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February 23, 2019

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How much did the home prices in your ZIP code rise last year? Find out here
How much did the home prices in your ZIP code rise last year? Find out here
Friday, February 22, 2019
A new analysis of the Las Vegas housing market shows that home values rose throughout the valley during 2018, with the median price of new homes rising 9.8 percent and ...
Assisted suicide bill set to come before Nevada lawmakers
Assisted suicide bill set to come before Nevada lawmakers
Friday, February 22, 2019
The debate over physician-assisted suicide is expected to return to the Nevada Legislature on Monday, less than two years after the measure failed to become law. Lawmakers are scheduled to hear a bill on Monday that ...
Five people rescued from fire at vacant hotel
Five people rescued from fire at vacant hotel
Friday, February 22, 2019
Firefighters rescued five people from a vacant downtown hotel that caught fire early this morning, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Two people were rescued from the roof of the ...
Bitter cold closes Nevada schools; minus 19 near Elko
Bitter cold closes Nevada schools; minus 19 near Elko
Friday, February 22, 2019
Bitter cold blanketed most of northern Nevada a day after rare snow fell on Las Vegas, forcing the closure of some schools on Friday and delaying the opening of other ...
Some $97 million for Nevada military projects could go for border wall
Some $97 million for Nevada military projects could go for border wall
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Military construction projects in Nevada worth nearly $97 million are among those that could be impacted by President Donald Trump’s plan to pull money from the Defense ...
Photo: Las Vegas Convention Center expansion rendering.
LVCVA plans to sell 10 acres on Strip worth up to $300 million
Thursday, February 21, 2019
A piece of real estate fronting the Strip is expected to go on the market soon. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority plans to sell a 10-acre parcel where the Riviera once stood, authority CEO Steve Hill said. “We will be looking to sell that front 10 or so acres,” Hill said while speaking at a breakfast meeting of ...
Ben Carson to address Las Vegas home building conference
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is scheduled to speak at a home building conference in Las Vegas today. Carson is set to speak about ...
Snow in Las Vegas! Strip gets first white stuff in a decade
Snow in Las Vegas! Strip gets first white stuff in a decade
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Winter storms in the U.S. Southwest brought rare snowfall today to the Las Vegas Strip, dusting casino marquees and prompting revelers to erect a snowman near the ...
Metro officer denies inappropriately touching women at party
Metro officer denies inappropriately touching women at party
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The house party was thrown for the Christmas holiday. Members of a Metro Police squad would exchange gifts, and its officers would hand their sergeant a present. But by the next day ...
No easing of condo short-term rental rules in Las Vegas
No easing of condo short-term rental rules in Las Vegas
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The Las Vegas City Council today struck down a proposal to allow more short-term rentals in multifamily complexes. Sponsored by Councilman Bob Coffin, the ...
Billionaire Carl Icahn wants Caesars Entertainment to sell itself
Billionaire Carl Icahn wants Caesars Entertainment to sell itself
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed he has taken a 10 percent stake in Caesars Entertainment and is pushing the casino giant to sell itself. The activist investor said he wants ...
Officials: Arizona will miss U.S. deadline for key water plan
Officials: Arizona will miss U.S. deadline for key water plan
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan finished by the federal government's deadline to finalize protections for water used by ...
Cause of house fire under investigation
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire today at a house in the west valley, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Nobody was injured, officials said. The fire was reported ...
MGM, Wynn make Forbes list for diversity
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Two Las Vegas gaming companies made this year’s Forbes list of the top U.S. employers for diversity. MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts ranked 263rd and 366th, respectively, on the ...
Authorities ID man in fatal fall near Strip observation wheel
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Las Vegas police have identified a man who fell to his death after entering an unauthorized area near an observation wheel on the Strip. The Clark County Coroner's office confirmed ...