Legal

Metro Police paying $500,000 to settle stun gun death case

Metro Police have agreed to pay $500,000 to the 79-year-old mother of a man whose 2011 death in police custody spurred changes in the department's policy on the ...

Golden Knights, U.S. Army reach agreement to end trademark dispute

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) makes a save during the second period in Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena Thursday, June 7, 2018.

The Vegas Golden Knights’ long trademark battle with the U.S. Army has finally come to an end, the team announced today. Team Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bill Foley announced that the sides ...

East Bay officials may sue NFL, Raiders over team’s Las Vegas move

Oakland Raiders fans in the Black Hole cheer during the first quarter of their NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011.

The Oakland City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors are in talks with a pair of out-of-town law firms looking to sue the NFL and the Raiders for upward of $500 million over the ...

Clark County to file opioid lawsuit against big pharma

Hydrocodone-acetaminophen pills, also known as Vicodin, are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. The state of Nevada is completing a need assessment to receive a $5.6 million federal grant to combat opioid abuse.

Clark County commissioners voted unanimously today to sue major pharmaceutical companies for their role in creating the opioid epidemic. District Attorney Steve Wolfson will work with Las Vegas-based law firm Eglet Prince on the ...

Lawsuit seeks to strike down Nevada's recall election laws

A federal lawsuit challenging petitions to recall three Nevada state senators in districts with significant Hispanic and African-American populations alleges the effort is an unconstitutional attempt to replace ...

Victim files lawsuit in Las Vegas shooting

A 21-year-old woman wounded in the Route 91 Harvest festival mass shooting has filed a lawsuit against several entities with connections to the tragedy. Paige Gasper, a California college student, was struck by a bullet during ...

Hearing for brothel owner set for May 17

>A show cause hearing has been set for May 17 to address a pair of code violations involving six prostitutes at one of Dennis Hof’s Nye County brothels. ...

Indictment of ‘Vegas Dave’ illustrates how casinos use Social Security numbers

Using the wrong Social Security number in a casino can cost you millions of dollars and land you in jail as one professional sports bettor is finding out ...

Death penalty’s future debated before Assembly committee

The viewing room looks into the execution chamber at Ely State Prison, Nov. 10, 2016. Nevada hasn't carried out an execution since 2006.

Family members of murder victims shared often emotional testimony about the importance of punishing offenders with sufficient sentences, while one mother ...

Court: Aria not liable in fiery wreck after men left casino

Wrecked cars are shown after a shooting and multi-car accident that left three people dead and three injured on the Las Vegas Strip early Thursday morning Feb. 21, 2013. EDITOR’S NOTE: This photo has been digitally altered to obscure an image of one of the victims.

The Nevada Court of Appeals has ruled the Aria is not liable for damages in the 2013 traffic death of a taxi passenger after a man who left the casino opened fire on another driver, leading to ...

Serial litigants sue Harrah's over ADA issues

A view of Harrah's Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip Friday, March 13, 2015.

A disabled person with a history of suing businesses in Las Vegas has filed an Americans with Disability Act lawsuit against Harrah’s Las Vegas. ...

Trailblazing Hasidic female judge: 'It's the American dream'

Rachel Freier poses for a picture Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at her law office in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn, N.Y. In some ways, Freier starts work in a Brooklyn courthouse Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, as apparently the first woman from Judaism's ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community to be elected as a judge in the United States.

In some ways, Rachel Freier has a background that might be expected in a new civil court judge. She is a real estate lawyer who volunteers in family court and in her community, where she even serves as a paramedic. But Freier starts work Tuesday as something quite unexpected. She's believed to be the first woman from Judaism's ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community to be elected as a judge in the United States ...

Nevada officials sued again over psychiatric patient busing

A new lawsuit revives allegations that Nevada officials bused psychiatric patients out of state after discharge and made no real plans for ...

Ireland to appeal EU's record $14 billion tax order on Apple

Ireland will appeal the European Union's landmark order to collect a record 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in taxes from Apple, the Irish Department of Finance announced Monday ...

Nevada Democratic Party sues GOP, Trump over alleged voter intimidation

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Las Vegas.

The Nevada State Democratic Party is suing the state Republican Party, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and others over alleged voter intimidation in Nevada and ...