Former Air Force technical sergeant Jarom Boyes, 46, was formally sentenced to a maximum of four years in prison for involuntary manslaughter, but walked free Tuesday because he had already served nearly five years in jail while awaiting trial.
A grand jury chose not to indict UFC fighter Nick Diaz, but prosecutors still intend to move forward with the domestic violence case.
A grand jury in California handed up an indictment of David Paule, 47, of Indian Springs on Tuesday charging him with three counts of threatening a federal official.
Three passengers and an Uber driver were traveling northbound near U.S. Highway 95 and Rancho Drive when one of the passengers fired a shot out of the vehicle’s window.
Melody Carter, 58, was accused of hitting a 5-year-old student with a stick in May at Harmon Elementary, according to a police report.
A second pharmaceutical company has joined the suit to stop Nevada from using its synthetic opiate, fentanyl, in the state’s execution of two-time murderer Scott Dozier.
While Nevada has struggled to execute a condemned killer who volunteered for his sentence to be carried out and as other parts of the country move away from capital punishment, Clark County jurors handed down the second most death sentences in the United States last year.
The Jasper Goddard case underscores a debate between prosecutors and public defenders: Does the time and resources it takes to secure the death penalty, and guide it through the appeals process, make the punishment ineffective in some cases?
A Las Vegas doctor pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges in connection with a sweeping crackdown on health care fraud by the Department of Justice.
The Nevada prison system asked the state’s high court Wednesday to reverse a lower court judge’s decision in a drug company’s lawsuit that halted this month’s execution of condemned killer Scott Dozier hours before he was scheduled to die.