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October 21, 2014

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Friday

Oct. 17, 2014

2:05 p.m.

Prosecutors: Doctor prescribed medicine for people who didn’t need it
A Las Vegas doctor accused of writing painkiller prescriptions for people he never treated and then creating records to pretend he'd worked with them has been ordered to nearly four years in prison. Authorities say 49-year-old Dr. Victor Bruce of ...

12:47 p.m.

Coroner: Man found dead after domestic dispute committed suicide
Coroner: Man found dead after domestic dispute committed suicide
A 37-year-old man found dead in a house following a domestic dispute Thursday committed suicide, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Jose Castro of Las Vegas was discovered ...

8:17 a.m.

Man gets up to 20 years in fatal Halloween crash
A 22-year-old man has been ordered to seven to 20 years in prison for a Halloween crash in North Las Vegas that killed a teen mother an injured three others. Leonard Novell Walker II was sentenced Thursday, after ...

Thursday

Oct. 16, 2014

3:31 p.m.

Man in downtown domestic dispute is found dead
Man in downtown domestic dispute is found dead
A 37-year-old man involved in a downtown barricade situation this afternoon was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Police ...

2:55 p.m.

Court rules Nevada implied consent law is unconstitutional
Court rules Nevada implied consent law is unconstitutional
A law that allows police to forcibly take blood samples from drivers without a warrant is unconstitutional, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled today. The court found ...

12:59 p.m.

7 of Adam Laxalt’s relatives endorse his opponent for attorney general
7 of Adam Laxalt’s relatives endorse his opponent for attorney general
Seven members of Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt’s extended family have endorsed his opponent, Democrat Ross Miller. In a letter to the editor published ...

12:06 p.m.

Judge releases woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton
Judge releases woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton
A federal judge on Thursday ordered a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton in Las Vegas to live with her mother in Arizona while she awaits ...

11:44 a.m.

Photo: Trick-or-treaters of all ages walk The District at
Las Vegas a sweet spot for scoring lots of candy fast
Sweet news: Las Vegas made the list of the best cities for trick-or-treating on Halloween, and it’s not just because of candy. Real estate website Zillow ranked Las Vegas 19th nationwide in its sixth annual Trick-or-Treat Index. According to the website, the “index represents cities that will provide ...

8:11 a.m.

Police: Child injured; driver arrested on DUI count
Police: Child injured; driver arrested on DUI count
A child was hospitalized this morning after being hit by a driver arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to Metro Police. A small truck hit the child about ...

Wednesday

Oct. 15, 2014

11:09 a.m.

Gas leak closes part of Las Vegas Boulevard
Gas leak closes part of Las Vegas Boulevard
One northbound lane is open on Las Vegas Boulevard near the Las Vegas South Premium Outlets mall as crews continue to repair a gas leak that occurred ...

9:46 a.m.

Police: Telephone Man robber strikes again
An armed robber who Metro Police call the Telephone Man has struck again. He has robbed four more wireless phone businesses since Friday, police said. He was ...

Tuesday

Oct. 14, 2014

4:17 p.m.

Photo: A view of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts
Chamber of Commerce finds new home in downtown Las Vegas
After leaving its offices at Town Square last year, a Las Vegas business group has found a new home in an unlikely place. The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce is moving into the ...

2:30 p.m.

Metro Police searching for suspect in burglary
Officers are searching for a suspect in a burglary in the western valley this afternoon, Metro Police said. Police received a report of ...

1:38 p.m.

Suspect in office shooting had long-running worker compensation claim
Suspect in office shooting had long-running worker compensation claim
Police say a 73-year-old Las Vegas man arrested after a shooting in a lobby of a building housing a Nevada agency appeared to have waited for the hearing advocate who ...

1:24 p.m.

Reality-TV show goes behind-the-scenes with coroner in Las Vegas
Reality-TV show goes behind-the-scenes with coroner in Las Vegas
A reality-TV show offering a behind-the-scenes look at the Clark County Coroner’s Office debuts Wednesday. The one-hour pilot for the program, “Postmortem in Vegas,” will feature ...

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