Authorities in a small Southern Utah town are still trying to figure out why a former Las Vegas developer went to his neighbor’s house with a gun and ended up shot dead last week.
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The woman who was shot and killed in a 7-Eleven parking lot Thursday evening was identified Saturday by the Clark County Coroner’s office.
Police are looking for missing woman Yolanda Johnson, 30, who was last seen 7:30 p.m. Thursday at her home in the 3700 block of Prairie Orchid Avenue, near Pecos and Washburn Roads.
Las Vegas police responded at 5:47 a.m. to the 1200 block of Fairchild Street where a woman was pronounced dead.
Las Vegas police are investigating an evening stabbing on Las Vegas Boulevard. Police believe a Hispanic male stabbed another man in the 3300 block of Las Vegas Boulevard North, near Cheyenne Avenue.
Metro robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying two suspected purse snatchers. According to police, two men approached a woman in the parking lot of a business near the intersection of Serene and Eastern avenues on July 3. The men grabbed the shopper’s purse with enough force to cause her to fall to the ground.
Nevada currently lacks a statute to address competency issues among juveniles. Officials have used adult criminal procedures as a guide instead, said Susan Roske, an attorney with the Clark County juvenile public defender’s office.
Las Vegas Fire and Rescue’s bomb squad is on the scene of a possible explosive device at a Walker Furniture store, located 4150 E. Cheyenne Ave., near Lamb Boulevard.
Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura moved Friday to untangle his campaign finance records, filing three amended reports in one afternoon in response to a complaint from a close associate.
If hogtying is being used to restrain juveniles at state-run facilities, the practice needs to stop immediately, a member of the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada said Friday.
Police responded to the 2700 block of East Tropicana Avenue, just east of Eastern Avenue, just after 3 p.m. Friday, where they found a man who was stabbed, said Metro spokesman Jesse Roybal.
A 35-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday for the slaying of his ex-wife in front of their 6-year-old daughter.
Las Vegas police are looking for a man involved in a Thursday night shooting that left a woman dead in a 7-Eleven parking lot.
A former Clark County School District official was among five people indicted by a grand jury Friday in the theft of $289,000 in public funds from the district’s Adult English Language Services Acquisition program.
A man convicted of fatally stabbing former “Little Rascals” actor Jay R. Smith and dumping his body in the desert in 2002 has died in prison.
A North Las Vegas police officer shot and killed a man Friday after he pulled out a replica gun while being chased, according to the department.
The son of tennis star and ESPN analyst John McEnroe and actress Tatum O’Neal has been charged with drug possession.
New Jersey Police Officer Christopher Goodell was killed when a tractor-trailer that didn’t try to stop rear-ended his parked car on a highway shoulder early Thursday while he was checking for speeders.
One woman is dead after a Thursday evening shooting at a Las Vegas convenience store. Las Vegas police responded at 5:49 p.m. to reports of a woman who was shot in the chest in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven in the 2600 block of West Sahara Avenue, near Interstate 15.
Colorado police are looking for a man who opened fire at a bar early Thursday, shooting a man and a pregnant woman.
A 64-year-old Nevada prison inmate serving 20 years to life died Thursday, the state’s corrections department reported. Charles Crombie, 64, died of a chronic medical condition at a medical facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.
Misty Holt-Singh had just popped into the bank, leaving her 12-year-old daughter in the car, when the horror began. An hour later, the mother of two lay dead after a bank robbery and planned hostage taking spun into a chaotic police chase and furious gunbattle.
Federal authorities have charged FedEx Corp. with assisting illegal pharmacies by knowingly delivering dangerous drugs to customers without prescriptions.