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A young Las Vegas woman was stabbed to death this week right next to her infant daughter. As reported by Fox5Vegas, 20-year old Makayla Adams was killed inside her home near MLK and Washington in Las Vegas. According to the report, Adams was recently married and had split with her husband about two months ago. Adams was trying to escape the cycle of domestic abuse that was in the home. Her husband, 24-year old Michael Ricks, was taken into custody for the crime and faces murder charges. The victims parents reported that they got home Tuesday night and found that their window was open. They found Adams inside laying in a pool of blood. Some of the blood covered the infant, who was found unharmed but next to Adams.

Adams was still alive when her parents found her. The tragic report from Fox5Vegas stated this from the victim’s parents: “We open the door, and my daughter was laying on the floor with a bunch of blood [and was] over her baby. My daughter looked at her dad as he grabbed the baby her eyes moved, and a tear fell. That was the end. She waited for us to get home. She waited for us to come get her baby.” The 8-month old infant is now in the custody of her grandparents.

The suspect ran to San Diego after the murder occurred. That’s where he was detained by police on Wednesday. He will be brought back to Las Vegas to face criminal charges. He is also facing a count of violating parole.

A vigil was held Wednesday for Adams, and many family, friends and strangers showed to pay respects to the young mother, who would have turned 21 later this month.

Wendy Rush, 96.3KKLZ Las Vegas

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Top 5: Las Vegas One Of The 'Rudest' Cities In America

Well, well, guess who made the Top 5 Rudest Cities in America...Las Vegas! The Mike & Carla Morning Show was quite surprised to find out that our own city made it into the Top 5 as one of the “rudest” cities in the country!

There’s a new study out published by Preply.com which looked into the rudest cities in America . . . but they DIDN’T even ask travelers . . . instead, they talked to over 1,500 residents of the 30 largest cities in the U.S. and asked them to rate their own city on “rudeness”.

As it turns out, according to the people that live there, Philadelphia is #1 on the list! Now keep in mind that the survey was based on how people were absorbed while on their phone in public, being noisy in public places and, most importantly, refusing to let people merge into traffic! Well, needless to say, when it comes to traffic, people here in Las Vegas will tell you that we don’t know how to drive at all, much less letting people “merge”!

And we’ve all run into those people that tend to be a bit louder in public trying to show off to others how much fun than are having than those around them…let’s face it, sometimes we can all get a little obnoxious.

Now some of the other cities that voted themselves into the being one of the rudest cities in America were Detroit, who we find out can be very rude, but not enough to crack the Top 5. Our nation’s capital was also found to be very rude according to the criteria of the survey.

But on the flipside, which cities are the most “polite” cities in America? No surprise that quite a few are in the Midwest including Indianapolis, Chicago, Milwaukee and more! Even the “Mile High” city of Denver popped up on the list of “polite” cities…as well as San Diego! Of course if you think about it, you’re living in San Diego, how hard is it to be nice? But the #1 most “polite” city was Austin, Texas! Guess there is something to say about “live” music, bars and “hook ’em horns” atmosphere.

But what cities made it into the Top 5 Rudest Cities in America and where did Las Vegas end up…scroll down and find out. Oh, and enjoy the segment from The M&C Morning Show talking about it as well…

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  • #5 BOSTON

    Boston, Mass

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    Don’t think you’ll find a lot of people outside of Boston giving you much of an argument on this city coming in at #5 on the list!

  • #4 LAS VEGAS


    Las Vegas

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    A little surprised that our own citizens would call out our great city on being “rude”, but enough did to crack the Top 5 and come in at #4!


    New York City

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    As fun and exciting as The Big Apple can be, it clearly be very rude as well, putting it at #3 on the list!

  • #2 MEMPHIS


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    Wow, a little surprised by this one…known for their great BBQ, live music and fun, there must be something to this to get this city on the list at #2!


    Philadelphia, PA

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    Known as the city of “brotherly love”, don’t think it’s any big secret that this city can be a little tough. Heck, they pelted Santa Claus with snowballs at a Philadelphia Eagles game…making this #1 on the list of “Rudest Cities in America”!


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