The lawyer for the family of slain child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey denounced a CBS documentary theorizing she was killed by her brother, Burke, as a “false and unprofessional television attack” and threatened to sue the network for libel.
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Nevada should re-evaluate sentencing ranges for some felony crimes and make better use of probation for low-level, non-violent offenders to keep its prison population in check, a criminal justice consultant said Friday.
A California man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to selling unregistered stocks for fake Nevada businesses, defrauding 157 people of over $4 million, according to the Justice Department.
Former power broker Harvey Whittemore was released from a federal halfway house Monday after serving 21 months of a two-year prison term for breaking campaign contribution laws.
The Nevada Supreme Court again has suspended defense lawyer Mitchell Posin for professional misconduct.
President Barack Obama has nominated UNLV law professor Anne Traum for a judgeship in U.S. District Court in Nevada.
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.