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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. Jailed on Grand Larceny Charge

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. Jailed on Grand Larceny Charge
    LAS VEGAS -- Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been arrested in Las Vegas on a felony theft charge stemming from a domestic violence complaint by his ex-girlfriend. Mayweather, 33, was booked Friday on a grand larceny charge at the Clark County jail and...
  • Bruno Mars Takes Plea Deal, Avoids Prison Time

    Bruno Mars Takes Plea Deal, Avoids Prison Time
    LAS VEGAS -- Singer Bruno Mars can avoid prosecution for a Las Vegas, Nevada, drug arrest if he stays out of trouble for a year, gets drug counseling, does 200 hours of community service and pays a $2,000 fine, according to terms of a deal confirmed by...
  • Woman arrested in death of infant girl

    Woman arrested in death of infant girl
    A woman believed to be the mother of a dead infant girl found Monday in a Santa Ana yard was arrested in Henderson, Nev., by U.S. marshals after a brief standoff, police said Friday. Michelle Jennae Pedroza, 20, was arrested late Thursday and was...
  • Hotel industry improves on fire safety practices

    Smoke billowing from the 32-story Monte Carlo Resort & Casino last month made dramatic TV footage, recalling the 1980 blaze that raced through the former MGM Grand in Las Vegas and killed more than 80 people. No one died in the recent Monte Carlo blaze,...
  • Needles casts an envious eye elsewhere

    Depending on their mood and whom you talk to, people in this parched railroad town clinging to the eastern edge of California call it the poor stepchild, the redheaded stepchild, the ugly stepchild of San Bernardino County. They grouse about not...
  • Nevada man is guilty of killing trees

    Nevada man is guilty of killing trees
    Cloaked by darkness, a saw tucked under his jacket, Douglas Hoffman skulked through suburbia, methodically killing trees. He severed some. Others he sliced just enough so they would slowly die. In a year's time, authorities said, he wiped out more than...
  • In Las Vegas, They're Playing With a Stacked Judicial Deck

    When Judge Gene T. Porter last ran for reelection, a group of Las Vegas lawyers sponsored a fundraiser for him at Big Bear in California. Even by Las Vegas standards, it was brazen. Some of the sponsors had cases before him. One case was set for a crucial...
  • Special Treatment Keeps Them Under the Radar

    One Nevada judge was nearly indicted on blackmail charges. Another ruled repeatedly for a casino corporation in which he held more than 10,000 shares. Still another overruled state authorities and decided in favor of a gambling boss who was notorious as a...
  • Judge says Nevada debate must include Kucinich

    A Nevada judge said Monday that Democratic presidential candidate Dennis J. Kucinich must be included in today's candidate debate in Nevada. Senior Clark County District Judge Charles Thompson said if Kucinich was excluded, he would issue an injunction...
  • Man gets 5 years in tree massacre

    Residents of an upscale retirement community near here knew Douglas Hoffman was upset that trees were blocking his backyard view of the Strip. But at a hearing Monday, where Hoffman was sentenced to up to five years in prison for killing more than 500...
  • Las Vegas clubs get slapped for bad behavior

    Las Vegas clubs get slapped for bad behavior
    Even in Las Vegas, apparently, there are limits. In July, gaming regulators slapped the Planet Hollywood casino with a $500,000 fine for its Prive nightclub's bad behavior, including "topless and lewd activity" and dumping club-goers in the casino "in...
  • Jackson's Doctor Could Face Foreclosure

    Jackson's Doctor Could Face Foreclosure
    Michael Jackson's personal physician is more than $100,000 behind on his mortgage payments and could face foreclosure on the country club home authorities searched in their manslaughter investigation into the singer's death, records show. Dr. Conrad...