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8:10 p.m.

Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license
A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his ...

6:54 p.m.

Photo: The Rev. Cynthia Black, left, and the Rev. Bonnie
Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches
Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with ...

6:20 p.m.

Henderson police arrest suspected bank robber
Henderson police arrest suspected bank robber
A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a bank robbery last week in Henderson. Jeffrey Kerr, 36, was taken into custody at an extended stay hotel near ...

5:15 p.m.

Police: Partygoers mum after drive-by wounds Las Vegas girl
Police: Partygoers mum after drive-by wounds Las Vegas girl
Police say partygoers aren't cooperating and investigators don't have much to go on after a teenage girl was wounded by gunfire during a drive-by shooting at ...

5 p.m.

Henderson traffic halted when tractor tips over on Stephanie
Henderson traffic halted when tractor tips over on Stephanie
Traffic is being blocked near a Henderson construction zone after a tractor fell on a gas line ...

4:16 p.m.

Police suspect murder-suicide in deaths of man, woman in northwest valley
Police suspect murder-suicide in deaths of man, woman in northwest valley
Police investigating the deaths of a husband and wife found inside a Las Vegas home suspect the wife shot and killed her husband with a handgun before ...

3:36 p.m.

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

2:11 p.m.

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

1:51 p.m.

Photo: Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital
Nevada still hopes to have patient-dumping case dismissed
As far as San Francisco is concerned, a lawsuit pushing back against Nevada’s one-time practice of busing mentally ill patients to California will be moving forward. But Nevada is saying not so fast. The Supreme Court ...

1:27 p.m.

Las Vegas still wrestling with rules for tavern gaming
Las Vegas still wrestling with rules for tavern gaming
The Las Vegas City Council decided today to tackle a technically complicated and politically charged issue that has vexed state and local officials in Nevada for years — how to regulate slot machine gaming in bars. The decision arose ...

1:19 p.m.

Feds arrest 25 foreign nationals in Las Vegas sweep
Feds arrest 25 foreign nationals in Las Vegas sweep
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 ...

12:53 p.m.

EPA to North Las Vegas: Fix wastewater facility violations
EPA to North Las Vegas: Fix wastewater facility violations
North Las Vegas has been ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency to address water pollution violations. The agency said Wednesday that the Las Vegas suburb was found in violation of the Clean Water Act during a September 2014 inspection of ...

12:31 p.m.

Photo: In this June 27, 2015, photo, Lacy Jones plays in
Women players at World Series of Poker still rare sight
Women at the World Series of Poker are like a royal flush: rare. Last year, the gender split for the Main Event of the weeks-long tournament in Las Vegas was almost 24 to 1. This year's highly popular Colossus event ...

12:29 p.m.

Photo: The Southern Nevada Health District has launched a
Health District app shows restaurant grades, violations
Attention Las Vegas foodies: The Southern Nevada Health District has launched an app that might help you decide where — or where not — to dine. The app ...

12:03 p.m.

Girl, 17, wounded in drive-by shooting at house party
Girl, 17, wounded in drive-by shooting at house party
A 17-year-old girl was in critical but stable condition today after being shot at a house party in the west valley Tuesday night, according to Metro Police. A car drove by ...

11:57 a.m.

Part of Lake Mead Boulevard closed after rollover crash
The eastbound lanes of Lake Mead Boulevard were shut down at Clifford Street today after an SUV rolled over in a crash with a semitractor, Metro Police said. The wreck happened ...

11:40 a.m.

Photo: Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building,
U.S. probing possible airline collusion to keep fares high
The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion between major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust investigation by the Justice Department appears to ...

11:19 a.m.

Law firm accuses Cosmopolitan of keeping $3.35 million
Law firm accuses Cosmopolitan of keeping $3.35 million
An Atlanta law firm says the Cosmopolitan should return $3.35 million an attorney for the firm wired to the casino-hotel without its knowledge. Real estate law firm ...

11:04 a.m.

New Caesars CEO starts today, replacing Gary Loveman
Casino giant Caesars Entertainment has a new chief executive starting today. Mark Frissora, who formerly led the rental car company Hertz, has replaced Gary Loveman as CEO of Caesars, which operates ...

10:34 a.m.

Photo: Las Vegas 51s fan Aoife (no last name provided) tr
Las Vegas has hottest June on record books
Weather:
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 ...

10:26 a.m.

Inmate wounded by guard sues Nevada prison officials
Nevada prison inmate who was wounded by shotgun blasts that killed another prisoner has accused the state Department of Corrections chief, supervisors and guards of deliberate indifference and ...

10:13 a.m.

Six finalists named for Henderson city manager
Six finalists named for Henderson city manager
Henderson announced six finalists today in its search for a new city manager, including two city employees, two Las Vegas municipal employees and two candidates from ...

10:01 a.m.

Divers searching for missing NLV teen at Lake Mohave
Divers searching for missing NLV teen at Lake Mohave
Divers are searching for a 17-year-old North Las Vegas boy who went underwater Tuesday and never surfaced while swimming at Lake Mohave, according to ...

9:17 a.m.

Photo: A fire crew heads out after a burnout in the Rainb
Mount Charleston Fire District start marks date of big fire
Officials are marking both a local takeover of Mount Charleston fire protection from the Nevada Division of Forestry, and the second anniversary of a sweeping area wildfire. Representatives of the new Mount Charleston Fire District are due to ...

9:13 a.m.

Las Vegas man injured by mortar firework
A Las Vegas man has suffered a broken jaw after being hit by an illegal firework. KSNV-TV reports fire crews say the 33-year-old man was hit ...

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