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LV Bishop condemns ‘patterns of negligence, denial, and obfuscation’

Bishop George Leo Thomas is new to his job in Nevada, but the leader of the Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas is no stranger...

One step closer to decriminalizing traffic tickets

Last week the final meeting of a legislative committee studying the possibility of decriminalizing traffic violations and treating them as civil matters moved forward...
corridor of hope

Health officials say no hazard, city pushes “Anderson dairy bill” anyway

“Discuss Anderson dairy bill - abey?” Scott Adams, the city manager for the City of Las Vegas, wrote in an email Aug. 10, days...
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Shipped to Arizona, Nevada inmates launch hunger strike

Multiple Nevada Department Correction inmates housed at an Arizona facility began a hunger strike this week. Though it coincides with the Nationwide Prison Strike...
death chamber

NV one of 11 death penalty states not to use it for a decade...

The fifteen states that have joined Nevada's suit to let Nevada execute Scott Dozier, in what would be the first execution in Nevada since...
busted now pay or go to jail

Revenue model: Nevada courts rely on criminalized traffic tickets

Thirty-seven states across the country consider traffic infractions civil matters that do not lead to jail time.Nevada is not one of them.In Nevada,...
corpus delecti

Lawyer resorts to public shaming for legislative support

Attorney Stephen Stubbs is out to change a law that prevents prosecutors from filing criminal charges in some cases involving very young or mentally...
Foster children

Alleged parent/child sex pact highlights perils of foster and at-risk children

A popular Christian radio personality, youth baseball official and parent of five adopted foster children has a long history of committing sexual abuse and...
sentinel downtown

State’s private “offender services” contractor refers parolee to embattled rehab

A pricey Las Vegas drug and alcohol rehab that is being sued for wrongful death and is owned by a company asked to testify...
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Clark County D.A. Steve Wolfson sets double standard for grand jury cases

It's a tale of two prosecutions.One defendant, Kenneth Lopera, is a former Las Vegas Metro Police officer, charged with two felony counts of involuntary manslaughter...

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