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Jan. 25, 2015

1:21 p.m.

Man found in North Las Vegas drainage ditch identified as Henderson resident
A man whose body was found in a North Las Vegas drainage ditch earlier this month has been identified as 18-year-old Hussein Abdelgilil.

Friday

Jan. 23, 2015

4:38 p.m.

Man injured in rollover accident
A man was taken to the hospital after a rollover accident this afternoon near Bonanza and Mojave roads, police said. Police received a report about ...

4:19 p.m.

Nevada getting $600 million to clean up industrial sites
The state Environmental Protection Division said today it will receive more than $600 million as part of a court settlement to prevent pollution of the Colorado River and Lake Mead. A $5 billion nationwide settlement ...

3:58 p.m.

Student at Valley High School confirmed with measles
A student at Valley High School was confirmed to have measles this week, Clark County School District officials said today. It’s the first confirmed case in Southern Nevada since ...

3:09 p.m.

Photo: Serenity now: M Resort's Daydream Pool
Las Vegas casinos hiring for summer pool season
Competition to land a summer gig in Las Vegas’ bustling pool club scene is fierce. But as preparations for the pool season ramp up, resorts rolled out more job opportunities this week at pools and dayclubs. Here’s a look at some of the ...

2:29 p.m.

Metro Police detective accused of attempted sexual assault
Metro Police detective accused of attempted sexual assault
A Metro Police detective was arrested Thursday on counts including attempted sexual assault and battery after allegedly fighting with a woman over a fee for ...

1:30 p.m.

Nevada AG fighting new trial in slaying of FBI agent
Nevada AG fighting new trial in slaying of FBI agent
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt said today his office has filed an appeal to stop the release of death row inmate Jose Echavarria, convicted of the 1990 murder of an FBI agent during a bank robbery in Las Vegas . U.S. District Court Judge Miranda Du has ordered ...

12:01 p.m.

Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson to lead China subsidiary
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson to lead China subsidiary
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson will take the same title at his company's subsidiary in Macau, Asia's gambling mecca near Hong Kong. Sands China Ltd. announced Friday that ...

11:23 a.m.

Officials warn of scammers posing as Las Vegas airport workers
Officials warn of scammers posing as Las Vegas airport workers
Scammers are posing as airport employees via email to lure people into sending them money, Clark County officials said this morning. In the scheme, recipients are told ...

10:52 a.m.

Metro Police investigating man’s death as a suicide
Metro Police investigating man’s death as a suicide
Metro Police homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man found this morning in the 2800 block of Stewart Avenue as a suicide, officials said. Police responded ...

10:28 a.m.

Coroner IDs pedestrian killed while running across I-15
Coroner IDs pedestrian killed while running across I-15
A pedestrian hit by a pickup truck on Interstate 15 was running across the northbound lanes of the highway when he was struck ...

8:53 a.m.

Photo: Guide Neil Jurgensen, left, helps volunteer Ken Lo
Volunteers sought for homeless tally in Las Vegas area
Organizers say volunteers are still needed for next week's eighth annual effort to count every person living on the streets in and around Las Vegas. The Southern Nevada Homeless Census is scheduled ...

8:24 a.m.

Woman, 56, hit by car, critically injured crossing street
Woman, 56, hit by car, critically injured crossing street
A 56-year-old woman was hit by a car and critically injured Thursday night while crossing Charleston Boulevard, Metro Police said. The accident, which remains under investigation, was ...

Thursday

Jan. 22, 2015

7 p.m.

Las Vegas ranked among least healthy cities
Las Vegas ranked among least healthy cities
Las Vegas is a mecca for many things, but health does not appear to be one of them. The BetterDoctor.com Healthy Cities Index ranked Las Vegas the seventh least healthy metro area in the nation. A high number of uninsured residents and poor ...

4:25 p.m.

Implosion to take down Clarion Hotel off Las Vegas Strip
Implosion to take down Clarion Hotel off Las Vegas Strip
The Clarion Hotel and Casino off the Las Vegas Strip is expected to collapse in an early-morning Feb. 10 implosion. Clark County spokesman Dan Kulin said Thursday the planned explosive demolition is scheduled ...

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