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July 23, 2014

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Man sought in sex attack on woman is shown on video
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Metro Police are looking for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman early this morning near Durango Drive and the 215 Beltway. The woman had been driving near ...
Metro working to ID man in photo with slain woman
Metro working to ID man in photo with slain woman
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
​Metro Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who reportedly went out with 34-year-old Maricela Faurrieta Suarez the night before she was found dead ...
Woman accused of using false ID to register to vote
Woman accused of using false ID to register to vote
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Authorities say a Las Vegas area woman was arrested today on seven felony counts, including two involving voter-registration fraud. According to a criminal complaint ...
Coroner IDs teen killed in weekend drive-by shooting
Coroner IDs teen killed in weekend drive-by shooting
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A man killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday morning near Jones Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue has been identified as Issacher Akaka, 18, of Las Vegas. Akaka was killed when ...
Man arrested in string of Las Vegas sexual assaults
Man arrested in string of Las Vegas sexual assaults
Monday, July 21, 2014
Metro Police have arrested a man who is believed to have sexually assaulted several women, some of whom were prostitutes. Police were able to link 27-year-old ...
Metro releases photo of person of interest in Fashion Show mall shooting
Metro releases photo of person of interest in Fashion Show mall shooting
Monday, July 21, 2014
Metro Police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a shooting last week at the Fashion Show mall. The man appears in a surveillance video, which can be seen ...
Las Vegas man arrested at Pa. casino has gambling-cheat record
Monday, July 21, 2014
A Las Vegas man arrested over the weekend at a Pennsylvania casino has been on Nevada gambling regulators' radar as a casino cheat since 1999. Jubreal Chahine, 40, was spotted Saturday afternoon at ...
Court upholds $1M judgment against firm in Wal-Mart customer’s death
Court upholds $1M judgment against firm in Wal-Mart customer’s death
Monday, July 21, 2014
On the night of June 2, 2004, Michael Born purchased a headlight from the Wal-Mart at 201 N. Nellis Blvd. He was installing it in his car in the store’s parking lot when Raymond Alton Garrett, then 37, approached Born, struck him in the head and …
Officials identify 2 people killed in separate shootings
Officials identify 2 people killed in separate shootings
Saturday, July 19, 2014
The deaths of Marvin Surrell, 22, and Krystal McAdow, 23, were Metro Police's 69th and 70th homicides this year ...
After woman was killed, body dumped in street, police say
After woman was killed, body dumped in street, police say
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Dispatchers received a call around 5:45 a.m. about a person down on the 1200 block of Fairchild Street. When police arrived, they found a woman in the street ...
Five, including former program director, indicted in case involving misuse of CCSD funds
Five, including former program director, indicted in case involving misuse of CCSD funds
Friday, July 18, 2014
Priscilla Rocha, director of the district's Adult English Language Acquisition program, is one of five people named in the indictment issued today by a county grand jury. Rocha faces charges that include burglary, theft …
Woman shot, killed at convenience store on Sahara near I-15
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Officers were dispatched to the scene at 5:49 p.m. and found the woman with a gunshot wound to the chest
Police say Las Vegas man admits killing roommate, is arrested in LA
Police say Las Vegas man admits killing roommate, is arrested in LA
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Martin Skropeta said he got into a physical altercation with his roommate after she told him to move out of the apartment Sunday afternoon because he had failed to pay rent ...
Judge wants proof ex-NFL player completed sentence in Bellagio incident
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Attorney Gregory Knapp appeared Thursday in court for Larry Johnson and said later he'd provide paperwork showing the 34-year-old former Kansas City Chiefs and Miami Dolphins star had completed required …
New trial set for suspect in Thunder From Down Under shooting
New trial set for suspect in Thunder From Down Under shooting
Thursday, July 17, 2014
A man accused of firing a gun at the Excalibur during a scuffle with members of the Thunder From Down Under male revue ​will face trial for a second time in...

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