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July 29, 2014

1:41 p.m.

Suspects in alleged World Cup betting scheme freed from custody
A wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme has been let out of jail after his poker-star friends posted his bail and immigration officials cleared his release. Fifty-year-old Wei Seng Phua and...

12:16 p.m.

Coroner IDs man killed in US 95 rollover crash
A man killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle rollover accident on U.S. 95 has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as...

8:55 a.m.

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12:39 p.m.

Photo: A Metro Police officer lifts crime scene tape over
Suspect shot after 1 killed, 2 wounded in home invasions
A man and woman carjacked a roadside service truck this morning before they broke into two houses, where one person was shot to death and two others were critically injured, Metro Police said. The male suspect was shot to death by police, and the woman was taken into custody, authorities said. After the carjacking...

7:42 a.m.

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8:36 a.m.

Man fatally shot after stabbing officer, Henderson Police say
Man fatally shot after stabbing officer, Henderson Police say
Henderson police shot and killed a man early Tuesday after he stabbed an officer, authorities said. Two officers had stopped the man on...

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July 28, 2014

5 p.m.

Police facing bigger crowds on streets downtown, on the Strip
Police facing bigger crowds on streets downtown, on the Strip
Downtown’s rebirth is gaining so much steam and the way tourists are enjoying Las Vegas is changing so fundamentally that it’s forcing Metro Police to change the way they ...

3:40 p.m.

Police: Woman with 112 cats cited with misdemeanor animal cruelty
A North Las Vegas woman who had 112 cats and a dog removed from her home on Thursday has been cited with a misdemeanor count of animal cruelty, according to North Las Vegas Police. Officers said the woman, 47, was...

3:17 p.m.

Child suffers minor injuries in apartment fire
Child suffers minor injuries in apartment fire
A child was taken to the hospital with a cut and minor smoke inhalation after a mattress caught fire at an apartment this afternoon, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. At 1:27 p.m., firefighters responded to reports of...

2:02 p.m.

Worker killed in accident at Ocean Spray facility in Henderson
Worker killed in accident at Ocean Spray facility in Henderson
An Ocean Spray worker died from injuries he suffered in an accident at the company’s Henderson distribution center on Saturday. Ocean Spray confirmed in a statement that...

1:49 p.m.

Coroner IDs woman killed in crash with garbage truck
A woman who died after her car ran into the back of a Republic Services garbage truck has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as...

1:09 p.m.

Man shot during street fight dies at hospital
Metro Police are investigating the slaying of a man who was found suffering from a gunshot wound Saturday night on the corner of Walnut Road and Savory Court, near East Alexander and North Pecos roads. Officers responded at 8:24 p.m. and found...

12:27 p.m.

Former program director pleads not guilty in theft of School District funds
A former department head with the Clark County School District pleaded not guilty today to 52 charges related to the theft of nearly $300,000 from her employer. Priscilla Rocha is accused of...

11:06 a.m.

Photo: Tow truck drivers clean up after a fatal rollover
Driver killed after being ejected from SUV in rollover crash
A man was ejected from a sport utility vehicle and killed when it rolled over on U.S. 95 this morning, authorities said. The Nevada Highway Patrol responded...

10:34 a.m.

Bellagio robber spent stolen cash on prostitutes, hotel room, police say
Bellagio robber spent stolen cash on prostitutes, hotel room, police say
Metro Police said the suspect they arrested in Friday’s robbery at the Bellagio scored up to $45,000 in cash and proceeded to celebrate with a...

9:26 a.m.

Motorcyclist crashes, hit by truck in North Las Vegas
A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed and was hit by a truck in North Las Vegas this morning, police said. The motorcyclist was traveling...

8:53 a.m.

Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Eight homes in the Rainbow Canyon area of Mount Charleston sustained significant damage from flooding today, officials said. Rainbow Canyon Boulevard became...

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