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October 30, 2014

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Frustration then elation: Gay couples begin to tie the knot in Las Vegas
Frustration then elation: Gay couples begin to tie the knot in Las Vegas
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Surrounded by a crush of news cameras, Antioco Carrillo and Theo Small grinned and posed with the single-page document they'd fought two years to obtain. "It's a dream ...
Insanity defense planned for mom accused of throwing kids out window
Insanity defense planned for mom accused of throwing kids out window
Friday, October 3, 2014
A defense lawyer said Friday he plans an insanity defense for a 34-year-old Las Vegas mother of three accused of throwing her two youngest children out a second-story window before ...
Man arrested in alleged mortgage lending fraud scheme
Friday, October 3, 2014
A Las Vegas man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a mortgage lending fraud scheme in which people paid large down payments for houses they never received, according to the Nevada Attorney General’s Office. Jose Christian Delgado, 39, of Las Vegas and ...
Judge: ‘Thunder’ shooting defendant faking mental illness
Judge: ‘Thunder’ shooting defendant faking mental illness
Friday, October 3, 2014
A judge said Friday that a doctor determined a Las Vegas criminal defendant is faking mental illness to avoid a new trial on charges that he ...
Man sentenced in slaying, mutilation of runaway teen
Man sentenced in slaying, mutilation of runaway teen
Friday, October 3, 2014
A man accused of killing a 17-year-old runaway then cutting off her tattoos and removing her teeth to prevent authorities from identifying her body was sentenced today to 20 to 50 years in prison. District Court Judge David Barker sentenced Gabriel Yates in the ...
Investigator: Suspect in fatal Strip shooting, crash was plotting escape
Investigator: Suspect in fatal Strip shooting, crash was plotting escape
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
An investigator told a judge Wednesday that a self-described pimp already serving prison time for rape and robbery bribed a guard to get cellphones behind bars as part of a plot to ...
So this is justice?
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Letter to the editor:
Judge Steven Jones gets still another break. This judge and friends knowingly stole over $1 million from various people, committing ongoing …
Group to examine child welfare system, courts
Group to examine child welfare system, courts
Monday, September 29, 2014
A Nevada Supreme Court Justice has assembled a panel of dignitaries to examine perceived deficiencies in Clark County’s child welfare system and courts. Justice Nancy Saitta created the committee to ...
Arrests over sidewalk chalk messages spawn lawsuit
Arrests over sidewalk chalk messages spawn lawsuit
Friday, September 26, 2014
The arrests of two men and two women for writing anti-police messages with chalk on a sidewalk during protests last year have spawned a federal civil rights lawsuit against Las Vegas police. Maggie McLetchie, attorney for the plaintiffs, said Friday that chalking isn't ...
Las Vegas man gets death penalty in 12-year-old girl’s slaying
Las Vegas man gets death penalty in 12-year-old girl’s slaying
Friday, September 26, 2014
A federal jury in Louisiana today sentenced a Las Vegas man to death in the kidnapping and slaying of a 12-year-old girl. Thomas Sanders, 57, was convicted on Sept. 8 of ...
Mom accused of throwing kids out window found fit for trial
Mom accused of throwing kids out window found fit for trial
Friday, September 26, 2014
A defense lawyer says he'll fight a finding that a Las Vegas woman is fit for trial on charges alleging she threw her 7-month-old son and 1½-year-old daughter out a second-story window before ...
North Las Vegas settles federal disabled worker case
Friday, September 26, 2014
The city of North Las Vegas has reached an out-of-court settlement of a city parks worker's complaint that he was forced to retire because of a visual impairment. A consent decree filed Thursday for approval in ...
Q+A: Voters’ guide for Clark County district attorney
Q+A: Voters’ guide for Clark County district attorney
Friday, September 26, 2014
Clark County voters will decide this fall whether to keep District Attorney Steve Wolfson as their top prosecutor. Wolfson, a Democrat, doesn’t face much ...
Drug court warrant issued for son of rancher Cliven Bundy
Drug court warrant issued for son of rancher Cliven Bundy
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Another arrest warrant has been issued in Las Vegas for the troubled 34-year-old son of a Southern Nevada rancher whose backers ...
Photo: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clin
Woman guilty of trespass in Clinton shoe-throwing incident
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A 36-year-old Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton while the former U.S. secretary of state addressed a Las Vegas audience has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor trespassing. Alison Michelle Ernst also pleaded not guilty Monday to ...

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