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.
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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.
The Clark County coroner’s office has ruled the Jan. 30 shooting death of Denise Gray, 40, an accident.
A $5 million judgment awarded in a 2005 fender bender was vacated Thursday by the Nevada Supreme Court, which ordered a new trial after finding that a Clark County district judge made multiple errors during trial.
The Clark County Wetlands Park is plagued by crimes, and county officials are sick of it.
Efforts to increase racial and gender diversity in the Henderson Police Department have been paying off, according to city officials.
Andrea Lipomi of Mountain’s Edge was taking an early morning walk last fall when she came to her community’s mailbox banks to see a startling sight. “The entire front was open,” she said. “It was obvious that all the mail had been taken.”
A man was arrested last week in connection with a March 5 shooting that left one man in critical condition, North Las Vegas police said Wednesday.
Las Vegas police seek the public’s help in identifying a vehicle of interest from a February fatal shooting case in the northeast valley.
An inmate was found dead in his cell early Tuesday afternoon in Lovelock Correctional Center, the Nevada Department of Corrections said in a statement.
Federal prosecutors want to call off Thursday’s detention hearing for rancher Cliven Bundy on charges stemming from the April 2014 armed standoff with law enforcement near Bunkerville.
It’s time for Senior U.S. District Judge Robert Clive Jones to retire. He’s the most-appealed and most-reversed federal judge in Nevada, according to the legal research service Westlaw.
A Las Vegas police officer was dragged by a vehicle during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon in the central valley, according to Metro.
President Barack Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, thrusting a respected moderate jurist and former prosecutor into the center of an election-year clash over the future of the nation’s highest court.
The death of an infant last week is under investigation in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday picked a veteran corrections administrator from out of state to take the helm of Nevada’s beleagured prison system.
A fugitive from Louisiana wanted in connection to an armed robbery in October was arrested in Las Vegas Tuesday morning, according to a news release from the U.S. Marshals Service.
Defense lawyer Brian Bloomfield spent just three days of a three-month sentence behind bars for his leading role in a scheme to defraud the court system, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned.
Following a five-day retrial, a former Las Vegas mortgage agent was acquitted late Monday in what federal prosecutors alleged was a $1.2 million mortgage fraud scheme.
Metro detectives are investigating two west valley robberies that occurred early Tuesday morning and might be connected.
An 18-year-old was ordered to serve 32½ to 95 years in prison Tuesday for fatally stabbing his mother and 9-year-old brother. Adrian Navarro-Canales would be about 50 years old when he is first eligible for parole.
Allegations of a corruption have plagued Boulder City since reports surfaced that the city’s police chief dropped a criminal investigation of the city’s animal control supervisor who’d been accused of needlessly killing dozens of animals for years.