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Justice doesn’t always seem just, even to jury
Justice doesn’t always seem just, even to jury
Sunday, March 30, 2014
The legal term is deliberation, but what happened in the jury room during the final stages of Steven Gazlay’s criminal trial was in reality an argument. After nine days in Clark County District Court, the jury was stuck ...
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Las Vegas woman imprisoned in plot to kill ex-husband says she didn’t want him dead
Friday, March 28, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/US/woman-jailed-plot-kill-husband-didnt-dead/story?id=23081941
Trio, including author of foster care book, charged with abusing adopted children
Trio, including author of foster care book, charged with abusing adopted children
Thursday, March 27, 2014
A 53-year-old Las Vegas woman who published a book on foster care is accused of depriving her three adopted daughters of food, refusing to let them go to the bathroom and beating them with a stick. Janet Solander was charged...
Photo: In this March 15, 2014, file photo, a cross and fl
Austin Police: 4th person dies from injuries in South By Southwest crash
Thursday, March 27, 2014
A fourth person has died of injuries suffered earlier this month when a suspected drunken driver drove into a crowd at the South By Southwest festival, police said Thursday. Austin Police tweeted that …
Photo: In this Dec. 18, 2013, photo, singer Justin Bieber
Bieber bodyguard who admitted he took photographer’s camera is indicted
Thursday, March 27, 2014
A security guard for Justin Bieber has been indicted on two felony charges after he admitted taking a camera from a photographer in suburban Atlanta. Hugo Hesny was indicted Tuesday in Fulton County Superior Court. He faces charges of …
Teacher taboo: Legal woes mount in cases alleging inappropriate relations
Teacher taboo: Legal woes mount in cases alleging inappropriate relations
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Allegations of inappropriate student-teacher relationships can land a teacher behind bars and out of a job in short order. A criminal case against a teacher draws headlines and …
With the help of tourist, alleged pimp indicted after Strip arrest
With the help of tourist, alleged pimp indicted after Strip arrest
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
A concerned tourist and a series of text messages led Metro Police to a man who was allegedly pimping a runaway teenager on the Las Vegas Strip last month. The tourist was approached and ...
Man accused of posing as cop, raping 2 women on Strip pleads not guilty
Man accused of posing as cop, raping 2 women on Strip pleads not guilty
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Metro Police arrested Mark Picozzi in January for allegedly posing as a vice officer and assaulting an escort at the Cosmopolitan. Shortly after news broke of Picozzi’s arrest, a prostitute came forward and said ...
Disruption at restaurant escalates into attack on Metro officer, police say
Disruption at restaurant escalates into attack on Metro officer, police say
Monday, March 24, 2014
He could have left the Jack in the Box a free man. Instead, Curtis Traupman turned on the officer who was escorting him outside and became violent — at one point …
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Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors: Rocker roofied, guest dies in pool incident — this must stop!
Monday, March 24, 2014
Violent prostitutes and drug dealers with quiet, turn-a-blind-eye cooperation from bartenders and club hosts are giving our hotel executives nightmares, and it’s about time a real effort was made to run them out of town.
Photo: BYU's Jamaal Williams takes a hit from Boise State
BYU football: Jamaal Williams pleads not guilty to underage drinking charge
Monday, March 24, 2014
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57719461-88/williams-byu-football-charge.html.csp
Metro Police ID officer involved in shooting of woman armed with knife
Metro Police ID officer involved in shooting of woman armed with knife
Monday, March 24, 2014
A Metro Police officer who shot and injured a knife-wielding woman on Friday was identified by the department today as Sgt. Esmeralda Boveda. Boveda responded to a...
Man arrested in backstage brawl with male strippers appears in court
Man arrested in backstage brawl with male strippers appears in court
Monday, March 24, 2014
A man arrested after a backstage brawl with members of the Thunder From Down Under all-male revue appeared today in court, where a judge set a preliminary hearing for April 7. Joey Kadmiri, 24, is accused of...
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Attorney turns recovery into a resource
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Turning Life Around: After her experience getting arrested for drunken driving and going through rehab, Quillin sets sights on helping others through the process
Conversations between attorneys and their clients are privileged; the ones between Quillin and her clients may be privileged in a different sort of way ...
Photo: Metro detectives investigate the scene of a fatal
Coroner IDs man fatally shot near downtown Las Vegas
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Metro Police Lt. Michael Wallace said the man, 28, was shot on New York Avenue just east of Industrial Road ...

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