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Prison homicide raises questions of guards’ use of guns
Prison homicide raises questions of guards’ use of guns
Thursday, April 9, 2015
The Nevada prison where a handcuffed inmate was killed by a guard with a shotgun has an unusually high number of incidents of corrections officers firing guns, despite the vast ...
Las Vegas man who threatened to blow up judges sent to prison
Las Vegas man who threatened to blow up judges sent to prison
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Authorities say a 60-year-old Las Vegas man who threatened to blow up two federal district court judges in Nevada will spend six years, three months in federal prison. The U.S. Attorney for Nevada said Wednesday that Clifford James Schuett pleaded guilty to ...
Police: Laughlin hotel guest threatened to shoot casino security in barricade
Police: Laughlin hotel guest threatened to shoot casino security in barricade
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Authorities say a hotel guest who barricaded himself inside a casino hotel room for hours had threatened to shoot anyone who forced him out. Harrah's casino-hotel in Laughlin called police about ...
Police: Vehicle carrying children shot during road-rage incident
Police: Vehicle carrying children shot during road-rage incident
Monday, April 6, 2015
A man fired a shot at a vehicle carrying an adult and three children Sunday during a road-rage incident on U.S. 95 near ...
Rash of auto break-ins reported at Las Vegas parks
Rash of auto break-ins reported at Las Vegas parks
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The Las Vegas Deputy City Marshal Unit is investigating a series of recent auto burglaries at city parks. Burglars smashed windows, took purses and then ...
Photo: Kenny Yost holds his daughter Ily, then 6 months o
Did Child Protective Services drop the ball?
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Eight-month-old Ily Yost coos and wiggles in her bouncy seat. She beams as she looks up at her father. No one knows if she actually sees him. In mid-November, Ily landed in Sunrise Children’s Hospital with what doctors referred to as ...
Pahrump deputy is arrested, accused of pointing gun at his wife
Pahrump deputy is arrested, accused of pointing gun at his wife
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Andrew Denning faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon, child endangerment and domestic battery, police said ...
Coroner IDs man killed in apparent home invasion
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A man killed in what Metro Police called an apparent home invasion Monday night has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as ...
FBI: Suspect arrested in $170,000 Las Vegas credit union heist
FBI: Suspect arrested in $170,000 Las Vegas credit union heist
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Federal authorities say a 40-year-old man sought in several bank robberies in Las Vegas and Reno, including a credit union heist netting nearly $171,000, has been ...
Photo: Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo smiles during a
Honeymoon in Vegas? Not for Clark County’s new sheriff
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Law Enforcement:
Saying he doesn't want people to think he's easing his way into his job, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo has been pushing a series of initiatives since taking over the department in January. Those goals reveal a vision that drastically shifts course from the days of his mentor and predecessor. They include ...
Marshals arrest a Hawaii ‘most wanted’ fugitive in Las Vegas
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
U.S. marshals say a 48-year-old fugitive sought in Honolulu in a home contractor theft case has been arrested in Las Vegas ...
Woman pleads guilty in dog attack case
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A 29-year-old single mother whose four dogs mauled two Las Vegas neighbors has pleaded guilty to a felony willful disregard charge in a plea deal to be freed from jail pending ...
Woman arrested in home invasion slaying in northeast valley
Woman arrested in home invasion slaying in northeast valley
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A woman has been arrested and police are still searching for two male suspects in connection with an apparent home invasion Monday night in the northeast valley that left a man dead ...
Bill would create repeater felony for graffiti crimes
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a bill creating a felony charge for repeated graffiti offenses. Republican Assemblyman Lynn Stewart is sponsoring AB 244 which was heard Tuesday morning in ...
Teenager in critical condition after shooting at party in NLV
Teenager in critical condition after shooting at party in NLV
Saturday, March 21, 2015
At about 3:52 a.m., police received reports of a shooting in the 1800 block of Quartet Drive, near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Alexander Road, North Las Vegas Police said ...

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