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Sept. 2, 2015

2:26 p.m.

Former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins: ‘Faraday ain’t going to turn it’
Former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins: ‘Faraday ain’t going to turn it’
Former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins is casting doubt on hopes that little-known electric car maker Faraday Future, which is considering opening a factory in North Las Vegas, would provide the economic boon needed to ...

2:09 p.m.

Las Vegas man pleads guilty in staged-crash scheme
A 23-year-old Las Vegas man has pleaded guilty to insurance fraud after participating in staged car crashes that cost auto insurance companies and others more than $10,000, Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced today. Esgar Chavarin was a passenger in ...

12:52 p.m.

Clark County Commission votes for reprieve for Moapa zoo
Clark County Commission votes for reprieve for Moapa zoo
Roos-n-More is getting another chance. The Clark County Zoning Commission voted unanimously at its Wednesday meeting to reconsider the Moapa zoo’s application for special use permits, which it ...

12:22 p.m.

Metro Police investigating shooting in southwest valley
Metro Police investigating shooting in southwest valley
Authorities think a shooting victim found at a southwest valley home today was shot earlier in the morning at another location, according to Metro Police. Police got a call about 9 a.m. reporting that a shooting victim was found ...

12:14 p.m.

Coroner IDs man fatally shot in convenience store parking lot
A man shot to death in the parking lot of a convenience store early Monday in North Las Vegas has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Miguel Angel Gonzalez, 28, of Las Vegas. Officers responded about ...

11:20 a.m.

Man wounded in early morning shooting in west valley
A man was in the hospital after a shooting in the west valley early this morning, according to Metro Police. Police responded about 1:30 a.m. to the 2000 block of ...

10:56 a.m.

School District says student can start anti-abortion club
A Las Vegas area high school student will be allowed to start an anti-abortion club on campus after filing a lawsuit against the school district. The Thomas More Society, which is representing ...

10:52 a.m.

Cosmetology training center coming to North Las Vegas
A local cosmetology school is planning to build a new training facility in North Las Vegas with the help of a $1.25 million federal grant announced today. Expertise Cosmetology Institute, the region’s first ...

9:15 a.m.

Traffic roundup: Motorcyclist killed in northwest valley crash
A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a vehicle in the northwest valley Wednesday night ...

8:57 a.m.

Fire does $60,000 damage to Henderson townhouse
Fire does $60,000 damage to Henderson townhouse
A fire at a townhouse Tuesday night caused $60,000 damage and displaced four adults and a dog, according to the Henderson Fire Department. Nobody was injured. The fire ...

8:11 a.m.

Las Vegas City Council tables vote on downtown street performances
Las Vegas City Council tables vote on downtown street performances
Dozens of impersonators, balloon artists, musicians and sometimes scantily-clad street performers say they still have concerns about a Las Vegas effort to tame the often rowdy gauntlet of downtown entertainers turning off some tourists. The Las Vegas City Council voted ...

Tuesday

Sept. 1, 2015

3:28 p.m.

Photo: Alan Dershowitz, a professor at Harvard Law School
Sands China recruits Alan Dershowitz for lawsuit appeal
Lawyers for Sands China Ltd. are relying on well-known attorney Alan Dershowitz in arguing for the dismissal of a wrongful termination lawsuit being pursued against the company in ...

3:22 p.m.

Traffic roundup: Teen hit by vehicle in North Las Vegas has died
A teen who was hit by a vehicle in North Las Vegas this afternoon has died ...

2:35 p.m.

Photo: Lawns landscaped for water conservation in the Nev
New ad campaign pushes ‘sexy’ watering habits
Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas. The Southern Nevada Water Authority this week launched a campaign on television, radio, print and social media themed ...

2:09 p.m.

Police: Man, 50, may have been shot to death in burglary
Police: Man, 50, may have been shot to death in burglary
A 50-year-old Las Vegas man was shot in the head and died at a northwest valley house, possibly during a burglary, according to Metro Police and the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Todd Tipton was found dead about ...

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