Follow the Motive

I returned from vacation to find an anonymous letter in the mail, an intimidation effort, warning me to “distance” myself from my friend, Donna Ruthe and her attorney, Dennis Prince. I met Ruthe in 2008, when I interviewed her about Jeff Guinn, the son of former Governor Kenny Guinn.  I was doing a story on how Guinn, … More Follow the Motive

Koch Bros. a “Maybe” for LV Prisoner Re-Entry Grad

Prominent conservative activist Bob Woodson is teaming up with the equally conservative Koch Brothers to address social ills such as gang violence and lack of opportunity in education. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/01/29/koch-brothers-push-poverty-education-societal-change–initiative-republican/79468744/ Woodson (and maybe Koch Bros.) will be in Las Vegas Friday the 12th for the Hope for Prisoners graduation. Here’s an encouraging  report from UNLV criminal … More Koch Bros. a “Maybe” for LV Prisoner Re-Entry Grad

Sex Abuse Victims Beg D.A. For Justice

The children of alleged sex abuser Christopher Sena want Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson to focus his attention on Sena, not their mothers. Four of the Sena children emailed the letter below to Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson and his prosecutors, James Sweetin and Mary Kay Holthus early this morning.  The children, three … More Sex Abuse Victims Beg D.A. For Justice

Legal Bickering Delays Alleged Child Sex Ring Case

Victim or monster.  Which is Deborah Sena?  A motion being heard this morning could help determine the answer. Sena and her attorney, Kristina Wildeveld (who is a friend of mine,) maintain Sena is a victim of abuse who sought refuge at a shelter, told police the truth about her husband’s revolting acts in which she … More Legal Bickering Delays Alleged Child Sex Ring Case

Dead Mojave HS student may have been about to squeal in murder case

UPDATE: North Las Vegas Police say they have no information that Brantley was going to talk about the Lafon case.  Police also say they have no developments in the Lafon or Brantley homicides.   Who killed Taylor Brantley?  That’s what North Las Vegas Police want to know as they investigate the second deadly shooting involving … More Dead Mojave HS student may have been about to squeal in murder case

Video Shows Moapa Tribal Cops Fatally Shoot Man After Seven Minute Talk

A surveillance video   I’ve obtained exclusively of a fatal shooting by Moapa Tribal Police contradicts the account police gave when it happened almost three years ago. In 2013 I  reported  http://www.news3lv.com/mostpopular/story/A-once-bright-NHP-career-unravels-on-the-Mexican/Au2kS_F_8k-bXmSisH30DQ.cspx on Eddie Dutchover, a former Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper who lost his job for lying and went on to work for the Moapa Paiute Tribal … More Video Shows Moapa Tribal Cops Fatally Shoot Man After Seven Minute Talk