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August 21, 2014

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Las Vegas man gets 6 months in smog test scheme
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A former emissions inspector in Las Vegas was sentenced to six months in prison after he falsified the smog check results of more than 1,000 vehicles. Henry Alberto Batista, 30, pleaded guilty to ...
Man is critical after his scooter collides with SUV
Man is critical after his scooter collides with SUV
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
​A man was sent to the hospital in critical condition Wednesday morning after his scooter collided with a car. The accident occurred at 11:28 a.m. in the intersection of ...
2 suspects sought in armed robbery on Nellis Boulevard
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Metro Police are searching for two suspects who they say robbed a convenience store at gunpoint last month in the northeast valley. The suspects entered ...
California woman sentenced to 57 months for mortgage fraud
California woman sentenced to 57 months for mortgage fraud
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
An accountant from California was sentenced to 57 months in prison and ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution after being convicted of mortgage fraud in Southern Nevada ...
Man arrested in knife attack on girlfriend
Man arrested in knife attack on girlfriend
Monday, August 4, 2014
A Las Vegas man​​ was arrested over the weekend after he attacked his girlfriend and another man with a sword during an argument, Metro Police said. Jerry Jackson, 47, slashed ...
Photo: Antonio Bellows, 18, sits outside the Shannon West
Football helps former gang member gain his focus
Sunday, August 3, 2014
By the time he was 15, Antonio Bellows had already been arrested and carried a gun wherever he went. But after serving time in jail, he found himself on the Rancho High football team and, turning his focus away from crime and toward the football field, improved his grades and now has collegiate aspirations ...
Suspect found dead after standoff in northeast valley
Suspect found dead after standoff in northeast valley
Friday, August 1, 2014
A man who barricaded himself in his northeast valley trailer for five hours Friday evening was found dead with ...
Suspect in Mexico stabbing death captured in North Las Vegas
Suspect in Mexico stabbing death captured in North Las Vegas
Friday, August 1, 2014
A Mexican national accused of a fatal stabbing in his home country nearly 16 years ago has been returned to Mexico after he was arrested last month in North Las Vegas. Pedro Curiel-Herrera, 35, was...
Photo: The Sun's July Nine
The Sun’s July Nine: A look at some of last month’s notorious crimes
Friday, August 1, 2014
From deadly fights and deadly home invasions to a hit on a Las Vegas Strip casino, crimes in July kept police hopping throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Here’s a look at some of the headline-grabbing crimes of the month.
Henderson officers who fatally shot attacker are identified
Henderson officers who fatally shot attacker are identified
Thursday, July 31, 2014
​The Henderson Police officers involved in the Tuesday morning shooting death of a 51-year-old man have been identified as ...
Metro Police ID officers in shooting of suspect in fatal home attack
Metro Police ID officers in shooting of suspect in fatal home attack
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Metro Police have identified two officers in Tuesday’s fatal shooting of a suspect in a carjacking and attacks at two Las Vegas houses where a homeowner ...
Federal charges filed against Bellagio robbery suspect
Federal charges filed against Bellagio robbery suspect
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Prosecutors have filed federal charges against the man accused of robbing the Bellagio and a Las Vegas bank last week. Scott Carmitchel, 34, was charged with ...
Coroner IDs man shot by Henderson Police after officer stabbed
Coroner IDs man shot by Henderson Police after officer stabbed
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
A man shot to death after he reportedly stabbed a Henderson Police officer early Tuesday was identified today by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 51-year-old Jesse Vigil. Two officers stopped Vigil, who ...
Police release video of shooting at Las Vegas Strip mall
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Metro Police have released surveillance video of a shooting earlier this month at the Fashion Show mall on the Las Vegas Strip as well as video of a vehicle of interest. A suspect was seen getting into...
Police: Couple in fatal home attack were out to steal car
Police: Couple in fatal home attack were out to steal car
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
A woman arrested Tuesday morning after a homeowner was fatally shot and his wife stabbed with a screwdriver said she and an accomplice talked their way into the house to ...

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