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Rio Lacanlale

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Recent articles by Rio:

Nevada Supreme Court suspends license of Las Vegas lawyer accused of sexual misconduct

The state's high court issued its ruling Friday in response to a request from the State Bar of Nevada for an immediate suspension, records show. → Read More

Have an idea for the Las Vegas shooting memorial? Here's how to submit a design proposal

After two years of planning, the 1 October Memorial Committee announced it expects to have a final concept ready by the sixth anniversary. → Read More

Joey Gilbert forces statewide vote recount in GOP governor's primary race at $191,000 cost

The recount may seem quixotic given that, according to final results, Joey Gilbert lost to Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo by almost 26,000 votes. → Read More

Gov. Sisolak issues executive order: Nevada will not assist out-of-state prosecution of abortion patients

Sisolak's order comes four days after the Supreme Court stripped away nearly five decades of constitutional abortion protections under Roe v. Wade. → Read More

Will Nevada protect out-of-state abortion patients from prosecution?

Notably absent from a coalition of West Coast governors protecting abortion rights is Gov. Steve Sisolak, who's stopped short of any definitive action. → Read More

Final Nevada primary results: What federal, state hopefuls made it to the November ballot?

Nevada's 17 counties certified its primary results Friday, 10 days after the election. Here's who made the November ballot. → Read More

Las Vegas man pleads guilty to role in Jan. 6 Capitol riot, avoids jury trial

By accepting the plea deal, Nathaniel DeGrave avoided 10 of the 12 felony counts he initially faced in the case, according to court records. → Read More

Against a backdrop of hostility, Clark County commissioners certify primary election results

The vote came after more than 90 minutes of heated public comments that largely echoed the debunked claims of widespread voter fraud in 2020. → Read More

Reversing Roe: Top Nevada Democrats vow to protect abortion rights after Supreme Court ruling

The high court's final decision comes against the backdrop of a high-stakes midterm election season in Nevada. → Read More

Attempt made to block Washoe, Clark counties from certifying primary election results

Letters were sent to the Nevada attorney general’s office claiming election violations related largely to observation of voting and vote counting. → Read More

GOP mayor of rural Nevada town endorses Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto over Adam Laxalt

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is one of the most vulnerable Democrats up for reelection this year in an evenly divided Senate. → Read More

Gilbert refuses to concede to Lombardo, signals lawsuit over Nevada primary election results

Gilbert made election integrity central to his bid, often repeating former President Donald Trump's debunked claims of widespread 2020 voter fraud. → Read More

Who will prevail in Nevada's closely watched GOP Senate race?

As one Nevada campaign consultant put it: If Sam Brown beats Adam Laxalt, it would be a "tsunami-level upset." → Read More

Lawsuit accuses Lombardo of using LVMPD email to 'improve his chances of winning office'

The allegations surfaced days before Nevada's primary election in a new lawsuit centered around an ongoing legal fight over the sheriff's emails. → Read More

Documents: Las Vegas detective aimed gun at neighbors in off-duty road rage fight

The detective, Colin Snyder, faces felony charges of assault and oppression under the color of office. → Read More

Las Vegas officer turns himself in after drawing weapon during off-duty road rage incident

The detective turned himself in Thursday. By late afternoon, he had been released on his own recognizance. → Read More

Prosecutor: Gang shooting on Nevada freeway was revenge for death of Hells Angels biker

The violent rivalry can be traced back to Vagos' attempts to expand its territory into areas long claimed by the Hells Angels, including Santa Cruz. → Read More

Police: Hells Angels shot at rival Vagos bike gang in surprise attack on Nevada highway

Both motorcycle clubs are classified by the U.S. Department of Justice as outlaw motorcycle gangs. → Read More

Documents detail sexual misconduct allegations against Las Vegas lawyer

Interviews with alleged victims and witnesses showed a pattern of sexual misconduct that stretched back several years and “extended to clients," records show. → Read More

Las Vegas police arrest longtime attorney with checkered past on lewdness charges

The lawyer, who runs his own private law firm in Las Vegas, has been a licensed attorney in Nevada since September 1985. → Read More