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Judge Says Jury Allowed To Hear Confession

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge decided a jury in Las Vegas can see the videotaped confession of a 20-year-old murder defendant who testified Friday that he was so “foggy-minded” after smoking marijuana before surrendering to police […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/21/2015

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Taiwan Gang ‘Enforcer’ Gets Life In Prison For Fatal Vegas Karaoke Bar Stabbing

A man convicted of being an enforcer for a Taiwan-based criminal gang will be sentenced Tuesday to life in a Nevada prison without parole for murder, but could get more than 100 additional years on other charges in a bloody stabbing and slashing that left one man dead and two people wounded in a Las Vegas karaoke bar in July 2009.

03/05/2013

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Court Overturns 2nd Degree Murder Conviction

The Nevada Supreme Court is giving a 28-year-old Las Vegas man a chance for a new trial after ruling that his second-degree murder conviction for shooting his girlfriend in the head in 2007 was tainted by improper jury instructions.

07/21/2011