Federal prosecutors in Las Vegas want testimony of their own star witness tossed from a racketeering trial.
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.
Months before an indictment was unsealed, a top prosecutor in the Nevada attorney general’s office recommended not filing criminal charges in a prison killing.
A 20-year-old man was ordered to serve five to 20 years behind bars Monday for a DUI crash that killed the son of a retired Las Vegas police sergeant.
In a unanimous decision, the Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that people accused of misdemeanor domestic violence should have the right to a jury trial.
A Las Vegas police officer accused of committing sex acts with children died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a week after prosecutors filed additional charges against him.
A woman accused of siphoning upward of $13 million from the estate of an elderly Nevada couple pleaded not guilty to theft and elderly exploitation charges Wednesday.
Prosecutors announced Wednesday that they plan to seek the death penalty for two of the 23 defendants tied to a violent white supremacist prison gang in Nevada.
A Metropolitan Police Department lieutenant deceived an elderly couple out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, prosecutors told jurors Tuesday.
A 20-year-old man accused of driving over his girlfriend after she attended the Electric Daisy Carnival is expected to plead guilty to a felony battery charge.
A Las Vegas man accused of bludgeoning a woman to death with a sledgehammer should be evaluated for his mental ability to stand trial, a judge decided Friday.
A Las Vegas judge’s outburst at a potential juror during a child rape trial forced the Nevada Supreme Court to reverse the defendant’s conviction and life sentence.
Prosecutors said Wednesday that they would offer probation for a man whose lawyers asked that he is treated similarly to tech billionaire Henry Nicholas.
A teenager was sentenced Tuesday to 20 to 50 years behind bars for his role in the shooting of 11-year-old Angelina Erives.
A judge ordered a 36-year-old man accused of randomly bludgeoning a woman to death with a sledgehammer early Thursday at a Las Vegas laundromat held without bail on Friday.
A man who exposed himself during the World Series of Poker Main Event was indicted on a terrorism charge in connection with threats against a Strip casino.