A prisoner serving time in a northern Nevada prison died on Sunday, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
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Comedian Bill Cosby filed court papers on Tuesday calling for sanctions against a woman accusing him of sexual assault, saying she breached a confidentiality agreement and legal protocol in the public release of his full deposition from a 10-year-old civil case.
A Texas lawmaker who met with the family of a black woman found dead in her jail cell after her arrest following a routine traffic stop said on Tuesday she should never have been in police custody in the first place.
A fight between two inmates Tuesday morning at a Northern Nevada prison spurred a guard-involved shooting that left three inmates wounded, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
North Las Vegas police need the public's help to identify a man they said robbed a bank Tuesday afternoon.
Las Vegas‘ 911 system is about to get an upgrade. But first a Metro building needs a new floor.
The escape of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman aroused anger among U.S. officials and suspicions of inside help from corrupt Mexican prison employees, U.S. law enforcement officials said Sunday.
City employees, state lawmakers, former judges and defendants have spent months blasting the Las Vegas Municipal Court’s “money hungry” courtroom hearing and cash collection practices. A motion filed against the city last month seeks to do something about it.
With thousands of people being placed on Legal 2000 holds every year, the process can become little more than a revolving door for the mentally ill who fail to get the treatment they need, according to medical and law enforcement professionals.
The Metropolitan Police Department recognized officers for bravery in the line of duty during Friday night’s Best of the Badge ceremony.
Each time a new controversy arises about how the Clark County district attorney’s office pays witnesses for court appearances, the same question pops up. What else doesn’t the public know?
Ralph Lamb’s most active years in law enforcement coincided with rapid growth in the gaming industry, controlled by people associated, at least formerly, with organized crime.
Las Vegas police arrested two men and a woman in connection with a burglary Monday in the southwest valley, the department announced Friday. Officers were called 3:24 p.m. Monday to a home in the 8100 block of Bonaventure Drive, near Buffalo Drive and Tropicana Avenue.
A central valley traffic stop took a violent turn Friday, leaving a rookie Las Vegas police officer with a minor gunshot wound and another man dead.
Arizona prisons Director Charles Ryan has provided additional details of unrest and rioting that injured 12 people and ransacked the state prison in northwest Arizona last week.
A Clark County grand jury has indicted 11 people in a year-long scheme to make credit cards and collect cash advances at various Las Vegas casinos, prosecutors said Friday.
Las Vegas police logs show the call came in at 11:25 p.m. to the 700 block of Linn Lane, near the intersection of Bonanza Road and Sloan Lane.
The state’s high court has referred Las Vegas attorney David Phillips to the State Bar of Nevada for investigation of possible misconduct.
Nevada’s continuing failure to transfer court-ordered inmates to the state’s maximum-security psychiatric facility in a timely manner has prompted the Clark County public defender’s office to file dozens of motions to dismiss charges, ranging from murder to battery, and release the inmates now languishing in jail.
Henderson police released new details about Saturday’s police shooting Thursday afternoon. Police shot Bryan David Bauer, 36, of Las Vegas, when he ran at them holding a handgun, police said. He died at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.
The president of a Las Vegas-based investment company charged with running a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme was taken into custody by the FBI Thursday.
A Las Vegas woman was sentenced to a maximum of 21 years in prison for shooting at SWAT officers during a nearly 24-hour standoff.
A Las Vegas man is facing charges of armed robbery and burglary in connection with a June 18 theft at Party USA, 800 S. Rampart Blvd.