A 21-year-old woman accused of driving over and killing a Las Vegas nail salon manager was denied bail Tuesday.
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 20-year-old is expected to plead guilty in a DUI crash that killed the son of a retired Metro sergeant, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Cierre Wood, 28, and the girl’s mother, Amy Taylor, 26, both face a charge of first-degree murder along with 20 counts of child abuse.
A man who faced life in prison without the possibility of parole in the slaying of a Metro informant entered a plea Tuesday to a charge that could see him released within a year.
Prosecutors have agreed to drop charges against a former Las Vegas businessman accused of money laundering and plotting to harm an ex-prosecutor.
A former Las Vegas schoolteacher with a history of making threats told a judge on Monday that he wanted to return to teaching in the valley.
Former Henderson Detention Center officers who say they were forced to work overtime without pay have filed a class-action lawsuit against the city.
Katherine Bockhorst sat quietly in the corner of the courtroom as her grandmother’s killer was convicted of murder 21 years after a double homicide.
On the eve of Independence Day, a Las Vegas judge ordered 200,000 pounds of fireworks returned to the owner, who must haul the explosives out of Clark County.
A security guard accused of fatally shooting a man on a sidewalk outside a Las Vegas shopping center faced a judge in his murder case Tuesday.
A bloody palm print on the corner of a Las Vegas newspaper from 22 years ago pointed to a man on trial in two killing from 1998, prosecutors said Monday.
Prosecutors have decided against seeking capital punishment against Jon “Logan” Kennison and Kelsey Turner, who face murder and conspiracy charges in the killing of 71-year-old Thomas Burchard.
A 21-year-old woman accused of driving over and killing a Las Vegas nail salon manager was indicted Friday on murder, robbery and other charges.
An 11-year-old girl called herself a Las Vegas “hustler,” admitting that she drank and flirted with men in Strip casinos, according to courtroom testimony Thursday.
A Las Vegas animal trainer indicted on a felony animal cruelty charge after a dog died under his watch had more than a dozen supporters in court with him Wednesday.