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Johnny Tapia is hoisted up after his fight against Marco Antonio Barrera at their middleweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 2, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo Credit: Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)

Police: 5-Time Boxing Champ Johnny Tapia Found Dead In New Mexico

Johnny Tapia, the five-time boxing champion whose turbulent career was marked by cocaine addiction, alcohol, depression and run-ins with the law, was found dead Sunday at his Albuquerque home. He was 45.

05/28/2012

File photo of jail yard. (Credit:Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Ely State Prison Inmate Found Dead On Stairs

Officials are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Ely State Prison inmate who was found dead with apparent stab wounds at the foot of prison stairs.

03/23/2012

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4-Year-Old New Mexico Boy’s Body Pulled From Hole

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Crews pulled the body of a 4-year-old boy from a narrow, 30-foot-deep hole in Carlsbad early Monday, nearly two days after he disappeared while playing outside his home next door, state […]

03/05/2012

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Henderson Man Arrested In Beating Death Of 2-Year-Old

A 27-year-old Henderson man was arrested this morning in connection with the June death of his girlfriend’s young son.

10/26/2011

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Death Penalty Sought In 15-Year-Old Girl’s Slaying

A panel of Clark County prosecutors says it will seek the death penalty for a 19-year-old accused of kidnapping, raping, stabbing and burning the body of a Las Vegas high school sophomore.

10/13/2011

Lewis Brown, a former NBA player who spent ten years living on the streets of Hollywood, has died. (credit: AP)

Funeral In Compton For 1970s UNLV Hoop Player

A funeral is scheduled in Southern California for a former 6-foot-11 UNLV basketball center who was part of the Runnin’ Rebels NCAA Final Four team in 1977 and played briefly with the NBA’s Washington Bullets.

09/21/2011

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Dad Gets Probation In Son’s Gunshot Death

A Las Vegas father was sentenced to five years’ probation for neglecting his 5-year-old autistic son before the boy died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.

08/24/2011

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Man Who Vanished From Chicago Taking Plea In Vegas

A former Chicago commodities broker arrested in Las Vegas 32 years after vanishing from his Illinois home — and 25 years after being declared dead — says he’ll plead guilty to felony identity fraud.

08/23/2011

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Trial Set For ‘Legally Dead’ Man In Kidnap Case

A 2013 trial date has been set for a once “legally dead” Mississippi man facing federal charges in the kidnapping of a 12-year-old Las Vegas girl whose body was found last year in Louisiana.

08/12/2011

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Robbery Gone Wrong Claims Life Of Elderly Woman

The cause of death has been determined for the 68-year-old woman found dead in her Las Vegas home.

08/01/2011

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