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Two officers, three others dead in shootings at restaurant, Wal-Mart
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Two suspects declaring the start of "the revolution" shot two police officers this morning at a CiCi's Pizza on Nellis Boulevard, then ran into a nearby Wal-Mart and shot at least one other person before killing themselves, according to Metro Police. Assistant Sheriff Kevin McMahill said the two suspects ambushed and shot the two officers shortly before 11:30 a.m. at the CiCi's Pizza at 309 N. Nellis Blvd. …
Driver suspected of DUI in three-vehicle accident
Sunday, June 8, 2014
One person was critically injured in a three-vehicle collision this morning that involved a teen suspected of driving under the influence, Metro Police officials said.
Woman in critical condition after crashing into light pole
Sunday, June 8, 2014
A 19-year-old woman is in critical condition today after she crashed her truck into a light pole in northern Las Vegas.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, June 6, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
App puts action of the World Cup in your hands — including noisemakers
Thursday, June 5, 2014
The 2014 World Cup is almost here, and with it will be a flurry of soccer — or futbol — matches that will determine the world’s greatest soccer team. With games played in Brazil from morning to late afternoon, it can be tough to keep up with the action of your favorite teams. That’s where ...
Faith Lutheran student trying to give all kids a sporting chance
Faith-Fuls provides low-cost gear to those who need it; funds for his own school
Thursday, June 5, 2014
The idea came to Jordan Coppert three years ago in the aisles of a Nike outlet shop. Coppert knows how important sports were to him. Sports helped him overcome asthma; it taught him hard work, endurance and accountability. He wondered how many children were left out of experiencing that because the equipment is so expensive. “I looked around and I said to myself ...
Man arrested in deadly shooting outside hookah lounge
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A man suspected of fatally shooting one person and wounding three others last month after an argument in the parking lot of a hookah bar was arrested Tuesday, according to Metro Police.
Preston Emerson, 20, was...
Motorcyclist killed after hitting wall along interstate
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A motorcyclist was killed today after crashing into a wall along Interstate 15 North at the Charleston Boulevard off-ramp, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The motorcyclist hit a wall next to...
FBI offers rewards for information about lasers pointed at aircraft
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
There’s a new target on the FBI’s wanted list. The FBI announced a 90-day national campaign today offering a reward of up to $10,000 for...
Fugitive barricades himself in home after domestic dispute reported
Monday, June 2, 2014
A woman called police about 12:20 p.m. reporting a domestic dispute at a home in the 6200 block of West Arby Avenue, near Jones Boulevard and …
Metro investigating body found in parked vehicle
Monday, June 2, 2014
Metro Police responded about 10:10 a.m. to reports of a person unresponsive inside a vehicle behind the …
Coroner IDs man killed in police shootout after robbery
Monday, June 2, 2014
A man killed in a shootout with police after a high-speed chase on Friday was identified today as Danny Michael Wadsworth Jr., according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Police shot Wadsworth, 31, after...
Fire in garage causes $75,000 damage to home in Henderson
Monday, June 2, 2014
A car caught fire in a garage today in Henderson, causing heat and smoke damage to the home. The homeowner was awakened by...
Discarded smoking material sets Henderson mobile home ablaze
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Carelessly discarded smoking material caused a mobile home to catch fire today in Henderson, destroying the residence and displacing three adults and a pet.
Unions reach deal with Golden Gate, averting strike
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Union workers and the Golden Gate reached a contract deal in the final hours today, avoiding a strike and concluding yearlong negotiations. The Culinary and Bartenders unions reached a tentative agreement for ...
Dog killed in house fire Saturday night
Sunday, June 1, 2014
One dog was killed and another was rescued from a kitchen fire Saturday night in the northeast Las Vegas Valley.
Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck outside crosswalk
Sunday, June 1, 2014
A pedestrian was critically injured Saturday after being struck by a vehicle while the person walked across Nellis Boulevard outside a marked crosswalk.
High school freshman, friend corner suspect in robbery at Henderson sandwich shop
Friday, May 30, 2014
Wednesday night when Brian Bleak saw a man sprinting away from a Capriotti’s employee, and he discovered the man allegedly stole a tip jar, Bleak didn’t...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, May 30, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Man gets 15 years in Las Vegas carjacking, stun gun attack
Thursday, May 29, 2014
A man who attacked a woman with a Taser and stole her car was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison this week, according to Daniel Bogden, U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada.
Keith Michael Costa, 35, of Las Vegas...
Motorcyclist critically injured in collision with car
Thursday, May 29, 2014
A motorcyclist is in critical condition today after crashing into a sedan at a west Las Vegas intersection, Metro Police reported. Police responded about 7:55 a.m. to the collision at...
App deals you in on poker action at Las Vegas casinos
Thursday, May 29, 2014
For those looking to try their luck at the tables just like their favorite poker professionals, there is Bravo Poker. The app helps users track and find …
70 years after WWII, two valley veterans to receive French Legion of Honor award
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The medal is the highest honor France bestows upon its citizens and foreign nationals and will be awarded during a ceremony Friday. “I’m terribly honored,” Davis Leonard said. “It’s something that shows France is appreciative of what we did. I will wear it proudly.” Neither of the veterans knew each other during ...
Details emerge in teen’s slaying; murder charge filed against victim’s brother
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
A defiant 15-year-old, apparently tired of nagging by his older brother, is charged with first-degree murder after police said he shot his brother …
Traffic enforcement effort to target Spring Mountain and Decatur intersection
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Nevada Highway Patrol and Metro Police traffic officers will be posted from 7 a.m. until noon at the busy intersection, ready to …
Passenger traffic continues upward trend at Las Vegas airport
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Passenger traffic continues to climb at McCarran International Airport, increasing for the eighth consecutive month. Data released today showed about...
Production company owner turns to public to help ID thieves in ‘inside job’
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
It wasn’t the worst theft that’s occurred at Davide Saxe Production Company, which produces "Vegas! The Show," as well as shows like …
Fire burns two backyard sheds, fence
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
A fire today reduced two sheds and a fence to charred wood and ashes in downtown Las Vegas. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded about...
Driver detained after crash near Spanish Trail that left passenger critical
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
A woman suspected of driving drunk crashed into a concrete wall early this morning, critically injuring a passenger, Metro Police reported. Police responded about 1:45 a.m. to...
Police seek two men in killing of man standing outside home
Saturday, May 24, 2014
The victim was shot about 10:40 p.m. Friday outside a residence in the 3100 block of Chadford Place, near Pennwood Avenue and Valley View Boulevard ...
Man found dead with gunshot wounds near downtown
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Metro Police responded just before 4 a.m. to reports of a body on the sidewalk of the 700 block of West Mesquite Avenue, near Main Street and Ogden Avenue ...
Mentally disabled North Las Vegas who went missing is found
Saturday, May 24, 2014
North Las Vegas resident Joseph Horlacher disappeared on Thursday from a church near Civic Center Drive and Tonopah Avenue ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, May 23, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Nellis master sergeant, injured in combat, ready to compete in international paralympic competition
Friday, May 23, 2014
This fall, Air Force Master Sgt. Christopher Aguilera will be one of 40 participants selected to represent the United States in the Invictus Games in London. Invictus is Latin for
Cox says it will be the first to bring ultra high-speed Internet service to entire valley
Thursday, May 22, 2014
While CenturyLink introduced gigabit Internet last year to select customers in Las Vegas, Cox’s plan would be the first to make it available to anyone in the market.
Counselor accused of trying to seduce detective posing as teen girl
Thursday, May 22, 2014
A Las Vegas family and marriage counselor was indicted Wednesday for allegedly attempting to seduce a person he thought was a 13-year-old girl but who was actually an undercover detective, according to U.S. Attorney’s Office documents. A grand jury...
Body of missing swimmer found floating in Lake Mead
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The body of a man presumed to have drowned in Lake Mead was found this morning floating in the water nearly two weeks after he disappeared while swimming. National Park Service rangers discovered the body...
Man flees, barricades himself in home after traffic stop
Thursday, May 22, 2014
A man was in police custody today after running from Metro Police during a traffic stop and briefly barricading himself in a nearby home, authorities said. The incident unfolded after...
MyVegas has users wanting just one more spin
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The concept behind MyVegas is simple: Play the slot machines, accumulate reward points and cash them in for …
Calif. man gets 8 years in prison for bringing girls to Las Vegas for prostitution
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
A California man was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for transporting two girls from Oakland, Calif., to Las Vegas to work as ...
Scooter rider dies five days after crash
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
An 82-year-old man struck by a vehicle while he was riding a scooter last week died today from the injuries he ...
Man stabbed in downtown Las Vegas
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
A man was stabbed today in downtown Las Vegas.
Arrest announced in deadly shooting at east valley apartment complex
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
A man was shot and killed today after an argument at an apartment complex in the east Las Vegas Valley. Metro Police responded about...
Schools evacuated after construction workers rupture gas line
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
gas leak this morning has been repaired, but not before it caused part of Brooks Avenue to be closed and prompted the evacuation of …
1 killed, 15 rescued in single day at Lake Mead recreation area
Monday, May 19, 2014
One person died and 15 people were rescued in a series of unrelated emergencies on a chaotic Sunday in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Throughout the day, park rangers...
Moped rider suffers head injury in crash
Monday, May 19, 2014
A moped rider suffered significant head injuries in crash today in North Las Vegas after he lost control of the motorized bike near Jerry’s Nugget, police said. The man was riding about 7:30 a.m. in the...
Police: Suspect in death of aspiring rapper said shooting was an accident
Monday, May 19, 2014
A man accused of killing an aspiring rapper Thursday night at the Palms said the shooting was an accident, according to a Metro Police arrest report. While running away after...
With each stroke of the paintbrush, a magical transformation
Adult Day Care Center of Las Vegas instructor sees art make a difference for seniors with Alzheimer's
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Many of the men and women come to the Adult Day Care Center of Las Vegas in varying stages of Alzheimer's or dementia. Some are losing the ability to talk and others are quickly losing pieces of themselves, but when they come to the art table …
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, May 16, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Resident’s death renews criticism of conditions at NLV senior apartments
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Buena Vista Springs Apartments residents rattle off problems within the complex that serves low-income senior citizens. Among the problems are...

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