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Man in fatal NLV cop shooting had toxic level of meth in system

A 34-year-old man shot and killed by a North Las Vegas police officer in July had a lethal dose of methamphetamine in his system when he died, a detective testified Friday.
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Woman convicted of murder in brutal dumbbell attack, stabbing

A Clark County jury convicted a 31-year-old woman of first-degree murder Friday, rejecting her insanity defense in the brutal slaying of a man inside a northeast valley apartment last year.

Judge sets bail for Metro detective accused of attacking prostitute

A judge set bail at $150,000 Friday for a Metro detective accused of robbing, beating and trying to sexually assault a woman.

Tourism chief’s new goal: 45 million visitors

Drawing more than 41 million tourists to Las Vegas is yesterday’s news. Now, the head of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has a new goal.

Stadium signature drive falls short in ballot effort

Las Vegas voters won’t get a chance to weigh in on using public money to build a controversial downtown soccer stadium, at least not yet.

Sandoval: Pass education tax plan or see 20 percent cut in state budget

Gov. Brian Sandoval warned Friday that if Nevada lawmakers don’t extend sun-setting taxes and approve new tax revenue the state could face across-the-board budget cuts as deep as 20 percent, damaging an already dismal education system.

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