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Man gets 10 years in Thunder From Down Under backstage shooting
Man gets 10 years in Thunder From Down Under backstage shooting
Friday, May 27, 2016
A Las Vegas man who admitted firing a gun while trying to steal costumes and props from the Thunder From Down Under male revue in March 2014 has been sentenced to 10 to 25 years in ...
Photo: Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers performs dur
Medley is totally righteous at Composers Showcase; Jillette’s latest book is to diet for
Friday, May 27, 2016
The Kats Report Bureau once again was ensconced at the Composers Showcase of Las Vegas on Wednesday night, and it was a genuine hall of fame experience. For the first time, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performed ...
Photo: Calvin Harris performs at the 2015 We Can Survive
Calvin Harris cancels more Las Vegas dates after car crash
Friday, May 27, 2016
Calvin Harris has canceled two more Las Vegas appearances due to his recent car accident, one of them Thursday and one tonight, according to Billboard. The DJ will no longer perform ...
House fire causes $15,000 in damage, displaces 5 people
Friday, May 27, 2016
Five people were displaced by a house fire that caused $15,000 in damage this morning, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Nobody was injured. Firefighters were called ...
Man accused of invading home, stealing vehicle
Friday, May 27, 2016
A man who invaded a home and stole a vehicle in the west valley Thursday was arrested after he crashed and tried to steal another vehicle, according to Metro Police. Police identified the suspect as ...
IGT reports higher revenue but greater loss in 1st quarter
IGT reports higher revenue but greater loss in 1st quarter
Friday, May 27, 2016
Slot machine and lottery company International Game Technology reported its first-quarter earnings this week. IGT said its revenue growth, using the more comparable 4 percent figure, was mainly reflective of “strong lottery performance, particularly in ...
Fire damages two apartment buildings, displaces 22 people
Friday, May 27, 2016
Careless smoking might have caused a fire that displaced 22 people and did an estimated $200,000 in damage to two adjacent apartment buildings in downtown Las Vegas, fire department officials said. The fire was reported ...
Interim chancellor says colleges must prepare for new era
Interim chancellor says colleges must prepare for new era
Friday, May 27, 2016
Former UNLV Provost John White will temporarily replace Dan Klaich as chancellor of the state’s higher education system until a permanent replacement is found. Regents voted unanimously this morning to ...
Nevada political consultant accused of extorting lawmaker
Thursday, May 26, 2016
A Nevada political consultant has been indicted in Las Vegas on extortion, perjury and other charges accusing him of illegally trying to sway a state lawmaker's vote in a contentious ...
Fewer intruders getting over security fences at Las Vegas airport
Fewer intruders getting over security fences at Las Vegas airport
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Fewer intruders are getting past the security fences that protect McCarran International Airport's runways than years past. The number of breaches at the Las Vegas airport has ...
Police arrest man accused of shooting during traffic stop
Police arrest man accused of shooting during traffic stop
Thursday, May 26, 2016
A man accused of shooting at officers during a traffic stop last month has been arrested, according to Metro Police. Jason Simpson, 41, was arrested today on counts including ...
Fire at hip-hop producer’s southeast valley home kills exotic cat
Thursday, May 26, 2016
A caracal cat was killed today by a fire at a southeast valley house owned by a hip-hop producer known for keeping exotic animals …
Task force: Let pre-2016 solar customers keep old rate
Task force: Let pre-2016 solar customers keep old rate
Thursday, May 26, 2016
An energy task force today recommended Nevada’s governor support legislation to let people who installed rooftop solar panels under old, more favorable utility rates keep those rates for 20 years. Representatives from NV Energy and ...
Rollover crash shuts down part of Bonneville Avenue
Rollover crash shuts down part of Bonneville Avenue
Thursday, May 26, 2016
A rollover crash in downtown Las Vegas sent one person to the hospital and shut down Bonneville Avenue, between 4th Street and Las Vegas Boulevard, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. Police responded to the crash ...
Old Riviera site pitched for proposed NFL stadium
Old Riviera site pitched for proposed NFL stadium
Thursday, May 26, 2016
A top Las Vegas Sands Corp. executive said today that the proposed 65,000-seat football stadium his company is pushing for may end up being built on the Strip. When plans for ...