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Arson Puppies raffle closes; no Arson Orphans in this litter
Arson Puppies raffle closes; no Arson Orphans in this litter
Monday, March 24, 2014
Organizers have closed the book on entrants in the raffle for the “Arson Puppies," and all of the dogs received multiple bids and should be...
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Motorhome blaze sends plume of smoke into valley sky
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Gary Baxter was working in his backyard about noon today when he smelled smoke coming from one of his motorhomes ...
Man hospitalized after North Las Vegas house fire
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Flames broke out in the garage of his home in the 3500 block of Imperial Beach Avenue ...
Four people escape fire at mobile home
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Three adults and a child were lucky to escape without injury after a fire broke out early today at a mobile home with no...
Fire official says no suspects identified in March 11 arson
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
A house fire last week classified as an arson is still under investigation and there are no suspects at this time, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue spokesman Tim Szymanski said today. The home became engulfed in flames March 11, shortly after an alleged domestic dispute involving …
Photo: Chihuahua puppies look out from a kennel at the An
Rescued puppies in gambling haven steal hearts
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/18/us/rescued-puppies-in-gambling-haven-steal-hearts.html
Sex, jealousy, heroin and child are ingredients in Las Vegas man’s arrest
Sex, jealousy, heroin and child are ingredients in Las Vegas man’s arrest
Monday, March 17, 2014
The 59-year-old man was waiting in the car with a baby while the baby’s mother spoke to a drug dealer. Then, police said, jealousy took over, setting in motion an hour that included …
Photo: Kirk Bills and Gloria Lee are charged in the Jan.
In jailhouse call, pet shop owner says fire-starter can't be ID'd in store's surveillance video
Friday, March 14, 2014
Gloria Lee was adamant during the phone call. Authorities already had shown her surveillance footage of the Jan. 27 fire at her Prince and Princess Pet Shop that almost cost 27 puppies their lives. Lee is clearly visible on the surveillance tape, but it is a hooded person who is seen …
Dog dies in apartment fire near UNLV campus
Dog dies in apartment fire near UNLV campus
Friday, March 14, 2014
A small dog died in an apartment fire late Thursday in the area of Maryland Parkway and Flamingo Road, just north of the UNLV campus. Firefighters responded at 11:30 p.m. to the blaze at...
3 adults, 4 children escape house fire in North Las Vegas
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Three adults and four children were displaced from their North Las Vegas house after it caught fire this morning. Two of the adults were transported to...
One killed in late-night house fire near downtown Las Vegas
One killed in late-night house fire near downtown Las Vegas
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
One person died and another was injured in a house fire Wednesday night caused by careless smoking, Las Vegas fire officials said. The blaze started about 11 p.m. at a house at...
Man arrested after house fire in northern valley kills family pets
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded about 3 p.m. to reports of a fire at 6920 Briar Creek Lane, near West Grand Teton Drive and North Rainbow Boulevard. A caller claimed a person tossed …
Photo: Pug puppies look out from a kennel at the Animal F
As Arson Puppies await court outcome, Animal Foundation sees other adoptions increase
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
While the fate of the “Arson Puppies” is still up in the air, the dogs’ celebrity status may be helping their comrades in cages find homes. For each dog that was rescued from a January pet shop fire, one shelter dog has found an owner — at least that’s what an uptick in adoptions at the Animal Foundation implies.
Photo: Defense attorney Thomas Pitaro speaks with pet sho
Arson puppies criminal cases consolidated; judge declines to reduce bail
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
A business owner and her co-defendant pleaded not guilty Wednesday to revised charges, and a judge rejected a bid for lower bail while the two await trial on arson and other charges in a Las Vegas pet shop fire where 27 puppies were rescued.
Man found dead in fire early this morning
Man found dead in fire early this morning
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
A man was found dead in an apartment fire early this morning in the Spring Valley area. A caller said a neighbor’s apartment was on fire and his neighbor was...

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