Dr. Dipak Desai has been ordered transferred into federal custody so that a mental evaluation can be done to determine whether he is competent to accept a plea deal in his health care fraud case stemming from the 2007 hepatitis C outbreak.
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Criminal proceeding studies show that eyewitness testimonies are no longer considered hard evidence in the courtroom.
A Las Vegas police and SWAT team response to a domestic dispute call at a house near Cimarron Road and Laredo Avenue ended without incident at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, six hours after a woman fled the house unharmed, a police sergeant said.
Sexual assault. Assault with a deadly weapon. Children as young as 8 years old face such charges and end up in detention. The question being asked by juvenile justice professionals: Is that really the best way to handle Clark County’s youngest offenders?
The Clark County coroner’s office identified the body of a man who was found in a flood control channel near Owens Avenue and B Street on Tuesday as Michael David Trudeau, 44.
One man died and another was injured in a Friday night shooting in North Las Vegas.
A federal appeals court panel has overturned the conviction of a man for sending threatening emails to two top North Las Vegas officials after his car was repossessed.
Kevin Cooney was sitting on a couch in his family’s home when his mother shot him, an ex-girlfriend told a jury in Linda Cooney’s attempted murder trial on Friday. Clarita Kendall, who dated Kevin Cooney a few years before he was shot in 2011, said he told her that while she was visiting him in the hospital in 2012. Kendall’s testimony at the trial, which has spanned two weeks, supported physical evidence suggesting the bullet entered Kevin Cooney at a downward angle.
Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday.
Las Vegas police are investigating a double stabbing in the southwest valley that sent two people to the hospital. Police responded to the 6300 block of Tropicana Avenue, near Torrey Pines Drive, about 2 p.m.