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July 29, 2014

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Suspect shot after 1 killed, 2 wounded in home invasions
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A man and woman carjacked a roadside service truck this morning before they broke into two houses, where one person was shot to death and two others were critically injured, Metro Police said. The male suspect was shot to death by police, and the woman was taken into custody, authorities said. After the carjacking...
Man faces murder charge after roommate dies in altercation
Man faces murder charge after roommate dies in altercation
Saturday, July 26, 2014
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 ...
Teen found mentally incompetent for trial in brother’s slaying
Teen found mentally incompetent for trial in brother’s slaying
Friday, July 25, 2014
A teen charged with murder in the death of his older brother is not mentally competent to stand trial, a Clark County District Court judge ruled...
Ex-Nevada lawmaker sentenced to time served in California chase
Ex-Nevada lawmaker sentenced to time served in California chase
Friday, July 25, 2014
A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly was ordered to two years and eight months in prison, although a judge ruled he's already fulfilled his sentence. Steven Brooks was...
Police seek answers in Las Vegas developer’s shooting death in Utah
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Authorities are seeking answers on why a Las Vegas real estate developer from Leeds was shot dead when he went to a neighbor's house with a handgun. Stephen Aizenberg, 70, walked up the driveway next to ...
Arrest made in fatal shooting outside Las Vegas convenience store
Arrest made in fatal shooting outside Las Vegas convenience store
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A man authorities suspect may have been involved in the shooting death of a 23-year-old Las Vegas woman last week was arrested Wednesday in California, Metro Police said. The man was taken...
Felon with gang ties gets 12 years for guns, drugs
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
A man affiliated with a Las Vegas street gang known as the Gerson Park Kingsmen was sentenced today to 12 years and 11 months in prison, as well as five years of ...
Man sought in sex attack on woman is shown on video
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Metro Police are looking for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman early this morning near Durango Drive and the 215 Beltway. The woman had been driving near ...
Metro working to ID man in photo with slain woman
Metro working to ID man in photo with slain woman
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
​Metro Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who reportedly went out with 34-year-old Maricela Faurrieta Suarez the night before she was found dead ...
Woman accused of using false ID to register to vote
Woman accused of using false ID to register to vote
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Authorities say a Las Vegas area woman was arrested today on seven felony counts, including two involving voter-registration fraud. According to a criminal complaint ...
Coroner IDs teen killed in weekend drive-by shooting
Coroner IDs teen killed in weekend drive-by shooting
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A man killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday morning near Jones Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue has been identified as Issacher Akaka, 18, of Las Vegas. Akaka was killed when ...
Man arrested in string of Las Vegas sexual assaults
Man arrested in string of Las Vegas sexual assaults
Monday, July 21, 2014
Metro Police have arrested a man who is believed to have sexually assaulted several women, some of whom were prostitutes. Police were able to link 27-year-old ...
Metro releases photo of person of interest in Fashion Show mall shooting
Metro releases photo of person of interest in Fashion Show mall shooting
Monday, July 21, 2014
Metro Police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a shooting last week at the Fashion Show mall. The man appears in a surveillance video, which can be seen ...
Las Vegas man arrested at Pa. casino has gambling-cheat record
Monday, July 21, 2014
A Las Vegas man arrested over the weekend at a Pennsylvania casino has been on Nevada gambling regulators' radar as a casino cheat since 1999. Jubreal Chahine, 40, was spotted Saturday afternoon at ...
Court upholds $1M judgment against firm in Wal-Mart customer’s death
Court upholds $1M judgment against firm in Wal-Mart customer’s death
Monday, July 21, 2014
On the night of June 2, 2004, Michael Born purchased a headlight from the Wal-Mart at 201 N. Nellis Blvd. He was installing it in his car in the store’s parking lot when Raymond Alton Garrett, then 37, approached Born, struck him in the head and …

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