Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Deborah Lippis resigned last week. Lippis, who served for 25 years, has not given a reason for her resignation. Her latest term was up in 2019. Clark County commissioners can either appoint a replacement or hold a special election to fill the judge’s seat. Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown wants to swiftly appoint a replacement. But only if the appointee won’t run for election in 2018.
Under the new law, according to Jacklin Rhoads, a spokeswoman for Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, a jury would not have the power to go below the minimum sentence.
A retired Las Vegas police officer has been charged with soliciting a child for prostitution.
A speeding driver who apparently ran a red light and crashed into a semitrailer was killed Friday morning in North Las Vegas, according to police.
The Golden Knights lost 2-1 to their rival, the San Jose Sharks, in overtime Thursday and have yet to score an overtime goal this season.
The Canyon Springs football team’s appeal after it was forced to forfeit all its wins for the season was denied Friday. Arbor View will take its place in the playoffs.
A southbound lane of South Maryland Parkway is closed Friday morning as police investigate an apparent high-speed reckless driving incident in which all victims fled the scene.
Extra law enforcement personnel were present at Tarkanian Middle School Friday morning after threats were made on social media against the school.
Attorney General William Barr said he initially had his own suspicions about financier Jeffrey Epstein’s death while behind bars at one of the most secure jails in America but came to conclude that his suicide was the result of “a perfect storm of screw-ups.”
The Nevada Attorney General’s office has repeatedly delayed records requests for months despite a new law passed this year to make records releases more timely.
None of the witnesses could personally attest that President Trump directly conditioned the release of the $400 million in military aid on a Ukrainian announcement of investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee.