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September 30, 2014

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Henderson Police get $610,000 grant to catch online criminals
Henderson Police get $610,000 grant to catch online criminals
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Henderson Police will receive a $610,000 grant to catch criminals selling stolen property online. The grant was awarded through the Smart Policing Initiative, a program in ...
Metro Police will honor people killed in domestic violence, other homicide victims
Saturday, September 27, 2014
A balloon release and candlelight vigil honoring all victims of homicide will take place. Victims of domestic violence homicide will have their names read aloud ...
Las Vegas man gets death penalty in 12-year-old girl’s slaying
Las Vegas man gets death penalty in 12-year-old girl’s slaying
Friday, September 26, 2014
A federal jury in Louisiana today sentenced a Las Vegas man to death in the kidnapping and slaying of a 12-year-old girl. Thomas Sanders, 57, was convicted on Sept. 8 of ...
Police: Resident shoots at suspects during attempted home invasion
Police: Resident shoots at suspects during attempted home invasion
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Shots were fired during an attempted home invasion near North Torrey Pines Drive and Vegas Drive this morning, according to Metro Police. A call came in at 11:12 a.m. of ...
Police search for suspect in string of armed robberies
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Metro Police are searching for a man they say has robbed several businesses with a handgun in the northeast valley. The man committed multiple robberies in the area of ...
DA drops murder charge against Mojave High student
DA drops murder charge against Mojave High student
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A murder charge was dropped today against a Mojave High School student arrested in the slaying of a North Las Vegas woman, after new video evidence emerged in ...
Henderson man gets 2 years for pointing laser at helicopter
Henderson man gets 2 years for pointing laser at helicopter
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A Henderson man was sentenced today to two years in prison for aiming a laser pointer at a Metro Police helicopter. James David Zipf, 30, pleaded guilty in June to ...
Bank teller foils robbery by telling suspect there’s no money
Bank teller foils robbery by telling suspect there’s no money
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A man who tried to rob a Las Vegas bank last month walked away empty-handed after a teller said there was no money to give him, Metro Police said. The man ...
Police search for suspect in bank robbery at grocery store
Monday, September 22, 2014
Police are searching for a suspect in last week’s robbery of a bank at a southeast valley grocery store, authorities said. On the evening of Sept. 15, a man walked ...
Coroner IDs resident shot dead in home invasion
Coroner IDs resident shot dead in home invasion
Monday, September 22, 2014
Authorities say a resident is dead after a home invasion in Las Vegas over the weekend. Police say the incident happened a little after 8 p.m. Sunday in ...
Homicide numbers climbing in Las Vegas
Homicide numbers climbing in Las Vegas
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Metro Police fear more than 130 people could be killed in Las Vegas by the year’s end if homicides continue at the current pace. Metro detectives ...
Teen riding in truck bed critically injured in rollover crash; driver arrested
Teen riding in truck bed critically injured in rollover crash; driver arrested
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The incident happened around 2:55 a.m. Saturday, Metro Police said. A 2000 GMC Sierra carrying six people was making a left turn onto Sahara from southbound Nellis ...
Police make arrests in robbery, shootings at Summerlin park
Police make arrests in robbery, shootings at Summerlin park
Friday, September 19, 2014
Two teenagers have been arrested after police say they connected the pair to a series of robberies and a double shooting earlier this month. An unnamed 17-year-old male identified as ...
Police ID suspect in standoff who is linked to fatal shooting
Friday, September 19, 2014
Metro Police have identified the man arrested after Thursday's SWAT standoff who is suspected in a beating and shooting that occurred hours earlier ...
Prosecutor: Charges weren’t ready before suspect in casino crash killed himself
Prosecutor: Charges weren’t ready before suspect in casino crash killed himself
Friday, September 19, 2014
Drug tests weren't back yet, and criminal charges weren't ready to be filed against a man who got out of jail and committed suicide after he was accused of ...

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