Legal observers at Las Vegas protest challenge Lombardo’s account of their arrests By Ricardo Torres-Cortez (contact) Thursday, June 18, 2020 | 9 p.m. Peaceful protesters marching down the Las Vegas Strip on Saturday were about 100 yards from their final destination at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign when Metro Police blocked their path and dispersed the…

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Sisolak calls for investigation into arrests at Las Vegas Strip protest By David Ferrara Las Vegas Review-Journal June 14, 2020 – 2:34 pm. Updated June 14, 2020 – 7:14 pm Gov. Steve Sisolak on Sunday called for an investigation into the arrests of several legal observers at a protest against police brutality this weekend on the Strip. “Any reports…

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Jon Ponder, an ex-convict who now spends his days helping former inmates transition back into civilian life, was granted clemency by the state Pardons Board on Wednesday for past battery convictions. The pardon, which was approved unanimously by the board members present, clears Ponder’s record of the domestic battery crimes he was convicted of in…

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