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May 31, 2016

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One of FBI’s most-wanted fugitives caught at Mexican border
Monday, May 30, 2016
Authorities say a man on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list has been captured on the border with Mexico. He was wanted in ...
Gunman among at least 2 dead in Houston shooting
Sunday, May 29, 2016
A gunman and at least one other person were killed Sunday, authorities said, as many shots were fired in a Houston neighborhood where police had urged people to remain in their homes ...
Police seeking driver in hit-and-run that left pedestrian in critical condition
Sunday, May 29, 2016
A jaywalker was critically injured Saturday evening when a truck crashed into him and then drove away near East Tropicana Avenue and South Topaz Street ...
One person in critical condition, three others injured after morning shooting downtown
One person in critical condition, three others injured after morning shooting downtown
Sunday, May 29, 2016
One man is in critical condition and three others are injured after an early morning shooting downtown. Two men were involved in a verbal dispute in the area when the four victims walked past them. Words were exchanged, and at some point, one of the suspects entered a white sedan and grabbed a handgun ...
Man gets 10 years in Thunder From Down Under backstage shooting
Man gets 10 years in Thunder From Down Under backstage shooting
Friday, May 27, 2016
A Las Vegas man who admitted firing a gun while trying to steal costumes and props from the Thunder From Down Under male revue in March 2014 has been sentenced to 10 to 25 years in ...
Police seek armed robber who targeted Domino’s near UNLV
Thursday, May 26, 2016
A gunman accused of robbing a pizzeria earlier this month is being sought by Metro Police ...
Metro releases photos of man who robbed Hooters sports book
Metro releases photos of man who robbed Hooters sports book
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Metro Police released surveillance photos of a man they said robbed the Hooters casino sports book Monday ...
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Police seek suspect in east valley lewdness case
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Investigators are trying to identify a man accused of inappropriate contact with a person last week at an east valley business ...
Hooters casino sports book robbed at gunpoint
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The sports book at the Hooters casino just off the Strip was robbed at gunpoint Monday night, according to Metro Police. No shots were fired, and nobody ...
Man killed by Silver Nugget co-worker didn’t fight, police say
Man killed by Silver Nugget co-worker didn’t fight, police say
Monday, May 23, 2016
Before any words were exchanged, a casino security guard shot dead by police last week had earlier grabbed a co-worker by the neck, dragged him through employee areas of ...
Chumlee of ‘Pawn Stars’ taking plea deal to avoid jail
Chumlee of ‘Pawn Stars’ taking plea deal to avoid jail
Monday, May 23, 2016
One of the stars of the reality TV show "Pawn Stars" told a judge on Monday he's taking a plea deal that would spare him jail time in a case stemming from the discovery of guns, marijuana and other drugs at his Las Vegas ...
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Texas police say criminals often using imitation weapons
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Police in Texas say more crimes are being committed with imitation weapons such as BB guns, likely because they're cheap, easy to obtain and criminals may believe — mistakenly — that if they're caught, they'll avoid ...
Five men rob jewelry store near the Strip; Metro seeking identities
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Metro Police are hoping the public can help identify five men who robbed a jewelry store and injured a security guard late Thursday evening near the Strip ...
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Can community members paint taggers into a corner?
Sunday, May 22, 2016
A boxy, red-brick building at 1820 Desert Inn Road has become ground zero for what neighbors describe as a war — residents versus graffiti taggers. If the abandoned medical office, which bears the scars of repeated graffiti vandalism, is the prime target, then its neighbors are the collateral damage. Nearby property owners say the rampant spray-paint inscriptions hurt home values and bruise their attempts to revitalize ...
Family remembers shooting victim as a 'warrior' who positively impacted others
Sunday, May 22, 2016
After being shot in the chest earlier this month by a gunman not known to him, Jose De Jesus Alatorre Guzman was coherent enough to call 911, his family said Saturday. The 19-year-old soon-to-be-graduate of Western High School was rushed to a hospital in stable condition and was able to tell Metro Police investigators what happened May 11 ...