Homicide detectives were investigating the death of a child in the southeast valley on Friday night. Las Vegas police spokesman Larry Hadfield said officers were called to a home near the intersection of Harmon Avenue and Pecos Road just after 7 p.m.
Buying a .22-caliber rifle to protect her children was the “stupidest thing” Shavon Carrillo said she ever did. Early Memorial Day morning, Las Vegas police said Carrillo, 31, grabbed the rifle and pointed it at her 11-year-old son, Israel, who was in a sleeping bag. She told him, ”I love you,” and shot him once through the head, according to a Las Vegas police report.
A man is dead following a Friday morning shooting in North Las Vegas, police said. First responders were sent to a business in the 500 block of West Cheyenne Ave. about 9 a.m.
A Las Vegas man injured while trying to set a Guinness world record for jumping through tempered glass filed a federal lawsuit this week that accuses truTV of failing to properly maintain his equipment.
A federal jury has ruled against a former prisoner in a civil rights case involving a 2008 incident at the Southern Desert Correctional Center in Indian Springs.
A Florida man convicted of evading taxes on hundreds of thousands of dollars from the sale of stock in a much-scrutinized diamond company has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.
A man already serving time in state prison was indicted Friday in a Las Vegas slaying.