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Police: Man steals candy bar, barricades himself in office
Police: Man steals candy bar, barricades himself in office
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A Metro Police SWAT team was called in Tuesday after a man stole a candy bar from a Wal-Mart and then barricaded himself in a dentist’s office, Metro Police said. Police received a call at 12:06 p.m. of a robbery...
Motorcyclist killed in crash with pickup truck
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A motorcyclist died today after colliding with a pickup truck in the northwest valley, Metro Police reported. Police received reports at 2:21 p.m. of the...
Garage fire might have been caused by fireworks, officials say
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Fireworks might have started a garage fire in the 1800 block of Misty Glade Drive, near Warm Springs Road and Eastern Avenue, Clark County Fire Department Chief Jon Klassen said. Firefighters received reports...
Suspects in alleged World Cup betting scheme freed from custody
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme has been let out of jail after his poker-star friends posted his bail and immigration officials cleared his release. Fifty-year-old Wei Seng Phua and...
Coroner IDs man killed in US 95 rollover crash
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A man killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle rollover accident on U.S. 95 has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as...
Suspect shot after 1 killed, 2 wounded in home invasions
Suspect shot after 1 killed, 2 wounded in home invasions
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A man and woman carjacked a roadside service truck this morning before they broke into two houses, where one person was shot to death and two others were ...
Police facing bigger crowds on streets downtown, on the Strip
Police facing bigger crowds on streets downtown, on the Strip
Monday, July 28, 2014
Downtown’s rebirth is gaining so much steam and the way tourists are enjoying Las Vegas is changing so fundamentally that it’s forcing Metro Police to change the way they ...
Child suffers minor injuries in apartment fire
Child suffers minor injuries in apartment fire
Monday, July 28, 2014
A child was taken to the hospital with a cut and minor smoke inhalation after a mattress caught fire at an apartment this afternoon, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. At 1:27 p.m., firefighters responded to reports of...
Man shot during street fight dies at hospital
Monday, July 28, 2014
Metro Police are investigating the slaying of a man who was found suffering from a gunshot wound Saturday night on the corner of Walnut Road and Savory Court, near East Alexander and North Pecos roads. Officers responded at 8:24 p.m. and found...
Former program director pleads not guilty in theft of School District funds
Monday, July 28, 2014
A former department head with the Clark County School District pleaded not guilty today to 52 charges related to the theft of nearly $300,000 from her employer. Priscilla Rocha is accused of...
Photo: Tow truck drivers clean up after a fatal rollover
Driver killed after being ejected from SUV in rollover crash
Monday, July 28, 2014
A man was ejected from a sport utility vehicle and killed when it rolled over on U.S. 95 this morning, authorities said. The Nevada Highway Patrol responded...
Bellagio robber spent stolen cash on prostitutes, hotel room, police say
Bellagio robber spent stolen cash on prostitutes, hotel room, police say
Monday, July 28, 2014
Metro Police said the suspect they arrested in Friday’s robbery at the Bellagio scored up to $45,000 in cash and proceeded to celebrate with a...
Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Monday, July 28, 2014
Eight homes in the Rainbow Canyon area of Mount Charleston sustained significant damage from flooding today, officials said. Rainbow Canyon Boulevard became...
Police: Man fatally shot at house party in northwest valley
Monday, July 28, 2014
A 20-year-old man was shot and killed early today at a house party in the in the northwest Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police reported. The shooting occurred...
Chocolatier makes move to Container Park; grocery chain Sprouts up across valley
Chocolatier makes move to Container Park; grocery chain Sprouts up across valley
Monday, July 28, 2014
Openings & Closings:
JinJu Chocolates stirs up sweet offerings in its new downtown home as a coffee and doughnut heavyweight opens a new Las Vegas location. Also around town, a growing grocery chain is celebrating its newest location, and ...

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