Giovanni Ruiz was arrested four days after 19-year-old UNLV student Paula Davis was found shot to death inside her family’s van. Defense attorney Gabriel Grasso had filed a motion to prohibit police officers from speaking to the media about the case. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Chuck Chaiyakul,accused of killing a woman and putting her body in a 55-gallon drum, appears in court on Friday. Sept. 6, 2019. (Angus Kelly/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clinton Taylor, the man accused of bludgeoning a woman he did not know with a sledgehammer while she was doing her laundry, appeared in court Wednesday. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Metropolitan Police Department homicide Lt. Ray Spencer talks to the media about a woman who was attacked and killed by a man using a sledgehammer, early Thursday morning, Aug. 29, 2019 (Sabrina Schnur/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Closing statements began today for Jaiden Caruso and Kody Harlan charged in the death of 17-year-old Matthew Minkler. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas homicide detectives are investigating after two people were found dead in a home Friday night in the far northwest valley.
Las Vegas police have released surveillance footage of two persons of interest in a fatal shooting at Desert Shores Villas. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)
Officers were called about 8 a.m. to a shopping center at 6475 N. Decatur Blvd., according to Metropolitan Police Department dispatch records. An employee at one of the businesses was coming into work when she saw a man lying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds and called 911, Metro homicide Lt. Ray Spencer said.
Alan Sylwester, the man suspected of killing his wife, was denied bail again Wednesday morning during his preliminary hearing in Henderson.
Las Vegas police arrested 25-year-old Cadesha Bishop on May 6, after she allegedly pushed Serge Fournier, 74, off of a parked bus near Fremont Street and 13th Street about 4:50 p.m. March 21.(Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)