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Metro talks about reining in gang violence
Friday, June 4, 2010
Many residents describe neighborhoods near the Metro Police Convention Center Area Command on Sierra Vista Drive as safe and friendly. The area has one of the lowest crime rates in the Las Vegas Valley, but it is still plagued by gang violence, police said.
Las Vegas records first 100-degree day of the year
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Las Vegas recorded its first 100-degree day of the year on Thursday, a little later than normal but far from the record set when the first triple-digit day came June 30, 1965. Meteorologists say the valley will reach triple digits this weekend, too.
Man, woman found dead in house fire in western valley
42 cats, 1 dog also perish in blaze on Dulce Avenue
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Several old newspapers were spread out in the driveway of 5333 Dulce Ave. Thursday afternoon when Denise McBee, 46, went to check on her friends next door. A mail carrier had told her that smoke was coming from the house.
1 suffers serious injuries in two-vehicle crash
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
A man was critically injured Wednesday when a van headed south on Valley View Boulevard attempted to make a right turn from the left lane in front of his car, Metro Police said.
Coroner identifies man killed in Tuesday night shooting
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
A man who was shot to death Tuesday night west of the Stratosphere after an apparent dispute among several people has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 25-year-old Patrick Beverly of Las Vegas.
Trial set for 2 accused in shootings, kidnapping of Hooters server
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
A trial date has been set for two men who could face the death penalty for the January murder of a Hooters casino waitress. Gregory Lee Hover, 38, and his alleged accomplice, 19-year-old Richard Freeman, will stand trial beginning March 7, 2011.
Bailiff of ex-judge Halverson gets 10 years in girl's assault
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
A district court judge sentenced the bailiff of former Judge Elizabeth Halverson to 10 years to life in prison Wednesday for the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.
Man killed, two women wounded in shooting
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
One man was killed and two women were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex Tuesday night west of the Stratosphere, Metro Police said. Police received a 911 call about the shooting about 8:30 p.m.
Police release sketch in search for sex assault suspect
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Metro Police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman Saturday in the downtown Las Vegas area. Authorities released a sketch of the suspect today.
Coroner's office IDs motorcyclist killed in crash
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who died Saturday after his motorcycle collided with a car in front of the North Las Vegas Police Department’s main station as 40-year-old Derek Trotter.
Memorial Day ceremony honors veterans for service
Annual event draws residents, political leaders to Boulder City
Monday, May 31, 2010
About 20,000 small American flags marked the burial plots of veterans at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Monday for Memorial Day.
People flock to opening of public pools to cool off
Saturday, May 29, 2010
It wasn’t the hottest day of the year, but people still rushed to cool off with a swim Saturday at the summer opening of eight water parks and pools in Clark County.
Motorcyclist dies, woman injured in North Las Vegas crash
Saturday, May 29, 2010
A 40-year-old man died Saturday after his motorcycle collided with a car in front of the North Las Vegas Police Department's main station, authorities said.
8-year-old bicyclist injured in Boulder City collision
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
An 8-year-old boy was struck by a car in Boulder City on Monday night after running a stop sign on his bicycle, police said Tuesday.
Woman injured in two-vehicle crash on Sahara Avenue
Friday, May 14, 2010
A woman was taken to University Medical Center's trauma unit after her vehicle collided with another car, rolled over and struck an electrical box on West Sahara Avenue, police said.
Wind damage prompts Henderson symphony to switch venues
Friday, May 14, 2010
The saying, “the show must go on,” was one the Henderson Symphony Orchestra adopted this week after hearing that its upcoming concert venue was damaged by strong winds Monday night.
Coroner identifies man killed in Warm Springs Road crash
Friday, May 14, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a Honolulu man who died after his car struck a tree Thursday as 41-year-old Jashua Choy. Metro Police responded at 2:40 a.m. to the one-vehicle crash on Warm Springs Road near Windy Street.
Police arrest armed man in officer-involved shooting
Thursday, May 13, 2010
A 41-year-old man shot by a Metro Police officer Thursday after pointing a 40-caliber handgun at two officers has been arrested in connection with resisting arrest and assault with a deadly weapon.
Council weighs impact of Boulder City attorney ballot initiative
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Boulder City Council members are looking at the financial repercussions of a ballot initiative submitted last week asking voters if the city attorney should be elected instead of appointed.
Father charged with murder by child abuse in 3-month-old son's death
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
A 21-year-old Las Vegas man accused of beating and biting his 3-month-old son has been charged with murder by child abuse in the boy’s death, authorities said.
Coroner identifies woman struck by 2 cars near Strip
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a woman struck by two vehicles while crossing a street just east of the Strip last week as 35-year-old Deidra Vonetta Calvert of Miami.
Suspicious backpack probed in downtown Henderson
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Authorities said a suspicious backpack found near a Wells Fargo bank branch and the Rainbow Casino in Henderson this afternoon isn't a threat.
School District plans meetings on superintendent search
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
The Clark County School District is searching for a replacement for Superintendent Walt Rulffes and has scheduled a series of town hall meetings to get public input from parents.
Boulder City initiative over debt faces uncertain future
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
An initiative that would require voter approval for Boulder City’s debt to exceed $1 million might not go onto the general election ballot because it could infringe upon the city council’s rights, the city’s attorney said.
Man's case in wife's beating death bound to district court
Monday, May 10, 2010
The case of a 40-year-old North Las Vegas man accused of killing his wife in a domestic dispute April 16 was bound over to district court today during a preliminary hearing.
2 identified in weekend murder-suicide in eastern valley
Monday, May 10, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a woman killed in a murder-suicide in the eastern Las Vegas Valley on Saturday as 38-year-old Natalie Suzanne Gilkerson.
Protesters square off with Arizona sheriff over immigration law
Friday, May 7, 2010
A protest of Maricopa County Sheriff Joseph Arpaio’s visit to Las Vegas on Friday became heated when the Arizona lawman tried to talk to participants.
Police release photo of woman sought in bank robbery
Friday, May 7, 2010
Metro Police are searching for a woman who robbed a bank in the area of Jones Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue on Tuesday. The woman entered the bank and presented a note to the teller window, demanding money. The note threatened to harm customers if the teller didn't comply, police said.
Nye County DA, sheriff's office spar over fraud allegations
Friday, May 7, 2010
The Nye County Sheriff's Office, which is investigating allegations of embezzlement against the county's district attorney, fired back Friday.
Coroner identifies man who died at Las Vegas shooting club
Friday, May 7, 2010
The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified a man who was fatally shot at the Desert Sportsman Rifle and Pistol Club on Thursday as 50-year-old Jacques Stanley of Las Vegas.
Voters to decide if Boulder City attorney elected or appointed
Committee collects enough valid signatures for ballot initiative
Friday, May 7, 2010
The secretary of state’s office has approved a majority of signatures on a petition for a ballot initiative asking Boulder City voters if the city attorney should be elected instead of appointed.
Police find missing 11-year-old boy
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Metro Police have found an 11-year-old boy last seen near the Orleans Hotel and Casino on Wednesday.
Shooting kills 1 at Las Vegas shooting park
Thursday, May 6, 2010
One person was fatally shot at the Desert Sportsman Rifle and Pistol Club this afternoon, police said.
Downtown streets reopened after suspicious item reported
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Metro Police have reopened roads near the intersection of East Ogden Avenue and North Fourth Street after an investigate into suspicious item found this afternoon.
Boy, 2, who drowned was subject of neglect probe
Thursday, May 6, 2010
A Child Protective Services report released Thursday shows that a 2-year-old boy who drowned Sunday was the subject of a medical neglect case in 2009.
Theater teacher accused of relationship with student, 17
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Clark County School District Police arrested a theater teacher at Las Vegas High School Wednesday night on charges of sexual misconduct with a 17-year-old student.
One escapes house fire without injury
Firefighters still battling blaze in 2500 block of Monte Carlo Drive
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Firefighters battled a house fire near the intersection of West Smoke Ranch Road and North Torrey Pines Drive on Wednesday that caused neighbors to be evacuated. Mike Myers, deputy fire chief for Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, said a call came in at 5:13 p.m. Wednesday that a house in the 2500 block of Monte Carlo Drive was on fire.
Nye County DA arrested, accused of embezzlement
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Nye County District Attorney Robert Beckett was arrested Wednesday after police say he was using money from a bad check program to help fund programs that benefited family members.
Coroner identifies man found in downtown motel
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
A man found at a downtown motel April 21 has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 39-year-old Roger Dayag Galapon of Las Vegas.
Man arrested in death of woman found at motel
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a woman whose body was found at a motel on Rancho Drive on Monday as 30-year-old Melissa Brink.
2 accused in fatal 7-Eleven shooting facing more charges
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
The case of two men arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 7-Eleven store clerk March 24 was bound over to district court Wednesday.
Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed in collision with school bus
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a motorcyclist killed in a collision with a school bus Monday as 58-year-old David Levin of Henderson.
Police identify man killed in overnight parking lot crash
Las Vegas man's car was suspect vehicle in earlier hit-and-run collision
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
A 48-year-old Las Vegas man was killed late Monday night in a parking lot crash after being involved in a hit-and-run collision a few minutes earlier, Metro police said this morning. The man has not been identified pending notification of relatives.
Remains found of missing North Las Vegas man
Monday, May 3, 2010
Authorities said they have found the remains of a missing 58-year-old North Las Vegas man considered to be armed and suicidal in Nye County.
Motorcyclist dies in collision with school bus on Sahara
Monday, May 3, 2010
A 58-year-old motorcyclist was killed Monday afternoon during a collision with a school bus on Sahara Avenue, police said. Metro spokesman Marcus Martin said the crash occurred at 1:39 p.m. at Sahara and Atlantic Street, which is near Sahara’s intersection with Eastern Avenue.
Coroner identifies man struck Saturday crossing Fremont Street
Monday, May 3, 2010
A 77-year-old man struck by a truck while crossing East Fremont Street outside of a marked crosswalk Friday has been identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office as Lloyd Davis of Las Vegas.
Coroner identifies man shot by homeowner
Monday, May 3, 2010
The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified a man shot to death by a homeowner Saturday as 20-year-old Jason Anthony Gallegos of Henderson. Metro spokesman Marcus Martin said police received a report that a man was running through a yard at 6:30 a.m.
Police: Woman's death followed argument over payment for sex
Monday, May 3, 2010
Boulder City Police arrested a 34-year-old man Monday in connection with the death of a woman found in the desert west of U.S. 95 south this past weekend. Harold Marin-Velasquez has been arrested on one charge of murder in the death of 43-year-old Edis Hernandez-Quintanilla.
Brothers who survived Holocaust reunite in Las Vegas
Saturday, May 1, 2010
It wasn’t until five years ago that Charles Pierce, 90, was finally able to open up about his Holocaust experiences .
His brother Abe Price, 87, has been speaking about it for a long time, but they have never talked about their experiences together until they were reunited in Las Vegas on Thursday.
Teens learn consequences of sexting, cyberbullying for Law Day
Friday, April 30, 2010
Using cell phone cameras to capture intimate moments might seem like innocent fun to some teenagers, but Coronado High School students learned Friday that the act of "sexting" can be illegal and have serious criminal consequences.

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