A judgment call by officers who routinely patrol Interstate 15 led to the nearly three-hour shutdown of the city’s most important highway Thursday afternoon.
Only 846 of 5,231 rapes kits Las Vegas police collected from 2004 through 2013 have been examined in Metro’s laboratory, according to the Joyful Heart Foundation. That comes out to about 16 percent.
A motorcyclist is dead after a Friday afternoon collision in near Craig Road at Revere Street in North Las Vegas, according to police.
The man entered a business about 1:45 a.m. near the intersection of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane, approached employees, showed a black, semi-automatic handgun and demanded cash.
Las Vegas police said they apprehended two fugitives — including one wanted for attempted murder — Friday after they collided with a Clark County water reclamation vehicle.
Gabriel Yates, who admitted to killing a 17-year-old girl more than six years ago in Las Vegas, was sentenced to 20 to 50 years in prison Friday.
Police are asking for tips in their investigation of the death of Domingo Alva-Gonzalez, whose body was found floating in Lake Mohave on Wednesday.
Linda Cooney’s story played out in Las Vegas courts for more than three years. Her story gets another hearing Saturday in “48 Hours” on CBS in a segment titled “Mommy Dearest.”
A Las Vegas woman who prosecutors said bilked a 91-year-old man out of more than $400,000 was indicted Friday on theft and exploitation charges.
The father of a Southern California woman found dead on the far south end of the valley said Thursday that his daughter traveled to Pahrump to visit two friends.