The Las Vegas police officer who shot at a fleeing suspect Wednesday has been identified. Police said Officer Ricardo Rodriguez, 30, fired his weapon at a suspect and missed.
Keith Buck silently stared at the piece of paper in his hands. It had stars and stripes. It had his name. It mentioned courage and patriotism.
Sgt. 1st Class Manu Tufuga earned his U.S. citizenship long ago but finally became an American on Friday during a special Veterans Day naturalization ceremony on the flight line at Nellis Air Force Base.
Thousands lined Fourth Street in downtown Las Vegas on Friday to honor the nation’s military veterans in the Veterans Day parade. The parade was the last for a Pearl Harbor survivors group.
Today in recognition of Veterans Day, two World War II veterans and a Vietnam War vet share their combat experiences and offer their thoughts on what the national holiday means to them.
It began as a small protest with an emphasis on ending corporate greed and influence in politics. But the Occupy Las Vegas movement seems to have lost focus as it has grown, with its message plagued by squabbling among protesters that caused the group to split up.
VETERANS DAY, THURSDAY, NOV. 11, 2011
Pets and their homeless owners lined up early Wednesdy for free vaccinations at
Project Homeless Connect. The annual event brought together dozens of agencies that help the homeless in search of jobs, housing, free food and clothing, haircuts, dental screenings, legal help and other services. Since 2006, their pets have gotten free vaccinations and medications.
A Las Vegas police officer is being treated for what appears to be minor injuries after a vehicle crashed into his patrol car Wednesday afternoon.