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Police Rescue Abandoned Baby

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Police have rescued a 1-year-old child left abandoned in a car overnight in the desert.

Police say a 20-year-old woman was driving her car in the desert yesterday when it became stuck in a ditch. The woman though she was taking a shortcut from Mountain's Edge to Sandy Valley before getting stuck. She then inadvertently locked her keys in the car along with the child. So she walked back to town to get help.

After trying unsuccessfully to find the car with a friend, the woman reported the incident to police Thursday morning.

Metro launched two search and rescue helicopters to find the car. At about 3:30 p.m. they discovered the vehicle in a very remote area of the desert west of Las Vegas. They landed nearby and officers found the child.

The child was unharmed but taken to UMC as a precaution.

Parents Look for Justice in a Difficult System

LAS VEGAS -- When the grief is just more than he can bare, Frank Peterson says he tries to find some comfort in his daughter Angela's bedroom. Here lies her favorite stuffed animals, movie posters and clothing just as she left them on the night she was killed.

"This was her room. It is as she was before all this happened," said Frank Peterson.

The 24-year-old was a UNLV student living at home. She was returning from a friends house last November when her car was broadsided by 18-year-old Kevin Miranda's truck in the intersection of Rainbow and Flamingo.

Police say Miranda's preliminary breath test at the crash scene was .14, nearly twice the legal limit. The Peterson's say it only hurt more when Miranda's bail was initially set at just $20,000.

Miranda would await trial on house arrest, with assurances from the prosecutor that any violations would result in the immediate revocation of his bail.

Las Vegas Police Search for Suspected Bank Robber

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for the suspect of a bank robbery on the southwest side of the valley.

Police say the suspect walked into a bank near Durango and Warm Springs on March 5 at approximately 4:45pm. The suspect handed a bag to the teller and asked the teller to fill it with money. The teller complied, and the robber fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a 5'8" white male, 35 to 45 years-old, 220lbs. He was wearing a black ball cap, gray hoodie and blue jeans at the time of the robbery.

If you have any information, please contact Metro Police at 828-3591 or call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

Las Vegas Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a suspect in a bank robbery earlier this month.

Police say the suspect entered a bank near Charleston and Decatur at approximately 9:05am on March 5. Police say the suspect handed a note to one of the tellers. The note informed the teller that the suspect had a gun and was demanding money. The teller complied with his demand. The suspect then fled the scene.

He is described as a 5'8" white male, 25 to 35 years-old. He was wearing a black baseball cap, dark turtle neck shirt and a brown jacket at the time of the robbery.

If you have any information, please contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at 828-3591 or call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

2 Suspects Sought in Pharmacy Robbery

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas police are investigating a pharmacy robbery near Jones and Sahara.

Police say the robbers came into the pharmacy around 9:30 a.m. armed with a gun. They jumped over the counter and started filling their plastic bags with drugs.

Police say the two men got away with at least six bottles of Oxycontin and some other medication.

The pharmacy owners says one bottle of Oxycontin containing 100 pills is worth $1,300, but they couldn't speculate what the street value might be.

The robbers dropped bandannas they were using to cover their face, along with a jacket and a couple of bottles of Oxycontin as they were running off.

Police believe that this crime was pre-planned.

"According to our victims, they received a suspicious phone call inquiring about what they had on stock and things of that nature. So we're investigating that," said Metro Sgt. Steve Candelas.

Metro Investigating Early Morning Homicide

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives are investigating an early morning shooting Saturday that resulted in one person's death.

Shortly before 6 a.m., Metro was called to the 5000 block of Pine Mountain St., which is near Decatur and Windmill for reports of shots being fired in the area.

When Metro officers arrived they discovered one African American male who had been shot multiple times. The victim was transported to UMC where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that there was an argument between the victim and several other people.

Anyone with information on this murder is asked to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Section at 828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.