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Assemblyman Steven Brooks says cops attacked him during arrest

LAS VEGAS - A troubled Nevada state lawmaker alleged Monday that police attacked him after his wife called 911 from a neighbor's house to report a domestic disturbance during the weekend.

"I showed them my Assemblyman badge. They told me to get on the ground," Steven Brooks said during a brief telephone interview with The Associated Press. "They tried to kill me."

Brooks was arrested a little after 12:30 a.m. Sunday on misdemeanor domestic battery and obstructing an officer charges that could get him up to two years in jail. He later was freed from the Clark County jail on …

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