Lawyers involved in the remaining court challenge to Nevada’s school choice law asked the Nevada Supreme Court on Friday to schedule expedited oral arguments so the case can be decided before the next school year.
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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.
Two years after luring a teenager into prostitution, a Las Vegas pimp was convicted Monday on 15 felony counts in connection with brutally torturing her for months.
Nevada officials have settled a lawsuit with voting rights advocates over making voter registration materials available to low-income and disabled clients.
Ammon Bundy, the jailed leader from the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge, has come to the defense of a sheriff who is being investigated by the state.
The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the three-month suspension without pay of former Family Court Judge Steven Jones over a romantic relationship with a prosecutor who appeared before him.
Henderson Municipal Judge Diana Hampton was found dead in her home Sunday, authorities confirmed Monday.
The Bureau of Land Management is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for shooting and killing a wild horse in October at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center near Carson City.
A Las Vegas woman was appointed a new lawyer Monday in her attempt to withdraw a guilty plea in the killing of a 10-year-old girl and slashing of a Bellagio blackjack dealer.
Police say evidence shows a gunman who killed an officer outside a police station in a Maryland suburb of the nation’s capital “intended to die during a gun battle with police.”
A man is in custody after a convenience store shooting on the Las Vegas Strip early Monday morning, according to police.
In 2008, the Clark County district attorney’s office created a database to assure lawmakers that prosecutors would be upfront about deals made with criminals in exchange for their testimony.
The driver who stole a U-Haul on Thursday night, sped through the Las Vegas Valley, shot at a citizen’s vehicle and evaded police until a patrol car rammed into it and stopped it has been arrested.
Four men were arrested last month in connection with a string of armed robberies at cellphone stores around the valley. Like a scene from a movie, the suspects in the case wore masks of U.S. presidents John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama, according to Las Vegas police records.
The federal government does not have to explain to a Nevada man why his wife — a grandmother and farmer in Mexico — has been denied entry to the U.S. for more than 20 years under “alien smuggling” rules, a federal judge has ruled.
Starsha Williams sat in court early Monday, listening as the judge granted the mother of two the temporary protective order she had filed against her longtime boyfriend, Michael Betterson.
Sheriff Joe Lombardo addressed concerns Friday surrounding the Metropolitan Police Department’s plan to shift plain-clothed officers and detectives to temporary two-week patrol rotations.
The Las Vegas pimp forced a teenager into prostitution and tortured her for months, prosecutor said, leaving scars that she will carry for the rest of her life.
Sheriff’s deputies are investigating whether a 26-year-old rural northeast Nevada man arrested with a cache of weapons and explosive devices may have any ties to extremist or terrorist groups.
A man with a rifle who was shot and killed by police Thursday called 911 and acted erratically near businesses off a highway exit north of Reno, according to police.