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Metro Police motorcycle officer injured in crash
Friday, April 17, 2015
A Metro Police officer suffered minor injuries today after crashing his motorcycle in the northwest valley, police said. The officer crashed about 2:45 p.m. near ...
MountainView Hospital to host health fair Saturday
Friday, April 17, 2015
MountainView Hospital is hosting a health fair Saturday featuring free medical screenings and a display of a new robotic surgical system. The H2U (Health to You) fair will run from ...
2 weeks before Mayweather-Pacquiao, not a ticket to be seen
2 weeks before Mayweather-Pacquiao, not a ticket to be seen
Friday, April 17, 2015
Don't expect to snag a $1,500 nosebleed ticket — or any other ticket — at the box office for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. Just two weeks before the bout, tickets for the most anticipated fight in recent times have yet to ...
New appeals court could cost Nevada Supreme Court 2 justices
Friday, April 17, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court has a staffing problem. And it can thank the new Nevada Court of Appeals. Two seats on the state’s high court will be revoked if ...
Officer shoots, kills pit bull after it attacked police dog
Officer shoots, kills pit bull after it attacked police dog
Friday, April 17, 2015
law enforcement:
A pit bull shot by a Metro Police officer today after it attacked a police dog during a search for a suspect has died ...
Photo: Penn & Teller at the 21st AFAN AIDS Walk on April
Entering 25th annual AFAN AIDS walk, Penn Jillette talks ‘Ducks,’ ‘Fool Us’ and plans for Broadway
Friday, April 17, 2015
Lately, Penn Jillette has been musing about curtailing Penn & Teller’s long commitment to AFAN, as the organization preps for its 25th annual AIDS Walk. When checking the dates in the duo’s performance calendar, juggled like broken bottles in Jillette’s stage act, you can ...
Judge says FBI ruse violated rights of Las Vegas hotel guest
Judge says FBI ruse violated rights of Las Vegas hotel guest
Friday, April 17, 2015
The FBI violated the rights of a wealthy Malaysian businessman when agents posed as Internet repairmen to get into his Las Vegas suite to search for evidence of wrongdoing during the World Cup soccer tournament last summer ...
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian’s grandson, 5, suffers stroke
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian’s grandson, 5, suffers stroke
Friday, April 17, 2015
A 5-year-old boy from one of Las Vegas' most prominent families has suffered a stroke, according to his parents. The child, Jerry Tarkanian, the namesake grandson of ...
Substitute teacher accused of sex act with student
Substitute teacher accused of sex act with student
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A Clark County School District substitute teacher was arrested Wednesday after police were contacted about allegations of “inappropriate conduct” involving a juvenile , Metro Police said. Kelly Hoffman, 48, was arrested and ...
Reports: Cirque du Soleil close to sale
Reports: Cirque du Soleil close to sale
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Canadian entertainment company Cirque du Soleil will sell a majority stake to private equity firm TPG Capital and Chinese firm Fosun, according to ...
Photo: Accident reconstruction expert Rusty Haight drives
Bill would let juries consider seatbelt use in taxi crash lawsuits
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A bill moving through the Nevada Legislature would allow juries in lawsuits about taxicab crashes to consider whether a passenger was wearing a seatbelt. The Senate Transportation Committee held ...
41 arrested in Las Vegas in roundup of most dangerous fugitives
41 arrested in Las Vegas in roundup of most dangerous fugitives
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A six-week operation focused on apprehending the most dangerous felony fugitives resulted in 41 arrests in the Las Vegas Valley and more than 7,100 nationwide, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Additionally, 10 missing children were ...
Photo: Mojave Max
A sure sign of spring: Mojave Max emerges from burrow
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Mojave Max, the famous Southern Nevada desert tortoise, emerged from his burrow at 2:17 p.m. today, marking the beginning of spring weather. This is the second latest Mojave Max has ...
Anthony replaced as Las Vegas mayor’s No. 2 after failed challenge
Anthony replaced as Las Vegas mayor’s No. 2 after failed challenge
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony lost his campaign for mayor against incumbent Carolyn Goodman last week, and today he lost his post as her second-in-command on the council. After briefly thanking Anthony for ...
Man injured in wreck near Las Vegas welcome sign dies at hospital
Man injured in wreck near Las Vegas welcome sign dies at hospital
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
A motorist injured earlier this month in a three-vehicle wreck near the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign has died, Metro Police said today. Russell Slouffman, Jr., 21, of Las Vegas suffered ...

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