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Arizona Man Leaves Daughter In Desert

A Kingman, Arizona, man has been arrested after dropping his 10 year old daughter off in the desert with no water, to teach her a lesson. Police say 28-year-old Christopher Watson also bit his daughters hand before telling her to get out of his truck after driving out into the desert. Watson admitted that he…

Metro Officers Involved In Shooting

On July 24, 2017 at approximately 6:15 p.m. officers from LVMPD’s Northwest Area Command were conducting surveillance on a stolen vehicle in the 6000 block of Welsh Circle, which was involved in a shooting on July 23rd. On July 23rd’s incident a victim was shot in the leg and is currently in stable condition. As officers were conducting…

Plane Crashes In Henderson

A vintage single-engine British-built military jet crashed and burned in the desert just after takeoff Monday from a suburban Las Vegas-area airport, but authorities said the pilot escaped serious injury. The pilot was the only person aboard the Strikemaster jet when it crashed just before noon Monday about a half-mile (0.8 kilometers) south of Henderson…

Fake Doctor Found Dead

A man who posed as a doctor and even performed procedures without having a license is dead. 54 year old Rick van Thiel was found hanging in his cell at the Clark County Detention Center. Thiel was indicted on more than two dozen charges, including sexual assault and child abuse.

Allegiant Passengers Stranded In Las Vegas

Two hundred passengers trying to get to Oklahoma City are now stranded in Las Vegas after Allegiant Airlines cancelled their flight. Allegiant doesn't have another flight to Oklahoma City until Thursday. The airline sent the passengers an email saying they'd receive $300 and if they rebooked with another airline, they'd receive a refund. Passengers looking…

2 Shot At Sam's Town

Two people were shot early this morning at Sam's Town on Boulder Highway. The shooting happened inside "Sam's Town Live" a concert venue inside the casino. The gunman was shooting at his ex's father. One bullet hit that man in the leg and another bullet riccochetted and hit an innocent bystander in the foot. The…

Conor McGregor Completes Nevada Imposed Community Service

UFC star Conor McGregor has completed the 25 hours of community service imposed by Nevada officials following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference last year in Las Vegas. A document obtained by The Associated Press shows McGregor talked with children and teenagers in Dublin about “physical and verbal bullying.”…

Nevada Sees Big Job Gains

Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states in June, and the unemployment rate fell to record lows in two states, evidence that the job market is getting tighter across much of the country. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates fell in 10 states and rose in only 2. Rates were stable in…

Protesters Arrested At Senator Heller's Las Vegas Office

A health-care protest at Sen. Dean Heller's Las Vegas office ended in five people being detained by authorities. Las Vegas Metro Police Officer Larry Hadfield said the five people detained on Thursday were expected to be released with unspecified citations. This is the second time this week that police have had to respond to Heller's…

Polygamous Town Upset At Takeover

A polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border is appealing an overhaul of its government operations that was ordered in response to a verdict that found nonbelievers were denied police protection, building permits and water hookups on the basis of religion. The sister towns of Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, will be under court supervision…