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Ex-Las Vegas illusionist Jan Rouven wants to drop child-porn plea

Former Strip illusionist Jan Rouven wants to back out of his plea to federal child pornography charges, but a judge said Friday that she needs to analyze evidence to determine whether he understood the possible prison sentence he could face.

Judge tosses case against Kirstin Lobato, orders her freed

A Las Vegas judge on Friday threw out a case against Kirstin Blaise Lobato, who spent more than a decade behind bars for the killing of a homeless man whose penis was cut off.

Prosecutors may seek death penalty in triple homicide case

Prosecutors could seek the death penalty against a 47-year-old woman accused of killing three roommates six months after another murder case against her was dismissed.

Case focuses on decision over school, child’s best interests

A Las Vegas family court judge should have been more thorough when considering the best school interest of a child wrapped up in her parent’s divorce, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Clark County DA details decision to throw out murder case

The Clark County district attorney’s office on Tuesday released a timeline detailing its decision to throw out a murder case against Christine Sanchez — the same woman now accused of killing her three roommates.

New trial granted for woman convicted of killing man, cutting off penis

District Judge Stefany Miley granted Kirstin Lobato’s request a new trial after finding that ineffective assistance of counsel may have played a role in the woman’s 2006 conviction of killing a homeless man and cutting off his penis.

Man found guilty of kidnapping Las Vegas woman to New Mexico

A 32-year-old Texas man was convicted Tuesday of abducting a woman from her Las Vegas apartment and driving her to New Mexico earlier this year, a Department of Justice release said.

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