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April 20, 2014

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Grand jury indicts suspect in ruckus with ‘Thunder From Down Under’
Grand jury indicts suspect in ruckus with ‘Thunder From Down Under’
Friday, April 4, 2014
A man arrested in a backstage brawl with dancers from the Excalibur’s Thunder From Down Under all-male revue was indicted today on 17 criminal counts. Joey Kadmiri faces charges including...
Photo: Karl Menz, 50, left, and Virginia Lynch, 49, face
Hunt for autistic Florida boy missing for a month ends with arrests in Henderson
Thursday, April 3, 2014
A monthlong search for an autistic 3-year-old Florida boy who allegedly was kidnapped by his parents ended today in Henderson. Authorities in Crestview, Fla., said Emmanuel Menz was recovered unharmed …
Federal agent cleared in shooting of suspect in home invasion
Thursday, April 3, 2014
A federal agent was justified returning fire and killing a suspect in a home invasion who opened fire on the agent, wounding him in the chest and back, the Clark County District Attorney’s Office concluded. According to a report released today...
Photo: Chris Brown performs at Palms Pool on Sunday, May
U.S. marshals take custody of Grammy winner Chris Brown
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Chris Brown has been taken into custody by U.S. marshals and will be transported to Washington, D.C., for an upcoming misdemeanor assault trial, an official said Thursday. Brown was turned over to marshals on Wednesday at a Los Angeles jail, marshals' spokeswoman Laura Vega said. She declined to say when …
Suspect in custody after allegedly shooting at police during standoff
Thursday, April 3, 2014
A man surrendered to police Wednesday night after spraying bullets from a Las Vegas apartment window for more than two hours. Metro Police responded about 6 p.m. to the apartments at 400 E. Twain Ave. after reports that a man had …
Police: Bump in casino restroom Monday led to stabbing
Police: Bump in casino restroom Monday led to stabbing
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Details are emerging about a Strip casino stabbing that left one man with leg and hand injuries and a 38-year-old man facing felony battery charges. Aaron Vogel is accused of ...
Police: Family friend unwittingly walked through home with decomposing bodies
Police: Family friend unwittingly walked through home with decomposing bodies
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A family friend helping search for two missing North Las Vegas women over the weekend unwittingly walked next to their decomposing and mutilated corpses while looking for them at ...
Photo: Willie Nelson's missing good luck charm armadillo
Return of Willie Nelson’s armadillo prevents ‘Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain’
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Matt Boland’s phone rang at midnight Monday. It was folk-legend Willie Nelson’s road manager with a demand so strange, it sounded like an April Fool’s joke. Someone stole Nelson’s stuffed armadillo during his show Sunday at the Lake Las Vegas Westin, and he wanted to know …
Hearing reset in puppy shop arson case
Hearing reset in puppy shop arson case
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A judge postponed hearing a challenge of criminal arson and other charges filed against two people accused of torching a pet store where 27 puppies were rescued. Their rescheduled hearing will be on a claim that …
Photo: Police investigate at the scene Tuesday, April 1,
‘Voices’ told Pa. mother to sit on sons in tub, police say
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A western Pennsylvania woman heard "crazy voices" telling her to push her sons underwater before she sat on the boys in the bathtub, drowning her 3-year-old son and leaving his 6-year-old brother …
Court hearing on fraud-related charges for father of quints delayed until June 20
Court hearing on fraud-related charges for father of quints delayed until June 20
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Deon Derrico, the father of a set of Las Vegas quintuplets, will wait to have his day in court on real-estate fraud charges. This morning in North Las Vegas Justice Court, a preliminary hearing for Derrico was continued until …
Photo: Michael Bessey appears in Las Vegas Justice Court
Son’s sentencing delayed in Las Vegas highway shooting
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A 22-year-old Las Vegas man could face to up to 30 years in Nevada state prison for his role in the shooting of his stepfather to collect …
Metro detectives investigating man’s death at Wetlands Park
Metro detectives investigating man’s death at Wetlands Park
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Metro Police said a tipster reported gunshots about 4:15 p.m. at the Wetlands Park in the east Las Vegas Valley. Another person spotted a man's body about 15 minutes later and called ...
More details emerge in wedding reception shooting as case heads to trial
More details emerge in wedding reception shooting as case heads to trial
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
After hearing testimony from several wounded wedding guests today, Las Vegas Township Judge Diana Sullivan found enough evidence to send Peter Andrade Jr. to ...
Photo: The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort
Police arrest 1 after fight, stabbing at Las Vegas Strip mall
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Authorities say a man was stabbed and at least one person was arrested after a fight involving a couple and two other people at a casino resort shopping mall on the Las Vegas Strip. Metro Police Officer Laura Meltzer said Tuesday that the injured man was taken to University Medical Center after the incident just before 8 p.m. Monday at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. Meltzer says the man's injuries...

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