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

Jailed ex-cheer coach cuddled with teen in her hotel bed, police say March 23, 2018

Child, 9, dies after being hit by vehicle near school March 23, 2018

Vacant motel with history of fires burns again March 23, 2018

Woman accused of theft over celebrity bookings that didn’t materialize March 23, 2018

Regulators approve sale of SLS Las Vegas to Meruelo Group March 22, 2018

Woman sustains critical injuries in Las Vegas hit-and-run accident March 22, 2018

Footage of Vegas shooter Paddock shows 'normal' interactions in days before massacre March 22, 2018

Man killed in shootout had argument, left scene, returned with guns March 21, 2018

Shooting at east valley apartment complex leaves 1 dead, 1 critical March 21, 2018

Man who took kidnapped ex-girlfriend to New Mexico gets life in prison March 20, 2018

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