Derrick Valentine was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison for the rape and strangulation of 35-year-old Melodie Walker, an employee with the Metro Police Department.
A man involved in a Monday morning standoff with Las Vegas police was taken into custody more than three hours after he was pulled over, and after police blocked off businesses because the man had a gun.
A judge dismissed murder charges Saturday against former President Hosni Mubarak and acquitted his security chief over the killing of protesters during Egypt’s 2011 uprising, crushing any hope of a judicial reckoning on behalf of the hundreds victims of the revolt that toppled him.
A day after a shooting in New Jersey that left two children dead and their mother and brother in critical condition, police said on Friday it appeared to be a murder-suicide attempt gone awry.
Dina Palmer told a Clark County jury Wednesday she and her husband beat her 7-year-old son Roderick “RJ” Arrington to “drive sin” from him. He died in November 2012.
Robert Gibbs wasn’t looking to have a day named in his honor, but Clark County commissioners decided he deserved it.
Mixed martial artist War Machine, accused of brutally assaulting his former girlfriend, must stand trial on all charges, a judge ruled Friday.
Survivalist Eric Frein, charged with shooting two Pennsylvania state troopers, one of them fatally, who then eluded a 48-day manhunt by hiding in the woods told police after his capture that he ambushed the men because he “wanted to make a change” in government and “wake people up.”
The Las Vegas Police Department is testing out officers wearing body cameras as part of a year-long study.
The roar of hundreds of motorcycles kicked off the Las Vegas Veterans Day on Monday.