Nevada U.S. Attorney Nicholas Trutanich pointed to a rise in reports of abuse this year and said 26 percent of homicides in the past six months were tied to domestic violence.
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.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a decision to throw out charges against Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and another man.
An agreement to transfer marijuana dispensary licenses awarded almost two years ago was conditionally approved Friday by the Nevada Tax Commission, two weeks into a trial over how the multimillion-dollar licenses were initially doled out.
Authorities filed involuntary manslaughter charges Thursday against Adolfo Orozco, the landlord of the downtown Las Vegas apartment building where six people died.
With coronavirus infections on the rise in Clark County, jury trials that had been scheduled to start next month in District Court were canceled, Chief Judge Linda Bell said Monday.
A remote Nevada bar exam for prospective lawyers, which was to start Tuesday, has been postponed after officials found a glitch in the test software.
A man who claims he was wrongfully imprisoned for three decades on death row for a 1985 murder on the Strip is suing the Metropolitan Police Department.
Five District Court marshals have recently tested positive for coronavirus, according to a memo obtained Friday by the Review-Journal.
A lawyer for a man accused in what Las Vegas police described as a “thrill killing” expressed concern about the defendant’s mental health Wednesday.
A reputed leader of international gang MS-13 brought other high-ranking members of the group to Las Vegas in order to distribute drugs and sell guns, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Pahrump Justice Court reopened its doors Tuesday, two weeks after shutting down because court officials had been exposed to the coronavirus.