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Police investigating serious crash at Eastern and Viking
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Officers are investigating a critical-injury crash at Eastern Avenue and Viking Road, according to Metro Police. One person was taken ...
Nonprofit works in the spirit of tikkun olam, to make the world a better place
Sunday, July 17, 2016
The Jewish Federation of Las Vegas is made up of Jewish and social-service organizations, synagogues and schools that help people in our community, in Israel and around the world.
Casino promotions: July 17-23
Sunday, July 17, 2016
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Casino promotions: July 10-16
Sunday, July 10, 2016
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Metro Police: Man found dead in apartment had been stabbed
Thursday, July 7, 2016
A man whose decomposing body was found Thursday at an apartment complex near Arville Street and Spring Mountain Road had …
Casino promotions: July 3-9
Sunday, July 3, 2016
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Father gets children out of burning house, scorches feet
Friday, July 1, 2016
A ferocious garage fire was stopped by firefighters before spreading farther into a two-story Henderson home this morning, after a father ...
2 suspects arrested in shooting outside Henderson restaurant
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Henderson Police have arrested a pair of suspects in a shooting late Monday that wounded two people outside a restaurant on ...
Shooting outside Henderson restaurant leaves 1 extremely critical
Monday, June 27, 2016
Henderson Police are investigating a shooting that left two people wounded outside a restaurant on Eastern Avenue. Officers responded about 7:35 p.m. to reports of ...
Casino promotions: June 26-July 2
Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Fun with fungi: A 5-Minute Expert guide to mushrooms
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Technically, mushrooms are the fleshy, spore-bearing bodies of fungi (yuck!), but boy are they delicious. They’re also fat-free, cholesterol-free and low in calories and sodium, yet they pack a ton of protein, fiber and ...
Throngs join march on Strip in wake of Orlando shooting
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Braving the hottest temperatures of the year, a group held a community walk Monday evening on the Las Vegas Strip to pay tribute to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting ...
Caesars Palace, set to turn 50, offers celebratory mix of summer specials
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The countdown is on for Caesars Palace's 50th birthday. The resort recently kicked off its "Summer of Caesars" set of events, attractions and deals that ...
Charity compelled by religious calling
Sunday, June 19, 2016
"Our goal is always to meet someone at their point of crisis, then walk with them until they can find their footing again, and return to full independence."
Man sought in California shooting arrested in Las Vegas
Friday, June 17, 2016
A man wanted in the shooting of a woman last year outside a roller skating rink in Chino, Calif., was arrested Thursday in Las Vegas, according to ...
Metro Police investigating double shooting near Boulder and Tropicana
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Metro Police say they are investigating a double shooting in the 5600 block of Boulder Highway, near Tropicana Avenue. Police responded about 10 a.m. to reports of the shooting, and officers found ...
2016 primary election results: A look at several key races
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Tonight, the Sun will keep tabs on several of the more contentious or high-profile races being decided in the statewide primary election. The featured races also include those that will actually determine the ...
Riviera implosion: How to see live video footage
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
If all goes as planned, one of the last remaining icons from Las Vegas’ Rat Pack past will be reduced mostly to rubble early today. The largest tower of the Riviera, which opened in May 1955 as the first high-rise on the Las Vegas Strip, is scheduled to be imploded at ...
Man arrested after apartment shooting, standoff
Monday, June 13, 2016
A man was taken into custody from a central valley apartment complex after police say he shot through a window from the inside of a unit ...
Male found dead with gunshot wound in northeast valley neighborhood
Monday, June 13, 2016
Officers are investigating a homicide this morning at Jackie Drive and Trish Lane in the northeast valley, according to Metro Police. A male was found about 8:10 a.m. in the ...
Casino promotions: June 12-18
Sunday, June 12, 2016
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Holidays not the only time HELP is needed
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Nonprofit organization, known for its turkey-thon and toy drives, works year-round to reach those in need.
Casino promotions: June 5-11
Sunday, June 5, 2016
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Simple office clips have many creative uses
Sunday, May 29, 2016
They’re basically bigger, stronger paperclips, but with a little creativity, binder clips can solve all sorts of everyday problems.
Police: No arrests, injuries after report of possible gunshot
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
No arrests were made and nobody was injured after officers responded to a report of a possible gunshot at a home in the 5300 block of Clydesdale Street, near ...
Coach of the Year: Clark’s Chad Beeten had the winning game plan
Monday, May 23, 2016
dummy textIn many ways, Chad Beeten had the hardest coaching season of his life this year.
Male Student-Athlete of the Year: Christian Ong
Monday, May 23, 2016
Christian Ong earned straight As in the classroom to become the valedictorian of his graduating class. His accomplishments were equally exemplary on the tennis court, where he helped his team win a state championship all four years he played.
Goodwill: Beyond the stores are the stories of those who have been helped
Sunday, May 22, 2016
We highlight the ways nonprofit organizations help the community. This week, CEO Steve Chartand talks about the many ways Goodwill of Southern Nevada helps the community, including job training, veterans programs and more …
DA: New unit will review possible wrongful convictions
Friday, May 20, 2016
The Clark County District Attorney’s Office is creating a special unit to review cases where new evidence suggests innocent people might have been convicted. The County Commission this week ...
Fremont Hotel officials celebrate property turning 60
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
A mainstay of downtown Las Vegas — the place where Wayne Newton got his start — passed a milestone ....
Immigration officers arrest 87 in Las Vegas, Reno areas
Monday, May 16, 2016
Convicted drug traffickers and street gang members were among 87 foreign nationals arrested in the Reno and Las Vegas areas last week during an operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement targeting ...
Casino promotions: May 15-21
Sunday, May 15, 2016
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Las Vegas-based Remark Media reports strong strides in revenue
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Las Vegas-based media firm Remark Media Inc. increased its revenue by $13.5 million to a net revenue of $14.3 million in the first quarter of 2016, which the company attributed to its acquisition of Vegas.com last year in a deal worth up to $38 million. The Las Vegas ticketing hub ...
Distraught man arrested after disrupting ITT class in Henderson
Monday, May 9, 2016
Henderson Police arrested a distraught man Monday evening who had entered an ITT Technical Institute building and disrupted ...
No one who reaches for help should lose hope
Sunday, May 8, 2016
The nonprofit organization Nevada Partners Inc. is committed to helping people get back on their feet.
Casino promotions: May 8-14
Sunday, May 8, 2016
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Injury crash snarls traffic on Strip
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Three people were taken to University Medical Center and traffic on the Las Vegas Strip came to a halt while officers investigated a crash Wednesday afternoon …
Teen arrested in fatal stabbing during fight outside McDonald’s
Monday, May 2, 2016
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in the stabbing death of a man during a fight last month outside a McDonald’s restaurant near Spring Mountain Road and ...
Casino promotions: May 1-7
Sunday, May 1, 2016
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CCSD teacher arrested on charges of sex acts with student
Friday, April 29, 2016
A 37-year-old Clark County middle school teacher accused of having sex with a student has been arrested. Nicole Wilfinger was arrested Friday and booked into ...
UNLV law professor nominated for federal judgeship
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Anne Rachel Traum, a law professor on leave from UNLV, has been nominated to serve as a judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. The White House announced today ...
Metro Police investigating shooting in northeast valley
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Metro Police say they are investigating a shooting that might have happened at a business in the northeast valley. Police received a call about 11:30 a.m. of a shooting in ...
Metro Police investigating fatal stabbing
Monday, April 25, 2016
A person was fatally stabbed today in the 3800 Block of James Paul Avenue, near U.S. 95 and Sahara Avenue, according to Metro Police. Officers responded ...
Firefighters get caught up in drive-by shooting; nobody injured
Monday, April 25, 2016
Firefighters responding to a medical emergency got caught up in a drive-by shooting Sunday night, but the crew was not injured, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Firefighters were ...
Coroner: Henderson judge died of severe infection in arm
Hampton also suffered lung disease, pain reliever intoxication
Monday, April 25, 2016
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has determined the death of Henderson Municipal Court Judge Diana Hampton was the result of a severe infection in her lower right arm. The cause ...
Nonprofit’s CEO: All children deserve hope for their future
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Communities in Schools of Nevada's mission is to keep children focused on their studies by removing non-academic obstacles, allowing them to stay in school and achieve in life. We talk to the CEO to find out more about the nonprofit's work of coordinating community resources ...
Police: Woman killed in 3-vehicle crash in northwest valley
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Metro Police say they are investigating a fatal three-vehicle crash in the northwest valley. A woman was killed in the wreck, which was reported ...
Police arrest suspect in deadly double shooting
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
A man has been arrested in a deadly double shooting early Sunday outside a home in the 2400 block of East McWilliams Avenue in ...
Person detained after arson fire in North Las Vegas, officials say
Monday, April 18, 2016
One person was detained today after an arson fire at a house in the 2700 block of Webster Street, according to the North Las Vegas Fire Department. Nobody was injured in the blaze at the ...
Police investigating suspicious device in vehicle
Monday, April 18, 2016
Metro Police say they are investigating a suspicious device found in a vehicle in the 5500 block of Halvern Avenue, near Washington Avenue and Christy Lane. The call originated ...

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