Everyone is susceptible to crime, but a safety event slated for May 24 serves to remind the public that criminals often consider senior citizens easier targets.
Lois Bolden lives in the heart of the Historic Westside, near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Washington Avenue. The area was forced into existence because of segregation, a time in the mid-20th century when black men and women couldn’t visit the Strip or live anywhere near it.
April is sexual assault awareness month. Here in Las Vegas, 718 people were seen at University Medical Center for sexual assault exams last year alone.
Even if the weather is nice, hikers should be ready for the worst — like having to wait overnight for rescue.
As a crime reporter, readers sometimes ask me for advice on where to live. I’d never recommend one place or write off another. But I often point out resources to help readers make their own decisions.
“If it doesn’t look right, or if the situation makes you nervous, trust your instincts,” Las Vegas police spokesman Larry Hadfield said this week.
The most tense moments in any relationship often come at the end. And while not all breakups end in violence or death, many do.
The area of the Clark County Detention Center that houses juveniles has a 32-cell capacity. It is often near-full, though the total count fluctuates month to month.
During a public educational meeting on pot recently hosted by Las Vegas police, residents mainly wondered: If there are no dispensaries, where does one get weed?
RJ crime reporter Rachel Crosby rode along with a trooper on New Year’s Eve, the busiest night of the year for the Nevada Highway Patrol.