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Aug. 21, 2014

11:29 a.m.

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12:05 p.m.

Motorcyclist crashes after speeding away from police, authorities say
Motorcyclist crashes after speeding away from police, authorities say
A motorcyclist who sped off this morning after a Metro Police officer tried to make a traffic stop crashed and was seriously injured, authorities said. A Metro officer attempted ...

11:09 a.m.

Photo: The entrance to University Medical Center's trauma
Layoffs at University Medical Center called necessary, overdue
Layoffs at University Medical Center are expected to save $21 million in the next nine months and help make the public hospital more sustainable, officials said today. “This isn’t something we want to do, but there’s an understanding of why we’re doing it,” CEO Lawrence Barnard said, reflecting on some of the reactions he’s gotten from hospital staff. “We need to structure ourselves in a way that’s sustainable.” The layoffs eliminated ...

10:39 a.m.

Coroner IDs man killed in crash on Boulder Highway
A man killed in a car wreck on Boulder Highway near Russell Road on Wednesday has been identified as ...

10:03 a.m.

SLS signals better times for Las Vegas Strip, broker says
SLS signals better times for Las Vegas Strip, broker says
The opening of SLS Las Vegas this weekend signals better prospects for development on the Strip, although it probably won’t usher in a pre-recession craze. That was one message delivered Wednesday by ...

8:46 a.m.

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9:22 a.m.

Photo: Philadelphia pitcher Mo'ne Davis delivers in the f
Mo’ne Davis, Las Vegas Little League showdown brings big TV ratings
Mountain Ridge Little League’s game Wednesday was the most watched in the history of the Little League World Series on ESPN, the network announced today. ESPN has ...

8:24 a.m.

Coroner IDs man dead in apparent murder-suicide
Authorities have identified a 69-year-old man accused of killing a woman in Las Vegas before shooting himself dead. Clark County coroner's officials have identified the suspect as ...

Wednesday

Aug. 20, 2014

3:03 p.m.

Photo: Rainfall in Las Vegas on August 20, 2014.
Flash flooding warning issued for Henderson
The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm and flash food warnings for areas in and near the Las Vegas Valley. A severe thunderstorm warning was...

2:42 p.m.

1 person injured in rollover crash near downtown
One person was injured this afternoon in a two-vehicle crash near downtown in which...

1:17 p.m.

Another valley Albertsons grocery store set to close
Another valley Albertsons grocery store set to close
Another Albertsons grocery store is closing in the Las Vegas Valley. The Albertsons at the northwest corner of Green Valley Parkway and Sunset Road in Henderson is ...

10:19 a.m.

Police seeking woman in convenience store theft
Metro Police are searching for ​a woman they say grabbed merchandise from a west valley convenience store without paying earlier this month.

9:33 a.m.

Robbers hold up employees at grocery store gaming area
Robbers hold up employees at grocery store gaming area
Two people, each armed with a handgun, robbed employees in the gaming area of a west valley grocery store early Wednesday morning, according to Metro Police. The robbery happened ...

9:10 a.m.

Woman arrested in weekend shooting death of teen
Woman arrested in weekend shooting death of teen
A woman has been arrested by Metro Police in connection with the weekend shooting death of 17-year-old Las Vegas resident Demario Hughes. Stacey Thomas, 27, was arrested Tuesday on ...

Tuesday

Aug. 19, 2014

2:18 p.m.

UMC governing board seeks OK to meet in private
UMC governing board seeks OK to meet in private
Clark County Commissioners signaled mixed support today for a proposal to let University Medical Center’s newly formed governing board meet outside the public eye. Commissioners voted 4-3 to ...

2:03 p.m.

Flash flood warning issued for Dolan Springs area
A flash flood warning has been issued for south-central Clark County, which includes the area of Dolan Springs and Chloride, until 3:45 p.m. as a thunderstorm moves...

1:37 p.m.

Overturned truck snarls traffic on I-15 at Blue Diamond Road
Overturned truck snarls traffic on I-15 at Blue Diamond Road
An overturned concrete mixer truck is causing heavy delays on Interstate 15 near Blue Diamond Road, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Troopers responded to reports...

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