A woman who was hit by a truck in east Las Vegas Saturday afternoon has died from her injuries, Las Vegas police said. Jasmin Bryant, 23, was hit by a 2004 Ford F-150 while crossing Bonanza Road near Mojave Road. She was taken to University Medical Center, where she died the next day, police said.
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The man shot by Las Vegas police last week confronted officers with a fake gun, police said Monday. Jason Mahe, 29, was shot seven times in the parking lot of Dotty’s Casino near Rancho and Vegas drives during the late-night confrontation, according to police. He remained in critical condition at University Medical Center.
A Southern Nevada loan officer was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison Monday in a $1 million family-run mortgage fraud scheme.
CARSON CITY – The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals set oral arguments in Nevada’s same-sex marriage ban for April 9 in San Francisco but later postponed the case to some as yet unidentified future date.
Las Vegas police are looking for a man in connection with an armed robbery early last week. The man went into a shop near Rancho Drive and Cheyenne Avenue about 9:30 p.m. on March 3, pulled out a gun and demanded money from the cash register, police said.
A 37-year-old woman was sentenced to 13 years to life in prison for repeatedly tying her 4-year-old daughter to a bed without food or water while she went to work and church and beating her with a belt. Laketha Moore said she regretted what she had done to her daughter.
Las Vegas police were investigating a shooting at a park near UNLV that left one person hospitalized in critical condition Sunday night. Police received multiple calls about gunshots about 6:30 p.m. at Molasky Family Park, near East Twain Avenue at Cambridge Street.
The mother accused of drowning her son told police the “voices in her head” made her do it. Noah Lane Allen, 3, was found unresponsive by firefighters in an apartment near Vegas and Buffalo Drives. Christine Allen has been charged in the case.
A North Las Vegas police officer shot and killed a homeless man after an early-morning confrontation Monday. A patrol officer stopped the man walking near Tonopah Avenue and Woodard Street about 1:10 a.m., officer Chrissie Coon said. The officer shot the man a few minutes later, she said.
Two Clark County women are among thousands of plaintiffs across the country who have filed product liability lawsuits against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos. Delores Cipriano, 81, of Henderson, and Bertha Triana, 80, of Las Vegas, each filed lawsuits last year in District Court against Takeda Pharmaceuticals, a Japanese company that makes the prescription drug pioglitazone under the trade name Actos. Both women claim their bladder cancer was caused by the medication.