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July 26, 2014

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Man convicted of luring girl through Craigslist
Thursday, July 10, 2014
A jury has found a 34-year-old North Las Vegas man guilty of using Craigslist to lure a child for sex last year. The U.S. Attorney's office announced that Sergio Torres was convicted Wednesday of...
NLV man’s Craigslist solicitation for sex leads to conviction on federal charges
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A North Las Vegas man thought the Craigslist ad was going to lead him to a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl. Instead it’s likely to lead him to a …
Former Crazy Horse Too owner Rick Rizzolo indicted on federal tax charges
Former Crazy Horse Too owner Rick Rizzolo indicted on federal tax charges
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A federal grand jury today indicted former Las Vegas strip club owner Rick Rizzolo on charges he attempted to evade more than $2.5 million in taxes. The two-count indictment charges Rizzolo with …
Photo: The Crazy Horse Too strip club on Industrial Road
Former Crazy Horse Too owner Rick Rizzolo facing new federal tax charges
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A federal grand jury today indicted former Las Vegas strip club owner Rick Rizzolo on charges he attempted to evade more than $2.5 million in taxes. The two-count indictment charges Rizzolo, former owner of the Crazy Horse Too strip club, with …
Missing IDs, computer set off deadly shooting rampage, police say
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Kareem David Wilkes, 34, was arrested Tuesday and has been charged in Las Vegas Township Justice Court with 17 counts in the June 20 shooting that left Michael McCarthy, 54, dead, and McCarthy’s girlfriend and another woman …
Mistrial declared in ‘Thunder’ trial
Mistrial declared in ‘Thunder’ trial
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Clark County District Court spokeswoman Mary Ann Price said Judge Jerome Tao stopped the trial after jurors admitted to talking about …
Photo: Cousin Gustavo Allende, left, mother Marisol Herna
Calif. teen dies after jumping on iPhone thief’s car
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A 15-year-old Southern California girl died of her injuries two days after she jumped onto the speeding car of a robber who snatched her iPhone. Rubi Rubio briefly held onto the trunk of the car before falling off and hitting her head Thursday in …
Woman sentenced in son's shooting: 'Once again, I was made the victim'
Woman sentenced in son's shooting: 'Once again, I was made the victim'
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Characterizing herself as a virtuous, doting mother who is routinely victimized by loved ones, Linda Cooney stood shackled in a Clark County courtroom this morning and pleaded for ...
Dancer testifies of defendant’s ‘animal strength’ in ‘Thunder’ shooting trial
Dancer testifies of defendant’s ‘animal strength’ in ‘Thunder’ shooting trial
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
A dancer in Excalibur's male strip revue “Thunder From Down Under” testified that he and at least five other performers struggled to subdue a man accused of breaking into ...
Police searching for suspect in assault at convenience store
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Metro Police are searching for a man they say assaulted a convenience store clerk before stealing a bag of cigarettes. The suspect entered the store...
Opening statements set to start in ‘Thunder’ shooting trial
Opening statements set to start in ‘Thunder’ shooting trial
Monday, July 7, 2014
Opening statements in the trial of a man accused of sparking a scuffle and firing a gun as he tried to steal costumes and props from members of the "Thunder From Down Under" male revue are expected …
Police seek man in armed robberies of valley businesses
Saturday, July 5, 2014
The suspect, described as a 200-pound black man age 25 to 38, has robbed employees and customers with a black handgun ...
House burglar arrested after leading police on car chase, Metro says
House burglar arrested after leading police on car chase, Metro says
Saturday, July 5, 2014
The man had broken into a home in the 8600 block of Maryland Parkway at 2:46 p.m. when he was confronted by the owner ...
Photo: Edward Bevilacqua, Director of the Larson Training
Living his primary lesson: Teacher gets second chance after felony conviction
Friday, July 4, 2014
The greatest lesson Edward Bevilacqua has given his ex-felon students likely came when the instructor nearly lost his teaching job over his own criminal past. The lesson for Bevilacqua's students? Second chances …
Police: Man gunned down in alley after argument
Thursday, July 3, 2014
A man was shot and killed Wednesday night after an argument with two men in the alley behind an East Las Vegas store, Metro Police said. Police responded about 8:50 p.m. to reports of...

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