President Barack Obama has nominated UNLV law professor Anne Traum for a judgeship in U.S. District Court in Nevada.
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Las Vegas Law, a television show nearly two years in the works about the Clark County District Attorney’s office, is scheduled to air next month.
Moments after jurors convicted a 47-year-old man of first-degree murder in his third trial on Tuesday, a judge indicated that the case would have to be presented to yet another jury.
Mark Thomas Georgantas has a history of running from the law and people who lend him cash, a prosecutor said Monday, trying to keep the 53-year-old behind bars.
A Pahrump man says his gun was stolen from the Nye County sheriff’s office evidence room.
NEWARK, N.J. — A lawsuit that began over a $1.59 discrepancy for a drink at TGI Friday’s cannot proceed as a class action, a New Jersey appeals court has ruled.
Two more defendants, including one of Cliven Bundy’s sons, were ordered held without bail Monday as they await trial on felony charges stemming from the 2014 armed standoff with law enforcement near Bunkerville.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lawsuit filed by the states of Nebraska and Oklahoma against their neighbor Colorado over a law approved as a ballot initiative by Colorado voters in 2012 that allows the recreational use of marijuana.
Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson wants to introduce a dog to the legal system in an effort to help comfort child crime victims.
Kim Wanker has a serious case of lead foot. Trained as a professional race car driver, she thrives on the exhilaration that comes with going fast, pedal to the metal, the high-desert scenery hurtling past her car window. For the 54-year-old Wanker, speed takes her mind off her stressful work — dealing with alleged wife-beaters, child molesters and drug abusers across central Nevada.
A judge on Monday denied bail for Omar Jamal Talley, accused of killing two women near the Strip, as prosecutors said they were considering whether to pursue capital punishment.
A Las Vegas resident who served in the U.S. Marine Corps was convicted in federal court Wednesday for defrauding investors and the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department in a large-scale multimillion-dollar Nigerian oil scheme
A 49-year-old woman who prosecutors say participated in videotaped sex acts with children was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison Thursday.
In a highly unusual move, at the request of prosecutors, a judge on Thursday tossed out the guilty plea of a man who a month ago admitted to the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Arbor View High School freshman.
The Tropicana moved quickly to “sever all ties” to its headliner magician Jan Rouven after his arrest on child pornography charges, closing the “New Illusions” show and removing advertising from the property and casino’s website by Thursday.
Strip illusionist Jan Rouven has been arrested by FBI agents on a felony child pornography charge.
North Las Vegas police investigating an apparent homicide Friday afternoon.
A man has been arrested after an attack that left one man dead and another injured, Friday morning in North Las Vegas, according to North Las Vegas police.
Las Vegas police are searching for a person suspected of robbing a tavern Saturday morning in the southwest valley.
In October, the state adapted the Nevada Corrections Department’s Casa Grande 400-bed, dormitory-style facility to accommodate prisoners whose poverty prevented their parole.
Henderson city officials say their police department can be objective in the investigation of the unexpected death of a Municipal Court judge whose body was found in her home on March 13.
Nevadans have a reason to know Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland’s name beyond the highly charged U.S. Senate debate over whether his nomination should get a hearing, much less a confirmation vote.
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was ordered Thursday to remain behind bars as he awaits trial on a slew of criminal charges tied to the April 2014 armed standoff with law enforcement near Bunkerville.
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