North Las Vegas police have recommended misdemeanor charges against a 51-year-old Clark County School District bus driver who while on duty struck a teenage girl in a crosswalk and pinned her under the vehicle’s wheels, severely injuring her in November.
With the state’s growth and a corresponding increase in court appeals, the Nevada Supreme Court soon with accept its 60,000th case. More than 59,700 cases have been filed with the Supreme Court since statehood in 1864, and the 60,000th should come in early 2012.
The state Supreme Court has temporarily suspended two Southern Nevada lawyers who have had run-ins with the law. In separate orders filed Nov. 17, the court suspended Las Vegas attorney Susana Ragos Chung and Henderson attorney Robert Weatherford.
A married couple charged with slaying a man whose body was found cut up in a box this month in downtown Las Vegas were ordered held without bail Wednesday.
A Las Vegas area man tied to the sports betting operation ACME Group Trading has been indicted on charges of violating federal currency transaction laws. Robert Walker, 43, was charged with four counts of causing a financial institution, the Golden Nugget Race & Sports Book, to fail to file an accurate currency transaction report.
A 47-year-old man who said he killed another man in self-defense in January 2010 was sentenced to eight to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter.