Las Vegas defense attorney Alexis Plunkett threatened to have her former boyfriend killed behind bars, prosecutors said in court papers filed Friday urging a judge to revoke her bail.
Callisha Lakota, 62, died of unknown causes about 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center’s medical facility in Carson City.
Scott Dozier tried suicide more than 14 years ago. That’s why the Nevada prisoner, who would rather face execution than live on death row, would not make another effort to die by his own hand, he told the Review-Journal on Friday.
The West Wendover Police Department reports one of its officers shot and killed the driver of a small pickup who produced a knife during a pursuit Saturday afternoon.
Nine people met Friday’s deadline to apply for a vacancy on the Nevada Court of Appeals.
A deputy shot and killed a Pahrump man Thursday night after he opened fire during a standoff with officers, marking the first officer-involved shooting this year for the Nye County sheriff’s office.
Clark County Animal Control recovered 35 dogs last week from a home in Moapa Valley, about 60 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
Nevada Highway Patrol troopers working the graveyard shift set up a Christmas tree Friday night to celebrate lives potentially saved this holiday season.
The Carson City District Attorney will seek charges against the juveniles whose bike- and scooter-riding exploits two weeks ago damaged the state’s brand-new memorial to fallen war veterans on the state Capitol grounds.
For about three months, officials said, James Thatcher, 28, with the help of his girlfriend and their toddler’s nanny, had kept his 52-year-old mother and 34-year-old brother locked away and tied to a blood-stained mattress inside a bedroom in his Pahrump apartment, the secured window taunting the possibility of escape.