The 25-year-old man killed in a west valley shooting Wednesday night has been identified. He was Martell Williams, 25, of Las Vegas, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.
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The body was found about 3:50 p.m. near East Lake Mead Boulevard and Pabco Road, Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Larry Hadfield said.
Las Vegas police said the man was shot, during what was likely a drug deal, about 6:10 p.m. at The Enclaves, 8455 W. Sahara Ave., near South Durango Drive.
Community leaders and officers came together at a Tuesday night dinner to strengthen the relationship between Las Vegas Valley Asian-American residents and law enforcement.
Las Vegas police are investigating a crash that killed two people and tore a car in half Tuesday night in the east valley.
A man authorities think killed his wife asked officers to shoot him before they opened fire, the Metropolitan Police Department announced Tuesday.
Las Vegas police said the 42-year-old man was working on a Dodge Ram pickup truck outside his mobile home on the 1200 block of Lamb Boulevard when someone came up and shot him several times at close range.
An inmate who escaped from a minimum-security conservation camp last week was captured Saturday morning in Summerlin, according to a department of corrections spokeswoman.
No serious injuries were reported after an Royal Australian Air Force aircraft aborted its takeoff and caught fire Saturday morning at Nellis Air Force Base, officials said.
Las Vegas police are investigating the second officer-involved shooting of 2018 — an incident near the Stratosphere that unfolded less than 24 hours after the first.
After waiting more than two decades for an arrest in her older sister’s killing, Marie Ann Iverson Coker’s first instinct was to look up the suspect’s social media accounts. “I have waited almost 21 years. I needed to see the last person she saw,” Coker said.
U.S. marshals arrested a Las Vegas man in Chicago in connection with the death of his 10-month-old child, the Metropolitan Police Department announced Friday.
A former Metropolitan Police Department officer previously convicted of abusing his badge for sex admitted involvement in a 1997 sexual encounter and shooting that left a woman dead, according to court documents obtained Friday.
Police arrested a 39-year-old man suspected of robbing a North Las Vegas casino cage Thursday afternoon, officials said.
Las Vegas police said Floyd Mayweather Sr. dragged a woman by the leg from the backseat of his car and punched her after a boxing match on the Strip, according to court documents obtained Thursday.