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Aug. 19, 2015

2:32 p.m.

Newsweek ranks 5 Clark County schools among nation’s best
Newsweek ranks 5 Clark County schools among nation’s best
Five Clark County schools were named among the nation’s best in a recent Newsweek study. In a ranking of 500 schools, the College of Southern Nevada High School West placed ...

2:02 p.m.

Attorney says client may not be eligible for death penalty
Attorney says client may not be eligible for death penalty
The attorney for a man accused of sexually assaulting and fatally stabbing a woman behind an east valley strip mall in January says his client may suffer from an intellectual disability that would exempt him from the death penalty if found guilty. A notice ...

1:35 p.m.

Bag that prompted evacuation of Henderson stores found to be trash
Bag that prompted evacuation of Henderson stores found to be trash
Authorities have determined a suspicious bag reported outside a Henderson Babies R Us store was trash, according to Henderson Police. Officers were dispatched ...

11:53 a.m.

O’Malley rallies in front of Trump hotel
O’Malley rallies in front of Trump hotel
Like he does over every other presidential candidate, Donald Trump loomed over Democratic presidential contender Martin O’Malley. O’Malley, the former Maryland governor, spoke ...

11:42 a.m.

City Council OKs plans for new downtown Las Vegas courthouse
City Council OKs plans for new downtown Las Vegas courthouse
The Nevada Supreme Court will be packing up its offices at the Regional Justice Center and moving down the street next year, after the Las Vegas City Council today approved ...

11:18 a.m.

Police investigating fatal stabbing in east valley
Metro Police are investigating a fatal stabbing this morning in the east valley. Officers responded about 10:40 a.m. to ...

10:58 a.m.

Nevada unemployment rate down to 6.8 percent in July
Nevada's unemployment rate remains below 7 percent, taking another slight dip in July. The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Wednesday that ...

10:49 a.m.

Body discovered in area man went missing at Lake Mead
A man’s body was recovered from Lake Mead on Tuesday in the same area a boater was reported missing last week, according to the National Park Service. Volunteer search crews from Earth Resource Group using ...

9:37 a.m.

Photo: Helicopter drops water above Highway 101 on Cuesta
California wildfires prompt air quality advisory in Las Vegas
Wildfires in California’s southern Sierra Nevada triggered an air quality advisory today in the Las Vegas Valley, as elevated levels of smoke and ozone are possible, according to ...

8:26 a.m.

Metro Police car involved in crash at Strip intersection
Metro Police car involved in crash at Strip intersection
A marked Metro Police car was involved in a crash with a private vehicle this morning at a Las Vegas Strip intersection, officials said. The accident took place about 5 a.m. at ...

7:44 a.m.

Man found dead with stab wounds in Las Vegas neighborhood
Man found dead with stab wounds in Las Vegas neighborhood
Police in Las Vegas are investigating the death of a man who was apparently stabbed overnight before driving to a neighborhood and collapsing. The name of the dead man wasn't immediately ...

2 a.m.

After rowdy Fourth, county eyes curbs on neighborhood fireworks
After rowdy Fourth, county eyes curbs on neighborhood fireworks
Clark County commissioners are looking for ways to curb the use of illegal fireworks after a Fourth of July holiday that saw some noisy neighborhood displays carrying on ...

Tuesday

Aug. 18, 2015

4:25 p.m.

Bernie Sanders: Las Vegas highlights disparities that must be fixed
Bernie Sanders: Las Vegas highlights disparities that must be fixed
Bernie Sanders, the Democrat socialist presidential candidate whose populist rhetoric is driving grassroots support among the far left, needed some water. He walked into ...

3:42 p.m.

Assemblywoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick replacing Tom Collins on Clark County Commission
Assemblywoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick replacing Tom Collins on Clark County Commission
Gov. Brian Sandoval today appointed Assemblywoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick to serve out the remainder of Tom Collins’ term on the Clark County Commission. “Throughout her tenure ...

1:59 p.m.

North Dakota judge grants hearing on federal water rule
A federal judge in North Dakota has ordered a hearing on an effort to block a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. Thirteen states led by North Dakota are challenging the rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and ...

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