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Two teens killed in main Las Vegas crash identified


2 teenagers killed in an early Sunday early morning crash were identified by the Clark County Coroner’s workplace.

Alexa Nicole Arana, 18, and Amya Chanel Johnson-Myers, 19, passed away after the vehicle they remained in crashed into a second automobile. Two other passengers were listed in critical condition.

Las Vegas police reacted to the deadly car crash early Sunday early morning at approximately 1:44 a.m. on West Desert Inn Roadway and Polaris Avenue.

Witnesses at the scene informed police that a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria was heading east on Desert Inn Roadway in the reactionary lane. A 2017 Nissan Versa was also driving in the very same instructions as the Ford and was simply ahead of the other automobile in the third travel lane.

The driver of the Nissan made a right rely on head south on Polaris Opportunity prior to clashing into the Ford’s left-side, Las Vegas police said.

According to authorities, the Nissan then rotated and struck a traffic signal pole prior to both automobiles came to a stop at the southeast corner of the intersection.

2 female guests inside the Nissan were noticable dead at the scene. Authorities said the two ladies remained in their late teens.

3 extra guests of the Nissan were required to University Medical Center Injury with moderate to crucial injuries, consisting of a 17-year-old juvenile who was noted a critical.

Authorities recognized the motorist of the Nissan as Alex Garcia. Garcia, 18, was reported to have actually sustained critical injuries from the crash.

The chauffeur and travelers of the Ford reported no injuries.

Authorities said the driver of the Ford, Franswa Bolden, 20, and Garcia did disappoint any indications of suffering.

Inning accordance with authorities, these deaths marked the sixty-second and sixty-third traffic related deaths in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Cops Department’s jurisdiction for 2018.

This crash stays under investigation by Metro’s Accident Investigation Area.

Stay with FOX5 for more updates.

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Think shot by 7 Las Vegas officers in northeast valley identified


Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have actually determined the seven officers involved in a shooting that occurred early Thursday early morning in the northeast valley.

The Clark County coroner’s workplace has actually recognized the suspect as 18-year-old Terrence White, according to the Associated Press.

[RELATED: Northeast Las Vegas shooting suspect linked to armed robberies]

The officers have actually been recognized as Officer Jeremiah Beason, 37; Officer Anthony Gariano, 24; Officer Jordan Anderson, 32; Officer Frank Rycraft, 42; Officer Robert Stephenson,36; Officer Joseph Aguilos, 31; and Officer Craig McIntosh, 42.

Metro Cops stated Beason has been with City considering that Nov. 2009, Gariano joined in Dec. 2015, Anderson in Nov. 2014, Rycraft in March 2014, Stephenson in Dec. 2015, Aguilos in Sept. 2014 and McIntosh in Feb. 2016.

Shots were fired Thursday morning at Radwick Drive and East Owens Opportunity when a suspect authorities said was linked to at least 5 heists attempted to drive to officers in a stolen black Dodge Durango.

Las Vegas authorities said they found the suspect sleeping in the vehicle with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle in the passenger seat. After officers utilized the radio for aid, the suspect awakened and attempted to leave the scene.

The suspect was noticable dead at the scene, inning accordance with Metro.

The officers involved were assigned to the Neighborhood Policing Division, Northeast Area Command, City stated. All officers were put on regular paid administrative leave while City investigates this occurrence.

Inning accordance with Metro, this event was their eighth police shooting of 2018, and the fourth deadly shooting of the year.

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2 teen suspects identified in murder of 17-year-old in Henderson

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 Clark County Detention Center (Google Street View) Clark County Detention Center (Google Street View). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. 2 teenagers were recognized as suspects in the murder of

another teen in Henderson over the weekend. Jaiden Caruso, 16, and Kody Harlen, 17, were detained in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Matthew Minkler on Friday, Officer Scott Williams of Henderson Police stated. Both kids were moved to Clark County Detention Center and will be charged as grownups, he said.

Caruso faces one charge of murder with a deadly weapon and Harlen deals with charges of device to murder after the fact and destroying proof.

Minkler died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the coroner, and was found in an abandoned home.

[RELATED: Henderson crash Friday night involving juveniles leads to murder arrest]

Henderson police discovered his body on the 2000 block of Cool Lilac Avenue, near Sunridge Heights Parkway and South Eastern Avenue.

Officials were caused Minkler’s place after numerous teens were identified by police driving recklessly and crashed into another cars and truck. The juveniles left the cars and truck and ran away on foot prior to being detained, inning accordance with Henderson authorities. The Mercedes was later determined to be taken.

Henderson authorities said this was the fourth murder to have occurred in 2018.

Anyone with information linked to this case is advised to please call the Henderson Authorities Department at 702-267-4911, 311, or, to remain anonymous, call Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or check out Criminal offense Stoppers site.

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Male shot and eliminated at southwest Las Vegas house party identified

Raheem Anthony Rice, 23, died Sunday, June 3, 2018 after he was shot outside of a house party (FOX5).
 Raheem Anthony Rice, 23, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 after he was shot beyond a houseparty (FOX5).

Raheem Anthony

Rice, 23, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 after he was shot outside of a houseparty( FOX5 ). LAS VEGAS (FOX5)- Medical inspectors recognized the man killed at a houseparty in Southwest Las Vegas on Monday. Raheem Anthony Rice, 23, passed away after he was shot in the back on June 3,

according to the Clark County Coroners office. His death was listed as a homicide. RELATED: Shooting outside graduation celebration in southwest Las Vegas leaves 1 dead

Rice was standing outside a home speaking with a group on the 6100 block of Novelty Street, near South Fort Apache Road and West Patrick Lane when a black sedan drove by and opened fire, according to City authorities.

A 17-year-old kid was likewise shot, police said. He sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Both victims were carried to University Medical Center Trauma where Rice later passed away.

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Mariah Carey states she was identified with bipolar disorder in 2001


Jeff Kravitz Mariah Carey carries out at the Colosseum in Las Vegas.

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Mariah Carey, the super star singer who has actually lived in the general public eye for 3 decades, has acknowledged that, in 2001, she was identified with bipolar disorder.

Carey disclosed the diagnosis in an interview with Individuals magazine’s editorial director, Jess Cagle. A preview of the magazine’s cover story was published online Wednesday. The complete interview will be available Friday.

The interview marks one of the first instances in which a star of Carey’s stature has acknowledged her battles with mental disorder. In the interview, she discussed why she had not previously exposed the diagnosis.

” I didn’t want to carry around the stigma of a lifelong disease that would define me and potentially end my profession,” she said. “I was so horrified of losing everything.”

Carey, a regular Las Vegas entertainer, said that she had lived in “denial and seclusion and in continuous worry someone would expose me,” and that she had stepped forward after the concern ended up being too heavy to bear. She is in therapy and taking medication for bipolar II condition, a disease that can cause sudden and severe shifts in mood, among other signs.

Individuals publication declined to explain how the interview had actually happened, saying only that Carey had actually trusted Cagle to tell her story. A publicist for Carey did not immediately react to an ask for remark.

Carey was a teenager in the late 1980s when she was hired by Tommy Mottola, the president of what was then CBS Records, to end up being a pop star. Her popularity was speedy with the support of the label, which positioned enormous pressure on her from the start.

She spent long hours in the studio tape-recording her debut, “Mariah Carey,” and was nominated for four Grammys in 1991. She won two that year, consisting of the award for best brand-new artist. Her third album, 1993’s “Music Box,” was also a massive commercial success. By 2000, Signboard had crowned her the artist of the decade.

However the cash behind Carey’s increase led to suspicion. Market observers questioned the vocalist’s initial hesitation to trip and asked whether her voice was less impressive than it sounded on record. The examination increased in 1997, when Carey and Mottola parted ways, and she began to explore her style.

In the summertime of 2001, after a drawn-out fight with her label, and the release of a brand-new single, Carey was hospitalized for exhaustion. Not long after, her film task “Shine” was launched and widely panned by critics.

The latter half of her profession has actually been identified by irregular efficiencies, and a string of high-profile relationships that have actually been fanatically covered by the tabloids.

She kept her hitmaking capabilities (the hit tunes “We Belong Together” and “Touch My Body” were released during this duration). For lots of critics, Carey’s music had actually become less of a focus than her public personality and live efficiencies. In 2017, she was commonly mocked for her failed lip-syncing performance on ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest” in Times Square.

Carey’s disclosure of her diagnosis follows admissions of psychological illness by other celebs. In 2015, Chrissy Teigen wrote an essay about her experience with postpartum depression for Glamour magazine and Selena Gomez informed Vogue about her struggles with anxiety and anxiety.

But Carey started her career throughout a different age and her interview with Cagle breaks new ground. She told Individuals that she had actually decided to speak partly on behalf of others who may be suffering.

” I’m enthusiastic we can get to a location where the stigma is lifted from people going through anything alone,” she said. “It can be exceptionally isolating. It does not have to define you and I refuse to enable it to specify me or control me.”

Thunderbirds pilot eliminated in F-16 crash outside of Las Vegas identified


A U.S. Flying force Thunderbirds pilot eliminated when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed outside of Las Vegas Wednesday early morning has been determined.

The United States Air Force determined the pilot as Maj. Stephen Del Bagno.

“He was an integral part of our group and our hearts are heavy with his loss. We ask everyone to offer his family and friends the space to heal throughout this tough time,” stated Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt.

The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. throughout”regular aerial presentation training” on the Nevada Test and Training Range, a few miles north of Creech Flying Force Base in Indian Springs, inning accordance with Nellis Flying force Base.

The F-16 was appointed to Nellis Air Force Base.

The crash is under examination, Nellis Flying force Base said.

Phil Frank, a Vietnam veteran, boiled down to Creech Air Force Base to plant the United States flag and reveal his assistance. He lives across the street in Indian Springs.

“When it takes place close to home it does appear much more individual. There’s no if ands or buts. This is an important part of our neighborhood here,” Frank stated. “Unfortunately those things happen. It’s a terrible tragedy and our hearts head out to the households. It’s a rate that we pay for the freedom that these fellas are training to keep us in, the totally free nation that we are.”

Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick, whose district includes Nellis Air Force Base, said she was ravaged to hear the news.

“I was extremely saddened to find out of the death of a U.S. Flying Force Thunderbirds F-16 pilot at the Nevada Test and Training Range,” she composed. “This is a terrible day for the Las Vegas community and the country. My heart goes out to the pilot’s friends and family and to the fine males and females of Nellis and the Thunderbirds team, whose significance to Las Vegas and our nation’s defense can not be overemphasized. I prompt the community to keep the Nellis household in your ideas during this tough time and to let servicemen and females know, now more than ever, that we value their service.”

The team’s participation at the March Air Reserve Base “The March Field Air & & Area Exposition” has actually been canceled. It is unidentified how the mishap will impact the rest of the 2018 Thunderbirds Season, Nellis Flying force Base stated.

Stay with FOX5 and FOX5Vegas.com for developments.

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Teen guest eliminated in taken vehicle identified after Henderson crash


A teen passenger killed in a crash early Sunday morning was determined. The Clark County Coroner’s Workplace said 16-year-old Daniel Armondo Torres died from numerous blunt force injuries.

Nevada Highway Patrol cannon fodders said just after 3:30 Sunday early morning, a group of teens was driving a stolen Toyota RAV4. Troopers stated the chauffeur was speeding, ran a traffic signal near Pecos Road and I-215 and crashed into Jonathan’s Helmbold’s car. Torres was a traveler in the taken sport utility vehicle.

Family members stated Jonathan Helmbold, 47, was on his method home from work early Sunday early morning when his car was struck by a speeding chauffeur. Jonathan died at the scene.

“I’m actually still in a state of shock. I cannot think it,” Jonathan’s mommy, Nancy Helmbold said. “He was liked by everyone that understood him … a really kind-hearted male, much liked.”

Nancy stated she saw the crash on the news Sunday night.

“I keep in mind praying, as I always do. When I see these mishaps, I prayed to God my child wasn’t involved,” Nancy said.

On Monday early morning, she got up to a message from the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

“I was frightened. The minute you hear ‘coroner’s office’ and somebody saying they want to talk with Jonathan’s household, I understood exactly what was going on,” she included.

Nancy said the 47-year-old coached youth basketball and at some point wished to embrace a child. He operated at Harrah’s and invested years in the Valley’s video gaming industry. Jonathan was finishing up his master’s degree at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with hopes of mentor gaming.

“He enjoyed mentor, he was a very caring man, that I loved,” Nancy stated.

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And she stated, despite the fact that she was still in shock, she took comfort in knowing that her child understood that love.

“I informed him whenever I talked to him that I liked him. and he would return it. I understand in my heart that he understood it when he died.”

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Suspect, victim identified in homicide and kidnapping in west Las Vegas


Court records identified the guy accuseded of killing another man and kidnapping his ex-girlfriend Wednesday early morning in west Las Vegas.

Joseph Fernandez, 27, deals with charges of murder, first degree kidnapping, home invasion, theft, battery with a lethal weapon, and conspiracy.

Officers reacted to the shooting in the 3300 block of Robin Nest Court, near Desert Inn Roadway and Hualapai Method, at 3:49 a.m. Wednesday after next-door neighbors stated they heard a female yelling in the driveway.

Getting here officers found Terrell Jones with numerous gunshot wounds, authorities said. He was taken to University Medical Center where he was noticable dead.

Cops said the Fernandez went to his ex-girlfriend’s home, kicked down a door, shot Jones inside and abducted the woman.

Fernandez entrusted to the female in a gray BMW. He took his ex-girlfriend to Jessica Tolentino-Arciga’s house near Torrey Pines Drive and Tropicana Opportunity and repelled. According to Fernandez’s arrest report, he struck his ex-girlfriend numerous times in the head, pointed a weapon at her and told her she would be killed if she didn’t stop shrieking. He and Tolentino-Arciga forced the woman onto a bed, the report stated. Fernandez sent out Tolentino-Arciga to the house where Jones was shot to see if police had gotten here, cops said.

The victim was able to escape to a close-by Walgreens and call for 911 aid.

Soon, Fernandez’s vehicle was spotted by Metro’s air unit in the area of Jones Boulevard and Russell Roadway driving quickly and erratically. Officers utilized the PIT maneuver to basically make the suspect’s car spin out on northbound Interstate 15 and Tropicana Avenue. Fernandez was nabbed and carried to University Medical Center after he complained of chest discomforts.

Cops likewise took Tolentino-Arciga from the apartment or condo off Torrey Pines and Tropicana into custody. She is charged with conspiracy to kidnap and accessory to murder.

Police stated they are checking out the relationship between the suspect’s ex-girlfriend and the guy who died. Private investigators said they believed he was an acquaintance, not a boyfriend.

Detectives also stated the thought shooter was in a bike gang and his ex-girlfriend had a limiting order versus him given that Nov.

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Pair eliminated in '' love triangle ' shooting near downtown Las Vegas identified

LVMPD crime scene investigators survey the scene of a shooting that left two people dead Jan. 20, 2018 (FOX5)
 LVMPD criminal offense scene private investigators survey the scene of a shooting that left two individuals dead Jan. 20, 2018 (FOX5) LVMPD criminal activity scene private investigators survey the scene of a shooting that left 2 people dead Jan. 20, 2018 (FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -.

Las Vegas City authorities are investigating a” love triangle” shooting that left two individuals dead and one hurt early Saturday morning. Officers responded to reports of a shooting at 7:27 a.m. in the area of F Street and Morgan Opportunity, near Washington Avenue. On arrival, 2 deceased guys, identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 28-year-old Manuel Parra-Luna and 41-year-old Jorge Rodriguez-Lopez, and a hurt female were found on the scene.

According to Lt. Dan McGrath, the female was fulfilling her boyfriend, Parra-Luna, and was followed by her partner, Rodriguez-Lopez. Rodriguez-Lopez struck Parra-Luna’s vehicle with his own then left his vehicle and fired numerous rounds at the lady and Parra-Luna prior to turning the weapon on himself, authorities said.

Police stated the woman suffered a minimum of 2 gunshot wounds to her legs. Parra-Luna was shot in the head at close quarters and might have been hit by the suspect’s automobile, inning accordance with McGrath.

The female was carried to UMC in unidentified condition however stays steady.

McGrath stated the shooting will be investigated as a domestic violence event.

” It’s very unfortunate, anything related to domestic violence– there are constantly other choices, there are always other ways to handle this,” McGrath said.

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Suspect, hurt officer identified in shooting near Las Vegas Strip


Las Vegas Metro police released the identity of the officer involved in a shooting Tuesday near the Las Vegas Strip.

Officer Richard Nelson, 33, was involved in the event in the 4100 block of West Tompkins Avenue, near Tropicana Avenue and Arville Street.

Police systems responded to a report of a suspicious automobile, that was connected to a report of a stolen cellular phone, parked in front of an organisation in the 4100 block of West Tompkins Opportunity at 4:15 p.m.. According to Sgt. Jeff Clark, of Metro, as the officers approached the car, the suspect, determined by the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace as Miguel Salas, 25, opened fire and struck 2 officers, consisting of Nelson, from inside the lorry.

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Officer Nelson, who was using a bullet proof vest, was struck in the lower left chest location and was transferred to University Medical Center where “he is okay,” inning accordance with Sgt. Clark. Officer Nelson has 4 kids. His parents and fiance were at the hospital while he was treated.

The other officer, who has not been identified, was also struck, however a belt kept him from suffering any wound, cops stated.

Salas refused to get out of his lorry, according to authorities, and a heavily armed SWAT group reacted to the scene as authorities treated it as a barricade.

The occurrence started as a taken property case Sunday, where a victim reported their cell phone was taken from an automobile burglary. That phone was tracked to the truck that Salas was driving, Metro said.

“It doesn’t matter what location this takes place in, everyone comes together and supports each other (in times like these),” Constable Joe Lombardo said.

See Steven Nagy-Szakal stated he works as a sales associate in the area. He said he saw a traffic stop with two officers on each side of the motorist. The chauffeur on the passenger’s side was touching his gun during the stop. He then went to the chauffeur’s side. “The officer should have seen a gun and both (cops and the suspect) started firing.”

“When the shots took place, I wasn’t terrified. After, it began embeding in that this really just happened. It’s never ever occurred to me face to face. It was more frightening. You got to hear the shots. It sounded like illegal fireworks. It was a really unusual and frightening experience,” Nagy-Szakal stated.

Officer Nelson has been utilized with the department considering that April 2009. He is designated to the Community Policing Department, Business Location Command. He has been placed on routine paid administrative leave pending the outcome of a review of this event.

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