A group of international students from a small Reno school has filed a lawsuit against the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, seeking to invalidate a rule that prevents them from playing varsity high school sports.
Looking back, retired U.S. senator Harry Reid says defending Russell Payne of Las Vegas was “the most challenging and bizarre case of my lawyer life.”
The American Bar Association, the ACLU of Nevada, public defenders and law professors are all urging the Nevada Supreme Court to ban the death penalty for people who suffer from severe mental illness.
The Washoe County Commission has approved a $3 million settlement for a woman wrongfully imprisoned for 35 years and later freed by DNA evidence.
Cathy Woods, a woman wrongfully imprisoned in Nevada for more than 35 years, is suing the state under a new law and may be eligible for $3.5 million in damages.
An Indian Springs man has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison for breaking into a National Park Service site in Nye County and disturbing the only home for one of the world’s rarest types of fish.
A Las Vegas man was given a suspended sentence and placed on probation by a judge for his role in a voter fraud scheme during the 2016 election, Nevada law officials announced Wednesday.
Both states use lethal injection to impose the ultimate punishment, but that’s where the similarities end. Since 2012, Texas has used a single barbiturate to end inmates’ lives while Nevada wants to use an untried three-drug “cocktail.”
In letters to elected officials, Matthew Wright of Henderson uses a phrase popular among followers of QAnon, a murky online conspiracy plot that casts Trump as the hero in a campaign to topple evil, left-wing global elites.
Edgar Reyes of North Las Vegas and Steven Schwinkendorf of Pahrump pleaded guilty to destruction of government property for their actions at Devils Hole on April 30, 2016, the National Park Service announced Friday.