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Bryce Harper: ‘My body feels pretty unbelievable’
Bryce Harper: ‘My body feels pretty unbelievable’
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper spoke with reporter Stacey Pressman about expectations for the Nationals' season, how he prepared this winter, and what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue. Harper was ...
Police investigating body found in SUV in desert
Police investigating body found in SUV in desert
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A person was found dead in an SUV along State Route 147 between Las Vegas and Lake Mead this afternoon, according to Metro Police and Nevada Highway Patrol. Officials responded ...
Van full of fireworks catches fire near Primm, closes freeway
Van full of fireworks catches fire near Primm, closes freeway
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A box truck packed with fireworks caught fire on Interstate 15 near Primm today, setting off the fireworks and temporarily shutting down the freeway. The fire was reported ...
Photo: Presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., righ
Rand Paul’s Cliven Bundy conundrum
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Nevada could be a slam dunk for Kentucky Senator Rand Paul in the upcoming GOP caucus. In 2012, libertarian supporters propelled a strong challenge by his father, former Texas congressman Ron Paul, against ...
Gunman sentenced to 14 years in armored car heist
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A gunman accused of wearing a disguise to rob an armored vehicle guard outside a Las Vegas casino has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison and ordered to repay $36,320. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden says 31-year-old Arquarius Robertson also was ...
Metro detective gets probation in prostitute attack case
Metro detective gets probation in prostitute attack case
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A suspended Metro Police detective has been sentenced to probation on a reduced charge in a plea deal that avoids trial in a case alleging that he attacked and injured a prostitute trying to get his money back. Defense attorney Joshua Tomsheck said ...
Person wounded in leg in shooting at apartment complex
Person wounded in leg in shooting at apartment complex
Thursday, July 2, 2015
One person was shot in the leg at an apartment complex near Eastern and Sahara avenues today, according to Metro Police. Officers were called about ...
Coroner IDs woman police say shot husband in murder-suicide
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A woman found dead Wednesday afternoon in a northwest valley house after police say she shot her husband and herself has been identified as 61-year-old Paula Russell, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Russell, a Las Vegas resident, was found ...
Coroner IDs teen who died while swimming at Lake Mohave
Coroner IDs teen who died while swimming at Lake Mohave
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A 17-year-old boy who died Tuesday at Lake Mohave while swimming has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Troynell Jermone Johnson Jr. of North Las Vegas. Metro Police divers ...
Anticipated smoke from fireworks prompts air quality advisory
Anticipated smoke from fireworks prompts air quality advisory
Thursday, July 2, 2015
The anticipated smoke from Fourth of July fireworks has prompted Clark County to issue an air quality advisory for Saturday and Sunday. Smoke contains small dust particles and other ...
Assembly Speaker Hambrick’s personal email hacked, sends out spam blast
Assembly Speaker Hambrick’s personal email hacked, sends out spam blast
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Nevada Assembly Speaker John Hambrick’s personal email account just sent out a fundraising request — but it wasn’t the usual kind asking for money to help ...
Las Vegas-area couple plead not guilty in child death case
Las Vegas-area couple plead not guilty in child death case
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A man and woman accused of abandoning a pregnant 17-year-old girl to care for their sickly 3-year-old son, who was found dead in a Las Vegas-area home, have pleaded not guilty to murder and child abuse charges. A state court judge on Thursday scheduled ...
Clark County director of Department of Family Services to resign
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Facing public criticism, Lisa Ruiz-Lee, director of Clark County's Department of Family Services, sent a letter to her staff Wednesday announcing her resignation. "The decision to leave was mine and it was not ...
Woman, 20, thrown from SUV, dies in rollover crash
Woman, 20, thrown from SUV, dies in rollover crash
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A 20-year-old woman died today after the SUV she was driving hit a wall and overturned on West Smoke Ranch Road near Decatur Boulevard, according to Metro Police. The Las Vegas resident was driving ...
Police suspect murder-suicide in deaths of man, woman in northwest valley
Police suspect murder-suicide in deaths of man, woman in northwest valley
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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 ...

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