Two Clark County women are among thousands of plaintiffs across the country who have filed product liability lawsuits against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos. Delores Cipriano, 81, of Henderson, and Bertha Triana, 80, of Las Vegas, each filed lawsuits last year in District Court against Takeda Pharmaceuticals, a Japanese company that makes the prescription drug pioglitazone under the trade name Actos. Both women claim their bladder cancer was caused by the medication.
Subscribe to Crime & Courts RSS feed
Crime & Courts
A Las Vegas woman facing murder charges in the drowning death of her three-year-old son Friday “may have been experiencing a medical crisis” at the time, Las Vegas police said.
A Las Vegas woman was arrested in connection with the drowning of her 3-year-old son in the northwest Las Vegas Valley on Saturday night, police said.
Police arrested the suspect in a series of Las Vegas bank robberies after a brief car chase Saturday.
KINGMAN, Ariz. — A Kingman man who injured his ex-fiancee, her new boyfriend and another woman in 2012 was sentenced to 36 years in prison Friday.
A 53-year-old Henderson man was sentenced to life in prison for beating his mother to death in 2009. The same Clark County jury that convicted Richard Kravetz of first-degree murder and other charges sentenced him to the life prison term on Thursday.
A member of the City Council in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., has filed a wrongful death claim against the city involving the death of her mother in a vehicle-pedestrian traffic accident. She and her sister are seeking $2.5 million each for their grief, pain and suffering.
A 25-year-old man was found dead under suspicious circumstances Thursday night at Ponderosa Dairy in Amargosa Valley, the Nye County sheriff’s office said. Nye County police responded to a 911 call just after 9 p.m. and found the man’s body.
The man stabbed to death in North Las Vegas Monday has been identified. Guillermo Enrique Coletti, 54, was found dead by North Las Vegas police in an apartment closet on 2432 Webster St.
A rural Northern Nevada sheriff’s deputy is accused of stopping travelers on a lonely stretch of Interstate 80 and confiscating tens of thousands of dollars for the county without bringing charges, according to two federal lawsuits.