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51s beat Fresno; catcher Plawecki promoted to Mets
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Las Vegas 51s catcher Kevin Plawecki was pulled from the lineup in the sixth inning today of the 51s' 10-5 victory against Fresno for a promotion to the big leagues. ...
41 arrested in Las Vegas in roundup of most dangerous fugitives
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A six-week operation focused on apprehending the most dangerous felony fugitives resulted in 41 arrests in the Las Vegas Valley and more than 7,100 nationwide, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Additionally, 10 missing children were ...
Police seek suspect in double stabbing in North Las Vegas
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Detectives are searching for a suspect in the stabbing of his ex-girlfriend and the woman’s boyfriend, North Las Vegas Police said. Police are looking for ...
A sure sign of spring: Mojave Max emerges from burrow
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Mojave Max, the famous Southern Nevada desert tortoise, emerged from his burrow at 2:17 p.m. today, marking the beginning of spring weather. This is the second latest Mojave Max has ...
House fire does $65,000 damage; cause under investigation
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A fire reported after a resident found the front door of a house burning is under investigation, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Firefighters responded about ...
1 wounded, 1 in custody in shooting near North Las Vegas City Hall
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
One person was in critical condition and another was in custody after a shooting this morning near the North Las Vegas City Hall, police said. The shooting was reported about ...
51s beat Sacramento for third straight win
Monday, April 13, 2015
Eric Campbell and Travis Taijeron hit home runs today for the Las Vegas 51s in an 8-5 victory against host Sacramento. ...
Fire breaks out at condominium in northeast valley
Monday, April 13, 2015
Nobody was injured in a kitchen fire this morning at a condominium in the northeast valley, Clark County Fire Department officials said. The fire was reported about ...
Henderson Police cleared in shooting of gunman during confrontation
Friday, April 10, 2015
Four Henderson Police officers have been cleared in the shooting death of a gunman who wounded an officer during a confrontation last year, the Clark County District Attorney’s Office reported today.
It appears the man may have been trying to ...
District Attorney clears BLM officers in fatal shooting
Friday, April 10, 2015
The Clark County District Attorney’s Office has cleared two Bureau of Land Management officers in last year’s shooting death of a man who was reportedly harassing bicyclists along State Route 159.
According to a report released today, D’Andre Berghardt was ...
Metro Police motorcycle officer hit by SUV during traffic stop
Friday, April 10, 2015
A motorcycle officer was hit by an SUV and injured Thursday night while conducting a traffic stop on Tropicana Avenue, Metro Police said. The accident happened about 11:05 p.m. on ...
Two killed in head-on crash on Spring Mountain Road
Friday, April 10, 2015
Two people were killed this morning when a car crossed the center line of Spring Mountain Road and slammed head-on into a taxicab, Metro Police said. A 2011 Hyundai Sonata was west at Westwind Road about ...
Pitching prospect Steven Matz solid in debut, but 51s drop opener at Fresno
Thursday, April 9, 2015
The Las Vegas 51s were limited to two hits today at the Fresno Grizzlies in a 2-1 defeat to open the Triple-A season. Top pitching prospect Steven Matz ...
North Las Vegas man arrested in child death probe
Monday, April 6, 2015
The father who left a North Las Vegas home where a 3-year-old girl was found dead is in custody. Jondrew Lachaux surrendered to police ...
Las Vegas middle school teacher arrested on lewdness charges
Monday, April 6, 2015
A teacher at a Las Vegas middle school has been charged with three counts of lewdness with a minor and one count of kidnapping. Mikhial Lerma, 28, was booked into the Clark County Detention Center ...
Police: Vehicle carrying children shot during road-rage incident
Monday, April 6, 2015
A man fired a shot at a vehicle carrying an adult and three children Sunday during a road-rage incident on U.S. 95 near ...
Man in critical condition after shooting in North Las Vegas
Monday, April 6, 2015
An unidentified man was in critical condition after a shooting Sunday night in North Las Vegas, police said. The man showed up about 9:35 p.m. at ...
Global warming: A glimpse at 2115 in the Las Vegas Valley
Monday, April 6, 2015
A century from now, the Las Vegas Valley could be shrouded in a haze of ozone, parched from lengthy droughts and faced with blackouts from overexerted power grids used to run ...
2 children killed in minivan fire in east valley
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Two small children died Saturday evening in a minivan fire at an apartment complex in the east Las Vegas Valley. Police responded to reports of a burning vehicle at ...
Police seek teen missing in the far northwest valley
Friday, April 3, 2015
etro Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing teen who may be in need of medical attention ...
Smith’s recalls some carrot cake containing unlabeled walnuts
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Smith’s Food and Drug Stores is recalling some of its in-store bakery carrot cake in Nevada and six other states because it contains walnuts that may not be listed on the label. People who are allergic to walnuts could ...
Rash of auto break-ins reported at Las Vegas parks
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The Las Vegas Deputy City Marshal Unit is investigating a series of recent auto burglaries at city parks. Burglars smashed windows, took purses and then ...
Pahrump brothel offers to host Reid’s retirement party
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
A Pahrump brothel has offered to host U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement party. Sheri’s Ranch, 60 miles west of Las Vegas, says several of the senator’s accomplishments have directly improved the lives of Nevada’s legal sex workers and thanked Reid for ...
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 ...

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