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Sex Crimes

Nevada receives $1.17m to help erase backlog of untested rape kits

Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee authorizes use of the funding to continue the effort to test some 7,800 untested kits — some decade old — collected after sexual assaults.

86-year-old acquitted of molesting great granddaughters

An elderly man who spent nearly three years in jail awaiting similar trials in separate states was put on a bus bound for Las Vegas Thursday night after a jury in Kingman, Ariz., acquitted him of sex offenses involving his young great granddaughters.

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