The north tower of the Park Towers at Hughes Center and a nearby building were evacuated while authorities investigate a suspicious package, Las Vegas police said.
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Bryan Micon, who ran a Bitcoin-fueled poker site from Las Vegas, has agreed to plead guilty and avoid jail time, his lawyer told a judge Thursday.
Police and the state medical board knew in 2006 that a Las Vegas doctor had been accused of sex crimes against a teenager. But that case was sealed, and he was allowed to keep practicing. Now he’s accused of having sex with a sedated girl while in his office and videotaping it.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a petition by death row inmate Kevin Lisle which claims he has new evidence showing he is not guilty of killing Kip Logan in Las Vegas in 1994.
The burglar who walked into a house on the east side of Henderson one recent evening might not have known he was stealing from the leader of one of America’s safest cities.
A divided Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the murder conviction and death sentence of Timothy “Stone” Burnside in the 2006 fatal shooting of a former professional basketball player as he waited at the drive-thru of a Jack in the Box in Henderson.
Newly formed Nevada South Search & Rescue’s trailer was taken at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday from a home near the intersection of West Lone Mountain Road and North Grand Canyon Drive, Metro said.
NHL player Jarret Stoll has agreed to plead guilty to a pair of misdemeanor charges in a deal with prosecutors reached Thursday.
The city of North Las Vegas has won two Nevada Supreme Court cases in less than a week.
A corrections officer from the Clinton Correctional Facility in New York has been arrested and charged with promoting dangerous prison contraband, destroying evidence and official misconduct, Andrew Brockway, an attorney for the man, told CNN on Wednesday.
A Las Vegas doctor facing nearly a dozen child pornography charges videotaped himself having sex with a sedated, underage girl in his office, according to Metro.
LaVerne Toney, who worked for King for more than 40 years, denies that she prevented Karen Williams and Patty King from visiting their father, as they have alleged in a lawsuit seeking to bar her from administrating King’s estate.
The U.S. Justice Department likely will file federal hate crime charges against the suspect in the recent South Carolina church shooting, the New York Times reported Wednesday.
A man and woman who abandoned a teenage girl with her 3-year-old sister, who later died, have been indicted on murder charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.
A jury should decide on murder charges against Michael De Angelo Scott, accused in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old woman police called an “innocent bystander,” a Las Vegas judge ruled Wednesday.
State and local authorities stopped Straughn Gorman on Interstate 80 twice within 50 minutes in 2013. He was never charged with any crime.
The man went robbed the U.S. Bank branch at 10565 S. Eastern Ave., near Horizon Ridge Parkway, about 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Landry’s Inc. and Dotty’s Gaming and Spirits, among others, filed a federal lawsuit Friday in Las Vegas against Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and the state’s labor commissioner, Shannon Chambers.
Two men accused in the death of a woman after an unapproved medical procedure in August have been indicted on murder charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.
The 24-year-old man who died at the Electric Daisy Carnival early Sunday morning was identified Wednesday as Nicholas Austin Tom, of San Francisco.
A 50-year-old man is charged with attempted murder after stabbing his girlfriend in a southeast apartment Tuesday night, Las Vegas police say.
A man is in critical condition after a stabbing near downtown Las Vegas Wednesday morning, police say.
The autopsy of the Baltimore black man who died after being hurt while in police custody shows he suffered a “high-energy injury” like those in shallow-water diving accidents, the Baltimore Sun reported on Tuesday.