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Las Vegas Police search for woman who robbed store at gunpoint

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) - Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said they're still searching for a woman who robbed a store at gunpoint on New Year's Eve. According to police, she approached an employee near West Charleston and Jones boulevards, pulled out a gun and demanded cash. The employee gave her the money a


1 person injured in shooting at central Las Vegas valley apartment

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — One person was injured in a shooting reported Tuesday afternoon at a central valley apartment complex, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police. Someone called police reporting an argument happening in an apartment near S. Maryland Parkway and Tropicana Avenue just after 12:15 p


Elderly woman dies days after crash in southeast Las Vegas Valley

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- An 81-year-old woman died five days after a crash involving her car and another vehicle, police said. In a press release, police said the crash happened about 9:30 in the morning on March 21 at Sandhill Road and Patrick Lane.


Las Vegas mayoral candidate’s business dealings under scrutiny

Las Vegas mayoral candidate Mack Miller’s business dealings are under scrutiny by the Nevada secretary of state’s office, yet on Tuesday he downplayed the investigation as a “major misunderstanding.”


Las Vegas man identified as victim in 7-vehicle crash

A person killed Sunday in a seven-car crash caused by a suspected DUI driver was a 66-year-old Las Vegas man, according to the Clark County coroner’s office. Rizal Capinpin Benjamin was one of multiple people hospitalized following the crash. He died of blunt force injuries, and his death was ruled


Woman killed in Las Vegas apparent murder-suicide identified

The 18-year-old killed in a murder-suicide Sunday night has been identified as a Henderson woman. Christina Gallina was found dead inside of a vehicle about 11:20 p.m. in the 4300 block of Alderbrook Court, near Torrey Pines Drive and Flamingo Road, the Clark County coroner’s office said. Her cause


Coroner IDs 12-year-old boy killed crossing Las Vegas street

The Clark County coroner’s office has identified a boy who was struck while crossing a street in the southwest valley Monday. Jonathan Smith, 12, of Las Vegas, was struck just before 4 p.m. while crossing the street on South Fort Apache Road, from Faiss Park, near West Maule Avenue, according to the


Perry defends plan for Nevada nuclear-waste storage site

WASHINGTON (AP) - Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Tuesday defended the Trump administration's plans to collect and store nuclear waste from around the country in a site northwest of Las Vegas, saying that the current system of scattered storage sites in dozens of states was unacceptable.


Man held in Las Vegas jewelry store robbery that led to fatal shootout

Years before Gregory Richardson and Sir Isley Duncan were allegedly involved in a deadly jewelry store robbery, the two served time together at the same Nevada prisons — both for prior robbery convictions.


North Las Vegas Police: 5 teens shot after 'neighborhood fights'

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada (FOX5) - Five teens were shot in North Las Vegas Monday afternoon, according to police. The North Las Vegas Police Department said all of their injuries were non-life threatening and most were out of the hospital Monday night.


Las Vegas airport passenger traffic up 1.8 percent in February

Las Vegas’ airport passenger count remains ahead of schedule through the first two months of 2019. McCarran International Airport saw 3.63 million travelers — arriving and departing — go though its gates in February, representing a 1.8 percent increase over the same month last year, the Clark County


No arrests in North Las Vegas shooting that injured 5 students

No arrests have been made in a North Las Vegas shooting that injured five Cheyenne High School students on Monday. “Our victims aren’t all that cooperative,” city police spokesman Eric Leavitt said Tuesday, noting that it remained unclear if there was more than one shooter.


One dead after two juveniles hit by car in southwest Las Vegas Valley

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- One juvenile died after they were hit by a car in the southwest valley on Monday afternoon, according to police. Las Vegas police said two juveniles were hit by a vehicle in the far southwest valley.


Las Vegas breaking news for March 26, 2019

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley. DMV in North Las Vegas, located in the 7100 block of North Decatur Boulevard, was evacuated due to a suspicious package. Employees were allowed back into the building after police investigated an unattended backpack and an


Man sentenced to prison after sex trafficking children to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — After a three-day trial in February of 2018, a jury found Brandon Lamar Pruitt, 35, of Compton, California guilty of child sex trafficking and transportation of a minor for prostitution.


Las Vegas ranks seventh in the U.S. among cities for the number of escape room facilities, according to data from Room Escape Artist.

When Jim Niehoff first opened an escape room in Las Vegas in the summer of 2017, he said there were just seven escape room facilities in town. Just over a year later, that number has doubled.


Uber expands monthly ride discount service to Las Vegas

Las Vegas residents who frequently use Uber for their daily commutes now have an option to make those trips have less of a financial impact. The rideshare giant Tuesday announced it was expanding its Ride Pass option in 20 cities including Las Vegas. Other cities in the expansion include New York Ci


KAKTUSlife complex to bring resort living to Las Vegas residents when it opens in April

LAS VEGAS - A new development is looking to bring the resort lifestyle to Las Vegas residents. KAKTUSlife located at 10650 Dean Martin Drive will open next month. The $70 million apartment complex plans to bring convenience to young professionals.


Las Vegas police looking for man in assault on woman, 75

The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in the robbery and beating of a 75-year-old woman. Officers responded to the 900 block of South Rampart Boulevard at 8:30 p.m. on March 16 and talked to the female victim who had a severe cut in the back of h


Las Vegas home prices outpacing average US rate

Las Vegas home prices again rose fastest among big metro areas in January as the resale market keeps downshifting. Southern Nevada prices were up 10.5 percent year-over-year in January, more than double the national rate of 4.3 percent, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller index released Tues