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Accused murder mastermind Frank LaPena is granted a pardon – VIDEO
 
Accused murder mastermind Frank LaPena is granted a pardon – VIDEO

A onetime Las Vegas casino bell captain who spent 25 years in prison as the accused mastermind in a notorious 1974 contract murder won his last legal battle for freedom Wednesday when the state Pardons Board granted him a conditional pardon restoring all his civil rights. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Road Rage Homicide Suspect Van
 
Road Rage Homicide Suspect Van

Video shows a van Las Vegas police believe was involved in a deadly road rage incident on August 5. Police announced on August 26 that they have recovered the van. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)

Las Vegas police piecing together details of fatal shooting
 
Las Vegas police piecing together details of fatal shooting

Six hours after the fact, Las Vegas homicide detectives worked to reconstruct the scene of a shooting early Jan. 7 that left one man dead in the southeast valley. (Rio Lacanlale/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Half of homicides in Henderson for 2018 domestic violence related
 
Half of homicides in Henderson for 2018 domestic violence related

Lt. Kirk Moore of the public information office of the city of Henderson police department speaks to the Review-Journal in Henderson, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Henderson saw a slight increase in homicides in the past year. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Argument turns deadly in east Las Vegas
 
Argument turns deadly in east Las Vegas

A man was killed after being shot in the face during a Monday morning argument in the 100 block of Sacramento Drive. A man and woman were arguing outside the home when the woman drew a gun and shot the man in the face, police said. The man died at the scene. Police have identified the woman, who was an acquaintance of the man who died, and are searching for her.

Domestic dispute leaves 1 dead,  another clinging to life
 
Domestic dispute leaves 1 dead, another clinging to life

An early Monday morning argument has left one man dead and a woman in the hospital. A roommate heard that the pair were arguing and asked a friend to check on the couple at the Woodhaven apartments on Stober Boulevard. The couple were found with gunshot wounds to their heads. The man died at the scene and the woman was hospitalized, police said, adding the woman shot herself. Police could not confirm who shot the man, but were investigating the shooting as a domestic incident.

Deadly shooting at McDonald’s
 
Deadly shooting at McDonald’s

A man was shot and killed Sunday night in the McDonald’s parking lot at 3885 Blue Diamond Road near Valley View Drive. Las Vegas police think a drug deal went sour after an argument broke out and gunfire struck a man in his 20s. He died at the scene. Police are questioning several witnesses, and they’re searching for the suspect. This is the 48th homicide Metro has investigated this year.

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