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2 women found dead in hotel room near Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Two women were found dead inside a hotel room near the Las Vegas Strip Tuesday afternoon. According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Homicide Lt. Ray Spencer, two Black adult females were located deceased inside a hotel room with gunshot wounds in the 4300 block of West Flamingo Road near Arville Street, the location of Palms Place Hotel & Spa.
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Man police say left dog hanging from fence pleads guilty

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The man police say left a dog hanging from a fence for 10 hours in 113-degree heat has pleaded guilty, according to court records. Tobenna Okobi entered the plea on Aug. 3. He was arrested by Metro Police after they obtained video footage from the Siegel...
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NHP Troopers Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

On Monday, August 2, 2021, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers attempted to stop a silver 2019 Kia Sorento traveling 84 mph in a 55-mph zone on US-95 near Churchill County mile marker 23. The vehicle matched the description from an armed robbery that occurred thirty minutes prior in Hawthorne and had been confirmed as stolen out of Las Vegas. The driver of the Kia failed to yield, drove through side streets in Fallon reaching speeds of 129 mph, and continued westbound wrong way in the eastbound travel lanes between Lyon County mile markers 18 to 16.
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Widow, friends of fallen NHP Trooper Micah May honor his life in public ceremony

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Law enforcement gathered Tuesday evening to pay tribute to fallen Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Micah May, who was killed in the line of duty on July 27. Members from NHP, the Injured Police Officers Fund and the trooper‘s wife spoke to May’s character and heroism on the department, as well as in his personal life during a public memorial and candlelight vigil.

Mother charged with drowning children makes court appearance

A Henderson judge set a preliminary hearing for a woman charged with drowning her two young children. Jovan Trevino, 33, told police that she drowned her children in separate bathtubs of their Henderson home, according to her arrest warrant. At a brief hearing Wednesday, Henderson Justice of the Peace Sam...
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Prosecutors considering death penalty for mother accused of strangling son

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Prosecutors are considering seeking the death penalty against a mother accused of strangling her 7-year-old son to death. Samantha Moreno-Rodriguez made her first appearance virtually in Clark County District Court Wednesday. Her lawyer requested her initial arraignment hearing be delayed two weeks. Prosecutors confirmed they would...
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Murder-suicide investigation underway at Palms Place

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating what they believe is a murder-suicide at Palms Place on West Flamingo Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 3:00 pm. officers responded to a report of two women deceased in a room. According to investigators, the guest had not checked...
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2 dead in apparent murder-suicide at hotel near Strip

Las Vegas police are investigating after two women were found dead Tuesday in an apparent murder-suicide at a hotel near the Strip. Security at Palms Place found the women Tuesday afternoon in a room at the hotel, 4381 W. Flamingo Road. Metropolitan Police Department homicide Lt. Ray Spencer said security had attempted to open the room to investigate why a guest had not checked out, but the door’s latch was locked.
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6 vehicle crash sends multiple people to the hospital, one dead

Las Vegas (KSNV) — Police are on the scene of a fatal, multiple-vehicle crash that sent several people to the hospital and left one person dead. According to Lt. Boxler with LVMPD, a total of six cars were involved, and so far, five people have been transported to area hospitals with serious injuries.