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Lawsuits seek back wages for dancers at 6 strip clubs
Lawsuits seek back wages for dancers at 6 strip clubs
Friday, November 14, 2014
Six Las Vegas strip clubs have been named in lawsuits seeking back wages for dancers. The legal actions come after the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that dancers at the ...
Nevada: No need for court to re-hear gay marriage issue
Nevada: No need for court to re-hear gay marriage issue
Thursday, November 13, 2014
A federal appeals court should reject a request by the Coalition for the Protection of Marriage for a full-court rehearing of a landmark decision allowing gay marriage ...
Judge hit by wrong-way driver outside courthouse released from hospital
Judge hit by wrong-way driver outside courthouse released from hospital
Friday, November 7, 2014
A District Court judge hit by a wrong-way driver this morning outside the Clark County Regional Justice Center has been released from ...
Subpoena fight resolved over FBI-Caesars search
Subpoena fight resolved over FBI-Caesars search
Thursday, November 6, 2014
A federal judge in Las Vegas heard defense attorneys allege Thursday that the FBI improperly enlisted Caesars Palace officials to obtain a crucial search warrant before ...
Photo: Rap music mogul Marion Suge Knight appears in cour
Suge Knight pleads not guilty in robbery case
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Suge Knight has pleaded not guilty to a robbery charge filed over an incident in which a celebrity photographer accused the Death Row Records founder of stealing her camera. Knight, 49, appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday and ...
Work already underway to stand up Nevada Court of Appeals
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The morning after voters approved creating an appeals court in Nevada, more than 100 inquires had been made about applying for the three new judgeships. The Nevada Court of Appeals, which voters ...
Las Vegas woman pleads guilty to filing false tax claims
Las Vegas woman pleads guilty to filing false tax claims
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
A Las Vegas woman pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to four counts of filing false claims with the IRS and faces up to ...
Lawsuit alleges trooper crashed into motorcyclist on purpose
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
A Las Vegas motorcyclist wants the federal Justice Department to investigate whether a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper violated his civil rights and used excessive force in a crash last month on a Southern Nevada freeway on-ramp. Attorney Stephen Stubbs filed a complaint Monday that says ...
Suge Knight hospitalized with blood clot after fall in jail cell
Suge Knight hospitalized with blood clot after fall in jail cell
Monday, November 3, 2014
Rap music figure Marion "Suge" Knight will post bail and return to California to face a robbery charge following treatment at a Las Vegas hospital for a blood clot in his chest discovered after he ...
Lawyer to seek back wages for up to 20,000 strippers
Lawyer to seek back wages for up to 20,000 strippers
Friday, October 31, 2014
A Las Vegas lawyer says he plans to file a class-action lawsuit seeking back wages for up to 20,000 strippers after a court ruling this week that dancers are club employees and not independent contractors. The Nevada Supreme Court ruled ...
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 ...

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