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Man who fatally punched Reno casino worker guilty of murder

Man who fatally punched Reno casino worker guilty of murder

Posted 3:09 p.m.

A man with an extensive criminal history who fatally punched a Reno casino employee while trying to flee with gambling chips stolen from a blackjack table has been ...

UNLV Rebels running back Lexington Thomas (3) scored against the UTEP Miners during their NCAA football game Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

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UNLV Rebels running back Lexington Thomas (3) scored against the UTEP Miners during their NCAA football game Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

Heading into bye, UNLV looking to figure out passing game

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Coming off a tough loss at Arkansas State, the Rebels sit at 2-2 heading into the bye week, and there is much work to be done if UNLV is to qualify for a bowl game. While the defense and running game have exceeded expectations, the passing game has bordered on dysfunctional. A look at what's been working and what needs to improve before UNLV begins ...

Henderson Police: 8 officers gun down suspect in ‘violent armed robbery’

Henderson Police: 8 officers gun down suspect in 'violent armed robbery'

Posted 1:49 p.m.

Eight officers opened fire on an armed suspect Saturday morning after a short foot pursuit near Auto Show Drive ...

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Will Smith marks 50th birthday with a leap near Grand Canyon

In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Will Smith arrives at the U.S. premiere of "Bright" in Los Angeles. When Smith turns 50 on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, he will jump head-first into the big milestone. The “Fresh Prince” plans to bungee jump from a helicopter over a gorge just outside Grand Canyon National Park. His birthday activity is the latest in a vast history of outrageous stunts staged in and around one of the world’s seven natural wonders.

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In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Will Smith arrives at the U.S. premiere of "Bright" in Los Angeles. When Smith turns 50 on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, he will jump head-first into the big milestone. The “Fresh Prince” plans to bungee jump from a ...

Posted 12 mins ago

Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday by successfully bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon ...