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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 ...
DA drops murder charge against Mojave High student
DA drops murder charge against Mojave High student
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A murder charge was dropped today against a Mojave High School student arrested in the slaying of a North Las Vegas woman, after new video evidence emerged in ...
Henderson man gets 2 years for pointing laser at helicopter
Henderson man gets 2 years for pointing laser at helicopter
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A Henderson man was sentenced today to two years in prison for aiming a laser pointer at a Metro Police helicopter. James David Zipf, 30, pleaded guilty in June to ...
Project aimed at tackling truancy gets underway next week
Project aimed at tackling truancy gets underway next week
Saturday, September 20, 2014
More than 120,000 students were reported truant in Clark County during the 2013-14 school year. The Truancy Diversion Project is designed to decrease that number through a ...
Prosecutor: Charges weren’t ready before suspect in casino crash killed himself
Prosecutor: Charges weren’t ready before suspect in casino crash killed himself
Friday, September 19, 2014
Drug tests weren't back yet, and criminal charges weren't ready to be filed against a man who got out of jail and committed suicide after he was accused of ...
Voters’ guide for Clark County District Court judicial races
Voters’ guide for Clark County District Court judicial races
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Q+A:
Clark County voters have a dizzying list of options to fill their local bench of judges. But come Election Day, almost half ...
Boy, 16, arrested in fatal shooting to be charged as adult
Boy, 16, arrested in fatal shooting to be charged as adult
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
A 16-year-old Mojave High School student arrested Thursday in the shooting death of a woman in North Las Vegas will be charged as an adult. He originally was ...

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