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May 1, 2015

3:21 p.m.

Armed, possibly suicidal man prompts closure of Las Vegas interstate
An armed and possibly suicidal man caused the brief closure of part of Interstate 15 this afternoon, Metro Police said. Police were called about 1:10 p.m. to ...

2:49 p.m.

Blues legend B.B. King in hospice at his home in Las Vegas
Blues legend B.B. King in hospice at his home in Las Vegas
Blues legend B.B. King was in hospice care Friday at his home in Las Vegas. The 89-year-old musician posted thanks on his official website for fans' well-wishes and prayers after ...

1:17 p.m.

Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson testifies for 2nd day in wrongful firing case
Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson testifies for 2nd day in wrongful firing case
Sheldon Adelson testified Friday he isn't sure where he was when he and his second-in-command at the time crafted a list of reasons to fire ...

12:55 p.m.

Nevada employment headed toward pre-recession levels
Nevada employment headed toward pre-recession levels
Nevada’s jobs outlook continues to point up, with employment expected to return to pre-recession levels by mid-2016, Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported today. Job growth is expected to ...

12:12 p.m.

Metro Police ID officer involved in shooting
Metro Police ID officer involved in shooting
A Metro Police officer who shot a man while responding to a report of a suspicious person Wednesday has been identified as Thomas Moore, a 25-year veteran of the force, police said. Moore, 50, who is assigned to ...

10:36 a.m.

North Las Vegas officers cleared in fatal shooting of gunman
Two North Las Vegas police officers have been cleared in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old man who investigators say abandoned a car in a stranger's driveway and used a stolen gun to wound one of the officers during ...

10:22 a.m.

Telethon that Jerry Lewis memorably ran for decades pulls the plug
Telethon that Jerry Lewis memorably ran for decades pulls the plug
The Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon is ending its annual Labor Day telethon, a television tradition for decades that has slowly disappeared from view since ...

9:21 a.m.

Person found dead after fire in motor home
Person found dead after fire in motor home
Firefighters found a person dead after putting out a blaze Thursday in a motor home behind a residence east of the Strip, Clark County Fire Department officials said. The fire was reported about ...

Thursday

April 30, 2015

4:17 p.m.

Photo: Vehicles come and go from the front entrance of Su
Boyd CEO sees positive signs for Las Vegas in 1st quarter
Boyd Gaming, the Las Vegas-based casino company whose local properties include the Orleans, Suncoast and the California, reported its first-quarter earnings today. Its downtown Las Vegas casinos reported net revenue of ...

4:03 p.m.

Photo: An exterior view of University Medical Center Wedn
UMC lab named among best in the nation
University Medical Center’s laboratory has been named one of the best in the nation, according to a medical industry publication. Medical Laboratory Observer designated ...

3:36 p.m.

Police locate 2 men sought after shooting outside rehab center
Metro Police say two people who had been sought in a shooting that killed a woman outside her workplace almost two weeks ago have been located. Officer Laura Meltzer said Thursday that ...

11:55 a.m.

Officials: Mom killed in shootout had drugs in her system
Officials: Mom killed in shootout had drugs in her system
A Las Vegas mother killed in a neighborhood shootout had a powerful pain medication and a common anti-anxiety muscle relaxant in her system before her organs were donated. That's according to ...

10:55 a.m.

Wynn Resorts: Elaine Wynn received only 17.1 percent of shareholder vote
Wynn Resorts: Elaine Wynn received only 17.1 percent of shareholder vote
Elaine Wynn secured just 17.1 percent of the vote in her failed campaign for reelection to the board of Wynn Resorts, according to ...

8:44 a.m.

Photo: Britney Spears, with Planet Hollywood, Ballys Las
Britney Spears takes a spill on Planet Hollywood stage
An onstage ankle injury has pop star Britney Spears rescheduling her Friday and Saturday night performances on the Las Vegas Strip so she doesn't, oops, do it again ...

8:28 a.m.

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Fewer Las Vegas visitors in March, 3.6 million total
Tourism officials say the number of visitors to Las Vegas dropped off in March to 3.62 million people. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority released ...

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