As a noisy livestock dispute unfolded in northeastern Clark County, someone with a shovel decided to disturb the peace of one of Gold Butte’s most restful residents. For more than 50 years, the grave of Arthur Coleman sat undisturbed at the long-abandoned Gold Butte town site. But sometime in the past week or weeks, Coleman’s final resting place was dug up, leaving a deep hole surrounded by pieces of wood and other debris.
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A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Monday shooting that killed one man, according to Las Vegas police. Jonathan Perez, 22, was arrested and taken to the Clark County Detention Center. He faces charges including first-degree murder, possession of a gun by a prohibited person, and discharging a gun within a structure or prohibited area.
Flanked by someone who could be their famous new lawyer, the embattled Bundy family plans to unveil possible legal action Thursday in connection with the failed federal roundup of its cattle. The Bundys announced late Wednesday that nationally known conservative public interest attorney Larry Klayman is meeting with rancher Cliven Bundy to discuss a response to the week-long operation, which ended suddenly April 12 when federal authorities pulled out to avoid a violent confrontation with the family and their heavily armed supporters.
Las Vegas police asked the public for assistance Wednesday in identifying possible victims of a man who was arrested and faces two counts of luring of a child with sexual intent. Jonathan Thyron Thompson, 30, was arrested Monday after Las Vegas police say he had been contacting a juvenile female through social media with the intent of persuading her to have sex with him. A second alleged victim was later identified by Las Vegas police.
The FBI asked for the public’s help Wednesday in finding a man involved in a Saturday morning bank robbery near Cheyenne Avenue and Jones Boulevard.
Pursuit of a wanted man led to a fatal traffic accident in Kingman Tuesday.
Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two men in connection with a string of armed robberies. The crimes took place on March 12 in the southwestern part of the valley. The men in question demanded money at gunpoint.
Eight North Carolina kidnapping suspects were indicted by police and the ninth turned herself over to the FBI.
Las Vegas police are looking for a man involved in what they are calling a “strong-arm robbery” Monday afternoon.
Nye County Assistant Sheriff Rick Marshall remained on the job and in charge of the rural police department Wednesday, less than 24 hours after he was arrested by one of his own deputies.