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.
Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo’s re-election campaign materials include a misleading claim about wait times for 311 calls.
But county commissioners saw it differently. In a ceremony during Tuesday’s commission meeting Commissioner Jim Gibson hung a medal around each officer’s neck.
A Republican candidate for Clark County public administrator was convicted of a gross misdemeanor in 2015 following accusations that he had sex with a pregnant teenage inmate at the county’s juvenile detention center, police and court records show.
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.”
GOP lawmakers, the Trump administration and Democrats were sharply divided over public land use and a Nevada standoff between federal law enforcement and a militia led by Cliven Bundy before he was freed from jail. Now those positions have hardened and the battle is moving to Congress.
Nevada’s growing backlog of untested rape kits could shrink significantly thanks to a $4.35 million injection of funding approved Thursday.
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.
Federal immigration agents were rarely seen at the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas to pick up inmates subject to deportation proceedings before the beginning of the year. Now they’re there almost every day.