Ricardo Torres-Cortez

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Bio: Ricardo Torres-Cortez is a public safety reporter for the Las Vegas Sun. Though he was born in Mexico and lived in Texas, he considers the Las Vegas Valley home. He previously covered breaking news at the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and started at the Sun after graduating from UNLV in December 2015.

Contact Ricardo: via e-mail or by phone at 702-259-2330.

Recent stories

After nearly 18 months, Spaghetti Bowl ramp reopening January 15, 2019

Police: Teen killed in ‘drug deal that turned violent’ January 15, 2019

Motorcyclist killed in southwest Vegas crash, off-duty Metro officer injured January 12, 2019

Bicyclist struck, killed by suspected drunk motorcyclist in Las Vegas January 12, 2019

Footage, fingerprints helped authorities ID suspect in manicurist’s death January 11, 2019

Police: Man touched child, 11, on way to school January 11, 2019

Reality TV personality accused of domestic battery January 11, 2019

Police: Man fatally shot in dispute over motorcycle January 11, 2019

Suspect arrested in death of Las Vegas manicurist January 11, 2019

Metro Police seek help with unsolved Las Vegas homicide January 11, 2019

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