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Driver arrested on DUI count after SUV hits pedestrian
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
A woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after an SUV hit a pedestrian Monday night at Sahara Avenue and ...
Your guide to backyard games
Sunday, May 24, 2015
If you’re looking to bring some friendly competition to your summer cookout, toss games are an easy way to do it. Beer pong and cornhole have gained popularity in recent years as a way to add enjoyment to backyard gatherings and pregame tailgates. But they aren’t the only toss games gaining traction. Here are three more relatively inexpensive ways to keep people engaged at a party ...
Burglary suspect chased by police crashes into wall
Friday, May 22, 2015
A burglary suspect who escaped in a car that was not his own gave police chase until he crashed into a block wall ...
NLV Police issue 239 citations in operation targeting speeders
Thursday, May 21, 2015
North Las Vegas Police issued 239 citations during a week of saturation patrols on major roads with a history of speeding and traffic crashes, officials said. The operation, conducted ...
Henderson Police investigating deaths of couple as murder-suicide
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
A man found dead at his home in Henderson was apparently shot to death by his estranged wife, who killed herself ...
Governor signs bill raising state speed limit to 80 mph
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a bill to raise the speed limit in Nevada from 75 mph to 80 mph.
Lawmakers solidify spending plan for Nevada’s K-12 schools
Saturday, May 16, 2015
A joint budget committee Saturday approved money to prepare pupils to read by the time they’re in third grade; for putting computers in middle schools; and to enhance the high school graduation rate.
Late-night shooting in northeast Las Vegas kills 1
Saturday, May 16, 2015
A man was fatally shot in the backyard of a northeast Las Vegas residence after midnight Saturday, according to Metro police ...
Sun editorial cartoonist talks NASCAR illustrations, being confronted by Kurt Busch
Friday, May 15, 2015
Less well known to some Smith's World readers, Smith also draws a weekly NASCAR-themed cartoon, which is syndicated in papers across the country and widely recognized by fans of the sport ...
Police go after distracted drivers in North Las Vegas
Thursday, May 14, 2015
North Las Vegas Police issued more than 450 citations during a two-week campaign targeting distracted drivers, officials said. Officers conducted saturation patrols from March 28 to April 13 on ...
Police seek suspect in robbery of Henderson jewelry store
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Henderson Police are trying to identify a suspect in the armed robbery of a jewelry store Wednesday night at the Galleria at Sunset mall. The man went into ...
Storms moving through Las Vegas bring lightning, hail
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Thunderstorms brought small hail, lightning and brief but heavy rain to the Las Vegas Valley this morning, the National Weather Service reports. The storms were ...
Scooter rider dies in collision with car
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
A scooter rider was killed Monday night when he crashed and skidded into a car that turned in front of him at the intersection of Grand Teton Drive and Cimarron Road, Metro Police said.
A 2009 Nissan Maxima was headed east on ...
Firefighter, 2 others hurt after Henderson home catches fire
Monday, May 11, 2015
A firefighter and two other people suffered minor injuries Sunday after a mobile home caught fire on Magic Way near Boulder Highway, according to the Henderson Fire Department. The fire, reported about 4:40 p.m., was ...
Man, 85, hit by car in November succumbs to injuries
Monday, May 11, 2015
An 85-year-old man hit by a car while crossing Wynn Road in November died of his injuries, Metro Police announced today. Tai Phung of Las Vegas was crossing the street about ...
Pedestrian hit by SUV, critically injured on Sahara
Monday, May 11, 2015
A pedestrian was critically injured Sunday when he was hit by an SUV as he crossed Sahara Avenue at Las Verdes Street outside a marked crosswalk, Metro Police said. The pedestrian, Dave Thomas Cox, 44, of Las Vegas was ...
Column on Stirling Club prompts clarification
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Las Vegas real estate agent Jason Abrams was reported to have filed a lawsuit seeking compensation for his work in the sale. While the company Abrams represents, Luxury Homes of Las Vegas, continues to pursue compensation related to the sale in the dispute, Abrams himself has been dismissed specifically from that complaint. The Stirling Club’s current owners deny that Abrams or Luxury Homes of Las Vegas are due any compensation by way of their suit ...
Girl, 17, arrested in critical motorcycle crash on Maryland Parkway
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Two people on a motorcycle are in critical condition after an accident Thursday night in the southern valley ...
Person shot near Sahara, Maryland; 2 detained
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Las Vegas Metro Police received a report of a shooting in the 1500 block of Karen Avenue, just east of Maryland, at 1:48 p.m. ...
Motorcyclist killed, child injured in northeast valley crash
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Police received a call around 7:53 a.m. about a collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle on Lake Mead Boulevard near Marion Drive, Metro Police Officer Jesse Roybal said ...
Water main break continues to slow traffic on Flamingo near Las Vegas Boulevard
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Officials initially hoped to repair the break in a few hours but ended up needing to replace a large section of pipe and now plan to have everything wrapped up this afternoon
Water main break slows traffic on Flamingo near Las Vegas Boulevard
Monday, May 4, 2015
Two of Flamingo’s three westbound lanes have been shut down between Linq Lane and Las Vegas Boulevard South while crews work to repair the break ...
51s sweep Reno, extend win streak to 10 games
Sunday, May 3, 2015
The Las Vegas 51s are making it look easy. Wilfredo Tovar’s two-run double today broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning against the visiting Reno Aces, helping Las Vegas extend its Pacific Coast League-best winning streak to 10 games in a ...
Big fight, big crowd, big money: Mayweather-Pacquiao makes for vibrant night in Las Vegas
Saturday, May 2, 2015
With a couple of hours left until Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were scheduled to step into the ring at the MGM Grand, the mega-fight was already drawing a mega-crowd ...
Nevada expected to bring in $6.2B in taxes in next two years
Friday, May 1, 2015
A panel of fiscal experts determined the state will collect about $6.2 billion in taxes in the next two fiscal years — a baseline figure lawmakers will use to finish ...
Person found dead after fire in motor home
Friday, May 1, 2015
Firefighters found a person dead after putting out a blaze Thursday in a motor home behind a residence east of the Strip, Clark County Fire Department officials said. The fire was reported about ...
Man fatally shot at apartment complex ID’d
Thursday, April 30, 2015
A 31-year-old Hispanic male was fatally shot on the sidewalk near his residence about 9:26 p.m. Wednesday night, according to a Metro press release .,,
Ninth-inning rally helps 51s complete series sweep of Albuquerque
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Wilfredo Tovar’s game-ending two-run double with two outs in the ninth inning today lifted the Las Vegas 51s to a 6-5 victory against visiting Albuquerque at Cashman Field to a complete a four-game series sweep. ...
Suicide suspected in death of woman at Henderson golf course
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
A woman found dead on a Henderson golf course early this morning appears to have shot herself, police said. Golf course maintenance workers found the woman ...
North Las Vegas Municipal Court evacuated over ‘suspicious device’
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The North Las Vegas Municipal Court building was evacuated for about 90 minutes this morning after a ‘suspicious device’ was found outside the building, authorities said. It was later determined that the device was ...
Las Vegas woman wins $1.27 million at Aliante casino
Monday, April 27, 2015
A Las Vegas woman hit a jackpot worth more than $1 million Saturday night while playing a $1 Wheel of Fortune slot machine at the Aliante casino. Lisa Schmitz, a frequent visitor to ...
Avoiding or attending: How to navigate the weekend of the big fight
Monday, April 27, 2015
The first weekend in May stands to be one of the busiest of the year. Here's what to expect so you can partake in or avoid the action ...
Thunderstorm brings rain, hail, lightning to Las Vegas Valley
Saturday, April 25, 2015
The rain has slowed since this afternoon and is moving northwest, Outler said. By 8 p.m. tonight it should be steadily winding down ...
51s blow out Reno behind top prospect Matz, return to Cashman Field on Saturday
Friday, April 24, 2015
Top pitching prospect Steven Matz had a no hitter through six innings for the Las Vegas 51s today ...
Nevada will be Hillary Clinton’s third campaign stop
Friday, April 24, 2015
Her campaign staff announced today that Clinton will arrive in Nevada May 5 as part of her "Ramp Up" period, giving locals the chance to ask her questions and share their ideas. It will be the third stop on her ...
Person shot, wounded in attempted robbery near UNLV
Friday, April 24, 2015
A person was shot early today in an attempted robbery near UNLV after a suspect approached two people walking along the street and asked for money, according to police ...
Police: Man arrested at bus stop in Henderson bank robbery
Thursday, April 23, 2015
A 51-year-old man was arrested at a bus stop Wednesday in connection with a robbery just before noon the same day at ...
Fire does $85,000 damage to house in Henderson
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
A house fire Tuesday afternoon in Henderson caused $85,000 in damage and displaced a mom and two children ...
51s drop series opener at Reno
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Alex Castellanos and Travis Taijeron each hit their fourth home run of the season today for the Las Vegas 51s ...
Vehicle sought after shots fired into North Las Vegas police station
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
North Las Vegas Police say they are searching for a pickup truck after two people drove by earlier this month and the passenger fired multiple shots into a police station. The shots ...
One person found dead in west valley apartment fire
Monday, April 20, 2015
One person was found dead in an apartment fire this morning near Spring Mountain Road and Hualapai Way in the west Las Vegas Valley, according to ...
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 ...

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