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Nevada medical investigator alleges sex harassment in lawsuit

The Las Vegas investigator with the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners was sexually harassed by her boss and retaliated against by co-workers after complaining to her superiors, according to a federal lawsuit.

State awards $2.7M to Las Vegas police for rape kit testing

Nevada is awarding $2.7 million to Las Vegas police to continue to pay for testing a backlog of thousands of sexual assault evidence kits, including some that went untested for up to 30 years.

Security for Trump, Pence visits after Oct. 1 shooting cost Nevada $34K

Nevada lawmakers on Thursday moved to replenish a state fund earmarked for protecting visiting politicians. The fund was unexpectedly depleted in the wake of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, which prompted visits from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

Las Vegas Strip shooting survivor urges Senate to ban bump stocks

Three survivors from the Las Vegas Strip shooting appeared Wednesday at the first congressional hearing on “bump stocks” as a federal agency announced it would review legal classification of the devices following the tragedy in Nevada.

Nevada gets low marks for inmate health spending

State spending on inmate health care in Nevada is among the lowest in the U.S., according to a national Pew study recently released.

ACLU sues Nevada over indigent defense in rural counties

A civil rights organization filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday against the state of Nevada, alleging systemic failures in its public representation of defendants who cannot afford lawyers.

Titus on bill to regulate ‘bump stocks’ like machine guns

A bipartisan bill that would provide a framework to restrict and regulate “bump stocks” was filed Tuesday — a day before the one month anniversary of the Las Vegas Strip shooting massacre.

Analysis: Push to ban bump stocks likely to have predictable end

After the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting that left 58 dead and hundreds wounded, Washington partisans launched a determined effort to find someone else to blame.

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