A Las Vegas-based rock climber scaled the exterior of the Aria on Tuesday in protest of the state’s latest COVID-19 mask mandates for indoor public areas.
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.
Jessica DuPreez, the fiancee of Henderson casino manager “Big Mike” Freedy, now urges everyone to get vaccinated.
“I think it demonstrates as much as anything does that their heart is where it ought to be as we work on this,” Clark County Commissioner Jim Gibson said of MGM Resorts International.
A number of surveys will be conducted to help narrow the public’s priorities for a permanent memorial honoring victims and survivors of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting.
In exchange for John Dabritz’s plea of “guilty but mentally ill,” White Pine County prosecutors have pulled capital punishment off the table.
The deal protects the defendants from prison time and reduced a long list of felony counts to a handful of charges typically reserved for minor crimes.
Members of George Floyd’s family joined attorneys Thursday in Las Vegas as they announced a lawsuit against police officers involved in the 2019 death of Byron Williams.
At least five former Topgolf Las Vegas kitchen employees have come forward with accusations that the sous chef sexually harassed or abused them.
“This is an interesting walk down memory lane that I think I denied myself for a long time,” said the former agent, who led the FBI’s Las Vegas office in 2001.
Amelia Claypool’s boyfriend skirted a trial — and a murder conviction — when he accepted a plea deal in 2019. Now, her parents are demanding “a trial by jury” in a civil case.
The report was compiled from all misconduct allegations made in 2018 and 2019 against the Metropolitan Police Department’s rank-and-file officers and civilian employees.
A year ago on Tuesday, Jorge Gomez was shot and killed by Las Vegas police while armed with multiple guns during a Black Lives Matter demonstration. He was 25.
The former maintenance worker, who was terminated after his arrest in July 2019, faced the possibility of life in prison had he been convicted of sexual assault.
A study showed that up to 40 percent of domestic violence victims stayed in abusive situations rather than leave their pets behind, yet only 17 percent of U.S. shelters allow pets.
The armed protester was shot and killed last year on the third straight night of major demonstrations in Las Vegas prompted by the May 2020 murder of George Floyd.