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Photo: Rap music mogul Marion Suge Knight appears in cour
Suge Knight to stay in Las Vegas jail through weekend
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Rap music figure Marion "Suge" Knight had a Las Vegas traffic warrant reduced to a parking ticket on Thursday, but was returned in custody to the Clark County jail to await a Monday extradition hearing in a California robbery case. Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Joseph Sciscento quickly arraigned Knight in a ...
Court: Strippers were club employees, could be owed millions
Court: Strippers were club employees, could be owed millions
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Strippers who danced at Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club in Las Vegas were employees, not independent contractors, and entitled to be paid minimum wage, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled today. A class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of an estimated 6,500 dancers could ...
Man, 73, indicted in Nevada state office shooting
Thursday, October 30, 2014
A grand jury in Las Vegas has indicted a 73-year-old man on six felony charges in a shooting that left a hearing advocate wounded in a Las Vegas office building housing a Nevada agency that handles ...
Judge refuses to put brakes on Uber ride-sharing service
Judge refuses to put brakes on Uber ride-sharing service
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Hearing set for Nov. 14 to consider a preliminary injunction
Uber scored an early victory in court today when a Clark County District Court judge declined to issue a temporary restraining order that would have prevented ...
Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in Las Vegas ruse
Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in Las Vegas ruse
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Courts:
It was an extraordinary ruse. Dramatic new video obtained by The Associated Press, filmed through the lapel camera carried by ...
Prosecutors: Mob associate arrested in Nevada in rival’s slaying
Prosecutors: Mob associate arrested in Nevada in rival’s slaying
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Federal prosecutors in New York say a mob associate has been arrested in Nevada on charges he killed a rival in Queens more than a decade ago. Gennaro Bruno was to appear in court in Las Vegas ...
Jury selection begins in case of flawed Strip hotel tower
Jury selection begins in case of flawed Strip hotel tower
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The Harmon Hotel tower was designed to soar 48 stories over MGM Resorts International's massive CityCenter complex, offering hotel guests and condominium owners unparalleled views at ...
Lawyer: Metro officer had no knowledge of child porn images
Lawyer: Metro officer had no knowledge of child porn images
Friday, October 24, 2014
A lawyer denies that a 37-year-old Las Vegas police officer knew there were pornographic images of children stored within ...
Photo: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, appears with att
Fighters suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. over cable TV bout
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit. Hashim Rahman Jr., 23, and younger brother Sharif Rahman, 18, accuse ...
Woman pleads guilty to arson in Las Vegas pet shop fire
Woman pleads guilty to arson in Las Vegas pet shop fire
Monday, October 20, 2014
Gloria Eun Hye Lee, accused of setting fire to her pet shop to collect insurance money, pleaded guilty this morning to charges including ...
Man accused of making bomb threat against observation wheel
Man accused of making bomb threat against observation wheel
Friday, October 17, 2014
A man accused of falsely reporting a bomb on the High Roller observation wheel on the Strip was indicted Thursday by a Clark County grand jury. Jamie D. Dantis is accused of ...
Prosecutors: Doctor prescribed medicine for people who didn’t need it
Friday, October 17, 2014
A Las Vegas doctor accused of writing painkiller prescriptions for people he never treated and then creating records to pretend he'd worked with them has been ordered to nearly four years in prison. Authorities say 49-year-old Dr. Victor Bruce of ...
Man gets up to 20 years in fatal Halloween crash
Friday, October 17, 2014
A 22-year-old man has been ordered to seven to 20 years in prison for a Halloween crash in North Las Vegas that killed a teen mother an injured three others. Leonard Novell Walker II was sentenced Thursday, after ...
Court rules Nevada implied consent law is unconstitutional
Court rules Nevada implied consent law is unconstitutional
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A law that allows police to forcibly take blood samples from drivers without a warrant is unconstitutional, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled today. The court found ...
Judge releases woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton
Judge releases woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A federal judge on Thursday ordered a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton in Las Vegas to live with her mother in Arizona while she awaits ...

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