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Man who died in double shooting identified
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009
A man who died in a double shooting Monday has been identified as 37-year-old Norman Mayes of Las Vegas, the Clark County Coroner's Office said.
Deal will partially erase debt tied to Silver State Helicopters
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009
Papers filed in a federal court in Tampa, Fla., today will help forgive more than $100 million in student loans that left student pilots from bankrupt Silver State Helicopters in a sea of debt.
Dust clouds bring unhealthy air to sensitive groups
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009
A forecast released this morning indicates unhealthy air quality levels for dust in sensitive groups for this afternoon and evening. The Clark County Department of Air Quality and Environmental Management issued the forecast for those who are very young, the elderly and those with respiratory illnesses.
Soldier killed in Afghanistan attended high school in Las Vegas
Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
A 30-year-old soldier killed Friday in Afghanistan attended high school in Las Vegas and had recently married his high school sweetheart, the Defense Department said Monday.
Cuban extradited from Latvia to face counterfeit slot charges
Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
A Cuban national was arraigned Monday in U.S. District Court on charges of selling counterfeit slot machines and computer programs after he was extradited from Latvia to Las Vegas.
Man dead, woman hospitalized after double shooting
Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
A man is dead and a woman was hospitalized after both were shot in the head Monday at an eastern Las Vegas Valley apartment complex, Metro Police said.
Man pleads guilty to buying guns in Vegas bound for Mexico
Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
A man has pleaded guilty to using straw buyers to purchase at least 28 rifles and handguns in Las Vegas, knowing that the weapons were going to be taken to Mexico for criminal activity, U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden of Nevada said today.
Man wanted in beating, robbery of two women arrested
Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
Metro Police said a man wanted for allegedly beating and robbing two women, one of them over the age of 65, was arrested Saturday.
Gusty winds prompt advisory for blowing dust
Monday, Oct. 26, 2009
An advisory for blowing dust has been issued for the Las Vegas Valley and surrounding areas as gusty winds are expected Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.
Bill Clinton in Las Vegas, plans to see U2 concert
Traffic congestion expected from 5 p.m. to midnight around Sam Boyd Stadium
Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
Former President Bill Clinton is expected to attend tonight’s U2 concert, which has security taking extra precautions in and around the area of Sam Boyd Stadium for his arrival.
Police arrest mother of girl, 15, in relationship with soccer coach
Daughter told police her mother approved of relationship, but mother denies it
Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
Henderson Police have arrested the mother of a 15-year-old girl who was in an ongoing sexual relationship with a soccer coach. The girl told police that her mother approved of the relationship.
Brown cloud over Las Vegas Valley mostly a mystery
Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
A brown haze hung over much of the Las Vegas Valley today and officials can't explain exactly what's causing it.
Health District to offer only flu nasal spray vaccine
Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
The Southern Nevada Health District is offering H1N1 flu nasal spray vaccine only for the next seven to 10 days, health officials said today, because the injectable vaccine is unavailable.
Officials: Jailed man offered money to keep kids from court
Man suspected of sexually abuse faces new charges tied to intimidation
Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
A man accused of sexually assaulting children in Pahrump is facing new charges, the Nye County Sheriff's Office said today. Nye County detectives said 57-year-old Samuel Vernon Hamett requested a visit with the mother of one of the children in the case.
Three arrested in weekend robbery, fatal shooting
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
Three people have been arrested in a Sunday robbery and fatal shooting in the western Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police said today.
Coroner identifies three found dead in murder-suicide
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified a family of three in a murder-suicide that occurred Wednesday in the eastern Las Vegas Valley. The coroner's office said 75-year-old Genevieve Okin was found with a gunshot wound to her head in the front seat of a vehicle.
Pahrump man accused of lewdness with 12-year-old
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
Nye County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a man this week, accusing him of lewdness with a 12-year-old girl. Detectives arrested 36-year-old Adolfo Magana Sandoval of Pahrump at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday at his home, the sheriff's office said.
Former Nye County official sentenced to probation for bribery
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
A former Nye County commissioner has been sentenced to five years of probation on a felony bribery conviction, plus three-year probation terms to run concurrently for two related misdemeanor charges.
Soccer coach, 40, accused of relationship with girl, 15
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009
A 40-year-old man is in the Henderson Jail today accused of having ongoing sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl, Henderson Police said. Gabriel G. Lopez of Las Vegas was booked Wednesday on 11 counts of statutory sexual seduction.
Three found dead in southeast valley house
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009
Metro Police said they believe the deaths of three people found in a southeast Las Vegas Valley house Wednesday were the result of a murder-suicide. Medical issues involving one of the three people may have triggered the incident, police said.
Retired Marine holds suspected bank robber for police
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009
A retired Marine who heard a bank robber threaten to shoot a woman Wednesday morning held the man in a choke hold until law enforcement officers arrived.
Man accused of assaulting at least 10 children in his home
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009
Nye County detectives have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting several children. Authorities said 57-year-old Samuel Vernon Hamett is accused of committing sexual acts against children under the age of 14.
Health District running out of H1N1 shot vaccine; mist available
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009
The Southern Nevada Health District said today that injectable H1N1 influenza vaccine will not be available beginning Friday, and only the nasal spray form will be given.
Driver accused of DUI in fatal North Las Vegas crash
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009
North Las Vegas police have arrested a man accused of driving under the influence in a fatal crash earlier this month. Armando Iribe Jr., 19, was taken to the North Las Vegas Detention Center after the 5:40 p.m. Tuesday arrest, police said.
Multi-vehicle wreck snarling traffic on U.S. 95
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
A motorcyclist and three other vehicles have crashed on northbound U.S. 95, just south of Decatur Boulevard, the Nevada Highway Patrol said Tuesday night.
31-year-old woman dies of H1N1 in Las Vegas
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
A 31-year-old woman with no underlying medical conditions has died after catching the H1N1 flu, the Southern Nevada Health District reported today. That brings to 12 the number of people in Clark County who have died of the H1N1 flu virus, also known as the swine flu.
Radioactive tritium found off nuclear test site for first time
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
Scientists have found radioactive tritium from nuclear tests in Nevada contaminating groundwater off the Nevada Test Site for the first time.
16-year-old critically injured in crash
17-year-old driver also injured in northwest Las Vegas Valley collision
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
A 16-year-old boy is in critical condition after the car he was riding in collided with another vehicle this morning in a northwest Las Vegas Valley intersection.
Sheriff: Patrol car was going 71 mph, neither wore seatbelt
Police officer recovering from Oct. 7 crash that killed fellow officer
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
Metro Officer David Nesheiwat is recovering in an intermediate care facility after a fatal crash that killed fellow Officer Milburn Beitel on Oct. 7. Sheriff Doug Gillespie said neither officer was wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred. Beitel was driving on Nellis Boulevard when a car turned in front of them.
Purse snatching leads to arrest in woman's beating
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
A retired police officer having a cup of coffee captured a man trying to steal a woman's purse on Sunday. Police later discovered the man was wanted by Metro Police in the beating of a woman days earlier in northwestern Las Vegas.
2 die in separate one-vehicle crashes in Clark County
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
Metro Police and the Nevada Highway Patrol are investigating two separate fatal traffic accidents today, both of them caused by medical conditions.
Man who crashed into block wall identified
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
A 33-year-old man who was fatally injured after a single-car crash about 8:37 p.m. Friday in the northwestern valley has been identified as Isaac Hawkins of Las Vegas.
19-year-old shot during possible robbery attempt identified
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
A 19-year-old man who was shot and killed in what police are saying is a possible robbery early Sunday morning in southwest Las Vegas has been identified as Dominique Evans.
19-year-old fatally shot after possible robbery identified
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
A 19-year-old man who was shot and killed during what police are saying was a possible robbery early Sunday morning in southwest Las Vegas has been identified as Dominique Evans, the Clark County Coroner's Office said.
Coroner identifies man shot at Saturday house party
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
A 32-year-old Las Vegas man who was fatally shot at a house party Saturday night has been identified as David L. Campbell, the Clark County Coroner's Office said today.
Passenger dies in three-vehicle crash in North Las Vegas
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
The 51-year-old passenger of a burgundy Hyundai sedan died at the scene of a three-vehicle crash in North Las Vegas about 3 p.m. Monday, North Las Vegas Police said.
Decline in McCarran traffic eases in September
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
McCarran International Airport traffic continued its downward slide in passenger counts in September, but the trend seems to be easing.
Advisory issued as blowing dust raises air pollution concerns
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
Clark County air quality officials have issued an advisory for blowing dust for this afternoon and evening because of high winds in the Las Vegas Valley. Unhealthy levels of dust weren't occurring in the valley at midday.
Henderson Police investigate possible grenade at Goodwill
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
Henderson Police and an armor unit are investigating a possible grenade found in a Goodwill Store in the southeast valley today. Police were called at about 9:36 a.m., Henderson Police spokesman Keith Paul said.
Police recover car stolen after woman's beating in NW valley
Monday, Oct. 19, 2009
The car belonging to an elderly woman who was robbed and severely beaten Wednesday in her home in the northwest Las Vegas Valley has been found nearby, Metro Police said today.
Another warm day before cool down begins
Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009
The National Weather Service said that a high of 92 degrees could occur today.
Sunshine in the weekend forecast
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009
A sunny Saturday is on tap, with temperatures expected to get into the 90s.
NLV officer accused of fraud no longer on force
Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
A former North Las Vegas police officer has been fired for allegedly purchasing fuel for his personal vehicle on a department credit card. Benjamin Miles Cordova had been videotaped three times fueling his blue Chevrolet Colorado four-door pickup truck using another officer's credit card.
Metro releases sketch of man wanted in woman's beating
Police say man robbed, assaulted woman in her northwest valley home
Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
Metro Police have released a composite sketch of a man who they say robbed and severely beat a woman in her home earlier this week. The assault occurred about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the woman's home in the northwest Las Vegas Valley, police said. She was released from the hospital Thursday. A man knocked at the woman's door in the area of Smoke Ranch Road and Buffalo Avenue, saying he had lost his dog.
Dispute sends 1 to hospital with gunshot wound
Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
Metro Police are investigating a violent dispute that sent one person to a hospital with a gunshot wound this afternoon in the northwest Las Vegas Valley.
Police release sketch in Strip casino robbery
Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
Metro Police today released a composite sketch of a man wanted in the September robbery of a Las Vegas Strip resort casino. Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man caught on videotape during the robbery.
Sunny skies with highs in the 90s in forecast
Friday, Oct. 16, 2009
Today will be sunny and warm and tonight will be calm for high school football games and late-night activities.
2 brothers arrested in northwest valley shooting
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
Metro Police have arrested two brothers in connection with a fatal shooting Thursday night.
Woman robbed, beaten in home released from hospital
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
A woman who was robbed and severely beaten about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in her home in the northwest Las Vegas Valley was released from the hospital today, Metro Police said.
3 teens assaulted near Rancho High School
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
North Las Vegas police are investigating an incident that left three teenage boys with serious injuries this afternoon during a physical altercation blocks from a high school.

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