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April 24, 2015

12:38 p.m.

The GOP hopefuls and the billionaire donor: How their views align
The GOP hopefuls and the billionaire donor: How their views align
In today’s political age, when candidates take a stand on an issue, they have to consider more than just how their views will play with voters. Politicians often have to weigh how their policies will go over with billionaire donors who can buoy or sink campaigns. That's because a 2010 Supreme Court decision lifted major pieces of campaign finance law and opened the door for billionaires to spend unlimited amounts of money influencing campaigns ...

10:04 a.m.

Coroner IDs man, 19, killed in car crash
A 19-year-old man who died Thursday after the car he was driving hit a light pole in the west valley has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Alexander Kuckenbecker of Las Vegas. Kuckenbecker was driving ...

9:30 a.m.

Elaine Wynn loses fight to stay on board of Wynn Resorts
Elaine Wynn loses fight to stay on board of Wynn Resorts
Elaine Wynn lost her fierce campaign to keep her seat on the board of Wynn Resorts today after stockholders voted in favor of two candidates endorsed by the company. Stockholders gathered this morning ...

9:16 a.m.

Man stabbed on Las Vegas Strip; 3 people detained
Man stabbed on Las Vegas Strip; 3 people detained
Three people were being detained in connection with an early morning stabbing on the Strip, Metro Police said. Police received a call about 12:45 a.m. from a man ...

8:51 a.m.

Person shot, wounded in attempted robbery near UNLV
Person shot, wounded in attempted robbery near UNLV
A person was shot early today in an attempted robbery near UNLV after a suspect approached two people walking along the street and asked for money, according to police ...

Thursday

April 23, 2015

4:11 p.m.

Photo: Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star in Fifty Shad
Dates announced for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ sequels
Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele are returning to the big screen. Universal Pictures said Thursday the "Fifty Shades of Grey" stars will reprise their roles in the sequels "Fifty Shades Darker" to be released on Feb. 10, 2017, and "Fifty Shades Freed" on Feb. 9, 2018. The announcement was made ...

3:28 p.m.

Traffic signals, crosswalks installed at Las Vegas welcome sign
Traffic signals, crosswalks installed at Las Vegas welcome sign
With the flip of a switch, two new traffic signals were activated along Las Vegas Boulevard today, making it safer for pedestrians crossing the street to get to the ...

2:52 p.m.

One dead in single-vehicle crash on Charleston Boulevard
One dead in single-vehicle crash on Charleston Boulevard
The Las Vegas teen was driving a 1992 BMW 318i east on West Charleston Boulevard at a high speed and lost control, causing the car to rotate and strike the pole ...

1:47 p.m.

Photo: Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Manny Pacqu
Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets sell out in seconds
If the action in the ring between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is anywhere near as frenetic as the pace with which tickets were sold on Thursday, then it could turn into one of the greatest fights in history. With just 500 seats made available ...

1:35 p.m.

Joseph Brown resigns from Nevada Gaming Commission
Nevada Gaming Commissioner Joseph Brown is stepping down from his post on the top regulatory body for the casino industry. Brown has been a member of the Gaming Commission for more than ...

1:11 p.m.

Gaming Commission approves sale of Gold Strike in Jean
Gaming Commission approves sale of Gold Strike in Jean
Nevada gaming regulators today signed off on the new ownership of the Gold Strike casino, paving the way for associated development along the freeway in the area ...

11:31 a.m.

Police: Boy, 11, arrested after accidentally firing gun in elementary school
Police: Boy, 11, arrested after accidentally firing gun in elementary school
An 11-year-old student was arrested Wednesday after he accidentally fired a handgun as he reached into a backpack at Deskin Elementary School, shooting ...

10:11 a.m.

Girl, 14, in human trafficking case back in Las Vegas
A 14-year-old girl who authorities say was brought to North Dakota in a human trafficking case has returned home to Las Vegas. Las Vegas police say the girl was located in town Wednesday. The teen girl's mother ...

9:10 a.m.

Police: Man arrested at bus stop in Henderson bank robbery
Police: Man arrested at bus stop in Henderson bank robbery
A 51-year-old man was arrested at a bus stop Wednesday in connection with a robbery just before noon the same day at ...

8:27 a.m.

Woman accusing Metro Police, officer of excessive force
Woman accusing Metro Police, officer of excessive force
A 21-year-old Los Angeles fashion designer is suing Las Vegas police and an officer she says smashed her face into a glass table during her arrest last August outside ...

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