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Snow on the Strip, underwater Santa and more: It’s holiday season in Las Vegas
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015
The holiday season has arrived, and Las Vegas is responding with lights, artistry, and, in some cases, snow. These 10 holiday displays offer ...
Number of Las Vegas visitors hits 3.8 million in October, up 5.6 percent
Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says nearly 3.8 million people visited the destination in October, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to a year ago. The agency ...
Fire at southwest valley house contained to garage
Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
Firefighters put out a garage fire today before it spread to the living area of a house in the southwest valley, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Nobody ...
Fire causes $20,000 damage to building near Boulder Highway
Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015
A fire behind a building on the east side of the Las Vegas Valley caused $20,000 ...
Las Vegas man fatally shot by Metro Police officers identified
Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015
A man fatally shot by Metro Police early Tuesday after he reportedly ran from a vehicle stop and lunged toward a gun has been identified as 32-year-old Thomas Joseph Mceniry.
Accordionists, door makers and tribologists: Las Vegas’ colorful mix of conventions
Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015
You may not know what tribologists are, but they know Las Vegas. The scientists are among a broad range of groups that hold conventions or trade shows in Sin City, where such other organizations as ...
Texas man hits $1.8 million jackpot at Laughlin casino
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015
A Texas man hit a $1,824,943 jackpot at the Golden Nugget Laughlin while playing a 1,000,000 Degrees slot machine. Ernest Lopez and his girlfriend, Linda Boelter, were vacationing from ...
Firefighters respond to several fires this morning
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015
Clark County firefighters extinguished two small fires this morning, including one that ...
A look back at Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR career through a series of cartoons
Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
We remember that brash 20-year-old kid with a bad mustache who burst onto the circuit full of confidence and with the driving skills to back it up. The Sun’s editorial cartoonist Mike Smith looks back at Gordon’s career through a series of cartoons he has ...
Police ID suspect in shooting of man found dead in doorway
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015
Metro Police are searching for a suspect in the shooting of a man found dead Wednesday in the doorway of an home near downtown Las Vegas. Police identified the suspect ...
When Sin City froze over: You won’t believe how cold it’s been in Las Vegas
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
Those who think Las Vegas is cold now haven't seen anything yet. In sharp contrast to the city's blistering hot and dry summers, temperatures have plunged lower than ...
Photos: Arbor View wins another girls soccer championship
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
The Arbor View High girls soccer team beat Coronado 2-0 at North Valleys High School in Reno to capture its fourth straight Division I state championship. The Aggies finished with a 21-1 record, including a 7-0 victory Friday ...
Police: Suspect in bank robbery kills himself in getaway car
Friday, Nov. 13, 2015
An armed robber shot and killed himself behind the wheel of his getaway car after holding up a Bank of America branch this morning, according to Metro police. The robbery ...
Outage leaves 2,400 without power near Rancho, Owens
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015
About 2,400 customers in the central valley are affected by a power outage this evening ...
Deals for veterans in Las Vegas on their special day of honor
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015
The men and women who served — and are serving — in the U.S. military deserve our gratitude every day, but today — Veterans Day — is their especially deserved day in the spotlight. Here are a few ways veterans are being honored in Las Vegas today:
Fires break out at Paris, two other Las Vegas locations
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015
A fire at Paris Las Vegas sent fire crews rushing to the Las Vegas Strip early today — part of a busy morning in which two other blazes broke out in ...
CCSD cops fatally shoot driver who had crashed into Metro patrol car
Friday, Nov. 6, 2015
Police shot dead a driver as he sped toward them Friday afternoon at a south valley park. The incident began when a male suspect driving a small SUV sideswiped a ...
Six accused of using information from dead to collect tax refunds
Friday, Nov. 6, 2015
Six people are accused of using information of dead people to file false federal tax returns and collect more than $2.7 million in fraudulent refunds, according to ...
Police: Scooter rider dead after hit-and-run in North Las Vegas
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015
A 51-year-old man riding a scooter was found dead Monday night after a hit-and-run crash in North Las Vegas, authorities said. The incident was reported about 11:15 p.m. in the 3100 block of Craig Road, where officers found the man ...
Fire at apartment near UNLV does about $30,000 in damage
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015
A fire late Monday at an apartment near UNLV caused an estimated $30,000 damage, but nobody was injured, according to the Clark County Fire Department. The fire was reported ...
Rider killed when motorcycle crashes into truck on Las Vegas Strip
Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
A motorcyclist was killed Sunday night on the Strip when a group of riders sped past two flagmen and he crashed into the side of a stopped semitractor-trailer, according to Metro Police. The wreck happened about 9:15 p.m. north of ...
Boy, 14, dies after being hit by RTC bus
Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
A 14-year-old boy was hit and killed Sunday by a Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada bus northwest of downtown Las Vegas, Metro Police said. The accident happened ...
Man arrested in series of Las Vegas area armed robberies
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015
Metro Police have arrested a man they say robbed a dozen valley businesses at gunpoint. Dwayne Reynolds committed a string of armed robberies from July through October at various pizza shops, ...
Fire cuts power to apartment building, displaces up to 40 residents
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015
A fire in an apartment building power room knocked out electricity to 20 units, forcing up to 40 people from their homes, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Nobody ...
Firefighters put out blaze at casino office building
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Firefighters put out a blaze early today at a building that serves as an administrative office for the Longhorn Casino on Boulder Highway, according to the Clark County Fire Department. The fire was reported ...
Man killed in head-on crash on 215 Beltway
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
A man was killed and one person seriously injured today when a car crossed the median and slammed head-on into another vehicle on the 215 Beltway near ...
Metro Police investigating suspicious death near downtown as a homicide
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015
Detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a female just east of downtown as a homicide, according to Metro Police. The death was reported about ...
No injuries reported after 2 small planes collide midair
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015
Two small planes sustained significant damage but nobody was injured when they collided midair today near the Nevada-California line, authorities said. The planes collided ...
Basic erases early deficit, leaves no doubt in victory over Foothill
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015
It wasn’t the start the Basic High football team expected. ...
Henderson man dies in 3-vehicle crash on Tropicana Avenue
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015
A Henderson man was pronounced dead Tuesday after the car he was driving went out of control and collided with two oncoming vehicles on Tropicana Avenue, between Paradise Road and Koval Lane, according to Metro Police. The 58-year-old man ...
Las Vegas casino quiz: Can you name property by seeing its door handle?
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015
You know Bally’s was once MGM Grand, Westgate Las Vegas started life as The International, and The D Las Vegas used to be Fitzgerald’s. But how well do you really know the casinos of Las Vegas? Can you tell the property by its unique door handle? Did you ...
Seven children recovered in Las Vegas in human trafficking operation
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015
Seven children in Las Vegas and two in Reno were recovered last week as part of a nationwide human trafficking operation, the FBI announced today. Overall, 149 underage trafficking victims — the youngest 12 years old — were recovered and ...
Woman, boyfriend arrested after body parts found in duffel bag
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015
A man and woman arrested in Louisiana are accused of killing a 71-year-old Las Vegas woman, stuffing her corpse into a duffel bag and hiding it in an underground utility vault while they used her credit cards to fund an effort ...
2 on motorcycle killed in west valley crash
Monday, Oct. 12, 2015
Two people on a motorcycle are dead after a crash in the west valley. Officers were called to Oakey Boulevard near Duneville Street about ...
Police identify suspect sought in homeless camp killing
Monday, Oct. 12, 2015
Metro Police have identified a suspect in a homeless camp slaying last month in the east valley. Authorities are searching for Brandon Williams ...
Man injured in fall along hiking trail near Lake Mead
Monday, Oct. 12, 2015
Metro Police rescued a hiker who was injured early today in a fall along a trail near Lake Mead, authorities said. The accident was reported ...
Pedestrian hit by car, critically injured in Laughlin
Monday, Oct. 12, 2015
A pedestrian crossing the street against a red traffic signal was hit by a car and critically injured Sunday night in Laughlin, according to Metro Police. The accident happened about ...
Juvenile found shot dead in southwest valley home
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015
Metro Police are investigating the death of a juvenile who was apparently found shot dead in a southwest valley neighborhood on ...
Driver facing DUI case after sidewalk crash kills 1, hurts 1
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015
A 78-year-old man was killed and a 75-year-old man was critically injured after being hit by a car in an apparent DUI crash this morning in ...
Man in wheelchair dies after being struck by pickup truck
Monday, Oct. 5, 2015
A man in a wheelchair died Monday night after being struck by a pickup truck near the Boulevard mall. Officers responded at 9 p.m. to a crash at near Desert Inn Road and ...
Bank executive paying it forward
Monday, Oct. 5, 2015
Stacy Watkins, a cancer survivor, dedicates time to teaching children about financial literacy.
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 ...

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