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Man pleads guilty in beating death of Nevada official
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Raul Garcia Jr. awaits sentencing Oct. 27 after entering the plea Friday in Carson District Court.
Man found dead near Galleria mall may be hit-and-run victim
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Police responded around 1:30 a.m. to Galleria Drive west of Gibson Road, where they found the man lying in the westbound roadway in a right-hand turn lane ...
Hospitals complain about payments to treat prisoners under Obamacare
Hospitals complain about payments to treat prisoners under Obamacare
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Hospitals are complaining about lower payments to treat Nevada prisoners after inmates were switched to Medicaid coverage under Obamacare, officials said. To save money ...
Photo: Metro Police investigators stand by the scene of a
Man shot in confrontation with Metro is indicted
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A man shot in the stomach by Metro Police after allegedly approaching officers with a knife faced a Clark County grand jury on Wednesday. Kyle Kuhn, 31, was charged with ...
Police: Women stole Rolexes from Las Vegas tourists, hid them in their bodies
Police: Women stole Rolexes from Las Vegas tourists, hid them in their bodies
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Police say that three women who joined a pair of Encore hotel guests in their room distracted them during sex to steal their Rolex watches, which they later hid in their ...
3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A Las Vegas airport employee and two other men are accused of conspiring to sneak pounds of cocaine in carry-on bags onto commercial flights to Alaska, according to a federal indictment. ...
Victim critical after being shot several times in the back
Victim critical after being shot several times in the back
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Metro Police are investigating a shooting in the northwest Las Vegas Valley that left a person in critical condition late Monday. Authorities were alerted to a report of shots fired in the area ...
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...

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