A Las Vegas man accused of killing two people and critically injuring a third in a dispute over unpaid rent made a brief court appearance Monday.
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 father of a man wanted in connection with the slaying of Lesly Palacio was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for helping hide her body.
More than 35 years after the boy vanished from a swap meet in North Las Vegas, his mother pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter on Friday.
As the third man charged in her 16-year-old son Aric’s killing was sent to prison Thursday, Karen Brill-Kelley walked out of a Las Vegas courtroom with tears in her eyes, knowing her struggle would continue.
Parents of two students at Clark County schools have filed a class action lawsuit against Gov. Steve Sisolak and the school district alleging that ordering students to wear masks violates their constitutional rights.
District Attorney Steve Wolfson announced Thursday that he will seek re-election in 2022.
Lawyers for Zane Floyd, convicted in a Las Vegas grocery store massacre, filed court papers Tuesday detailing for the first time a request to commute his death sentence.
A 24-year-old man was indicted on a murder charge Friday in what prosecutors have described as an unprovoked, execution-style shooting inside a central Las Vegas tavern.
Four reputed MS-13 gang members have been indicted in what authorities described as a racketeering conspiracy involving several murders, kidnappings, burglaries and drug trafficking.
A judge has allowed parts of a class-action lawsuit to move forward alleging that Wynn Resorts executives overlooked reports of sexual harassment against ex-CEO Steve Wynn.
At a brief hearing Wednesday, a Henderson judge set a preliminary hearing for a woman charged with drowning her two young children.
A woman accused of strangling her 7-year-old son told investigators why she discarded the boy’s clothes after he died.
A woman accused of killing her 7-year-old son and dumping his body off state Route 160 between Las Vegas and Pahrump was indicted Friday.
A Las Vegas firefighter who said he was ostracized and intimidated after reporting sexual activity at a station has filed a lawsuit against the department and the city.
District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez, who served on the bench for 17 years, has submitted her resignation effective later this year.