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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Greenspun Media Group announces promotions in key leadership roles
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Key leadership roles within the Greenspun Media Group were reorganized Wednesday to better serve advertisers in its five weekly print publications and the company’s …
Las Vegas Weekly, VEGAS INC websites take top honors
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
The websites for Las Vegas Weekly and VEGAS INC have taken top honors in Editor & Publisher’s prestigious EPPY Awards. The sites were awarded EPPYs in the categories of
Palo Verde tops Legacy to remain undefetaed in the Southwest League
Up next: A date with rival and five-time defending state champion Bishop Gorman in the Southwest championship game
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Graeson Vereen passed for three touchdowns for the Palo Verde High football team Thursday in a 27-12 victory against host Legacy.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Henderson Police seek new leads in 2005 slaying
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Recent developments in the investigation into the 2005 slaying of Henderson businessman Danny Cates have led detectives to believe there may be ...
Google tip led to Metro officer’s arrest on child porn counts
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A Metro Police patrol officer has been arrested on counts of possession and distribution of child pornography after Google tipped off the authorities. The officer, identified as ...
1 killed in single-car crash into utility pole
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
An 18-year-old woman was killed and another woman injured Wednesday night when a car reportedly involved in a theft at a convenience store crashed into ...
Las Vegas Weekly, VEGAS INC websites are finalists in EPPY Awards
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Two Greenspun Media Group websites have been named finalists for Editor & Publisher’s EPPY Award, the top honor in online journalism. The sites ...
Police: Missing Henderson man, 74, has been found
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
A 74-year-old man reported missing early this morning from his home in the Anthem area has been found, Henderson Police said. Police issued ...
1 injured in 3-vehicle crash at busy Las Vegas Valley intersection
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
A three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Charleston and Decatur boulevards early this morning sent one person to the hospital with ...
Baby, light that fire
A cozy gathering with friends, a break on the back patio with a book or an evening looking at the stars with your children can be enhanced by the ambience of a small fire’s flickering flames
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Some pits are fueled by natural gas or propane. Others can burn wood but use common sense: avoid burning on windy days because of blowing embers, and if you envelop your neighbor with smoke, you may be subject to a nuisance complaint or find the fire department rolling up to your house, thanks to a worried neighbor.
Clark County voters can begin casting ballots Saturday
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Clark County voters can begin casting ballots Saturday on the first day of the early voting period. Voters can choose one of 89 early voting sites ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Today is the last day for Clark County voters to register
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
Clark County residents have until 11:59 p.m. today to register online to vote in the Nov. 4 general election. Visit the ...
Henderson Police searching for missing 83-year-old man
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Henderson Police are searching for an 83-year-old man who was reported missing early this morning. Bryan James was discovered missing from his home at ...
Our choices, our future: A quick review of November’s ballot
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
There are eight races of particular importance for Nevada this election season.
Long pass play gives Cheyenne final-minute win against Mojave
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Anthony McConnico’s 52-yard touchdown pass to Ashton Lawson with 55 seconds to play Thursday gave the host Cheyenne High football team a 21-20 victory against Mojave. ...
Looking back at the first day of same-sex marriages in Nevada
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
A judge signs an order to approve gay marriage in Nevada and Las Vegas quickly begins marketing itself as the place for gay couples to marry. Here's a look at how it played out on social media ...
Former UNLV employees plead guilty in misappropriation of $292,000
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Two former UNLV employees pleaded guilty Thursday in the misappropriation of at least $292,000 from the university for their personal benefit, according to the Nevada Attorney General’s Office. Lina Khachekian, 35, of Las Vegas pleaded guilty to two felony counts of ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Nevada advocates, leaders react to gay marriage ruling
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Nevada gay-marriage advocates and political leaders celebrated a federal appeals court ruling today upholding gay marriage in Nevada and Idaho.
Toy drive to benefit USO Las Vegas ends Oct. 15
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
A toy drive spearheaded by a Las Vegas company will benefit military families who are supported by the USO Las Vegas.
Homicide detectives seek information about man found in Lake Mohave
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
A man found dead in Lake Mohave on Wednesday has been identified and Metro Police homicide detectives are seeking information about the circumstances surrounding his death. The man was identified today as ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Firm’s process offers 3-D look at building design, construction
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
The projects that architects and engineers dream up are starting to take shape faster thanks to changes in technology ...
Motorcyclist killed, passenger critically injured in weekend crash
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
A motorcyclist was killed and a passenger critically injured Sunday night in a crash on Calico Basin Road, north of State Route 159, Metro Police reported. The wreck happened about 9:15 p.m. when ...
Las Vegas man gets death penalty in 12-year-old girl’s slaying
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
A federal jury in Louisiana today sentenced a Las Vegas man to death in the kidnapping and slaying of a 12-year-old girl. Thomas Sanders, 57, was convicted on Sept. 8 of ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Suspect sought in east-valley convenience store robbery
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
Metro Police are asking for help finding a man accused of holding a clerk at gunpoint inside a convenience store this month. Police said in a statement the robbery happened near ...
Henderson man gets 2 years for pointing laser at helicopter
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
A Henderson man was sentenced today to two years in prison for aiming a laser pointer at a Metro Police helicopter. James David Zipf, 30, pleaded guilty in June to ...
Man run over by semi-truck downtown dies
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
The 50-year-old man was killed some time between 8 a.m. and 10:35 a.m. in a parking lot located at 300 N. 6th Street, near Stewart Avenue, according to police. After the collision, the driver of the semi-truck left the scene and drove south on 6th Street. It is unclear whether he was aware of running over the man, according to Metro.
Sun’s Brian Greenspun ‘humbled’ by induction into Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame
Greenspun Media Group collects 126 awards in annual statewide contest
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
The Nevada Press Association honored GMG with 126 awards — including 54 first-place plaques — during a dinner banquet at the ...
Strong second half propels Spring Valley to Thursday win over Clark
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
The Spring Valley High football team scored 37 unanswered points Thursday to finish the game against visiting Clark for a 37-6 victory in a Division I-A Sunset game. ...
Police say barricade situation in Laughlin is over
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
A barricade situation in Laughlin has been resolved and a person taken into custody, Metro Police said. No injuries were reported. Police earlier said ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Woman arrested in North Las Vegas shooting death
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
A woman is in custody in the shooting death last weekend of a female acquaintance in North Las Vegas. Police said Christine Sanchez, 44, was arrested in ...
Police find fetus in freezer while searching apartment
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Officers made a bizarre discovery — a jar containing a human fetus — when they stopped at a Las Vegas apartment ...
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 ...
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 …
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 ...
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 ...

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