A nursing assistant was arrested in late May after police said he was accused of sexually assaulting two patients at a Las Vegas rehabilitation center.
Alexis Ford covers crime for the Review-Journal. Prior to joining the team in August 2019, she covered Congress for the Arizona Republic and worked on a national investigation into the climate of Hate in America for News21. Ford is a native of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and a graduate of Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication.
Ford previously wrote for the Review-Journal under the name Alexis Egeland. Click here to see stories that appeared under that byline.
The Las Vegas Fire Department received reports of an explosion behind Main Street Station, near North Main Street and Bonanza Road, at 9:42 p.m., a spokesman said.
Las Vegas police announced that the body of a boy found May 28 near Mountain Springs has been identified as a 7-year-old reported missing from the San Jose area.
Rangers recovered the body of a 26-year-old woman in Zion National Park on Sunday evening, according to the National Park Service.
More than 20 people were displaced after a fire tore through a central Las Vegas apartment building Sunday afternoon.
Maj. Sarah Spy has wanted to be a pilot since she was a little girl. Now, at 37, she has become the first female flight instructor pilot for the Nevada Air National Guard.
A spokeswoman for the Nevada Department of Wildlife said the issue of rogue mountain lions stems from drought conditions in the valley.
Las Vegas this week is expected to break 100 degrees for the first time this year, prompting an excessive heat watch by midweek.
A 23-year-old Arizona man was killed in a rollover crash near Boulder City early Sunday.
Police are searching for a suspect after a 73-year-old man was attacked outside a downtown Las Vegas convenience store on May 16.
A tumultuous mayoral campaign sparked growing tensions in Mesquite, leading to city officials being forced out of office and a local news website ceasing publication.
A man who exchanged gunfire with a Las Vegas officer Saturday had been intoxicated and hallucinating after days of drinking, his wife told police.
With just one week remaining in Nevada’s biennial lawmaking session, advocates say progress on reaching promised goals of police reform has been minimal at best.