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NLV police plead for patience, refocus shooting investigation

North Las Vegas police have not yet dropped Patrick Harper, 16, as a suspect in a North Las Vegas shooting that led to the teen being jailed. Harper was released Tuesday when evidence surfaced showing it was unlikely he was at the scene of the shooting.

Feds put NLV on notice in disabilities dispute

The Department of Justice is putting North Las Vegas under its thumb to make sure the city complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Man, declared dead, sentenced to die in slaying

A Mississippi man once declared dead only to resurface as a suspect in the kidnapping and killing of a Las Vegas woman has been sentenced to death for his murder conviction.

Jury finds Ford SUV roof defective, awards $4.5 million to widow

A Las Vegas widow was awarded $4.5 million this week in a product liability case against Ford Motor Co. Jurors returned the verdict on Tuesday in favor of Teresa Trejo, whose husband was killed when their 2000 Ford Excursion rolled over in New Mexico on Dec. 16, 2009.

Nevada medical board suspends doctor after drug probe

A Las Vegas orthopaedic surgeon was suspended from practicing medicine this week after admitting to using drugs that police found in his home, according to the Nevada Board of Medical Examiners.

Ex-GSA official indicted in M Resort conference

A federal grand jury has indicted a former official who headed the federal General Services Administration unit that came under fire for holding a lavish 2010 conference at the M Resort in Henderson.

Man accused in ‘Thunder’ attack deemed fit for trial

A 25-year-old man accused of trying to steal props, costumes and underwear from male dancers of “Thunder From Down Under” has once again been found competent to stand trial, but his new lawyer wants to evaluate medical examinations.

Sidewalk chalkers sue Las Vegas police over arrests

Four activists who express themselves with sidewalk chalk filed a civil rights lawsuit Friday against the Metropolitan Police Department. According to the federal lawsuit, the department has engaged in “a policy and practice of deliberate indifference to the constitutional rights of individuals engaging in peaceful protests.”