A Las Vegas police officer who was arrested last year on child pornography charges has died, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Nevada’s Adam Laxalt and his attorney general peers around the country want Congress to amend federal law to ensure local jurisdictions have the authority to investigate and prosecute child sex traffickers who operate online.
Nonprofit’s executive director says number of sexual assault victims assisted is up, but speculates that may reflect a growing awareness of the issue.
A yearslong struggle with addiction and mental illness ended in June with seizures, drugs and death for one Las Vegas woman, whose body was found in the company of a man she did not know.
A Henderson man was ordered to serve 14 years in federal prison Wednesday for receiving hundreds of images of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.
The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners is still weighing whether a North Las Vegas doctor who pleaded guilty to lewdness involving patients may continue to practice medicine without restrictions.
A sex trafficking ring with ties to Las Vegas was busted in Southern California this week, and a Los Angeles detective says it is common for pimps based in the City of Angels to operate in Sin City.
Jorge Burgos, who pleaded guilty to three counts of open and gross lewdness, was sentenced Thursday to three years probation and seven days incarceration — one day for each of his victims, the judge said.
A Las Vegas man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 78 months in prison followed by lifetime supervision after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography in April.
Police need help identifying and locating a person of interest in a sexual assault that occurred Wednesday morning at a hotel on the 100 block of East Harmon Avenue.