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Feb. 8, 2016

3:16 p.m.

Woman spares son from testifying in Las Vegas hotel slaying
A woman accused of shooting her husband dead in front of their son in a downtown Las Vegas hotel room on Christmas Eve spared the boy from having to testify against her on Monday. Maria Andrea Escalante waived a preliminary hearing and will face trial in ...

2:56 p.m.

Inmate mistakenly released from L.A. jail recaptured in Boulder City
Inmate mistakenly released from L.A. jail recaptured in Boulder City
A murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Los Angeles jail last month was recaptured Monday in Southern Nevada. Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives learned that ...

2:40 p.m.

Democrats back candidate to challenge GOP Sen. Scott Hammond
Nevada Senate Democrats announced today they will support lawyer Alexander Marks in his bid for Republican incumbent Sen. Scott Hammond’s seat in Senate District 18. Marks, a Las Vegas native, is an attorney for ...

2:31 p.m.

Lawmaker meets with union to support citizenship drive, Hillary Clinton
Two weeks before the Nevada caucuses, the Culinary Union is ramping up efforts on a massive citizenship drive while trying to stay out of the battle between Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for ...

1:09 p.m.

Hiker suffers apparent medical episode, dies at Red Rock Canyon
A man died Saturday afternoon while hiking at Red Rock Canyon National Recreation Area after suffering what appeared to be a medical episode, according to Metro Police. Metro’s Search and Rescue team ...

1 p.m.

Photo: The Wynn Hotel and Casino on Las Vegas Blvd. on Se
Wynn Las Vegas to open new poker room in May
Wynn Las Vegas is moving its poker room to a larger location that will debut at the end of May. The resort announced today that its new 8,600-square-foot poker room will be next to ...

12:45 p.m.

Three injured when car drives into massage center
Three injured when car drives into massage center
Three people were taken to a hospital this morning after a car crashed into a central valley massage center, according to Metro Police. Metro responded ...

12:15 p.m.

Photo: An exterior view of the Mirage Thursday, Feb. 26,
MGM Resorts announces board members for real estate investment trust
MGM Resorts International today revealed the names of seven people who will sit on the board of its planned real estate investment trust. The board of the trust, commonly known as a REIT, will be ...

11:19 a.m.

Flavor Flav pleads no contest to DUI charge in Las Vegas
Flavor Flav pleads no contest to DUI charge in Las Vegas
The entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor driving under the influence in Las Vegas, marking the second plea in two weeks involving similar charges in Nevada. The 56-year-old rapper and reality television star acknowledged ...

10:39 a.m.

Second driver in January red-light crash dies
Second driver in January red-light crash dies
A motorist who ran a red light last month and collided with a car, killing the other driver, has also died, according to Metro Police. Victor Javier Sandoval, 33, of Las Vegas ...

9:57 a.m.

Man, 81, reported missing last week is found dead
An 81-year-old man reported missing Thursday was found dead over the weekend, but foul play is not suspected, according to North Las Vegas Police. Richard Boisy Jr., 81, was last been seen ...

9:46 a.m.

Girl, 2, hit by van, killed in North Las Vegas
Girl, 2, hit by van, killed in North Las Vegas
A 2-year-old girl died Sunday after she was hit by a van in a North Las Vegas neighborhood, according to police. The incident happened ...

8:29 a.m.

Motorcyclist dies after rear-ending car
Motorcyclist dies after rear-ending car
A motorcyclist died after crashing into the back of a car Sunday night in the northern valley, according to Metro Police. Both vehicles were headed north ...

7:55 a.m.

Firefighters put out blaze at boarded-up house
A boarded-up house caught fire early this morning near South Rainbow Boulevard and Blue Diamond Road, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Firefighters responded ...


Feb. 5, 2016

4:43 p.m.

Police ID suspect in fatal shooting at west valley home
Detectives have identified a suspect in a fatal shooting that stemmed from a fight at a west valley home, according to Metro Police. Officers were called about 2:30 a.m. Thursday to ...

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