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Police: Argument over prescription pills ends with fatal stabbing

Tuesday, March 20, 2018|4:04 p.m.

. A couple’s continuous argument over prescription pills led a male to fatally stab his girlfriend and then attempt to kill himself, according to a City Police arrest report.

John Vannucci, 62, told detectives, “I lost my mind. She was evil,” inning accordance with the report. He was reserved on a count of murder.

Metro went to a house in the 1900 block of Cameron, near Decatur and Oakey boulevards, about 8:40 p.m. Friday after a neighbor reported that she couldn’t contact the victim, who was her friend, according to authorities.

Officers found Vannucci in your house with the female, who had been stabbed several times and wrapped in a comforter in the dining-room, police said.

Vannucci informed detectives he and his sweetheart, Julie Ray, had been combating since she took 120 of his prescription pain medication, which would make her “insane,” the report said.

“Vannucci was unable to offer a timeline, however specified there was an argument and he was tired of Ray talking down to him and complaining,” an officer composed. That’s when, inning accordance with Vannucci, he “lost his mind” and got 2 knives, stabbing Ray to death, cops stated.

After the attack, Vannucci took “a great deal of his medication tablets” due to the fact that “he wanted to pass away, too, due to the fact that he had hurt somebody,” he told detectives, inning accordance with the report.

Vannucci was taken to University Medical Center and consequently reserved at the Clark County Detention Center, police said. He was being held on a $250,000 bail.

He’s next scheduled to appear in court April 3, jail logs show.

2 arrested in fatal shooting inside SUV caught on video

Friday, March 16, 2018|6:45 p.m.

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Two males have been apprehended in the deadly shooting of a man whose death was captured on video at an east valley apartment or condo last month, according to Metro Cops scheduling logs.

Matthew Johnson, 21, and Brandon Webb, 20, on Thursday were jailed on murder and robbery counts, prison logs show.

They’re implicated in the Feb. 19 slaying of Yaphette Johnson, a 24-year-old who was shot as he beinged in an older model Ford Expedition in 4600 block of Vegas Valley Drive, near Boulder Highway, police stated.

Officers found his body about 9:45 a.m. that day, about three hours after the shooting, cops said.

Monitoring images recorded the victim appearing at the complex about 10 minutes before a gunman is seen approaching the automobile and opening fire, authorities stated. It wasn’t instantly clear who police allege shot.

Further information on the arrests were not right away available.

Matthew Johnson and Webb are being held without bail at the Clark County Detention Center.

Motorcyclist recognized in fatal North Las Vegas crash

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/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/16240754_G.jpg” width=” 180″/ > LAS VEGAS( FOX5)- Authorities determined a male eliminated in a bike crash in North Las Vegas Sunday.

The single-vehicle crash happened prior to 12 twelve noon in the 1400 block of East Lake Mead Boulevard, near Civic Center Drive, according to North Las Vegas Authorities.

The driver, recognized as 25-year-old Victor Handbook Rivas, Jr. of North Las Vegas, died from his injuries at a hospital.

#Breaking the NLVPD is working a single vehicle (motorbike) deadly accident in the 1400 block of east Lake Mead. Unknown age male pronounced deceased at health center. Please prevent the area as east lake mead is shut down in both directions from Bruce to McDaniel. PIO Enroute

— NLVPD (@NLVPD) March 4, 2018 Lake Mead was shutdown in both directions from McDaniels to Bruce Streets.

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Cops jail man in connection with fatal shooting in Las Vegas desert

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in the desert Monday night. Cops reacted to the shooting about 10:30 p.m. on Monday at the intersection of East Lake Mead Boulevard and East Pabco Roadway and discovered a male dead from a gunshot wound.

Police said the victim was shooting guns in the desert with two friends and had apparently been consuming prior to he was shot.

Andy Soto, 19, was arrested and scheduled for open murder.

The identity of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be launched by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with any info about this event is prompted to call the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by e-mail at [email protected] To stay confidential, contact Criminal activity Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the web at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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Impairment believed in fatal North Las Vegas crash

NLVPD investigate a fatal crash on Losee near Washburn Road (NLVPD / FOX5).
 NLVPD examine a fatal crash on Losee near Washburn Roadway (NLVPD/ FOX5).

NLVPD examine a fatal crash on Losee near Washburn Road( NLVPD/ FOX5). NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV( FOX5)- North Las Vegas cops are investigating a multiple-vehicle crash that left a single person dead Saturday night. Officers reacted to reports of a crash around 10 p.m. on Losee and Washburn roads, near Ann Roadway. A total of three lorries were associated with the crash. Authorities said a 65-year-old driver of an SUV passed away from the injuries he got in the accident.

#Breaking The NLVPD is working a deadly crash on Losee simply south of Washburn involving three lorries. Please prevent the location as Losee is shut down. PIO ENROUTE.


February 25, 2018 According to the initial investigation, the 65-year-old man was driving northbound on Losee Road approaching Washburn Roadway when his car was struck by a sedan that was traveling at a high rate of speed in the very same direction. Cops stated the chauffeur of the sedan lost control and crossed over the taking a trip lane.

Both vehicles ran the road east of Losee. The guy and the chauffeur of the sedan were transferred to a nearby hospital where the victim later on died, cops said.

The chauffeur of the sedan was noted in severe condition since Sunday afternoon, cops said. Officers think that speed and impairment triggered the fatal crash.

A 3rd cars and truck was struck during the crash however the occupant( s) did not sustain any injuries.

Northbound Losee Road was briefly closed.

The Coroner’s office will launch the identity, and cause and manner of death, of the decedent after official notification to near relative has actually been made.

This is the 7th car fatality in North Las Vegas in 2018.

Stay with FOX5 for updates.

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New Henderson deputy cops chief was examined over fatal shooting


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enforcement veteran from Texas as the Authorities Department’s second in command

, entrusted with overseeing field operations, city authorities revealed Friday. Thedrick Andres– a recently retired lieutenant with the Arlington Police Department– in 2014 fatally shot a guy outside a Duncanville, Texas, restaurant while he was a sergeant in an off-duty capacity, inning accordance with the Dallas Morning News and civil claim files. Andres preserved he acted in self-defense. Andres was cleared by a Dallas County criminal investigation involving a grand jury the following year, and an internal

investigation by Arlington cops figured out that he did not break the law or department policy, the newspaper reported. A civil lawsuit filed by the decedent’s family in 2016 was dismissed in 2015, said Henderson authorities

, who on Friday night revealed full support of the hire. Inbound Deputy Chief Andres will start Monday.”Andres started his profession as a corrections officer in 1990 and as a law enforcement officer in 1996, and he will bring more than 25 years of solid police experience to his new role at the Henderson Police Department, “Chief LaTesha Watson said in a press release. Watson, who was appointed cops chief last year and also came from Arlington, said she worked closely with Andres in East Texas.

“I have actually seen firsthand his strong leadership skills and deep dedication to public security, and I am positive he will be a remarkable addition

to my command team,”Watson said. In a declaration, Andres stated he was honored to be chosen.”I eagerly anticipate dealing with the outstanding males and females of the Henderson Cops Department and

using my extensive police experience to develop on the successes that have made our neighborhood such a safe location to call home,” he stated. About concerns surrounding Andres’ past, Communications and Intergovernmental Relations Supervisor David Cherry said the following in an email statement:”Chief Watson and City of Henderson authorities are all fully conscious that(Andres) had been in an officer-involved shooting during a fight where he believed his life was being threatened.””The brand-new deputy chief starts his task with the complete confidence of Chief Watson who operated at the Arlington Cops Department throughout the process that resulted in his name being cleared of any allegation of misbehavior in combination

with this act of self-defense,” Cherry stated. The deadly encounter that declared the life of Juan May, 45, happened on June 22, 2014, at a restaurant parking lot, authorities informed the Dallas Morning News. The criminal investigation was dealt with by the Dallas County constable’s workplace. Inning accordance with the civil

claim submitted by May’s family against Andres and the Arlington Police Department in 2016, both men became part of a group on a party bus when an argument turned into a scuffle, which escalated into a fight in between both men, plus another, before gunfire called out.

The claim declared that Andres left the bus and people shouted that he was getting a gun, which prompted May to follow him. “Andres started shouting to Juan that he was a police, “according to the lawsuit.”After shouting he was a cop, Andres leapt in his automobile, bent down to get his gun, showed up and screamed he was a cop, and shot Juan in the chest,”the lawsuit claimed. An official in-depth account on exactly what the authorities investigation determined was not instantly available Friday night. About a week after the shooting, Andres ‘attorney told the Star-Telegram newspaper that his customer was injured during the bus trip and “was afraid he may suffer further injury. “”Thedrick stated he was in fear of his life and acted in self-defense,”the attorney told the paper.

Chief Watson said the department is likewise assessing Henderson officers for”advertising chances,” including a second deputy chief position. Formerly, Andres worked for the Louisiana Department of Public Security and Corrections at the state penitentiary, where he was promoted

to sergeant before transferring to the New Orleans Police Department. He worked as a patrolman and in the narcotics and community-oriented policing divisions.

In 2005, he relocated to the Arlington Authorities Department, where he was promoted to corporal and sergeant before he retired as a lieutenant. Andres has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in criminal justice from Southern University. He has a better half and 2 children.

Authorities examine fatal shooting near northeast Las Vegas park

Police investigated a deadly shooting on Jan. 18, 2018. (Kurt Rempe/FOX5)
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a lethal shooting on Jan. 18, 2018.( Kurt Rempe/FOX5 )” border=” 0″ src=” /wp-content/uploads/2018/01/15859714_G.jpg” width=” 180″/ > Police examined a fatal shooting on Jan. 18, 2018.

( Kurt Rempe/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Las Vegas City authorities investigated a murder in northeast Las Vegas on Thursday night. Officers reacted to the event at 7:31 p.m. near Lewis Household Park located near Sahara Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard.

Mentioning the preliminary investigation, authorities stated the 16-year-old victim and his friends met 2 suspects which led to an argument and then a physical fight. The battle escalated when both the victim and suspect fired their guns. One of the rounds struck the victim in the upper body, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Private investigators situated two guns at the scene and they believe a third weapon is with the suspects, authorities said.

Two suspects left the scene before cops arrived. Authorities described them as 2 Hispanic males in between the ages of 16- and 18-years-old with medium develops. One suspect had facial hair. They left in a small black or dark blue Toyota or Honda with black rims and a loud exhaust.

Authorities think the shooting is drug-related.

Anybody with information is prompted to call City’s Murder Section at 702-828-3521. To stay confidential, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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Merkel'' s weakness at home might not be fatal defect abroad

Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017|5:45 a.m.

BRUSSELS– If Angela Merkel has actually shown the European Union something over the past lots years, it is never ever to underestimate her political skills.

The German chancellor returns to the EU top scene on Friday after missing the last one due to the fact that she revealed a rare domestic defect by struggling to form a union. Even worse, she will remain in Brussels still a mere caretaker chancellor when, for many years now, she has been considered the caretaker of the EU as a whole.

Such is her track record for rigorous reliability that reports are cutting loose that Merkel has finally lost her touch.

However observers say don’t depend on it, worrying that reports of her demise are still out of place.

“We have actually grown used to seeing her so strong and strong. Now, for as soon as that it is not that apparent, we instantly see discontent in Europe,” Ghent University teacher of European politics Hendrik Vos said. “It is an exaggeration.”

Merkel herself has actually underscored that she is steadfast in her decision to lead Germany for another term and at first sight there are couple of options– In Merkel’s Germany that means “Alternativlos,” and in Europe, the options beyond Merkel are very few too.

By all methods, Germany is the EU’s powerhouse, the biggest country with the greatest economy smack in the middle of the bloc’s 28 member states, which will become 27 after Britain leaves.

And since reunification in 1990, Germany has now totally emerged from its post-World War II diplomatic shell. Under Merkel, a more assertive Germany has actually frequently happened seen as a blessing rather than a curse.

“In our European area there would be incomprehension and great issue, if the political forces in the most significant and financially strongest nation in Europe of all locations didn’t satisfy their responsibility” and quickly sought to end the domestic deadlock, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier stated.

And after all, drawn-out union crises are legion in the EU, where most EU federal governments are made up of numerous parties.

“The role of Germany will not change because the FDP (Liberals) refused to sign up with the federal government,” stated Manfred Guellner, head of German ballot institute Forsa.

Even if Merkel’s issues left the door to EU leadership open, no one is squeezing a foot in too difficult to push her out– there is far excessive respect for that. And Germany is far too vital.

French President Emmanuel Macron, the male with the momentum given that his spectacular election triumph in May, is commonly represented as putting Merkel in his shadow.

When Merkel was last at the summit, she was seen with Macron, and British Prime Minister Theresa May between them, urgently lobbying the U.K. leader for progress on Brexit settlements.

When Merkel missed last week’s summit in Goteborg, Sweden, May and Macron held a private, wind-swept tete-a-tete along the shore, a symbolic illustration of how the mechanics of diplomacy can quickly change.

Perhaps it’s just fitting that Macron will be a no-show at the summit Friday. As a Frenchman, Macron understands well adequate nothing relocations without a strong Germany on board.

Because its beginning 60 years ago, France and Germany have moved in lockstep the majority of the time and none of the major reforms that have actually resulted in closer union and more success among the member states have actually occurred when there was a rift between them.

“The president has actually invested a lot in the relationship with Chancellor Merkel. She is popular in France. She is appreciated here. And you prefer to deal with people you know,” Richard Ferrand, who leads Macron’s bulk in France’s lower home, told German weekly Die Zeit.

If Merkel has a minute of political weakness, this might be the correct time. She was instrumental in guiding the EU out of the monetary crisis as a united bloc, even if relations with debt-laden Greece were extended to breaking point.

The migration crisis which saw numerous countless individuals travel to the EU’s heartland from Syria and north Africa has actually likewise abated. And the continental economies are lastly searching for.

Still, Britain’s impending departure from the bloc is a cathartic moment for the EU and unity stays important.

At the exact same time, Macron is driving the debate for more combination among the core countries on banking, monetary concerns and financing, and balancing taxation. All things that make German commitment vital.

“In Europe, Macron needs allies and requires the Germans. Look at the euro currency reforms, he will need Merkel,” Vos said.

It’s where France and Germany, for all their typical EU perfects, could concern clash.

After all, Merkel has actually made a profession as the personification of political vigilance while Macron seems to live by the dictum of French innovative Georges Danton: “Audacity, even more audacity, always audacity.”

3 more found dead in fatal Greek flood, raising total to 19


Petros Giannakouris/ AP A guy drops buckets with mud outside his house in Mandra western Athens, on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. 3 more bodies have actually been found in the consequences of deadly flash floods that struck near Athens, killing at least 19. The fire department said search and rescue efforts continued to locate three more poeple, all reported missing in the Mandra district which was the area hardest hit.

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017|5:45 a.m.

ATHENS, Greece– Greek authorities say three more people have actually been discovered dead from a flash flood that struck a district west of Athens, raising the general death toll to 19.

The fire department states the body of a male was found Saturday on the premises of a factory near the suburb of Mandra, 16 miles northwest of the Greek capital.

The coast guard also announced Saturday that a patrol ship had actually discovered the bodies of two males in the sea south of Mandra. A spokeswoman said the males, 59 and 29, had actually been identified at a hospital by their relatives.

All 3 bodies came from people known to have actually been missing out on since the flood struck Wednesday. 3 more are still missing.

Police: Woman who lured man into fatal attack is arrested with 2 others

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and seeing two guys jump an apartment complex wall, and records of calls between Garcia-Hernandez and Dorie Henley’s phones, cops stated. However a clearer image emerged when a pair of tipsters came forward. On Saturday, investigators talked to a person who informed them Dorie Henley had actually called and texted 2 days after the slaying, saying that she ‘d required cash to feed her kids and purchase diapers, so she set up a break-in near Jones and Charleston, authorities stated. The tipster stated Henley

had actually stated she ‘d enticed the victim with the guarantee of sex, however that when she attempted to take his wallet, the man tried to stop her, cops said. That’s when she screamed out and Andrew Henley and Franco stepped in, leaping the victim before stabbing him in the back.

Another tipster informed detectives that Dorie Henley called the day after the slaying, telling that individual to “watch the night news” because she ‘d”done something”near Jones and Charleston, cops said. Police spoke with and jailed the suspects on Sunday, inning accordance with the report. Dorie Henley admitted to the robbery conspiracy and told investigators the 2 men had actually leapt Garcia-Hernandez, and that she saw her brother kick him in the face, while Franco made “punching and swinging “movements toward the

victim. Franco informed investigators he and Andrew Henley had” kicked(the victim’s )ass, “but didn’t remember who stabbed him since “he was high,”authorities said. Andrew Henley stated that he was attempting to separate a battle in spite of tossing punches which he saw Franco utilize a metal object to stab Garcia-Hernandez

, authorities stated. After Garcia-Hernandez was on the ground, Andrew Henley stated, he saw his sis digging through the victim’s pockets and taking his wallet, cops said.

The suspects are being held at the Clark County Detention Center, each booked on one count of murder with a lethal weapon, break-in with a lethal weapon, burglary conspiracy

, vehicle theft, and conspiracy to devote a miscellaneous crime, prison logs reveal. They’re expected in court on Nov. 1.