Gregory Kerkorian, an heir to the “father of the Las Vegas mega resort,” could die in prison from coronavirus, his lawyers argued in a petition to state leaders.
David Ferrara covers courts and legal affairs. He joined the newspaper in 2014 after more than six years reporting in the Deep South, where he wrote extensively about the BP oil spill. Prior to that, he worked for newspapers, magazines and a wire service in Chicago. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
A Las Vegas poker pro filed a federal lawsuit this weekend alleging that another player used hidden devices to cheat her out of thousands of dollars in a game broadcast from a California casino.
Anand Anil Patel, a 26-year-old Oklahoma concert and club promoter, was one of six people killed in the April 2018 crash near Phoenix.
Rena Hughes is hoping to retain her seat on the Clark County Family Court bench as she is challenged by attorneys Dedree “Dee” Butler and J. Scott MacDonald.
A 51-year-old asylum seeker from Cameroon walked out of a Henderson jail two days after the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada pushed for his release.
Lakeisha Holloway, the woman accused of driving her car onto a busy Strip sidewalk, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, was ordered sent to a state mental health hospital.
A pair of candidates vying for a seat on the Clark County Family Court bench debated the effects of endorsements from lawyers who may practice before them.
A civil rights organization filed a federal lawsuit that seeks the release of two “medically vulnerable” men who are being detained by immigration officials in Henderson.
An Oklahoma City bomber’s son, who has a criminal history himself, faces charges in connection with an attack on a 67-year-old man in Henderson in February.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus praised law enforcement for tracking down a Las Vegas man who is accused of threatening to kill her.
A director of the Las Vegas police union and a veteran detective pleaded not guilty to felony charges that stem from the detective’s relationship with a stripper.
A stripper with an admitted heroin addiction was one of many witnesses who testified before the grand jury that indicted Las Vegas police Detective Lawrence Rinetti Jr.
About a month after eight members of the Vagos Motorcycle Club were acquitted, federal prosecutors on Friday dropped all charges against each of their co-defendants, except one.
A 47-year-old Las Vegas man accused of threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Dina Titus faces federal charges, the Department of Justice announced Friday.