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Right to protest proves costly in Las Vegas

The City of Las Vegas Municipal Court charged more than $35,000 in bail to Black Lives Matter protesters who exercised their First Amendment right...
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Jail transfers account for majority of COVID cases within prisons, say NDOC

The Nevada Department of Corrections is currently reporting one of the lowest rates of positive COVID-19 tests in the country: Only 15 inmates and...
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Democrats block GOP Senate’s ‘weak’ policing bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats blocked a GOP police reform bill Wednesday because they said it fails to adequately respond to police brutality against people...

Police unions call for more funding for training, reforms to prior legislation

During a Saturday panel with Attorney General Aaron Ford, Nevada police unions representatives pushed back against the idea there is no discipline for officers...

Attorneys worry arrests at protests will have ‘chilling effect’

The ongoing protests taking place throughout the nation, including Southern Nevada, are supposed to be about racial justice.Following the death of George Floyd, people...

Nevadans hail court ruling rejecting Trump’s attack on DACA

Nevada elected officials and immigration activists heaped praise on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday rejecting the Trump administration's attempt to scrap the Deferred...

NAACP, Black Lives Matter admonish councilwoman; Fiore walks out

Even though Councilwoman Michele Fiore stepped down as Mayor Pro Tem, many people speaking at Wednesday’s City Council meeting said it wasn’t enough. Fiore, who...
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Cortez Masto pans ‘watered down’ Republican police reform bill

WASHINGTON — Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto panned a police reform bill unveiled by Senate Republicans Wednesday, calling it a “watered-down version” of a...

Metro’s vow to investigate itself fails to instill confidence

During a press conference Tuesday, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo said the legal observers who were arrested Saturday were agitating officers...
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Arrested protester alleges Metro disregards truth, COVID

Las Vegas Metro Sheriff Joe Lombardo says the man seen in a May 30 video that is "like wildfire on the Internet” was arrested...

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