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July 30, 2016

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July 30, 2016

2 a.m.

Photo: Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler flexes for the
Lawler, Woodley fight for welterweight title at UFC 201
The UFC can hang an "under new management" sign on the octagon. The new era under the Hollywood entertainment conglomerate WME-IMG banner kicks off Saturday with ...

2 a.m.

Photo: Vacant land is shown near the corner of Carey Aven
New vision for North Las Vegas under Choice Neighborhood Initiative
The process began in January 2015, when the city received a $485,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The two-year planning grant requires the city to work directly with residents to craft a new vision that focuses on improving housing, educational and job opportunities as well as creating ...


July 29, 2016

3:50 p.m.

Photo: Metro Police say they are looking for three men in
Police looking for suspects in jewelry store heist
Metro Police are looking for three men who robbed a jewelry store in the southwest valley last week. They went into the store on July 21, displayed ...

3:28 p.m.

Ex-con gets life in prison in cop impersonation rapes
Ex-con gets life in prison in cop impersonation rapes
A 50-year-old ex-convict has been sentenced as a career criminal to spend the rest of his life in Nevada state prison for impersonating a police officer and raping prostitutes. Mark Picozzi was sentenced ...

3:09 p.m.

Authorities ID woman killed in rollover crash
A woman who died in a rollover crash Thursday near Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area has been identified by ...

2:09 p.m.

The latest: Court hears church-state concerns over vouchers
The Latest on Nevada Supreme Court arguments about whether a broad program to allow public money to fund parents' choice to send children to ...

2:05 p.m.

Man arrested on counts of kidnapping, sex trafficking
SWAT officers raided an east valley house Thursday night and arrested a man on counts of kidnapping, sex assault and sex trafficking, according to ...

1:43 p.m.

Small plane makes emergency landing on south valley street
A small airplane made an emergency landing on a south valley street today after the pilot reported mechanical issues, authorities said. No one was injured and ...

1:33 p.m.

After scorching week, temperatures starting to drop
After a week of scorching heat that saw a two-decade-old record fall, temperatures are starting to cool off, and Monday’s high should barely crack ...

12:48 p.m.

Photo: ESA voucher protestors rally outside the Regional
Demonstrators square off as court hears school-choice arguments
Dueling chants of “we want choice” and “public money, public schools” set the stage for today’s landmark state Supreme Court hearing over the fate of Nevada’s sweeping Education Savings Account Program. Hundreds of supporters and ...

11:02 a.m.

Allegiant Air buying 12 newly built planes
Allegiant Air buying 12 newly built planes
Allegiant Air, long known for flying only hand-me-down aircraft, is adding a crop of newly built planes to its fleet for the first time. The ultra-low-cost carrier said today ...

10:38 a.m.

Motorcyclist dies in crash after hitting curb
A motorcyclist was killed Thursday after he hit a curb on Galleria Drive in Henderson and was thrown from the bike, according to ...

10:21 a.m.

Longtime Sun pressman Raymond Leland Calhoon dies at 73
Raymond Leland Calhoon, the patriarch of a family whose Southern Nevada roots date to the late 19th century and a longtime ...


July 28, 2016

3:04 p.m.

Nevada’s Kihuen says Trump stokes fear of immigrants
Nevada’s Kihuen says Trump stokes fear of immigrants
State Sen. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada took his congressional campaign to the national stage today, delivering a version of his traditional stump speech to an audience of …

2:32 p.m.

Coroner IDs 4-month-old found at Boulder Highway hotel
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a 4-month-old boy found dead Tuesday at an extended-stay hotel. Jax Ewing of Las Vegas was found about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday at ...