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Photo: Smoke from a wildfire north of Los Angeles caused
Health impact from smoke rises with more intense wildfires
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths. That emerging reality is prompting people in cities and ...
Police: Las Vegas residents rob man at gunpoint in Ohio
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Two Las Vegas residents robbed a 21-year-old man at gunpoint Monday afternoon, police in Akron, Ohio, said. Police said that shortly before ...
Man who stole elderly relative’s identity gets 3 years in prison
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
A felon on probation stole his elderly mother-in-law's identity and racked up $28,000 in debt on credit cards he opened in her name before she died of cancer, according to ...
Photo: Vegas Golden Knights' William Karlsson poses on th
Golden Knights’ Karlsson couldn’t see playing anywhere else
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
There was a William Karlsson play two years ago that caught Golden Knights general manager George McPhee’s eye. It was March 31, 2018, the between-the-legs-goal game against the San Jose Sharks that ...
Ex-NFL player, girlfriend indicted in child death case
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
A former pro football player and his girlfriend have been indicted on murder and 20 felony child abuse charges in the death of the woman's 5-year-old daughter, court officials said Tuesday. A scheduled bail hearing for ...
Ohio man dealt $1 million hand at the Venetian
Ohio man dealt $1 million hand at the Venetian
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Another lucky player has hit Millionaire Progressive pay dirt. Sean Barry, a visitor from Ohio, was playing Three Card Poker at the Venetian when ...
SLS Las Vegas sued for unpaid hotel, restaurant license fees
SLS Las Vegas sued for unpaid hotel, restaurant license fees
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The owner of the SLS hotel brand is suing the owner of the SLS Las Vegas casino-resort for months of unpaid licensing fees. California-based SBE Hotel Licensing, LLC, which owns ...
Bail set for retired Vegas detective in family slaying case
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
A retired Las Vegas police detective was granted release to house arrest on $1 million bail on Tuesday ahead of trial next year in what a prosecutor called the execution of her unarmed ...
Photo: Argosy Universitys campus in Chicago is shown Marc
College chain collapses; receiver stakes claim to big payday
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The receiver, Mark Dottore, has asked a judge to approve $2.1 million in legal fees and expenses, which would consume nearly half the cash that Dream Center had on hand as of last month. The bills he submitted for repayment included pricey hotel suites, airport spa services and a time-sheet entry for one executive of his Cleveland firm with a to-be-determined charge: “Make up something for …
Photo: Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin is pictured in h
TI owner Phil Ruffin interested in buying the right Caesars property
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The Strip:
Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin said he’d be interested in buying another Strip casino if a Caesars property becomes available in the company's just-announced merger with Eldorado Resorts. Eldorado said Monday it was buying Caesars in a $17.3 billion cash-and-stock deal that would create the largest ...
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'Jeopardy!' champ out of debut World Series of Poker event
Monday, June 24, 2019
"Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer finished out of money in his World Series of Poker debut on Monday ...
Highway Patrol: Drivers ignoring HOV lane rules risk $250 citation
Highway Patrol: Drivers ignoring HOV lane rules risk $250 citation
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Motorists breaking the rules for driving in new high-occupancy vehicle lanes on Interstate 15 risk $250 citations starting today ...
Pay off parking tickets with school supplies
Pay off parking tickets with school supplies
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Parking ticket fines in Las Vegas can be directed to help school students starting today, the Las Vegas City Council announced. Drivers with parking citations can ...
Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Alex Meruelo was approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL's Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman also reaffirmed the league's belief that the Coyotes need a downtown arena for ...
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Group to recognize Democratic women in Nevada politics
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Emerge Nevada, an organization that recruits and trains Democratic women to run for public office, will hold a ceremony to recognize its 2019 graduates and women who have had an ...