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February 25, 2017

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Crime

Rapper Sean Kingston, hip hop group Migos spar in Vegas; one arrested
Rapper Sean Kingston, hip hop group Migos spar in Vegas; one arrested
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
A Florida man is facing felony charges after police say a shot was fired during a fight between the three-member hip hop music group Migos and rapper Sean Kingston ...
Court delayed for 3 teens held in 2014 Vegas mother slaying
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Arraignment was reset to Monday for three Las Vegas teenagers who are expected to be charged as adults in the slaying of the mother of one of them more than ...
Anti-Semitic incident reports also on the rise locally
Anti-Semitic incident reports also on the rise locally
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Jolie Brislin, Nevada regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, said Metro Police and the Clark County School District Police Department have been prompt ...
Daughter arrested in cold-case murder of mother
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Police utilized phone and Facebook records, along with a forensic examination of computers obtained during the execution of a search warrant to obtain evidence that provided a break in the cold case.
Swastika painted on front door of Cheyenne High School
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The graffiti was discovered before students returned to classes after the three-day weekend, CCSD Police Capt. Ken Young said. A suspect and motive have not been identified and investigators are combing through surveillance images.
Meth, heroin smuggler busted at Nevada prison in Ely
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The Nevada Department of Corrections said Tuesday that Yazmin Santoya-Mora, 38, was booked on several charges February 16 and bail has been set at $200,000.
As valley crime rises, Lombardo reinstates Metro gang unit
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The agency decentralized several of its units, including the gang unit, in 2015. The reconstituted unit will be created within the next two weeks.
Arrest made in murder of man found in desert lot
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Craig Lattin, 40, was taken into custody by a SWAT unit on Friday, police said. He was booked on one count each of murder with a deadly weapon and armed robbery.
Arbor View athletic director faces new charges of sex acts with student
Arbor View athletic director faces new charges of sex acts with student
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The Arbor View High School athletic director arrested last week on suspicion of asking a student to send him photos posing in his underwear is facing additional charges relating to ...
Photo: Judge Stefany Miley listens to attorneys during a
Bail raised for molestation suspect after family airs concerns
Monday, February 13, 2017
The bail of a man suspected of sexually assaulting his ex-fiancee's 9-year-old daughter has been substantially raised, almost two weeks after it'd been slashed from $1 million to $50,000. Clark County Detention Center logs show that Henry Altamirano's bail has been ...
Photo: Former New England Patriots NFL player Aaron Herna
Next up in ex-NFL star's second murder case: jury selection
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is going on trial again for murder — this time for the 2012 fatal shootings of two men outside a Boston nightclub. Hernandez already is serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional football player who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancé ...
Police: Father accused of murder threw baby in playpen
Friday, February 10, 2017
Stressed out about the constant cries of his baby, Keshawn Doucet grabbed the 3-month-old by the legs and ...
Man arrested for allegedly robbing Las Vegas sports book after Super Bowl
Man arrested for allegedly robbing Las Vegas sports book after Super Bowl
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
An armed man was arrested after he allegedly robbed the sports book at the South Point. Israel Jackson, 32, was taken into custody after a confrontation with ...
Rulings could shape Vegas trial of 6 in Bundy ranch standoff
Rulings could shape Vegas trial of 6 in Bundy ranch standoff
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
A federal judge in Las Vegas is considering crucial rulings about what jurors will hear in the trial of six defendants accused of stopping U.S. agents at gunpoint from ...
Photo: Judge Stefany Miley listens to attorneys during a
Family fears retaliation from alleged child molester after judge slashes bail
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The mother of a young girl authorities allege was sexually assaulted by the woman’s ex-fiancé last year is dismayed: “If he does get out, what could he do to us?” asked Crystal Padua. “Will he knock on the door? Will he show up?” Against prosecutors’ objection last week, a judge ordered Henry Altamirano’s bail to be significantly reduced from $1 million to ...