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February 1, 2015

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Metro Police investigating extortion attempt targeting GOP assemblyman
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Metro Police's criminal intelligence section said in a statement Saturday that Assemblyman Chris Edwards of Las Vegas was the alleged victim ...
Man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend’s roommate, stealing car
Man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend’s roommate, stealing car
Friday, January 30, 2015
A man is clinging to life this morning after being stabbed by his roommate’s ex-boyfriend, Metro Police said. Police were called just after midnight to ...
2 suspects sought in sports book robbery at the M Resort
2 suspects sought in sports book robbery at the M Resort
Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Police are looking for two men they say robbed the M Resort sports book at gunpoint Wednesday night. The men entered the resort and headed to the sports book, pulling out ...
Police: Intruder shoots man at southeast valley home
Police: Intruder shoots man at southeast valley home
Thursday, January 29, 2015
A man was shot Wednesday night by an intruder who broke into his home in the southeast valley, Metro Police said. The intruder broke into the victim’s house about ...
Parents accused of 2006 Las Vegas kidnapping arrested in Illinois
Parents accused of 2006 Las Vegas kidnapping arrested in Illinois
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Authorities say a man and a woman have been arrested in Illinois for allegedly kidnapping their children from Las Vegas nine years ago. According to the Lake County Sheriff's Office ...
Saudi airman gets 35 years in child sexual assault case
Saudi airman gets 35 years in child sexual assault case
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
A 25-year-old Saudi Arabian air force sergeant has been sentenced to serve a mandatory 35 years in Nevada state prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at ...
Police: Man who failed to rob downtown bank succeeds at another nearby
Police: Man who failed to rob downtown bank succeeds at another nearby
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Metro Police are looking for a man they say robbed a downtown bank Tuesday afternoon after an attempted robbery at another bank ...
FBI stats show jump in violent crimes, drop in property crimes for Las Vegas area
FBI stats show jump in violent crimes, drop in property crimes for Las Vegas area
Monday, January 26, 2015
Violent crime in the Las Vegas Valley inched up in the first half of 2014, while property crimes dropped. About 365 incidents occurred for every 100,000 people in ...
Man pleads not guilty in pharmacy robberies, slaying case
Man pleads not guilty in pharmacy robberies, slaying case
Thursday, January 22, 2015
A former Las Vegas pharmacy employee pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges in two armed robberies, including a murder count that could get him ...
Las Vegas woman convicted in bank, outlet mall robberies
Las Vegas woman convicted in bank, outlet mall robberies
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A Las Vegas woman who was the getaway driver in the robberies of 13 banks and stores from December 2012 to March 2014 has been convicted of multiple robbery and firearms charges, federal prosecutors said. Sesley Williams, 46, was ...
Suspect in Strip shooting gets 2 to 5 years in bribery case
Suspect in Strip shooting gets 2 to 5 years in bribery case
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A self-described pimp imprisoned and awaiting a death penalty trial in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and fiery crash was sentenced to ...
Police search for woman, man in convenience store robbery
Police search for woman, man in convenience store robbery
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
A woman armed with a handgun threatened to shoot a convenience store clerk early Monday as a man went behind the counter and ...
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Police search for suspect in robbery of Las Vegas business
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Metro Police are looking for a suspect in the Dec. 13 robbery of a business near the 6400 block of West Lake Mead Boulevard. An employee confronted the suspect as ...
Man, 26, gets prison time in fatal shooting at Palms
Man, 26, gets prison time in fatal shooting at Palms
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A 26-year-old Las Vegas man has been sentenced to 18 months to eight years in prison for what he maintained was the accidental shooting of his friend, an aspiring rapper and former U.S. Marine. Jim Edward Johnson was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in ...
Bail denied for suspect in Walgreens robbery-slaying
Bail denied for suspect in Walgreens robbery-slaying
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A store receipt and the discovery by police of money believed to have been stolen from a pharmacy point to the guilt of a former employee in the robbery of a Walgreens and the ...

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