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Police Set Policy For Showing Body Camera Recordings

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are setting rules and fees for releasing officer body camera video to the media and public. A policy announced Thursday allows for viewing recorded video in a closed room with […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/28/2015

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Two Teens Arrested For North Las Vegas Home Invasion

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas police have arrested two people in connection to the home invasion incident on August 19 in North Las Vegas. Three children were home at the time, a 14-year-old boy and his two […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/27/2015

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Part Of Strip Shut Down After Police Crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have reopened a part of the Las Vegas Strip after a police officer was hurt in a crash involving a patrol vehicle and a private vehicle. The crash at the intersection of […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/19/2015


Suspect Arrested In Attempted Murder

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The FBI has helped Las Vegas police locate a man wanted in connection with an attempted murder and robbery at a Subway restaurant in June. 25-year-old Erin Ware was arrested and taken into […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/17/2015

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Man Shot Wielding Wrench, Screwdriver

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police showed a body camera recording of the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man who investigators say wielded a crescent wrench and screwdriver as he lunged from a closet toward officers […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/12/2015


Body Of Missing Tourist Found Near Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities are confirming that a body found near a Las Vegas freeway airport interchange was an 84-year-old Australian tourist who had been reported missing during the weekend from a Las Vegas Strip resort. The […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/12/2015


Person Killed In Monday Morning Hit-N-Run

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say they’re looking for a truck driver and a big rig after one person was killed and at least one other person was hurt in a multi-vehicle wreck on […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/10/2015

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Man Confesses In Fatal Shooting Of Vegas Mother

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a mother in a Las Vegas neighborhood says in a taped confession that he mistook her for drug thugs who had threatened him and his family. […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/30/2015


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