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May 29, 2015

2 a.m.

Photo: A view of the Chinatown Plaza, Aug. 23, 2012.
How the burgeoning Asian community is transforming Las Vegas
Over the past 15 years, Nevada’s Asian population has more than doubled in size — no other state has experienced a more significant surge. That growth will balloon in coming years, bringing big demographic and economic changes for Asian-heavy cities like Las Vegas, U.S. Census Bureau analyst Jerry Wong told ...

Thursday

May 28, 2015

3:16 p.m.

Las Vegas Strip taxis to remain parked to protest Uber
Las Vegas Strip taxis to remain parked to protest Uber
A labor union says several hundred taxi drivers will be protesting ride-sharing company Uber on Friday afternoon rather than looking for fares on the Las Vegas Strip. A union representing drivers for the Yellow ...

1:24 p.m.

Fitness center planned for Union Village health care complex
Las Vegas Athletic Clubs plans to build its eighth fitness center at Union Village, the massive health care complex under construction in Henderson, the company announced today. The new 85,000-square-foot facility’s amenities ...

12:29 p.m.

Former Riviera operators approved to manage Westgate Las Vegas
Former Riviera operators approved to manage Westgate Las Vegas
The operators of the closed Riviera received final regulatory approval today to run the Westgate Las Vegas. The Nevada Gaming Commission voted to ...

12:15 p.m.

Police: Two people wounded in separate shootings
Two people were in stable condition after they were wounded in unrelated shootings Wednesday night and early today, Metro Police said. In the first case ...

11:49 a.m.

Prosecutor may seek death penalty in hatchet slaying case
Prosecutor may seek death penalty in hatchet slaying case
An Idaho woman and her brother from California could face the death penalty in the hatchet slaying of the woman's husband this week in Las Vegas, a prosecutor said Thursday. Maria Olga Hernandez, 33, of Burley, Idaho, and ...

11:39 a.m.

Photo: Bernard Tropp
Las Vegas truck driver accused of DUI in crash with cab
Five people in a cab were injured Wednesday night when they collided head-on with a tractor-trailer driven by a Las Vegas man suspected of ...

10:10 a.m.

Education advocate joins field challenging Rep. Cresent Hardy
Education advocate joins field challenging Rep. Cresent Hardy
The field of Democratic candidates running to take back Nevada’s 4th Congressional District next year continues to grow. Las Vegas education advocate Susie Lee announced today ...

9:48 a.m.

Photo: A Delta plane taxis on the runway at McCarran Inte
Las Vegas airport traffic up 4.4 percent in April
Airport officials say 4.4 percent more people flew into and out of Las Vegas in April than they did a year ago. McCarran International Airport reported 3.77 million travelers used the airport last month. Airport traffic is up ...

midnight

Wielding needles and wild artistry, these women are leaving their mark on Las Vegas
Wielding needles and wild artistry, these women are leaving their mark on Las Vegas
As more women enter the "boys club" of tattooing, they're proving to be just as badass as their male counterparts—if not better.

Wednesday

May 27, 2015

3:35 p.m.

Police: One person wounded, two suspects sought in shooting
Police: One person wounded, two suspects sought in shooting
One person is in the hospital after a shooting this afternoon in the west valley, Metro Police said. Police were called about ...

3:25 p.m.

Photo: This Jan. 31, 2014, photo shows a game of Internet
Slow start, gradual improvement for U.S. Internet gambling
Gambling industry participants and analysts agree that Internet betting is off to a slow start in the U.S. But despite challenges including ...

2:46 p.m.

Jet returns to Las Vegas after wing flap issue reported
A flight headed to New York returned to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas today after a reported issue with ...

2:24 p.m.

Former Metro Police officer arrested on child porn counts
Former Metro Police officer arrested on child porn counts
A former Metro Police officer was arrested this morning on counts of possession and distribution of child pornography, police said. Patrick Taylor, 50, surrendered about 8:30 a.m. to investigators at the ...

2:04 p.m.

Ruptured water line along Eastern Avenue to be fixed today
A break in a fire hydrant supply line that has restricted lanes on Eastern Avenue since Sunday should be fixed by ...

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