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Man who allegedly caused 9-vehicle crashed in February in court

Las Vegas, NV — Kenneth Rankin appeared in a Las Vegas courtroom on Friday. He is the suspect in a crash involving nine vehicles that resulted in the death of a local mother. Rankin appeared before a judge for his preliminary hearing. However, it was postponed after prosecutors asked the judge for more time. The …

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Son due in Laughlin court on murder charge in father’s death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a 52-year-old man who disappeared soon after his 88-year-old father was found dead last year is due in a Laughlin court on a felony murder charge. Thomas Supranovich is due Thursday in Justice Court after becoming returned in custody this week from Michigan to Nevada. Police say Supranovich suffocated …

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Man accused of killing lady collecting cans seems in court

Las Vegas, NV — The 24-year-old man accused of attacking and killing a woman collecting cans for recycling behind a strip mall on the east side of the Las Vegas valley appeared in court Jan. 9. Jerry Howard is accused of stabbing 54-year-old Kathy Shines a number of instances and sexually assaulting her. He then …

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Nevada Supreme Court asked to determine Uber venue

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court is becoming asked to decide regardless of whether a state court judge in Reno or 1 Las Vegas must hear a bid by state taxi regulators and limousine firms to block ride-sharing organization Uber Technologies from operating. The state high court has received written arguments from both …

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District court judge hit by automobile in downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV — Las Vegas District Court Judge Linda Marie Bell was hit by a car in front of the Clark County Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas on Friday morning. According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, it happened at about 7:30 p.m. close to East Clark Avenue and South Casino Center Boulevard. …

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State Supreme Court guidelines on superpriority liens

The Nevada State Supreme Court made a ruling final week pertaining to a bank’s obligation to spend the nine-months superlien to home owners associations. The court’s decision focused on two concerns: (1) Does the foreclosure of an HOA lien extinguish the bank’s lien and (two) Can the extinguishing of the bank’s lien be through a …

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State higher court ruling favors HOAs over banks on home seizures

Nevada’s highest court has upheld a law that lets homeowners associations foreclose on homes ahead of mortgage lenders, even if HOAs are owed a fraction of what’s owed to banks. In a split decision nowadays, the state Supreme Court, overruling a Clark County District Court judge, upheld a law that lets HOAs seize properties by …

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Court motion says cop might have planted child porn

A former Nye County public defender filed a scathing motion in District Court Friday, accusing a controversial detective of possibly planting evidence in a pending child pornography case. Lawyer Tom Gibson filed the 27-page document on behalf of James Earl Marshall, brother of Nye County Assistant Sheriff Rick Marshall, a candidate to replace Sheriff Tony …

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