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January 30, 2015

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Hearing set in police shooting of man armed with pellet gun
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Officials say evidence will be aired Friday in the police slaying last summer of a man who authorities say pulled a pellet gun while running from officers in North Las Vegas. The fact-finding hearing in the death of ...
Photo: North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee prepares to deliver
With a more upbeat outlook, NLV mayor touts ‘strong plan to repair our city’
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
State of the City:
A year ago, Mayor John Lee delivered his first State of the City address as North Las Vegas teetered on the brink of financial disaster, faced with a long-term deficit of $152 million. On Tuesday, Lee made his second-annual State of the City speech with North Las Vegas facing ...
Injured North Las Vegas motorcycle officer recovering
Injured North Las Vegas motorcycle officer recovering
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A sergeant says an injured North Las Vegas police officer could be released soon from a hospital after crashing his motorcycle on a rain-slickened freeway near downtown Las Vegas. Sgt. Chrissie Coon says the officer was ...
Man found in North Las Vegas drainage ditch identified as Henderson resident
Sunday, January 25, 2015
A man whose body was found in a North Las Vegas drainage ditch earlier this month has been identified as 18-year-old Hussein Abdelgilil.
North Las Vegas’ Anita Wood to head Nevada League of Cities
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Two-term city councilwoman and North Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tem Anita Wood is due to be sworn in this week as president of the Nevada League of Cities and Municipalities. North Las Vegas Municipal Court Judge Kalani Hoo is ...
Photo: Metro officer Rebecca Mauga talks with Dallas Smit
Las Vegas area police hosting ‘Coffee with a Cop’
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Five police departments in the Las Vegas area are joining nearly 200 other agencies across the country in inviting people to “Coffee with a Cop.” Thursday’s event is hosted by ...
Body in wash that of missing man with Alzheimer’s
Thursday, January 15, 2015
A body found Wednesday morning in a northeast valley wash has been identified as that of a missing North Las Vegas man who had Alzheimer’s disease, authorities said. The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the ...
Coroner IDs tree trimmer who got stuck in palm tree
Coroner IDs tree trimmer who got stuck in palm tree
Monday, January 12, 2015
A tree trimmer who died Sunday after getting stuck in a palm tree has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Daniel Wynn Smith, 46, of Las Vegas. The cause of death ...
Coroner IDs man shot by police in North Las Vegas
Coroner IDs man shot by police in North Las Vegas
Monday, January 12, 2015
A man shot and killed by a North Las Vegas Police officer Sunday night after police say he pulled a gun on the officer has been identified as 29-year-old Salvador Figueroa, the Clark County Coroner’s Office said. Two uniformed officers were ...
Second tree trimmer in a month dies in North Las Vegas
Sunday, January 11, 2015
A tree trimmer died today after getting stuck in a palm tree, according to the North Las Vegas Fire Department.
2 injured in fire at senior apartment complex
Monday, December 29, 2014
Authorities say one person was taken to the hospital and one was treated on the scene after a fire in a North Las Vegas senior apartment complex. Firefighters say they responded ...
Coroner says trimmer trapped in palm tree suffocated
Coroner says trimmer trapped in palm tree suffocated
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
A tree trimmer who died Monday after being trapped in a palm tree in North Las Vegas suffocated, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Carlos Dye, 49, of North Las Vegas died of ...
Tree trimmer dies in palm tree in North Las Vegas
Tree trimmer dies in palm tree in North Las Vegas
Monday, December 22, 2014
A tree trimmer died in North Las Vegas today after being trapped in a palm tree. Fire officials responded at about 5 p.m. to James Street, near Owens Avenue and Pecos Road, to rescue a tree trimmer stuck ...
Police: Pedestrian killed, child injured in hit-and-run
Police: Pedestrian killed, child injured in hit-and-run
Monday, December 22, 2014
A 57-year-old man was killed and a 4-year-old boy injured in a hit-and-run incident Sunday evening in North Las Vegas, police said. Officers received reports about 5:30 p.m. of a man down near ...
After five-year hiring freeze, NLV to enlist three new police officers
After five-year hiring freeze, NLV to enlist three new police officers
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The cash-strapped North Las Vegas Police Department, which hasn't hired a new officer in five years, will enlist three recruits to join its ranks ...

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