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Activists rally at Reno dog killing hearing

Animal rights activists rallied outside a Nevada courthouse Thursday before a judge scheduled another hearing next month for a 24-year-old man accused of beheading and dismembering several dogs.

Police: Man in barricade dies in apparent suicide

A man is dead following a barricade situation near downtown Las Vegas. Las Vegas and SWAT responded to a home at 805 N. First St. just after 1 p.m. Thursday where a man locked himself inside, possibly with a weapon, said Metro spokeswoman Laura Meltzer.

Police: War Machine attempts suicide in jail

Las Vegas police reported Thursday that War Machine, the former MMA fighter facing dozens of domestic battery-related charges, tried to commit suicide this week in jail.

Nevada’s implied consent law ruled unconstitutional

The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday said the state’s implied consent law, which permits law enforcement officials to force a motorist to submit to a blood test to determine impairment, is unconstitutional.

Man sentenced in fatal Halloween DUI crash

A man was sentenced Thursday to 7 to 20 years in prison in connection with a North Las Vegas crash on Halloween night 2013 that left a 17-year-old mother dead.

LV physician sentenced for drug trafficking

Las Vegas doctor Victor Bruce was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison Thursday for trafficking in the prescription painkiller oxycodone.

Magistrate orders the release of Clinton shoe thrower

Despite opposition from prosecutors, a federal judge Thursday ordered the release of a Phoenix woman charged with throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas.

Bail set at $250,000 for accused state building shooter

A judge set bail at $250,000 Thursday for a 73-year-old man authorities said shot a lawyer inside the state Department of Administration’s Hearings Division building.