{FD} Wounded woman drops ‘bump stock’ maker from Vegas lawsuit

The maker of a rapid-fire gun accessory that police say was used in the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 people and left hundreds injured at an open-air concert on the Las Vegas Strip has been removed from a wounded California woman’s negligence and damages lawsuit, a lawyer said Thursday.

{FD} FBI names Las Vegas slaying fugitive to nation’s Top 10 list

A fugitive in a 2008 Las Vegas murder was named to the FBI Top 10 most wanted list on Monday, amid pleas for justice from tearful relatives of the mother of four he is accused of killing when she tried to leave him.

{FD} Off-duty officer killed in Vegas shooting to be honored

An off-duty Las Vegas police officer who was killed by a gunman shooting from a hotel into a crowded outdoor concert will be remembered Friday with church and graveside ceremonies and a procession past the site of the Oct. 1 massacre.

{FD} Vegas hotel security guard’s disappearance draws attention

The hotel security guard wounded by Stephen Paddock inside a Las Vegas Strip high-rise before gunfire rained out the windows on a music festival crowd is in a safe place after going to a medical clinic last week instead of scheduled TV interviews, his employer said Tuesday.

{FD} Official: OJ Simpson freed from Nevada prison after 9 years

A Nevada prison official says O.J. Simpson, the former football legend and Hollywood star, has been released from a Nevada prison in Lovelock after serving nine years for armed robbery.

{FD} Mistakes made before hospital ER shooting, Vegas police say

Mistakes were made in leaving a suicidal man alone in a hospital emergency room, where he wielded a stun gun pilfered from a jail guard’s unattended equipment bag before a patrol officer shot him dead, a police official said Thursday.

{FD} Police kill man in Vegas hospital who grabbed stun gun

Police said Monday that a suspect in custody in a Las Vegas hospital emergency room was fatally shot by an officer after the man was left alone and lifted a stun gun out of a jail guard’s bag that had been left near the suspect.

{FD} Vegas police change neck restraint policy after man’s death

Police in Las Vegas have changed use-of-force policies to stop routine use of neck restraints that render people unconscious after the death of a man and findings that a department-taught technique was used 632 times over a decade, officials said Thursday.

{FD} NFL player case renews police race bias debate in Las Vegas

Debates about racial bias and police profiling turned this week to Las Vegas, where an NFL player who was detained at gunpoint and handcuffed by officers claimed he was the victim of racially motivated excessive force.

Jury refuses to convict 4 in Nevada ranch standoff retrial

A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four defendants who were retried on accusations that they threatened and assaulted federal agents by wielding assault weapons in a 2014 confrontation to stop a cattle roundup near the Nevada ranch of states’ rights figure Cliven Bundy.

{FD} Vegas police shootout wounds officer, leaves suspect dead

Officers were checking on a stolen cellphone that its owner traced to a car in Las Vegas when the suspect tried to flee and then opened fire, leading to a shootout that wounded an officer and left the gunman dead, authorities said.

{FD} ‘Surreal’ feeling for Las Vegas man freed after 23 years

A 42-year-old Nevada man freed from prison after 23 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit says he’s a little overwhelmed by the changes he sees in the city where he was arrested when he was 19.

{FD} Man guilty of Vegas hammer attack avoids charges in killings

A Nevada man who pleaded guilty in a hammer attack on a mannequin that was posed as a sleeping homeless person is also believed to be responsible for similar attacks that killed two men and injured a third in downtown Las Vegas, police said Wednesday.

{FD} Vegas man challenging basis for terrorism, weapon charges

A lawyer asked a Nevada judge on Tuesday to throw out charges of terrorism and possessing weapons of mass destruction against a Las Vegas man being held on $8 million bail after police found large amounts of powders at his home that prosecutors say could be mixed to produce powerful explosions.

{FD} Officer accused of using chokehold charged with manslaughter

A suspended Las Vegas police officer who officials say used an unapproved chokehold has become the first in the department in 27 years to be charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a person he was trying to arrest.

{FD} Pair in Illinois dead child case appear in Las Vegas courts

A mother and father accused in Illinois of concealing the death of a child whose body was found in the garage of an abandoned St. Louis-area house made separate appearances Monday in different Las Vegas courts.

{FD} Vegas officer arrested on manslaughter charge in choke death

A police officer was arrested Monday on a charge of involuntary manslaughter, accusing him of killing an unarmed man with a martial arts-type neck hold after a chase through a Las Vegas Strip casino, authorities said.

{FD} Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case

The former mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine was sentenced to 36 years to life in prison for kidnapping, beating and sexually assaulting his porn actress ex-girlfriend and attacking her male friend at her Las Vegas home in 2014.

{FD} 1st prison term returned in Bundy armed standoff in Nevada

A judge called a New Hampshire man a “bully vigilante” and sentenced him Wednesday to more than seven years in prison for his role organizing armed backers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after a standoff with U.S. agents in 2014.

{FD} Vegas police: Unapproved chokehold used in fatal foot chase

Las Vegas police officer used a stun gun seven times and an unapproved mixed martial arts chokehold to subdue an unarmed man who died after a foot chase through a casino, authorities said.