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  • Las Vegas Review-Journal's Fight for Records

    The Las Vegas Review-Journal fought for and won access to vital public information in 2019, including police reports, investigative documents and lawsuits. And it took the fight all the way to the Nevada Legislature to do something our adversaries in the public sector thought was impossible: We helped strengthen the state’s previously toothless Public Records Act.
  • Deadly Force: When Las Vegas Police Shoot, and Kill

    In the wake of two controversial officer-involved deaths in the summer of 2010, the Las Vegas Review-Journal asked a simple question: Are Las Vegas police too quick to shoot? What reporters Lawrence Mower, Brian Haynes and Alan Maimon found in a groundbreaking analysis of all police shootings in Clark County since 1990 stunned even veteran police administrators: Local cops had shot at people 378 times, resulting in 142 deaths. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department alone was involved in 311 incidents resulting in 116 deaths. By any measure, Nevada's largest law enforcement agency uses deadly force more often than counterparts in the region and in other major cities surveyed.
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    Las Vegas Review-Journal investigates a series of incidents involving the Las Vegas Police Department and warrantless search and seizures and use of force; three police officers were indicted by state attorney general on manslaughter charges in connection with the death of a man during a warrantless search of his apartment, 1990.
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    Las Vegas Review-Journal investigates the controversial practice of homeopathy, an alternative form of medical treatment, March 1-6, 1987.
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    Las Vegas Review-Journal details how Nevada officials ignored years of substantiated evidence questioning the suitability of the David Funk family--linked with organized crime--to run a Nevada racetrack, February 1982.