With Nevada just months from its first legal sales of medical marijuana, there are still many questions about how the system will work, elected officials and lawyers said during a public forum Thursday night.
Markiece Palmer beat the boy until he squirmed and dropped to the floor. As 7-year-old Roderick “RJ” Arrington rose with fists clenched, he lunged at the man who prosecutors said had been abusing him for more than two months. Palmer grabbed the shoulders of his stepson and started to shake him.
An 18-year-old California man has been returned to Nevada to face charges in the July killing of a Reno teenager.
A man was arrested Thursday in connection with Tuesday’s fatal shooting of 18-year-old Roland Pleasant, according to North Las Vegas police.
Astrid Silva, a local immigration activist, was singled out Thursday by President Barack Obama who told her story during a televised speech to illustrate the predicament faced by children of undocumented immigrants. Silva, a DREAMer, said her story is not unique.
A woman injured during a two-vehicle crash a week ago in Henderson died Wednesday from her injuries, a city spokeswoman said.
In addition to local airport, police and fire personnel on high alert for Friday’s presidential arrival in Las Vegas, staff at University Medical Center will be keenly aware of the visit because the hospital is designated as the facility for treating Barack Obama if he requires medical care during his stay in Southern Nevada.
President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans.
Two separate overnight shootings that sent one to the hospital were being investigated by Las Vegas police, the department said on Thursday.
A man connected to a shooting that left a teenager dead in May was arrested on Wednesday, according to Las Vegas police and booking records.