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High court upholds discipline against ex-Clark County sheriff’s candidate

The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday said Las Vegas police officer and former sheriff’s candidate Laurie Bisch was properly disciplined for misrepresenting the identity of her daughter’s friend in a 2008 dog bite incident.

Nevada movement draws the line on human trafficking

A modern-day abolitionist movement that includes Las Vegas law enforcement officials, the state attorney general’s office, legislators and grass-roots activists wants to reclassify the pimps who dominate the world’s oldest profession as modern-day slave traders.

Off house arrest, but in arrears

Inmates in the Metropolitan Police Department’s house arrest program aren’t confined within the walls of the Clark County Detention Center.

One killed in single-vehicle crash

A 71-year-old man was killed Monday morning after he crashed a car into a brick wall.

Legal brothels provoke conflicting opinions

Like infinite numbers of women before her, Heather Robbins came to Las Vegas with a bit of luggage and a big dream: to someday become a showgirl; or at the very least, to dance in a strip club and maybe work her way up by catching the attention of somebody influential.

‘Survival sex’ continues abuse cycle

Pretty polka-dot bows on top of heads, GPS monitors on the ankles. Teenagers having babies, then leaving them at home with grandma so they can make money on the streets, in motel suites.

Legislation aims to shut revolving door for pimps

Marc Schifalacqua, a Clark County prosecutor, has put plenty of pimps behind bars for pandering girls and women. He’s the first to say that Las Vegas is one big revolving door for pimps who commonly receive light sentences even if they abuse prostitutes or pander minors.

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