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.
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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.
The Las Vegas police officers involved in Tuesday’s non-fatal shooting on Rancho Drive have been identified.
The 27 puppies nearly burned in a January arson will remain caged after an eleventh-hour restraining order and lawsuit halted their adoption raffle. Prince and Princess Pet Boutique filed a temporary restraining order Friday to stop the raffle by the Animal Foundation, which has sheltered the puppies since the pet shop owner was charged with trying to burn down the store.
Former construction company boss Leon Benzer, the accused mastermind of a massive scheme to take over homeowners associations, has won a delay in his tax evasion trial. The new date in December means the tax case will follow the long-awaited Oct. 6 trial of Benzer and nine others in the multimillion-dollar HOA takeover scheme, which occurred between 2003 and 2009.
A 62-year-old Nevada inmate died of a medical condition Wednesday in Reno, prison officials said Friday. Herminio Salinas was serving four to 15 years for attempted lewdness with a minor. Salinas had been in prison since August 2012.