President Barack Obama has nominated UNLV law professor Anne Traum for a judgeship in U.S. District Court in Nevada.
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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.
The woman shot and killed in the northwest valley Tuesday has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Police were called to the intersection of Swenson Street and Tropicana Avenue for the fight when they found the person stabbed in the street.
A judge on Friday ordered Lakeisha Holloway, the woman accused of driving her car onto a busy Strip sidewalk, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, sent to a state mental health hospital.
A pair of people who stole a U-Haul late Thursday evaded police during a pursuit, weaving and speeding through the central valley and downtown area before coming to a forced stop in North Las Vegas, officials said.
Cliven Bundy refused to enter a plea in federal court Thursday to criminal charges stemming from the 2014 armed standoff with law enforcement near his Bunkerville ranch. U.S. Magistrate Judge Bill Hoffman entered a not-guilty plea on his behalf to all of the charges.
A British man living in Las Vegas was indicted by a Nevada grand jury for multiple counts of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and money laundering on Wednesday, according to a release from the Department of Justice.