The Las Vegas resident is the second Route 91 Harvest festival shooting survivor to die in less than a year, yet the massacre’s official death toll will remain unchanged.
Rio Lacanlale, whose work for the Review-Journal ranges from crime reports to video storytelling, joined the newspaper in October 2016. Before that, the UNLV broadcast journalism graduate contributed to newsrooms in central Italy and Washington, D.C. Rio is also a passionate traveler who enjoys living out of a backpack for months at a time.
“This was truly a heinous crime and we hope that this sentence helps with the closure process and pays respect to the memory of Ms. Liebig,” Nye County District Attorney Chris Arabia said.
The 20-year-old man accused of shooting and critically wounding Las Vegas police officer Shay Mikalonis will stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday.
A California medical examiner has ruled that the woman died from injuries she suffered in the shooting, but Las Vegas police said the official death toll isn’t changing.
At the conclusion of the preliminary hearing, a judge will decide whether there is enough evidence for the manslaughter case to go to trial.
A preliminary hearing began Tuesday afternoon in the involuntary manslaughter case against the landlord and property manager of the Alpine Motel Apartments.
Anthony Williams, 48, was arrested Saturday on charges including murder with a deadly weapon and manslaughter by killing an unborn quick child.
The first fact-finding review since the nation was thrust into protest over police brutality in May was held on Monday. The process is meant to provide transparency in fatal police shootings.
Nellis Air Force Base Master Sgt. Danielle Lynch lay in the bar parking lot unresponsive — eyes wide open — as the suspect in her assault climbed into his Cadillac and drove away, according to a newly released arrest report.
As many as several hundred organizations worldwide were affected, and the UNLV Foundation was notified on July 16.
A two-week lockdown triggered by COVID-19 at a state women’s prison in northern Las Vegas was lifted last week following widespread testing of the inmate population.
During his 20 years in the Air Force, Terrance Kelly was awarded an “achievement medal” and a “commendation medal.” He now faces a murder charge.
The political message in the desert is more than 4 miles long, according to a Reno resident who drove to the site with friends and retraced the path.
“She built her life in the military on her own,” said the victim’s father, Ron Lynch. “She is a hero.”
The SUV driver who fatally struck two 16-year-old Las Vegas girls Monday night admitted to using drugs earlier in the day, according to an arrest report.