After lawyers for police claimed in court Tuesday that charges may be filed in the Las Vegas Strip shooting, legal observers questioned whether the gunman’s girlfriend is unfairly being singled out.
Jeff joined the Review-Journal in 2010 after a lengthy, award-winning career at the Las Vegas Sun, where he was a columnist and reporter who covered courts, politics, labor, government and organized crime. He has a masters degree from Marquette University and is the author of the 2001 true crime book, “Murder in Sin City.”
The government spent more than three years bringing Cliven Bundy to trial in the aftermath of the April 2014 armed standoff near Bunkerville.
A federal grand jury has heard testimony from witnesses in the FBI’s corruption investigation of City Councilman Ricki Barlow, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned.
Ernesto Ramos is appealing his 366-day prison sentence for using sex tapes to extort $200,000 from a wealthy businessman.
Las Vegas was once regarded as an “open city” for more than two dozen Mafia families across the country. Many had representatives in Las Vegas for decades, with Chicago being the most dominant.