The Nevada Judicial Discipline Commission has accused Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melanie Tobiasson of becoming improperly involved in a double murder investigation.
Following initial hearings, U.S. Magistrate Judge Nancy Koppe concluded that Stephen Parshall and William Loomis were dangers to the Las Vegas community. The two are suspects in what authorities say was a plot to cause violence at Black Lives Matter protests.
“Essential hearings and functions” will happen at the federal building again on Wednesday. The court said that “impacted parties” will be notified about hearings.
The Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline decided Tuesday that it would not suspend a pair of Las Vegas judges over questions about profanity off the bench and administrative complaints involving court clerks.
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.