Perpetrators of phone scam threaten to have targets arrested if they don’t pay up.
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A security breach of sensitive information from sealed juvenile delinquent cases at Family Court has left administrators scrambling to notify the people involved and tighten procedures for dealing with those kinds of cases.
The man shot by police Monday in east Las Vegas was living in the country illegally, Las Vegas police Undersheriff Jim Dixon said Thursday at a press conference.
A federal jury Thursday convicted a senior county human resources analyst charged in a scheme to steal $824,000 from an auto insurance company. Erik Holman, 49, who has worked for Clark County since 2002, was found guilty of one conspiracy count and 14 wire fraud counts in the scheme to defraud the Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance between October 2005 and April 2009.
Crews from the city of Las Vegas will be repairing a traffic light on Washington Avenue and Buffalo Drive until 6 p.m Thursday. The traffic signal control cabinet was damaged after a car accident, city officials said. The signal will be dark with stop signs or will flash red during the time it is being repaired. It will be treated as an all-way stop.
A man who crashed his motorcycle on state Route 160 last month died from his injuries Wednesday. Robert Neal Parsons, 62, was traveling north on Route 160 Feb. 20 near the intersection with state Route 159 when his motorcycle went off the road into the desert, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Nevada attorneys will now have to swear, pardon the pun, to be civil to each other, to judges and to the public as a result of an order issued this week by the Supreme Court.
Carlos Molina, 30, the International Boxing Federation junior middleweight champion, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Las Vegas police on a fugitive warrant. The warrant, issued in 2007, was for a parole violation for failing to register as a sex offender in Wisconsin.
Animal waste pushed out under the front door of a Bullhead City, Ariz., home where authorities removed five young children and 22 dogs from squalor this week.
Officers involved in the death of a Clark County jail inmate last year will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said Thursday. The ruling came exactly one year after the death of Luis Solano, 38, who never recovered after being restrained by corrections officers on Feb. 25, 2013.