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Woman critically burned trying to put out house fire
Woman critically burned trying to put out house fire
Friday, February 27, 2015
A woman was hospitalized with critical burns today after she escaped a house fire but apparently went back inside to try to put out the blaze with ...
Chair, vice-chair named for Nevada health exchange board
Friday, February 27, 2015
The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange Board has elected new leadership following two member departures. Leslie Johnstone, a board member since 2011, was elected ...
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Shooting victim’s body returned to family; no tests for gunpowder residue
Friday, February 27, 2015
The body of a Las Vegas mother killed in a neighborhood gunbattle was returned to her family before attorneys defending a 19-year-old on murder and other charges could ...
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Gunman shot by Metro Police, officer identified
Friday, February 27, 2015
A man shot and killed by a Metro Police sniper Wednesday after firing at officers and into an apartment has been identified as Francis Lamantia Spivey, 43, of Las Vegas, authorities said. Metro Police identified the officer who ...
Photo: Tourists pass by the Flamingo with Caesars Palace
Las Vegas visitation flat for January at 3.4 million
Friday, February 27, 2015
A total of 3.4 million people visited Las Vegas in January, virtually flat compared to the same month in 2014, which was a record year for tourism. Visitation was up ...
Employees escape injury when car slams into animal hospital
Employees escape injury when car slams into animal hospital
Friday, February 27, 2015
People inside the Summerlin Animal Hospital escaped injury when a car crashed into the building late this morning, a person at the business said. Metro Police said ...
Two schools locked down after nearby shooting
Friday, February 27, 2015
Two schools were locked down this morning as officers investigated reports that someone in a nearby house shot at a car, Metro Police said. Nobody was injured, but ...
Rep. Dina Titus renews push to repeal sports wagering tax
Friday, February 27, 2015
Seeking to save as much as $11 million in taxes paid by some Nevada companies each year, U.S. Rep. Dina Titus today reintroduced legislation that would roll back a federal handle tax on sports wagers. In a letter to the leaders of ...
Health officials believe 3 new measles cases linked to restaurant worker
Health officials believe 3 new measles cases linked to restaurant worker
Friday, February 27, 2015
The Southern Nevada Health District has confirmed three more measles cases it believes were transmitted from an under-vaccinated restaurant worker diagnosed several weeks ago. The three new patients are all adults under ...
Las Vegas assemblyman arrested on suspicion of DUI, possessing gun
Las Vegas assemblyman arrested on suspicion of DUI, possessing gun
Friday, February 27, 2015
Nevada Assemblyman Richard Carrillo was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after being found asleep in his car with ...
Man hit while crossing street near Palms casino
Man hit while crossing street near Palms casino
Friday, February 27, 2015
Metro Police are searching for a driver they say hit a pedestrian near the Palms this morning and left the scene. Officers responded about 3:10 a.m. to reports ...
Head injury to suspect as child could be used by defense
Head injury to suspect as child could be used by defense
Friday, February 27, 2015
A 19-year-old man charged with murder in the killing of a Las Vegas mother in a neighborhood gunbattle suffered a fractured skull as an infant — an injury that ...
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Gaming revenue up on Las Vegas Strip, statewide in January
Friday, February 27, 2015
Nevada gaming revenue rose notably in January, thanks to a particularly good month on the Strip, the state reported today. The Gaming Control Board said Nevada casinos won ...
Nevada Gaming Commission approves betting on Olympics
Nevada Gaming Commission approves betting on Olympics
Thursday, February 26, 2015
State gaming regulators approved a request from the South Point to alter regulatory language that prohibits wagers on amateur sports, which previously included ...
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Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley's home away from home yet again. Officials with Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. and the Westgate Las Vegas casino-hotel revealed details Thursday of plans for "Graceland Presents Elvis: The Exhibition - The Show - The Experience" expected to open April 23, 59 years to the day when Elvis first performed in Las Vegas. Some 28,000 square-feet will ...

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