A Review-Journal investigation showed over 200,000 tickets were pleaded down to parking violations between 2017 and 2021, a policy that concerns state safety officials.
Starting in October, medical professionals will patrol with the Metropolitan Police Department seven nights a week to collect blood samples at traffic stops to combat DUI.
A rise in fatal crashes has made North Las Vegas officials keenly aware they are falling behind. Andy Navarro works long shifts in a department strained because there are not enough officers.
The Nye County district attorney has asked the state to investigate whether sheriff’s deputies should face criminal charges and whether the department withheld key evidence.
Tyler Kennedy was sentenced Tuesday for up to 20 years for each of three counts of DUI causing death in a Nye County crash involving an Idaho family. Kennedy admitted to drug use.
Switching traffic tickets to civil infractions will result in far fewer being reduced to parking violations, some officials say.
Nevada courts operate in information silos, making it difficult for police and judges to know a person’s complete driving history. An improved system is planned for 2023.
Hundreds of thousands of traffic tickets — even those for serious offenses — are reduced to parking violations, a Review-Journal investigation found. And with a siloed court system, bad drivers face little punishment.
Every month, thousands of traffic tickets — even those for serious offenses — are negotiated down to parking violations to clear overburdened dockets, a Review-Journal investigation shows.
In new bodycam audio, Tyler Kennedy tells a Nye County deputy he had to use opioids to avoid withdrawal. He was released to drive and caused a fatal crash an hour later.
Fatal crashes in the Las Vegas Valley are increasing as the statewide average is declining.
Three members of a family died in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 95 with a driver under the influence. Bodycam video shows Nye County deputies had questioned the driver who caused the crash but didn’t arrest him, a Review-Journal investigation found.
An autopsy report shows that Gary Robinson — the driver in a North Las Vegas crash that killed him and eight other people — had cocaine, alcohol and PCP in his system.
Police released about one minute of video Thursday that shows a car whizzing by southbound vehicles and smashing into several vehicles crossing on Cheyenne Avenue.