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July 1, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Police: Man armed with handgun, AK-47 chases off home intruders

Police: Man armed with handgun, AK-47 chases off home intruders

Posted 47 mins ago

A man who was sleeping when two people barged into his family’s home Tuesday grabbed a handgun and shot at the intruders then followed them outside with an AK-47 rifle and opened fire as they fled in a car, Metro Police said. The couple ...

Feds arrest 25 foreign nationals in Las Vegas sweep

Feds arrest 25 foreign nationals in Las Vegas sweep

Posted 1:19 p.m.

Federal officials say 25 foreign citizens including convicted child sex offenders and drug traffickers were arrested in the Las Vegas area during a four-day operation last week. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced today that ...

Lightning sparks two fires on Mount Charleston

Lightning sparks two fires on Mount Charleston

Posted 2:11 p.m.

Firefighters are battling two lightning-sparked fires in an isolated area of Mount Charleston, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Two lightning strikes ...

Las Vegas 51s fan Aoife (no last name provided) tries to stay cool with an umbrella and portable fan as she watches the 51s take on the Reno Aces on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Cashman Field. Warm weather is expected in the triple digits this week with an average high temperature of 108 degrees.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas 51s fan Aoife (no last name provided) tries to stay cool with an umbrella and portable fan as she watches the 51s take on the Reno Aces on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Cashman Field. Warm weather is expected in the triple digits ...

Weather

Las Vegas has hottest June on record books

Posted 10:34 a.m.

June in Las Vegas was officially the hottest ever. The National Weather Service said the average June temperature recorded at McCarran International Airport was 91.9 degrees, breaking the previous record of 91.5 in 2013. More than ...

News

Macy’s dumps Trump; Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA Pageant

In this June 16, 2015, photo in New York, real estate mogul Donald Trump delivers remarks during his announcement that he will run for president of the United States.

Richard Drew / AP

In this June 16, 2015, photo in New York, real estate mogul Donald Trump delivers remarks during his announcement that he will run for president of the United States.

Updated 9:41 a.m.

Rapper Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the "Miss USA" pageant later this month, part of the continued fallout over pageant owner Donald Trump's remarks about Mexican immigrants during his presidential campaign announcement. A representative of the platinum-selling rapper confirmed ...

The Kats Report

Frank Marino relishes victory in ‘the fight’ for same-sex marriage

Las Vegas headliner Frank Marino transforms himself into Joan Rivers for his return to the stage after his most recent plastic surgery procedure Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the Quad.

“What we have been fighting for, aside from the paper making it legal, is for people who are in gay relationships to have the same benefits of anyone who is in a straight relationship,” Linq Hotel headliner Frank Marino said during a phone conversation Sunday.

Posted 12:55 p.m.

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