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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.