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Driver killed in collision with parked vehicle identified
Monday, Nov. 9, 2009
A 31-year-old man died about 1:30 a.m. Sunday after he lost control of his 2000 Honda Civic and crashed into a parked 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck parked on East Carey Road, North Las Vegas Police said today.
Photo released in gunpoint robbery at ATM
Monday, Nov. 9, 2009
Metro Police said today they are seeking two people after a person was robbed at gunpoint while at an ATM in the northwest Las Vegas Valley last month.
Man suspected in stabbing death of wife identified
Monday, Nov. 9, 2009
Authorities today identified a 49-year-old man suspected of stabbing his wife to death this past weekend. Officers arrived about 9 a.m. Saturday to the 4100 block of Otis Avenue on a domestic disturbance call, police said.
Police search for gunman after 1 killed, 1 wounded
Monday, Nov. 9, 2009
Metro Police detectives are continuing their search for a gunman after one man was killed and another was wounded following an argument Sunday morning.
Small earthquake rattles under downtown Las Vegas
Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009
A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 occurred about 3 a.m. Sunday beneath downtown Las Vegas.
North Las Vegas man dies in single-car crash
Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009
A 31-year-old man died in a single-car crash early this morning, North Las Vegas Police said.
Metro identifies officers, sergeants in 2 fatal struggles
Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
Metro Police have identified seven officers and two sergeants involved in two deadly confrontations within four days this month. The latest incident involved a man who died in police custody Wednesday night after a struggle with officers.
Five-vehicle collision on northbound I-15 snarls traffic
Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
A five-vehicle collision involving a Metro Police vehicle has traffic snarled for miles on northbound Interstate 15, authorities said. No injuries have been reported, but traffic is stalled north of Sahara Avenue on the interstate.
Man severely burned in fire unable to talk to investigators
Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
A man who is in critical condition in University Medical Center's burn unit has been unable to speak with Las Vegas Fire Department investigators examining a Wednesday apartment fire in northwestern Las Vegas in which two children were lowered to safety.
Man arrested in 2008 death of woman found in trash can
Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
The arrest of a man by Metro Police and San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies wanted for a 2008 homicide in Las Vegas came after months of detective interviews, reviewed videotapes and DNA traced to an envelope.
Two H1N1 flu shot clinics to be offered Saturday
Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
The Southern Nevada Health District is offering two H1N1 flu vaccine clinics from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday. The clinics will be held at the main public health center, 625 Shadow Lane, which is north of West Charleston Boulevard and west of Martin Luther King Boulevard, and the Henderson public health center at 520 E. Lake Mead Parkway.
Oakland fugitive caught in Las Vegas
Man wanted for fatal shooting in 2004 incident in Oakland
Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
A team of federal and local law enforcement officers captured a man wanted in Oakland in a 2004 fatal shooting at a nightclub.
Five-car crash disrupts traffic in northeast valley
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009
A five-car crash shortly after 4 p.m. today has snarled traffic in the northeast Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police said.
2-year-old boy pulled from backyard pool on life support
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009
A 2-year-old North Las Vegas boy who was rushed to a hospital after falling into a backyard pool near Cheyenne Avenue and Civic Center Drive is on life support.
Second man dies while being restrained by Metro officers
During news conference, police say both men had underlying medical conditions
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009
A man died in the custody of Metro Police Wednesday night after a struggle with officers at a home in the southwest Las Vegas Valley, police said today. It's the second time in four days a man has died as he was being restrained by Metro officers. Eight officers and a sergeant have been placed on paid administrative leave, Metro Capt. Randy Montandon said at a news conference this afternoon. Four officers and a sergeant were involved in the first incident on Sunday, and four officers were involved in the second incident on Wednesday.
3 Las Vegans join state Commission on Nuclear Projects
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009
When the Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects meets Tuesday at Las Vegas
City Hall, three new commissioners will take their seats, and they are all from Las Vegas.
Jury convicts Las Vegas man in April bar robbery, shooting
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
A Las Vegas man who robbed the Lucky Nickel Saloon in April and shot a patron in the leg was convicted by a federal jury today of robbery and firearm charges.
Elderly woman escapes house fire uninjured
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
An elderly woman escaped an upstairs bedroom fire in a two-story house in the northwest Las Vegas Valley this morning.
2 more die of flu; vaccine clinics scheduled this weekend
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting two more deaths from the H1N1 flu, bringing the total number of deaths in Clark County to 20. A 61-year-old woman and a 44-year-old woman, both with underlying health problems, died from the flu during the week of Oct. 20, health officials said.
Coroner IDs motorcyclist in crash that left two injured
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
Two motorcyclists were speeding and riding wheelies down Sahara Avenue on Tuesday before they crashed into a car, killing one of them and critically injuring the other, Metro Police said.
Third arrest made in toddlers' fall from car
Police report reveals new details in case
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
In addition to two mothers facing charges after three toddlers fell from a Chrysler PT Cruiser Sunday night in the northeast Las Vegas Valley, a man riding in the car was also arrested, Metro Police said today. Police discovered three adults and seven children were inside the car when it was stopped at Owens Avenue and Bruce Street. Officers were called to the area about 6:30 p.m. Sunday on the report of a fight. An officer saw one of the three children fall out of the car as it began to drive south on Bruce Street.
Motorcyclist killed in east valley crash identified
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
A motorcyclist who was killed in a collision with a car in the eastern Las Vegas Valley about 6:30 p.m. Monday was identified today as 27-year-old Preston Lee Weil, the Clark County Coroner's Office said today.
Motorcyclist dies in east Las Vegas Valley crash
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car in the eastern Las Vegas Valley about 6:30 p.m. Monday night. Metro Police are still investigating the crash at Nellis Boulevard and Stewart Avenue.
Man who assaulted officer with car gets 8 years in prison
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
A Las Vegas man who rammed his Honda Accord into a U.S. Immigration and Customs detention officer who was approaching his car was sentenced today to eight years in federal prison and three years of supervised release.
Burned body found in northeast Las Vegas Valley
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
A badly burned body was found today on a mattress in the northeast Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police said.
Northbound I-15 traffic snarled after three-vehicle crash
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
Motorists traveling northbound on Interstate 15 south of Sahara Avenue have only one lane available after a three-vehicle crash occurred involving a horse trailer, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
Coroner IDs toddler accidentally run over
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
The toddler who died after a driver accidentally backed over him Sunday night in an east valley residential neighborhood has been identified as 21-month-old Ismael Guerrero Jr., of Las Vegas.
Teen accused of shooting friend's parents faces new charge
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
Prosecutors have added a charge of robbery with a deadly weapon against an 18-year-old accused of shooting his friend's parents to death.
2 mothers face charges after 3 toddlers fall from car
Woman accused of child endangerment, DUI; 1 child critically injured
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
Two mothers are facing charges after three toddlers fell from a Chrysler PT Cruiser that had 10 people in it Sunday night in the northeast Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police said. Nancy Lopez is charged with seven counts of child endangerment, seven counts of having children unrestrained inside the car, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving on a suspended license, having an open container in a vehicle and driving after dark without headlights, police said.
Metro officer identified in traffic stop shooting
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
The officer involved in the shooting of Raymond James Duensing last week has been identified as David Gilbert, 48, assigned to traffic patrol, Metro Police said today.
Man who died in Halloween parking lot shooting identified
Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
A 40-year-old man shot to death Halloween night in the parking lot of his apartment complex has been identified as Arbuary D. Fuller, the Clark County Coroner's Office said today.
Sunday morning is time to fall back an hour
Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009
Most of the United States, including Las Vegas, will gain an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday by turning back clocks to standard time. When daylight saving time began at 2 a.m. on March 8, clocks sprang forward one hour.
Convicted pastor wanted in teen's death arrested in Las Vegas
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
A Fugitive Investigative Strike Team arrested a 60-year-old pastor in Las Vegas today wanted in Washington state for striking and killing a teen bicyclist. Randall Foos was wanted stemming from a 2003 incident.
Metro identifies man shot by officer after traffic stop
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
Metro Police identified the man who was shot by an officer Thursday afternoon as 31-year-old Raymond J. Duensing.
945,000 acres protected from mining for 20 years
Federal agency withdraws critical environment in Southern Nevada
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
The Bureau of Land Management signed an order today that withdraws almost 945,000 acres of sensitive public lands from new mining activity in Southern Nevada for 20 years. The bureau said it had taken the action to protect 24 areas of critical environmental concern in Clark and Nye counties.
Experimental plane makes forced landing near NLV airport
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash-landing of a home-built plane near Texas Station in northwest Las Vegas on Friday. Two people were on board the aircraft. Both were taken to University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The experimental Dragonfly Mark II had left North Las Vegas Airport for a flight and had intended to return to the airport when the plane’s engine failed shortly after takeoff, the FAA said. According to the FAA, the aircraft, which was built in 1992, is owned by Yun Chieh Tang of Las Vegas.
Decomposed body found in northeast valley desert
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
A walker found decomposed human remains in a desert area this morning in the northeast Las Vegas Valley on Nellis Air Force Base property near Sunrise Mountain.
Soldier with Las Vegas ties dies in Afghanistan crash
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
The 66th military member with ties to Nevada has died in overseas wars since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Pentagon said.
Water main breaks on north end of Las Vegas Strip
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009
A major water main broke shortly after 6 a.m., sending a cascade of water along Las Vegas Boulevard, at the Las Vegas Strip's Riviera Boulevard. Water gushed along the Strip, turning the resort corridor between Sahara Avenue and Riviera Boulevard into a river. Metro Police restricted traffic lanes going south to one lane because of the water. All but one lane has since been reopened.
University Medical Center bans hospital visitors younger than 16
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009
University Medical Center announced today a new policy to keep children and teenagers up to 16 out of high risk areas at the hospital on West Charleston Boulevard.
Metro Police officer involved in shooting
Police say officer saw man had a gun and possibly a knife in his waistband
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009
A man shot by a Metro Police officer was taken to the hospital this afternoon and West Cheyenne Avenue was blocked as police investigated the shooting. There were no injuries to officers during the shooting at West Cheyenne Avenue and Michael Way, Officer Bill Cassell said. Police said the incident started with a traffic stop shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday. An officer stopped the driver of a vehicle making an illegal turn, police said, and learned the man might have been wanted on a warrant.
Man who crashed into police cruiser has long record
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009
The man who Metro Police took into custody Wednesday after they say he committed a robbery, stole two vehicles and rammed a police cruiser has a long arrest record in Las Vegas.
3 sought in North Las Vegas business burglary
Police release video today of the September crime
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009
North Las Vegas police are asking for the public's help in finding three burglars who broke into a shop last month in the northern Las Vegas Valley. Authorities today released surveillance video of the burglary with hopes someone will recognize the three men. Officers responded at 6:11 a.m. on Sept. 17 to Belle's Handbags, 4040 W. Craig Road, in response to the burglary. Three men had forced their way into the business by breaking through a wall, causing considerable damage to the wall between the shop and a vacant suite next door, police said.
Nevada to receive $92 million in energy grants
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009
Nevada is expecting to receive more than $92 million in stimulus grants from the Department of Energy for geothermal exploration and technology projects ranging from finding new sources of power to adding power generation to existing plants.
Officers to look for DUI drivers over Halloween weekend
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009
Seven Southern Nevada law enforcement agencies plan to step up patrols for those driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs this Halloween weekend.
Apartment fire does $150,000 damage
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009
A two-alarm fire that started in a first-floor apartment and spread into the building’s attic did about $150,000 damage to a complex in the northwest Las Vegas Valley, Las Vegas Fire Department officials said.
Man arrested for robbery after crashing into police cruiser
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009
Metro Police have taken a man into custody after they say he committed a robbery, stole two vehicles and rammed a police cruiser.

Man accused of peeping, videotaping women
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009
North Las Vegas Police are helping Metro Police search for a 32-year-old man accused of peeping through uncovered windows to watch and videotape unsuspecting women.
6 new H1N1 deaths reported in Southern Nevada
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009
The Southern Nevada Health District today is reporting six new deaths from the 2009 H1N1 flu strain. That brings the total number of deaths since the virus was discovered in April to 18 in the Las Vegas area.
Gunman wanted in weekend casino robbery
Police say man displayed a gun at the cashier's counter and demanded money
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009
Metro Police today are asking for the public's help in identifying and finding a man who robbed a Las Vegas Valley casino in the eastern valley on Saturday. The man walked into the rear of a casino at Boulder Highway and Desert Inn Road at about 5 a.m. and went to the cashier's counter, police said. The man pulled a black, long-barrel handgun.

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