Nevada AG finds no open meeting violation at Incline Village
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada attorney general's office has concluded the chairwoman of a governing board in Incline Village didn't violate the state's open meeting law when she signed a...
Nevada AG gets approval to hire firm to sue opioid makers
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada attorney general's office has received clearance to hire a law firm to sue opioid manufacturers.
AG: Nevada boards can’t pay directors more than governor
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada attorney general's office says unless specifically authorized by lawmakers, boards and commissions are not allowed to pay their directors and legal counsel more than 95 percent of what the governor makes.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada could be on the hook for up to $60 million in damages and back wages to state prison guards, according to a lawyer for corrections officers in a federal unpaid overtime lawsuit.
DNA testing pending for baby who may be missing girl
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A DNA test will be performed determine if a baby girl left at a church this week is the same infant officials have been searching for in three states, Nevada authorities said.
Nevada Attorney General's office is facilitating the procedure involving the baby and the potential parents, said North Las Vegas police Officer Aaron Patty.
A spokeswoman for state Attorney General Adam Laxalt declined to comment on what she called a pending matter.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Attorney General's Office says progress is being made on a backlog of rape kits from southern Nevada.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2ouViev) that First Assistant Attorney General Wes Duncan says that as of last Friday, 213 kits have had DNA profiles entered into a database, resulting in 58 matches, 11 arrest warrants and eight arrests. A total of 2,456 kits have been sent for analysis from southern Nevada.
Nevada AG: Law requires DNA samples from all felony inmates
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An opinion by the Nevada Attorney General's Office says state law requires collection of DNA samples from all prison inmates in state custody for felony convictions regardless of when the inmates were convicted.
The Nevada Appeal (https://goo.gl/wKlQ1g ) reports that the opinion dated Monday and signed by Chief Deputy Attorney General Brett Kandt responds to a request by the Washoe County district attorney.
Lawmakers authorize another $1.2M to test rape evidence kits
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada lawmakers authorized another $1.2 million this week to continue chipping away at a backlog of thousands of sexual assault evidence kits that went untested for years, sometimes decades.
Ex-guard in talks with AG in Nevada prison shooting case
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Nevada state prison guard trainee accused of killing of an inmate with shotgun blasts is talking with the state attorney general's office about resolving the criminal involuntary manslaughter and reckless disregard charges against him, his defense attorney said Tuesday.
A Las Vegas justice of the peace set a new court date Aug. 30, after Raynaldo John Ruiz Ramos' lawyer, Joshua Tomsheck, sought time to work out a plea deal.