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March 26, 2015

12:47 p.m.

Driver in custody after teen injured in hit-and-run
Driver in custody after teen injured in hit-and-run
The driver of a pickup truck that hit a teenage girl in the southeast valley today has been located and was being booked on a count of felony hit-and-run, Metro Police said. Officers were called about ...

12:15 p.m.

Fugitive suspected of impersonating cop arrested in Las Vegas
A fugitive wanted in Georgia on suspicion of impersonating a police officer and possession of a firearm was arrested Wednesday night in ...

11:15 a.m.

House bill would extended proposed I-11 in Arizona, Nevada
A bill proposed in the U.S. House would extend the proposed Interstate 11 into northern Nevada and southern Arizona. Congress in 2012 officially designated a corridor between Phoenix ...

10:50 a.m.

2 appear before judge in neighborhood slaying case
2 appear before judge in neighborhood slaying case
Talk about whether prosecutors will seek the death penalty dominated the first court appearance Thursday by a man suspected of driving the getaway car in ...

10:02 a.m.

Photo: A Southwest Airlines flight approaches McCarran In
Las Vegas airport traffic up nearly 3 percent in February
Officials say the number of travelers flying into and out of Las Vegas grew nearly 3 percent in February compared to the year prior to 3.15 million people. McCarran International Airport officials ...

9:45 a.m.

Fourth-quarter revenue, income up at Stratosphere parent company
Fourth-quarter revenue, income up at Stratosphere parent company
The company that owns the Stratosphere, Arizona Charlie’s and the Aquarius in Laughlin, reported its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings today. The company attributed its net revenue increase for the quarter to ...

Wednesday

March 25, 2015

4:57 p.m.

Community health fair features free medical screenings
A community health fair featuring medical screenings and fitness activities will be held Saturday in the eastern Las Vegas Valley. Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada is sponsoring the ...

4:26 p.m.

Watchdog says SLS Las Vegas got green light with Reid’s help
Watchdog says SLS Las Vegas got green light with Reid’s help
Homeland Security's inspector general says applications for immigration visas for investors in the SLS Las Vegas casino-hotel development were sped through the approvals process with pressure ...

4:23 p.m.

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Sides square off over bill to slash public union power
In what unions are slamming as an Armageddon for workers, legislative Republicans today vetted a bill that would weaken collective bargaining for police, firefighters, teachers and other local government employees. A panel of state lawmakers ...

3:29 p.m.

Baby who fell in pool last week dies at hospital
An 8-month-old baby who fell into a swimming pool last week died Sunday, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. The child died at Centennial Hills Hospital of ...

3:10 p.m.

Lawyer: 2 Nevada inmates were handcuffed when guard shot them
Lawyer: 2 Nevada inmates were handcuffed when guard shot them
A Nevada prison inmate was handcuffed when was shot and killed by a guard last November, according to a lawyer who said Wednesday that her client was ...

2:34 p.m.

Nevada students rally to protest guns on campus
Nevada college students are rallying against a proposal that would allow concealed guns on university campuses. Students at UNLV and UNR gathered on campus Wednesday to voice their opposition to AB 148. Students and professors ...

2:20 p.m.

FBI: Suspect arrested in $170,000 Las Vegas credit union heist
FBI: Suspect arrested in $170,000 Las Vegas credit union heist
Federal authorities say a 40-year-old man sought in several bank robberies in Las Vegas and Reno, including a credit union heist netting nearly $171,000, has been ...

noon

Fire does $67,000 damage to house in Henderson
One person and a pet were displaced after an accidental house fire this morning caused an estimated $67,000 damage, according to the Henderson Fire Department. Firefighters responded about ...

10:33 a.m.

Police ID suspected hit-and-run driver who targeted officer
Police ID suspected hit-and-run driver who targeted officer
Officials identified the driver arrested this morning after allegedly attempting to run down an officer following a traffic accident in the northwest valley ...

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