A Clark County grand jury indicted Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell. A Las Vegas Review-Journal investigation prompted the criminal probe. The newspaper found Mitchell wrote himself thousands in checks, took out cash at ATMs and traveled on county funds. He faces four felony counts of theft and a county of public misconduct. Mitchell and his attorney could not be reached for comment.
Mark Hinueber, the Review-Journal’s former lawyer and defender of the First Amendment, died in Las Vegas on Aug. 23. Hinueber, who was 66, worked at the RJ and other newspapers for 42 years. On Saturday, his friends and family gathered for a memorial service.
Robin Leach, the longtime famed celebrity journalist and Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist, suffered a transient ischemic attack, also known as a TIA or “mini-stroke.” The incident began last Tuesday while the 76-year-old Leach was vacationing in Cabo San Lucas. Leach was taken to the St. Rose Dominican Siena ICU immediately upon his return, where he remained until Monday afternoon, when he was transferred to the hospital’s Lima Rehab Facility in Henderson. Leach said he told the medical staff Monday afternoon that he was eager to return to full-time work.
Long lines and eager customers waited outside the Apple store inside the Fashion Show Mall as the iPhone X made its debut Friday morning. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The maintenance worker caught in the initial hallway gunfire of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock said he shut off the elevators in Mandalay Bay and helped to direct police to Paddock’s room.
Members of the First African-Methodist Episcopal Church came together Sunday to celebrate life and honor the victims of last Sunday’s deadly mass shooting that killed 58 people. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A team of Review-Journal reporters were in Mesquite looking into Stephen Paddock’s past on Friday. They report on what they found during their interviews at businesses and with Mesquite officials.
Chief Medical Officer of the Las Vegas Recovery Center, Dr. Mel Pohl, sits down with the Review-Journal to describe the side effects of an anti-anxiety medication called diazepam. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Highlights from the Shadow Ridge at Cimarron-Memorial football game Thursday night. Shadow Ridge won with a score of 59-20. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)