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Ex-SWAT officers file complaint against Metro

Two former Las Vegas police SWAT officers have filed a complaint against the department asking for reimbursement after they were reassigned during backlash over the abandoned federal roundup of rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle.

These Vegas freeway angels can’t accept tips

While tipping is popular in Las Vegas, it’s not a good idea to tip those freeway angels who work for the Nevada Transportation Department’s Freeway Service Patrol or Incident Response Vehicle programs. They’re not allowed to accept them.

215 Beltway reopens after vehicle fire

All westbound lanes of the southern 215 Beltway near Eastern Avenue have reopened after a car fire Saturday night, according to the Regional Transportation Commission.

ROAD ALERT: Kyle Canyon Road delays

Motorists using Kyle Canyon Road will experience delays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday so that a wide, load-hauling bulldozer can transport materials for the flood diversion berm project.

Lawyers battle over marijuana laws, pending legalization

Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, who authored a 2013 law establishing medical marijuana dispensaries, said the group’s goal is to get 105,000 signatures by November and have recreational marijuana legalized through a ballot initiative by 2016 at the latest.

Woman shot in leg in southwest valley

A woman was hospitalized and a man was arrested after a Saturday morning shooting at Russell Road near South Fort Apache Road, Las Vegas police said.

Project to close Kyle Canyon Road Tuesday

Part of Kyle Canyon Road will be closed Tuesday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. so that a wide, load-hauling bulldozer can transport materials for the Flood Diversion Berm Project.

Summerlin designer wins ‘Property Brothers’ challenge

Remodeling enthusiasts might know Drew and Jonathan Scott from their HGTV show “Property Brothers.” The name Melissa Roche is probably less familiar, although the Summerlin-area resident recently won season two of the Scotts’ challenge show “Brother Versus Brother.”

Outdated equipment linked to Vegas search and rescue officer’s death

A basic upgrade to replace outdated equipment could have saved Las Vegas police officer David VanBuskirk’s life. Authorities haven’t finished their investigation into Metro’s botched rescue mission on Mount Charleston last year, when the officer fell about 25 feet to his death while hoisting a stranded hiker to a helicopter.