Rio Lacanlale, Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Tortoise abuse case heads to Nye County District Court

An animal abuse case against a Pahrump man accused of drilling a hole in a desert tortoise’s shell could go before a jury, prosecutors announced Monday. → Read More

Black Lives Matter protest growing in downtown Las Vegas — LIVESTREAM

For a second consecutive day, a Black Lives Matter protest is underway in Las Vegas following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. → Read More

Black Lives Matter angry protest remains peaceful in downtown Las Vegas — LIVESTREAMS

For a second consecutive day, a Black Lives Matter protest is underway in Las Vegas following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. → Read More

Suspect in NHP sergeant’s killing intends to use insanity defense

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. → Read More

As Nevada reopens, calls flood in from domestic violence victims

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. → Read More

Dad’s lawsuit says hospital failed to protect son killed by mom

A father claims a local psychiatric hospital failed to protect his 6-year-old son, whose mother set him on fire, when it released the woman despite her “propensity to harm” herself or others. → Read More

Some see COVID-19 outbreak as rare chance to slow down, rest

“It’s a wonderful time to spend with my kids, and to not be working and rushing so much,” said one Las Vegas resident. → Read More

Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Las Vegas

Officers took Daniel Lopez-Jauregi into custody Saturday on the 4700 block of Corsaire Avenue, about three blocks south of the shooting site, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. → Read More

Why the invisible coronavirus threat triggers hoarding behavior

“This response we’re seeing, the panicked shopping, is people trying to gain control of an unknown situation,” one psychologist said. → Read More

Drunken driver sentenced to at least 51 years for killing 3 teens

A drunken driver convicted of second-degree murder was sentenced to 51 years in prison for causing a fiery crash in 2018 that killed three Las Vegas teens. → Read More

Details revealed for Nevada caucuses’ result reporting process

The Nevada State Democratic Party revealed new details Friday about the result reporting process established for this weekend’s caucuses. → Read More

Dramatic video shows Metro rescue efforts in deadly Alpine Motel fire

Las Vegas police officers were quick to scale the side of the three-story Alpine Motel Apartments building to rescue residents escaping the deadly fire. → Read More

Las Vegas pastor charged with sex abuse left porn on computer, report says

Las Vegas police apparently discovered that the pastor sometimes left pornography up on on his church computer, which he often allowed the children to use. → Read More

Brother says woman killed by RTC bus wasn’t homeless

The Metropolitan Police Department mischaracterized a woman struck and killed by a Regional Transportation Commission bus as “transient,” her brother said Friday. → Read More

Causes of Clark County’s 2019 deaths ranged from heat to drugs

Last year, Clark County had the most deaths since at least 2001, according to the Southern Nevada Health District. → Read More

Las Vegas police still seeking driver in month-old fatal hit-and-run

A hit-and-run driver remained unidentified Thursday, nearly a month after a 32-year-old woman was struck and killed by the driver’s car just east of the Strip. → Read More

‘I can’t breathe’: 911 calls reveal chaos of Alpine apartments fire

Las Vegas Fire Department radio traffic and 911 audio recordings echo a frenzied scene described by many survivors of the deadly fire at the Alpine Motel Apartments. → Read More

2 arrested in slaying during alleged drug robbery in Henderson

A man believed to have been shot in a robbery during a drug deal a week ago in Henderson has died, and two suspects have been arrested, police said. → Read More

Coroner IDs woman killed in Las Vegas motorcycle crash

Nicole M. Corbeil, 20, was killed Thursday morning when a vehicle failed to yield to her as she headed south on Decatur Boulevard on a Harley-Davidson FXLR. → Read More

Man found dead with gunshot wound in North Las Vegas neighborhood

Just after 5 a.m. Wednesday, a 911 caller reported seeing a man “passed out” in the road on the 5600 block of Indian Springs Street. → Read More