Frank LaPena who spent decades in prison after being convicted of being the mastermind behind the murder of a Caesars Palace executive’s wife, was granted a pardon by the state Pardons Board on Wednesday.
Former Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson, who resigned earlier this year, was sentenced Thursday to 27 months in prison for misusing campaign funds.
Felony convictions have been handed down against three Nevada men who illegally killed a bear in the Pinenut Mountains south of Carson City in 2017.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday named Jacqueline Bluth, 37, a Las Vegas prosecutor with a dozen years in the Clark County district attorney’s office, to a vacant seat on the District Court in Las Vegas.
Former Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud charge Monday, less than a week after resigning from his post.
The Nevada attorney general’s office has made its final argument of the year to the state’s high court in a drawn-out legal battle over prison execution drugs.
A felony forgery trial was expected to open Monday for Nevada Assembly candidate Michael McDonald. But one day before the election, a judge agreed to shelve the case until March.
A judge on Friday prohibited the Nevada prison system from using its supply of a sedative in the lethal injection of condemned killer Scott Dozier, essentially halting the possible execution for the foreseeable future.
A District Court judge and a Nevada appellate court judge vying for a seat on the state’s high court delved into their potential roles on Friday.
A candidate for the Nevada Assembly faces a charge of resisting an officer after he refused to be handcuffed during a court hearing Tuesday.