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Lawmakers eulogize Tyrone Thompson as tireless advocate

Shocked and saddened lawmakers eulogized Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson Monday as they grappled with pushing into the final weeks of the 2019 session without a beloved colleague.

Nevada inmate on death row 34 years back in Reno court

A former Reno detective who says he’s prejudiced in favor of the death penalty is among the 19 prospective jurors dismissed from a panel that will decide whether a murder convict who’s been on death row for 34 years should serve life in prison instead.

Tyrone Thompson, Nevada assemblyman, dies suddenly at 51

Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson, a champion for education and homelessness initiatives, died Saturday morning in Carson City. The North Las Vegas lawmaker took ill in the capital midweek. He was 51.

Deserted in the desert: Abuse allegations went unchecked for years at Nye County school

1. Years of abuse, neglect go unchecked at Amargosa Valley boarding school T housands of records examined by the Las Vegas Review-Journal show a yearslong history of abuse and neglect allegations at Northwest Academy, a private boarding school for at-risk youth. Yet divisions within the Department of Health and Human Services, which licensed the Amargosa […]