Lawyers for the Vistana Homeowners Association argued to a judge Tuesday that they are entitled to $7 million in damages from a law firm they say helped to advance a fraud scheme.
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The Las Vegas doctor convicted last week of 11 felony drug and financial counts still has an active license to practice medicine in Nevada, making him one of several state physicians who have faced criminal charges but escaped serious professional repercussions for years — or entirely.
Charles Stango, 73, gets 10 years behind bars for using a telephone to plan the murder, which was never carried out.
Former businessman Jeffrey Turino was sentenced Monday for his role in a massive pump-and-dump scam that authorities once said generated as much as $70 million in criminal proceeds.
Melvyn Sprowson, representing himself at trial, faces the possibility of life in prison on four counts of unlawful use of a minor in the production of pornography, and one count each of first-degree kidnapping and child abuse or neglect.
Nevada Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty stood proudly outside the 26,600-square-foot marble structure at Clark Avenue and Fourth Street on Friday, pointing to the county, state and court seals etched around the top.
The government has finished calling witnesses in the trial of six men charged as armed followers of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy in his 2014 stand against federal authorities who tried to seize his cattle from public lands.
A man accused of taking over a Las Vegas home and claiming ownership of the property as a sovereign citizen was indicted on theft and burglary charges Thursday.
Dr. Henri Wetselaar, 93, was convicted by a federal jury Thursday of drug and money laundering charges.
A judge on Thursday set a preliminary hearing for the man charged with attempted murder for bashing a mannequin near downtown Las Vegas.
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