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Suspects enter 'not guilty' pleas in 24 Hour Fitness killing

The man and woman accused in the killing of a California man in a gym parking lot entered "not guilty" pleas in Las Vegas District Court Wednesday.

Megan Hippie and Kyle Staats are accused of killing 42-year-old Neil Gandler of Palo Alto, California. Police said, the couple were burglarizing vehicles when they came across Gandler sleeping in his car.

According to the police report, Staats knocked on Gandler's car window with a gun and the last words Gandler said were, "don't do it."

Gandler was found shot to death in his car on Dec.29, 2015 at the 24 Hour Fitness on Rainbow Boulevard near Alta Drive... Read More

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Intersection of Pecos and Gown closed due to crash

Metro Police have closed the intersection of Pecos and Gowan roads due to a crash involving a vehicle and a motorcycle.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates... Read More

Woman stabbed downtown, suspect in custody

Metro Police investigated a stabbing in downtown Las Vegas Tuesday evening.

It happened around 3:15 p.m. in the 2200 block of Sunrise Avenue near Eastern Avenue and Fremont Street.

According to Metro, officers patrolling the area on foot said they heard a disturbance, and after further investigation, they found a woman with stab wounds.

The woman was taken to University Medical Center. Metro Police says her injuries are said to be critical.

A suspect has been taken into police custody.

There wasn't any other information released. ... Read More

Man shot near 14th and Fremont, suspect on the run

Metro Police investigated a shooting in downtown Las Vegas Friday morning.

According to officers, a man was shot in an alley near a convenience store.

It happened around 11:22 a.m. near 14th Street and Fremont Street.

The man was taken to the hospital. His injuries are unknown at this time.

Officers suspect the incident may have been drug-related.

Metro Police are still searching for the suspect.

This is a developing story... Read More

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Crews battle house fire

Fire crews battled a house fire Thursday morning on Minnesota Street near Decatur Boulevard and US 95.

The blaze started just before 6 a.m. in the back of the home. No one was inside the home at the time of the fire.

Crews had the fire extinguished within an hour.

Damage to the home is estimated to be between $15,000 to $20,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation... Read More

White House considers Nevada Gov. Sandoval for Supreme Court

The White House is considering Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada as a possible nominee to the Supreme Court, two people familiar with the process said Wednesday.

The nomination of a Republican would be seen as an attempt by President Barack Obama to break the Senate GOP blockade of any of his choices. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said his 54-member GOP caucus is opposed to holding confirmation hearings or vote on Obama's pick, insisting that the choice rests with the next president.

The officials declined to be named because they weren't authorized to speak publicly.

Mari St. Martin, Sandoval's communications director, said Wednesday that the governor hasn't been contacted by the White House.

"Neither Gov. Sandoval nor his staff has been contacted by or talked to the Obama administration regarding any potential vetting for the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court," she said... Read More

Police: Woman fell to her death at the D

A preliminary investigation by Metro Police has determined that a woman fell to her death from the 18th floor at The D Hotel & Casino to the laundry collection area on the 3rd floor.

Police said there is no evidence that 26-year-old Kalli Medina-Brown of Citrus Heights, California was the victim of a homicide or any other crime.

It is believed that Medina-Brown fell around 2:40 a.m. Sunday.

The Clark County Coroner has not released a cause of death... Read More