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Man critically hurt after crashing motorcycle into block wall

One person is in critical condition after a crash early Tuesday morning.

According to police, the victim was riding a stolen Honda CBR northbound in an apartment complex on Twain Avenue near Nellis Boulevard just before 5:30 a.m. The rider drove out of the parking lot, crossed Twain and crashed into a cinder block wall head on.

The driver was taken to Sunrise Hospital Trauma in critical condition.

The investigation into the crash is on going. 

Police search for Mr. Telephone Man robber

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are looking for a man who has robbed several phone stores, which is why they are calling him Mister Telephone Man.

He is suspected of holding up cell phone stores and robbing employees at gunpoint. Metro says he has hit at least 11 wireless stores.

Police say the accused robber struck three different locations on Friday alone. Employees at all three cell phone stores are scared he will strike again.

Police say just after 5:30 p.m. on Friday the robber known as Mister Telephone Man hit a Cricket Store. At least two more cell phone stores would be hit with in the hour.

In each case, he pulls out a gun and demands cash. Police hope you know who he is. Cameras were rolling as Mister Telephone Man struck.

"He was just calm, like that's what he does. He just comes in, like nothing. Didn't hesitate, he wasn't shaking at all, just pulled out the gun, ‘give me the money,'" store employee Emmy said.

Fatal crash closes Desert Inn Rd at Pecos

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a car and a motorcycle at Desert Inn and Pecos roads.

According to police, the crash happened just before 5 p.m. Police say the motorcycle rider was heading eastbound on Desert Inn Road when a car heading westbound turned in front of the motorcycle. The rider was thrown and died at the scene.

Desert Inn Road is shut down in both directions from Pecos Road to Sandhill Road.

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Grand jury indicts man for shooting 4 people

LAS VEGAS -- A Clark County grand jury has indicted a man on numerous charges after a shooting that left one man dead and three other people injured.

Kareem David Wilkes is facing 14 charges including murder, attempted murder, battery, burglary and establishing a forgery lab. Wilkes is accused of shooting and killing Michael McCarthy on June 20 at a home near Sahara Avenue and Mojave Road.

Wilkes accused McCarthy of stealing his wallet. During the confrontation, Wilkes also shot two women in the home. A fourth person, a neighbor, was injured when a bullet passed through a wall and hit her.

Police said they found a forgery lab in Wilkes home.

Wilkes next court date is Oct. 29.





Las Vegas man indicted in May murder

LAS VEGAS -- A Clark County grand jury indicted Randolph McGuire on charges of murder with use of a deadly weapon in the May 21 shooting death of Tyshon Bowman outside an apartment complex near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway.

McGuire allegedly was waiting for Bowman when the victim showed up with his girlfriend, and shot Bowman in the head following a verbal altercation. Held without bail in the Clark County Detention Center, McGuire is due in court Oct. 28.

He is also charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by an ex-felon.

Concert ticket scam caught on camera

LAS VEGAS -- Headliners from around the world stop in Las Vegas, and many times, those concert tickets don't come cheap.

One man thought he would save a few bucks when he found a deal on Craiglist for two Bruno Mars tickets, but he found out the tickets he bought were fakes.

However, he recorded the whole transaction and hopes it will help police nab the scammer.

The tickets looked so real the victim is concerned others could get scammed.

Greg was visiting from Los Angeles and thought he got the deal of the year. The tickets were $1,100 for two. He thought he was buying from a Las Vegas mom.

"She gave me a great story that these were her daughter's tickets and her daughter had gotten in trouble, so she was selling them," Greg said.

The tickets came from Craigslist, a website known to have scammers, but Greg felt these tickets looked and felt legitimate enough to pay for.

Police looking for Telephone Robber after 4 more heists

Police looking for Telephone Robber after 4 more heists

A man Metro Police have dubbed the Mr. Telephone Robber has committed four more robberies.

Police started calling him that because he targets wireless phone businesses. Police say on Oct. 10, he hit a store near Pecos Road and Washington Avenue. The next day he hit three more stores all on the eastern side of the Las Vegas valley.

In all the crimes, he displays a gun in his waistband and demands money from the clerk, police said. After getting the money, he leaves the store.

The man is described as a Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old. He is between 5 foot 8 and 5 foot 11 and 220 and 260 pounds with black hair, a mustache, brown eyes and a Mexican eagle tattoo on his upper left arm.

During the last robbery, he was wearing a blue baseball cap, dark sunglasses, a short-sleeve, gray T-shirt and dark jeans.