Maria Flores wanted out of her tumultuous three-year relationship with Manuel Mata III, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday during opening statements of his capital murder trial.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the man found dead Tuesday morning in a central valley apartment as a 33-year-old Las Vegas man.
The man who barricaded himself in a small outbuilding in his family’s North Las Vegas backyard was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Frank LaPena who spent decades in prison after being convicted of being the mastermind behind the murder of a Caesars Palace executive’s wife, was granted a pardon by the state Pardons Board on Wednesday.
Two brothers were sentenced Wednesday for their roles in storming into a Lee’s Discount Liquor store in 2016 in southwest Las Vegas and gunning down a clerk.
Glenn Harris, 58, was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on a charge of murder with use of a deadly weapon.