September 30th, 2023 • 2023: Las Vegas
Suspect arrested 27 years after killing of Tupac Shakur
Police arrested Duane “Keefe D” Davis for the murder of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas the morning of Sept. 29. His arrest comes after nearly three decades of investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the district attorney’s office.
September 29th, 2023 • 2023: Las Vegas
Fight over slain journalist’s sources could set precedent nationwide
After seizing German’s devices, Metro and the district attorney’s office wanted to search them for evidence in the case against Telles. Both assured the Review-Journal from the beginning that the sources would never be shared, but they backtracked on that position as the case progressed.
“If SPJ does not have a conference next year, I worry about the survival of the organization because if you fold up your tent, that is a sign to everybody else that you are in trouble."
Richard Drew, the photographer behind the infamous photo of a man falling from the towers of the World Trade Center on 9/11, is one of five journalists to receive the highest professional honor awarded by SPJ this year, which recognizes extraordinary contributions and commitments to journalism.
September 28th, 2023 • 2023: Las Vegas
Society of Professional Journalists cancels 2024 conference
The Society of Professional Journalists board voted Wednesday to suspend the annual 2024 journalism conference, a move that SPJ President Claire Regan confirmed was made as a cost-cutting measure. Incoming President Ashanti Blaize-Hopkins said it is no secret that SPJ is struggling financially.