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Ex-Las Vegas police officer indicted on federal civil rights violation

Richard Scavone, a former Las Vegas police officer who was relieved of duty after allegations that he had a violent confrontation with a woman suspected of prostitution, has been indicted on federal civil rights charges. 446 more words

Body camera shows police shooting unarmed suspect

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (KSNV) – Investigators have confirmed a 23-year-old man killed by Las Vegas Metro Police on New Year’s Eve was unarmed at the time of his death. 166 more words

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Armed Suspect Dead In Vegas Officer Shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say an armed murder suspect was shot dead by local officers trying to arrest him in a residential neighborhood several blocks west of the Las Vegas Strip. 104 more words


Police Search For Alleged Kidnapper

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities are releasing images of a woman who they say kidnapped and robbed an elderly woman.

Las Vegas police made the photos public Monday after a Nov. 121 more words


Bikers' Lawyer Files Civil Rights Suit Against Metro

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer who represents motorcycle clubs has filed a federal civil rights, false arrest and negligence lawsuit against Las Vegas police after he was acquitted in March of a misdemeanor obstruction charge. 114 more words


Cryotherapy Use Spreads, Though It's Unregulated

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A growing number of people around the world are seeking cryotherapy — a treatment that subjects their bodies to cold temperatures far below those found anywhere on Earth. 154 more words


Motorcyclist Killed In Crash With Semi-Truck

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a semi-truck.

Police say the motorcyclist crashed into the parked semi Sunday Night on Las Vegas Boulevard near Mandalay Bay. 51 more words