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Metro examines video of chicken abuse at east-valley house

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017|5:30 p.m.

City Authorities stated they are checking out an internet video that was posted Sunday of a male violently killing a chicken by swinging it by its neck at a houseparty.

The occurrence apparently occurred at an east-valley residence, and cops stated the animal ruthlessness department is looking into the video, which had 1,700 Facebook views as of 4 p.m. Monday.

According to Nevada animal cruelty laws, “it is illegal to torture or unjustifiably impair, mutilate or eliminate any feline or any canine or any animal kept for friendship or satisfaction, whether belonging to the individual or to another. With regard to all animals consisting of pets, it is a criminal offense in Nevada either to overdrive, overload, abuse, cruelly beat or unjustifiably injure, incapacitate, mutilate or kill an animal, whether coming from the defendant or to another.”

The law also specifies that if the act is devoted willfully and maliciously, it is a classification D felony bring one to 4 years in prison and as much as $5,000 in fines.

Metro examines deadly crash in NW Las Vegas

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July 8, 2017.( Kurt Rempe/FOX5 ). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Las Vegas authorities are examining a traffic collision that left an elderly lady dead in the northwest part of town Saturday morning. Officers reacted to a reported traffic mishap at the crossway of Craig Roadway and Tenaya Method at 11:40 a.m.

The crash included a Chrysler 300 and a Toyota Prius. The 84-year-old unrestrained female victim was caught inside the Prius after the accident.

Metro stated emergency situation crews were able to eliminate the victim from the vehicle but she was later noticable deceased by medical workers.

Inning accordance with a release, the Toyota was taking a trip east on Craig Roadway when the Chrysler made a left turn from westbound Craig Roadway onto Tenaya in front of the Prius.

The cars collided triggering the lethal crash that also left the motorist of the Prius with injuries. He was identified as 85-year-old Alexander Alvin. Alvin was carried to UMC Trauma for further treatment.

The motorist of the Chrysler, 47-year-old Keith Banks, remained on the scene and did not show indications of problems, stated authorities.

The Clark County Coroner will release the identity of the departed once family is alerted.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this story when more info appears.

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NLVPD examines occurrence at Cheyenne High School

North Las Vegas police seen at Cheyenne High School on April 19, 2017. (Luis Marquez/FOX5)North Las Vegas cops seen at Cheyenne High School on April 19, 2017. (Luis Marquez/FOX5) North Las Vegas police seen at Cheyenne High School on April 19, 2017.

( Luis Marquez/FOX5). NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV( FOX5 )-. A North Las Vegas police existence was reported early Wednesday morning at Cheyenne High School. Officers were seen surrounding the school and blocking traffic at the school, situated at 3200 West Alexander Roadway, at about 6 a.m.

Police said a janitor found a broken window at the school and detectives were then called to search the school.

A vending maker had actually been burglarized on school grounds, inning accordance with the North Las Vegas Police Department, however found nothing further once inside the high school.

Witnesses initially informed FOX5 that the original call may have been associated with a break-in scenario.

Students were enabled into school a brief time later after the original call to authorities.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this story.

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City examines park death as homicide

Las Vegas police think a male whose body was discovered Saturday morning at a main valley park passed away in a homicide, Metro revealed Monday.

Policemans were called about 9:20 a.m. Saturday to Doolittle Park, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd., near Concord Street, to assist Las Vegas city marshals with a dead body.

Medical responders found the body with “noticeable injuries,” authorities composed in a release Monday.

City’s homicide examination suggested the guy was perhaps associated with a fight early Saturday morning. As of Monday, no suspects remained in custody and the intention for the male’s death was unidentified, cops composed in the release.

This is the 94th homicide in Metro’s jurisdiction this year, the release said.

The guy will certainly be identified by the Clark County coroner’s workplace after his household has actually been informed.

Anybody with info must call Metro’s homicide section at 702-828-3521 or email homicide@lvmpd.com!.?.!. To continue to be anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or see www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact Kimber Laux at klaux@reviewjournal.com!.?.! or 702-383-0381. Discover her on Twitter: @lauxkimber

Metro examines toddler'' s death

City is investigating the death of a toddler in the southeast valley that was reported Saturday morning.

Cops were called about 11:30 a.m. to the 6300 block of Stone Highway, near the Russell Road crossway, where they discovered the dead 1 years of age, Metro Lt. Jeff Goodwin stated.

The abuse and neglect unit will investigate the death, Goodwin stated.

More details were not instantly readily available.

The Clark County coroner’s office will certainly identify the young child and identify the cause of death.

This is an establishing story. Inspect back for updates.

Contact Ricardo Torres at rtorres@reviewjournal.com!.?.! and 702-383-0381. Discover him on Twitter: @rickytwrites

Church shooting site to re-open; FBI examines manifesto

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Mourners Cynthia Wright-Murphy, right, hugs her sister Carolyn Wright-Porcher, right, outside the Emanuel AME Church, Saturday, June 20, 2015 in Charleston, S.C. A steady stream of people brought flowers and notes and shared somber ideas at a growing memorial in front of the church.

Saturday, June 20, 2015|3:17 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C.– Parishioners were let into the bullet-scarred Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church on Saturday, getting a first-hand peek of the room where 9 people from their congregation were slain.

Around that same time, the FBI stated it was investigating a manifesto purportedly written by the thought shooter, 21-year-old Dylan Roof.

The website linked to Roofing contained images of him holding a burning American flag and standing on one. In other images, he was holding a Confederate flag, considered a dissentious sign by civil rights leaders and others.

The hate-filled 2,500-word essay discuss white supremacy and the author states “the event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case.”

Martin was an unarmed black teen who was fatally shot in Florida in 2012 by community watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Martin was walking house, entered a conflict with Zimmerman and was shot.

District attorneys implicated Zimmerman of profiling Martin, however he was acquitted of murder. The manifesto said “it was evident that Zimmerman was in the right” which the case led him to browse “black on White criminal activity” on the Internet.

“I have never ever been the same because that day,” it stated.

It’s unclear if Roofing system composed it but the tirades are in line with exactly what he has told good friends and exactly what he stated before supposedly opening fire inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church Wednesday night.

Cleaning crews worked at the church Saturday and church members revealed they will certainly hold a Sunday service. Harold Washington, 75, was with the small group that saw the lower-level space where the victims were shot.

“They did an excellent task cleaning it up, there were a few bullet holes around but exactly what they did, they cut them out so you do not see the real holes,” he said.

He stated he anticipated an emotional service Sunday, and a large turnout.

“We’re gon na have actually individuals come by that we’ve never ever seen before and will most likely never ever see again, which’s OKAY,” he stated. “It’s a church of the Lord– you do not turn nobody down.”

The church had that same welcoming nature when Roofing walked into their Bible research, Felecia Sanders, who endured the shooting, said at Roofing’s bail hearing Friday. She lost her child Tywanza in the attack.

Two federal police authorities near the investigation stated the FBI understands the site linked to Roofing system and is examining it. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity due to the fact that they were not authorized to speak publicly on the case.

Internet windows registry records show that the web site was produced on Feb. 9 through a Russian computer registry service with the owner’s individual details concealed. A guy who answered the phone at the Moscow-based company would not state who the website’s owner was.

Roof is being held in jail, facing 9 counts of murder and a weapons charge.

An authorities affidavit launched Friday implicated Roof of shooting all nine multiple times, and making a “racially inflammatory statement” as he towered above an unknown survivor.

Roofing system had actually whined while getting drunk on vodka just recently that “blacks were taking control of the world” which “somebody had to throw down the gauntlet for the white race,” according to Joey Meek, who tipped off the FBI when he saw his buddy on surveillance images.

In Charleston, the despair was so palpable 3 days after the shooting that a household re-routed its trip home from the beach and a bride disrupted her wedding to pay their respects.

“It’s been a weird sensation, trying to have an event this weekend. However the whole city has actually been so supportive and such a show of grace,” stated Kathryn Cole, 27, who lives two blocks far from the church and is set to state her weddings Saturday night. “Life is carrying on. We aren’t letting this change our daily lives.”

Derrick Jones was vacationing on Hilton Head Island when he decided to drive an hour out of his method the home of Greenville. He stopped at the church with his better half and three kids.

“They have actually been asking concerns all day considering that this has happened,” Jones stated. “And I do not actually have all the answers. I try to describe it the best way I can.”

Greenville residents Stacey and Kenneth Penland arrived in Charleston for trip Friday. During their first full day in the city, they came to the church with their kids, 6-year-old Luke and 3-year-old Logan.

“We have actually been at the beach, then the marketplace, and of course we stopped by right here,” stated Kenneth Penland.

Factors include Seanna Adcox, Phillip Lucas, Meg Kinnard and David Goldman.