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District Attorney issued ultimatum to falsely accused man

Jesus Carvajal lost everything when he was rousted from sleep by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police department’s SWAT team in August 2018. He was...
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Metro’s de-escalation policies questioned

It’s been eight years and Alma Chavez still doesn’t understand why her 23-year-old son Rafael Olivas was fatally shot by police. At a panel on...
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Investigative reports paint picture of judicial dysfunction

The Nevada Judicial Discipline Commission is targeting two Las Vegas Justices of the Peace for suspension, but court employee statements made to the commission's...
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Nevada, then Illinois, now Virginia… the ERA is about to get its 38 states

WASHINGTON — In 2017, Nevada became the first state in more than four decades to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.The ERA was first introduced...
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Is DACA doomed? Supreme Court may side with Trump

WASHINGTON — Astrid Silva of Las Vegas was brought to the United States from Mexico when she was four years old. She remembers crossing the...
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DACA case heads to U.S. Supreme Court this week

WASHINGTON — Can President Trump put an end to legal protections for a group of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States...
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Why VanDyke’s nomination should make Nevada Republicans cringe

Quick recap: Lawrence VanDyke was imported to Nevada by Adam Laxalt when the latter was elected attorney general in 2014. VanDyke was fresh off...
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Sisolak promises legal representation for poor via new state department

A more than decade-long effort to provide the poor with legal services is nearing fruition with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s naming Tuesday of an executive...
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House green-lights Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday voted to formalize its impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Lawmakers adopted a resolution that lays out procedures...
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Cops, pimps winners in FBI probe 

Jamal Rashid, also known as rapper and record producer Mally Mall, gave police a roadmap to his illegal sex for sale businesses, even advertising...

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