Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas police officials said officers will educate the public on the benefits of wearing facial coverings.
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.
An animal abuse case against a Pahrump man accused of drilling a hole in a desert tortoise’s shell could go before a jury, the Nye County district attorney’s office announced Monday.
“There’s no question he hasn’t had any treatment or medication since a week before he was arrested,” defense attorney Kirsty Pickering said.
Las Vegas police officer Shay Mikalonis was handcuffing a protester near Circus Circus. Edgar Samaniego was checked into a nearby motel. Several miles away, protester Jorge Gomez ran from a swarm of officers.
A man suspected of shooting a Las Vegas police officer during a Black Lives Matter protest is identified in jail and court records as 20-year-old Edgar Samaniego.
For a second consecutive day, a peaceful Las Vegas demonstration to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned confrontational and chaotic.
A long-haul truck driver from Las Vegas documented his life on the road for more than three months as he transported essential goods during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nevada law enforcement leaders on Thursday distanced their agencies from the actions of a Minneapolis police officer involved in the death of an unarmed black man.
The award from Nevada Women’s Philanthropy comes at a time when calls to SafeNest’s 24-hour domestic violence hotline have skyrocketed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
John Dabritz, 66, faces the possibility of a death sentence if convicted in the killing of Sgt. Ben Jenkins, who was shot multiple times March 27.
“The reality is that there are people that are going to try and take advantage of the crisis,” said Aaron Rouse, special agent in charge of the Las Vegas field office.
“The main resource we really need right now is the human kind — volunteers,” said Daniele Staple, executive director of the Rape Crisis Center.
The new charges add to a list of growing allegations against the suspect that have surfaced since the March 27 shooting of Sgt. Ben Jenkins.
During the first week of Nevada’s initial emergence from the coronavirus-triggered shutdown, the state’s largest charity devoted to ending domestic violence experienced an explosion of calls to its hotline.
At least two of the three suspects have known each other since 2014 when they were arrested by Las Vegas police.