Law enforcement authorities should look into Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell’s questionable spending of county funds revealed in a Las Vegas Review-Journal investigation, local attorneys said Thursday.
Henderson Township Constable Earl Mitchell wrote himself more than $70,000 in checks over the past two years from an account containing county funds for his deputies’ wages, a Review-Journal investigation has found. On Wednesday, Mitchell dropped his bid for re-election to a seventh term.
Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson was not obligated under Nevada law to publicly disclose the 2014 theft of nearly $42,000 in campaign funds, the secretary of state’s office said.
A day after a Review-Journal story revealed that District Attorney Steve Wolfson did not press charges in a nearly $42,000 theft from his campaign, longtime defense lawyer Robert Langford filed papers to run against him.
A longtime aide to District Attorney Steve Wolfson stole nearly $42,000 from his campaign four years ago to cover a gambling habit, but was allowed to pay back the money and avoid being charged, a Las Vegas Review-Journal investigation has found.
Billionaire casino developer Steve Wynn faced allegations of pressuring a waitress into sex about 30 years ago, allegedly telling his employee he had “never had a grandmother before” and wanted “to see how it feels,” according to a court document and interviews with the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Claims that Steve Wynn sexually harassed employees could have surfaced years ago but the Las Vegas Review-Journal in 1998 stopped publication of a story that would have brought the issue to light.
The Clark County coroner’s office was ordered Tuesday to release the autopsy reports of Stephen Paddock and the 58 people he killed in the Oct. 1 Las Vegas massacre.
State officials have created a task force to spur oversight of casino emergency response plans following the Oct. 1 massacre outside Mandalay Bay on the Las Vegas Strip.
A District Court judge ordered the Clark County coroner to pay about $32,000 in legal costs to the Las Vegas Review-Journal after refusing to release public records to the newspaper.
Nevada officials have embarked on a broad campaign to improve oversight of casino emergency response plans in the wake of failings exposed in a Review-Journal investigation.
A federal grand jury has heard testimony from witnesses in the FBI’s corruption investigation of City Councilman Ricki Barlow, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned.
A pattern of suspicious tire purchases by the state Department of Transportation helped investigators uncover at least $35,000 in theft — and the possibility of hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional taxpayer losses.
When a gunman plunged the Las Vegas resort corridor into chaos on Oct. 1, it had been nearly five years since key public safety officials had seen an emergency response plan from a Strip casino, a Review-Journal investigation has found.