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Suspect named in murder of Dotty's manager in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Las Vegas Metro police have identified the man arrested for killing a Dotty's manager last week as Samuel Schmid, 28.

Police in Riverside, California, arrested Schmid on Monday, police said. He was expected to be brought to Nevada to face murder and robbery charges.

Samuel Schmid (NDOC/KLAS)

Casino manager Alicia Gibellina, 60, was killed on May 11 when she ran after a thief who stole a customer’s purse and ran into the parking lot. As the suspect was fleeing the parking lot, he ran over Gibellina, killing her.

Casino manager Alicia Gibellina, 60, was killed on May 11 when she ran after a thief who stole a customer’s purse and ran into the parking lot. (KLAS)

Metro police Lt. Ray Spencer had told the 8 News Now I-Team the suspect was taken into custody Monday night... Read More

'Do you want to die today?' Accused rapist asks woman

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A Las Vegas man is facing numerous charges, including domestic violence and sexual assault, for allegedly breaking into a woman's home, hitting her with a gun, and asking her "do you want to die today?" according to his arrest report.

Toriano Malone, 19, was arrested on Friday, May 13, and is facing the following charges:

  • Assault Domestic Violence with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Domestic Battery with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Battery to Commit Sexual Assault with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Sexual Assualt with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Sexual Assault
  • Home Invasion with use of Deadly Weapon
  • Kidnapping, 1st Degree, with use of Deadly Weapon

The report doesn't detail the domestic relationship between Malone and the victim, but the victim told police on the night before Malone's arrest that he sexually assaulted her at his home while the two were in his bedroom watching TV... Read More

NEW: COVID-19 cases rise 37% in Clark County over past week; 23 deaths

The full COVID-19 report for May 10-16 appears below.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Clark County, rising by more than 37% over the past week according to data released today.

The 14-day moving average of daily COVID-19 cases has grown from 253 to 348, with 3,159 new cases, according to the state data for Clark County. Figures reported by the county are even higher, with an increase of 4,088 cases over numbers reported last week.

Statewide, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services reports that the 14-day moving average has increased to 429 new cases each day, up from 317 last week. Nevada's total cases increased by 3,911 over the past week.

State health officials said last week that Nevadans should expect to see COVID-19 cases rise through May, and data shows cases rising by about a third statewide since last week... Read More

FBI, Metro announce $20K reward for murder, robbery suspects

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- The FBI and Metro police announced they are looking for two suspects in a robbery and shooting that left a Las Vegas woman dead.

The wanted suspects are Christine Schultz and Michael Overton.

According to Las Vegas Metro police Lt. Ray Spencer, Natalie Manduley, 24, was killed on March 25, 2022, during a violent targeted home robbery.

"We have determined Christine Schultz had set up the robbery," he said. "She had went over to the house, made a phone call while she was there and that's what caused the other males to come to the house."

Spencer said Schultz knew Manduley.

"We believe the motive was that the boyfriend had expensive jewelry in the house," Spencer said... Read More

Las Vegas police ask for help in identifying 4 organized theft suspects

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Metro police are asking for the public's help in identifying four people accused of participating in retail theft across the valley.

According to police, on multiple dates, the suspects entered retail stores at several locations and grabbed large amounts of merchandise before running out of the stores through the emergency exits... Read More

A warm & quiet Wednesday

Sunshine galore and light winds for our Wednesday, but the extra-warm temps are still with us as afternoon temps will reach the upper 90s again today. Gusty southwest winds return tomorrow and Friday as a cool Pacific storm moves into the northwest with rain and some snow that will stay well north of us. And the stronger warm winds will boost temps tomorrow and elevate fire weather danger. But Sherry's most accurate #WeatherNOW forecast has a dip in the heat before the weekend... Read More

Just graduated from college! What's next?

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Graduating can be a very stressful time in a young adult's life. What’s the next step, after getting that degree?

There are resources in the valley that can help. There is a platform for UNLV, Nevada State, or CSN graduates and alum called Handshake. It connects people to opportunities, jobs, and networking events.

Other resources around the valley include the Nevada Job Career Connection Center on Maryland Parkway and there is the One-Stop on Charleston Boulevard. CSN also has a workforce development center.

"At Workforce, we focus on trade classes and certificate programs. If you work in the trades, they make good money. People need electricians and plumbers. There are so many careers out there, students must take the time to explore," said R. Candace Morris, CSN career services... Read More