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Aug. 20, 2014

9:10 a.m.

Woman arrested in weekend shooting death of teen
Woman arrested in weekend shooting death of teen
A woman has been arrested by Metro Police in connection with the weekend shooting death of 17-year-old Las Vegas resident Demario Hughes. Stacey Thomas, 27, was arrested Tuesday on ...

Tuesday

Aug. 19, 2014

2:18 p.m.

UMC governing board seeks OK to meet in private
UMC governing board seeks OK to meet in private
Clark County Commissioners signaled mixed support today for a proposal to let University Medical Center’s newly formed governing board meet outside the public eye. Commissioners voted 4-3 to ...

2:03 p.m.

Flash flood warning issued for Dolan Springs area
A flash flood warning has been issued for south-central Clark County, which includes the area of Dolan Springs and Chloride, until 3:45 p.m. as a thunderstorm moves...

1:37 p.m.

Overturned truck snarls traffic on I-15 at Blue Diamond Road
Overturned truck snarls traffic on I-15 at Blue Diamond Road
An overturned concrete mixer truck is causing heavy delays on Interstate 15 near Blue Diamond Road, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Troopers responded to reports...

12:53 p.m.

Calif. police sergeant accused of soliciting undercover Las Vegas officer
Calif. police sergeant accused of soliciting undercover Las Vegas officer
A police sergeant from Glendale, Calif., was arrested earlier this month after he allegedly solicited sex from an undercover Las Vegas police officer, according to ...

12:32 p.m.

Police cleared in shooting of stranger discovered by homeowner on couch
Metro Police have been cleared in the shooting death of a stranger who a homeowner discovered sitting on his couch wearing only...

10:44 a.m.

Henderson Police cut desk services at all but downtown station
Henderson Police cut desk services at all but downtown station
Henderson Police are temporarily eliminating desk services at two stations because of staffing shortages, city officials said. The stations at...

10:13 a.m.

Coroner IDs victim in fatal stabbing; 3 sought
Authorities have identified a 25-year-old man who was stabbed to death over the weekend in Las Vegas. Clark County coroner's officials say...

9:21 a.m.

Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed in crash with truck
A man killed Monday when his motorcycle collided with a truck at a northeast valley intersection has been identified as...

Monday

Aug. 18, 2014

2:25 p.m.

Bail set for former guard charged in prison phone-smuggling case
Bail set for former guard charged in prison phone-smuggling case
A Las Vegas judge today set bail at $50,000 for a former prison guard facing felony charges for allegedly smuggling cellphones into the cell of an inmate awaiting trial in a deadly Strip shooting and crash. The judge also ordered ...

1:44 p.m.

Photo: A rendering of the Project Neon Downtown Gateway.
State dumps public-private financing for massive I-15 project
The Nevada Department of Transportation today scrapped plans to use private financing to pay for major overhauls to Interstate 15 in Las Vegas over concerns about affordability. The department instead opted to go with ...

1:20 p.m.

Firefighters rescue 2 trapped in car after rollover crash
Firefighters rescue 2 trapped in car after rollover crash
Two people were taken to the hospital this afternoon after a rollover crash in front of Tivoli Village, near Rampart Boulevard and Alta Drive, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. Firefighters responded at...

12:46 p.m.

Photo: Joanie Spina.
Longtime assistant to magician David Copperfield dies at 61
Joanie Spina, longtime assistant to magician David Copperfield, died Sunday at a Houston hospital while awaiting lung and liver transplants. She was 61. Spina, a Las Vegas resident who also coached young magicians and an aspiring filmmaker, suffered from pulmonary fibrosis, an incurable lung disease. She also had been...

12:14 p.m.

Man missing after jumping from boat into Lake Mohave
A Southern California man who disappeared after he jumped from a boat into Lake Mohave on Saturday afternoon remains missing, according to the National Park Service. The 31-year-old man apparently began...

11:50 a.m.

Woman accused in fatal crime spree pleads not guilty
Woman accused in fatal crime spree pleads not guilty
A woman accused of carrying out a crime spree in a southeast valley neighborhood that left two people dead pleaded not guilty today in Clark County District Court. Natasha Jackson, 35, faces charges that...

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