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March 24, 2018

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Photo: A homeless person sits alone under a blanket near
Las Vegas homeless face constant dangers on the street
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Tena Adamson sleeps with one eye open and a baseball bat within close reach. Same goes for her boyfriend. That’s just the way it is living on the streets in Las Vegas, where the fear of becoming a crime victim — everything from physical attacks to robberies and rapes — is part of everyday life. “I sleep with my protection, and I dare someone to ...
The longest serving inmates in Nevada prisons
The longest serving inmates in Nevada prisons
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Until Feb. 2, Raymond Wallace Shuman was in the Nevada prison system longer than any of the more than 13,000 other living inmates. He was originally imprisoned in June 1958 for murdering a truck driver in Mineral County. He was serving a life sentence for ...
Sandoval to convene superintendents on school safety
Sandoval to convene superintendents on school safety
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Nevada could be getting a commission on school safety, according to the governor’s office. After the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas killed 58 people and a shooting at a Florida school killed 17, Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office announced today that it would ...
Police: Las Vegas man forced Utah woman into prostitution
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Law enforcement authorities in southern Utah are accusing a Las Vegas man of forcing a woman into prostitution. The Spectrum reports 24-year-old Jerome Devon McFadden was arrested Friday in
Death of the man called Pops shakes homeless community
Death of the man called Pops shakes homeless community
Monday, February 26, 2018
James Edgar Lewis was sleeping in a bundle of blankets below the U.S. 95 overpass on 14th Street after surviving another day on the ...
In fight against human trafficking, law enforcement has had to evolve
Thursday, February 22, 2018
As technology and syndicates have evolved, so has the way these criminals operate.
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An ‘iceberg’ of unseen crimes: Many cyberoffenses go unreported
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Each case demonstrates how the tools used to fight crime and measure crime trends in the United States are outdated. Even as certain kinds of crimes are declining, others are increasing — yet because so many occur online and have no geographic borders ...
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More sex-assault victims reach out for counseling amid #MeToo movement
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
The Rape Crisis Center of Las Vegas saw an increase in people receiving counseling in 2017, and officials credit the spike to the #MeToo movement ...
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Actor Scott Baio denies misconduct claims by former co-star
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Actor Scott Baio is denying a claim made by his former "Charles in Charge" co-star Nicole Eggert that something inappropriate happened between the two when …
Man shoots wife, teenage stepdaughter at southeast area condo
Man shoots wife, teenage stepdaughter at southeast area condo
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Officers responded to the Latigo condominium complex at 2300 Silverado Ranch Boulevard, near …
Chile court clears ex-bishop of sex crime charges
Saturday, January 27, 2018
The court ruled Friday there wasn't enough evidence of a crime committed by the Rev. Marco Antonio Ordenes Fernandez, who resigned as bishop of …
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Metro credits dip in violent crime in Las Vegas to new tactics
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Violent crime in the United States in 2017 — at least through the first half of the year — was on a slight downward trend compared with the previous year ...
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Is this man the new best friend of illegal pot sellers?
Sunday, January 21, 2018
A possible federal crackdown presents a risk to Nevada buyers in the safety of both the buying experience and the quality product. Instead of shopping for highly regulated and tested marijuana products …
Ex-Las Vegas officer-turned-inmate arrested in 1997 sex-murder
Ex-Las Vegas officer-turned-inmate arrested in 1997 sex-murder
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Authorities say a former Las Vegas police officer who once served prison time in a sex misconduct case has been arrested in Reno after a cold case investigation of the 1997 shooting death of a woman in Southern Nevada. Records showed ...
Teen fatally shot after argument at NLV intersection
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Police say a 17-year-old boy was in his truck that was stopped at a red light and an argument ensued after another vehicle pulled up. The disagreement then …