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Las Vegas Resort Sued Over 2019 Fatal Shooting of Armed Man

The family of an armed man shot and killed by security guards in a suburban Las Vegas casino-resort last year is suing. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the son of 53-year-old Shannon Howell filed a wrongful death lawsuit last …

Judge Questions Authority Issue in Lawsuit on Closed Las Vegas Bars

A Nevada judge has said she wants proof she would have the authority to order the governor to rescind a coronavirus pandemic directive and let Las Vegas-area bars and taverns reopen. “What is the law that says I have a …

Man Hospitalized After Fatal Las Vegas Fire Suing Building Owner

A 48-year-old man hospitalized since December after being injured in a downtown Las Vegas apartment fire that killed six people is the latest person to sue the building’s owner and others for negligence. Christian Spangler suffered “significant and severe” burns …

Las Vegas Businessman Reaches $21M Settlement in Fatal DUI Crash

A prominent Las Vegas businessman awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in a deadly drunken driving crash has reached a $21 million settlement in a lawsuit by the family of a mother of three killed in the wreck. Real estate broker …

MGM, Caesars, Boyd in Vegas to Participate in COVID-19 Testing Plan

The Las Vegas gaming industry will offer COVID-19 tests to employees before they return to work, the Culinary Union announced Tuesday, moving the hard-hit sector a step closer to reopening. MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment Corp. and Boyd Gaming Corp …

Circus Circus in Las Vegas Faces Suit in 2019 Beating Death

The husband of a California woman who was found beaten to death at a Nevada casino is suing the hotel and casino. An attorney for Robert Morris filed the lawsuit in Washoe County District Court in connection with the death …

Ex-Salon Chief Suing Wynn Resorts for Spying on Him

A former beauty salon director who went public about sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago is suing Wynn Resorts and company executives, alleging they invaded his privacy and spied on him at his next …

Mother Sues Vegas Police Over Teen Son’s Shooting Death

The mother of a teenager who died of a gunshot to the head after police chased him into her house has filed a federal civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit against Las Vegas police. Taccara Brooks alleges in the case …

Las Vegas Artist Sues Ariana Grande Over Image

A Las Vegas artist is suing pop music star Ariana Grande, alleging federal copyright infringement over an image of a woman in a candle flame in the pop star’s widely-viewed “God is a Woman” music video. Representatives for Grande did …

Steel Posts Being Installed Along Las Vegas Strip for Safety

Crews are installing the first set of bollard safety posts along the southern portion of the Las Vegas that are meant to keep pedestrians safe. Officials say the thick steel posts are capable of withstanding impact from a 15,000-pound vehicle …