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Man, woman out on bond after arrest with Los Angeles inmate
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Metro Police say a man and woman accused of harboring a murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Los Angeles jail last month are out on bond. Authorities arrested 37-year-old fugitive Steven Lawrence Wright at a Boulder City, Nevada, hotel ...
Two-car crash blocks McCarran Airport Connector tunnel
Two-car crash blocks McCarran Airport Connector tunnel
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
A two-car crash was blocking traffic in the northbound McCarran Airport Connector tunnel, according to Metro Police and the airport’s Twitter account. Metro responded ...
Former Adelson casino exec takes dismissal case to U.S. court
Former Adelson casino exec takes dismissal case to U.S. court
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
A former executive in billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's empire is asking a federal court in Nevada to rule on a continuing legal fight over his 2010 dismissal as ...
Ex-officer, Metro named in federal civil rights lawsuit
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
A California woman who authorities say was beaten by a police officer wearing a body camera has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking at least $225,000 from ...
Man wounded in drive-by shooting outside house
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
A man standing in his driveway Monday night was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the northwest Las Vegas Valley, according to Metro Police. The shooting took place ...
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Bishop Gorman defensive lineman verbally commits to Ohio State
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
The Bishop Gorman High football program has sent players to some of the best college teams in its rise as a national brand. Players who helped Gorman build its dynasty of seven straight state championships are ...
Woman spares son from testifying in Las Vegas hotel slaying
Monday, February 8, 2016
A woman accused of shooting her husband dead in front of their son in a downtown Las Vegas hotel room on Christmas Eve spared the boy from having to testify against her on Monday. Maria Andrea Escalante waived a preliminary hearing and will face trial in ...
Democrats back candidate to challenge GOP Sen. Scott Hammond
Monday, February 8, 2016
Nevada Senate Democrats announced today they will support lawyer Alexander Marks in his bid for Republican incumbent Sen. Scott Hammond’s seat in Senate District 18. Marks, a Las Vegas native, is an attorney for ...
Lawmaker meets with union to support citizenship drive, Hillary Clinton
Monday, February 8, 2016
Two weeks before the Nevada caucuses, the Culinary Union is ramping up efforts on a massive citizenship drive while trying to stay out of the battle between Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for ...
Hiker suffers apparent medical episode, dies at Red Rock Canyon
Monday, February 8, 2016
A man died Sunday afternoon while hiking at Red Rock Canyon National Recreation Area after suffering what appeared to be a medical episode, according to Metro Police. Metro’s Search and Rescue team ...
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Wynn Las Vegas to open new poker room in May
Monday, February 8, 2016
Wynn Las Vegas is moving its poker room to a larger location that will debut at the end of May. The resort announced today that its new 8,600-square-foot poker room will be next to ...
Three injured when car drives into massage center
Three injured when car drives into massage center
Monday, February 8, 2016
Three people were taken to a hospital this morning after a car crashed into a central valley massage center, according to Metro Police. Metro responded ...
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MGM Resorts announces board members for real estate investment trust
Monday, February 8, 2016
MGM Resorts International today revealed the names of seven people who will sit on the board of its planned real estate investment trust. The board of the trust, commonly known as a REIT, will be ...
Flavor Flav pleads no contest to DUI charge in Las Vegas
Flavor Flav pleads no contest to DUI charge in Las Vegas
Monday, February 8, 2016
The entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor driving under the influence in Las Vegas, marking the second plea in two weeks involving similar charges in Nevada. The 56-year-old rapper and reality television star acknowledged ...
Second driver in January red-light crash dies
Second driver in January red-light crash dies
Monday, February 8, 2016
A motorist who ran a red light last month and collided with a car, killing the other driver, has also died, according to Metro Police. Victor Javier Sandoval, 33, of Las Vegas ...

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