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Brooks barred from owning gun for one year

CARSON CITY — Assemblyman Steven Brooks will have to wait one year to buy a gun in Nevada from a licensed gun dealer because of information identified in a background check, the state Department of Public Safety said Monday.

State looks into whether Assemblyman Brooks can buy rifle

State officials have initiated a routine background check to determine whether troubled Assemblyman Steven Brooks can purchase a rifle from a Northern Nevada sporting goods store.

Hundreds turn out for first hearing of sex trafficking bill

Prostitution victims, law enforcement and others testified Wednesday at the first hearing of a bill that would create a new crime of sex trafficking to replace current pandering laws.

Brooks barred from Legislative Building; placed on leave with pay

CARSON CITY — Troubled Assemblyman Steven Brooks has been put on leave with pay and banned from the Legislative Building following the adoption Monday of rules by an Assembly committee reviewing his conduct over the past several weeks.

Assemblyman Brooks arrested again, faces possible expulsion

Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks, already facing possible charges for threatening to harm a legislative leader, was arrested for the second time in less than a month early Sunday, this time on charges of domestic battery and obstructing an officer.

Appeals court proposal clears Nevada Senate panel

A state Senate panel took quick action Tuesday to try to establish an intermediate appeals court in Nevada – a proposal last rejected by voters in the 2010 election.