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December 15, 2017

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Fire destroys mobile home in North Las Vegas
Friday, December 15, 2017
Two people escaped an accidental fire this morning that destroyed a mobile home, causing an estimated $100,000 of damage, according to the North Las Vegas Fire Department. Nobody was injured. The fire ...
Police in NLV write 284 tickets during traffic campaign
Thursday, December 14, 2017
North Las Vegas Police say they issued 284 misdemeanor traffic citations — nearly half of them for speeding — during two weeks of stepped-up patrols. The saturation patrols were conducted Nov. 18 to Dec. 2 as part of ...
Police: Man set house on fire with mother inside
Police: Man set house on fire with mother inside
Friday, December 1, 2017
A man who got into an argument with his mother set the front door of a house on fire, trapping the woman inside, according to North Las Vegas Police. Timothy Colton, 28, was subsequently arrested and booked on ...
Photo: The Thunderbirds lift off for a flight at Nellis A
Air Force Thunderbirds commander removed over loss of confidence
Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Air Force has removed the commander of the high-profile Thunderbirds demonstration team due to a loss of confidence in his abilities to lead the touring squadron of ...
UNLV calls police intrusion after student event ‘unacceptable’
UNLV calls police intrusion after student event ‘unacceptable’
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
North Las Vegas Police are blaming poor communication for motorcycle officers circling around a pedestrian area at UNLV without notice Tuesday night following a poetry reading partly sponsored by a Black Lives Matter group. The student group said ...
Air Force aircraft roar over valley for training
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Noise above the Las Vegas Valley will increase over the next several weeks as the Air Force conducts weapons training, officials said. More than 80 aircraft are scheduled to take off from Nellis Air Force Base twice a day and ...
Teen dead, 2 men wounded after a shooting in North Las Vegas
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Police in North Las Vegas say a teenager is dead and two men are recovering from their wounds after a shooting ...
Two arrested after man hit by SUV, killed outside convenience store
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Two people have been arrested in the death of a man who was hit by an SUV outside a convenience store last month after he apparently tried to intervene in a theft, according to ...
Man in grave condition after fire in North Las Vegas
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
A man was taken to University Medical Center in grave condition after an apartment fire in the 3500 block of Civic Center Drive, the North Las Vegas Fire Department reported this morning. The cause of the fire was ...
Inquiry blames speed, wet runway for Thunderbirds crash in Ohio
Inquiry blames speed, wet runway for Thunderbirds crash in Ohio
Friday, November 3, 2017
A Thunderbirds pilot was going too fast in bad weather and without enough stopping distance when landing on a wet runway, causing a crash that destroyed a ...
Nevada cities ranked in annual LGBTQ assessment
Thursday, October 19, 2017
A new assessment released today shows Las Vegas leading the state when it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer rights and inclusion. The city of Las Vegas received a perfect 100 score in the ...
Photo: A composite display of alleged gang members indict
Police say Las Vegas safer after operation cripples area gang
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Las Vegas-area police and federal law enforcement agencies have crippled a longtime area gang, indicting most of its members in a state racketeering case, the first in Nevada targeting an entire organization, authorities said. Operation Spartan Fist netted 21 arrests in connection to two murder cases, several attempted murder incidents, drug trafficking and ...
Suspect arrested in 2016 North Las Vegas slaying
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
North Las Vegas Police today announced the arrest of a suspect in the shooting death of a man more than ...
Police: Man pulls gun after crash; other driver shoots
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Before giving chase to a car and then engaging in a shootout following a minor crash, an armed man — who later took bullets to his chest and mouth — pointed his gun at another driver, according to ...
Road rage incident leads to shooting in North Las Vegas
Road rage incident leads to shooting in North Las Vegas
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
North Las Vegas Police say they are investigating after a man was shot in a residential neighborhood near Revere Street and Colton Avenue. Police ...