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U.S. Supreme Court takes up consequential gun rights case

WASHINGTON — A momentous clash over gun rights is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The high court is slated to hear oral arguments on...
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Ford settles with T-Mobile, withdraws from lawsuit

Nevada is the latest state to pull out of a lawsuit to stop a $26.5 billion merger between Sprint and T-Mobile.  Seventeen attorneys general were...
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Las Vegas family fights to keep ICE from deporting their father

Karen and Jennifer Martinez just want their father, Jesus Martinez Manon, back. Speaking at a press conference Monday, his daughters, both United States citizens, failed...
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In police report, retired cop admits to buying sex, denies trying to force teen

Kirk Hooten, the retired Metro detective charged with soliciting prostitution from a child, told the 16-year-old girl three times to get into his car,...
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Metro cop ‘tight with the sheriff’ arrested for allegedly soliciting child prostitution

Kirk Hooten, a detective with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police as of 2018, faces a Justice Court hearing Monday on one felony charge of...
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District Attorney issued ultimatum to falsely accused man

Updated 11/25/19 with comment from attorney Lance Hendron. Jesus Carvajal lost everything when he was rousted from sleep by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police department’s...
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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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