced today to more than two years in federal prison and fined almost $250,000 for misusing campaign funds to ...