A 39-year-old man shot by a Las Vegas police officer on Friday had abducted another man at gunpoint prior to the shooting, an official announced Monday.
Mike Shoro covers breaking news and violence during the evenings. He previously reported breaking news overnight for the Review-Journal. A University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate, and a Chicago suburbs native. Prior to joining the R-J, he worked at several news organizations in Nebraska. Father to an unruly rabbit.
Cory Iascone’s mother had all but given up hope that police would make an arrest in her son’s 2007 shooting death. Last week, Las Vegas police arrested a suspect.
A spokeswoman said Metropolitan Police Department Capt. Nick Farese, who recently was relieved of duty with pay, has returned to work in a different role.
An excessive heat warning in the Las Vegas Valley has been extended through Thursday before temperatures dip near normal over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
A man stands accused of attempted murder after another man was stabbed in the chest with a screwdriver last month in an east valley apartment complex, according to a Metropolitan Police Department arrest report.
Jarrell Washington was denied bail at a Wednesday hearing, and he has another bail hearing scheduled for Friday, according to court records.
A family of five and their two dogs were displaced from their west valley home after a fire Monday afternoon. One person was burned and a fire investigator injured an ankle.
Four people were injured Sunday afternoon in a crash in the west valley, Las Vegas police said. One of the four people hospitalized suffered life-threatening injuries.
Police want help finding a gold sedan that fled a North Las Vegas intersection Sunday morning after critically injuring a woman in a crash.
Local authorities are warning Las Vegas Valley residents of a group of people using stolen credit card information to purchase gasoline in bulk for the purpose of reselling it.
A 16-year-old boy accused of murder in a shooting last week in Henderson has been identified. Henderson Justice Court and booking records link Tahj Simeus to the homicide case.
A 32-year-old man accused of murder in his father’s shooting death was formally charged in North Las Vegas Justice Court at an arraignment hearing Wednesday morning.
A man on the run from authorities for several months was recently found in Mexico, the U.S. Marshals Service said.
A defrocked priest put out a Craigslist ad seeking “young and good looking men” to wrestle. A 25-year-old man who responded would ultimately become a murder suspect in his death.