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Flash flood warning issued for Dolan Springs area
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A flash flood warning has been issued for south-central Clark County, which includes the area of Dolan Springs and Chloride, until 3:45 p.m. as a thunderstorm moves...
Overturned truck snarls traffic on I-15 at Blue Diamond Road
Overturned truck snarls traffic on I-15 at Blue Diamond Road
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
An overturned concrete mixer truck is causing heavy delays on Interstate 15 near Blue Diamond Road, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Troopers responded to reports...
Calif. police sergeant accused of soliciting undercover Las Vegas officer
Calif. police sergeant accused of soliciting undercover Las Vegas officer
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A police sergeant from Glendale, Calif., was arrested earlier this month after he allegedly solicited sex from an undercover Las Vegas police officer, according to ...
Police cleared in shooting of stranger discovered by homeowner on couch
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Metro Police have been cleared in the shooting death of a stranger who a homeowner discovered sitting on his couch wearing only...
Coroner IDs victim in fatal stabbing; 3 sought
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Authorities have identified a 25-year-old man who was stabbed to death over the weekend in Las Vegas. Clark County coroner's officials say...
Bail set for former guard charged in prison phone-smuggling case
Bail set for former guard charged in prison phone-smuggling case
Monday, August 18, 2014
A Las Vegas judge today set bail at $50,000 for a former prison guard facing felony charges for allegedly smuggling cellphones into the cell of an inmate awaiting trial in a deadly Strip shooting and crash. The judge also ordered ...
Photo: A rendering of the Project Neon Downtown Gateway.
State dumps public-private financing for massive I-15 project
Monday, August 18, 2014
The Nevada Department of Transportation today scrapped plans to use private financing to pay for major overhauls to Interstate 15 in Las Vegas over concerns about affordability. The department instead opted to go with ...
Firefighters rescue 2 trapped in car after rollover crash
Firefighters rescue 2 trapped in car after rollover crash
Monday, August 18, 2014
Two people were taken to the hospital this afternoon after a rollover crash in front of Tivoli Village, near Rampart Boulevard and Alta Drive, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. Firefighters responded at...
Photo: Joanie Spina.
Longtime assistant to magician David Copperfield dies at 61
Monday, August 18, 2014
Joanie Spina, longtime assistant to magician David Copperfield, died Sunday at a Houston hospital while awaiting lung and liver transplants. She was 61. Spina, a Las Vegas resident who also coached young magicians and an aspiring filmmaker, suffered from pulmonary fibrosis, an incurable lung disease. She also had been...
Man missing after jumping from boat into Lake Mohave
Monday, August 18, 2014
A Southern California man who disappeared after he jumped from a boat into Lake Mohave on Saturday afternoon remains missing, according to the National Park Service. The 31-year-old man apparently began...
Woman accused in fatal crime spree pleads not guilty
Woman accused in fatal crime spree pleads not guilty
Monday, August 18, 2014
A woman accused of carrying out a crime spree in a southeast valley neighborhood that left two people dead pleaded not guilty today in Clark County District Court. Natasha Jackson, 35, faces charges that...
Coroner IDs teen who was shot, fell from vehicle
Monday, August 18, 2014
Authorities have identified a teenager who was shot dead and fell out of the passenger side of a vehicle over the weekend in Las Vegas. Clark County coroner's officials say 17-year-old Las Vegas resident Demario Charles Hughes died of...
Metro Police investigating fatal stabbing
Metro Police investigating fatal stabbing
Monday, August 18, 2014
Metro Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that happened Sunday evening in the eastern valley, officials said. A 911 caller reported a stabbing at 6:17 p.m. in the ...
2 former water park workers accused of theft
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Two former employees of a Las Vegas water park have been arrested on suspicion they stole $116,000 from the amusement park. Matthew Ward, 20, and Nicole Vigna, 23, are charged with...
1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting outside restaurant
1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting outside restaurant
Saturday, August 16, 2014
A woman was killed and another injured in an early morning shooting in the parking lot of a west valley restaurant, according to Metro Police. A man identified as ...

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