A California man admitted Friday to fatally shooting his teenage brother in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room.
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 judge revoked bail on Friday for a woman accused of pushing a 74-year-old man off a Las Vegas bus, causing his death, after she was charged with theft while awaiting trial.
A Las Vegas judge said Thursday that she would decide in a week whether to dismiss a DUI case against basketball standout Zaon Collins in connection with a deadly wreck.
Six people, including two from Las Vegas, have been indicted in an international drug trafficking and money laundering operation.
A judge presiding over a custody battle for a teenage girl foresaw trouble months before she and her boyfriend were accused of killing her father, court videos show.
Among witnesses interviewed by agents was City Councilwoman Victoria Seaman, who had a falling-out with Fiore last summer.
Fourteen attorneys have applied for a seat on the Las Vegas Justice Court bench made vacant by the resignation of Melanie Tobiasson.
A California man arrested last week in a three-day string of robberies and shootings in Las Vegas and Henderson has been connected to a third homicide, a senior police official said.
The man accused of shooting a Las Vegas officer during a concert at Allegiant Stadium slid his finger into an officer’s holster and pulled the trigger, police said.
Nevada’s supply of proposed lethal injection drugs will not expire before a stay of execution for death row inmate Zane Floyd runs out, according to court records.
Prosecutors in Las Vegas declined to pursue the death penalty against a 27-year-old man accused of killing his girlfriend’s toddler son.
The Nevada Supreme Court is considering whether to grant a new trial for a death row inmate accused of killing his wife in 2006 and cooking her body parts.
A federal judge issued a stay of execution Monday for death row inmate Zane Floyd, who was sentenced to die for fatally shooting four people in a Las Vegas grocery store.
Over the course of a civil trial, attorneys for Hogs & Heifers Saloon accused its landlord Downtown Grand of trying to push the business off the street it has thrived on for 13 years.
The makers of ketamine, a drug planned for the execution of Zane Floyd, have demanded that Nevada prison officials return the supply before the lethal injection scheduled for next month.