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Pedestrian hit by taxi dies of his injuries
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A pedestrian critically injured when he was hit by a taxi Monday while crossing Boulder Highway has died, according to Metro Police. A Checker Cab car was headed north on ...
Las Vegas Outlaws lose first game after slow start
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Tysson Poots, a Coronado High product, had three touchdowns for Las Vegas to highlight the comeback effort ...
Fire at apartment building sends plume of smoke over valley
Monday, March 30, 2015
A two-alarm fire at a southeast valley apartment complex started in the kitchen of a downstairs unit and spread into the building’s attic, according to the Clark County Fire Department. The fire, which ...
Back to school and back again: How do year-round schedules work?
Monday, March 30, 2015
Year-round schools, on average, cost the district more to operate than typical nine-month schools. A multi-track, year-round schedule allows the School District to ease crowding as it waits for more money to build more schools ...
Fatal crash blocks lanes of northbound I-15 at Cheyenne
Saturday, March 28, 2015
The crash was reported about 2:40 p.m. ...
A timeline of Sen. Harry Reid’s political career
Friday, March 27, 2015
A timeline of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's political career, from his early years in the Nevada Legislature to his election to Congress, where he served five terms in the Senate and served as party leader before announcing he would not seek re-election in 2016.
Bicyclist dies after being injured in hit-and-run last month
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A bicyclist injured in a hit-and-run crash on Boulder Highway last month died Saturday, Metro Police said. Gerald Scrimshire, 55, of Las Vegas was riding ...
Fugitive suspected of impersonating cop arrested in Las Vegas
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A fugitive wanted in Georgia on suspicion of impersonating a police officer and possession of a firearm was arrested Wednesday night in ...
Northern Nevada inmate, 56, dies in prison
Monday, March 23, 2015
An inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center died Saturday at the prison's Regional Medical Facility ...
Man in wheelchair hit by car dies month later
Monday, March 23, 2015
An 80-year-old man hit by a car last month while crossing Charleston Boulevard in a motorized wheelchair has died of his injuries, Metro Police said. Usher Barrington of Las Vegas was ...
Metro Police seek to ID suspects in store robbery
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Metro Police say they are searching for two men in a robbery earlier this month at a store near U.S. 95 and Jones Boulevard. The men picked up several items of merchandise and then ...
Sprinkler douses overnight fire at downtown Las Vegas bar
Thursday, March 19, 2015
An automatic sprinkler helped prevent an overnight fire from spreading at a downtown bar, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Fire dispatchers were notified ...
Woman, 82, dead after single-vehicle crash is identified
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
An 82-year-old woman pronounced dead Monday morning after a single-vehicle crash on the 215 Beltway has been identified as ...
Police seek suspect in Henderson bank robbery
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Henderson Police are searching for a suspect captured on surveillance cameras in the armed robbery of a Chase bank branch Monday morning. The suspect entered the bank at ...
Driver killed in rollover crash identified
Monday, March 16, 2015
A driver killed when he was ejected in a rollover crash on U.S. 95 early Friday has been identified as ...
Girl, 10, hit by SUV in school parking lot
Thursday, March 12, 2015
A 10-year-old girl was critically injured this morning when she was hit by a sport utility vehicle in the parking lot of ...
Man shot dead at Boulder Highway complex
Thursday, March 12, 2015
One man was fatally shot at a Boulder Highway apartment complex late Wednesday. Police received a report at about 10:35 p.m. of a shooting at the Budget Suites ...
Business, interfaith groups support Sandoval’s proposal to pay for education reform
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance joined forces today with Nevadans for the Common Good in support of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposal to pay for hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending on public education in Nevada.
GMG seeks court ruling on Joint Operating Agreement; millions at stake
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
In a court filing today, the Greenspun Media Group contends that Stephens Media and the Las Vegas Review-Journal have systematically miscalculated their partnership share to disadvantage the Las Vegas Sun and ...
Target shooter killed after bullet ricochets, officials say
Monday, March 9, 2015
A man target shooting with friends in the desert northwest of Las Vegas was killed early today when he was hit by a bullet that ricocheted off a target or rock. The incident ...
Collision leaves Las Vegas motorcyclist seriously injured
Thursday, March 5, 2015
A motorcyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries Wednesday night after a collision on Pecos Road near Warm Springs Road ...
Fire near downtown forces 30 residents from apartments
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
A fire at an apartment complex near downtown Las Vegas forced 23 residents from their homes and caused about $50,000 damage, according Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. No injuries were reported in the ...
Elementary school evacuated after smoke detector activated
Monday, March 2, 2015
Paul East Culley Elementary School was evacuated this morning after an odor coming form a dryer set off a smoke alarm, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Nobody was injured, and ...
Boy accidentally shot in leg in northeast valley
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
A young boy was shot in the leg at a residence in northeast Las Vegas late Friday. The shooting, which appears to be accidental, happened about 8 p.m. in ...
Man dies after being run over outside Henderson casino
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
A Las Vegas man who was dropped off at the main entrance of a Boulder Highway casino last week and then struck by a car has died ...
2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Two quick-footed llamas that dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement community were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and on social media. Television footage showed a large, white llama and a smaller, black llama darting through ...
Teen with bicycle hit in crosswalk in Henderson
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
An 18-year-old woman with a bicycle was critically injured this morning when she was hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk on ...
Man faces sentencing for seeking unemployment benefits from jail
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
A Las Vegas man is facing prison time after he was convicted of unemployment insurance fraud for seeking jobless benefits while he was in jail, according to the state Attorney General’s Office. After a three-day trial ...
YMCA evacuated after construction workers hit gas line
Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
About 40 people were temporarily evacuated from the Durango Hills Community Center this morning after a construction crew hit a natural gas line behind ...
Snowmen in Summerlin: Las Vegas gets hit with a wintry blast
Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
People were busy snapping pictures and making snowmen this morning after an overnight storm dumped up to 2 inches of snow in the Summerlin area and 10 inches on ...
Greenspun: Sale of Review-Journal will have no effect on Las Vegas Sun or GMG’s other publications
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
An agreement between New York-based New Media Investment Group Inc. to purchase the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal will have no effect on ...
Woman killed in head-on crash with tractor-trailer
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
A passenger in a car driving the wrong way on U.S. 93 in Lincoln County was killed Tuesday night in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
The car, a 1997 Acura, was headed north about ...
Las Vegas firefighters battle blaze at vacant house
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015
Firefighters battled a blaze this morning at a vacant, single-story house near Rancho and Vegas drives, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. No injuries ...
Police: Man found dead at home, car missing
Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
Metro Police are seeking clues in the death of a man discovered Saturday with apparent gunshot wounds at a home near Stewart Avenue and Sandhill Road. The victim’s car was also missing, police said.
Patrol officers were dispatched ...
Early morning fire destroys duplex in North Las Vegas
Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
Fire destroyed a duplex in North Las Vegas this morning, causing an estimated $92,500 damage, fire department officials said. Nobody was injured. When firefighters arrived ...
Grandmother drops children to safety from burning house
Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
Two children escaped a house fire early today when their grandmother dropped them from a second-floor window to a waiting police officer and her husband on the ground, North Las Vegas Fire Department officials said. The fire was reported about ...
Pedestrian, 57, hit and killed crossing Flamingo Road
Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
A 57-year-old Las Vegas man was hit and killed by an SUV on Sunday night while crossing Flamingo Road, near Rainbow Boulevard, according to Metro Police. The man was crossing ...
Jerry Tarkanian’s death met with an outpouring of grief
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015
Tarkanian, who famously led the Rebels to four appearances in the Final Four, including a 1990 national championship, died today. He was 84.
Coroner IDs scooter rider killed in crash with ambulance
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
A scooter rider killed Monday in a crash with an ambulance making an emergency run has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Michael Ortiz, 50, of Las Vegas. A passenger on the scooter ...
Pedestrian, 54, hit by car, killed crossing street
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
A pedestrian crossing Lake Mead Boulevard outside a marked crosswalk was hit by a car and killed Monday night, according to Metro Police. The accident happened shortly before ...
Suspect shot by Metro officer at east valley complex
Monday, Feb. 9, 2015
An armed suspect was shot by a police officer at an east valley apartment complex late Monday. The shooting occurred at about 10 p.m. at the Suites ...
Twenty years of boom: Clarion latest in long line of casino implosions
Monday, Feb. 9, 2015
After 45 years, seven different names and nearly as many owners, the Clarion Hotel met its end early this morning, crumbling in on itself — for the most part — shortly before 3 a.m. An elevator shaft ...
Multicar, fatal wreck closes intersection at Cheyenne and Jones
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Metro Police are investigating a multicar wreck with a fatality and multiple injuries near the intersection of Cheyenne Avenue and Jones Boulevard. The accident was reported about ...
Suspect in deadly Hollywood nightclub shooting arrested in Las Vegas
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
A suspect in a fatal shooting last year at a Hollywood, Calif., nightclub was arrested today in Las Vegas, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Brian Long, 36, a fugitive wanted by ...
Man dead after pickup truck crashes in desert
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015
A man was found dead this morning after being ejected from a pickup truck that rolled over in the desert near Lee Canyon Road, east of U.S. 95, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. A passerby ...
Pickup collides with school bus, 2 parked vehicles
Monday, Feb. 2, 2015
A collision involving a school bus with several children on board sent a pickup careening into two parked vehicles, but nobody was injured, Metro Police said. The crash was reported about ...
Report of suicidal person prompts shutdown of I-15
Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
Law enforcement authorities shut down Interstate 15 near Tropicana Avenue this morning amid ...
Cause of fire at vacant building under investigation
Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Clark County Fire Department officials are investigating the cause of a fire this morning at a vacant building near North Jones Boulevard and Gowan Road. The fire was reported ...
Skateboarder, 15, clinging to car driven by mom injured in fall
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
A teen was critically injured Wednesday when he fell off a skateboard as he held on to a moving car driven by his mother, Metro Police said. The accident happened ...
Metro Police investigating man’s death as a suicide
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Metro Police homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man found this morning in the 2800 block of Stewart Avenue as a suicide, officials said. Police responded ...

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