In other cities, an officer who kills an unarmed man under suspicious circumstances and accused of lying to cover his tracks might be prosecuted. In Las Vegas, Bryan Yant kept his job. And now he’s taken on a role that will make him more influential at Metro.
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North Las Vegas police responded about 11 p.m. to a phone call from the woman’s family member who reported that the woman was dead in her home in the 1200 block of West Alexander Road.
After months of maneuvering behind the scenes, losing a $7 million contract to fix defects at the Vistana condominium complex was not an option for construction company boss Leon Benzer.
The Clark County legal community was stunned last month to learn that the district attorney’s office has for decades quietly paid rent and other expenses for some witnesses in criminal cases, a practice not divulged to defense attorneys.
A former Australian police officer has been sentenced to life in prison for exposing himself and viewing pornography in the presence of two young girls in Sparks.
A teen was wounded in a northwest valley shooting Friday evening, Las Vegas police said. The girl, 17, was shot in the left knee as she was walking up steps.
One man was arrested Friday afternoon after a marijuana and forgery bust in the southwest valley.
The officer who shot a suspect in an early Saturday string of convenience-store robberies knew the man to be armed and “very violent,” North Las Vegas police said on Friday afternoon. Police on Friday were still looking for two additional people in the case.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested at Mohave High School Thursday afternoon in connection with a Sept. 5 shooting that left a woman dead.
Sentence was imposed in Kingman, Ariz., on Friday for a man who drove from Vilas, N.C., to Arizona in June to confess that he killed a woman in Bullhead City 17 years ago.
A 21-year-old Las Vegas man was indicted Friday in connectin with fatal shooting that occurred more than a year ago.
A former Wynn slot manager accused of falsifying jackpot tax information and pocketing more than $300,000 was indicted Friday by a Clark County grand jury.
Two Las Vegas residents claim North Las Vegas police violated their civil rights in September 2013 by fatally shooting their dogs.
A 19-year-old man was indicted by a Clark County grand jury Friday in connection with the fatal shooting of his friend last year.
Las Vegas police are still looking for a suspect in Thursday night’s fatal central valley shooting.
A Bullhead City, Ariz., man arrested in the strangulation death of his friend’s young daughter was formally indicted Thursday by a Mohave County grand jury convened in Kingman.
A shooting in the central valley left one man dead Thursday evening, Las Vegas police say.
A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk show host David Letterman’s young son and nanny nine years ago has been paroled to Las Vegas, Montana prison officials said Thursday.
The escaped Ohio prisoner, Thomas Michael Lane III, convicted of shooting and killing 3 high school students, has been apprehended by authorities, according to the LA Times.
A Las Vegas-based shoe company has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against Crocs Inc., the Colorado-based company known for its ventilated plastic clogs. The complaint, filed Wednesday in Las Vegas by U.S.A. Dawgs Inc., claims Crocs fraudulently obtained patents in 2006, then used a series of “sham” lawsuits to thwart its competitors and monopolize the market.
A baby died at a Laughlin home early Thursday morning, Las Vegas police say.
A mentally troubled Lake Havasu City, Ariz., resident pleaded no contest Thursday for the February 2012 murder of his wife.
Las Vegas police need help identifying a group of people involved in a Sept. 4 robbery in Summerlin that left two people with gunshot wounds.