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A Utah truck driver kept sex slaves in his semitrailer for months at a time while he traveled the country, filing down their teeth, forcing them to alter their appearance and beating them until they nearly passed out, authorities said.
The former county official is accused of conspiring with a now-dead judge to steal from an insurance company.
A former cocktail waitress has settled a federal lawsuit that accused former Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons of orchestrating a cover-up of allegations that he attacked her outside a Las Vegas restaurant when he was campaigning for governor.
A lawsuit filed by Las Vegas sports betting giant Bill Walters claims people are being tricked into thinking they’re buying betting advice from him.
A federal court has ordered an imprisoned former Las Vegas strip club owner to pay $1.05 million to a Kansas tourist left paralyzed after a dispute with club employees in 2001.
A spokesman for the Clark County nuclear waste office is facing federal child pornography charges stemming from an Internet file sharing investigation.
A federal jury has awarded about $2.1 million to a man who alleged three Las Vegas police officers choked and held him down with a knee to his neck while searching for his brother.
(Reuters) – A U.S. district court issued a preliminary injunction on Monday stopping federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, in a slap to the Obama administration’s new guidelines on the sensitive issue.