The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an officer who posted a photo of himself with a crowd outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the day of a deadly riot.
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 Las Vegas woman was sentenced for her role in a mass mailing scheme that authorities say bilked “hundreds of thousands of victims.”
Henderson police identified the suspect as 37-year-old Joshua Watkins, who was briefly hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries after the shooting.
Mortuary workers will be among the last in Tier 2 to receive the COVID-19 vaccine — after essential retail workers, emergency road personnel and others.
A surge in COVID-19 deaths has overwhelmed many of Southern Nevada’s mortuaries, which have reported concerns over capacity issues to the state’s funeral board.
The recent death of Samuel Little, the nation’s most prolific serial killer, will have little to no effect on investigative efforts by Las Vegas police in connection with a possible killing in the early 1990s.
“It’s a very good day for the state, but more importantly, it’s a very good day for all the survivors who’ve been waiting up to this point to have their rape kits tested,” said Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford.
A lawsuit claims that the Metropolitan Police Department and its union have “maliciously conspired” to intimidate rank-and-file officers who join a “rival” police union.
For patients diagnosed with leukemia or lymphoma, a bone marrow or cord blood transplant may be their only hope for a cure. Donor Cade Cridland found his match this year.
An attorney for the owners of a now-shuttered boarding school at the center of a child abuse case said they are close to reaching a plea deal with Nye County prosecutors.
“When he perished, he perished on the bike,” a fellow cyclist said of Aksoy Ahmet, 48. “He went out doing what he loved.”
All five bicyclists were Las Vegas residents and died of multiple blunt force injuries, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.
Nearly 20 bicyclists set out early Thursday from Henderson to complete a roughly 130-mile ride — just as the group has done each year for the past 15 years.
Shawn McDonnell and Kayleigh Lewis will join McDonnell’s brother, Christopher, in Clark County after the suspects were separated following their capture in rural Arizona.
Inspired by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anne Carpenter accepted a promotion that would make her the first woman to take command of the Nevada Highway Patrol.