In other cities, an officer who kills an unarmed man under suspicious circumstances and accused of lying to cover his tracks might be prosecuted. In Las Vegas, Bryan Yant kept his job. And now he’s taken on a role that will make him more influential at Metro.
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Two men robbed a Henderson store of cash and jewelry Saturday night, Henderson police said.
A man was arrested Saturday afternoon after striking two women with a vehicle on Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas police said.
Las Vegas police have arrested two people suspected in a series of violent armed robberies, the department announced Friday.
A Las Vegas jury awarded $16 million Friday to the families of two married couples who died in a December 2011 helicopter crash near Lake Mead.
Death threats targeting an alleged child killer prompted heavy security at the Mohave County Courthouse in northwestern Arizona on Friday. Justin Rector, 26, pleaded not guilty in the strangulation of 8-year-old Isabella “Bella” Grogan-Cannella in Bullhead City.
Some students at a North Las Vegas elementary school were kept nearly two hours late after SWAT investigated a “domestic issue” nearby earlier in the day. Tartan Elementary School, on East Tropical Parkway near North Pecos Road, went on lockdown about 1:30 p.m., said Clark County School District police Lt. Ken Young.
Las Vegas and Henderson police and the Drug Enforcement Administration agents found a full-functioning marijuana lab when they searched and dismantled a southwest valley house Thursday, according to an arrest report. The joint task force found the grow house in the 6200 block of West Levi Avenue, near South Jones Boulevard and Cactus Avenue, after getting an anonymous tip, Las Vegas police said.
Two people who were shot by Las Vegas police last year have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department and three officers.
A woman accused of assaulting a cab driver while he was driving, stealing his cab then crashing it into other vehicles earlier this year has pleaded guilty.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the motorcyclist who died in Thursday night’s crash in North Las Vegas.
A former U.S. Air Force airman must spend 18 years to life in prison for shooting and killing his neighbor after an argument over noise during a Monday Night Football game , a Clark County judge decided Friday.
A man who had been armed with an ax and barricaded himself in an apartment with children has been taken into custody in Laughlin, Las Vegas police said.
The man who was shot dead Thursday morning at an apartment complex near Decatur Boulevard and Vegas Drive was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office on Friday.
A woman has been arrested in connection with Saturday night’s homicide in North Las Vegas, according to police.
A Las Vegas jury “can make the helicopter tour industry safer” by awarding millions of dollars to the families of four people who died in a 2011 crash, a lawyer argued Thursday.
The man police say crashed his truck into the front entrance of the Stratosphere last week has committed suicide, according to the Clark County coroner’s office. Ryan Brown, 40, of Fortville, Ind., was on a six-day drug bender Sept. 10 when he crashed a 2004 Ford F-150 through the casino’s glass front doors, Las Vegas police said.
Former Family Court Judge Steven Jones is off the public payroll, but the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline may not be ready to let him go quietly. Paul Deyhle, the commission’s executive director, said Thursday the seven-member panel will consider a lifetime ban to prevent Jones from running for judicial office again.
Local and federal narcotics detectives confiscated about $200,000 worth of marijuana plants Thursday in the southwest valley, Las Vegas police said.
Gentlemen’s clubs are not being unfairly targeted under Nevada’s live entertainment tax, the state’s high court ruled Thursday.
One person was taken into custody nearly five hours after a Las Vegas police SWAT team responded to a barricade situation near Vegas Drive and North Decatur Boulevard.
A person is hospitalized after being shot by an attempted robber Wednesday night near West Sahara Avenue and South Valley View Boulevard, Las Vegas police said.
The man accused of killing his five children in South Carolina and dumping their bodies in Alabama feared that they were going to chop him up and feed him to the dogs, a local television station reported, citing arrest records.
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