Jason “Blu” Griffith was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for choking to death “Fantasy” dancer Debbie Flores Narvaez on Dec. 12, 2010, after their year-long on-again, off-again tumultuous relationship.
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A former Nellis airman was sentenced to three years probation Thursday on child neglect charges.
Three men were arrested over the weekend after they robbed 16 businesses in a months time, Las Vegas police announced Thursday.
A man is dead following an early Thursday morning shooting in the southwest valley, Las Vegas police said.
A federal magistrate has recommended dismissing felony drug trafficking charges against a former officer of the Vagos motorcycle gang because of outrageous government conduct by the lead undercover agent in the case.
A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a July 3 shooting that left one man dead and a teen girl injured, North Las Vegas police said. Miquan Burton, 18, is accused of shooting Tyrell Melton, 18, who was standing with a group of friends, including a 14-year-old girl in the 4800 block of Via Maria Court, near North Commerce Street and Lone Mountain Road, police said.
Las Vegas police find a man they say went missing while jogging in the northwest valley Monday.
None of the three men police say are linked to a shooting at Fashion Show mall have been identified or found, Las Vegas police said Wednesday, and the man who was shot still won’t give his name or information about the shooting to investigators.
A Florida man filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday that accuses V Theater Group and Las Vegas producer David Saxe of invading his privacy by sending him unsolicited text messages.
A Las Vegas man was indicted Wednesday in connection with what prosecutors said was a string of robberies.
Henderson is housing detainees arrested on weekends by Las Vegas police for misdemeanor offenses under the Safe Strip Initiative. Metro has been sending 30 to 50 people each of the past four weekends to the Henderson Detention Center.
A California man pleaded guilty in Las Vegas on Tuesday in a scheme to help people file phony tax returns seeking nearly $800,000 in refunds.
Las Vegas police said a fight at the food court in the Fashion Show mall escalated into a shooting on Tuesday.
A former foster-care worker will face a third charge of open and gross lewdness in a sexual assault case referred to Clark County District Court by a Boulder City justice of the peace on Tuesday.
The Nye County inmate who didn’t return to jail after being on work release on Saturday has been found. Jonathan Ross Moncada, 31, left the Nye County Detention Center on Saturday and did not come back when he was supposed to, according to the sheriff’s office.
A home invasion suspect was indicted by a Las Vegas federal grand jury Tuesday on felony charges of assaulting two FBI agents by ramming his truck into their cars while they were trying to arrest him.
One of the owners of Super Liquor stores on the Strip pleaded guilty Tuesday in a tax evasion scheme authorities say hid $4 million in gross receipts from the IRS.
A Las Vegas father is asking the Nevada Supreme Court to reconsider its recent decision involving his young son’s move to California.
Las Vegas lawyer R. Christopher Reade was sentenced to 366 days in federal prison Tuesday in a $2.3 million money laundering scheme involving one of his former clients.
The annual salaries of the North Las Vegas and Henderson constables were dropped to $103,456 from, respectively, about $250,000 and $180,000 on Tuesday.
Las Vegas authorities use electronic wiretaps more than almost every other police agency in the country, according to a new report. Clark County judges approved 187 wiretaps on phones in 2013, and police executed 178, according to the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts. All of the wiretaps were for drug investigations.
Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura ordered the shredding of documents from an internal investigation that determined his second-in-command, Deputy Chief Dean Lauer, had used office resources to look for information about adult film actresses, the Review-Journal has learned.
A man caught on video spraying gunfire into a crowd outside a nightclub, injuring five people, was ordered held on $1 million bail Monday while insisting he was defending himself during a fight with other people.