The city of Las Vegas has stopped charging people with misdemeanor domestic violence in the wake of a recent Nevada Supreme Court decision.
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.
Demanding changes in the nation’s gun laws, as many as 500,000 students, parents and survivors of mass shootings are poised to rally in the nation’s capital Saturday.
The Metropolitan Police Department wants to increase its operating budget by nearly $29 million for the next fiscal year, according to a department proposal.
A homeless man used homophobic slurs while he battered a student inside the university’s Student Union, campus police said.
The Nevada Legislature passed a law in 2015 putting control over firearms, accessories and ammunition in the “exclusive domain of the Legislature,” and renders any contrary law, rule or ordinance “to the contrary null and void.”
Nevada lawmakers on Thursday moved to replenish a state fund earmarked for protecting visiting politicians. The fund was unexpectedly depleted in the wake of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, which prompted visits from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
The city of Las Vegas will pay the Outside Las Vegas Foundation $50,000 to maintain and manage the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden, built downtown in the days following the Oct. 1 shooting on the Strip.