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Hacker who helped stop global cyberattack arrested in US

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marcus Hutchins, a young British researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing malicious software designed to collect bank-account passwords, U.S. authorities...

 
 By Ken Ritter    Regional    July 21, 2017

'Juice' will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole in robbery

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring...

 

O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October for his first taste of freedom in nine years, he will have the mementos he was convicted of stealing in a Las Vegas heist, his guaranteed NFL pension and, with any luck, certain...

 
 By Ken Ritter    Regional    July 20, 2017

From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson once thrilled crowds as he ran for touchdowns and hurdled airport seats in car rental ads to achieve Hollywood celebrity before he was acquitted of murder in the 1995 "trial of the century" in Los Angeles. Now,...

 
 By Ken Ritter    Regional    June 1, 2017

1st prison sentence given in Bundy armed standoff in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge called a New Hampshire man a "bully vigilante" and sentenced him Wednesday to more than seven years in prison for his role organizing armed backers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after a standoff with U.S. agents in 2014....

 

Man pleads not guilty in mannequin attempted murder case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man who police suspect killed two sleeping homeless men in Las Vegas pleaded not guilty Thursday to attempted murder in an unusual case charging him with trying to kill a mannequin that police posed as a decoy near the scene of...

 
 By Ken Ritter    Regional    April 14, 2017

US jury in Vegas begins mulling Bundy ranch standoff case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury in Nevada began deliberating Thursday in the first of three trials stemming from an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near state's rights advocate Cliven Bundy's ranch three years ago...

 

Man charged with attempted murder in mannequin hammer attack

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A hunt for the killer of two sleeping homeless men in Las Vegas led to an unusual attempted murder charge Tuesday and a legal debate about criminal intent, when a man was accused of trying to kill a mannequin used as a decoy near t...

 

6 Bundy ranch standoff 'gunmen and followers' to begin trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury in Nevada is about to be picked to decide whether a tense standoff pitting armed ranchers and rangers against federal agents over a herd of cattle in a dry river bed amounted to a peaceful expression of free speech...

 

Las Vegas-area school district restates sanctuary policy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amid stories of schoolchildren taunting classmates that they face deportation under a new president, school trustees in Las Vegas approved a measure Thursday to reassure students and families that they have immigration safe haven...

 

Eldest Bundy son wants hearing to challenge detention status

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The eldest son of jailed Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy asked again Friday for a chance to argue that he's no threat to others and wouldn't skip town if he's released from custody ahead of his trial on charges stemming from an...

 

Bundy brothers balk at attending US court hearing in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two sons of Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy refused to attend, and several co-defendants shouted an oath of defiance at the end of a federal court hearing to schedule trials for 17 men accused of conspiring to take up arms against...

 

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