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November 27, 2014

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Nov. 26, 2014

1:46 p.m.

Forecast for the Linq: Snow with a chance for tubing
Forecast for the Linq: Snow with a chance for tubing
The Linq entertainment complex is building a winter wonderland on the Las Vegas Strip. Home of the 550-foot High Roller observation wheel, the Linq promenade is being transformed into ...

11:42 a.m.

Las Vegas man gets 10 years in federal methamphetamine case
Las Vegas man gets 10 years in federal methamphetamine case
A Las Vegas man who had more than 2 kilos of methamphetamine in his car and 4.5 kilos in a rented storage unit has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison, according to federal prosecutors. John Ortega, 25, was sentenced Tuesday to ...

10:08 a.m.

Uber removes racy blog posts on prostitution, one-night stands
Uber tracks and analyzes a lot more than you'd think -- from your one-night stands to the prevalence of prostitutes in your favorite pick-up location.

9:30 a.m.

3 children hit by vehicle near elementary school
3 children hit by vehicle near elementary school
Three children were hit by a vehicle near a Las Vegas elementary school this morning and taken to a hospital with injuries that didn't appear life-threatening, Metro Police said. The accident was ...

8:59 a.m.

Nevada gaming revenue slumps for third consecutive month
Nevada gaming revenue slumps for third consecutive month
Nevada gaming revenue declined for the third consecutive month in October, the state reported today. State casinos won $913.6 million last month, a 4.26 percent decrease from ...

8:29 a.m.

Advocates program hosts toy drive for foster kids
A program that pairs adult advocates with children in foster care and court cases in Clark County is hosting an annual angel tree toy drive ahead of the holiday season. Until Dec. 12, the CASA Foundation of Las Vegas is ...

Tuesday

Nov. 25, 2014

2:49 p.m.

Man arrested in fatal shooting near Las Vegas Strip
Man arrested in fatal shooting near Las Vegas Strip
A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Southern California in Saturday’s shooting death of a woman near the Las Vegas Strip, Metro Police said. Kevin Meade was arrested on warrant on ...

2:35 p.m.

Photo: A Southwest Airlines flight approaches McCarran In
Passenger traffic up at Las Vegas airport for October
Airport officials say 3.8 million travelers flew into and out of Las Vegas in October, more than the same month a year ago. Officials with McCarran International Airport said Tuesday that the number of travelers was up ...

2:07 p.m.

Allegiant offering bargain flights in Thanksgiving promotion
Allegiant offering bargain flights in Thanksgiving promotion
Allegiant Air is getting in on Thanksgiving sales mania again and — like many retail stores — it’s betting that customers will start bargain-hunting in the middle of the night. The Las Vegas-based discount carrier said ...

12:18 p.m.

Judge in Reno blocks Uber's ride-sharing in Nevada
Judge in Reno blocks Uber's ride-sharing in Nevada
A Washoe County District Court judge granted the state's request late Tuesday for a court order blocking the ride-sharing company Uber Technologies from operating unregulated in Nevada ...

10:03 a.m.

2 arrested in theft of property from unlocked cars in Henderson
2 arrested in theft of property from unlocked cars in Henderson
Two people have been arrested in connection with the theft of items taken from unlocked cars over the past six months, Henderson Police said. Jessica Strong, 28, and ...

9:33 a.m.

Coroner IDs grandfather hit, killed while pushing stroller
Coroner IDs grandfather hit, killed while pushing stroller
A man hit and killed by a car as he pushed his granddaughter in a stroller Monday has been identified as Michael Grubbs, 63, of Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. The 1-year-old child ...

9:11 a.m.

Photo: Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is co
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian home from hospital
Family members say Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is home after several days at a Las Vegas hospital for treatment of pneumonia. Son Danny Tarkanian said Tuesday that ...

Monday

Nov. 24, 2014

2:34 p.m.

1 taken to hospital in stabbing; no arrests
A person was hospitalized after being stabbed this morning, Metro Police said. Police received a call at 11:25 a.m. about a stabbing in ...

1:14 p.m.

Coroner: Woman found near Lake Mead recreation area was strangled
A woman whose body was found near the entrance to the Lake Mead National Recreation Area earlier this month has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s office as 41-year-old Julia G. Lopez-Miravilla. Lopez-Miravilla died of ...

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