A man was taken into custody and a woman and children were rescued after a SWAT situation Tuesday night. SWAT made entry into the home at the 4800 block of Desert Plains Road, near Tropicana Avenue and Buffalo Drive about 8:30 p.m. and rescued a woman and two children, Lt. David Gordon said
Henderson police were on scene of a hit-and-run crash east of Boulder Highway on Tuesday night. Police responded about 8:25 p.m. to the intersection of Galleria Drive and Burns Avenue, Officer Scott Williams of the Henderson Police Department said, where a woman suffered serious to critical injuries.
Police said a man was injured in a west Las Vegas Valley shooting Tuesday night. Police responded about 9:51 p.m. to 2800 S. Decatur Boulevard, near Sahara Avenue, where a man was shot, Lt. David Gordon said. A man showed up at an apartment, knocking on the door when a neighbor came out and an altercation occurred. Police said it escalated and the victim was shot several times.
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A school bus was involved in a crash near Desert Inn and Topaz roads. Police are on the scene and investigating the reason for the crash. This is a developing situation.
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Per Metro, an off-duty officer and another driver were hospitalized after this crash, both with injuries that are not life-threatening
An 18-year-old student was arrested Monday for bringing a BB gun to a Clark County high school, according to school police. Dean Lewis II was arrested on suspicion of possession of a dangerous weapon on campus at Mojave High School in North Las Vegas, school Capt. Ken Young said. BB guns are considered dangerous weapons on school grounds
An officer who shot a man in the foot in early 2017 won’t face charges, according to a report released Thursday by Clark County prosecutors. North Las Vegas Sgt. Michael Booker accidentally shot once Jan. 3, 2017, while attempting to turn on a flashlight mounted on his gun, prosecutors wrote in the report. They determined Booker didn’t commit a crime because the shooting appeared to be accidental
A man was in critical condition and a woman was injured after a rollover crash near Mt. Charleston. Authorities responded just after 5 p.m. to a Toyota that rolled over on State Route 156, ejecting the male driver. He was airlifted to University Medical Center in critical condition, Trooper Smaka said. The vehicle was driving eastbound toward U.S. 95.
North Las Vegas police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left one person dead Sunday afternoon. According to a tweet from the NLVPD, an man riding a motorcycle died from his injuries at a hospital on the 1400 block of East Lake Mead Boulevard, near Civic Center Drive
Two off-duty Nevada Highway Patrol troopers spotted a plume of smoke in the sky over the central valley. They followed the dark cloud to the Cornerstone Crossing Apartments at 6666 W. Washington Ave., where the husband and wife, later identified as troopers Joseph and Trissa DellaBella, found an apartment building engulfed in flames.
Las Vegas police released photos and surveillance video of man suspected of firing several shots into a central valley transgender-friendly bar late last week. Police were called about 5:15 a.m. Friday to The Las Vegas Lounge at 900 E. Karen Avenue, near Maryland Parkway, after someone reported a shooting.
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A suspect in a homicide case that began at Boomtown Casino west of Reno has been identified and arrested in a Northern California city, according to police. The case began on Monday, Feb. 26, when officers found a body with a gunshot wound at Boomtown. The victim was identified as 53-year-old David McMillan of Reno.
A tour bus carrying no passengers crashed into an east-valley bus stop Thursday night, hitting and killing a woman, Las Vegas police said. The bus was heading east on Desert Inn Road when it left the road about 8:05 p.m. and hit a bus stop east of the road’s intersection with Eastern Avenue, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ken Romane said. The bus hit a woman at the stop.
Firefighters doused a fire inside of an under-construction Strip property Thursday night, firefighters said. Crews found heavy smoke coming from the sixth floor of an office space inside of The Drew Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Fire Department. They found building materials in the space had caught fire.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a central valley smoke shop and used pepper spray on a clerk. On Feb. 24 a man walked into a smoke shop on the 1800 block of Tropicana Avenue, near Spencer Street, and started stealing cigarettes, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
A juvenile pedestrian was hit and killed by a Range Rover traveling through the intersection of Spring Mountain and Durango Wednesday, according to Metro Police.
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A 33-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday after North Las Vegas police said she carried a pickax onto a school campus and threatened children while they were at lunch. Police said just before noon, a resident near Tom Williams Elementary School, located at 3000 E. Tonopah Ave., called police regarding a woman who was carrying a pickax as she was climbing over the school's chain link fence. 250 children were outside at the time.
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Las Vegas police are investigating an accidental death in the central valley. A man was working on his vehicle when the jacks gave out, crushing him underneath
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Las Vegas Metro police said they are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian Tuesday morning. Officers responded to the collision just after 5 a.m. near Craig Road and Nellis Boulevard. Police said a man was crossing Craig when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle traveling westbound.
Police are investigating an apparent homicide at a hotel-casino on the west edge of Reno along Interstate 80. Police say they found an adult male dead at Boomtown about 3 miles east of the California line at about 7 a.m. Monday.
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Two people are dead after a terrible crash in the northwest valley Sunday around 4:46 p.m. Police say a white Chrysler 300 was speeding down Rainbow, near Westcliff, when the driver t-boned a black Toyota Corolla.
Fatal crash on Losee just south of Washburn involving three vehicles
Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting that took place about 5:15 a.m. Friday at a lounge in central Las Vegas. person was shot in the leg at the Las Vegas Lounge, 900 E. Karen Ave., according to Metropolitan Police Lt. Isaac Auten.
Las Vegas Metro police are investigating an early morning shooting in the central Valley that left two people injured. Officers responded to reports of a shooting at 900 East Karen Avenue, near Maryland Parkway.
A man was hospitalized early Friday morning after he accidentally shot himself in the groin at the SLS Las Vegas on the Strip. The shooting was called in just before 4 a.m. to the SLS Las Vegas, 2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, according to Metropolitan Police Lt. Isaac Auten.
A Las Vegas man was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison Thursday after he was found guilty of receiving child pornography. Frankie Allen Peraza, 39, was convicted last year on one count of receipt of child pornography, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. The department said an investigation launched by the FBI and the Metropolitan Police Department found Peraza had downloaded more than 100 photos and 100 videos of child pornography through a peer-to-peer file sharing program.
A man who brought a stolen handgun to a self-help meeting and then pointed the gun at officers last year was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison. Marcus Richard Thomas, 36, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to a count of possessing a stolen firearm. He brought a stolen 9 mm Glock handgun to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting March 31 and pointed it a Metropolitan Police Department officer, according to a plea agreement cited by the Department of Justice.
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help in solving a deadly December shooting in the east valley. Officers are interested in speaking to anybody with knowledge of who last spoke with Angel Gutierrez, 37, before he was shot about 7:50 p.m. Dec. 1 on the 4000 block of East Bonanza Road, near Lamb Boulevard.
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Authorities say a British tourist hospitalized in Las Vegas after a sightseeing helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon earlier this month has died. Three other Britons were killed in the crash. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg confirmed in a statement that 31-year-old Neil Udall died Thursday at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
Las Vegas police arrested a man who allegedly shot a security guard in December after a scuffle outside a Fremont Street nightclub. Jerome Smith, 43, was arrested Sunday in connection with the shooting. According to Smith’s arrest report, police believe he was the man who opened fire on the guard.