Former Nevada U.S. Attorney Lawrence Semenza II has lost a bid to spend three weeks in Switzerland with his family before his January 14 sentencing on misdemeanor tax charges.
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Friends of the man who was killed in a Strip shootout with a bus security officer Monday want him to be remembered differently than he is being portrayed in the media. A man claiming to be an eyewitness also contends details released by Las Vegas police are inaccurate.
A top casino security officer testified Tuesday how his internal investigation led to an FBI raid on an alleged World Cup betting scheme operating out of luxury Caesars Palace villas.
Las Vegas Review-Journal filed suit Monday to force District Attorney Steve Wolfson to turn over public records in an ongoing newspaper investigation into a secretive witness payment program.
Three Lake Havasu City police officers were justified when they opened fire Nov. 23, killing a Lake Havasu City man who pointed his firearm at them, the Kingman Police Department determined after an independent review of the incident.
The cause of death for a woman who was injured in a June 6 car crash and died the next day was released Tuesday, six months after her death, by Las Vegas police.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved an $80,636 settlement with the county’s diversity director after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a federal wage discrimination lawsuit on her behalf.
Prosecutors said Tuesday that they expect to add new charges to the long list of allegations against three people accused of videotaping sexual abuse of at least eight children.
A global settlement was announced Tuesday in the massive construction defect case involving CityCenter’s Harmon Hotel. The announcement came the day lawyers were to present opening statements at the trial, which was expected to last more than a year.
The day before the first anniversary of Hailee Lamberth’s suicide, the family of the 13-year-old who is suing the Clark County School District over the bullying she experienced was shocked by a court filing that equated Hailee’s act with “murder.”
Defense lawyers grilled an FBI agent Monday about whether he misled a federal judge into approving search warrants in a July 9 raid at Caesars Palace on a multimillion-dollar international betting ring.
A 11-year-old girl was hospitalized Monday evening after being struck by a car in the west valley, according to Las Vegas police.
A 73-year-old man struck by a car in September in the southeast valley died about a week later, Las Vegas police announced Monday.
A former “Ice Road Truckers” reality-television star pleaded guilty Monday to kidnapping and extorting a Las Vegas prostitute, just as he was scheduled to face a jury on the charges.
Las Vegas police seem to have finally found a usable radio system after nearly three years of problems with their old one.
Defense lawyers argued in federal court Monday to move the homeowners association corruption trial out of Las Vegas because of extensive “prejudicial” news coverage by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
One of two women accused of sexually abusing at least eight children and young teens — with some on video — has been a substitute teacher in the Clark Country School District.
Landlord Gerald Catania knew the man killed Monday in a shootout on the Strip as a soft-spoken, polite tenant. “I didn’t know him as a bad person, I just seen him as my renter,” Catania said. Christopher Boudinot was fatally shot by a Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada security officer after he was asked to get off a public bus because of a disturbance, according to Las Vegas police.
A Las Vegas car wash employee says he does not recall the moment a car plowed into his back and another man’s leg before speeding off while they were cleaning another car Thursday afternoon.
A North Las Vegas police officer who was fired in 2007 won his job back in September, along with back pay and attorney’s fees estimated at $500,000. Then in November, the city fired Timothy Frabbiele the day after they reinstated him.
A barricade situation in the northwest valley ended after three hours Saturday when a burglary suspect surrendered to Las Vegas police.
A police report provides new details in one of the cases against former Bullhead City, Ariz., police Sgt. Jesse Hoag who is accused of forcing himself upon two women he met at the same Laughlin bar during separate October incidents.
The first medical marijuana dispensary in Nevada is yet to open, but the lawsuits are already flying as applicants jockey for a starting position in the state’s green gold rush.