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April 16, 2015

10:16 a.m.

41 arrested in Las Vegas in roundup of most dangerous fugitives
41 arrested in Las Vegas in roundup of most dangerous fugitives
A six-week operation focused on apprehending the most dangerous felony fugitives resulted in 41 arrests in the Las Vegas Valley and more than 7,100 nationwide, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Additionally, 10 missing children were ...

9:33 a.m.

Photo: Fernando Rodriguez-Corbin
Police seek suspect in double stabbing in North Las Vegas
Detectives are searching for a suspect in the stabbing of his ex-girlfriend and the woman’s boyfriend, North Las Vegas Police said. Police are looking for ...

Wednesday

April 15, 2015

4:02 p.m.

Photo: Mojave Max
A sure sign of spring: Mojave Max emerges from burrow
Mojave Max, the famous Southern Nevada desert tortoise, emerged from his burrow at 2:17 p.m. today, marking the beginning of spring weather. This is the second latest Mojave Max has ...

1:20 p.m.

Anthony replaced as Las Vegas mayor’s No. 2 after failed challenge
Anthony replaced as Las Vegas mayor’s No. 2 after failed challenge
Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony lost his campaign for mayor against incumbent Carolyn Goodman last week, and today he lost his post as her second-in-command on the council. After briefly thanking Anthony for ...

11:54 a.m.

Man injured in wreck near Las Vegas welcome sign dies at hospital
Man injured in wreck near Las Vegas welcome sign dies at hospital
A motorist injured earlier this month in a three-vehicle wreck near the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign has died, Metro Police said today. Russell Slouffman, Jr., 21, of Las Vegas suffered ...

11:09 a.m.

Technical glitch again delays statewide student testing
Standardized testing in Nevada has been postponed for at least another day because of ongoing technical problems. The Nevada Department of Education ...

10:01 a.m.

Person in hospital after being shot in face
Person in hospital after being shot in face
A person was in the hospital after being shot in the face and leg this morning in the north Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police said. The shooting was reported at 9:12 a.m. in ...

9:37 a.m.

Nevada jobless rate holds steady at 7.1 percent in March
Nevada jobless rate holds steady at 7.1 percent in March
Nevada’s unemployment rate remained at 7.1 percent in March, the third consecutive month it has not moved. The adjusted jobless rate was down ...

9:06 a.m.

Nevada prison has more unreported shootings
Nevada prison has more unreported shootings
The shotgun slaying of a handcuffed Nevada inmate by a corrections officer trainee is bringing to light accounts of more unreported shootings at a facility where guards have fired guns more than 200 times in ...

8:36 a.m.

Nevada average gas price down a dime from March, now $2.78
Gas prices in Nevada have dropped about a dime over the past month to $2.78 per gallon, but they vary widely across the state. AAA Nevada said in its monthly report Tuesday the lowest prices are in ...

2 a.m.

Las Vegas land swap would pave way for spacious new library in underserved area
Las Vegas land swap would pave way for spacious new library in underserved area
After years of waiting, an east Las Vegas neighborhood is finally getting a library branch to call its own as part of a complicated land swap being voted on by the City Council that will also open up ...

Tuesday

April 14, 2015

10:25 p.m.

Sheriff urges Hispanic leaders to help Metro diversify
Sheriff urges Hispanic leaders to help Metro diversify
Denouncing the lack of racial diversity among Metro Police officers as "deplorable," Sheriff Joe Lombardo on Tuesday urged a group of Hispanic community leaders to help the department recruit more minorities ...

3:59 p.m.

Sexual assault suspect arrested after standoff in southwest valley
Sexual assault suspect arrested after standoff in southwest valley
A man facing charges in connection with a sexual assault investigation was arrested following a standoff today in a southwest valley neighborhood ...

3:35 p.m.

Two people injured in fire at Henderson condominium complex
Two people injured in fire at Henderson condominium complex
One person was taken to the hospital and another was treated for injuries at the scene of a fire this afternoon at a Henderson condominium complex. Firefighters ...

2:54 p.m.

Survey: Only 12 percent come to Las Vegas mainly to gamble
Survey: Only 12 percent come to Las Vegas mainly to gamble
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says it has a pretty good idea who visited the destination last year: 45-year-old married people making $40,000 or more with ...

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