Las Vegas saw the highest total in the U.S. of rescued child sex trafficking victims during an FBI-led nationwide sweep in July known as Operation Independence Day.
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.
A North Las Vegas high school teacher was buying marijuana for a special needs teenager and had taken her on at least one trip out of state without her mother’s consent, according to his arrest report.
The married owners of a now-shuttered boarding school in Amargosa Valley were formally charged Tuesday with 45 counts each of child abuse or neglect.
A 15-year-old murder suspect is expected to be charged as an adult in connection with a robbery-related shooting in February, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned.
The Circus Circus Adventuredome rollercoaster that was shut down in March after a double amputee fell from the ride has reopened after a lengthy inspection and worker retraining.
A bullet fired through the back window of a pickup struck a 28-year-old man in the head as his father drove away from the tow yard last week, according to an arrest report.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified a 28-year-old motorcyclist killed early Friday in a crash east of the Arts District of downtown Las Vegas.
Two men found dead with gunshot wounds Friday night in a northwest Las Vegas home died in a double homicide, the Clark County coroner’s office said on Monday.
A Circus Circus maintenance worker was arrested in July after a hotel guest accused him of raping her while he was on the clock.
A man who police have said was speeding over 100 mph when he crashed into a vehicle in Boulder City, killing a Las Vegas man, is facing a second-degree murder charge.
A motorcyclist was killed early Friday in a crash east of the Arts District in downtown Las Vegas.
The 17-year old says she was groped and then assaulted by a loss-prevention specialist at an Albertsons store in east Las Vegas.
Las Vegas police had sought the public’s help to find a 31-year-old man with a “significantly reduced mental capacity.”
Las Vegas police have released photos of a man who is the last person known to have spoken with a 24-year-old woman who has been missing since late May.
A woman who died Monday morning following a domestic disturbance inside an eastern valley apartment was a 43-year-old Las Vegas resident, the Clark County coroner says.