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October 6, 2015

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Sam Nazarian's SBE Entertainment will no longer manage SLS
Sam Nazarian's SBE Entertainment will no longer manage SLS Sam Nazarian, the businessman who led the creation of SLS Las Vegas, confirmed in a statement today that his company will no longer manage the financially struggling Strip resort. Stockbridge Capital, which already owns 90 ...
11:14 a.m.
Finishing Las Vegas swing, O’Malley calls for immigration reform
Finishing Las Vegas swing, O’Malley calls for immigration reform In a speech this morning before the group Hispanics in Politics, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, sought to animate his sagging campaign heading into the Oct. 13 debate. ...
10:45 a.m.
Fire at mobile home displaces 2 people, dog
Two people and a dog were displaced when a mobile home caught fire in the northeast valley this morning. Nobody was ...
10:37 a.m.
Vegas Play of the Day: Houston Astros at New York Yankees
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point.
10:30 a.m.
Police say drunk driver intentionally struck, killed woman
Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal crash as a homicide, saying a driver intentionally sped up to hit a woman before plowing into a home. KSNV-TV reports that the woman died on the scene ...
10:26 a.m.
Hillary Clinton to campaign in Las Vegas after first debate
Photo: In this Sept. 7, 2015, photo, Democratic president Hillary Clinton will campaign in Southern Nevada next week following the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas. CNN and the Democratic National Committee scheduled the first of six ...
10:08 a.m.
Troopers: Men driving in Nevada had 200 pounds marijuana
Nevada Highway Patrol troopers have arrested two out-of-state men they say had more than 200 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. The Elko Daily Free Press reports that Lt. James Simpson says a trooper stopped ...
10:04 a.m.
Same person robs Henderson convenience store twice, police say
Photo: Henderson Police say this man robbed a convenience The same person robbed a convenience store twice at gunpoint last month, demanding cigarettes and cash, Henderson Police said. The robberies were reported ...
9:51 a.m.
Man in wheelchair hit by truck, killed crossing street
Man in wheelchair hit by truck, killed crossing street A man in a wheelchair died after he was hit by a pickup truck Monday night as he crossed Desert Inn Road near Maryland Parkway, according to Metro Police. The 65-year-old man was ...
9:11 a.m.
Judge tosses conviction in infamous '90 NYC tourist killing
A judge has thrown out the conviction of man who has spent a quarter-century behind bars in a notorious New York City tourist killing. The ruling means ...
8:36 a.m.
Top general in Afghanistan: U.S. strike on hospital a mistake
Photo: U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Resolute Support Mission C U.S. forces attacked a hospital in northern Afghanistan last weekend, killing at least 22 people, despite "rigorous" U.S. military procedures designed to avoid such mistakes, the top commander of U.S. and allied forces ...
8:30 a.m.
Microsoft unveils fitness tracker; tablet, phones
What's a phone? What's a computer? The lines blur with Microsoft's new Lumia 950 phones. With an optional dock, you can attack a regular monitor, keyboard and mouse and ...
8:21 a.m.
Philadelphia college searched after report of armed person
Police say they are searching the Community College of Philadelphia after a report of a person with a gun. A police spokeswoman says there has been no report of ...
8:12 a.m.
GOP healed nation, Dems are distressing
Three Democratic social programs are celebrated by the writer of the letter “Democrats represent ‘we the people,’” (Las Vegas Sun, Sept. 16). I want to concentrate on the No. 1 sacred cow …
2:00 a.m.
Q+A: Lyft’s launch in Las Vegas is company’s biggest week yet
Photo: Lyft Chief Marketing Officer Kira Wampler, Remark With the arrival of Lyft and Uber in Las Vegas, the transportation revolution is underway whether or not taxi drivers and fleet owners like it. Lyft Chief Marketing Officer Kira Wampler talked with me a ...
2:00 a.m.
Rebels going mad in first official practice of 2015-16 season
Photo: Alex Perez, center, is pressured by Ben Carter and The position is at once the most fun and most exhausting to play. It’s the first line of defense in the full-court pressure UNLV plans to apply on every possession this season. It’s called the ...
2:00 a.m.
Fall beer drinking guide: 10 beers, including pumpkin-flavored ale, worth trying
Photo: Locally Produced Beers For beer connoisseurs, this is one of the best times of the year. With the leaves falling to the ground and the temperatures dropping, this year’s selection of fall-inspired beers ...
2:00 a.m.
Almost 900,000 square feet of Summerlin office space placed on the market
Photo: Hines Interests and Oaktree Capital Management are Las Vegas brokers with CBRE Group last week listed more than 895,000 square feet, spread across 18 buildings, that Hines Interests and Oaktree Capital Management bought in fall 2012 as part of a $119.5 million ...
2:00 a.m.
Conservative think tank attacks NV Energy plan to build new power plant
Conservative think tank attacks NV Energy plan to build new power plant The Beacon Hill Institute, a conservative think tank backed by the Koch brothers, released a report Monday condemning a new, $1 billion natural gas plant proposed by ...
2:00 a.m.
Let’s record acts of Congress members
We should require congressmen and congresswomen to wear body cameras when conducting the people’s business that record …
2:00 a.m.
Court upholds $130 million judgment in Las Vegas telemarketing scam
A federal appeals court Monday upheld a $130.3 million judgment against a Las Vegas man and his companies accused of using telemarketing and other avenues to ...
12:20 a.m.
China wins long-sought Nobel Prize in one of the sciences
For decades, China has yearned for a Nobel Prize in one of the sciences, and now a little-known researcher who helped isolate an anti-malaria medicine derived from an ancient remedy has ...
12:09 a.m.

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