Defendant leaps over bench and attacks judge after being denied bond

CLARK COUNTY, NV – A local judge and a marshal sustained injuries on Wednesday afternoon following a violent outburst by a defendant who had just been denied bond. The defendant, identified as Deobra Redden, launched himself over the bench and assaulted the judge, an incident that was caught on video. Judge Mary Kay Holthus was in the process of sentencing Redden when the attack occurred, according to the public information officer for the Clark County …

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Two state troopers killed by hit-and-run driver

LAS VEGAS, NV – Two Nevada state troopers lost their lives in a hit-and-run incident on a local freeway in the early hours of Thursday morning, leaving the community in shock and mourning their untimely deaths. The troopers, identified as Sgt. Michael Abbate and Trooper Alberto Felix by the Nevada Highway Patrol, were involved in an early morning call to assist a driver apparently asleep at the wheel on Interstate 15. As they were attending …

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