Parents of two students at Clark County schools have filed a class action lawsuit against Gov. Steve Sisolak and the school district alleging that ordering students to wear masks violates their constitutional rights.
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.
Lawyers for Zane Floyd, convicted in a Las Vegas grocery store massacre, filed court papers Tuesday detailing for the first time a request to commute his death sentence.
A 24-year-old man was indicted on a murder charge Friday in what prosecutors have described as an unprovoked, execution-style shooting inside a central Las Vegas tavern.
Four reputed MS-13 gang members have been indicted in what authorities described as a racketeering conspiracy involving several murders, kidnappings, burglaries and drug trafficking.
A judge has allowed parts of a class-action lawsuit to move forward alleging that Wynn Resorts executives overlooked reports of sexual harassment against ex-CEO Steve Wynn.
At a brief hearing Wednesday, a Henderson judge set a preliminary hearing for a woman charged with drowning her two young children.
A woman accused of strangling her 7-year-old son told investigators why she discarded the boy’s clothes after he died.
A woman accused of killing her 7-year-old son and dumping his body off state Route 160 between Las Vegas and Pahrump was indicted Friday.
A Las Vegas firefighter who said he was ostracized and intimidated after reporting sexual activity at a station has filed a lawsuit against the department and the city.
District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez, who served on the bench for 17 years, has submitted her resignation effective later this year.
A civil rights organization has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Nevada’s news media, asking a judge to ensure transparency in the now-stayed execution of Zane Floyd.
A woman charged with drowning her two young children appeared virtually Monday morning in a Henderson courtroom.
A Las Vegas judge has refused to dismiss a DUI case against basketball standout Zaon Collins in connection with a deadly wreck.