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A Metro police officer who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges died a day before his sentencing. A Metro police officer who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges died a day before his sentencing.

Metro officer who pleaded guilty to child porn presumably commits suicide

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A Metro police officer who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges earlier this year has died at the age of 25, one day before he was supposed to answer for his crimes.

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1 shot in stomach at Las Vegas shopping center

Metro is investigating a shooting near Spring Mountain Road and Valley View Boulevard on Aug. 16, 2017. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5) Metro is investigating a shooting near Spring Mountain Road and Valley View Boulevard on Aug. 16, 2017. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5)
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A person was shot in the stomach at a Las Vegas shopping center, according to Las Vegas Metro police.  

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CCSD explains lunch policy that has parents concerned Video included

A student is served lunch in a school cafeteria (FOX5). A student is served lunch in a school cafeteria (FOX5).
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Parents are concerned after Clark County School District sent a policy home, explaining middle and high students would not be able to charge their lunch if they don’t have money for it. 

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Thousands of fans attend Raiders Vegas Watch Party

Fans attend the Raiders Preseason Watch Party in Las Vegas on Aug. 12, 2017. (FOX5) Fans attend the Raiders Preseason Watch Party in Las Vegas on Aug. 12, 2017. (FOX5)
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Raider Nation made their presence felt at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on Saturday for a special preseason watch party.

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Henderson baseball team wins American Legion National Championship, gets World Series welcome Video included

The Southern Nevada Blue Sox won the American Legion National Championship. (FOX5) The Southern Nevada Blue Sox won the American Legion National Championship. (FOX5)
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Applause filled the baggage claim area of McCarran Airport on Wednesday, as dozens of friends, family members and fans welcomed home a group of national championship-winning baseball players.

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Interstate 11 opening causes GPS glitch Video included

Vehicles travel on the roadway in an undated image. (File) Vehicles travel on the roadway in an undated image. (File)
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A section of Interstate 11 opened Wednesday between the 95 and Railroad Pass Casino. But some drivers said they are having a hard time navigating it, thanks to a glitch from GPS technology.

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Accused bank robber, car-jacker gets federal indictment

William Ethridge (Source: LVMPD) William Ethridge (Source: LVMPD)
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The man who police said stole approximately $18,120 from a credit union, and then took three people hostage during a carjacking made his initial appearance in federal court Wednesday, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Steven W. Myhre for the District of Nevada. 

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Metro Police add new $9.6 million helicopter Video included

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has a new addition taking the force to new heights: a brand new helicopter. (FOX5) The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has a new addition taking the force to new heights: a brand new helicopter. (FOX5)
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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has a new addition taking the force to new heights: a brand new helicopter.

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Man who robbed Las Vegas animal hospital accepts plea deal

Ronald Clark (Source: LVMPD) Ronald Clark (Source: LVMPD)
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A man suspected of robbing a Las Vegas animal before being involved in an officer-involved shooting accepted a plea deal. 

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Boulder City looks at survival strategy when Interstate 11 opens

A markup of Interstate 11. (Source: NDOT) A markup of Interstate 11. (Source: NDOT)
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On Wednesday morning, a small segment of Interstate 11 opened near Boulder City.

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Commission unanimously approves 8-ounce gloves in Mayweather vs. McGregor fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are scheduled to fight Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena. (File) Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are scheduled to fight Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena. (File)
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission unanimously approved to change the weight of the boxing gloves from 10 ounces to 8 ounces in the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. versus Conor McGregor fight on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.

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District attorney in Las Vegas says he'll run again in 2018

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The top prosecutor in Las Vegas says he'll seek a second term next year. 

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FAA move could affect timeline for Raiders' Vegas stadium

A rendering of the Las Vegas Raiders' stadium. A rendering of the Las Vegas Raiders' stadium.
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The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a notice requesting comments on the Oakland Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas, a move with a deadline that could affect the project's ambitious construction timeline. 

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Crews battle shipping container fire after propane explosion in southwest Valley

Firefighters battled flames after a semi-truck's 40-foot shipping container caught fire near Blue Diamond Road and Rainbow Boulevard, according to Clark County Fire Department. (LVACS) Firefighters battled flames after a semi-truck's 40-foot shipping container caught fire near Blue Diamond Road and Rainbow Boulevard, according to Clark County Fire Department. (LVACS)
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Firefighters battled flames after a semi-truck's 40-foot shipping container caught fire near Blue Diamond Road and Rainbow Boulevard, according to Clark County Fire Department. 

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Charleston Boulevard upgrade reduces lanes in west Las Vegas

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A multi-million dollar road project set to upgrade a portion of West Charleston Boulevard will cause temporary lane closures starting Aug. 20. 

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Onramp from Craig to I-15 in North Las Vegas closing

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The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) said it will close the Craig Road onramp to Interstate 15 northbound in North Las Vegas on Wednesday Aug. 23 at 6:00 p.m., and it will reopen on Thursday Aug. 24 at 5:00 a.m.. 

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Report: Man wrote 'threatening letter' to Heller over health care frustration

Richard Holley (Source: LVMPD) Richard Holley (Source: LVMPD)
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A letter addressed to Sen. Dean Heller threatened his life because of his vote on health care, according to an arrest report.  

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