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Dark money in Nevada elections stirs concern
Dark money in Nevada elections stirs concern
Monday, October 22, 2018
Millions of dollars going into Nevada’s election from groups that don’t have to disclose their donors is raising concerns about misleading voters. The Citizens United Supreme Court decision opened the door for ...
Photo: A piece of the ship's hull from Titanic: The Artif
Hedge funds trump museums in bid for Titanic artifacts
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Part of the collection is on display at the Luxor
Some of the richest people in the world lost everything when the Titanic sank. Now a consortium of new-money risk takers is poised to profit from turn-of-the-20th-century artifacts that curators had hoped to claim. Three hedge funds ...
Report: Thunderbirds pilot blacked out before fatal crash
Report: Thunderbirds pilot blacked out before fatal crash
Thursday, October 18, 2018
An Air Force Thunderbirds pilot killed in a training crash in April blacked out during an extreme G-force maneuver, regaining consciousness only a moment before ...
Man, 32, critically injured when car crashes in yard
Thursday, October 18, 2018
A 32-year-old Seattle man was critically injured today when the car he was driving went out of control and crashed in the ...
Motorcyclist killed in east valley when car fails to yield
Motorcyclist killed in east valley when car fails to yield
Thursday, October 18, 2018
A motorcyclist was killed late Thursday morning in a crash on an east valley roadway. A motorist in a car was making a left turn without yielding ...
Photo: Canelo Alvarez hits middleweight champion Gennady
Canelo Alvarez inks $365M deal with streaming service DAZN
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Canelo Alvarez is boxing's new $365 million man. Alvarez has signed an 11-fight deal that his promotional company says is the richest athlete contract in sports history, guaranteeing the Mexican middleweight champion at least ...
Photo: An election sign for Nevada brothel owner Dennis H
Nevada's famous pimp expected to win election despite death
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Nevada's most famous pimp tried to bring the state's legal brothel industry into the mainstream by mingling with celebrities, showcasing his business on HBO and staging outlandish publicity stunts. Dennis Hof's fame made him ...
Culinary workers urge protection for immigrants under federal programs
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
With the future of immigrants under two federal relief programs in limbo, about 200 union workers in Las Vegas met today with Democratic political candidates and federal lawmakers, urging them to ...
Child in Clark County diagnosed with rare paralyzing illness
Child in Clark County diagnosed with rare paralyzing illness
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A child in Clark County has been diagnosed with a rare paralyzing illness that has afflicted more than 60 children nationwide this year. It is the first case of ...
Man accused of battery on Laxalt aide has history of assaults at GOP events
Man accused of battery on Laxalt aide has history of assaults at GOP events
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A political operative from Virginia with a history of confronting Republican political figures faces a misdemeanor battery charge in Nevada after witnesses say he ...
Ronaldo rape allegation is advancing on two legal tracks in Las Vegas
Ronaldo rape allegation is advancing on two legal tracks in Las Vegas
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A lawsuit filed by a Nevada woman who claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her nine years ago and paid her $375,000 in hush money has set in motion a two-track legal process in ...
Police: Driver left after woman hit by car, critically injured
Police: Driver left after woman hit by car, critically injured
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
A woman who was pushing a shopping cart in a northeast valley road overnight was critically injured when she and her dog were ...
Brothel owner, Assembly candidate Dennis Hof dies at 72
Brothel owner, Assembly candidate Dennis Hof dies at 72
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for ...
Rosen raises 3 times Heller's haul in Nevada Senate race
Rosen raises 3 times Heller's haul in Nevada Senate race
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
New fundraising reports in the neck-and-neck Nevada Senate race show Democrat Rep. Jacky Rosen raised three times as much money as Republican Sen. Dean Heller did over the past few months. Campaign finance reports published ...
School evacuated after fire in trash can
School evacuated after fire in trash can
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
John Park Elementary School in central Las Vegas was temporarily evacuated this morning after a fire in a bathroom trash can, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. Nobody was ...