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Sept. 20, 2014

1:29 a.m.

Photo: Las Vegas quarterback Trevor Swenson #13 is sacked
Bash of the Titans: Physical Palo Verde pushes past fellow power Las Vegas
high school football: Jaren Campbell leads Panthers' aggressive assault on both sides of the ball
Any football matchup between Palo Verde and Las Vegas High beckons memories of a decade ago when the two crosstown schools were the city’s preeminent powers and regularly clashed late in the playoffs. The Panthers and the Wildcats took the throwback theme to an extreme Friday night, inducing nostalgia not only because of their history but also with their style of play...

Friday

Sept. 19, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Photo: This Sept. 19, 2011, photo shows the Trump Taj Mah
Ultimate leaving New Jersey online gambling market
New Jersey's fledgling Internet gambling market lost its first provider Friday when Ultimate Gaming accused its partner, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, of multiple contract breaches and said it is pulling out of New Jersey. Ultimate says it is owed ...

4:17 p.m.

Prosecutor: Charges weren’t ready before suspect in casino crash killed himself
Prosecutor: Charges weren’t ready before suspect in casino crash killed himself
Drug tests weren't back yet, and criminal charges weren't ready to be filed against a man who got out of jail and committed suicide after he was accused of ...

4:03 p.m.

Coroner IDs man killed in car, motorcycle collision
A man killed when a motorcycle and car collided Thursday night in North Las Vegas has been identified as Eric James Howell, 19, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Howell died of ...

3:36 p.m.

Coroner IDs man killed in double shooting at apartment complex
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who died in a double shooting at a valley apartment complex Thursday morning as Arnoldo Hermosillo, 25, of Las Vegas. Hermosillo died of ...

3 p.m.

School locked down because of nearby police activity
A school in North Las Vegas was locked down this afternoon as police responded to a barricade situation nearby, authorities said. John Tartan Elementary School ...

2:47 p.m.

Cliven Bundy says no proof cow in crash lawsuit was his
Cliven Bundy says no proof cow in crash lawsuit was his
A Southern Nevada rancher whose backers faced down federal agents during a cattle roundup in April now says he's seen no proof that his cow caused ...

2:40 p.m.

Four-vehicle crash slowing traffic on I-15 near Cheyenne
Four-vehicle crash slowing traffic on I-15 near Cheyenne
A four-vehicle crash on Interstate 15 near Cheyenne Avenue is causing traffic delays, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The wreck, which occurred just south of the Cheyenne off-ramp, was ...

1:32 p.m.

Coroner: No crime in fetus found in freezer case
Coroner: No crime in fetus found in freezer case
The coroner in Las Vegas says no crime was committed by a woman who kept the remains of her miscarried pregnancy in a jar in the freezer for nearly a year. Medical examiners determined ...

11:56 a.m.

Photo: The Eastside Cannery on Boulder Highway.
Eastside Cannery gets new general manager
The Eastside Cannery, a locals-oriented casino in the southeast valley, announced a new general manager today. Cannery Casino Resorts, which owns the property on Boulder Highway, said ...

7:46 a.m.

Nevada jobless rate ticks down to 6-year low
Nevada’s unemployment rate inched down to 7.6 percent in August, its lowest rate in six years. That’s 2.2 percent lower than ...

Thursday

Sept. 18, 2014

3:59 p.m.

Photo: UNLV acting President Don Snyder presents his Stat
Snyder lays out his vision for UNLV of tomorrow
Change is on the horizon at UNLV, acting President Don Snyder said today during his State of University address. Snyder laid out his vision for UNLV’s future. He said that by 2034, he envisions ...

3:21 p.m.

Questions emerge after driver freed in Stratosphere crash commits suicide
Questions emerge after driver freed in Stratosphere crash commits suicide
A hotel room suicide of a man who was freed from jail after being accused of intentionally crashing his vehicle into the Stratosphere and declaring he wanted to ...

3:14 p.m.

Police find $200,000 of marijuana plants at rental house
Police find $200,000 of marijuana plants at rental house
A 35-year-old man was arrested today after police say they discovered about 100 marijuana plants valued at roughly $200,000 in his southwest Las Vegas rental ...

2:26 p.m.

Police find fetus in freezer while searching apartment
Police find fetus in freezer while searching apartment
Officers made a bizarre discovery — a jar containing a human fetus — when they stopped at a Las Vegas apartment ...

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