A 7-year-old boy suffered a “significant injury” to his leg after a pitbull bit him Friday night, causing a neighbor to fatally shoot the dog to protect the child, according to Las Vegas police.
A 33-year-old “influential gang member” who claimed to be an informant for authorities was indicted on murder charges for fatally shooting a man Jan. 14, Clark County prosecutors said Friday.
A 20-year prison sentence was imposed Friday for a Bullhead City, Ariz., man convicted of second-degree murder in the death of his 5-week-old son.
Following a four-day trial in federal court, a jury Friday convicted Deon Frederick Smith in the September 2011 armed robbery of a U.S. Bank branch on North Durango Road.
The castle where defense lawyers Oscar Goodman and Harry Claiborne were kings, which saw a string of mobsters pass through and was the site of the infamous Ted Binion murder trial, is half torn down.
A man Las Vegas police say pretended to be an officer and forced an escort to have sex with him now faces charges of assaulting her. Mark Picozzi, 48, of Las Vegas, was arrested Thursday.
A 79 year-old Northern Nevada Correctional Center inmate died Thursday, Nevada Department of Corrections officials said.
A woman was hospitalized early Friday morning after a standoff with police, Henderson officials say.
Two North Las Vegas brothers were arrested Thursday in connection with a spree of purse and wallet snatchings that began Dec. 30, according to Las Vegas police.
A woman struck and killed Monday near the Valley View Boulevard exit on U.S. Highway 95 in Las Vegas has been identified.