Dispensaries: Street dealers are posing as legitimate businesses to deliver marijuana in Las Vegas

Marijuana street dealers are posing as legitimate dispensaries across Las Vegas to take advantage of your money, according to dispensary owners 13 Action News spoke to.


Las Vegas morning update for Sunday, February 25th

Sunday’s headlines: Man injured after falling from escalator in downtown Las Vegas, Pot amnesty boxes greet travelers at Las Vegas airport (Rochelle Richards/Las Vegas Review-Journal)


Las Vegas morning update for Friday, January 26

Suspect in deadly south Las Vegas shooting killed by police, Teen accused of rape was disciplined for sexual deviancy at age 9, UNLV police increasing patrols after student assaulted


Las Vegas morning update for Monday, December 4th

Monday’s headlines: trash, lawlessness targeted at shooting range, California pot legalization not the biggest threat for Nevada, officials quiet on Amazon HQ2 proposal. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal


Las Vegas morning update for Friday, September 29th

Friday’s Headlines: CCSD saves jobs with less cuts, Nevada marijuana sales soar during first month, Las Vegas police investigating machete fight and shooting


Door opens for public marijuana smoking lounges

A legal opinion from Nevada’s Legislative Counsel Bureau opens the door for local governments to possibly issue permits allowing for smoking pot in designated public places.


4 suspects arrested in Las Vegas student’s death

Las Vegas police have arrested all four suspects in the shooting death of a 24-year-old nursing student.

Raekwon Robertson, 20; Davontae Wheeler, 22; and De’Mario Lofton-Robinson, 18, have been arrested.

The fourth suspect, Lofton-Robinson’s younger brother, was booked into Clark County juvenile hall.

Just after midnight on Aug. 9, Gabriel George Valenzuela pulled into his driveway, checked the mail, and got into a confrontation with four young men.

He was shot at least three times and died at the hospital.

Valenzuela was a nursing student at the College of Southern Nevada.


Disbarred Vegas lawyer wanted in pot dispensary scam

Authorities say a disbarred Las Vegas lawyer scammed people into investing in a fake pot dispensary.

Easton K. Harris and his childhood friend were indicted after at least three people were scammed.

In total, the pair collected about $166,000 from their duped investors.

An investigation revealed none of the money invested was used to create the company.

Instead, the funds were used for other expenses, including a trip to Belize.

Harris and Jonathan Peirsol face four counts of theft.

Peirsol is in federal custody, where he remains for a separate case. Harris is still wanted.