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May 25, 2017

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Police: Stolen tractor-trailer crashes into brothel
Police: Stolen tractor-trailer crashes into brothel
Thursday, May 25, 2017
A man wearing body armor and a mask backed a tractor-trailer through the gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch and crashed it into the front door of the famed Nevada brothel featured in the ...
Photo: Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson opens the Legislat
Senate hears bill on voting rights for felons in Nevada
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Assembly Bill 181 would generally restore the right to vote and serve on a civil court jury to people convicted of nonviolent felonies.
Man serving kidnap, sex traffic terms dies at hospital
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
A Nevada prison inmate serving life without parole for kidnapping and sex trafficking in Las Vegas has died in custody. A state Corrections Department official said Wednesday that 31-year-old Robert Sharpe III died ...
Simpson has good chance for parole this year, public defender says
Simpson has good chance for parole this year, public defender says
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Simpson's record of good behavior at the Lovelock Correctional Center and advanced age may help him when he goes before the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners ...
Photo: Esau Herrera, center, a member of the Aguilas Cent
'We will solve this case': Vigil honors beloved Las Vegas teen slain a year ago
Monday, May 15, 2017
With their hands held high, about 70 marchers took to a central valley neighborhood’s streets Monday evening, offering prayers, support and a promise to the family of a slain Las Vegas teen that his killer would soon be found. On May 11, 2016, police say the young man was ...
Man dies in Metro custody after incident on Las Vegas Boulevard
Man dies in Metro custody after incident on Las Vegas Boulevard
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Unable to get the man to comply to orders, officers then used a neck restraint to control him, police said. The man lost consciousness and ...
Photo: Firefighters responded to a car fire in the parkin
Man arrested on suspicion of setting fires at Las Vegas synagogue
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Afshin Bahrampour, 47 was booked into Clark County Detention Center and was charged with one count of arson in the first degree, three counts of arson in the third degree ...
Photo: Julie Campos speaks to reporters during a news con
Widow of man killed by single punch in Las Vegas: 'People have no sense of value for life'
Monday, May 8, 2017
A single punch knocked Luis Campos unconscious. Campos died at University Medical Center four days later of a traumatic brain injury, leaving behind his wife, Julie Campos, and ...
Man, 40, accused of sexual contact with minor
Friday, May 5, 2017
Aguilar and the girl met at a family-oriented party in mid-March and began exchanging messages ...
Father accused of murdering his infant son
Friday, May 5, 2017
Assuan Martinez said his son was choking on milk and he attempted to burp him. When Henry didn't react, Assuan slapped him on the face, tipped him upside down and then slapped him on his back, according to a Metro Police arrest report.
Ex-Las Vegas stripper who ran drug ring gets 17 years in prison
Ex-Las Vegas stripper who ran drug ring gets 17 years in prison
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
A former Las Vegas stripper who ran a drug trafficking ring that stretched from Washington state to North Dakota has been sentenced to more than ...
Suspect in shooting on Flamingo Road, Maryland Parkway arrested in California
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
A man connected to a slaying last month in which a woman was shot in the head in a shopping center ...
Man hospitalized after morning shooting in northeast Las Vegas
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
A man was taken to University Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries this morning after being shot multiple times by another man at ...
Las Vegas stabbings suspect says he 'kinda' grasps charge
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
A judge on Wednesday reset Richi Orlando Briones court appearance for May 3 after a court-appointed attorney expressed what he called "substantial questions" about Briones' ability to ...
Photo: Four suspects connected to 16 Las Vegas-area robbe
Four arrested in 16 Las Vegas armed robberies
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Four suspects connected to 16 Las Vegas-area robberies to businesses and citizens have been arrested, according to ...