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Security being ramped up for Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
Monday, April 27, 2015
Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hadn't even decided how much it would cost home viewers to watch their fight when the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission started planning security for their big bout. Five times in the 10 weeks since ...
Sandoval names former casino exec to state Gaming Commission
Sandoval names former casino exec to state Gaming Commission
Monday, April 27, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval today appointed a former longtime Northern Nevada casino executive to replace Joe Brown on the state Gaming Commission. Michonne Ascuaga, the former CEO of ...
Las Vegas philanthropist might try to unseat Rep. Joe Heck
Las Vegas philanthropist might try to unseat Rep. Joe Heck
Monday, April 27, 2015
At the urging of national Democrats, Las Vegas philanthropist Susie Lee is seriously considering challenging Rep. Joe Heck in one of Congress’ last true swing districts. Democrats believe ...
Metro Police budget upped 10 percent to $539 million
Metro Police budget upped 10 percent to $539 million
Monday, April 27, 2015
Metro Police today got approval for a boost in funding next fiscal year, allowing the department to buy more than 300 new body cameras, hire 76 new employees and ...
Coroner: Man found dead after minor crash suffered cardiac arrest
Monday, April 27, 2015
A man found unresponsive after backing an SUV into a garage Sunday morning died from heart problems, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Billy Jernigan, 63, of Las Vegas suffered ...
Allegiant jet returns to Las Vegas after concern about engine
Allegiant jet returns to Las Vegas after concern about engine
Monday, April 27, 2015
An Allegiant Air flight to Indianapolis returned to the Las Vegas airport this morning after a reported engine concern, an airport spokeswoman said. Allegiant Flight 458 landed safely ...
Coroner IDs scooter rider killed in crash
Monday, April 27, 2015
A scooter rider who died Sunday morning in a crash with a Jeep has been identified as Michael Jay Miner, 45, of Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Miner was thrown from ...
Photo: Lisa Schmitz of Las Vegas hit a $1.27 million jack
Las Vegas woman wins $1.27 million at Aliante casino
Monday, April 27, 2015
A Las Vegas woman hit a jackpot worth more than $1 million Saturday night while playing a $1 Wheel of Fortune slot machine at the Aliante casino. Lisa Schmitz, a frequent visitor to ...
The GOP hopefuls and the billionaire donor: How their views align
The GOP hopefuls and the billionaire donor: How their views align
Friday, April 24, 2015
In today’s political age, when candidates take a stand on an issue, they have to consider more than just how their views will play with voters. Politicians often have to weigh how their policies will go over with billionaire donors who can buoy or sink campaigns. That's because a 2010 Supreme Court decision lifted major pieces of campaign finance law and opened the door for billionaires to spend unlimited amounts of money influencing campaigns ...
Coroner IDs man, 19, killed in car crash
Friday, April 24, 2015
A 19-year-old man who died Thursday after the car he was driving hit a light pole in the west valley has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Alexander Kuckenbecker of Las Vegas. Kuckenbecker was driving ...
Elaine Wynn loses fight to stay on board of Wynn Resorts
Elaine Wynn loses fight to stay on board of Wynn Resorts
Friday, April 24, 2015
Elaine Wynn lost her fierce campaign to keep her seat on the board of Wynn Resorts today after stockholders voted in favor of two candidates endorsed by the company. Stockholders gathered this morning ...
Man stabbed on Las Vegas Strip; 3 people detained
Man stabbed on Las Vegas Strip; 3 people detained
Friday, April 24, 2015
Three people were being detained in connection with an early morning stabbing on the Strip, Metro Police said. Police received a call about 12:45 a.m. from a man ...
Person shot, wounded in attempted robbery near UNLV
Person shot, wounded in attempted robbery near UNLV
Friday, April 24, 2015
A person was shot early today in an attempted robbery near UNLV after a suspect approached two people walking along the street and asked for money, according to police ...
Photo: Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star in Fifty Shad
Dates announced for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ sequels
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele are returning to the big screen. Universal Pictures said Thursday the "Fifty Shades of Grey" stars will reprise their roles in the sequels "Fifty Shades Darker" to be released on Feb. 10, 2017, and "Fifty Shades Freed" on Feb. 9, 2018. The announcement was made ...
Traffic signals, crosswalks installed at Las Vegas welcome sign
Traffic signals, crosswalks installed at Las Vegas welcome sign
Thursday, April 23, 2015
With the flip of a switch, two new traffic signals were activated along Las Vegas Boulevard today, making it safer for pedestrians crossing the street to get to the ...

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