Republican Assemblyman Chris Edwards confirmed Saturday that Las Vegas police are investigating allegations of attempted extortion in exchange for his vote for Assembly speaker.
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A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday upheld the illegal campaign contribution conviction of former political power broker Harvey Whittemore.
A 4-year-old boy is expected to survive after Las Vegas police said he shot himself in a leg after finding a gun under a pillow in a northwest valley home.
An armed man that created a barricade situation in a North Las Vegas neighborhood was arrested Saturday night.
Nevada’s Court of Appeals announced Wednesday that it has signed their first 42 court orders, filed with the Supreme Court Clerk of the Court.
A knife-wielding man who tried to kidnap a woman at the Galleria at Sunset mall on Thursday was arrested that day, Henderson police said Saturday.
Officers responded at 10:21 a.m. to West St. Louis and Fairfield avenues where a woman’s body was found laying in the street, according to Metro spokesman Lt. Terry Bernard.
A man in his late 70s was hospitalized with serious injuries after a hit-and-run crash in the southeast valley early Saturday morning, according to Las Vegas police.
Prosecutors played the videotaped confession of Elita “Gaby” Maldonado on Friday at her murder trial in Las Vegas. Maldonado, 31, is accused of fatally stabbing 49-year-old William Sanford in his Las Vegas apartment after he paid her $200 for sex.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt said Friday that his office has appealed a federal judge’s decision that could result in the release of a death row inmate convicted of killing an FBI agent.
Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man connected to the January robberies of two stores.
A dozen deputies and process servers who worked under ousted Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura have filed a federal lawsuit in a bid to get their jobs back.
A Metro detective was arrested Friday in connection with the the battery of a woman after an argument over a prostitution fee.
A Las Vegas woman who tried to cover up that her boyfriend shook her 2-month-old son, which led to the boy’s death five years later, has had her conviction and sentence upheld by the Nevada Supreme Court.
The library’s usual 10 a.m. opening was pushed back to noon.
Former construction company boss Leon Benzer pleaded guilty Friday in the massive scheme to take over homeowners associations in the Las Vegas area.
Las Vegas police are investigating the suspected suicide a man whose body was found near Eastern and Stewart avenues Friday.
A bill for the upcoming legislative session from Assemblyman John Hambrick, R-Las Vegas, proposes to abolish life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles.
In a rare move, Clark County’s head spokesman is using the county’s website to complain about a recent Review-Journal article about Family Services and to accuse its author, reporter Yesenia Amaro, of working to “paint the department in an unfavorable light.”
Two months after a judge took the possibility of the death penalty off the table for Frederick Desun Schneider because of his “intellectual disability,” he pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder.
Elita “Gaby” Maldonado killed a man who paid her for sex in an attempt to save her two daughters, whose voices echoed in her head, a defense lawyer told Clark County jurors Thursday.
A Henderson woman involved in a whistleblower case against Creekside Hospice has filed a new lawsuit that accuses her former supervisor of sexual harassment.
Las Vegas police arrested a woman in a locked apartment near the Strip after they say she cut a man during an argument.