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January 26, 2015

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FBI stats show jump in violent crimes, drop in property crimes for Las Vegas area
FBI stats show jump in violent crimes, drop in property crimes for Las Vegas area
Monday, January 26, 2015
Violent crime in the Las Vegas Valley inched up in the first half of 2014, while property crimes dropped. About 365 incidents occurred for every 100,000 people in ...
Man pleads not guilty in pharmacy robberies, slaying case
Man pleads not guilty in pharmacy robberies, slaying case
Thursday, January 22, 2015
A former Las Vegas pharmacy employee pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges in two armed robberies, including a murder count that could get him ...
Las Vegas woman convicted in bank, outlet mall robberies
Las Vegas woman convicted in bank, outlet mall robberies
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A Las Vegas woman who was the getaway driver in the robberies of 13 banks and stores from December 2012 to March 2014 has been convicted of multiple robbery and firearms charges, federal prosecutors said. Sesley Williams, 46, was ...
Suspect in Strip shooting gets 2 to 5 years in bribery case
Suspect in Strip shooting gets 2 to 5 years in bribery case
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A self-described pimp imprisoned and awaiting a death penalty trial in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and fiery crash was sentenced to ...
Police search for woman, man in convenience store robbery
Police search for woman, man in convenience store robbery
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
A woman armed with a handgun threatened to shoot a convenience store clerk early Monday as a man went behind the counter and ...
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Police search for suspect in robbery of Las Vegas business
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Metro Police are looking for a suspect in the Dec. 13 robbery of a business near the 6400 block of West Lake Mead Boulevard. An employee confronted the suspect as ...
Man, 26, gets prison time in fatal shooting at Palms
Man, 26, gets prison time in fatal shooting at Palms
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A 26-year-old Las Vegas man has been sentenced to 18 months to eight years in prison for what he maintained was the accidental shooting of his friend, an aspiring rapper and former U.S. Marine. Jim Edward Johnson was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in ...
Bail denied for suspect in Walgreens robbery-slaying
Bail denied for suspect in Walgreens robbery-slaying
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A store receipt and the discovery by police of money believed to have been stolen from a pharmacy point to the guilt of a former employee in the robbery of a Walgreens and the ...
Coroner IDs man shot by police in North Las Vegas
Coroner IDs man shot by police in North Las Vegas
Monday, January 12, 2015
A man shot and killed by a North Las Vegas Police officer Sunday night after police say he pulled a gun on the officer has been identified as 29-year-old Salvador Figueroa, the Clark County Coroner’s Office said. Two uniformed officers were ...
Coroner IDs suspect killed during home invasion
Coroner IDs suspect killed during home invasion
Friday, January 9, 2015
An intruder police said was shot and killed by a resident during a home invasion has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 41-year-old Steven Paul Speidel. Speidel, a Las Vegas resident, died of ...
2 suspects arrested in slaying, fire at Henderson home
2 suspects arrested in slaying, fire at Henderson home
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Two 21-year-old men were arrested this morning in connection with the homicide of a 20-year-old man whose body was found during a fire at his Henderson residence, city officials said. Julius Edward Zavalza and Jose Valle were arrested ...
Woman killed behind East Las Vegas strip mall, police say
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Someone from Hammerheads Bar & Grill East found the body behind the business and called police, Lt. Ken Romaine said.
Metro Police release photos of suspects in robberies
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Metro Police have released photographs of suspects in separate robberies. On Dec. 23, police say, a young ...
Photo: North Las Vegas Police describe a suspect of a con
Police release photo of convenience store robbery suspect
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Police are searching for a man they say robbed a convenience store at gunpoint last month in North Las Vegas.
Second suspect in L.A. patrol car shooting arrested in Las Vegas
Thursday, January 1, 2015
A second suspect was arrested Wednesday after a weekend shooting in which Los Angeles police officers came under fire.

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