Las Vegas police released photos and surveillance video of man suspected of firing several shots into a central valley transgender-friendly bar late last week. Police were called about 5:15 a.m. Friday to The Las Vegas Lounge at 900 E. Karen Avenue, near Maryland Parkway, after someone reported a shooting.
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A suspect in a homicide case that began at Boomtown Casino west of Reno has been identified and arrested in a Northern California city, according to police. The case began on Monday, Feb. 26, when officers found a body with a gunshot wound at Boomtown. The victim was identified as 53-year-old David McMillan of Reno.
A tour bus carrying no passengers crashed into an east-valley bus stop Thursday night, hitting and killing a woman, Las Vegas police said. The bus was heading east on Desert Inn Road when it left the road about 8:05 p.m. and hit a bus stop east of the road’s intersection with Eastern Avenue, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ken Romane said. The bus hit a woman at the stop.
Firefighters doused a fire inside of an under-construction Strip property Thursday night, firefighters said. Crews found heavy smoke coming from the sixth floor of an office space inside of The Drew Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Fire Department. They found building materials in the space had caught fire.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a central valley smoke shop and used pepper spray on a clerk. On Feb. 24 a man walked into a smoke shop on the 1800 block of Tropicana Avenue, near Spencer Street, and started stealing cigarettes, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
A juvenile pedestrian was hit and killed by a Range Rover traveling through the intersection of Spring Mountain and Durango Wednesday, according to Metro Police.
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A 33-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday after North Las Vegas police said she carried a pickax onto a school campus and threatened children while they were at lunch. Police said just before noon, a resident near Tom Williams Elementary School, located at 3000 E. Tonopah Ave., called police regarding a woman who was carrying a pickax as she was climbing over the school's chain link fence. 250 children were outside at the time.
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Las Vegas police are investigating an accidental death in the central valley. A man was working on his vehicle when the jacks gave out, crushing him underneath
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Las Vegas Metro police said they are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian Tuesday morning. Officers responded to the collision just after 5 a.m. near Craig Road and Nellis Boulevard. Police said a man was crossing Craig when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle traveling westbound.
Police are investigating an apparent homicide at a hotel-casino on the west edge of Reno along Interstate 80. Police say they found an adult male dead at Boomtown about 3 miles east of the California line at about 7 a.m. Monday.
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Two people are dead after a terrible crash in the northwest valley Sunday around 4:46 p.m. Police say a white Chrysler 300 was speeding down Rainbow, near Westcliff, when the driver t-boned a black Toyota Corolla.
Fatal crash on Losee just south of Washburn involving three vehicles
Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting that took place about 5:15 a.m. Friday at a lounge in central Las Vegas. person was shot in the leg at the Las Vegas Lounge, 900 E. Karen Ave., according to Metropolitan Police Lt. Isaac Auten.
Las Vegas Metro police are investigating an early morning shooting in the central Valley that left two people injured. Officers responded to reports of a shooting at 900 East Karen Avenue, near Maryland Parkway.
A man was hospitalized early Friday morning after he accidentally shot himself in the groin at the SLS Las Vegas on the Strip. The shooting was called in just before 4 a.m. to the SLS Las Vegas, 2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, according to Metropolitan Police Lt. Isaac Auten.
A Las Vegas man was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison Thursday after he was found guilty of receiving child pornography. Frankie Allen Peraza, 39, was convicted last year on one count of receipt of child pornography, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. The department said an investigation launched by the FBI and the Metropolitan Police Department found Peraza had downloaded more than 100 photos and 100 videos of child pornography through a peer-to-peer file sharing program.
A man who brought a stolen handgun to a self-help meeting and then pointed the gun at officers last year was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison. Marcus Richard Thomas, 36, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to a count of possessing a stolen firearm. He brought a stolen 9 mm Glock handgun to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting March 31 and pointed it a Metropolitan Police Department officer, according to a plea agreement cited by the Department of Justice.
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help in solving a deadly December shooting in the east valley. Officers are interested in speaking to anybody with knowledge of who last spoke with Angel Gutierrez, 37, before he was shot about 7:50 p.m. Dec. 1 on the 4000 block of East Bonanza Road, near Lamb Boulevard.
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Authorities say a British tourist hospitalized in Las Vegas after a sightseeing helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon earlier this month has died. Three other Britons were killed in the crash. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg confirmed in a statement that 31-year-old Neil Udall died Thursday at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
Las Vegas police arrested a man who allegedly shot a security guard in December after a scuffle outside a Fremont Street nightclub. Jerome Smith, 43, was arrested Sunday in connection with the shooting. According to Smith’s arrest report, police believe he was the man who opened fire on the guard.
A man was shot to death Tuesday night after a fight in the central Las Vegas Valley. The shooting on the 1000 block of Vernon Avenue, near Rancho Drive and Washington Avenue, was reported to Las Vegas police just after 6:10 p.m., Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Grant Rogers said.
A woman accused of robbing the South Point Casino at gunpoint and escaping in a getaway car was arrested, according to Metro Police. The woman, whose name was not released, was arrested about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and the car was located, as well.
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Metro Police said a man was killed after a shooting on the 1000 block of Vernon Avenue Tuesday evening. Police were called to the street near Rancho Drive and Washington Avenue at 6:11 p.m. The man, in his 30s, was taken to UMC Trauma and died 30 to 45 minutes later with multiple gunshot wounds
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Las Vegas Metro police said homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found in a car Monday. Officers responded to the incident at 9:45 a.m. in the 4600 block of Vegas Valley Drive, near Lamb Boulevard. Police said a person saw the occupied vehicle since 7 a.m. and when the person approached the car, the driver did not respond
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Police activity at intersection of Charleston and Decatur
North Las Vegas firefighters are battling a Monday morning blaze at the vacant Barker Motel at 2,600 Las Vegas Boulevard North. At 3:30 a.m., firefighters fought strong winds at the scene near the Las Vegas Boulevard North and Carey Avenue. Las Vegas Fire Department crews also arrived on scene just before 4 a.m.
Las Vegas police arrested a man in connection with a motorcycle race that turned deadly last summer, according to court documents. Witnesses watched Erwin Velarde Deleon, 39, and Brian Christopher Stoddard, 33, race their Suzuki motorcycles about 11:20 p.m. June 13 on eastbound Sahara Avenue from South Jones Boulevard, a Metropolitan Police Department arrest warrant shows.
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Metro homicide on scene at a Home here near the 800 block of Patagonia Ridge Avenue
A man was taken into custody at a Henderson casino after he was found with his wife’s body in his vehicle late Saturday night, Las Vegas police said. At about 11 p.m. Las Vegas police received a 911 call from a home in the 800 block of Patagonia Ridge Avenue, near Cactus Avenue and Maryland Parkway.