Former Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson is expected to plead guilty to a federal wire fraud charge, his lawyer told the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Wednesday.
Nevada lawmakers introduced legislation Friday that would abolish the death penalty in the state.
Assembly Bill 307 would have required the hosts of special events, like concerts and sports, in counties with more than 100,000 residents — as of now, Clark and Washoe counties — to plan ahead with first responders as to how emergency resources would be allocated in the event of an issue.
Chronically ill patients often require extended stays at outside hospitals, Dzurenda said. That means a surge in overtime corrections officers who are tasked with accompanying patients.
The Nevada attorney general’s office has made its final argument of the year to the state’s high court in a drawn-out legal battle over prison execution drugs.
Behind the barbed wire and concrete walls, Margaret Rudin claims systemic abuse at the hands of prison guards and medical staff, including a botched eye surgery that seriously impaired her vision.
A felony forgery trial was expected to open Monday for Nevada Assembly candidate Michael McDonald. But one day before the election, a judge agreed to shelve the case until March.
A man running for Nevada governor was locked in a Pahrump prison for nearly two years. Another gubernatorial candidate was arrested as a teenager for DUI and assaulting a police officer. And an attorney general candidate was arrested four times for public intoxication and theft.
A man was arrested Wednesday night after an alleged physical altercation with the campaign manager of Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt.
A judge on Friday prohibited the Nevada prison system from using its supply of a sedative in the lethal injection of condemned killer Scott Dozier, essentially halting the possible execution for the foreseeable future.