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Las Vegas lab tech gets 2 years in prison for identity theft

A Las Vegas pediatric laboratory technician was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for stealing the identity of a patient’s parent and using it to apply for credit cards.

Legal error lets Las Vegas robber strike again, authorities say

More than a year ago, prosecution mistakes allowed Brian Wright to beat charges of robbing three jewelry stores and walk out of court a free man. Now he’s back in custody accused of another robbery.

Eastern Nevada pipeline foes get day in Las Vegas court

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.

Nevada Supreme Court rulings favor HOAs

The state Supreme Court on Thursday issued two rulings bolstering homeowners associations’ ability to sell houses through foreclosure.

North Las Vegas doctor sentenced for kissing, groping patients

Jorge Burgos, who pleaded guilty to three counts of open and gross lewdness, was sentenced Thursday to three years probation and seven days incarceration — one day for each of his victims, the judge said.

Desai’s murder conviction overturned three months after death

The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a second-degree murder conviction against the Las Vegas doctor imprisoned under 27 criminal counts related to the city’s 2007 hepatitis C outbreak.

 
Las Vegas judge grants killer his wish, orders execution

A judge on Thursday ordered the execution of Scott Dozier, securing a path to imminent death for the two-time convicted murderer who has spent the last year trying to persuade the state to kill him.

Bundy supporter Burleson sentenced to 68 years in prison

Gregory Burleson, a member of Arizona militia groups who participated in the 2014 armed standoff in Bunkerville, was sentenced Wednesday to more than 68 years in federal prison.

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