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June 25, 2016

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Report: Suspects in illegal Las Vegas brothel manipulated, threatened victims
Report: Suspects in illegal Las Vegas brothel manipulated, threatened victims
Saturday, June 25, 2016
After getting into a car with her new employer and beginning a 300-mile trip to Las Vegas from Phoenix, the victim learned the job she agreed to ...
Two inmates escape camp near Lovelock, last seen in Reno
Sunday, June 19, 2016
The Nevada Department of Corrections is seeking the public’s help to find two minimum-security inmates who escaped today from the Humboldt Conservation Camp near Lovelock ...
Man dies after shooting outside strip club
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Police are investigating a shooting outside a strip club that left one man dead ...
Photo: This undated image shows Omar Mateen, who authorit
Attorney General says Mateen investigation moving forward
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Although the killer is known, the investigation continues into what motivated and enabled Omar Mateen to carry out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in interviews Sunday on several news shows that the FBI would release a partial printed transcript of ...
Onlooker shoots at theft suspect outside south valley Target
Onlooker shoots at theft suspect outside south valley Target
Thursday, June 16, 2016
An armed person trying to conduct a citizen's arrest shot at a theft suspect at a south valley Target store Thursday evening ...
Shooter claimed police academy rejection was over religion
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Omar Mateen graduated from community college with a criminal justice degree, worked as a security guard and wanted to be a police officer. But a police academy rejected his application, prompting Mateen to complain that he was denied because of his Muslim faith ...
Orlando gunman raged against ‘filthy ways of the west’
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Orlando gunman Omar Mateen apparently made a series of Facebook posts and searches before and during his attack on a gay nightclub, raging against the "filthy ways of the west" and blaming the U.S. for the deaths of ...
Photo: James Wesley Howell, 20, of Indiana, appears Tuesd
Man arrested near California gay pride parade aces Indiana charge
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
An Indiana man facing weapons and ammunitions charges in California after telling officers he was headed to a gay pride event was charged Wednesday in Indiana with child molestation ...
Three more lewdness charges added for teacher’s assistant accused of touching 13-year-old
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A Mack Middle School teacher's assistant accused of inappropriately touching a special-needs student is facing additional charges after a court appearance today ...
Driver facing hit-and-run charges in crash that hurt kids
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Bail was set at $250,000 for a 50-year-old Las Vegas man charged with leaving the scene of a crash that police say happened when he ran a red light, hit another car, spun onto a sidewalk and struck five pedestrians ...
Marshals: Man sought in St. Louis killing arrested in North Las Vegas
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Authorities say a 21-year-old man who was sought on a warrant in a St. Louis homicide case has been arrested in North Las Vegas ...
Two teenagers sought in connection to three North Las Vegas robberies
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Two teenagers connected to three North Las Vegas armed robberies early Saturday are being sought by authorities ...
Photo: In this Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, photo, Oscar Pistor
A glance at Oscar Pistorius’ re-sentencing, now for murder
Monday, June 13, 2016
Oscar Pistorius is going back to jail. The only question now is for how long? It could be 15 years. The double-amputee Olympic runner's sentencing hearing opens Monday after he was convicted ...
Police: Man arrested near gay pride parade in California had guns, explosives
Police: Man arrested near gay pride parade in California had guns, explosives
Sunday, June 12, 2016
An Indiana man armed with three assault rifles and chemicals used to make explosives was arrested in Southern California on Sunday and told police he wanted to do harm to a gay pride parade ...
Photo: Metro officers investigate after five people were
2 children in critical but stable condition after being hit by L.V. man near Lake Mead, Jones
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Five people were hospitalized, including two children ages 6 and 9 who are in critical condition, after a hit-and-run Saturday evening near the intersection of Lake Mead and Jones boulevards ...