A 40-year-old man was sentenced to 8- to 20-years in prison for his role in a plot to kill his sister’s estranged husband. Richard Pearson in February pleaded guilty to attempted murder and conspiracy for the shooting of Robert Bessey as he drove south on Interstate 15 near Valley of Fire State Park in November 2012.
A former Internal Revenue Service officer has settled a lawsuit alleging the agency enlisted the help of the Nevada U.S. Attorney’s office to target him in a criminal investigation in retaliation for discrimination claims.
In an unprecedented move, a police officer asked the Clark County District Attorney’s office to investigate whether Metro broke any laws after the agency’s top brass apparently buried his report intended to fix problems in the police air unit. Lt. Gawain Guedry and a representative from his union recently met with District Attorney Steve Wolfson, and Guedry is seeking “whistleblower” status under a Nevada law designed to protect peace officers reporting “improper governmental action” by their employers.
An elderly blind veteran crying in pain spent four hours and 45 minutes in the emergency room of the VA Medical Center in North Las Vegas before seeing a doctor in October, but federal inspectors said in a report Wednesday that such long waits were not unusual for patients at the hospital.
A District Judge on Wednesday denied a motion to toss the case against a 45-year-old former Las Vegas kindergarten teacher facing kidnapping and child pornography charges after a weeks-long affair with a 16-year-old girl.
The staff at The Thomas & Mack Center has heard all the proposals for new arenas in Las Vegas come and go through the years. But on Thursday, mere talk of fancy sports/entertainment venues ends with the reality that MGM Resorts International and its arena partner AEGare breaking ground behind New York-New York for a $350 million, 20,000-seat arena.
Two California men were sentenced to eight years in federal prison Wednesday for bringing teenage girls to Las Vegas in 2013 to work as prostitutes.
A dust advisory has been issued for Wednesday by the Clark County Department of Air Quality and Environmental Management.
Faced with a staggering backlog of veterans’ disability claims in Nevada, the Department of Veterans Affairs will add 20 employees to process claims at the VA’s Las Vegas benefits office.
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