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Former SWAT officer now an expert in psychology behind ‘suicide by cop’
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office SWAT officer Barry Perrou said people who attempt 'suicide by cop' often are depressed and on drugs or alcohol, and try to escalate a situation so a responding officer is forced to …
Work on Hoover Dam Access Road to cause delays
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Motorists traveling to and from the Hoover Dam are expected to face delays this week while the Hoover Dam Access Road undergoes repairs. Nevada Department of Transportation put traffic restrictions on …
Pedestrian happens upon body in desert off Blue Diamond Road
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Metro Police are investigating a body found today near Blue Diamond Road and Buffalo Drive in the southwest valley. A person walking in the desert discovered the body and …
Undersheriff says victim acted bizarrely in days prior to fatal officer-involved shooting
Monday, April 14, 2014
A few weeks before Travis Doering aimed a rifle at police officers and was shot and killed, roommates noticed his behavior had begun …
Rancher discusses his feud with BLM on Glenn Beck show
Monday, April 14, 2014
Ranch owner Cliven Bundy’s feud with the Bureau of Land Management has caught the attention of national radio host Glenn Beck. Bundy, who lives near Bunkerville, was on Beck’s radio show this morning to discuss...
Nevada rancher relaxes after BLM showdown, but what’s next?
Monday, April 14, 2014
Cliven Bundy’s son Dave Bundy said the family was relieved that the cattle have been returned, but the fight has become about more than the cattle. It is about ...
At ‘Coffee With a Cop,’ guns are holstered but cups are loaded
Friday, April 11, 2014
It’s 8 a.m. Tuesday, and Einstein Bros. Bagels is swarming with cops. A baker’s dozen officers from assorted Metro Police sections take their positions at the tables and front door. They’re not here to make arrests but to …
Two squatters treated for smoke inhalation after morning fire
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Two homeless people apparently squatting in a vacated home near downtown Las Vegas were treated for minor smoke inhalation today after a sofa in the backyard of the house caught fire.
Stays in Vegas app ensures that what happens here stays here
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
As the app’s name suggests, Stays in Vegas is all about ensuring those raucous or embarrassing details from your trip don’t follow you …
Water agencies laying off 101 workers in reorganization
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Southern Nevada Water Authority and Las Vegas Valley Water District announced an organization-wide staff reduction today that will result in 101 people losing their jobs. In addition to laying off 7.5 percent of its staff...

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Photos: Free Ben & Jerry's ice cream served by L.V. celebs warms the soul
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
For one hour, BMX professional Ricardo Laguna and a cast of Revolver dancers scooped ice cream cones in virtual anonymity on Tuesday at ...