Investigators used records from social media, a rental truck and the victim’s phone to tie a Henderson man to the death of his missing girlfriend, court documents show.
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Cheryl Beardall, 34, was last seen alive in July 2020, but her body has never been found.
A Las Vegas man linked to anti-government activist Ammon Bundy was indicted Wednesday on federal weapons charges.
A 37-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Las Vegas to second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 16-month-old son.
Prosecutors said Friday that they plan to seek capital punishment for a man charged in a three-day string of crimes that left three people dead.
A Henderson woman charged with drowning her two young children wrote that she faced “suspension or dismissal” as a Department of Family Services worker before the killings.
A Henderson mother gave authorities “excruciating detail” about how she drowned her two young children, a prosecutor said Friday after the woman was indicted.
Alonso Perez, 29, agreed to plead guilty to the murder charges and other crimes in exchange for prosecutors dropping their efforts to seek the death penalty.
Lawyers for 51-year-old Jasmin Alic allege in a lawsuit that a dentist removed almost all of his teeth and performed work on him that was meant for another patient.
Longtime Las Vegas attorney Daniel Bunin died this week while swimming off the coast of Hawaii. He was 55.
A federal jury convicted a member of the Fort McDermitt Shoshone Paiute Tribe of two counts of murder Tuesday in the slaying of two women in Indian Country.
A Las Vegas man accused of killing two people and critically injuring a third in a dispute over unpaid rent made a brief court appearance Monday.
The father of a man wanted in connection with the slaying of Lesly Palacio was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for helping hide her body.
More than 35 years after the boy vanished from a swap meet in North Las Vegas, his mother pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter on Friday.
As the third man charged in her 16-year-old son Aric’s killing was sent to prison Thursday, Karen Brill-Kelley walked out of a Las Vegas courtroom with tears in her eyes, knowing her struggle would continue.