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Latest storm threat brings flash flood watch for Las Vegas
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Southern Nevadans have a day to brace for new thunderstorms and flash flooding, as forecasters are expecting showers ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Done deal: Sandoval signs record $1.3B tax break package for Tesla
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
Seven days and six hours after he proposed giving the biggest tax break in Nevada history to Tesla Motors, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed the deal into law late Thursday. The deal ...
Social justice group calls Tesla deal far too generous, far too risky
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
Bob Fulkerson, executive director of the social justice group Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, called the Tesla deal far too generous and far too risky in a letter to lawmakers today.
Live coverage: Nevada lawmakers call it a night without a vote
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
The Nevada Legislature finished off the first day of its Tesla special session about 9 p.m. today without taking a vote on any of the four bills proposed. Lawmakers are planning to start again around 9 a.m. ...
Nevada says Tesla will be economic boon, but watchdog group isn’t so sure
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
Greg LeRoy, executive director of the watchdog group Good Jobs First, issued a statement today on Nevada's study on the economic impact of the Tesla deal. LeRoy's statement is in response ...
Las Vegas apartment shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014
Metro Police are investigating a shooting Tuesday at an apartment complex on East Bonanza Road. Police received a report of ...
Vegas Play of the Day: Here are 3 winners in the NFL for Week 1
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
Football is finally here. After a grueling summer piecing together the Play of the Day column using baseball games and women’s professional basketball, the NFL ...
51s’ season ends with third straight playoff loss to Reno
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s were eliminated today in the PCL Conference Championship Series ...
My kid’s not getting along with her teacher. What can I do?
Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
For parents whose children aren't getting along with their teachers, there's hope. For starters ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Reno pitcher blanks 51s to even playoff series
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s were limited to four hits today by Reno’s Andrew Chafin in a complete game shutout ...
51s grab playoff opener on game-winner from son of Mets legend
L.J. Mazzilli’s dad, Lee, was on the Mets' 1986 World Series champion team
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
L. J. Mazzilli’s run-scoring single in the bottom of the eighth inning today scored Cory Vaughn with the winning run for the Las Vegas 51s in a 5-4 victory against the visiting Reno Aces in the first game of a five-game PCL Conference Championship Series.
51s finish regular season with PCL’s best record, start playoffs Wednesday
Monday, Sept. 1, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s beat host Albuquerque 5-0 today in their regular season finale, finishing with a Pacific Coast League best 81-63 record and second straight division title.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
51s’ win streak ends at seven games
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s’ season best seven-game winning streak was snapped today at Albuquerque in a 10-5 loss to open a four-game series to close the regular season.
Cactus Avenue interchange to open Friday, ahead of schedule
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
The Cactus Avenue interchange over Interstate 15 will open at 2 p.m. Friday, two months ahead of schedule, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced today. The project was initially scheduled to ...
Former U.S. attorney pleads guilty to failing to file tax returns
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
A local lawyer who served as U.S. attorney for Nevada from 1975 to 1977 pleaded guilty today to failing to file federal individual and corporate income tax returns from 2006 to 2010, said Daniel G. Bogden, U.S. attorney for the District of Nevada. Lawrence J. Semenza II pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge James C. Mahan to three misdemeanor counts of ...
51s finish sweep of Round Rock for 7th straight win
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s are peaking at the right time of the season ..
3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
A Las Vegas airport employee and two other men are accused of conspiring to sneak pounds of cocaine in carry-on bags onto commercial flights to Alaska, according to a federal indictment. ...
Victim critical after being shot several times in the back
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
Metro Police are investigating a shooting in the northwest Las Vegas Valley that left a person in critical condition late Monday. Authorities were alerted to a report of shots fired in the area ...
51s beat Round Rock for fifth straight win
Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
Anthony Seratelli had a three-run home run today for the Las Vegas 51s, helping them beat visiting Round Rock 9-3 for their ...
51s handle Round Rock, 6-5
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Cory Vaughn’s three-run home run today in the sixth inning helped the Las Vegas 51s beat Round Rock, 6-5.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Rollover shuts down Las Vegas Boulevard, sends 2 to hospital
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
A single-vehicle accident Thursday night shut down southbound Las Vegas Boulevard at Russell Road. The rollover occurred about 10 p.m. when ...
51s blanked by New Orleans, still likely to clinch playoff berth this week
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
The earliest the Las Vegas 51s can clinch a playoff spot is ...
Attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt ‘train wreck’ as lawyer, records show
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Adam Laxalt, a candidate for Nevada attorney general, gave himself “glowing” assessments as a private attorney. But his supervisors said his work was “sloppy” ...
Nevada Rep. Steven Horsford to attend Michael Brown’s funeral in Ferguson
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Nevada Rep. Steven Horsford will attend the funeral of Michael Brown in Ferguson on Monday, he announced on Twitter today. ...
Couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
A couple were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide late Tuesday at their residence near Valley View and Oakey boulevards. Police received a welfare check request ...
51s can’t overcome giving up 5 runs in first inning at Omaha
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s surrendered five first-inning runs today at Omaha in a 9-5 defeat. ...
Despite being blanked at Omaha, 51s still comfortably in first place
51s should clinch Triple-A league title next week at home against New Orleans
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s were limited to four hits today in a 4-0 loss at Omaha. ...
Person critical after 2-car crash in northeast valley
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
A two-car crash in the northeast Las Vegas Valley sent a person to the hospital in critical condition late Friday. Two others sustained nonlife-threatening injuries in the crash that happened ...
51s blank Iowa, 2-0
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Las Vegas 51s starter Matthew Bowman pitched 7 and 1/3 scoreless innings today at the Iowa Cubs...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Las Vegas native Kris Bryant hits game-ending home run to beat 51s in 12 innings
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Top baseball prospect Kris Bryant is a Las Vegas native who still calls Southern Nevada home in the offseason. The Bonanza High product isn’t ...
51s use three-run triple from Matt Reynolds to beat Iowa
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
Matt Reynolds had two triples and three RBIs today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 6-4 victory at the Iowa Cubs. Las Vegas trailed ...
51s overcome home run from local product Kris Bryant, beat Cubs
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Josh Satin’s RBI double in the ninth inning today scored Cesar Puello with the winning run in the Las Vegas 51s’ 6-5 victory against the host Iowa Cubs.
51s surrender 8 unanswered runs in loss to Albuquerque
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s scored two runs today in the first inning against visiting Albuquerque, but ...
Metro Police investigating officer-involved shooting
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Metro Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the 7600 block of Calico Fields Street, near Fort Apache and Farm roads in the northwest valley. Police said a suspect was shot after ...
Man arrested on DUI count after pedestrian hit crossing road
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
A Las Vegas man was arrested on a count of driving under the influence on Sunday after hitting a man pushing a bicycle across Flamingo Road outside of a marked crosswalk, Metro Police reported.
A 2014 Chevrolet Camaro was eastbound...
51s win third straight vs. Albuquerque
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
Taylor Teagarden’s two-run home run highlighted a six-run fifth inning today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 7-5 victory against ...
Five-run 8th inning carries 51s to victory
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Daniel Muno’s two-run double capped a five-run eighth inning today for the Las Vegas 51s, helping them rally to a 9-6 victory against visiting Albuquerque.
Former UFC fighter sought in violent domestic dispute
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Metro Police are investigating allegations that a former UFC fighter and small-time porn actor was involved in a domestic dispute that ended in severe injuries. Police have identified ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Pedestrian is critical after crash in North Las Vegas
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night after being hit by a car at East Lake Mead Boulevard and North 5th Street, authorities said. North Las Vegas Police responded about 8:30 p.m. to ...
51s drop series opener against Albuquerque
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s were defeated today by visiting Albuquerque in the first game of a Pacific Coast League series, 6-2.
51s’ Montero fires one-hitter over 8 innings to blank Sacramento
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Rafael Montero pitched a one-hit shutout over eight innings today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 3-0 victory at Sacramento. ...
Valley neighborhood attacked by bee swarm after hive agitated
Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
A swarm of bees provoked by two men throwing objects at their hive zeroed in on residents in an east valley neighborhood on Monday afternoon. When fire crews arrived, the bees were still ...
51s hang on for win at Sacramento
Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
Las Vegas 51s starter Logan Verrett pitched eight scoreless innings today in a 4-2 victory at Sacramento.
51s’ Reynolds has big day in victory at Sacramento
Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014
Andrew Brown and Matt Reynolds hit home runs today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 7-2 road victory at Sacramento.

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