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Man stabbed on Las Vegas Boulevard

Las Vegas police are investigating an evening stabbing on Las Vegas Boulevard. Police believe a Hispanic male stabbed another man in the 3300 block of Las Vegas Boulevard North, near Cheyenne Avenue.

Metro seeks men involved in purse snatching

Metro robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying two suspected purse snatchers. According to police, two men approached a woman in the parking lot of a business near the intersection of Serene and Eastern avenues on July 3. The men grabbed the shopper’s purse with enough force to cause her to fall to the ground.

Juvenile competency statute proposed for Nevada

Nevada currently lacks a statute to address competency issues among juveniles. Officials have used adult criminal procedures as a guide instead, said Susan Roske, an attorney with the Clark County juvenile public defender’s office.

Woman shot, killed in convenience store parking lot

One woman is dead after a Thursday evening shooting at a Las Vegas convenience store. Las Vegas police responded at 5:49 p.m. to reports of a woman who was shot in the chest in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven in the 2600 block of West Sahara Avenue, near Interstate 15.

Nevada inmate dies after illness

A 64-year-old Nevada prison inmate serving 20 years to life died Thursday, the state’s corrections department reported. Charles Crombie, 64, died of a chronic medical condition at a medical facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.