Rebecca West, whose death was ruled a homicide by the Clark County coroner’s office, died of a gunshot wound to her head. The 52-year-old’s partner, who was found dead next to her, had not been identified by Monday morning.
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.
Manuel de Jesus Parra-Luna, 28, was shot in the head Saturday morning by his girlfriend’s husband, later identified as 41-year-old Jorge Rodriguez, who then killed himself. The woman also was wounded, but is expected to survive.
Jeffrey Robinson, 62, was shot late on Jan. 4 in the parking lot of a residential area on the 6200 block of Ilanos Lane after arguing with another man over a parking spot. The suspected shooter used a shotgun, police said.
A couple who police said were new to the Las Vegas Valley were found dead Monday morning after an apparent murder-suicide.
Celia Luna should have been in Mexico visiting her son and granddaughter by now.
Above-average temperatures and mostly sunny skies are in store for the Las Vegas Valley this weekend.
Elijah A. Watson’s arrest came almost a month after the Dec. 9 shooting on the 4100 block of Overbrook Drive, which left one man dead and another seriously wounded. He is facing first-degree murder and other charges.
A flood of crashes and several water rescues kept emergency personnel busy on Tuesday as heavy rainfall continued throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
The man accused of shooting his estranged wife at her west valley workplace before turning the gun on himself Saturday night has survived and now faces a murder charge.
A storm system moving through the Las Vegas Valley this week could end the city’s more than 100-day dry spell.
According to Las Vegas Review-Journal records, Metro investigated 171 homicides, not including the 58 deaths from the mass shooting on Oct. 1.
An arrest report states a fresh blood trail helped Las Vegas police officers identify and locate the retired linebacker as the wanted driver.