The officer who shot a suspect in an early Saturday string of convenience-store robberies knew the man to be armed and “very violent,” North Las Vegas police said on Friday afternoon. Police on Friday were still looking for two additional people in the case.
Nevada’s public schools ratings were released Friday, along with detailed data on student performance, discipline and staffing for the 2013-14 school year that’s used by the Nevada Department of Education to assign one to five stars to 633 campuses.
A teen was wounded in a northwest valley shooting Friday evening, Las Vegas police said. The girl, 17, was shot in the left knee as she was walking up steps.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested at Mohave High School Thursday afternoon in connection with a Sept. 5 shooting that left a woman dead.
Two Las Vegas residents claim North Las Vegas police violated their civil rights in September 2013 by fatally shooting their dogs.
Traffic in the area of Main Street and Foremaster Lane was shut down for at least two hours Friday afternoon following a vehicle-versus-bicycle accident near the intersection.
A 19-year-old man was indicted by a Clark County grand jury Friday in connection with the fatal shooting of his friend last year.
A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk show host David Letterman’s young son and nanny nine years ago has been paroled to Las Vegas, Montana prison officials said Thursday.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley