Attorney General candidate Adam Laxalt vowed Tuesday to push to drastically cut or eliminate a backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Nevada, including 4,385 in Las Vegas — some dating from a decade ago.
A man accused of severely beating a 3-year-old boy — fracturing a bone near his eye, causing bruising all over and even biting him — was known to be violent, Las Vegas police said Tuesday.
A 27-year-old Las Vegas father was sentenced to between 10 and 30 years in prison Tuesday in the death of his toddler son, despite a plea from the boy’s mother to keep her husband out of prison.
A woman who allegedly led authorities on a car chase in Idaho and shot her surrendering boyfriend before being shot by sheriff’s deputies pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to robbing two Las Vegas banks.
Las Vegas police say two men and a woman showed up at Domingo Alva-Gonzalez’s home with his stolen Chevrolet pickup and then swiped the rest of his belongings the day after his body was found in the Colorado River.
Federal prosecutors Tuesday moved to dismiss a second misdemeanor against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during an April speech in Las Vegas.
One person was hospitalized after being shot in the northeast valley Tuesday morning, Las Vegas police said.
The death of a 10-month-old baby of Laughlin who died in September was ruled a homicide by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Although a large number of rape kits in Las Vegas remain untested, Las Vegas police pointed out Monday that in many cases, requests are never made for testing.