Las Vegas Police


Man Hurt By Possible Explosive

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a man was injured by a possible explosive device near the Nellis Air Force Base. Officer Laura Meltzer said a homeless man was reported injured about 1:30 p.m. Friday […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/17/2015

DA Clears Vegas Police In May 2014 Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The district attorney in Las Vegas says police weren’t responsible for the death of a purse-snatch suspect who fled from a shopping center, crashed a car and shot himself as officers approached more […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/07/2015


911 Callers Get Busy Signal

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating after a technical problem left people calling 911 with a busy signal. The system had experienced technical difficulties Monday morning. Police say the issue was resolved by about […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/30/2015


Metro Awaiting Coroner’s Ruling Before Investigating Death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police will wait for a report from the coroner’s office before it takes possible action on a confrontation that led to the death of a man. Officers responded around 11 p.m. […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/30/2015

Aerials Of Lake Mead National Recreation Area

2 Rescued From Mine Shaft Near Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two people were rescued from a mine shaft near Lake Mead after they reported a rattlesnake in their path. National Park Service spokeswoman Christie Vanover said both were out and safe as […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/26/2015


Man In Fatal Hit-And-Run Involved In 2 Other Crashes

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man already accused of driving under the influence will face additional charges after investigators connected him to a fatal hit-and-run that left a bicyclist dead. Las Vegas police said Zoltan Istvan […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/09/2015


Police Acknowledge Wiretaps In Lawmaker Bribery Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are acknowledging that wiretaps have been used in an ongoing investigation of allegations that a political consultant tried to bribe at least one Nevada lawmaker. A statement Friday by Las Vegas police […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/05/2015


Las Vegas Police Seek Suspect In Fatal sidewalk shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are seeking a suspect in the shooting death of a man found near a sidewalk east of Nellis Air Force Base. Las Vegas police said Friday they found the man on the […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/15/2015


Man Found Dead Inside Northwest Vegas Apartment

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man found dead inside a northwest Las Vegas condominium appeared to have been stabbed multiple times, according to police. Las Vegas police say they responded to a call of a man bleeding near […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/14/2015

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Prostitution Crackdown In Vegas Before Big Fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police will be increasing patrols this week as they expect a rise in prostitution because of fans descending on the city for the weekend’s big fight. Police will be […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/28/2015