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September 23, 2014

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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 ...
Teller foils bank robbery by telling suspect there’s no money
Teller foils bank 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 ...
Woman arrested in North Las Vegas shooting death
Thursday, September 18, 2014
A woman is in custody in the shooting death last weekend of a female acquaintance in North Las Vegas. Police said Christine Sanchez, 44, was arrested in ...
Police find $200,000 of marijuana plants at rental house
Police find $200,000 of marijuana plants at rental house
Thursday, September 18, 2014
A 35-year-old man was arrested today after police say they discovered about 100 marijuana plants valued at roughly $200,000 in his southwest Las Vegas rental ...
Police find fetus in freezer while searching apartment
Police find fetus in freezer while searching apartment
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Officers made a bizarre discovery — a jar containing a human fetus — when they stopped at a Las Vegas apartment ...
Photo: A 1967 Jaguar XK-E convertible that was stolen 46
46 years later, owner to get stolen Jaguar back
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love. It was the first (and "prettiest") of many luxury cars he would own ...
Armed robber in a fedora targets Henderson casino
Armed robber in a fedora targets Henderson casino
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Henderson Police are seeking help identifying a black fedora-wearing suspect who robbed a casino early Monday. A 35- to 40-year-old black male demanded money from a cage cashier at ...

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