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2 seeking donations for veterans group accused of fraud
Monday, June 28, 2010
Boulder City Police arrested two Arizona men Friday suspected of unlawfully soliciting donations for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Gunman sought after man fatally shot outside motorcycle club
Monday, June 28, 2010
Metro Police are searching for a man accused of shooting another man outside a motorcycle enthusiast club Sunday night.
Five injured in two-vehicle collision
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Three teens and two others were injured in a two-vehicle collision early this morning at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 21st Street, police said.
Fireworks stands set to open; firefighters urge 'common sense'
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Fireworks will go on sale next week in Southern Nevada in advance of the Fourth of July. For firefighters, the holiday is the busiest work day of the year.
Real estate executive's death ruled suicide
Friday, June 25, 2010
A Las Vegas real estate executive was found dead in his garage Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. David Richard Lewis, 36, of The Lewis Group of Companies, was found at his Summerlin home Thursday.
Three people injured in house fire
Friday, June 25, 2010
Three people were injured in a Las Vegas house fire Friday that caused $80,000 in damage, fire officials said. Tim Szymanski, spokesman for Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, said firefighters responded to the single-story house fire about 10:30 a.m. in the 5800 block of Edrene Avenue.
Refugee accused of sexually assaulting 3 young relatives
Friday, June 25, 2010
A 37-year-old African refugee has been charged in connection with sexually assaulting three young relatives.
Henderson man, 28, arrested on child porn charges
Thursday, June 24, 2010
A man was arrested on child porn charges after police say they discovered graphic images and videos of underage girls on his computer.
Group submits signatures for three Boulder City ballot initiatives
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Signatures for the last three ballot initiatives being petitioned by Boulder City residents for the upcoming general election were submitted to the city clerk Wednesday.
Woman, 18, accused of trying to kill newborn baby
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
An 18-year-old woman has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn after police say she allegedly tried to dispose of the baby.
Man charged with DUI of drugs in bus stop shelter crash
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
A 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with driving under the influence of drugs after crashing his pickup truck into a bus stop shelter Monday near the Fiesta Rancho and injuring three people.
Woman, 40, dies in one-car crash in Mesquite
Monday, June 21, 2010
A 40-year-old woman died in a one-vehicle accident in Mesquite after veering off the road Friday night, the Nevada Highway Patrol said Monday.
Metro IDs officer who fired shot after becoming startled
Monday, June 21, 2010
Metro Police on Monday identified an officer who fired at a man last week after being startled while responding to reports of a possible prowler.
MMA fighter accused in death of ex-UNLV football player at Luxor
Monday, June 21, 2010
A former UNLV football player and Henderson resident was killed in an altercation with a mixed martial arts fighter Saturday at the Luxor resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
Suspected drunk driver crashes into bus stop
Monday, June 21, 2010
A suspected drunken driver crashed his truck into a bus stop shelter this afternoon near the Fiesta Rancho Hotel and Casino, striking a woman sitting on a bench, police said. Officials say the man crashed into the shelter about 12:40 p.m. near the intersection of North Rancho Drive and West Lake Mead Boulevard.
Man barricades self in mobile home, threatens officers
Monday, June 21, 2010
Metro Police responded to a mobile home community in the eastern Las Vegas Valley after a man barricaded himself inside his trailer this morning and threatened to shoot at officers.
Metro officer ruled justified in fatal May shooting
Friday, June 18, 2010
A Metro Police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man armed with a knife May 15, a Clark County coroner's jury ruled Friday. The coroner’s inquest was held in the death of 45-year-old Brian Shelton, who was shot by an officer.
Service honors Nellis airmen killed in Afghanistan
Friday, June 18, 2010
Family and friends of two Nellis Air Force Base airmen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan gathered in Las Vegas today to remember the fallen airmen. 1st Lt. Joel Gentz and Staff Sgt. David Smith were among four killed June 9 during a deployment.
Speeding car nets 10 pounds of marijuana in Boulder City
Friday, June 18, 2010
Boulder City Police seized more than 10 pounds of marijuana early Friday morning after stopping a car for speeding on Nevada Highway.
Victims identified in crash that kills 3 at I-15 interchange
Friday, June 18, 2010
Three people died in a single-vehicle crash this morning after a car struck a steel beam in a construction zone at a south Las Vegas Valley interchange, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
Police seek driver in hit, run crash on Charleston
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Metro Police are searching for a driver involved in a hit-and-run collision with two pedestrians on Charleston Boulevard that left one women in critical condition this morning.
Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed in collision with pickup truck
Thursday, June 17, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a motorcyclist killed Tuesday in a collision on Las Vegas Boulevard North near Interstate 15 as 22-year-old Travis Franklin of Las Vegas.
Police make second arrest in shooting of 16-year-old
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
North Las Vegas Police said they have arrested a second suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy last month.
Startled Metro officer fires at man in eastern valley
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
A Metro Police officer fired at a man Tuesday evening after being startled while responding to reports of a possible prowler in an eastern valley neighborhood.
Traffic stop nets 5 pounds of meth in Boulder City
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Boulder City Police seized 5 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Tuesday night and arrested a 40-year-old man in connection with attempting to transport a controlled substance.
Demonstration leaves car stripped to frame in minutes
Insurance company, Metro Police put on demonstration to encourage drivers to secure their vehicles
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Shoppers at Town Square mall stopped and watched Tuesday as three men broke into a 2007 Toyota Camry and dismantled it within six minutes.
No one called the police. They didn’t have to. The break-in was a demonstration by auto theft prevention experts from Allstate Insurance Co. and Metro Police to educate drivers about how quickly a car can be stolen and stripped.
Las Vegas Boulevard crash near I-15 leaves 1 dead
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
One person was killed in a collision on Las Vegas Boulevard North, near the intersection of Interstate 15, on Tuesday during rush-hour traffic, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
North Las Vegas man dies in I-15 crash
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified a man who died at UMC this morning after suffering injuries in a rollover crash on I-15 as 38-year-old Philip Napolitano.
Electrical problem blamed in $3 million Henderson fire
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
The Henderson Fire Department said today it determined that a pallet yard fire that caused $3 million in damage last week was likely caused by an electrical malfunction. The fire was reported about 7:20 p.m. June 8 at IND Pallets, 400 Max Court near Boulder Highway. Henderson Deputy Fire Chief Steve Goble said no one was injured.
Man, 20, dies in single-car crash in eastern valley
Monday, June 14, 2010
A 20-year-old man was killed in a single-car crash in the eastern valley Monday evening after the vehicle he was riding in struck a large water control system, police said.
Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in crash on Sahara
Monday, June 14, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a 54-year-old man killed in a motorcycle crash May 30 on Sahara Avenue as Raymond Graan of Las Vegas.
Man arrested in shooting death of 16-year-old boy
Friday, June 11, 2010
A 19-year-old Las Vegas man was arrested this morning in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in North Las Vegas last month.
Man arrested in fatal shooting last week near Stratosphere
Friday, June 11, 2010
Metro Police have arrested a 26-year-old Las Vegas man in connection with the June 1 shooting death of a man at an apartment complex west of the Stratosphere.
2 from Nellis AFB die in Afghanistan helicopter crash
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Two Nellis Air Force Base airmen were killed and three were wounded in a helicopter crash Wednesday in southeastern Afghanistan. They were deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and were responsible for casualty evacuation, authorities said.
North Las Vegas man arrested in death of 1-year-old daughter
Thursday, June 10, 2010
A 20-year-old North Las Vegas man has been charged with murder by child abuse in connection with the death of his 1-year-old daughter. This is the ninth murder in North Las Vegas this year.
Stepmother arrested in death of 3-year-old boy
Thursday, June 10, 2010
A 27-year-old Las Vegas woman has been arrested on child abuse charges in connection with the death of her 3-year-old stepson, police said. Kedria Watson was charged with murder by child abuse and child abuse with substantial bodily harm.
Damage estimate upped to $3 million in pallet yard fire
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Twenty minutes before a massive blaze consumed a pallet storage yard off Boulder Highway on Tuesday night, Margarita Boyd said she didn’t notice anything unusual. She was working late at the Barrett Business Center, across the street from IND Pallets, 400 Max Court, when she heard fire truck sirens. Boyd said she looked out a second-story window and was horrified to see huge flames and black smoke rising from the pallet yard.
Police: Homeowner shoots at 3 men who tried to steal car rims
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Metro Police are searching for three suspects involved in a shooting with a homeowner Tuesday morning after the three allegedly tried to steal the homeowner's car rims.
Man identified in weekend drowning at Lake Mohave
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
A 22-year-old El Salvador man who drowned Saturday in Lake Mohave has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Jose Misael Aguilar Duran.
Coroner identifies 7-year-old drowning victim
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a 7-year-old boy who apparently drowned in a North Las Vegas backyard swimming pool Saturday night as Ethan Wallace of Las Vegas.
Coroner identifies man, woman found dead in house fire
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a man and woman found dead in a fire-damaged home Thursday as Carl Wagner, 77, and Linda Martino, 66, of Las Vegas.
2 men critically injured in rural Sunday crash
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Two men are in critical condition after suffering head injuries in a one-vehicle rollover accident Sunday on State Road 165, Boulder City Police said today.
2 injured in crash at Desert Inn and Valley View
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Two people were hospitalized after suffering injuries in a rollover accident today, police said.
Man arrested in Boulder City stabbing
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Boulder City Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Monday after a dispute escalated between two men.
Excessive heat warning issued; weekend temperatures expected to hit 108
Saturday, June 5, 2010
An excessive heat warning has been issued for the Las Vegas Valley for Saturday as triple-digit temperatures persist. The warning has been issued from 1 p.m. Saturday to 8 p.m. Monday for elevations below 4,000 feet in Southern Nevada. Skies will be sunny with the high expected to reach 106 degrees.
At least 10 people hospitalized in 3 wrecks near Mesquite
One crash involved a car and five motorcycles, Nevada Highway Patrol reports
Friday, June 4, 2010
Two separate crashes near Mesquite on Friday night — one involving a car and five motorcycles — have sent at least three people to the hospital, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Those crashes follow an earlier wreck in which seven people were hospitalized.
High reaches 103 -- and it's only getting warmer
Friday, June 4, 2010
After reaching the triple digits Thursday for the first time this season, the mercury continued its rise Friday ahead of a sizzling weekend. The National Weather Service said the temperature hit 103 degrees today at McCarran International Airport.
Woman reported missing from Pahrump
Friday, June 4, 2010
Nye County sheriff's detectives said Friday they're searching for a 55-year-old woman reported missing Wednesday in Pahrump.
Coroner’s jury rules man’s death in standoff a suicide
Friday, June 4, 2010
A Clark County coroner’s inquest jury on Friday ruled the April death of a state fire marshal a suicide. Eric Thatcher, 38, was found dead April 22 in the 2700 block of Auchmull Street in Henderson.
2 motorcyclists injured in North Las Vegas incident
Friday, June 4, 2010
Two motorcyclists were injured, one critically, in a crash this morning after a vehicle apparently cut one of them off while changing lanes, police said. The incident occurred in the eastbound lanes of Craig Road west of Interstate 15.

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