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July 22, 2014

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July 21, 2014

11 p.m.

Woman struck, killed in western valley, police say
Woman struck, killed in western valley, police say
A pedestrian died late Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle on Durango Drive near Edna Avenue, according to Metro Police. Police were alerted to the collision at ...

8:46 p.m.

Photo: Detroit retirees Mike Shane, left, and William Dav
Detroit retirees vote in favor of pension cuts
Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy, the city announced Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in ...

8:10 p.m.

Man arrested in string of Las Vegas sexual assaults
Man arrested in string of Las Vegas sexual assaults
Metro Police have arrested a man who is believed to have sexually assaulted several women, some of whom were prostitutes. Police were able to link 27-year-old ...

7:39 p.m.

Photo: Gov. Rick Perry, center, speaks during a news conf
Perry sending National Guard troops to border
Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a ...

6:40 p.m.

NLV police identify officer who shot man dead during chase
NLV police identify officer who shot man dead during chase
North Las Vegas Police have released the name of the officer who allegedly shot and killed 34-year-old Kenneth Johnson during a police chase Friday. Officer Robert Makinster is on ...

5:30 p.m.

Metro releases photo of person of interest in Fashion Show mall shooting
Metro releases photo of person of interest in Fashion Show mall shooting
Metro Police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a shooting last week at the Fashion Show mall. The man appears in a surveillance video, which can be seen ...

5 p.m.

Photo: A man holds a baby as he walks next to a refrigera
Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet
Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into ...

4:16 p.m.

Man killed working on side of road identified
The man who was killed in a hit-and-run Sunday while cutting asphalt in a bus lane has been identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

2:49 p.m.

Metro seeking two suspects in Sunday robbery
Metro Police are searching for two suspects who they say robbed a business on Sunday morning near Rainbow Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue …

2:20 p.m.

Court upholds $1M judgment against firm in Wal-Mart customer’s death
Court upholds $1M judgment against firm in Wal-Mart customer’s death
On the night of June 2, 2004, Michael Born purchased a headlight from the Wal-Mart at 201 N. Nellis Blvd. He was installing it in his car in the store’s parking lot when Raymond Alton Garrett, then 37, approached Born, struck him in the head and …

12:23 p.m.

Man shot by North Las Vegas police after chase identified
The man who was shot and killed by a North Las Vegas Police officer after allegedly pulling a fake gun during a Friday morning car chase has been identified.

12:13 p.m.

Coroner: Electric Daisy attendee died of drug OD
Coroner: Electric Daisy attendee died of drug OD
Authorities say an Electric Daisy Carnival attendee who was found unresponsive in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room died after consuming Ecstasy, cocaine and ethanol. ...

11:45 a.m.

Woman killed in single vehicle accident Sunday identified
The Clark County coroner's office has identified the woman who died in a single vehicle accident near Mountain Vista Street and Russell Road Sunday morning.

10:29 a.m.

Photo: Shania Twain introduces the nominees for Top Rock
Shania Twain announces end of Caesars Palace residency
The last installment of the “Shania: Still the One” show at the Colosseum will be Dec. 13, ending the 100-show residency for the country music star that began in December 2012.

10:12 a.m.

Coroner identifies woman found at elementary school
Coroner identifies woman found at elementary school
The Clark County Coroner’s office has identified the woman who was found dead near a northeast valley elementary school early Saturday morning. ...

Saturday

July 19, 2014

3:40 p.m.

Officials identify 2 people killed in separate shootings
Officials identify 2 people killed in separate shootings
The deaths of Marvin Surrell, 22, and Krystal McAdow, 23, were Metro Police's 69th and 70th homicides this year ...

12:10 p.m.

After woman was killed, body dumped in street, police say
After woman was killed, body dumped in street, police say
Dispatchers received a call around 5:45 a.m. about a person down on the 1200 block of Fairchild Street. When police arrived, they found a woman in the street ...

Friday

July 18, 2014

9:12 p.m.

Metro looking for suspects in parking lot robbery
Metro police are looking for two men they say robbed a woman of her purse July 3 in a parking lot.

7:38 p.m.

Metro: person stabbed by pedestrian on Tropicana
Metro: person stabbed by pedestrian on Tropicana
A road-rage incident left one person stabbed and another fleeing the scene on a busy Las Vegas thoroughfare today, according to Metro Police.

4:40 p.m.

Photo: Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones, left, speaks at
Names of bank robbers killed in shootout released
An attorney representing the family of a bank robbery hostage who was slain during a gun battle with police said Friday that he is seeking documents, dispatch logs, video and other evidence authorities gathered during the chaotic incident.

2:58 p.m.

Photo: UNLV baseball pitcher Erick Fedde throws in the bu
Nationals, UNLV’s Fedde sign deal
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/nationals-journal/wp/2014/07/18/nationals-erick-fedde-nearing-deal/

2:03 p.m.

Metro seeks suspect in slaying of woman outside convenience store
Metro seeks suspect in slaying of woman outside convenience store
A woman killed in a shooting Thursday evening outside a 7-Eleven was in a car in the parking lot when a man drove up and …

1:05 p.m.

No one happy with minimum wage regulations at public workshop
No one is happy with Nevada’s minimum wage regulations. Or at least that was the overwhelming sentiment at today’s public workshop on the regulations hosted by State Labor Commissioner Thoran Towler.

10:43 a.m.

Photo: A piece of plane wreckage with Malaysia Airlines'
World leaders calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash
President Barack Obama called for an immediate cease-fire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russia separatists. He also called for a credible investigation. "The eyes of the world are on eastern Ukraine, and we are going to make sure that the truth is out," Obama said at

9:56 a.m.

Computer problems cause grief for Allegiant passengers at McCarran, across country
Computer problems cause grief for Allegiant passengers at McCarran, across country
Allegiant Airlines passengers arriving this morning at airports across the country were in for a rude awakening as a temporary outage of the airline's computerized check-in system forced delays and …

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