Las Vegas Police say 30-year-old James Downing is the officer who shot and wounded a man holding a butcher knife in each hand after the man lunged toward officers.
A New Mexico middle school teacher is facing charges that allege he threatened a student with a knife for talking during a pop quiz, police said Monday.
Prosecutors say police were justified in shooting a man who they say entered a stranger’s Las Vegas home last summer and then ran toward police with a knife and hammer.
Las Vegas police shot and killed a woman overnight after investigators say she broke into a room at a short-term apartment and attacked another woman with a knife.
Police say a man accused of stabbing four people near the Las Vegas Strip is in custody.
Authorities on Tuesday released nearly 600 photos that investigators took in the aftermath of the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others.
Las Vegas police are searching for leads in what they call a murder-suicide involving a woman and her two children.
A 20-year-old woman is facing a felony attempted murder charge in the stabbing of her boyfriend’s mother in Las Vegas.
A knife-wielding man who was shot and killed by police Friday after grabbing a woman on a Las Vegas sidewalk was distraught about being evicted from a nearby apartment, police said.
The Clark County coroner’s office says a man killed by Las Vegas police after a domestic disturbance call to 911 died from a penetrating gunshot wound to the chest.