Chris Beecroft Jr., the longtime commissioner of Alternative Dispute Resolution for Clark County District Court, died this week. He was 67.
The son of rancher Cliven Bundy, arguing on his own behalf, told the judge he can’t adequately prepare for his case while detained and asserted that his right to a speedy trial has been violated.
A signature gatherer for the Green Party was indicted Thursday by a grand jury in Las Vegas on 15 felony counts for allegedly faking signatures on a petition seeking to qualify the minor party for the Nevada ballot.
Clark County is suing an environmental advocacy group that wants to halt plans to build some 5,000 homes on 2,010 acres atop Blue Diamond Hill.
Measure being drafted for introduction in 2017 legislative session, but if passed must be signed by Gov. Sandoval, a death penalty supporter.
A Clark County judge recently found that a man accused of fatally stabbing his pregnant girlfriend should not face the death penalty after defense lawyers raised questions about his mental capacity.
Former water officials Robert Coache and Michael E. Johnson were found guilty in connection with a $1.3 million bribery scheme to help a wealthy Bunkerville landowner sell water rights to the Southern Nevada Water Authority.
A task force of judges, prosecutors, legislators, youth advocates and juvenile probation officials on Tuesday began considering options to improve Nevada’s juvenile justice system and break a cycle of repeat offenders.
Nevada’s new execution chamber at Ely State Prison is finished, but there is no expectation it will be used anytime soon. The state can no longer obtain the drugs it needs to proceed with an execution.
Nevada has received a $978,000 federal grant to combat and reduce recidivism among inmates convicted of property crimes and drug offenses, the state Department of Corrections announced Wednesday.