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3 pedestrians killed in crash on Flamingo, Eastern
3 pedestrians killed in crash on Flamingo, Eastern
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Three pedestrians were killed and an additional seven were hospitalized, at least two of them in critical condition, following a multi-vehicle crash ...
Police: Street fight leads to fatal stabbing
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
A victim and a suspect in a fatal stabbing Monday night had intervened in a street argument and scuffle between a couple, according to a Metro Police arrest report. The suspect, 52-year-old Thomas Cash, had ...
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Mayweather fight, Oct. 1 shooting among Google’s most searched terms
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The Oct. 1 shooting on the Las Vegas Strip and the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight were among Google’s most searched terms this year. The shooting that left 58 people dead and more than 500 injured at ...
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Heavy smoke billows from house fire near Alta, Rainbow
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Firefighters battled a house fire this afternoon near Alta Drive and Rainbow Boulevard, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke billowing from a one-story house in ...
Police: Sergeant feared for others’ safety before shooting
Police: Sergeant feared for others’ safety before shooting
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
After being cornered by Metro Police officers last week, an attempted robbery suspect with a baseball bat shattered the front door and got into a central valley convenience store, prompting a sergeant to ...
Passengers say man removed from JetBlue flight in Las Vegas bit others
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Police say an airline passenger who was removed from a Los Angeles-to-New York flight for causing a disturbance that prompted a diversion to Las Vegas during the weekend was ...
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Nevada boosts ads ahead of health insurance sign-up deadline
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
With Facebook ads, health fairs and even sign spinners, Nevada officials are hoping to encourage more residents to sign up for subsidized health insurance by Friday, the last day of this year's enrollment season. Officials with the state's Silver State Health Insurance Exchange have been ...
Las Vegas woman on a mission to solve stolen package case
Las Vegas woman on a mission to solve stolen package case
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
A woman waiting for packages to arrive at her house last week said she turned to her security system only to see that someone had already snatched them. Although the items ...
World Series of Poker to have 78 events in 2018
World Series of Poker to have 78 events in 2018
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The 2018 edition of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas will feature 78 events. Owner Caesars Interactive Entertainment on Tuesday announced the premier tournament will ...
Sisolak recalls ‘war zone’ following Oct. 1 shooting
Sisolak recalls ‘war zone’ following Oct. 1 shooting
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak opened up about the Oct. 1 shooting during a Henderson Chamber of Commerce breakfast this morning. “I’ve never been in a war zone. That was ...
Design contract OK’d for expansion of Las Vegas Convention Center
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors signed off today on a contract for the firm designing a 1.4 million-square-foot expansion of ...
Immigrants push for DREAM Act during sit-in at Heller’s D.C. office
Immigrants push for DREAM Act during sit-in at Heller’s D.C. office
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Young immigrants from four states sat in at U.S. Sen. Dean Heller’s office in Washington, D.C., today, advocating for passage of a clean DREAM Act. The group of ...
Sandoval, other governors urge Congress to fund children's health program
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Twelve governors of both parties are urging Congress to reauthorize funding for a popular children's health insurance program as soon as possible. The recommendation involving the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, came in ...
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Fleury expected back in goal Tuesday for the Golden Knights
Monday, December 11, 2017
After Detroit Red Wings winger Anthony Mantha crashed into Marc-Andre Fleury on Oct. 13, the Vegas Golden Knights goaltender was left on the ice holding his mask in pain. The trainer walked onto the ice to talk with him, but Fleury believed it was just a small injury to his neck that occurred with Mantha’s knee collided with his head. Fleury played the rest of the game and thought nothing of it, until ...
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Agassi says latest charter school ‘a dream come realized’
Monday, December 11, 2017
With more than 1.2 million students nationwide waiting to get into public charter schools, it is important to expand such opportunities, charter advocates said today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new school in the east valley ...