One person was struck multiple times Tuesday morning in a shooting at a western Las Vegas condominium complex, and police were still searching for the shooter as of Tuesday afternoon. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
One person was killed Monday morning in a three-vehicle collision that left one car wrapped around a pole in the central valley. The collision happened about 6:50 a.m. near Rainbow and Lake Mead boulevards. Police are looking for one person who ran from the scene. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
State officials admitted in interviews that they have been lax for years in forcing resorts in Las Vegas and across Nevada to comply with a law that requires the filing of casinos emergency plans.
1. 50-0. Floyd Mayweather beat Conor McGregor by knockout in the 10th round Saturday night. McGregor impressed in early round with speed and flurries of punches, but stamina won the day and Mayweather hit his stride in the eighth round. Many celebrities were seen around the arena, including LeBrown James, Mike Tyson, Steve Harvey and more. The fight didn’t start without controversy. Several anxious customers complained when the UFC website went down and customers ordering pay-per-view couldn’t finalize their purchase. Showtime said they would delay the start of the fight, and the fight began shortly after 9 p.m.
2. A fire at the Westgate was quickly extinguished Saturday. Clark County fire responded to the scene around 5:50 p.m. and the Westgate reported that the fire was out by 6:30 p.m. Officials say the fire started on an electrical room on the 12th floor.
3. Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is known for always having a martini in hand. But what does that mean for taxpayers, who are funding a security team that’s often asked to bring Goodman his favorite drink? And does Goodman’s persona violate the Convention Authority’s drug and alcohol policy?
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority hired an accounting firm Tuesday to evaluate its spending policies after a Review-Journal investigation uncovered questionable expenses. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
1. A Las Vegas police officer used a Taser on a man 7 times before using a chokehold for more than a minute Sunday before his death. According to police, officer Kenneth Lopera believed Tashi Brown was attempting to carjack someone outside of The Venetian when Lopera used a Taser on Brown 7 times, struck him and administered a chokehold before Brown became unresponsive. The driver of the truck says he didn’t feel he was being carjacked and Brown would not have faced any charges had he survived. Officer Lopera is currently on paid leave while Brown’s death is investigated.
2. Henderson police chief Patrick Moers faces an internal investigation after he sent out mailers to local businesses promoting Friends of Henderson Police Department Foundation, which Moers said was the department’s only authorized fundraising group. Henderson Mayor Debra March said she was concerned by the mailer and a spokesman with the police department says the city is reviewing its policies in regards to charitable activities.
3. UFC president Dana White and Conor McGregor have agreed on a deal to fight boxer Floyd Mayweather. White said late Wednesday that UFC and McGregor came to terms on a deal and now they must work on a deal with Mayweather’s team. Terms have yet to be released.