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Feb. 5, 2016

12:38 p.m.

Nevada declares teacher shortage emergency to boost out-of-state hiring
Nevada declares teacher shortage emergency to boost out-of-state hiring
Nevada is declaring its teacher shortage as an emergency, a move that allows vacancy-filled schools to hire teachers from out of state who aren't yet licensed locally. Gov. Brian Sandoval ...

12:29 p.m.

Cosmopolitan opens new, bigger race and sports book
Cosmopolitan opens new, bigger race and sports book
The Cosmopolitan has opened a new race and sports book on its casino floor, the Strip resort announced today. The new space is more than ...

11:25 a.m.

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12:19 p.m.

Keith Moyer named editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal
Keith Moyer named editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal
The family of billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson says the Las Vegas Review-Journal has a new editor. Review-Journal publisher Craig A. Moon said in a statement Friday that ...

10:37 a.m.

Metro seeking suspects in 2 home-invasion robberies
Metro seeking suspects in 2 home-invasion robberies
Metro Police are looking for three suspects in a pair of home-invasion robberies last month in the east valley. The first robbery was reported ...

9:09 a.m.

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11:37 a.m.

Photo: Lakeisha Nicole Holloway, 24, of Oregon enters the
Hearing postponed for woman in fatal Strip sidewalk crash
A 24-year-old woman accused of intentionally plowing a car into pedestrians on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk never made it into court, and a judge postponed her appearance. Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure says ...

2 a.m.

Photo: Carolina Panthers Luke Kuechly and Ben Jacobs stre
Silverado product Ben Jacobs takes unlikely journey to Super Bowl with Panthers
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Ben Jacobs was a practice squad player with multiple NFL teams, released a few times, and at one point, thought his next game would be in the Canadian Football League. Sunday, his journey takes him to the game that ...

Thursday

Feb. 4, 2016

2:35 p.m.

Man in wheelchair hit by car, killed at bus stop
Man in wheelchair hit by car, killed at bus stop
A 68-year-old man in a wheelchair was hit by a car and killed today at a north Las Vegas Valley bus stop. The incident was reported about 1:30 p.m. near ...

1:36 p.m.

Deal reached to restore KLAS-TV on Cox cable
Deal reached to restore KLAS-TV on Cox cable
Cable giant Cox Communications and KLAS-TV parent company Nexstar signed a new contract today to put the Las Vegas CBS affiliate back on the air. Cox spokesman ...

12:06 p.m.

Tropicana owner reports 12.7 percent net revenue growth in 4th quarter
Tropicana owner reports 12.7 percent net revenue growth in 4th quarter
Penn National Gaming, the company that runs the Tropicana and M Resort in Henderson, reported its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings today. At the Tropicana ...

11:57 a.m.

Court hearing reset in Las Vegas Strip fight-night slaying
A preliminary hearing was reset to April 6 for a 23-year-old Nevada state prison inmate facing murder charges in a fight-night slaying last May on the Las Vegas Strip. DeAngelo Mathews is already serving seven to 12 years in prison for ...

9:40 a.m.

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IBEW union in Las Vegas backs Bernie Sanders for president
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 357 today endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for president. The union, which represents ...

9:19 a.m.

Police: Man dead after crash might have had medical episode
A Las Vegas man died after he possibly suffered a medical emergency and drove into a power pole in the northwest valley Wednesday night, according to Metro Police. The accident happened about ...

8:51 a.m.

Man shot in head after dispute dies of injury
A man has died after being shot in the head this morning, according to Metro Police. The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. after two men ...

Wednesday

Feb. 3, 2016

4:42 p.m.

County approves new Wynn shopping center, convention building and pool at SLS
County approves new Wynn shopping center, convention building and pool at SLS
A new shopping center a and convention building with a rooftop pool and bar are headed to two Strip resorts under separate plans approved today by Clark County ...

4:05 p.m.

Two Henderson schools locked down after receiving threats
Two Henderson schools locked down after receiving threats
Two Henderson elementary schools were locked down this afternoon after receiving threats, according to Clark County School District Police. Police responded about 1 p.m. to the ...

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