The State Bar of Nevada has filed documents seeking to disbar suspended defense lawyer Brian Bloomfield for his central role in a courthouse counseling scheme.
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A man at an indoor shooting range just off the Strip turned a gun on himself Monday afternoon, according to Las Vegas police. First responders were called about 4:15 p.m. to The Range 702, 4699 Dean Martin Road, between Tropicana and Harmon avenues, according to Clark County Fire Department dispatch logs.
A 21-year-old man faces a murder charge, among others, in the April 17 shooting death of Cassandra Cassidy.
A Las Vegas police officer was seriously burned on his face, neck and hands by exploding debris while on a call in Sandy Valley on Monday.
Former Las Vegas Constable John Bonaventura appeared before a judge Monday on domestic battery and coercion charges.
The man accused of attacking and killing a woman with a butcher knife this month had a history of mental illness and being “unpredictable and violent,” according to a Metro arrest report. Julio Cesar Angulo, a 24-year-old from Inglewood, Calif., was arrested Sunday and faces a murder charge for the May 2 death of his uncle’s wife, Norma Chavez, 47, of Las Vegas, police said.
A man who was killed in what Metro called a drug-related shooting in the east valley Saturday morning was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office on Monday.
A former homeowners association community manager was sentenced to six months of home confinement on Monday for her role in the scheme to take over and defraud the associations.
Boulder City’s years-long SLAPP battle has ended with payouts for lawyers and for five residents the Nevada Supreme Court said were wrongfully sued by City Hall.
New York rapper Lionel Pickens, who goes by the name “Chinx”, was shot and killed on Sunday while driving through the city’s borough of Queens, police said.
The woman who killed herself in an apparent murder-suicide in the southwest valley May 6 was identified Sunday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
The man who was shot and killed Thursday while walking in the northeast valley was identified Sunday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
A bill allowing hearsay evidence in some preliminary court proceedings was approved by the Nevada Senate on a party-line vote Saturday.
In a lawsuit, Michael Sanzo says he suffered for eight months with infected teeth while in solitary confinement at High Desert State Prison north of Las Vegas.
Christopher L. Durling, who ran Direct Title Insurance Agency in Utah and Nevada, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of wire fraud.
Robin Johnson, a former Las Vegas Sin player, filed the lawsuit in August in federal court. It accuses the league of failing to pay required minimum wage and overtime to hundreds of employees.
Capt. David O’Leary had retired rather than take demotion after it became known that he arranged a private helicopter tour for DJ Ashba, lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses, in August 2013.
Police and paramedics were called about 5:20 p.m. to an area near Durango and Westcliff drives, Metro Lt. Michael Mauntel said.
Las Vegas police have identified a suspect in the stabbing death near a central valley apartment complex Monday night , the department said Friday.
The man police called a “dangerous” fugitive who was wanted in California in connection with a homicide was arrested Friday in Las Vegas, according to police.
A man shot by police in the midst of an alleged residential burglary in Las Vegas last month has been indicted, prosecutors said Friday.
The murder conviction and death sentence of a Nevada inmate were overturned Friday by a federal appeals court.
A U.S. jury on Friday sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for helping carry out the 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded 264 others at the world-renowned race, taking 15 hours to reach a decision.