A Las Vegas man was charged Friday with stealing a pair of mail-in ballots, along with an unemployment benefits debit card and dozens of other debit and credit cards.
David Ferrara covers courts and legal affairs. He joined the newspaper in 2014 after more than six years reporting in the Deep South, where he wrote extensively about the BP oil spill. Prior to that, he worked for newspapers, magazines and a wire service in Chicago. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
District Judge Richard Scotti received a $1,500 campaign donation from the defendants’ attorney before dismissing two DUI convictions.
Laura Prescia, 23, pleaded guilty in September to DUI resulting in death and child abuse, neglect or endangerment.
A Las Vegas woman charged with killing her two young daughters is expected to undergo a mental health evaluation.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Monday denied a request from a felon who challenged his decadeslong prison sentence, alleging that a judge had a personal bias against him.
When newly elected judges take the oath of office next year, 24 out of the 32 departments will be run by women.
A man who admitted to planning violent attacks against the Anti-Defamation League, a Las Vegas synagogue and a Fremont Street bar was ordered to federal prison on Friday.
Clark County will halt felony jury trials for the second time this year, less than two months after restarting them under strict pandemic restrictions.
A Las Vegas judge’s scathing decision to throw out a DUI conviction called into question a separation of powers in Nevada government.
A 35-year-old man accused of coercing underage girls via Facebook to work as prostitutes for him faced a federal judge Monday.
A Las Vegas man appealing his felony convictions and decadeslong prison sentence has asked the Nevada Supreme Court to remove a judge from his case, alleging corruption.
A Nevada sex worker sued Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday over continued shutdown of the state’s legal brothels.
Two Henderson men accused of running a multimillion-dollar sports betting pyramid scheme have been indicted by a federal grand jury.
A former Las Vegas police officer is tangled in a legal battle with the Metropolitan Police Department, where he claims he experienced a culture of racism.