The September death of a 1-year-old Las Vegas boy who had a history of being abused has been ruled a homicide by the Clark County coroner.
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.
Police say the 34-year-old died at a local hospital after being hit shortly after 9 a.m. at the intersection of West Gowan Road and North Martin Luther King Boulevard.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified one of the two men who died Tuesday in an apparent murder-suicide in eastern Las Vegas. He was 54-year-old Adel Amado Alvares-Mesa.
At least one person was hospitalized Friday morning after a collision near a central Las Vegas Valley elementary school.
On Tuesday afternoon outside the Nevada Highway Patrol’s southern command office, two married troopers had a reunion with the family they rescued during a fire.
An autopsy performed on the body of a malnourished infant last week revealed that he weighed more on the day he was born than when he died, according to Las Vegas police records.
Warm weather is returning to the Las Vegas Valley this week, according to the National Weather Service.
A woman was hospitalized Monday afternoon after a domestic-related shooting in a west Las Vegas Valley apartment.
Endah Sesanti Oetomo, 42, was struck by an empty tour bus late Thursday as she sat by herself at the bus stop on Desert Inn Road east of the intersection with Eastern Avenue, police said.
The chief executive officer of Papillon Airways, a helicopter tour company whose aircraft was involved in a deadly crash last month, said allegations in a wrongful death lawsuit filed Friday are premature and misguided.
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Sunday in North Las Vegas, police said. The crash happened east of Las Vegas Boulevard North on the 1400 block of Lake Mead Boulevard, near North Vista Hospital, police said.