Four people have pleaded guilty for their roles in the slaying of a northwest valley man who was killed more than two years ago for a Kindle and an iPhone.
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 government spent more than three years bringing Cliven Bundy to trial in the aftermath of the April 2014 armed standoff near Bunkerville.
Within hours of the Las Vegas massacre that left 58 people dead, the gunman’s girlfriend had deleted her Facebook account, according to search warrants unsealed Friday.
A former Las Vegas police officer was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison for using excessive force during the arrest of a woman he suspected was a prostitute.
A veteran Boulder City police officer was indicted Thursday on more than a dozen felony charges that stem from the theft of money from his disabled son.
Gold Butte rancher Cliven Bundy stood outside the Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday and called on Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo to protect him in his ongoing dispute with the federal government.
A day after his criminal case was dismissed, Cliven Bundy talked about returning to his roots.
A federal judge dismissed all charges Monday against Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and another man.
Even after a second Las Vegas judge dismissed murder and other charges against a man who was accused in the death of his mother, prosecutors said they could still pursue the case.
Dayle Elieson, who took over Friday as interim United States attorney in Nevada, is essentially unknown in the state, and Las Vegas attorneys are perplexed by the choice.
When it comes to seeking approval for a wiretap, Nevada law enforcement agents could have their pick of any number of well-qualified jurists in the state. But data collected by the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts shows law enforcement agencies overwhelmingly ask just three Clark County judges who primarily handle civil cases to review and approve the intrusive investigative technique in criminal cases.
One of two drivers charged with DUI in a crash that killed a 90-year-old woman had pleaded guilty to a felony a week earlier, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Relatives of two men killed at the hands of Metropolitan Police Department officers have filed separate civil rights lawsuits in federal court.