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Person critically injured in hang glider crash
Friday, May 22, 2015
A hang glider crashed in the desert in the northwest valley, critically injuring one person, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. The crash, which happened ...
Las Vegas freeway ramps reopen after 5.3-magnitude earthquake
Las Vegas freeway ramps reopen after 5.3-magnitude earthquake
Friday, May 22, 2015
A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck a rural area of Southern Nevada, shaking buildings more than 100 miles away and shutting down a busy Las Vegas interchange as ...
Agassi prep teacher fired, faces sex assault charge
Agassi prep teacher fired, faces sex assault charge
Friday, May 22, 2015
The Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy says it has fired a special education teacher after she and her ex-boyfriend were arrested ...
Throngs expected to pay respects to blues legend B.B. King in Las Vegas
Throngs expected to pay respects to blues legend B.B. King in Las Vegas
Friday, May 22, 2015
Like loyal roadies scrambling about a stage, the staff at the Palm Mortuary west of the Strip rushed this week to ensure that B.B. King's last big public appearance comes off without a hitch. They've cleaned the chapel carpet, mapped out security, researched their duties and answered the phone calls that haven't stopped coming from grieving ...
Census population estimates push Las Vegas up a spot to No. 29
Census population estimates push Las Vegas up a spot to No. 29
Friday, May 22, 2015
U.S. Census Bureau estimates show Las Vegas grew by nearly 10,000 people last year, kicking the city up another spot to 29 among the most populated places in the United States. The increase represented ...
Flavor Flav arrested in Las Vegas, suspected of impaired driving
Flavor Flav arrested in Las Vegas, suspected of impaired driving
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas early Thursday on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having ...
Metro Police shoot dog after report of attack
Metro Police shoot dog after report of attack
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Metro Police shot a dog today after officers responded to reports that two dogs attacked a person in the southeast valley, officials said. Officers responded to the report about 12:40 a.m. in the 4700 block of Sheppard Drive and encountered ...
Sandoval signs bill allowing for skill in slot machines
Sandoval signs bill allowing for skill in slot machines
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office today announced that he signed legislation paving the way for the state gaming industry to incorporate skill into slot machines. Senate Bill 9 directs Nevada gaming regulators to ...
Co-defendant in neighborhood slaying case gets new lawyers
Co-defendant in neighborhood slaying case gets new lawyers
Thursday, May 21, 2015
One co-defendant was represented Thursday by new lawyers, and a judge gave him and a 19-year-old accused of shooting a Las Vegas mother to death a hearing date for pretrial arguments. Attorneys Joshua Tomsheck and Roy Nelson ...
Police rearrest man who escaped from officers
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Metro Police say they've captured a man who escaped from officers Wednesday afternoon shortly after he was arrested. Officer Laura Meltzer, a police spokeswoman, says officers arrested 30-year-old Nicholas Boland around 5 p.m. Wednesday because ...
Teamsters picket outside SLS Las Vegas for valet workers
Teamsters picket outside SLS Las Vegas for valet workers
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A union representing valet workers is calling its latest protest against SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino a strike although none of the hotel's workers are on the picket line. Teamsters Local 986 said ...
Las Vegas city manager gets $38,500 raise
Las Vegas city manager gets $38,500 raise
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Las Vegas City Manager Betsy Fretwell received her second raise in less than a year today. The City Council voted to increase her pay by ...
Police: Medical episode might have caused fatal Boulder Highway crash
Police: Medical episode might have caused fatal Boulder Highway crash
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Boulder Highway was partially closed at Russell Road today after a two-car crash that may have been caused by a medical episode, Metro Police said. A man was transported to ...
Nevada’s April jobless rate doesn’t budge despite more jobs
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Nevada’s unemployment rate remained at 7.1 percent in April, the fourth straight month with no change. The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported ...
Metro Police make 10 arrests at Las Vegas marijuana convention
Metro Police make 10 arrests at Las Vegas marijuana convention
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Metro Police arrested 10 people at Hempcon, a three-day medical marijuana education convention. Lt. Laz Chavez said vendors at five booths were caught selling ...

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