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Deadly Fire Spurs Law to Inspect Old Las Vegas Rental Properties

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Aging multi-unit and extended-stay buildings in Las Vegas that have been converted from motels or hotels to apartments will be regularly inspected as a legacy of the deadliest residential fire in city history, officials decided. A …

Virginia ‘Pill Mill’ Doctor Faces 95 Charges, Including Insurance Fraud

A Stafford County, Va., doctor has been charged with 95 felony counts, including involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient. Media outlets report that Dr. Nibedita Mohanty, 54, was arrested Friday for allegedly prescribing tens of thousands of doses …

North Dakota Insurance Agent Charged With Stealing

A Dickinson, N.D., insurance agent is accused of stealing $30,000 from a customer three years ago to buy gold coins and make a payment on his credit card. Scott Biggs is charged with five felonies. The most serious carries a …

Copper Thefts Probe Nets Arrest in Nevada

Police in Las Vegas say they’ve made a dent in a pilfered metals probe with the arrest of a 55-year-old man who is accused of receiving stolen property and faces other felony charges. Records show that Larry Chappel is due …

Arizona Teens Jailed for Suspected Criminal Damage

Two Bullhead City teenagers are in custody on suspicion of kicking in windshields. The Mohave Valley Daily News reports the 17-year-olds are suspected of causing thousands of dollars in damage. Bullhead City police say they took dozens of criminal damage …