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Supporters, opponents square off over recreational marijuana
Supporters, opponents square off over recreational marijuana
Friday, September 30, 2016
Supporters and opponents of the upcoming Ballot Question 2 initiative debated marijuana’s impact on children and the eradication of illegal drug cartels today during ...
Police: Gunman tried to rob woman in shopping center parking lot
Friday, September 30, 2016
Detectives are looking for a man Metro Police say tried to rob a woman at gunpoint Tuesday in an east valley shopping center parking lot. Officers were called about 5 p.m. to the ...
New York City's iconic Carnegie Deli to close; Las Vegas location staying open
New York City's iconic Carnegie Deli to close; Las Vegas location staying open
Friday, September 30, 2016
New York City's iconic Carnegie Deli is closing its flagship location on Dec. 31. Spokeswoman Cristyne Nicholas says owner Marian Harper "emotionally announced ...
Photo: Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine s
Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine returning to Las Vegas
Friday, September 30, 2016
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine is returning to Nevada next week to campaign and urge people to register to vote before it's too late. The Virginia senator is set to visit Las Vegas on Thursday, Oct. 6. That's two days before ...
Air quality advisory issued for blowing dust
Friday, September 30, 2016
An air quality advisory has been issued for Sunday afternoon to Monday morning because of expected high winds and blowing dust, according to the Clark County Department of Air Quality. Officials sent notices to construction site operators in ...
2 people seriously injured in crash of motorized trike
Friday, September 30, 2016
Two people were seriously injured Thursday in a single-vehicle crash involving a motorized trike near UNLV, according to Metro Police. The pair were ...
Police say man’s death after fight was an accident
Friday, September 30, 2016
A man whose death last month was originally investigated as a homicide has been ruled an accident, according to Metro Police. David Helmer, 44, of Las Vegas died Aug. 20 after being involved in ...
Union, advocacy group ad goes after Heck on education
Friday, September 30, 2016
The Service Employees International Union and the immigration advocacy group iAmerica teamed up to release their first television spot in Nevada, targeting Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Heck. The ad, a 30-second Spanish-language spot ...
Photo: Pedro Jose Garcia, 34, reads documents as he makes
Court date set for man held in Starbucks slaying
Friday, September 30, 2016
A judge scheduled a Nov. 3 preliminary hearing for a 34-year-old ex-felon accused of killing a Starbucks customer during a weekend coffee shop shooting in Las Vegas. Defense attorney Edward Kane was assigned Friday to be ...
2 appointed to fill Assembly vacancies before special session
2 appointed to fill Assembly vacancies before special session
Friday, September 30, 2016
The Clark County Commission appointed two new lawmakers this morning ahead of a special legislative session to consider a tax increase to consider a tax increase to help ...
Woman burned in fire last week dies at hospital
Thursday, September 29, 2016
A 48-year-old Las Vegas woman burned in a northeast valley fire last week died on Wednesday, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Krista Nelson died at University Medical Center, where she was taken ...
Fire at dental clinic does $50,000 in damage
Thursday, September 29, 2016
A fire at a dental clinic early this morning caused $50,000 in damage, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Nobody was injured. Firefighters responded about ...
Stern: Legal sports betting nationwide would be ‘big hit to organized crime’
Stern: Legal sports betting nationwide would be ‘big hit to organized crime’
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Legal betting nationwide on professional sports would help protect the integrity of American sports while cutting down substantially on black market wagering ...
Man fleeing police killed by big rig on freeway
Man fleeing police killed by big rig on freeway
Thursday, September 29, 2016
A man sought for questioning in a shooting was hit and killed by a semitractor-trailer today when he tried to run across a Las Vegas freeway with officers in pursuit, Metro Police said. The incident happened ...
Photo: Ammon Bundy speaks with reporters at a news confer
Ammon Bundy's lawyers seek to stop trial amid appeals
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Ammon Bundy's federal conspiracy trial resumed Thursday despite a motion from his lawyers seeking a postponement until a court rules on their appeals. Among other things, attorneys Marcus Mumford and ...