A former Las Vegas city government executive claims then-Deputy City Manager Scott Adams called him an “old fart” and coworkers mocked him for suffering from asthma attacks before he was fired last year, according to a federal lawsuit.
Former Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Barlow was sentenced on Friday after pleading guilty to a felony wire fraud charge for misusing campaign funds in 2015.
Spreading the office’s specialized prosecution team across 10 courtrooms means they will have a harder time providing support to frightened victims who may leave court before testifying, according to spokeswoman Audrie Locke.
Three years and two dozen motions later, a federal court in Las Vegas will hear a federal lawsuit Monday that seeks to block the Southern Nevada Water Authority from siphoning groundwater from a 300-mile swath of eastern Nevada.
A 34-year-old man facing sex trafficking and child pornography charges in Las Vegas was ordered held without bail Friday as authorities in southern Illinois investigate the killing of his 6-year-old daughter.
District Judge William Kephart has been accused of violating professional ethics codes by giving an on-camera interview last year about a case that was pending before the Nevada Supreme Court.
Las Vegas city officials are exploring the possibility of a new downtown courthouse, which would give the city’s municipal court a building of its own.