Police say the uncle of a 21-year-old man already facing charges has been arrested in a southern Nevada freeway shooting that appeared to be a random drive-by, but that investigators say stemmed from a murder plot hatched over a bitter divorce.
A 40-year-old former construction company manager now living in Illinois has become the 28th person to take a plea deal in an ongoing federal probe of southern Nevada homeowner associations steering business to favored attorneys and businesses.
The district attorney is clearing two Henderson police officers in the July 23 death of an unarmed fugitive in a kidnap-slaying case who led police on a chase and tried to commandeer a passing motorist's vehicle.
Rising demand and falling supply are spurring talk in the arid West of outside-the-box ideas like piping water from the nation's heartland and towing Arctic icebergs south to help thirsty U.S. cities like Denver, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Phoenix.
A 22-year-old was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison and his 21-year-old brother got 13 to 25 years for strangling a southern Nevada high school music teacher before stealing his car, laptop computers and a video game system in December 2008.
A federal appeals court panel is giving a Canadian man another chance to prove that he's the legal owner of nearly $1 million that Nevada state troopers seized from his rental car during a traffic stop near Las Vegas in August 2008.
A former aide has pleaded guilty to five felony charges and is agreeing to testify against the former owner of a Las Vegas outpatient clinic that officials blame for a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak in southern Nevada.