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Nev. Bill Would Require Collection Of DNA From People Arrested On Felony Charges

A bill that would require the collection of DNA from people arrested on felony charges in Nevada encountered tough questions Thursday from lawmakers concerned that samples from innocent people would not be destroyed properly or promptly.

05/10/2013

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Saudi Sergeant Pleads Not Guilty On Vegas Hotel Rape Charge

A Saudi Arabia air force sergeant stood in shackles Wednesday in a Nevada courtroom and pleaded not guilty to abducting and raping a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Year’s Eve.

02/13/2013

File photo of the Circus Circus Hotel on the Strip. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Saudi Sergeant Accused Of Raping Teen Boy In Las Vegas On NYE Posts Bail

Despite a defense attorney’s complaints, a judge in Nevada set bail at $1.22 million Friday for a Saudi Arabia air force sergeant jailed since New Year’s Eve after he was accused of pulling a 13-year-old boy into a Las Vegas Strip hotel room and raping him.

01/18/2013

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Wrongly Convicted Musicians To Jam At Fundraiser

They were imprisoned for murder or rape. One even endured five trials and suffered 10 years on death row.

06/09/2012

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Vegas Police OK $1.5M For Man Convicted On Bad DNA

A budget committee for the Las Vegas police department is approving a $1.5 million settlement for a man imprisoned four years in Nevada based on what police admit was mishandled DNA evidence.

07/25/2011

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Settlement Coming For Man Wrongly Imprisoned

A Las Vegas police oversight panel is poised to approve a large settlement with the man who spent four years in prison after a DNA evidence mix-up. How much are those four years worth?

07/21/2011

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Metro Reviewing More DNA Results

A Metro Police lab technician’s work is now being reviewed. Kristina Paulette was caught covering up a mistake while analyzing DNA evidence.

CBS Las Vegas–07/13/2011

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Sheriff Speaks On DNA Error In 2001 Case

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has discovered a DNA mistake that sent a man to prison for a robbery 10 years ago. Click here to watch the video explanation for yourself.

07/07/2011

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Report Detailing Portaro Murder Released

LAS VEGAS (CBS) – The arrest report with new details into the  investigation of the murder of Michael Portaro has been released.

06/22/2011

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