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Oct. 21, 2014

3:23 p.m.

2nd suspect arrested in deadly west valley home invasion
2nd suspect arrested in deadly west valley home invasion
A man suspected of participating in a home invasion last month that left a man dead was arrested Monday, Metro Police said. Robert Figueroa, 28, was booked ...

2:11 p.m.

Downtown Project shows off Oasis boutique hotel
Downtown Project shows off Oasis boutique hotel
The Downtown Project has entered the hotel business. The $350 million campaign to transform the once-blighted area around East Fremont Street now includes a 44-room boutique hotel ...

1:18 p.m.

Theater fire sparks drama at downtown arts school
Theater fire sparks drama at downtown arts school
A small fire at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts this morning caused about $5,000 damage and prompted a brief evacuation, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. A stage curtain in the theater ...

12:40 p.m.

Committee being formed to address ballooning jail costs
Citing a $28 million deficit at Clark County’s downtown jail, Metro Police officials this morning said the department needs help tackling the facility’s ballooning costs. Metro Deputy Chief Todd Fasulo, who oversees ...

12:26 p.m.

Photo: The 2013 Global Rallycross finals at Festival Grou
Linq to host Red Bull Global Rallycross auto race
Auto racing is coming to the Linq next month. The Strip’s fledgling open-air mall and entertainment complex will host the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross championship finale Nov. 4 and 5. The race will be held at the ...

12:07 p.m.

Stormy relationship, divorce ends with fatal stabbing, police say
Stormy relationship, divorce ends with fatal stabbing, police say
The couple’s stormy relationship ended in divorce last month, but that didn’t prevent a final argument that police say left a Clark County School District employee ...

11:25 a.m.

Conservative PAC buying $820,000 of TV ads aimed at Horsford
Conservative PAC buying $820,000 of TV ads aimed at Horsford
In a campaign season that’s seen just a trickle of outside spending in Nevada, a national Republican political action committee is buying a surprise wave of political ads to influence ...

11 a.m.

Photo: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, appears with att
Fighters suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. over cable TV bout
Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit. Hashim Rahman Jr., 23, and younger brother Sharif Rahman, 18, accuse ...

2 a.m.

Photo: Metro Police vehicles block access to Calico Field
Police shootings produce lots of debate, but researchers know surprisingly little about how to reduce them
Law enforcement:
Politicians, protesters and TV talking heads have spent lots of time talking about police shootings in the last few months. But the reality is, the nation's top criminal justice experts know very little about what triggers the use of lethal force and how police departments can better ...

Monday

Oct. 20, 2014

3:21 p.m.

Traffic to be restricted on Las Vegas interstate for lane striping
Traffic will be restricted on part of Interstate 15 on Sunday while crews stripe the express lanes, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced. One lane ...

2:52 p.m.

Inmate found dead from apparent suicide at Henderson jail is ID’d
Inmate found dead from apparent suicide at Henderson jail is ID’d
A 55-year-old inmate was found dead from an apparent suicide Sunday at the Henderson Detention Center. John Francis Mannion was discovered unresponsive ...

12:47 p.m.

Nevada Assemblyman Pete Livermore dies of heart attack
Nevada Assemblyman Pete Livermore dies of heart attack
Republican Assemblyman Pete Livermore died today at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, according to reports from CarsonNow.org. The cause of death was ...

11:42 a.m.

3 finalists named for UNLV president
3 finalists named for UNLV president
The number of candidates for UNLV president has been narrowed to three. The candidates were announced today during a meeting of the UNLV Board of Regents and Presidential Search Committee. The finalists are ...

10:34 a.m.

Woman pleads guilty to arson in Las Vegas pet shop fire
Woman pleads guilty to arson in Las Vegas pet shop fire
Gloria Eun Hye Lee, accused of setting fire to her pet shop to collect insurance money, pleaded guilty this morning to charges including ...

9:51 a.m.

Woman injured in weekend ATV accident remains in hospital
Woman injured in weekend ATV accident remains in hospital
A 67-year-old woman injured in an all-terrain vehicle rollover accident Sunday remains in serious condition, a University Medical Center spokesperson said. Nancy Perez was still being treated at ...

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