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

Police: Armed man chasing father in downtown neighborhood is shot by officers March 19, 2019

Students arrested, accused of making racially charged threats March 19, 2019

Man found dead in trunk was struck in head, authorities say March 19, 2019

4 injured in shooting at downtown Las Vegas casino March 17, 2019

Slaying victim mourned in hopes of solving 2010 case March 17, 2019

Documents: Firm recommended removing Henderson police chief for policy violations March 16, 2019

Bernie Sanders tells Nevada audience, 'We are going to bring our people together' March 16, 2019

Las Vegas Strip shootout leaves officer injured; casino robbery suspect dead March 15, 2019

Slaying suspect, 14, says he didn't fire on victim March 15, 2019

Suspect arrested after North Las Vegas fistfight leaves homeless man dead March 15, 2019

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