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Photo: Mayor Carolyn Goodman, with husband former Mayor O
Exuberant mayor succeeds in quest to stay at the helm
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Municipal election:
Las Vegas will have four more years of Goodman after Mayor Carolyn Goodman cruised to re-election Tuesday night over challenger Stavros Anthony, stretching her family's hold on the office to a fifth term ...
Man wounded in weekend shooting dies at hospital
Man wounded in weekend shooting dies at hospital
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A man who was shot over the weekend in North Las Vegas has died, police said. David Cabrera, 21, of Las Vegas arrived at University Medical Center about ...
Photo: Freddie Thompson, shown in 2003.
Local hoops legend Machine Gun Thompson remembered as great scorer, even better coach and person
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
high school basketball:
The high school basketball game wasn’t scheduled to start for a few hours, and the doors to the gym at the old Las Vegas High School in downtown were closed. But fans were lining up to watch local legend Freddie “Machine Gun” Thompson ...
North Las Vegas man arrested in child death probe
North Las Vegas man arrested in child death probe
Monday, April 6, 2015
The father who left a North Las Vegas home where a 3-year-old girl was found dead is in custody. Jondrew Lachaux surrendered to police ...
Man in critical condition after shooting in North Las Vegas
Man in critical condition after shooting in North Las Vegas
Monday, April 6, 2015
An unidentified man was in critical condition after a shooting Sunday night in North Las Vegas, police said. The man showed up about 9:35 p.m. at ...
Police: Dad accidentally hits, kills toddler with truck
Police: Dad accidentally hits, kills toddler with truck
Thursday, April 2, 2015
A 23-month-old girl died today after her father accidentally hit her with his pickup truck in North Las Vegas, police said. The 24-year-old father was ...
Early voting turnout light for municipal elections
Early voting turnout light for municipal elections
Monday, March 30, 2015
In more than a week of early voting, just more than 17,500 people have cast ballots in municipal elections in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson, a paltry turnout of just 4.2 percent of active registered voters. That’s not unusual for ...
Photo: Volunteer Cheryl Lockhart, from right, helps voter
Early voting kicks off Saturday for municipal primaries
Friday, March 20, 2015
Residents in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson will get a chance to cast their ballots in the upcoming municipal primary election beginning Saturday with the start of early voting. Each city will have a mix of permanent and mobile polling locations for ...
Incumbents steamrolling challengers in campaign donations
Incumbents steamrolling challengers in campaign donations
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
When it comes to raising campaign cash, it’s good to be the incumbent. The eight city council members in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson running for re-election outraised ...
Substance that caused scare at high school not hazardous
Substance that caused scare at high school not hazardous
Monday, March 16, 2015
Firefighters were called to Rancho High School in North Las Vegas today after a teacher reported five students ...
Girl, 10, hit by SUV in school parking lot
Girl, 10, hit by SUV in school parking lot
Thursday, March 12, 2015
A 10-year-old girl was critically injured this morning when she was hit by a sport utility vehicle in the parking lot of ...
Photo: A view of the North Las Vegas City Hall Tuesday, N
Election 2015: Which North Las Vegas candidates can keep resurrection rolling?
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Candidates running for two North Las Vegas City Council seats in the upcoming municipal election are looking to tap into that hope for renewed economic growth in the recession-beleaguered city. All sing a similar tune about attracting new businesses and ...
Teens arrested after cab driver shot in North Las Vegas
Teens arrested after cab driver shot in North Las Vegas
Friday, March 6, 2015
Officials have arrested two teenagers in the North Las Vegas shooting of a taxi driver. North Las Vegas police said in a statement Thursday that ...
Court rejects claims of sleeping juror, upholds conviction
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a North Las Vegas woman who claimed a juror was sleeping during her trial. Rosemary Vandecar was found guilty of ...
Boy, 8, crushed by gate in North Las Vegas
Boy, 8, crushed by gate in North Las Vegas
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Police say an 8-year-old boy has died after being crushed by a metal arm at the entrance of a gated community in North Las Vegas. Emergency crews were called to the ...

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