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August 23, 2014

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A look inside Nevada’s death row with a federal defense attorney
A look inside Nevada’s death row with a federal defense attorney
Friday, August 22, 2014
Q&A:
For decades, Michael Pescetta has sought to help dozens of defendants facing Nevada’s often imposed yet seldom used death penalty. And in a state with a per capita death penalty rate that ranks fourth in the country ...
2 men charged in rash of car burglaries in Henderson
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Two men already in custody were charged Wednesday with six additional burglaries in relation to a two-week string of car break-ins in Henderson. Dallas Creswell and Cory Quenzler were charged after ...
Coroner IDs man dead in apparent murder-suicide
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Authorities have identified a 69-year-old man accused of killing a woman in Las Vegas before shooting himself dead. Clark County coroner's officials have identified the suspect as ...
Robbers hold up employees at grocery store gaming area
Robbers hold up employees at grocery store gaming area
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Two people, each armed with a handgun, robbed employees in the gaming area of a west valley grocery store early Wednesday morning, according to Metro Police. The robbery happened ...
Woman arrested in weekend shooting death of teen
Woman arrested in weekend shooting death of teen
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
A woman has been arrested by Metro Police in connection with the weekend shooting death of 17-year-old Las Vegas resident Demario Hughes. Stacey Thomas, 27, was arrested Tuesday on ...
Couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say
Couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A couple were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide late Tuesday at their residence near Valley View and Oakey boulevards. Police received a welfare check request ...
Calif. police sergeant accused of soliciting undercover Las Vegas officer
Calif. police sergeant accused of soliciting undercover Las Vegas officer
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A police sergeant from Glendale, Calif., was arrested earlier this month after he allegedly solicited sex from an undercover Las Vegas police officer, according to ...
Coroner IDs victim in fatal stabbing; 3 sought
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Authorities have identified a 25-year-old man who was stabbed to death over the weekend in Las Vegas. Clark County coroner's officials say...
Bail set for former guard charged in prison phone-smuggling case
Bail set for former guard charged in prison phone-smuggling case
Monday, August 18, 2014
A Las Vegas judge today set bail at $50,000 for a former prison guard facing felony charges for allegedly smuggling cellphones into the cell of an inmate awaiting trial in a deadly Strip shooting and crash. The judge also ordered ...
Woman accused in fatal crime spree pleads not guilty
Woman accused in fatal crime spree pleads not guilty
Monday, August 18, 2014
A woman accused of carrying out a crime spree in a southeast valley neighborhood that left two people dead pleaded not guilty today in Clark County District Court. Natasha Jackson, 35, faces charges that...
Former burglar offers tips to avoid being victimized
Former burglar offers tips to avoid being victimized
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A former burglar, who says he gave up the life of crime years ago, shares some observations on home security. What would have deterred him from trying to break into a house?
1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting outside restaurant
1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting outside restaurant
Saturday, August 16, 2014
A woman was killed and another injured in an early morning shooting in the parking lot of a west valley restaurant, according to Metro Police. A man identified as ...
Police: Woman arrested in shooting had been beaten, robbed
Friday, August 15, 2014
A 21-year-old woman accused of shooting a man to death in a northeast valley apartment last week had reportedly been beaten and robbed by the shooting victim the night before, according to a Metro Police report. Anishya Douglas was arrested Aug. in Ogden, Utah, and has been...
Three injured in stabbings along the Las Vegas Strip
Three injured in stabbings along the Las Vegas Strip
Friday, August 15, 2014
Three people were wounded in two separate stabbings this morning along the Las Vegas Strip, one outside the Planet Hollywood and the other near the...
Woman sought in fatal Las Vegas shooting is arrested in Utah
Woman sought in fatal Las Vegas shooting is arrested in Utah
Thursday, August 14, 2014
A woman has been arrested in the shooting death of a man last week at a northeast valley apartment after an argument about ...

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