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Oklahoma man charged with threatening Sen. Harry Reid
Oklahoma man charged with threatening Sen. Harry Reid
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
A 31-year-old Tulsa man has been charged in federal court with threatening to kill U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and harm the Nevada lawmaker's family. In the 10-page complaint ...
Man shot by police charged officers with knife, officials say
Man shot by police charged officers with knife, officials say
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
A man shot by Metro Police in a confrontation Monday charged officers with a knife, authorities said. Kyle Kuhn, 31, was shot after he ...
Police searching for suspect in parking lot robberies
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Metro Police are searching for a man they say robbed several people in parking lots near UNLV earlier this year. The suspect, a Hispanic male in...
Police: Domestic dispute leads to fatal stabbing, suicide
Police: Domestic dispute leads to fatal stabbing, suicide
Monday, August 11, 2014
Two people are dead after a domestic dispute in North Las Vegas resulted in a stabbing death and a suicide. The incident began at about 5 p.m., when a man rammed ...
Henderson official on leave after drunken driving arrest
Henderson official on leave after drunken driving arrest
Friday, August 8, 2014
Authorities booked Fred Horvath, 58, around 3 p.m. today on suspicion of driving under the influence. He has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of ...
Former UFC fighter sought in violent domestic dispute
Former UFC fighter sought in violent domestic dispute
Friday, August 8, 2014
Metro Police are investigating allegations that a former UFC fighter and small-time porn actor was involved in a domestic dispute that ended in severe injuries. Police have identified ...
Hearing set for 3 women in prison phone case involving Ammar Harris
Hearing set for 3 women in prison phone case involving Ammar Harris
Friday, August 8, 2014
A preliminary hearing is set Aug. 20 for three women accused of smuggling cellphones to Ammar Harris, who is awaiting a death penalty trial in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and fiery crash that ...
Sex trade crackdown yields dozens of arrests
Sex trade crackdown yields dozens of arrests
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Almost 200 arrests were made as a result of a recent national sex trafficking sting operation, Metro Police said. From July 17 through Aug. 3, law enforcement agencies from ...
Man arrested in theft of copper from veterans building, police say
Thursday, August 7, 2014
A man was arrested last month after a witness reported seeing someone stealing copper from a veterans building and alerted authorities, Metro Police said. Officers initially received a report...
Metro Police investigating robbery at Wet ’n’ Wild
Metro Police investigating robbery at Wet ’n’ Wild
Thursday, August 7, 2014
A robbery took place at Wet ’n’ Wild early Monday, before the water park opened for business, Metro Police said. The incident occurred about 5 a.m., police said, hours ...
Why thousands of crime suspects aren’t pursued once they leave Clark County
Why thousands of crime suspects aren’t pursued once they leave Clark County
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Across the United States, a USA Today investigation has found, police routinely allow as many as half of the people wanted for crimes large and small to escape justice simply by ...
Las Vegas man gets 6 months in smog test scheme
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A former emissions inspector in Las Vegas was sentenced to six months in prison after he falsified the smog check results of more than 1,000 vehicles. Henry Alberto Batista, 30, pleaded guilty to ...
Man is critical after his scooter collides with SUV
Man is critical after his scooter collides with SUV
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
​A man was sent to the hospital in critical condition Wednesday morning after his scooter collided with a car. The accident occurred at 11:28 a.m. in the intersection of ...
2 suspects sought in armed robbery on Nellis Boulevard
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Metro Police are searching for two suspects who they say robbed a convenience store at gunpoint last month in the northeast valley. The suspects entered ...
California woman sentenced to 57 months for mortgage fraud
California woman sentenced to 57 months for mortgage fraud
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
An accountant from California was sentenced to 57 months in prison and ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution after being convicted of mortgage fraud in Southern Nevada ...

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