Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlineshttps://lasvegassun.com//news/all/Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlinesen-usAmid reform movement, some GOP states give police more powerhttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/amid-reform-movement-some-gop-states-give-police-m/ After a year of protests over police brutality, some Republican-controlled states have ignored or blocked police-reform proposals, moving instead in ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 23:34:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/amid-reform-movement-some-gop-states-give-police-m/Police: Man pulled gun at Starbucks over cream cheesehttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/police-man-pulled-gun-at-starbucks-over-cream-chee/ An angry Florida man pulled a gun on a drive-thru worker because they forgot the cream cheese with his bagel, according to Miami Gardens Police. The employee just happened to be the ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 23:32:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/police-man-pulled-gun-at-starbucks-over-cream-chee/Reports: U.S. student found killed in Russia, suspect arrestedhttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/reports-us-student-found-killed-in-russia-suspect/ Russian news reports said searchers on Saturday found the body of an American student who went missing several days earlier and that a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. The body of Catherine Serou, 34, was found in a wooded area near ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 23:29:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/reports-us-student-found-killed-in-russia-suspect/Major damage to Alabama mobile home park amid tropical stormhttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/major-damage-to-alabama-mobile-home-park-amid-trop/ Authorities in Alabama say a suspected tornado spurred by Tropical Storm Claudette demolished or badly damaged at least 50 homes in a small town just north of the Florida border. Sheriff Heath Jackson in Escambia County said ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 23:24:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/major-damage-to-alabama-mobile-home-park-amid-trop/Bidens' older dog, Champ, has died; German shepherd was 13https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/bidens-older-dog-champ-has-died-german-shepherd-wa/ President Joe Biden announced Saturday that Champ, the older of the family’s two dogs, had died “peacefully at home.” The German shepherd was 13. “He was our constant, cherished companion during the last 13 years and was adored by the entire Biden family,” Biden and ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 23:15:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/bidens-older-dog-champ-has-died-german-shepherd-wa/Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across U.S.https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/juneteenth-recalling-end-of-slavery-is-marked-acro/ Parades, picnics and lessons in history were offered Saturday to commemorate Juneteenth in the U.S., a day that carried even more significance after Congress and ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 23:01:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/juneteenth-recalling-end-of-slavery-is-marked-acro/Driver rams cyclists in Arizona race, critically injuring 6https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/driver-rams-cyclists-in-arizona-race-critically-in/ A driver in a pickup truck plowed into bicyclists during a community road race in Arizona on Saturday, critically injuring several riders before police chased the driver and shot him outside a ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 22:45:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/driver-rams-cyclists-in-arizona-race-critically-in/Motorcyclist killed, passenger injured in crashhttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/motorcyclist-killed-passenger-injured-in-crash/ A motorcyclist was killed and a passenger seriously injured this morning after running through a T intersection and crashing in a drainage canal, according to Metro Police. The crash ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 19:51:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/motorcyclist-killed-passenger-injured-in-crash/Police: Man found dead in street after beatinghttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/police-man-found-dead-in-street-after-beating/ A man was found dead in a central valley street Friday night after he was beaten, according to Metro Police. An officer discovered the man’s body about ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 19:25:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/police-man-found-dead-in-street-after-beating/Democrats see springboard for health care in high court winhttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/democrats-see-springboard-for-health-care-in-high/ With the Affordable Care Act now secure in the framework of the nation's health care programs, Democrats are eager to leap above ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 16:47:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/democrats-see-springboard-for-health-care-in-high/Memphis erases Confederate general from its public spaceshttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/memphis-erases-confederate-general-from-its-public/ Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s polarizing presence has hung over Memphis since he moved here in 1852 — his legacy cemented by a giant statue that loomed over all who passed his gravesite in a popular park. Defenders considered him a hero for ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 16:44:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/memphis-erases-confederate-general-from-its-public/Queen beams as she returns to Ascot after COVID-19 hiatushttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/queen-beams-as-she-returns-to-ascot-after-covid-19/ Queen Elizabeth II was smiling broadly as she attended the final day of the Ascot races on Saturday, where environmental protesters urged the monarch to press politicians to act faster against climate change. The 95-year-old queen, a keen racing fan and racehorse owner, has ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 16:38:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/queen-beams-as-she-returns-to-ascot-after-covid-19/West Las Vegas school steeps children in early learning, Black culturehttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/west-las-vegas-school-steeps-children-in-early-lea/ Rainbow Dreams Early Learning Academy doesn’t have a zoo or classrooms floating in glass pods like the boy fantasizes, but it’s a dream school for ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/west-las-vegas-school-steeps-children-in-early-lea/Weekend Wagers: Bets on U.S. Open, NBA Game 7 and morehttps://lasvegassun.com//blogs/talking-points/2021/jun/19/weekend-wagers-bets-on-us-open-nba-game-7-and-more/ Another weekend, another special collection of sporting events. ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//blogs/talking-points/2021/jun/19/weekend-wagers-bets-on-us-open-nba-game-7-and-more/Las Vegas pushes land swap to balance growth, conservationhttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/las-vegas-pushes-land-swap-to-balance-growth-conse/ Record-breaking heat and historic drought in the U.S. West are doing little to discourage cities from planning to welcome millions of new residents in the decades ahead. From Phoenix to Boise, officials are preparing for a future both with more people and less water, seeking to balance ...Sat, 19 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/las-vegas-pushes-land-swap-to-balance-growth-conse/Pipeline we can all get behindhttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/pipeline-we-can-all-get-behind/ I know that the present administration does not like pipelines. However, with all the talk about infrastructure spending, why not build a pipeline from the areas of the United States that get flooded every year to the areas that are constantly suffering from drought?Sat, 19 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/pipeline-we-can-all-get-behind/Stakes are high in midtermshttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/stakes-are-high-in-midterms/ The 2022 election is not about Republican vs. Democrat or liberal vs. conservative.Sat, 19 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/stakes-are-high-in-midterms/Democracy must be protectedhttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/democracy-must-be-protected/ Ever since he was declared the loser in the 2020 presidential election, Donald Trump has spent every minute trying to steal victory from the confirmed winner, Joe Biden. Sat, 19 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/democracy-must-be-protected/Paid leave would enrich the lives of Nevadanshttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/paid-leave-would-enrich-the-lives-of-nevadans/ All Americans deserve the chance to earn a living and care for themselves or their family when a health issue arises or the unexpected happens. As our state and the country recover from the pandemic, one of the best ways to encourage people to return to the workforce is to enact a paid leave policy for all.Sat, 19 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/paid-leave-would-enrich-the-lives-of-nevadans/Ryan Lochte leaves behind complicated legacy in the poolhttps://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/ryan-lochte-leaves-behind-complicated-legacy-in-th/ Ryan Lochte's gifts in the pool were nearly without peer. He won 12 Olympic medals — tied for second-most by a swimmer in history — and 27 more at world championships. Sat, 19 Jun 2021 07:30:00 -0000https://lasvegassun.com//news/2021/jun/19/ryan-lochte-leaves-behind-complicated-legacy-in-th/