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One dead, one injured in suspected DUI crash
Saturday, April 18, 2009
A suspected drunken driver suffered critical injuries Friday evening after turning in front of a dump truck in the southwest Las Vegas Valley, fatally injuring his passenger.
2 dead, 8 injured in three-car crash on Spring Mountain Road
Authorities investigating why car failed to stop a stop sign
Friday, April 17, 2009
Two people were killed and eight were injured in a three-vehicle crash Friday evening after a driver failed to stop at a stop sign in the western Las Vegas Valley, authorities said. Metro Police Sgt. Oscar Chavez, of Metro's fatal accident detail, said officers responded at 6:13 p.m. to the crash at the intersection of Spring Mountain Road and Erva Street. Chavez said a southbound 2004 Dodge Neon occupied by four girls, ages 15 to 17, went through a stop sign and struck a 2005 Hyundai that was eastbound on Spring Mountain.
Gibbons requests meeting with Obama in Las Vegas
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Gov. Jim Gibbons wants to meet with President Barack Obama next month when the president visits in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas visitor traffic falls 8 percent in February
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
The number of visitors to Las Vegas declined 8 percent in February compared to a year ago, according to numbers released today by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
Pedestrian dies after running into tanker truck
Saturday, April 4, 2009
A pedestrian was killed this morning after he ran into a double-tanker truck in North Las Vegas.
Teen injured in head-on crash with suspected DUI driver
Saturday, April 4, 2009
A Las Vegas man suspected of driving a stolen vehicle under the influence was arrested in connection with a head-on collision Friday night that left a 16-year-old boy in critical condition.
Report: In 2010, 99.8 percent chance of lower home prices
Thursday, April 2, 2009
A new report shows the Las Vegas Valley has a 99.8 percent chance of seeing lower home prices through 2010. PMI Mortgage Insurance Co., the second largest U.S. mortgage insurer, released its risk index for 381 metropolitan areas.
Metro identifies officers involved in injury accident
Monday, March 30, 2009
Metro Police on Monday identified the officers involved in a collision with a car in the western Las Vegas Valley, injuring a 7-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl.
Children injured when police cruiser strikes car
Saturday, March 28, 2009
A 7-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl were injured late Friday when the car they were riding in was struck by a Metro Police cruiser in the western Las Vegas Valley.
Driver sought after teen bicyclist hit on Las Vegas Blvd.
Saturday, March 28, 2009
Metro Police are asking for the public's help in finding a driver who struck a bicyclist Friday evening near Cashman Field, then left the scene.
Pedestrian critically injured in Strip car collision
Saturday, March 21, 2009
A Las Vegas man suffered critical injuries after he entered the path of a car late Friday on the Las Vegas Strip, authorities said. Metro Police responded at 10:06 p.m. to the crash on Las Vegas Boulevard south of Palazzo Drive, which is near the Palazzo hotel-casino.
Man arrested for DUI in fatal collision with motorcycle
Saturday, March 14, 2009
A man suspected of driving under the influence struck and killed a motorcyclist Saturday evening in the eastern Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police said.
Gibbons to Obama: State might reject some stimulus funds
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Gov. Jim Gibbons sent a letter to President Barack Obama today notifying him that Nevada might reject part of the federal stimulus package.
Passenger who died in car stopped at red light identified
Monday, March 9, 2009
A Henderson woman riding in a car stopped at a red light in the eastern Las Vegas Valley who was killed Sunday when another car slammed into the 2008 Hyundai Tucson has been identified as 45-year-old Cindy Fletcher of Henderson.
Woman stopped at red light dies in three-car crash
Police say the victim was a passenger in a vehicle that was rear-ended
Sunday, March 8, 2009
A Henderson woman stopped at a red light in the eastern Las Vegas Valley was killed this morning when another vehicle slammed into the back of the car she was riding in.
Officials: Boy's death from poisoning an accident
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
The death of a 3-year-old North Las Vegas boy, Joseph D. Duhaylungsod, has been ruled an accident after he was apparently poisoned by a commercial grout cleaner.
Woman caught in crossfire dies in shooting
Friday, Feb. 27, 2009
A woman who was an innocent bystander was shot and killed Friday night after a group of men got into an altercation at a North Las Vegas business, police said.
Report: Las Vegas home prices at July 2003 levels
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009
Home prices in Las Vegas have fallen to levels not seen since July 2003, according to a monthly index of home prices in 20 metropolitan areas released today.
Vehicle strikes, kills woman crossing street on scooter
Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009
A 78-year-old Las Vegas woman on an electronic scooter was killed Sunday morning when she was struck by a vehicle on Sahara Avenue.
Police wait to release names in officer-involved shooting
Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009
Metro Police on Sunday still were waiting for the victim's family members to be notified before releasing the name of a man fatally wounded by officers early Saturday morning in downtown Las Vegas.
Oklahoma fugitive arrested in Las Vegas
Friday, Feb. 13, 2009
A man wanted in Oklahoma on drug charges was arrested today in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas sees 11 percent drop in visitors
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009
The number of visitors to Las Vegas in December 2008 dropped nearly 11 percent compared to the same time the previous year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority said 2,739,699 people visited the city, compared to 3,075,831 visitors in December 2007.
Pedestrian killed while running across Sahara Avenue
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009
A pedestrian was killed Monday evening after he ran in front of a pickup truck in the eastern Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police said.
Las Vegas gets record-setting rain
Winter weather advisory extended for mountains
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009
More than a half-inch of rain fell in the Las Vegas Valley Saturday, soaking pedestrians on the Strip, filling some neighborhood washes and leading the National Weather Service to put out a brief flood advisory.
Kitchen fire damages Las Vegas home
Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009
A fire caused about $50,000 in damage to a home Friday morning in the western Las Vegas Valley, firefighters said today.
Report: Nevada claims top spot in 'Misery Index'
Bankruptcies, foreclosures propel Silver State into unenviable position
Friday, Jan. 30, 2009
If you're in misery, you've got company. In a ranking called "The Misery Index," MSN Money ranked states based on the percentage of their residents who experienced a bankruptcy or foreclosure in 2008.
Washington fugitive arrested in Las Vegas
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009
A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Washington state was arrested Thursday morning in the Las Vegas Valley.
NLV police issue 142 citations during enforcement
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009
North Las Vegas police issued 142 tickets during beefed up enforcement Jan. 23 intended to keep pedestrians safe, authorities said today.
McCarran traffic drops nearly 8 percent last year
Friday, Jan. 23, 2009
McCarran International Airport saw a 7.7 percent decline in passenger traffic last year compared to 2007, according to airport numbers released today.
Pedestrian critically injured in two-vehicle incident
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009
A pedestrian was critically injured Saturday evening when she was struck by a vehicle in the eastern Las Vegas Valley
Man arrested in shooting death of wife
Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009
A North Las Vegas man has been arrested in connection with the Friday death of his wife, authorities said Sunday night.
Driver arrested, pedestrian injured after Fremont Street crash
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009
A driver was arrested in connection with DUI this morning after authorities say his vehicle plowed through the steel pylons protecting the Fremont Street Experience and struck a pedestrian.
Las Vegas sees 10 percent drop in visitors
Friday, Jan. 9, 2009
The number of visitors to Las Vegas in November dropped nearly 10 percent compared to a year ago, according to numbers released today by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
Fugitive police officer arrested in Las Vegas
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009
A police officer from Alabama accused of stealing police department funds was arrested Monday night in Las Vegas.
Two face kidnapping charges after car theft
Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009
Two men were arrested on kidnapping charges Friday after North Las Vegas Police said they stole a car with a 1-year-old child inside.
Garage fire damages home in northwest valley
Friday, Jan. 2, 2009
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a blaze that damaged a home in the northwest Las Vegas Valley this afternoon.
Chimney fire does $100,000 in damage to home
Friday, Jan. 2, 2009
A chimney fire caused about $100,000 in damage to a home Thursday night in the western Las Vegas Valley.
Temperatures in 40s will usher in 2009
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008
Seasonal temperatures are in store tonight for partygoers welcoming in the new year.
Man fatally stabbed during domestic dispute
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008
A man was stabbed to death during a domestic dispute Tuesday morning near downtown Las Vegas. Metro Police responded at 3:47 a.m. to the Siegel Suites, 600 E. Bonanza Road, on a report that a man had been stabbed inside an apartment.
Report: Home prices down 32 percent
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008
A closely watched index released today shows home prices in Las Vegas dropped at an annual rate of nearly 32 percent in October. The housing index showed only Phoenix had a higher rate of decline in the 12 months ending in October.
Snow expected on Mount Charleston
National Weather Service upgraded a winter storm watch to a warning, with up to 18 inches of snow possible in the mountains of Southern Nevada on Christmas
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008
Las Vegas residents dreaming of a white Christmas won't have to stray too far. The National Weather Service this morning upgraded a winter storm watch to a warning, saying up to 18 inches of snow could fall in the mountains of Southern Nevada.
House fire tied to holiday lights
Woman, grandchildren escape unharmed; damage estimated at $100,000
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
Investigators said electrical wiring for holiday lights is likely the cause of a house fire that started Tuesday morning in the western Las Vegas Valley.
Man sought in robbery at Strip casino
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
Metro Police said today they are still looking for a man who robbed an employee of the Sahara Hotel and Casino at gunpoint last week.
North Las Vegas officer arrested, accused of misconduct
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
A three-year veteran of the North Las Vegas Police Department was arrested today and charged with felony misconduct after a five-month investigation.
Man accused of shooting girlfriend in face sought
Victim is the mother of the gunman's three children
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008
Metro Police today are asking for the public's help in finding a man who allegedly shot the mother of his children in the face in the eastern Las Vegas Valley. The woman was taken to a local hospital, where police said she is in stable condition.
City to offer free bus service on New Year's Eve
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008
Partygoers headed to the Strip or downtown on New Year's Eve will have the option of free transportation.
Police searching for man involved in chop shop
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008
Metro Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man wanted in connection with a vehicle chop shop operation.
Nevada falls to No. 8 in population growth
State had held the top spot for much of the past two decades
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008
Nevada has been among the four fastest-growing states in the country for 23 consecutive years, spending many of those years in the top spot. That streak has come to an end.
Rain possible today with gusty winds
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008
A winter storm is dipping into Southern Nevada today, but unlike last week's rare blast of winter, there's no snow attached to this one.
Officials make robbery, sex offender arrests
Friday, Dec. 19, 2008
The U.S. Marshal's Service announced Friday afternoon that it made two arrests in Las Vegas in unrelated cases.

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