The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix is scheduled to release a report Monday on an internal probe into why hundreds of sex-crime cases were either inadequately investigated or not looked into at all during a three-year period ending in 2007.
Los Angeles County prosecutors say they’ve charged a U.S. postal worker with child cruelty after he allegedly choked an 11-year-old girl who laughed at him at a park.
State prison officials say investigations are under way into the deaths of two inmates at separate Nevada prisons over the weekend.
A billionaire business owner who died along with four others in a 2010 helicopter crash allowed his 5-year-old daughter to sit on his lap in the co-pilot’s seat where she apparently kicked the flight controls and caused the accident, according to federal investigators.
Authorities are investigating after the body of a 54-year-old man washed ashore on the Arizona side of Lake Mead across from Sentinel Island.
Police have arrested a man they believe killed a person who was sleeping in his car outside a North Las Vegas strip club.
Law enforcement officials now suspect it was the third time in a matter of hours the teens — two girls and a boy — had tried to kill the mother, possibly because she was strict with a curfew and critical of the girl’s friends.
Authorities say the bodies of two adults have been found at the scene of a Reno-area house fire, and their suspicious deaths are under investigation.
Las Vegas police are questioning a man found covered in blood at a home where a 9-year-old boy told school officials his mother and sister were dead.
It could take several weeks before authorities in Las Vegas know why an 8-year-old Little League player collapsed and died while preparing for a game at a baseball park.