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December 20, 2014

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Judge to decide evidence issue in gambling case
Judge to decide evidence issue in gambling case
Thursday, December 18, 2014
A federal judge said Thursday she'll rule soon on whether the FBI improperly entered suites at a Las Vegas Strip casino without a warrant during a probe of what prosecutors say was ...
Sandoval names 3 judges to new Court of Appeals
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Gov. Brian Sandoval today named three Nevada judges to sit on the newly created Court of Appeals. The governor selected ...
Complaint: Man threatened boy if he told about sex assault
Complaint: Man threatened boy if he told about sex assault
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
A man accused of sexually assaulting children in his own family threatened to break a boy’s legs if he told anyone what happened, according to a criminal complaint in Las Vegas Township Justice Court. The suspect ...
Settlement reached in lawsuit over flawed Strip hotel tower
Settlement reached in lawsuit over flawed Strip hotel tower
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
A last-minute settlement avoided trial Tuesday in a massive civil breach-of-contract lawsuit involving casino giant MGM Resorts International and six of seven contractors on ...
Lawyer hints at new findings in Blake Griffin case
Lawyer hints at new findings in Blake Griffin case
Monday, December 8, 2014
Prosecutors in Las Vegas might be swayed by findings of a defense investigation into a man's claim that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas ...
Caesars Entertainment wants Delaware lawsuit tossed
Friday, December 5, 2014
A Delaware judge is weighing whether to grant a motion by Caesars Entertainment Corp. to dismiss a lawsuit by bondholders accusing the company of fraudulently transferring assets of its debt-laden operating unit in order to ...
Strip slaying victim ID’d as ex-con ‘pantyhose prankster’
Strip slaying victim ID’d as ex-con ‘pantyhose prankster’
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
A man stabbed to death last week on a Las Vegas Strip pedestrian walkway was identified Tuesday as a homeless ex-convict from Pennsylvania dubbed the "pantyhose prankster" and sentenced to prison for ...
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Uber temporarily suspends ride-sharing service in Nevada
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Uber Technologies' legal battle with Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry over Internet ride-sharing may be headed back to the political arena now that a judge has at least temporarily banned Uber's unlicensed operations statewide. Whether his restraining order put the brakes on ...
Nevada Supreme Court rejects bid to remove Henderson mayor
Nevada Supreme Court rejects bid to remove Henderson mayor
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Nevada Supreme Court has dismissed petitions seeking the removal of Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen over term limits. The court unanimously ruled that Rick Workman, who ran against Hafen, had no standing to ...
Las Vegas man gets 10 years in federal methamphetamine case
Las Vegas man gets 10 years in federal methamphetamine case
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
A Las Vegas man who had more than 2 kilos of methamphetamine in his car and 4.5 kilos in a rented storage unit has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison, according to federal prosecutors. John Ortega, 25, was sentenced Tuesday to ...
Justices soon may decide Uber case’s venue
Justices soon may decide Uber case’s venue
Monday, November 24, 2014
The Nevada Supreme Court could decide as early as Monday whether a judge in Reno or one in Las Vegas should hear a bid by state taxi regulators and limousine firms to block ...
Fighter War Machine pleads not guilty
Fighter War Machine pleads not guilty
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A mixed martial arts fighter who legally changed his name to War Machine pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges that could get him life in a Nevada prison without parole for allegedly trying to kill his porn actress ex-girlfriend and her friend in Las Vegas. Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, 33, spoke ...
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Judge rejects new trial in Saudi airman rape case
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A Nevada judge rejected a call for a new trial for a Saudi Arabian air force sergeant found guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel. Clark County District Judge Stefany Miley issued ...
Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
he Nevada Supreme Court has decided to give speedy handling to a petition seeking to prevent a Washoe County judge from presiding over a conflict between the state and Uber. Uber, a private ride service company, has asked ...
Uber court hearing delayed until Friday
Uber court hearing delayed until Friday
Monday, November 17, 2014
Uber was back in court briefly today, fighting to keep its ride service operating in Las Vegas. But a dispute over whether the court case should play out in Las Vegas or Reno led to ...

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