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Off-duty Metro officer shot at while pursuing suspects
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015
Police are on the hunt for suspects who shot at an off-duty Metro Police officer in Henderson Friday night. The off-duty officer came out of his house about ...
GMG takes top share of first-place awards in Nevada Press Association contest
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015
Greenspun Media Group received 33 first-place awards Friday from the Nevada Press Association, the most of any Nevada media organization. Eleven of those honors went to company's newest title, The Sunday ...
Careless smoking blamed in east-valley house fire
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015
A family was displaced from their home on Wednesday after the east-valley house caught fire from ...
Man wounded in drive-by shooting in northeast valley
Monday, Sept. 28, 2015
A man was wounded early today in a drive-by shooting as he walked along a sidewalk in the northeast valley, Metro Police said. The man was taken to a hospital with ... sale to be finalized Friday
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015
Las Vegas-based Remark Media Inc. announced today that it would close its acquisition of the site on Friday after reaching a deal with's founding company, The Greenspun Corporation.
Police respond to report of shooting in northeast valley
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015
A barricade situation that started with a report of a shooting was resolved after the subjects inside a northeast valley home surrendered and ...
Tickets for Electric Daisy Carnival on sale today
Monday, Sept. 21, 2015
Tickets for the 2016 Electric Daisy Carnival went on sale at noon today. Early Owl general admission tickets are $335 plus $42.39 in fees until they sell out, when the price will jump to ...
Recipe: Mac ’n Cheese by Cut
Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015
Be a kid again, only with elevated taste ...
ATV rider who hit parked vehicle dies
Friday, Sept. 18, 2015
A Las Vegas man injured Wednesday when the all-terrain vehicle he was riding slammed into a parked SUV has died, according to Metro Police. The Clark County Coroner’s Office notified ...
Police: 1 taken to hospital, 1 in custody in shooting
Monday, Sept. 14, 2015
A 44-year-old man has been arrested in a shooting that apparently stemmed from a domestic dispute near the Rhodes Ranch Golf Club in the ...
Chaparral’s Nelson takes over in win against Sunrise Mountain
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015
Richard Nelson had four touchdowns Friday for the Chaparral High football team in a ...
Suspect sought in double fatal shooting at Boulder Highway strip mall
Friday, Sept. 11, 2015
Police are searching for a man who fatally shot two men after exchanging words outside a southeast valley smoke shop. The shooting happened about noon Friday at ...
Kickoff event for teen driving safety campaign to feature go karts, food, prizes and more
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015
On Friday, organizers of a Nevada program aimed at reducing the number of teen fatalities will hold a kickoff celebration to raise awareness of the problem and educate young drivers and their parents about ...
Fire at Las Vegas vacation home does $125,000 damage
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015
An apparent electrical fire that started in the attic of an empty vacation home did an estimated $125,000 damage, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. A Metro Police officer noticed smoke ...
Suspicious package found at the Cromwell is deemed safe
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015
Activity at the Cromwell resort on the Las Vegas Strip was disrupted Wednesday night when ...
Jet at McCarran International Airport catches fire; 14 taken to hospital
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015
Some 170 people scrambled off an outbound British Airways jet today at the Las Vegas airport after an engine caught fire, sending 14 people to the hospital with injures mostly suffered escaping the burning airliner, officials said. Most of the injuries ...
Lobbying — and ‘Las Vegas Night’ — on tap as chamber group visits Capitol Hill
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015
A delegation from the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce is making the rounds in Washington this week, discussing legislative priorities with members of Nevada’s delegation and knocking on doors of other lawmakers.
51s fall to Tacoma, denied playoff spot
Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015
The Las Vegas 51s’ postseason hopes evaporated today with a 6-3 loss to Tacoma at Cashman Field. ...
Las Vegas 51s down Tacoma, remain in hunt for division title
Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015
The Las Vegas 51s kept themselves in the hunt for a division title Friday night, bouncing back from a thrashing on Thursday for a 9-4 victory over Tacoma. The win, coupled with a 6-5 loss by ...
Metro officer wounded — apparently with AK-47 — during prowler call
Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
A veteran Las Vegas Metro Police officer suffered a gunshot wound from an assault rifle this morning while responding to a report of a prowler in the central valley, police said. Officer Jeremy Robertson, 37, was in stable condition at University Medical Center, where ...
Fugitive wanted in California captured in Las Vegas
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015
A fugitive wanted by the California Department of Corrections was arrested today in Las Vegas by a U.S. Marshals Service-led task force. A warrant was issued charging ...
Update: Suspects still sought in Las Vegas man's shooting death
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
A man who was shot to death Thursday night in the garage of a southwest valley home has been identified as 30-year-old Jerelle Javanta Lamb, who died of multiple gunshot wounds in ...
Cheyenne blanks Cimarron-Memorial behind Walker’s three TDs
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
David Walker rushed for three touchdowns and about 120 yards today for the host Cheyenne High football team in a 38-0 victory against Cimarron-Memorial in the Duel in the Desert rivalry game. ...
Traffic reports: Vehicle fire blocks ramp on southbound Airport Connector to eastbound 215 Beltway loop ramp
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
Officials say a vehicle fire has blocked the ramp on the southbound Airport Connector to the eastbound 215 loop ramp due, according to a text alert from ...
Sandoval appoints officials to two state positions
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval has announced the appointment of Patrick Cates as director of the Department of Administration that ...
Air quality advisory extended because of smoke from wildfires
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
An air quality advisory issued Wednesday because of smoke from wildfires in California’s southern Sierra Nevada has been extended ...
Metro Police car involved in crash at Strip intersection
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
A marked Metro Police car was involved in a crash with a private vehicle this morning at a Las Vegas Strip intersection, officials said. The accident took place about 5 a.m. at ...
Las Vegas-based Remark Media acquires
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, one of the top sites for booking vacations to Las Vegas for nearly 20 years, is changing hands.
Police: 1 in custody after domestic disturbance call
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015
Metro Police say they took a man into custody today after responding to a domestic disturbance call where possible gunshots were heard. Police responded about ...
North Las Vegas Police make arrest in fatal overnight shooting
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015
North Las Vegas police have made an arrest in a shooting that left a man fatally wounded overnight. Officer Aaron Patty said today the 34-year-old victim and ...
2 shot dead at west valley apartment
Monday, Aug. 10, 2015
Metro Police say two people were shot to death at a west valley apartment complex Monday night. Police were called to 725 Hualapai Way, near ...
Fire near airport destroys vacant house
Monday, Aug. 10, 2015
A fire destroyed a vacant house this morning in a neighborhood near McCarran International Airport ...
Fire displaces 3, briefly closes Koval Lane
Firefighters closed Koval while fighting the fire, but the street has since been reopened
Monday, Aug. 10, 2015
A fire early today at a duplex near the Las Vegas Strip displaced three people and prompted firefighters to close Koval Lane near Tropicana Avenue. ...
Suspect arrested in stabbing death of 84-year-old woman
Friday, Aug. 7, 2015
A suspect has been arrested in the slaying of an 84-year-old woman who was attacked last month at a Spring Valley home, Metro Police said. Margarita Balandova, 28, of Las Vegas was arrested Thursday on counts of ...
Metro investigates fatal stabbing near Decatur, Tropicana
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015
Metro Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in the southwest valley late Wednesday. Authorities were alerted to the incident at 8:20 a.m. near Tropicana Avenue and Decatur ...
Driver killed when car goes airborne, smashes into wall
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015
A 46-year-old Las Vegas woman was killed early today when the Ford Mustang she was driving sped through an intersection on Russell Road, went airborne and slammed ...
Power restored to Anthem area after outage
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
More than 2,000 customers in Henderson are affected by a power outage this evening ...
Kitchen fire in northwest valley home displaces 2
Thursday, July 30, 2015
A cooking fire Thursday evening at a northwest Las Vegas home displaced two adults. Firefighters responded about ...
Las Vegas man dies after motorcycle crash
Monday, July 27, 2015
A Las Vegas man was critically injured Sunday night when the motorcycle he was riding ran off Charleston Boulevard and crashed, Metro Police said. The wreck happened about ...
The Sun’s high school football media day expands to South Point, includes more than 30 schools
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Las Vegas Sun hosted its annual high school football media day Wednesday at the South Point, bringing players and coaches from more than 30 local high schools for ...
Partnership expands health care access for Chamber of Commerce members
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
A new partnership between the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and H2U Health Centers will expand access to primary health care for chamber members and their dependents. H2U, which operates ...
Be kind to your body: Watch out for acute and chronic injuries
Monday, July 13, 2015
Sooner or later, most of us realize we aren’t professional athletes. The lightbulb often goes off when bones start cracking or muscles pulling. Acute injuries occur suddenly and typically are obvious to spot — say, a broken bone or bad sprain accompanied by extreme swelling and severe pain. Chronic injuries develop over time and are more nagging. Symptoms typically include mild swelling, tenderness, dull aches when you rest and pain when you play. Here are the most common weekend warrior complaints ...
PHOTO GALLERY: Hillary Clinton opens campaign office in Nevada
Friday, July 10, 2015
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign now has an address in Las Vegas.
Teen is critical after being pulled from swimming pool in western valley
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
A teenage boy was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after he was found unconscious in a Spring Valley swimming pool. The boy, 16, was swimming with friends and family when they noticed him ...
Driver dead, girl, 12, hurt when car crashes into house
Monday, July 6, 2015
A 79-year-old driver may have had a medical episode before a car crashed into a house Sunday night, injuring a 12-year-old girl who was sleeping in a bedroom, Metro Police said. The man, identified by the ...
Bright ideas: New regulations pave way for solar energy
Experts are optimistic solar power can eventually compete with traditional energy sources
Monday, July 6, 2015
The state basks in an average 250 sunny days a year, and the push to turn our clear skies and sun rays into energy grows every year. In fact, Las Vegas is the third-sunniest city in the country and ranks third in solar energy produced per capita. Stephen Brown, director of UNLV’s Center for Economic and Business Research, says commercial solar power in Nevada is more economically viable than other renewables, such as wind power, but still has a long way to go to be ...
Coroner IDs teen who died while swimming at Lake Mohave
Thursday, July 2, 2015
A 17-year-old boy who died Tuesday at Lake Mohave while swimming has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Troynell Jermone Johnson Jr. of North Las Vegas. Metro Police divers ...
Police: ‘Chin Strap’ bank robbery suspect taken into custody
Monday, June 29, 2015
A 31-year-old Las Vegas man was arrested Sunday afternoon in connection with four bank robberies in the past few weeks, Henderson Police said.
Oswald David Perez, dubbed the “Chin Strap” bandit because ...
51s rally in extra innings for 10th straight home victory
Sunday, June 28, 2015
The Las Vegas 51s scored three runs in the bottom of the 10th inning today for a 4-3 victory against Sacramento ...
Bicyclist, 16, hit by car dies at hospital
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
A 16-year-old bicyclist who was hit by a car last week while crossing Bonanza Road in a crosswalk has died, according to Metro Police. The boy was crossing ...

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