Former Miss Nevada USA Katherine Rees was arrested Wednesday on drug charges for the second time this summer, according to Clark County Detention Center booking logs.
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A man is dead after a Metro-involved shooting early Saturday morning in North Las Vegas, the Police Department said. Las Vegas police were called about 3:15 a.m. to a business in the 5000 block of East Craig Road, near Nellis Boulevard, on reports of "a larceny from a person," a Metro release states.
Two men wanted by Metro in connection with a Thursday fatal shooting in a southwest valley garage have been questioned and are not connected to the slaying, police said.
Las Vegas police are looking for two "persons of interest" in connection with a fatal shooting in the southwest valley Thursday night.
Metro is looking for three armed home invasion robbers who confronted a man and shot a dog in a central valley home in mid-August.
Evidence fails to support claims that the diabetes drug Actos causes bladder cancer, a lawyer for the drug's manufacturer said Friday.
A 4-year-old boy who died after being found in a hot car had been there at least two to three hours, Las Vegas police said Friday.
A former UNLV football player who claims a surgeon botched a spinal surgery and ended his football career told a jury Friday he went from "playing football to being damn-near crippled" within weeks of the procedure.
Less than three weeks before Shauna Tiaffay was bludgeoned to death in her Summerlin apartment, confessed hitman Noel Stevens asked an acquaintance to pawn a diamond ring.
At 84, Mary Luebeck had beaten the odds. She left a life of poverty in Puerto Rico, worked hard in New York and Chicago, then retired to Las Vegas, where she also beat cancer. In the Las Vegas chapter of her story, Luebeck tried to improve the odds of others.
A white supremacist charged with killing three people outside two Jewish centers in Kansas last year asked a jury on Friday to find him not guilty because he was acting on the belief that Jews have too much power and must be stopped.
Henderson and Boulder City police handed out nearly 400 tickets during a recent initiative to crack down on speeding and distracted driving, the departments announced Thursday.
A 4-year-old boy died Thursday night after he was left in a hot car in the east valley, Las Vegas police said.
The mile-and-a-half stretch of Tropicana Avenue between Decatur Boulevard and Interstate 15 has long been notorious among police for its abundance of prostitutes.
Billions of dollars are at stake in a Las Vegas trial that centers on two men who were diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking the diabetes drug Actos.
Las Vegas police will allow the public to view some footage from officer body cameras starting next week.
Noel "Greyhound" Stevens, who confessed to killing a Palms waitress, admitted in court Thursday to hallucinating and hearing voices.
Las Vegas police responded to William Snider's home more than 40 times from 2007 until he was shot to death by a SWAT team sniper during a standoff Sunday morning.
Rogue firearm teachers blemish the integrity of Nevada's concealed weapon permit, other instructors said Thursday as they urged a law enforcement panel to do more to root out and crack down on instructors who don't adhere to course mandates.
The suspect in the on-air shooting of two Virginia television journalists was pronounced dead at a hospital on Wednesday, the Washington Post reported, citing state police. Vicki Gardner, the WDBJ interviewee who was injured in Wednesday's shooting in Virginia, is in stable condition.
Arizona is essentially firing the private company that operates a Northwest Arizona state prison that has struggled with high-profile problems such as an inmate escape that led to a double-homicide five years ago, the murder of an inmate in January and extensive rioting.
A lawsuit that accuses Circle K Stores Inc. of failing to pay overtime wages to store managers may proceed as a national class action, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in Las Vegas.