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Couple in stranded van apparently died of exposure, officials say
Couple in stranded van apparently died of exposure, officials say
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
A man and woman found Sunday in a stranded van at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area appear to have died from environmental exposure, according to ...
Metro Police seeking ‘persons of interest’ in fatal shooting
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Homicide detectives are looking for three “persons of interest” in connection with a fatal shooting Friday at an apartment near Sahara Avenue and Maryland Parkway, according to Metro Police. Officers responded about 6:30 p.m. to ...
Photo: A rendering shows the $800 million MGM Springfield
MGM Resorts files lawsuit against Connecticut officials
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Casino developer MGM Resorts International filed a lawsuit Tuesday against several top state officials, including Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, saying a law he signed that could lead to a third tribal casino in the state is unconstitutional because ...
Bail set at $500K for ex-Metro Police Explorer in child sex case
Bail set at $500K for ex-Metro Police Explorer in child sex case
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
More charges were filed and a judge set bail at $500,000 for a former Las Vegas police Explorer accused of lewdness, child sexual assault and kidnapping involving ...
Photo: A Spirit Airlines jet takes off from McCarran Inte
Spirit dropping nonstop flights from Pennsylvania to Las Vegas
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Spirit Airlines plans to discontinue nonstop flights from Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in southwestern Pennsylvania to Chicago and Las Vegas effective Nov. 12. Spokesman Paul Berry told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Monday that ...
Former Boulder City Police chief ordered to pay damages to bikers’ lawyer
Former Boulder City Police chief ordered to pay damages to bikers’ lawyer
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
A former Nevada police chief is on the hook to pay damages to a lawyer he sued after being accused of illegally directing officers to delete emails about ...
Photo: The Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip.
MGM Resorts revenue drops 7.6 percent in 2nd quarter; CEO says Mirage not for sale
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
MGM Resorts International, the casino giant whose Strip properties include Bellagio, MGM Grand and Aria, reported its second-quarter earnings today. Macau continued to be problematic for MGM, as it has been for other casino companies that operate there. Revenue from the MGM China subsidiary dropped 33 percent from ...
Three injured when SUV, car collide at intersection
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Three people were injured, one critically, when a car collided with an SUV and then ran into an office building Monday night in the southeast valley, according to Metro Police. The accident happened about 9 p.m. when ...
Assemblyman Pat Hickey says he won’t run again
Assemblyman Pat Hickey says he won’t run again
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Four-term Assemblyman Pat Hickey of Reno says he will not be seeking a fifth term. “There is life beyond politics,” said Hickey, who turns 65 this month. He was the Republican minority leader during ...
Las Vegas ranks in bottom half of best places to live
Monday, August 3, 2015
Las Vegas could learn a thing or two about good living from Austin, Texas, Raleigh, N.C., and Colorado Springs, Colo. Those are the best large cities to live in, according to ...
2 wounded in weekend shooting in northeast valley
Monday, August 3, 2015
Two people were injured early Sunday in a northeast valley shooting, according to Metro Police. Officers responded just before ...
Driver dies, passengers injured in truck crash near Speedway
Driver dies, passengers injured in truck crash near Speedway
Monday, August 3, 2015
One person died and two others, including a teen boy, were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 15 Sunday night, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. A Ford pickup towing ...
Tesla, Nevada agree on finalized incentive agreement
Monday, August 3, 2015
State officials have agreed to a final incentive agreement for a $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant being built in Nevada by Tesla Motors. The Reno Gazette Journal reports the $1.3 billion agreement ...
Photo: The PT's at 9050 W. Post Road in Las Vegas.
Merger complete, Golden Gaming becomes publicly traded Golden Entertainment
Monday, August 3, 2015
Golden Gaming, a major operator of Nevada taverns, casinos and grocery store slot machines, has completed its transition from a family owned business to a publicly traded company that also runs a casino in Maryland. The company announced today ...
Man dead after fall from Interstate 15 overpass
Man dead after fall from Interstate 15 overpass
Monday, August 3, 2015
Authorities are investigating the death of a man who either accidentally fell or jumped off an Interstate 15 overpass onto Lake Mead Boulevard, according to Nevada Highway Patrol. The man’s body was found ...

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