Las Vegas police evacuated houses in the east valley Monday after they said a woman in a nearby home was stabbed.
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The chief judge in Clark County vowed Friday to improve the guardianship process after a series of stories by the Las Vegas Review-Journal exposed flaws in the system that left thousands of elderly and mentally ill in Clark County open to exploitation.
The creation of Nevada’s new Court of Appeals comes with a little-known consequence: Under existing law, the state stands to lose two Supreme Court justices in 2019.
Three Cuban immigrants were sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms Friday for taking part in a major Las Vegas-area theft ring.
A Clark County jury on Friday convicted a man of fatally shooting his estranged wife in front of their five children.
A 33-year-old man who attacked a woman while searching for his pit bulls has been indicted, prosecutors said Friday.
The state’s contract with Rite of Passage was set to expire Sept. 30, 2017. The state said both parties reached an amicable agreement to end the relationship, but the nonprofit claims it was forced to sign the agreement, with the state threatening to issue a termination notice for cause.
A federal judge has ruled that FBI agents violated a wealthy Malaysian businessman’s privacy rights when they entered his Caesars Palace villa last year posing as repairmen to secretly gather evidence before conducting a raid in an illegal sports betting investigation.
Las Vegas police shot a dog they say attacked one of their K-9s in the northeast valley Friday while they looked for someone in a stolen vehicle investigation. The shot dog later died.
Ronald Wayne Tate had three separate run-ins with Las Vegas police within 48 hours of being shot and killed near the Jean Airport last year, police said during a public hearing Friday.
An 84-year-old inmate serving time for murder died at the Regional Medical Facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City on Wednesday, according to the Department of Corrections.
A budget amendment allowing the state to directly run its only juvenile maximum-security facility raised concerns among lawmakers.
A public hearing to disclose the facts of a fatal officer-involved-shooting that happened in March 2014 in Jean will be held Friday morning.
Virginia tops the nation in how often it refers kids to the justice system, according to a new report by The Center for Public Integrity, but Nevada almost comes in last.
A substitute teacher is facing charges linked to “inappropriate behavior with a minor,” Las Vegas police said Thursday. Kelly Hoffman, 48, was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Clark County Detention Center.
A woman who admitted her role in a shooting that left a 24-year-old man dead was sentenced Thursday to 8 to 20 years in prison.
Forty one fugitives were nabbed in the Las Vegas Valley during a six-week long roundup, the U.S. Marshals Service announced Thursday.
A man who once faced the death penalty for fatally shooting 22-year-old Mike Portaro should get a chance at parole, a judge decided Thursday.
Glen Cobb and his family, defendants in an illegal gambling case that made headlines when the government tried to seize $13.2 million before criminal charges were filed, have agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor charges.
A man charged with child abuse after North Las Vegas police said he impregnated his 17-year-old stepdaughter then left her for months with her 3-year-old sister, who died in his absence, now faces additional counts of sexual assault and kidnapping.
North Las Vegas police on Thursday asked for help finding a man wanted in the stabbing of his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend.
A second suspect tied to trafficking a Las Vegas teen may be hiding out in the valley, police in North Dakota said Wednesday night.
Carlos Manuel Perez Jr. might well be the only known inmate to be shot and killed by guards while handcuffed at the High Desert State Prison near Indian Springs, but corrections officers firing shotguns isn’t rare at the state’s largest prison, data show.