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3 troopers hurt, man arrested after freeway chase
3 troopers hurt, man arrested after freeway chase
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The Nevada Highway Patrol says three troopers were hurt arresting the driver of an SUV that had been reported stolen, after a 45-minute freeway chase almost to Boulder City and back to Las Vegas. Trooper Chelsea Stuenkel says ...
State OKs $800,000 to market Nevada college savings programs
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Nevada officials are one step closer to launching a fresh new advertising blitz to promote saving for college. The Nevada Board of Examiners, which includes Gov. Brian Sandoval, voted Tuesday to approve $800,000 in yearlong public relations contracts to ...
Fiorina expanding presidential campaign into Nevada
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is expanding her campaign into Nevada. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO announced on Tuesday that former state Senator Sue Lowden will run her Nevada campaign operations, and will host ...
Acting commissioner appointed for state Division of Insurance
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Amy Parks, chief insurance counsel and hearing officer for the Nevada Division of Insurance, will serve as acting insurance commissioner following the departure of Scott Kipper last week. Bruce Breslow, Nevada's director of ...
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Police looking for suspect in robbery of Subway shop
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Police are searching for a suspect in the robbery of a Subway sandwich shop last month near Blue Diamond Road and Arville Street. The suspect went in to the restaurant about ...
Google effect turns ‘Fear and Loathing’ into trippy dreamscape
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
In case you thought the imagery in the movie “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” wasn’t strange enough, a hallucinatory effect from Google has taken the visuals to an even more trippy level. A user on GitHub, a code-sharing service, posted directions for ...
Suspects sought in auto burglary at Las Vegas park
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Deputy City Marshals in Las Vegas are seeking the public’s help to find suspects in an auto burglary in May at the Charlie Kellogg and Joe Zaher Sports Complex, 7901 W. Washington Ave. Investigators believe the suspects ...
Nevada adds $200K to fight California patient busing lawsuit
Nevada adds $200K to fight California patient busing lawsuit
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Nevada officials including Gov. Brian Sandoval have approved more money to fend off a lawsuit that San Francisco filed over alleged psychiatric patient dumping. The Nevada Board of Examiners voted Tuesday to approve $200,000 more to continue ...
Sammy Davis Jr. reunites with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin — or at  least their roads do
Sammy Davis Jr. reunites with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin — or at least their roads do
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The Rat Pack is getting back together. In a reunion that harkens back to the early days of the Las Vegas Strip, Clark County Commissioners today approved changing the street name on ...
Lucky woman scores lost phone, dinner with soccer star
Lucky woman scores lost phone, dinner with soccer star
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
A woman got lucky during her vacation to Las Vegas over the Fourth of July weekend, but it wasn’t at the slot machines. Austin Woolstenhulme posted on her Instagram page, where she has nearly 17,000 followers, that she had lost her ...
Las Vegas man, 41, killed in motorcycle crash
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
A 41-year-old motorcyclist was killed Monday night when the Harley Davidson he was riding collided with a car making at left turn at an intersection in the west valley, Metro Police said. The motorcycle was headed east ...
Police cleared in death of purse-snatching suspect
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The district attorney in Las Vegas says police weren't responsible for the death of a purse-snatch suspect who fled from a shopping center, crashed a car and shot himself as officers approached more than a year ago. Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson on Monday cleared ...
Diverted Las Vegas flight takes over 20 hours to reach Baltimore
Diverted Las Vegas flight takes over 20 hours to reach Baltimore
Monday, July 6, 2015
Passengers who took off from Las Vegas on an approximately five-hour flight to Baltimore didn’t get there for more than 20 hours after the plane was diverted because of a possible fire. It turned out ...
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Monday By the Numbers: How winning ‘Next Travel Star’ vote didn’t help Ricky Moreno; Amazing Johnathan’s heartfelt display
Monday, July 6, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers examines how a fan vote in a national TV contest mattered little to the contest’s outcome, touches on the announced residency of superstar Diana Ross at the Venetian and swings by ...
First luxury home being built in Henderson mountains
First luxury home being built in Henderson mountains
Monday, July 6, 2015
Ascaya, the long-delayed luxury-home community blasted out of the Henderson mountains, is getting its first house. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled Tuesday to celebrate construction of the first home at ...

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