Charges dropped against teen in fatal North Las Vegas shooting

A murder charge against a 16-year-old boy accused in a shooting death in a drug deal gone wrong was dropped Tuesday, according to the North Las Vegas Justice Court. Patrick Wayne Harper, 16, was arrested at Mojave High School on Sept. 11 after the Sept. 5 killing of 20-year-old Andrea Lafon in what police said was a drug deal gone wrong.

13-year minor league veteran Rodriguez gets 1st MLB hits

Not only did 31-year-old rookie Guilder Rodriguez get his first major league hit Monday night, but the third baseman also picked up his first game-winning RBI. Rodriguez drove home the go-ahead run in the Texas Rangers’ 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros in the opener of a three-game series at Globe Life Park.