Four reputed MS-13 gang members have been indicted in what authorities described as a racketeering conspiracy involving several murders, kidnappings, burglaries and drug trafficking.
David Ferrara covers courts and legal affairs. He joined the newspaper in 2014 after more than six years reporting in the Deep South, where he wrote extensively about the BP oil spill. Prior to that, he worked for newspapers, magazines and a wire service in Chicago. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
A judge has allowed parts of a class-action lawsuit to move forward alleging that Wynn Resorts executives overlooked reports of sexual harassment against ex-CEO Steve Wynn.
At a brief hearing Wednesday, a Henderson judge set a preliminary hearing for a woman charged with drowning her two young children.
A woman accused of strangling her 7-year-old son told investigators why she discarded the boy’s clothes after he died.
A woman accused of killing her 7-year-old son and dumping his body off state Route 160 between Las Vegas and Pahrump was indicted Friday.
A Las Vegas firefighter who said he was ostracized and intimidated after reporting sexual activity at a station has filed a lawsuit against the department and the city.
District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez, who served on the bench for 17 years, has submitted her resignation effective later this year.
A civil rights organization has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Nevada’s news media, asking a judge to ensure transparency in the now-stayed execution of Zane Floyd.
A woman charged with drowning her two young children appeared virtually Monday morning in a Henderson courtroom.
A Las Vegas judge has refused to dismiss a DUI case against basketball standout Zaon Collins in connection with a deadly wreck.
A California man admitted Friday to fatally shooting his teenage brother in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room.
A judge revoked bail on Friday for a woman accused of pushing a 74-year-old man off a Las Vegas bus, causing his death, after she was charged with theft while awaiting trial.
A Las Vegas judge said Thursday that she would decide in a week whether to dismiss a DUI case against basketball standout Zaon Collins in connection with a deadly wreck.
Six people, including two from Las Vegas, have been indicted in an international drug trafficking and money laundering operation.