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Wednesday

April 27, 2016

11:05 a.m.

Man dead after being shot inside vehicle
A man found shot in a vehicle early this morning in the central valley was pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to Metro Police. He was discovered about 12:20 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of ...

9:56 a.m.

With new corporate name, Station Casinos IPO raises more than $531 million
With new corporate name, Station Casinos IPO raises more than $531 million
Shares of Red Rock Resorts Inc., the new corporate name of Station Casinos, began publicly trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market today after the company raised more than $531 million in ...

9:06 a.m.

Photo: Bryan Clay appears in court for a hearing at the R
Trial reset to 2017 in hammer deaths case of 2012
A death penalty trial has been reset to 2017 for a 26-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a Las Vegas mother and daughter, and nearly killing a husband and ...

9 a.m.

Photo: Rancher Cliven Bundy, right, responds to a questio
February court date set for Bundy standoff case in Nevada
A federal magistrate judge in Las Vegas set a Feb. 6 trial date for rancher Cliven Bundy and 18 other defendants in an armed confrontation with ...

Tuesday

April 26, 2016

4:13 p.m.

Boyd Gaming revenue grows but earnings fall in 1st quarter
Boyd Gaming revenue grows but earnings fall in 1st quarter
The biggest developments on Boyd’s radar right now are its recently announced acquisitions of three casinos: the Aliante in North Las Vegas, and the valley’s two Cannery properties. The company ...

2:54 p.m.

GOP candidates for Congress debate immigration, taxes, bathroom bills
GOP candidates for Congress debate immigration, taxes, bathroom bills
Compared to the last gathering of Republican candidates for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District, a town hall discussion today at a meeting of the Southern Hills Republican Women was a relatively civil affair. The seven candidates ...

2:03 p.m.

District attorney backing Nevada gun background check initiative
District attorney backing Nevada gun background check initiative
The top prosecutor in Las Vegas says he's backing a ballot measure to require criminal background checks on all weapon sales in Nevada, including online and at gun shows. In a statement from initiative-backers Nevadans for Background Checks, Clark County District Attorney ...

1:07 p.m.

Raiders now seem more likely to move to Las Vegas than Los Angeles
Raiders now seem more likely to move to Las Vegas than Los Angeles
The Oakland Raiders were the odd team out in the NFL’s Los Angeles vote early this year, with the St. Louis Rams getting the go-ahead to move to Southern California and ...

1:04 p.m.

Bicyclist seriously injured in crash on Alta Drive
A bicyclist suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle in the west valley this morning, according to Metro Police. The incident happened ...

12:55 p.m.

Man, 77, dead after head-on crash on State Route 160
A 77-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash on State Route 160 this morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. A medical episode might have contributed to the wreck, which also ...

12:31 p.m.

Suspect in wife’s slaying kills himself on Las Vegas freeway
Suspect in wife’s slaying kills himself on Las Vegas freeway
A California man sought by police after his wife was found apparently shot to death at their home killed himself following a car chase that ended early today on a Las Vegas freeway ...

11:09 a.m.

Boxing, football legends hail Las Vegas brain research
Boxing, football legends hail Las Vegas brain research
Former football star Herschel Walker and former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes say they are all too aware of the toll that blows to the head can take on an athlete's brain. In remarks Tuesday during a Capitol Hill news ...

9:24 a.m.

Fire displaced family of six from east valley home
A family of six was displaced after their east valley home caught fire early this morning, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Firefighters responded ...

9:10 a.m.

Police: Stolen vehicle incident prompts school lockdown
Cheyenne High School in North Las Vegas was briefly locked down this morning after three people in a stolen vehicle bailed out and ran toward ...

Monday

April 25, 2016

2:59 p.m.

Lawmakers seek more oversight of Nevada System of Higher Education
Two Democratic state legislators are hoping to make higher education a focal point of next spring’s legislative session. Assemblyman Elliot Anderson and Sen. Joyce Woodhouse announced ...