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‘Am I going home?’: Woman accused of punching 6-year-old Asian boy asks to be released without bail

A woman accused of punching a 6-year-old boy and hurling racial slurs at his Korean American family in Las Vegas reportedly asked to be released from jail without bail.

Questioned: In a hearing on Tuesday, a prosecutor raised questions about the “mental competency” of Shelly Ann Hill, according to AP News. At one point, the 57-year-old suspect asked the judge, “Am I going home?”

Filipino American Among 5 Cyclists Killed in Devastating Nevada Highway Accident

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A 41-year-old Filipino American man was among the cyclists killed in a Nevada highway crash after a truck driver with high levels of methamphetamine in his system claimed he fell asleep behind the wheel on Dec. 10.

A humble and quiet man: Gerrard Nieva was described by Pamela Inman, his colleague at Fresenius Medical Care in Las Vegas, as a kind and caring person who always made sure the dialysis machines were properly working for patients, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Shark Fin Soup is Now Illegal in Nevada

Shark fin soup, a popular Chinese delicacy, is now illegal in Nevada after the passing of a new law that prohibits the sale of shark fins, among parts and products of certain animal species.

Senate Bill No. 194, effective on January 1, forbids the trade of body parts and by-products derived from a shark fin, a lion of the species Panthera leo and any species of elephant, rhinoceros, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, pangolin, sea turtle, ray, mammoth, narwhal, walrus or hippopotamus.

Missing Sacramento Woman’s Body Found Damaged By Mountain Lion

Authorities have confirmed that the dead body found ravaged by a wild animal in California’s American River Canyon last week belonged to the 33-year-old woman who was reported missing earlier this month.

Yin Wong has been the subject of a massive search involving Nevada county authorities after her car was found abandoned in Auburn on the morning of December 3rd, reports The Sacramento Bee. Search-and-rescue volunteers of around 60 people swept through the Bowman area. Four days later, authorities discovered her body barefoot, about a mile from her car, reportedly damaged by a mountain lion.