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Aug. 3, 2015

11:33 a.m.

Tesla, Nevada agree on finalized incentive agreement
State officials have agreed to a final incentive agreement for a $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant being built in Nevada by Tesla Motors. The Reno Gazette Journal reports the $1.3 billion agreement ...

11:23 a.m.

Photo: The PT's at 9050 W. Post Road in Las Vegas.
Merger complete, Golden Gaming becomes publicly traded Golden Entertainment
Golden Gaming, a major operator of Nevada taverns, casinos and grocery store slot machines, has completed its transition from a family owned business to a publicly traded company that also runs a casino in Maryland. The company announced today ...

10:25 a.m.

Man dead after fall from Interstate 15 overpass
Man dead after fall from Interstate 15 overpass
Authorities are investigating the death of a man who either accidentally fell or jumped off an Interstate 15 overpass onto Lake Mead Boulevard, according to Nevada Highway Patrol. The man’s body was found ...

9:58 a.m.

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Officials calling Nevada solar future bright under EPA rules
Several Nevada government and business leaders said Monday they see a bright future for renewable energy projects in the state under federal rules tightening pollution controls for greenhouse gas emissions from ...

9:36 a.m.

One person dead in apparent shooting Sunday night
One person dead in apparent shooting Sunday night
One person was killed and another injured in a shooting Sunday night in an alley in the southwest valley, according to Metro Police. Police responded ...

9:12 a.m.

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Bicyclist hit on Strip near Treasure Island is identified
A 37-year-old bicyclist was critically injured this morning after being hit by a car on the Strip near Treasure Island, halting southbound traffic in the area for several hours. Two cyclists were riding south on Las Vegas Boulevard South when ...

8:46 a.m.

Dad arrested after baby found dead in dumpster
Dad arrested after baby found dead in dumpster
A 24-year-old father was arrested Sunday night after North Las Vegas Police say they found the body of his 2-month-old daughter in a dumpster. Mason Henderson ...

Sunday

Aug. 2, 2015

2 a.m.

Editorial: Download an app to report issues to City Hall
North Las Vegas is trying to make it easier to notify City Hall when something needs attention. Henderson and Las Vegas figured out a few years ago how to help residents conquer bureaucracy and get action. The solution: a smartphone app ...

Friday

July 31, 2015

3:57 p.m.

Music, comedy show to benefit kids with alopecia
“I have alopecia, and bald is beautiful.” Those words, uttered in January by Gianna, a 6-year sufferer of the autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, in front of ...

2:25 p.m.

Governor’s office expects to get drone testing contract with NASA
Governor’s office expects to get drone testing contract with NASA
NASA could soon be testing drones in Nevada airspace. As one of six designated drone test sites, the State of Nevada is in the process of securing a contract to host the agency while ...

1:54 p.m.

Photo: Dirk Arthur
Big-cat illusionist Dirk Arthur lands on his feet at Westgate Las Vegas
It’s not easy to pinpoint the number of lives for Dirk Arthur, but it is likely about the same number as a cat. One of the city’s great survivors, Arthur has lived through yet another hotel ownership change and closure and ...

12:33 p.m.

Parents trying to keep deceased daughter’s farewell notes sealed
Parents trying to keep deceased daughter’s farewell notes sealed
The unpublished farewells of a seventh-grader who killed herself are the focus of a federal court battle between her parents who helped change Nevada school bullying law and Las Vegas school officials who ...

11:45 a.m.

Storms bring rain to Southern Nevada, spark fire at Mount Charleston
Storms bring rain to Southern Nevada, spark fire at Mount Charleston
Rain and gusty winds visited the Las Vegas area Friday, with a lightning strike causing a small house fire on Mount Charleston. About 0.12 to 0.2 inches of rain fell in ...

10:57 a.m.

Coroner: Woman, 84, found at Spring Valley home was stabbed to death
Coroner: Woman, 84, found at Spring Valley home was stabbed to death
An elderly woman found lifeless in a Spring Valley home Wednesday died of stab wounds to the head, neck and chest, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. She was ...

10:37 a.m.

Police: Man stabbed by girlfriend’s father during party
Police: Man stabbed by girlfriend’s father during party
A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition early today after he was stabbed by his girlfriend’s father during a party in the east valley, according to Metro Police. Police were called ...

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