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Monday

July 28, 2014

5 p.m.

Police facing bigger crowds on streets downtown, on the Strip
Police facing bigger crowds on streets downtown, on the Strip
Downtown’s rebirth is gaining so much steam and the way tourists are enjoying Las Vegas is changing so fundamentally that it’s forcing Metro Police to change the way they ...

4:22 p.m.

Photo: With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly
Judge OKs record-setting $2 billion sale of Clippers
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ...

3:40 p.m.

Police: Woman with 112 cats cited with misdemeanor animal cruelty
A North Las Vegas woman who had 112 cats and a dog removed from her home on Thursday has been cited with a misdemeanor count of animal cruelty, according to North Las Vegas Police. Officers said the woman, 47, was...

3:17 p.m.

Child suffers minor injuries in apartment fire
Child suffers minor injuries in apartment fire
A child was taken to the hospital with a cut and minor smoke inhalation after a mattress caught fire at an apartment this afternoon, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. At 1:27 p.m., firefighters responded to reports of...

2:02 p.m.

Worker killed in accident at Ocean Spray facility in Henderson
Worker killed in accident at Ocean Spray facility in Henderson
An Ocean Spray worker died from injuries he suffered in an accident at the company’s Henderson distribution center on Saturday. Ocean Spray confirmed in a statement that...

1:49 p.m.

Coroner IDs woman killed in crash with garbage truck
A woman who died after her car ran into the back of a Republic Services garbage truck has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as...

1:40 p.m.

Fighting in Ukraine prompts residents to flee, hampers plane crash investigation
Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police team from reaching the site of the...

1:38 p.m.

Lawyer: Wife plotted to take over Sterling trust
A lawyer argued Monday that the estranged wife of Donald Sterling plotted to strip his client from the family trust that owned the Los Angeles Clippers after the head of the NBA said she couldn't negotiate a sale of the franchise unless she owned all the shares. "That's the beginning of the plan to...

1:35 p.m.

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Man charged in teen’s 9-month disappearance
A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home last week after vanishing nine months ago. Nathaniel Kibby was arrested without...

1:31 p.m.

Photo: Police officers stand guard at the scene of a shoo
Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC
A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said. The wounded officers were in...

1:09 p.m.

Man shot during street fight dies at hospital
Metro Police are investigating the slaying of a man who was found suffering from a gunshot wound Saturday night on the corner of Walnut Road and Savory Court, near East Alexander and North Pecos roads. Officers responded at 8:24 p.m. and found...

12:27 p.m.

Former program director pleads not guilty in theft of School District funds
A former department head with the Clark County School District pleaded not guilty today to 52 charges related to the theft of nearly $300,000 from her employer. Priscilla Rocha is accused of...

11:06 a.m.

Photo: Tow truck drivers clean up after a fatal rollover
Driver killed after being ejected from SUV in rollover crash
A man was ejected from a sport utility vehicle and killed when it rolled over on U.S. 95 this morning, authorities said. The Nevada Highway Patrol responded...

10:34 a.m.

Bellagio robber spent stolen cash on prostitutes, hotel room, police say
Bellagio robber spent stolen cash on prostitutes, hotel room, police say
Metro Police said the suspect they arrested in Friday’s robbery at the Bellagio scored up to $45,000 in cash and proceeded to celebrate with a...

9:26 a.m.

Motorcyclist crashes, hit by truck in North Las Vegas
A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed and was hit by a truck in North Las Vegas this morning, police said. The motorcyclist was traveling...

8:53 a.m.

Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Eight homes in the Rainbow Canyon area of Mount Charleston sustained significant damage from flooding today, officials said. Rainbow Canyon Boulevard became...

8:14 a.m.

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Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion
Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers. The $8.5 billion deal will give Dollar Tree more than 13,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada. The current leading discounter...

8:10 a.m.

Strike hits Gaza park, killing at least 10
A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike. Children were playing on a swing when the strike hit...

8:02 a.m.

Police: Man fatally shot at house party in northwest valley
A 20-year-old man was shot and killed early today at a house party in the in the northwest Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police reported. The shooting occurred...

7:48 a.m.

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Greg Maddux among players enshrined in Hall of Fame
Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and ...

Sunday

July 27, 2014

9:18 p.m.

Thunderstorm brings heavy rain, lots of lightning to the valley
Thunderstorm brings heavy rain, lots of lightning to the valley
The area of central Clark County, which includes Boulder City and Henderson, experienced rainfall between one quarter of an inch and one half inch, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a flood advisory until 9:30 p.m. ...

Saturday

July 26, 2014

5:18 p.m.

Two on motorcycle taken to hospital after crashing into truck at intersection
Two on motorcycle taken to hospital after crashing into truck at intersection
Brian and Ann Lewis, both residents of Sunderland in northeast England, were traveling east on Hacienda Avenue around 9:45 a.m. as they approached ...

2:57 p.m.

Man faces murder charge after roommate dies in altercation
Man faces murder charge after roommate dies in altercation
A Las Vegas man was arrested and booked on a murder charge Saturday after an altercation between the man and his roommate turned violent and the roommate was killed ...

1:20 p.m.

Police seek person of interest in robbery at Bellagio’s casino
Police seek person of interest in robbery at Bellagio’s casino
As of Saturday afternoon, police haven't released many details about the robbery, but they say it started around 8:30 p.m. Friday when an armed man confronted employees and demanded money. Detectives are looking for Jesse Jones, 32, who is described as ...

Friday

July 25, 2014

7:30 p.m.

Photo: During a news conference Thursday, July 24, 2014,
Police still investigating after burglar killed
Prosecutors Friday were waiting for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled ...

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