A man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the April 2013 beating death of Nevada’s chief insurance examiner in Carson City.
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A 63-year-old inmate died at the Regional Medical Facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center on Wednesday.
A pair of 21-year-old men in a Henderson jail were charged with six additional burglaries on Wednesday after police said they found new incidents dating back months.
North Las Vegas police responded to an apartment complex where a man was shot Thursday afternoon.
A 64-year-old Las Vegas man was sentenced to between six and 15 years in prison Thursday for spraying another man with gasoline and setting him on fire at a Circle K.
A former leader in the white supremacist movement testified Thursday that he once had a conversation with Leland Jones about the 1998 shooting deaths of two Las Vegas men, and Jones admitted his involvement.
A Nevada judge considering a new trial for a woman who has served more than 30 years in prison for a murder she says she didn’t commit has postponed his decision after her lawyers said they have additional, new DNA evidence they believe will prove her innocence.
A speeding motorcyclist trying to avoid a traffic stop Thursday morning near Flamingo Road and Rainbow Boulevard was seriously injured after he crashed, Las Vegas police said.
Former Democratic Assemblyman Steven Brooks agreed to plead guilty in connection with a domestic battery case and undergo a mental health evaluation, his attorney said in court Thursday.
The Clark County coroner’s office on Wednesday released the name of the man who was found on Tuesday night after an apparent murder-suicide in a central valley home.
Prosecutors paying witnesses’ rent may have derailed justice for years in Clark County criminal cases, Las Vegas defense attorneys fear.
The U.S. Marine Corps Pacific commander has approved the life sentence recommended by a court martial for a former U.S. Marine who murdered a Las Vegas prostitute in Hawaii, a spokesman said Tuesday.
As attorneys presented closing arguments in Robert Jackson’s trial on nearly a dozen charges related to a 2007 Strip shooting on Wednesday, prosecutor Marc DiGiacomo told jurors that Jackson eluded authorities for years “because the evidence is so darn compelling.”
Seven nonunion police sergeants and lieutenants are suing the North Las Vegas Police Supervisors Association over a union fee they say isn’t legal.
A 16-year prison sentence was imposed Monday for a homicide committed three years ago in the northwest Arizona community of Fort Mohave.
As police in Missouri confront race protests with heavy arms and armor, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said he supports allowing local forces to continue accepting surplus military weaponry, but with better oversight and training on how they are put to use.
A judge slashed bail Wednesday from $2 million to $150,000 for a 73-year-old man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed trespasser in a home he owns in Sparks.
Jurors learned about the cultures of two opposing skinhead groups Wednesday during the start of a federal murder trial that centers on the 1998 shooting deaths of two men. Patricia Sumner, a trial attorney with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, said Lin “Spit” Newborn, 25, and Daniel Shersty, 21, were killed because they “opposed the kind of racial hatred lived by” the two defendants in the case.
An arrest was made Tuesday in connection with Saturday’s morning shooting death near Lake Mead and Jones boulevards, according to Clark County booking logs.
The gaming area of a grocery store was the target of an armed robbery early Wednesday morning near Charleston Boulevard and Hualapai Way, according to Las Vegas police.
Eric Holder talks about the nation’s civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story.
A former Marine charged Tuesday with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft had been looking into how to dispose of a human body, a sheriff’s investigator said.
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to a gun charge dating to allegations that he threatened to harm an Assembly leader days before the 2013 legislative session began.