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Division of Insurance announces 2016 health care insurance rate hikes
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
The Nevada Division of Insurance has announced a rate increase for health insurance in 2016. Rates for small businesses and their employees will increase 5 percent next year, while ...
Las Vegas man pleads guilty in staged-crash scheme
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
A 23-year-old Las Vegas man has pleaded guilty to insurance fraud after participating in staged car crashes that cost auto insurance companies and others more than $10,000, Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced today. Esgar Chavarin was a passenger in ...
Clark County Commission votes for reprieve for Moapa zoo
Clark County Commission votes for reprieve for Moapa zoo
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Roos-n-More is getting another chance. The Clark County Zoning Commission voted unanimously at its Wednesday meeting to reconsider the Moapa zoo’s application for special use permits, which it ...
Metro Police investigating shooting in southwest valley
Metro Police investigating shooting in southwest valley
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Authorities think a shooting victim found at a southwest valley home today was shot earlier in the morning at another location, according to Metro Police. Police got a call about 9 a.m. reporting that a shooting victim was found ...
Man wounded in early morning shooting in west valley
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
A man was in the hospital after a shooting in the west valley early this morning, according to Metro Police. Police responded about 1:30 a.m. to the 2000 block of ...
School District says student can start anti-abortion club
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
A Las Vegas area high school student will be allowed to start an anti-abortion club on campus after filing a lawsuit against the school district. The Thomas More Society, which is representing ...
Traffic roundup: Motorcyclist killed in northwest valley crash
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a vehicle in the northwest valley Wednesday night ...
Las Vegas City Council tables vote on downtown street performances
Las Vegas City Council tables vote on downtown street performances
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Dozens of impersonators, balloon artists, musicians and sometimes scantily-clad street performers say they still have concerns about a Las Vegas effort to tame the often rowdy gauntlet of downtown entertainers turning off some tourists. The Las Vegas City Council voted ...
Photo: Alan Dershowitz, a professor at Harvard Law School
Sands China recruits Alan Dershowitz for lawsuit appeal
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Lawyers for Sands China Ltd. are relying on well-known attorney Alan Dershowitz in arguing for the dismissal of a wrongful termination lawsuit being pursued against the company in ...
Traffic roundup: Teen hit by vehicle in North Las Vegas has died
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
A teen who was hit by a vehicle in North Las Vegas this afternoon has died ...
Photo: Lawns landscaped for water conservation in the Nev
New ad campaign pushes ‘sexy’ watering habits
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas. The Southern Nevada Water Authority this week launched a campaign on television, radio, print and social media themed ...
Police: Man, 50, may have been shot to death in burglary
Police: Man, 50, may have been shot to death in burglary
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
A 50-year-old Las Vegas man was shot in the head and died at a northwest valley house, possibly during a burglary, according to Metro Police and the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Todd Tipton was found dead about ...
Clark County Commission passes More Cops sales tax hike
Clark County Commission passes More Cops sales tax hike
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The Clark County Commission has approved increasing the sales tax rate from 8.1 percent to 8.15 percent starting in January to pay for more than 100 new officers at ...
Hysterical woman shows up at school, prompts lockdown
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
A high school was temporarily locked down today after a hysterical woman, apparently the victim of a crime and possibly carrying a hammer, showed up at the building, according to Clark County School District and Metro police. Metro Police received ...
Nevada gets $10.8 million grant for childhood mental health services
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services has been selected to receive a nearly $11 million federal grant to expand mental health services for children and tweak the delivery model, officials announced today. The goal of the grant ...

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