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FBI: Las Vegas Valley sees uptick in property crime, drop in violent crime
FBI: Las Vegas Valley sees uptick in property crime, drop in violent crime
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Violent crime in Southern Nevada dipped in 2013 while property crimes rose, according to recently released FBI statistics. The national report offers a glimpse ...
4 injured in North Las Vegas shooting
4 injured in North Las Vegas shooting
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Four people were injured after a shooting in North Las Vegas this afternoon. North Las Vegas Police received a report about 4 p.m. of a shooting in the 2100 block of Englestad Street near ...
Man granted parole in 1998 teenage slaying
Man granted parole in 1998 teenage slaying
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The state Pardons Board voted Tuesday to grant immediate parole to Marcus Dixon, who at the age of 14 fatally shot one person and wounded another in Las Vegas in 1998.
2 Henderson residents get sentences for synthetic drug business
Monday, November 17, 2014
Two Henderson residents who pleaded guilty over the summer to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance received different sentences. One will spend 51 months in prison and the other will receive three years probation with one year home confinement.
Team looking for missing woman finds remains near Lake Mead
Team looking for missing woman finds remains near Lake Mead
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Teams in the area were searching for Susana Villalvazo, the 46-year-old Las Vegas woman who disappeared Nov. 5 along with Samuel Teran, 75 ...
Inmate, 28, dies of unknown cause at state prison
Friday, November 14, 2014
A 28-year-old inmate died Wednesday at a prison near Indian Springs, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. Carlos Perez was serving 18 to 48 months for ...
Motorist faces murder count in deadly traffic altercation
Motorist faces murder count in deadly traffic altercation
Thursday, November 13, 2014
A Las Vegas man accused of fatally shooting a motorist after a traffic altercation Thursday night turned himself in to Metro Police and has been arrested on ...
Police release sketch of suspect in fatal shooting, robbery
Police release sketch of suspect in fatal shooting, robbery
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Metro Police released additional details today about three people wanted in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting a woman in the north valley Tuesday night. Laura McKinney, 22, was walking ...
1 held in case of armed robbery near Las Vegas Strip
1 held in case of armed robbery near Las Vegas Strip
Monday, November 10, 2014
Metro Police have one person in custody amid a search for suspects in an armed robbery that occurred in the area of the Mirage and Treasure Island this ...
Police searching for suspect in robbery of Las Vegas casino
Police searching for suspect in robbery of Las Vegas casino
Monday, November 10, 2014
Metro Police are searching for a gunman they say robbed Palace Station early Sunday morning. The man entered the casino in the 2400 block of West Sahara Avenue with a handgun about 1 a.m. and demanded ...
Photo: Metro Police identified the men shown in this comp
Photos show men pointing shotgun, handgun during robbery
Friday, November 7, 2014
Metro Police are searching for four men — one armed with a shotgun and one with a handgun — in the robbery of a business on Wednesday in the northwest valley. Two men walked into the business in ...
2 masked robbers hit grocery store slot parlor
2 masked robbers hit grocery store slot parlor
Friday, November 7, 2014
Metro Police are searching for two people who robbed a cashier and others at gunpoint at the slot parlor in a northwest valley Smith’s grocery store Thursday night. Police received several calls about ...
Report of gunman unconfirmed; lockdown of nearby school lifted
Report of gunman unconfirmed; lockdown of nearby school lifted
Thursday, November 6, 2014
A brief lockdown at a Las Vegas elementary school was lifted today after an unconfirmed report of a man with a gun near the campus, Metro Police said. The lockdown at ...
Photo: Rap music mogul Marion Suge Knight appears in cour
Suge Knight pleads not guilty in robbery case
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Suge Knight has pleaded not guilty to a robbery charge filed over an incident in which a celebrity photographer accused the Death Row Records founder of stealing her camera. Knight, 49, appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday and ...
Las Vegas woman pleads guilty to filing false tax claims
Las Vegas woman pleads guilty to filing false tax claims
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
A Las Vegas woman pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to four counts of filing false claims with the IRS and faces up to ...

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