A judge in Alaska is expected to decide whether a Las Vegas man can be released from federal custody while he awaits charges in connection with smuggling more than 20 pounds of cocaine through McCarran International Airport.
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A Northern California man was sentenced Thursday to serve 100 months in a federal prison for his part in the identity theft and credit card fraud ring known as “Carder.su.” Makyl Haggerty, also known as “Wave” and “G5,” must also pay $50.5 million in restitution, according to a release from the U.S. attorney’s office.
The ACLU of Nevada on Friday called for Clark County prosecutors to stop paying for witnesses’ rent.
A woman who was shot during a series of random home invasions in July died Thursday.
University Medical Center destroyed evidence and its executives made “numerous misrepresentations” about records pertaining to a federal class-action lawsuit against the Clark County public hospital, according to a report issued this week in U.S. District Court.
A Las Vegas man was indicted Friday in connection with a shooting on the Las Vegas Strip earlier this year.
The Nevada Board of Regents decided Friday to ask the governor to put $45.94 million toward transforming the state’s medical education, including $26.67 million for a new UNLV medical school.
John “Polar Bear” Butler told jurors on Friday that he decided to admit his involvement in two 1998 murders because, at age 43, he no longer wants the violent life of a gang member. “I’m a better man,” he said. “My wife helped changed me.”
Hours after rescuing two people Friday morning at Red Rock National Conservation Area, Las Vegas Police Search and Rescue airlifted a third person in the area who fell while climbing, police said.
A man wanted in connection with a Saturday morning shooting that left a woman dead and another injured was arrested on Thursday, police booking logs show.
Cast members from Cirque du Soleil’s “Love” and Southwest Airlines sponsored the commemorative event honoring the Beatles’ first and only visit to Las Vegas 50 years ago.
Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie and 56 police recruits were drenched with ice water Wednesday as part of a viral internet challenge.
The public defender’s office on Thursday rebutted Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson’s assertion that prosecutors don’t have to clue them in about paying rent for witnesses until trial.
Arming police with military-grade weapons creates barriers between law enforcement and the public they are supposed to protect, a high-ranking Reno police official told a Nevada advisory committee Thursday afternoon.
A rush of 320,000 students will pour into Clark County public schools on Monday, putting the packed campuses of last school year in a tighter pinch and pressuring Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky to come up with creative solutions now.
Medical marijuana users would need more than a bad blood test to end up behind bars in Nevada on driving the influence charges if a proposal is approved by the state Legislature in 2015.
Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie swore in 56 new Las Vegas police officers Thursday at the department’s second academy graduation of the year.
Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt’s former law firm came to his defense Thursday, saying leaked notes from four attorneys giving him a negative job review don’t reflect other “highly favorable” evaluations he has received and don’t represent the company’s views on Laxalt.
A 63-year-old inmate died at the Regional Medical Facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center on Wednesday.
A man who may have memory problems went missing Thursday morning in the east valley, police say. George Poleuca, 71, was last seen near Bermuda Road and Windmill Lane Thursday morning. He was wearing a red and white polo shirt, blue jean shorts and a black hat.
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.