The Las Vegas woman killed in a drive-by shooting Friday night was unconditionally kind and friendly to everyone, so it wouldn’t be out of character for her to help two females, her boyfriend said Saturday.
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Sen. Harry Reid’s brother, Larry Joe Reid, will be charged with drunken driving and gun charges among others after a run-in with a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper, the Clark County district attorney’s office said Thursday.
Sexual assault charges have been reinstated against an Arizona chiropractor accused of victimizing a woman in 2012 at the Palms.
A member of the cybercrime syndicate known as Carder.su was sentenced Thursday to 12 1/2 years in federal prison for selling stolen and counterfeit credit cards over the Internet.
A key player and government witness in a massive tax fraud scheme that victimized thousands of people across the country was given a stiff federal prison term on Thursday.
The man authorities said killed his ex-girlfriend and hid her body under his home appeared in court in a wheelchair Thursday.
If enacted, a law being proposed by Clark County’s top prosecutor would allow prosecutors to present hearsay at a preliminary hearing or to a grand jury, meaning victims would not have to testify or be subject to cross examination. But defense lawyers called the bill “a piece of trash.”
A 14-year-old Las Vegas girl was found in North Dakota after her mother recognized her photo on Backpage.com, a website similar to Craigslist that is also used by sex workers to advertise their services.
One of two civil rights lawsuits filed against a former Las Vegas police officer was dismissed this week after the plaintiff and her attorney failed to show up for a court hearing.
A civil rights lawsuit claims two Nevada prison guards “created a gladiator-like scenario” in November when they allowed two handcuffed inmates to fight before a third guard shot both inmates.
A Las Vegas Valley tax preparer was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on 66 felony counts of presenting false tax returns to the IRS.
A Las Vegas man who told officials in June that he had placed explosives under the desks of two federal judges and planned to blow them up has been sentenced to 75 months in federal prison.
Nevada officials plan to reopen the juvenile correctional facility in Clark County in early September.
A man and woman told a judge Wednesday that they were too high on methamphetamines to rescue three toddlers who died in a Las Vegas mobile home fire.
Robert Durst, the real estate heir and subject of the HBO documentary series “The Jinx,” has been indicted on gun charges in New Orleans.
Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates, including 22 people from the Las Vegas area, have been arrested by federal agents in a nationwide investigation that targeted transnational criminal gangs.
A North Las Vegas man abandoned the 17-year-old stepdaughter he impregnated, police said, leaving the teen to give birth alone at home while looking after her 3-year-old sister, who eventually starved to death.
A 28-year-old Cashman Middle School teacher appeared in court on Wednesday, less than a week after being arrested on charges of kidnapping and luring a mentally ill child younger than 14 years old for a sexual act.
When Allegiant Air executives and their pilots meet in court Friday for a judge to hear arguments on a temporary restraining order blocking pilots from striking, issues from an earlier case could be revisited that ultimately could lead to a work stoppage.
Troy Richard White sent more than 130 text messages to his estranged wife, Echo Lucas, and called her more than 30 times in the hours before he fatally shot her in front of their five children, prosecutors said Tuesday during opening statements of a murder trial.
A man who was distraught over his severe heart condition shot and wounded his partner before shooting and killing himself in their Fort Mohave, Ariz., home on Tuesday, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.
Las Vegas police have made an arrest in the case of a 24-year-old man who was killed almost a year ago.
Police have had 78 interactions with people on the Strip who were carrying glass containers since Clark County commissioners in September banned carrying glass containers on the resort corridor.