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Man using walker killed while crossing Boulder Highway
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011
A man using a walker was killed Thursday night when he was struck by a car while crossing Boulder Highway, near Lamb Boulevard, Metro Police said.
Woman arrested in death of 1-year-old girl
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011
A woman was arrested in California on Wednesday in the death of an infant who was taken to University Medical Center earlier this month with extensive injuries, Metro Police said.
3 people injured in 7-vehicle chain-reaction crash
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011
A multiple-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on North Jones Boulevard sent three people to the hospital with injuries, Metro Police said. The crash happened about 4:50 p.m. on Jones at West Washington Avenue, police said.
At 110 degrees, high temperature sets record in Las Vegas
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011
Temperatures soared to a record high on Tuesday as the mercury topped out at 110 degrees in Las Vegas. McCarran International Airport recorded the high at 3:10 p.m.
Fire displaces 12, causes $150,000 in damage to apartments
Monday, Aug. 22, 2011
An apartment complex fire Monday in the western Las Vegas Valley displaced 12 people and caused about $150,000 in damage, officials said.
Hiker, 22, injured in fall at Mount Charleston
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011
A 22-year-old hiker called authorities for help after he fell 15 feet in the Mount Charleston area.
Woman critical after multiple-vehicle crash
Monday, Aug. 15, 2011
A woman was in critical condition tonight at University Medical Center after a crash involving eight vehicles, Metro Police said.
California man, 49, drowns in Lake Mohave
Monday, Aug. 15, 2011
A man who drowned Sunday at Lake Mohave was identified today as 49-year-old Matthew Santistevan, of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
Theft of 22 firearms from Henderson business under investigation
Monday, Aug. 15, 2011
Henderson Police are working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in an investigation after a weekend burglary at a Henderson gun store.
Arrest made after investigation into Las Vegas casino bomb threats
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011
At least one person was arrested in California following an investigation into bomb threats made to Las Vegas casinos and hotels demanding large amounts of money, Metro Police said Thursday.
Police report: Woman fended off attacker with stun gun
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011
A woman whose boyfriend was shot by police on Monday told authorities she got away when he attacked her by shocking him with a stun gun, a Metro arrest report said.
Man found dead at condo suffered multiple gunshot wounds
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011
A man found dead Tuesday morning at a southwest valley condominium suffered multiple gunshot wounds, Metro Police said. The man was found about 8:25 a.m. at the Bella Vita Condominiums on River Glen Drive, police said.
Man, 80, dies from injuries suffered in North Las Vegas fire
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011
An 80-year-old man taken to a hospital in critical condition Tuesday morning after a fire at his North Las Vegas home has died from his injuries.
Man sought in eastern valley bank robbery
Monday, Aug. 8, 2011
Metro Police released photos Monday of a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery that took place Friday afternoon.
Metro officer shoots armed man after domestic dispute
Monday, Aug. 8, 2011
A Metro Police officer shot a man wanted in connection with a domestic dispute Monday after the man entered a stranger's condo armed with a gun. The man's injuries didn't appear to be life-threatening, police said.
Eric Church, new 'Chief' of the charts, opens for Toby Keith at Red Rock Resort
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011
Third time’s the charm for Eric Church, as his third album Chief has placed the country singer atop the charts for the first time. Chief debuted at No. 1 on ...
Metro Police probe third bank robbery in 2 days
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011
Metro Police are investigating three bank robberies that occurred over the past two days, including one that happened Thursday afternoon. In the most recent case, police released photos of a man who robbed a bank Thursday in the 2500 block of South Maryland Parkway.
Police seek man who robbed bank on Twain Avenue
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011
Metro Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 6000 block of West Twain Avenue.
Police seek help in search for bank robber
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011
Metro Police today are asking for help in finding a man who robbed a bank Wednesday afternoon.
Police release photo of man sought in business robbery
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011
Police today released a photo of a man they are searching for in connection with a July 2 robbery.
Two-vehicle crash in western valley leaves 1 dead
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011
An 82-year-old Las Vegas man was killed and two other people were injured after a collision at the intersection of West Charleston and South Jones boulevards.
Single-vehicle crash temporarily closes beltway
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011
The northbound Las Vegas Beltway was closed Wednesday night near West Russell Road, after a rollover crash in which the driver was ejected and broke his back, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
Man indicted in fatal shooting in March
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011
The man accused in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old aspiring hip-hop artist in March has been indicted.
Mother Nature puts on impressive light show over the Las Vegas Strip
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011
A thunderstorm rolling across the valley on Tuesday dumped as much as a half inch of rain on Henderson, while Mother Nature put on an impressive lightning show over the Strip. While rain pelted Henderson and 20 mph winds buffeted McCarran International Airport during the afternoon, the skies over the Strip after dark were ripped by bolts of lightning that eclipsed the famous boulevard’s neon and made the Luxor’s 42-billion candle power beam look like a carnival glow stick.
Family, dogs escape burning home
Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011
An adult, five children and two dogs escaped their burning home without injury Tuesday afternoon on John Glenn Circle near Charleston Boulevard and Buffalo Drive.
Gunmen flee scene of Loomis truck robbery
Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011
Metro Police are looking for at least two masked robbers who held up a Loomis armored truck at gunpoint this afternoon in northwest Las Vegas.
Fifteen people displaced in Henderson apartment complex fire
Monday, Aug. 1, 2011
A two-alarm fire caused $80,000 in damage, displaced 15 residents and injured one firefighter Monday evening.
Man arrested after burglary at Walgreens, police chase
Monday, Aug. 1, 2011
A man faces arrest on charges of burglary and possession of stolen property after a burglary Friday at a Walgreens pharmacy and a chase by police.
Prosecutors to consider charges in death at Strip hotel
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Homicide investigators will be submitting to prosecutors their findings in a death at the New York, New York on July 6 to determine if charges should be filed, Metro Police said. At about 8 p.m. on July 7, police were notified by Valley Hospital of an injured man.
Suspect in weekend shooting identified
Thursday, July 28, 2011
The suspect involved in Sunday evening’s shooting on F Street has been identified as Marcus Washington.
Police identify 16-year-old stabbing victim
Thursday, July 28, 2011
The young man killed after an altercation Tuesday night on Boulder Highway has been identified by Metro Police as 16-year-old Trevion Alexander.
Hiker found dead after fall at Mount Charleston
Thursday, July 28, 2011
A hiker died Thursday morning after he fell 60 feet from a trail on Mount Charleston Thursday morning.
Brazilian woman killed in crash at intersection
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
A 51-year-old Brazilian woman was killed Wednesday night when the car she was driving collided with a car that witnesses said ran a red light at Harmon Avenue and Jones Boulevard, Metro Police said.
19-year-old arrested in stabbing death of juvenile
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in the stabbing death of a juvenile during a fight Tuesday night on Boulder Highway, Metro Police said.
NLV police investigating armed robbery
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
North Las Vegas police are seeking the public's help to identify a man who robbed the CVS Pharmacy at 1408 W. Craig Road on July 17. The suspect entered the pharmacy at 4:35 a.m., pulled out a handgun and demanded money from a store employee.
Man dies in F Street shooting at apartment complex
Monday, July 25, 2011
A man was shot to death Sunday evening at 1416 F Street near Jackson Avenue.
NLV police searching for domestic disturbance suspect
Monday, July 25, 2011
North Las Vegas police are searching for a suspect they have identified as being involved in a domestic disturbance Monday morning. The suspect, 22-year-old Troy Usu, is a convicted felon and is considered dangerous.
Cowboys, famous and not so famous, in Las Vegas
Saturday, July 23, 2011
With a tip of the hat to the Western culture, today marks the National Day of the Cowboy, but the outskirts aren’t the only places with cowboys worth recognizing.
Police searching for missing boy
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Metro Police are searching for a missing 10-year-old boy. The boy, Joey Aranda, was last seen leaving his home, which is in the area of West Hacienda Avenue and Lindell Road, about 11:30 a.m. July 18, police said.
Fire damages three-story house in northwest valley
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
The Clark County Fire Department is investigating a fire at a vacant, three-story house near West Lone Mountain and North Grand Canyon roads in the northwest valley.
Hash House to host job fair this week
Monday, July 18, 2011
Hash House A Go Go will host a job fair starting this week for all restaurant positions at its location in the newly renovated Plaza, which is scheduled to reopen in late August.
Fans line up for midnight debut of final Harry Potter movie
Friday, July 15, 2011
Hundreds of Harry Potter fans, many dressed in character, lined up outside the movie theater at Town Square on Thursday, anxiously awaiting the final installment in the series — “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.” While theaters have their own ways of organizing the midnight rush of Harry Potter fanatics, Town Square sold reserved, assigned seats.
13-year-old boy on dirt bike dies in Pahrump collision
Thursday, July 7, 2011
A 13-year-old boy on a dirt bike was killed Thursday in a crash near West Simkins and Woodchips roads in Pahrump. Investigators said the boy appeared to be at fault in the collision.
7 shot after funeral for man stabbed to death on the Strip
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Seven people were shot Wednesday evening after the funeral of a man who was stabbed to death last month on the Las Vegas Strip. The victims were hospitalized with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening, police said.
Victim identified in fatal stabbing on the Las Vegas Strip
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Metro Police identified a man stabbed to death Monday on the Las Vegas Strip as Javier Medrano-Padilla and said they have arrested a man in connection with his death.
Las Vegas has a blast during Fourth of July celebrations
Monday, July 4, 2011
as Vegas residents and tourists alike turned out in droves Monday night for the largest of three nights of fireworks in the valley to mark Independence Day.
Fireworks blamed in blaze at North Las Vegas home
Monday, July 4, 2011
Improper disposal of fireworks caused $125,000 in damage to a North Las Vegas home on Sunday evening.
Authorities confiscate illegal fireworks during raid in NLV
Thursday, June 30, 2011
After an all-day investigation that began with a traffic stop, the North Las Vegas Fire Department and other agencies on Thursday raided a storage yard and confiscated hundreds of illegal fireworks, authorities said.
Owner of auto repair business fined to resolve complaints
Thursday, June 30, 2011
The owner of Purrfect Auto in Las Vegas has been ordered to pay restitution and civil penalties to resolve complaints against the Las Vegas auto repair business, state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said Thursday.
Police release photos of woman who robbed same business twice
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Metro Police are searching for a repeat robber of a business in the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Alta Drive.

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