For the past six months 15-year-old Tyrone White sat in a jail cell awaiting trial for a crime he swears he didn’t commit.
Like many people, Richard Hood hated graffiti. He felt it degraded the community and harmed local businesses. So when Hood chased a pair of taggers away from his newly opened banquet hall Thursday afternoon, his business partner Joan Cluberton was not surprised.
Days before the murder trial for two teenage defendants was to begin, prosecutors on Thursday dismissed the charges alleging the pair fatally shot a 16-year-old girl at an east valley bus stop in May.
The face of a conservative Las Vegas think tank’s lawsuit challenging the right of public employees to serve in the Legislature is a former Republican operative who in published reports has called President Barack Obama “corrupt” and his administration “Marxist.”
A district court judge on Thursday recused himself from sentencing former prosecutor David Schubert for drug possession because the judge felt he got off easy.
A judge on Wednesday heard Las Vegas police officers’ arguments against the revamped coroner’s inquest process. Lawyer Joshua Reisman argued that the new process, which includes an ombudsman to represent the family of the person killed by police, transformed a fact-finding process into an adversarial hearing that violated the officers’ constitutional rights.