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Judge ready to rule on venue for Caesars bankruptcy case
Judge ready to rule on venue for Caesars bankruptcy case
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A Delaware judge is set to rule on whether the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should proceed in Delaware or in Illinois. After hearing final arguments Tuesday, the judge said he would rule on Wednesday. Several creditor groups want the case to proceed in Delaware, where they filed ...
Rep. Dina Titus accuses GOP of ‘declaring war on immigrants’
Rep. Dina Titus accuses GOP of ‘declaring war on immigrants’
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Accusing Republicans of “declaring war on immigrants,” U.S. Rep. Dina Titus took to the House floor today to blast Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s go-it-alone plan to join a lawsuit to ...
Neighbors evacuated after man barricades himself in house
Neighbors evacuated after man barricades himself in house
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Neighbors have been evacuated as Metro Police attempt to convince a man barricaded in a house in the east valley to surrender. Officers received a report about ...
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Union says it won’t stand by as GOP attacks collective bargaining
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Republicans are attacking working families with their proposals to upend collective bargaining in Nevada, Danny Thompson, executive vice treasurer of the Nevada AFL-CIO, said at a press conference this morning. Thompson’s words come as some state lawmakers and Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval aim to ...
Health District encourages mothers to breastfeed babies
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The Southern Nevada Health District has a message for new moms: Don’t hesitate to breastfeed your infants. The district’s board of health recently ...
Anthony seeks to unseat Las Vegas mayor over stadium deal
Anthony seeks to unseat Las Vegas mayor over stadium deal
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony launched his bid today to unseat Mayor Carolyn Goodman over her support for a publicly funded downtown soccer stadium. Anthony, a two-term councilman who ...
Rain could return to Las Vegas later this week
Rain could return to Las Vegas later this week
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The scattering of rain that hit the Las Vegas Valley overnight could return later this week, forecasters said. Light rain hit the region about 5 p.m. Monday, with up to ...
Motorcyclist injured in crash dies at hospital
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A motorcyclist injured last week​ in a wreck has died at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, Metro Police said. The Clark County Coroner’s Office notified ...
Nevada unemployment rate dips to 6.8 percent in December
Nevada unemployment rate dips to 6.8 percent in December
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Nevada’s unemployment rate last month dropped to 6.8 percent, its lowest since June 2008 and down from 9 percent in December 2013. The rate was also down from ...
Lacrosse player from Las Vegas found dead in Maryland dorm room
Lacrosse player from Las Vegas found dead in Maryland dorm room
Monday, January 26, 2015
Authorities in Maryland say a freshman Johns Hopkins University lacrosse player from Las Vegas was found dead in his dorm room. University officials identified the student as ...
Sen. Harry Reid recuperating at home after eye surgery
Sen. Harry Reid recuperating at home after eye surgery
Monday, January 26, 2015
Sen. Harry Reid was released from the hospital this afternoon after undergoing three and a half hours of surgery in hopes of restoring vision in his injured ...
Protesters to rally against high payday lending fees
Monday, January 26, 2015
With federal regulators scrutinizing payday lenders, activists in Las Vegas and across the country will take to the streets to protest an industry known for its sky-high fees. The Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada plans to ...
Scientific Games moving headquarters to Las Vegas after Bally merger
Scientific Games moving headquarters to Las Vegas after Bally merger
Monday, January 26, 2015
Gambling technology company Scientific Games said today that it’s moving its corporate headquarters from New York to Las Vegas. Nevada gaming regulators approved ...
Lawsuit over Obama immigration action divides Sandoval, Laxalt
Lawsuit over Obama immigration action divides Sandoval, Laxalt
Monday, January 26, 2015
Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced today that Nevada will join a multistate coalition suing President Barack Obama’s contentious deportation deferral program ...
Photo: A vehicle crashed into a Tropical Smoothie at 6350
Car smashes into Tropical Smoothie Cafe on West Charleston
Monday, January 26, 2015
A car crashed into a Tropical Smoothie Cafe this morning, according to Metro Police. Police were called about 11:40 a.m. to the ...

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