Federal prosecutors say the controller for a firm that built several residential high-rises in Las Vegas and an alleged accomplice have been arrested and accused of stealing almost $6 million from the company over a five year span.
A Nigerian immigrant who was tried twice and acquitted of child abuse charges in Las Vegas is suing prosecutors and child protective services officials who he says tried for five months to prevent him from returning to his family.
Clark County Family Court Judge Steven Jones, who was indicted on federal fraud charges in October, now is facing allegations of misconduct stemming from a relationship he had last year with a prosecutor who appeared before him.
Nevada was one of only 19 U.S. states that added construction jobs between October and November but still ranks second to last in the country in terms of loss of construction workers compared to a year ago.
A Romanian man was sentenced to eight years and one month in federal prison and a Russian woman got almost six years for scamming victims out of more than $4.4 million by selling non-existent cars over the Internet.
A federal magistrate declined to order a psychological evaluation for a teenager accused of proclaiming himself a militia leader, collecting guns and explosives and talking about staging a mass casualty attack in Las Vegas.