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Law Enforcement: Zero Tolerance For Distracted Drivers

LAS VEGAS–Over the next two weeks, Clark County residents can expect to see double or even triple the normal law enforcement presence. The Nevada Highway Patrol has joined forces with other law enforcement agencies statewide […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/01/2015

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Sex Offender Sting Nets 18 Arrests

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA –In an ongoing effort to make Clark County safer, the United States Marshals and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department  recently teamed up to conduct a three week operation targeting sex offenders […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/23/2015

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Three People Sentenced In Vegas Tax Fraud Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former pro football player, a one-time casino owner and an ex-Las Vegas businessman have been sentenced to federal prison for creating a company to defraud the government of tax revenue. The former […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/12/2015

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Nevada Sees Steady Population Growth

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s population is steadily growing, even though some of its rural counties are shrinking. Nevada State Demographer Jeff Hardcastle said Wednesday that the state grew an estimated 1.5 percent, or more than […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/04/2015

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Stillborn Babies Found Inside Sheets At Linen Company

HENDERSON, NV–Police are investigating a case of stillborn babies found inside sheets at a linen company. Around 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Henderson police responded to Angelica Corporation, a company that provides medical linen services to […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/03/2015

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New Scam Baits Victims With Fake Judgment Using Real Judge’s Name

LAS VEGAS–New Scam Baits Victims With Fake Judgment Using Real Judge’s Name Scammers Make Bogus Promise Of Big Money For Commitment Deposit Of $2,000 A new scam has surfaced  with a with a bogus promise […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/18/2015

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Health District Issues Advisory Regarding E-Cigarettes

LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District today has issued a health advisory regarding electronic cigarettes in response to an increase in their use across the United States and in Clark County. The Health […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/18/2015

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Health District Identifies 3rd And 4th Measles Cases

LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District has identified two additional cases of measles in a young child and an adult in Southern Nevada. Currently, there have been four confirmed cases of measles in […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/11/2015

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Ex-Nevada Prison Guard Gets Probation

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Nevada state prison guard was sentenced to five years’ probation for taking a bribe to smuggle cellphones to an inmate awaiting a death penalty trial in a fiery Las Vegas Strip […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/28/2015

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Vegas Man Dies Week After Crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a 58-yer-old motorcyclist died of injuries received in a crash with a car on a busy Las Vegas thoroughfare a week earlier. The Clark County coroner reported Tuesday that a cause […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/27/2015

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