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Man sentenced in Las Vegas for fatally stabbing his father

Mason Fritz held back tears early Thursday before a judge sentenced him to at least 10 years in prison for killing his father while under the influence of drugs.

Las Vegas man removed from death row 31 years after first sentence

John Valerio was just 22 when he was first convicted of murder and placed on death row in 1988 for fatally stabbing a 26-year-old Las Vegas woman. But in 2002, after more than a dozen years of imprisonment, an error prompted a federal appeals court to overturn Valerio’s sentence while upholding his conviction.

Man gets life in prison for 1991 killing of Las Vegas woman

A 64-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his role in the long-unsolved 1991 beating and fatal stabbing of a Las Vegas woman.

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