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William Hoard, 24, is accused of sex trafficking minors (Photo: LVMPD / FOX5). William Hoard, 24, is accused of sex trafficking minors (Photo: LVMPD / FOX5).

Las Vegas man arrested for sex trafficking minors he met on social media

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Las Vegas Metro police arrested a man accused of sex trafficking underage girls he met on social media. 

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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died

Aretha Franklin attends Keep a Child Alive’s 2014 Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) Aretha Franklin attends Keep a Child Alive’s 2014 Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
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Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday at age 76.

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FOX5 to host Raiders Watch Party Aug. 24

FOX5 is hosting the Official Las Vegas Watch Party for the Raiders on Friday, Aug. 24 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. FOX5 is hosting the Official Las Vegas Watch Party for the Raiders on Friday, Aug. 24 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
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FOX5 is ready to cheer on our Raiders the season, and we are doing it in a BIG way, with an Official Las Vegas Watch Party.

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Behind the Badge: Reviewing officer-involved shootings part 1

In this edition of Behind the Badge, Sgt. Jeff Clark and Sgt. Jerry McDonald, of Las Vegas Metro police, discuss the five most recent officer-involved shootings. 

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Behind the Badge: Reviewing officer-involved shootings part 2

Sgt. Jeff Clark and Sgt. Kyle Ward, of Las Vegas Metro police, share insight on how the critical incident reviewer team looks over policy and procedure on officer-involved shootings. 

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Trial delayed for woman accused of plowing through crowd on Las Vegas Strip

Lakeisha Holloway appeared in court on Aug. 16, 2018. (FOX5) Lakeisha Holloway appeared in court on Aug. 16, 2018. (FOX5)
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Lakeisha Holloway’s trial has been pushed back. It was supposed to start at the end of Aug., but Holloway’s defense team asked the judge for more time.

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Mother panics after son dropped off at wrong bus stop in northeast Las Vegas

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A local mom has her son back in her arms thanks to a good Samaritan and a GPS watch. 

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UNLV police to wear body cameras

UNLV Police said its officers will begin wearing body cameras next week.

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Storm chances dwindle then return in valley forecast

Storm chances dwindle this weekend, then return next week in Sam Argier's seven-day forecast.

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Smith Center seeking girls to star in Broadway musical

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The Smith Center announced it is looking for two young girls to perform in a musical, which will premiere in Oct.

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Police catch 2 accused of robbing students on their way to Basic High

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Two Basic High School students were robbed at gunpoint while walking to school Thursday, according to Henderson Police.

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North Las Vegas police seize over 70 pounds of meth in drug bust

North Las Vegas police seized over 70 pounds of meth from a home (Photo: NLVPD / Twitter). North Las Vegas police seized over 70 pounds of meth from a home (Photo: NLVPD / Twitter).
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North Las Vegas police and the Drug Enforcement administration are investigating a large drug bust Thursday afternoon.  

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Pedestrian dies 8 days after hit and run in east Las Vegas

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A man died eight days after he was hit by a car that fled the scene in east Las Vegas, police said.

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Police investigate apparent murder-suicide in southwest Las Vegas

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Las Vegas Metro police said they are investigating a murder-suicide Thursday. 

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New 'Treehouse' project in Las Vegas Arts District to break ground

'Treehouse' is expected to open March 2019 in downtown Las Vegas (Photo: City of Las Vegas). 'Treehouse' is expected to open March 2019 in downtown Las Vegas (Photo: City of Las Vegas).
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Downtown Las Vegas will soon welcome a unique concept to the growing Arts District next spring.  

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Fremont Street Experience to celebrate life of Aretha Franklin with musical tribute

Aretha Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 from pancreatic cancer (Photo: LVCVA). Aretha Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 from pancreatic cancer (Photo: LVCVA).
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Fremont Street Experience will celebrate the life of GRAMMY Award-winning songstress Aretha Franklin with a musical tribute beginning Thursday night in downtown Las Vegas.  

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Aretha Franklin in Las Vegas over the years

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin performs in Las Vegas (Photo: LVCVA). 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin performs in Las Vegas (Photo: LVCVA).
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Grammy Award-winning songstress Aretha Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 at 76 years old in Detroit, Mich. after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. 

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Pair killed in crash on I-11 near Boulder City identified

NHP is investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles on the I-11 in Boulder City, Nev. Aug. 14, 2018 (Photo: NHP / Twitter). NHP is investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles on the I-11 in Boulder City, Nev. Aug. 14, 2018 (Photo: NHP / Twitter).
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A double fatal crash shutdown a portion of the newly opened I-11 highway in Boulder City Tuesday morning. 

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Nevada tells court Nebraska execution had no complications

A man convicted years ago for killing a 22-year-old, chopping up his body, and then putting it in a suitcase said he is ready to face the death penalty next week. (FOX5) A man convicted years ago for killing a 22-year-old, chopping up his body, and then putting it in a suitcase said he is ready to face the death penalty next week. (FOX5)
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Nevada prison officials are telling the state Supreme Court that witnesses reported no complications following Nebraska's execution this week using some of the same drugs Nevada wants to use in a twice-postponed lethal injection.

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Pair wanted for series of shoplifting incidents in Las Vegas

Las Vegas police released an image of two suspects wanted in connection with retail thefts. (Source: LVMPD) Las Vegas police released an image of two suspects wanted in connection with retail thefts. (Source: LVMPD)
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Las Vegas Metro police said they are hoping the public can help them identify two shoplifting suspects.  

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Las Vegas Metro police searching for armed robbery suspect

Las Vegas police released surveillance images of a robbery suspect. (Source: LVMPD) Las Vegas police released surveillance images of a robbery suspect. (Source: LVMPD)
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Las Vegas Metro police said they are seeking the public's help to locate an armed robbery suspect. 

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Bicyclist critically injured in hit-and-run crash in Las Vegas

Police investigated a fatal crash on Aug. 16, 2018. (Source: LVMPD) Police investigated a fatal crash on Aug. 16, 2018. (Source: LVMPD)
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A bicyclist was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash Thursday morning, according to Las Vegas Metro police.  

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