The mother and grandparents of a foster child placed in the same home as 16-month-old Michell Momox-Caselis, who was killed Oct. 12 in an apparent murder-suicide involving her foster father, said they raised concerns about the foster home on numerous occasions, but that authorities didn’t listen.
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Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson has teamed up with a television producer to tell stories about his office.
Police have released the name of the 4-year-old boy who was killed Friday when he was run over by a pickup truck driven by his stepfather.
A Southern California man was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison Monday in a tax scheme that took advantage of 32 mentally or physically impaired seniors in the Las Vegas area.
A Clark County high school teacher who lost his job — twice — after theft charges and drug problems was found dead in the Henderson Detention Center on Sunday.
A former Palms race and sports employee was sentenced to three years probation Monday in a scheme that defrauded the resort of $800,000.
An unattended pot on a stove caused a fire that sent two people to a hospital in Mesquite Saturday.
Medical examiners in Las Vegas couldn’t determine what killed a 27-year-old California woman whose body was found in the desert near Pahrump in September.
Las Vegas police have identified the man they say fatally stabbed his former wife early Monday.
The woman accused in the Prince and Princess Pet Boutique fire pleaded guilty Monday to arson, insurance fraud and cruelty to animal charges.
A newly booked Clark County Detention Center inmate tried to hype the Ebola scare on Sunday morning, prompting a thorough response from officials, Las Vegas police said.
A Nevada law that requires DNA samples be taken from every person arrested on a felony charge — and criticized by civil rights groups as an invasion of privacy — has seen surprisingly little pushback in the four months it’s been in practice.
Calling their conduct “constitutionally abhorrent,” a federal judge recently chided government prosecutors for working in secret to keep millions of dollars in cash and assets seized from a Las Vegas gambler and his family in a decade-long bookmaking investigation.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a pink-clad man connected to an Oct. 6 robbery in the southeast valley.
The King County medical examiner has confirmed that a body found in a ravine in the Seattle suburb of Auburn is that of missing actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in “August: Osage County,” ”Frozen River” and “Django Unchained.”
Ranchers are offering a $20,600 reward after the shootings of some 60 head of cattle across Northern Nevada since mid-summer.
The Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City was on lockdown Saturday while officials investigated a homicide, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.
The woman who died in a Wal-Mart parking lot Friday afternoon after being hit by a car was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office on Saturday.
The grieving parents and caregivers of 16-month-old Michell Momox-Caselis, who on Sunday was killed in an apparent murder-suicide involving her foster father, are calling for justice.
More than 200 people have reported an unauthorized company claiming to sell Las Vegas Review-Journal subscriptions has tried to scam them, in what appears to be a nationwide scheme.
An Ely State Prison inmate serving consecutive five-years-to-life sentences apparently committed suicide on Thursday, the State of Nevada Department of Corrections announced on Friday.
A man arrested in September on first degree arson charges was re-booked Thursday on three charges of attempted murder.
The woman who facilitated the escape of two convicted killers and another dangerous inmate from a state prison in northwest Arizona has been given a lengthy prison term for a double homicide that occurred in New Mexico two days after the August 2010 getaway.
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