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May 22, 2015

7 p.m.

Admirers of legendary bluesman B.B. King pay respects in Las Vegas
Admirers of legendary bluesman B.B. King pay respects in Las Vegas
The line snaked from the chapel at Palm Mortuary and down the sidewalk along Jones Boulevard as people waited to get a final glimpse of King. Metro Police closed off ...

12:48 p.m.

Person critically injured in hang glider crash
A hang glider crashed in the desert in the northwest valley, critically injuring one person, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. The crash, which happened ...

12:07 p.m.

Las Vegas freeway ramps reopen after 5.3-magnitude earthquake
Las Vegas freeway ramps reopen after 5.3-magnitude earthquake
A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck a rural area of Southern Nevada, shaking buildings more than 100 miles away and shutting down a busy Las Vegas interchange as ...

10:50 a.m.

Agassi prep teacher fired, faces sex assault charge
Agassi prep teacher fired, faces sex assault charge
The Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy says it has fired a special education teacher after she and her ex-boyfriend were arrested ...

10:18 a.m.

Throngs expected to pay respects to blues legend B.B. King in Las Vegas
Throngs expected to pay respects to blues legend B.B. King in Las Vegas
Like loyal roadies scrambling about a stage, the staff at the Palm Mortuary west of the Strip rushed this week to ensure that B.B. King's last big public appearance comes off without a hitch. They've cleaned the chapel carpet, mapped out security, researched their duties and answered the phone calls that haven't stopped coming from grieving ...

8:28 a.m.

Census population estimates push Las Vegas up a spot to No. 29
Census population estimates push Las Vegas up a spot to No. 29
U.S. Census Bureau estimates show Las Vegas grew by nearly 10,000 people last year, kicking the city up another spot to 29 among the most populated places in the United States. The increase represented ...

Thursday

May 21, 2015

2:21 p.m.

Flavor Flav arrested in Las Vegas, suspected of impaired driving
Flavor Flav arrested in Las Vegas, suspected of impaired driving
Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas early Thursday on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having ...

2:14 p.m.

Metro Police shoot dog after report of attack
Metro Police shoot dog after report of attack
Metro Police shot a dog today after officers responded to reports that two dogs attacked a person in the southeast valley, officials said. Officers responded to the report about 12:40 a.m. in the 4700 block of Sheppard Drive and encountered ...

1:43 p.m.

Sandoval signs bill allowing for skill in slot machines
Sandoval signs bill allowing for skill in slot machines
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office today announced that he signed legislation paving the way for the state gaming industry to incorporate skill into slot machines. Senate Bill 9 directs Nevada gaming regulators to ...

1:29 p.m.

Co-defendant in neighborhood slaying case gets new lawyers
Co-defendant in neighborhood slaying case gets new lawyers
One co-defendant was represented Thursday by new lawyers, and a judge gave him and a 19-year-old accused of shooting a Las Vegas mother to death a hearing date for pretrial arguments. Attorneys Joshua Tomsheck and Roy Nelson ...

10:16 a.m.

NLV Police issue 239 citations in operation targeting speeders
NLV Police issue 239 citations in operation targeting speeders
North Las Vegas Police issued 239 citations during a week of saturation patrols on major roads with a history of speeding and traffic crashes, officials said. The operation, conducted ...

9:27 a.m.

Police rearrest man who escaped from officers
Metro Police say they've captured a man who escaped from officers Wednesday afternoon shortly after he was arrested. Officer Laura Meltzer, a police spokeswoman, says officers arrested 30-year-old Nicholas Boland around 5 p.m. Wednesday because ...

Wednesday

May 20, 2015

4:14 p.m.

Parents say NLV teacher barred using Bible verse in homework
Parents say NLV teacher barred using Bible verse in homework
Parents of a sixth-grader at a public charter school in North Las Vegas want an apology after they say a teacher barred their daughter from using ...

3:53 p.m.

Teamsters picket outside SLS Las Vegas for valet workers
Teamsters picket outside SLS Las Vegas for valet workers
A union representing valet workers is calling its latest protest against SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino a strike although none of the hotel's workers are on the picket line. Teamsters Local 986 said ...

3:17 p.m.

Las Vegas city manager gets $38,500 raise
Las Vegas city manager gets $38,500 raise
Las Vegas City Manager Betsy Fretwell received her second raise in less than a year today. The City Council voted to increase her pay by ...

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