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Auburn 'set the bar pretty high' for Desert Pines lineman Poutasi Poutasi
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Poutasi Poutasi elected to spend his first official visit at Auburn, and said the Tigers "set the bar pretty high." The offensive guard at Desert Pines in Las Vegas arrived on ...
Woman found dead with gunshot wounds at apartment
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Metro Police said they were investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead with gunshot wounds Monday in an east valley apartment. Officers were called about ...
Nevada jobless rate falls to 5.1 percent; lowest in 9 years
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Nevada's unemployment rate ended 2016 at 5.1 percent, the lowest in nine years. The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Tuesday that in a year-to-year comparison, the jobless rate was ...
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Academy of Country Music Awards moves to T-Mobile Arena
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
The Academy of Country Music Awards is moving its annual show to the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The 52nd annual awards show will be held April 2 and will air on CBS, the Encino, California-based group announced ...
Police seek teen and mom in killing of former Chaparral athlete
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Police are looking for a teenage suspect and his mother in the shooting of a Missouri State University football player who witnesses say tried to stop a fight involving ...
Bettors jump to underdogs and sportsbooks suffer big losses
Bettors jump to underdogs and sportsbooks suffer big losses
Monday, January 16, 2017
Forget Aaron Rodgers — the most impressive performance of the NFL playoffs belongs to the betting public, which jumped from favorites to underdogs at precisely ...
215 Beltway closing overnight at airport for construction work
Monday, January 16, 2017
The 215 Beltway will be closed in both directions at the Airport Connector tonight and Tuesday night as construction crews continue building a new flyover ramp. Westbound 215 will close at 9 p.m., with eastbound lanes shutting down at ...
Police: Man fatally stabs family member in self-defense
Police: Man fatally stabs family member in self-defense
Monday, January 16, 2017
A man who fatally stabbed a family member during a fight this morning appeared to be acting in self-defense, according to Metro Police. A fight broke out about 11:30 a.m. today between ...
Man wounded in shooting in downtown Las Vegas
Man wounded in shooting in downtown Las Vegas
Monday, January 16, 2017
A man was shot in the chest by someone in a vehicle this morning in downtown Las Vegas, according to Metro Police. The shooting happened about 1 a.m. a block north of ...
Police: Man dies after leaping from South Point garage
Monday, January 16, 2017
A 37-year-old man jumped to his death from the South Point parking garage Sunday morning, according to Metro Police. Police said they responded about ...
Metro Police search neighborhood after shots fired
Monday, January 16, 2017
Metro Police say officers used dogs and a helicopter to search a Las Vegas neighborhood this morning after shots were fired near them. Officers were conducting a traffic stop about ...
Caesars unit clears way to exit bankruptcy protection
Caesars unit clears way to exit bankruptcy protection
Friday, January 13, 2017
Caesars Entertainment Corp's main operating unit has cleared the way for the casino operator to exit bankruptcy protection with an agreement that ends the ...
Metro Police investigating double shooting east of Strip
Metro Police investigating double shooting east of Strip
Friday, January 13, 2017
Metro Police say two people were wounded in a shooting today east of the Strip. At least one person was taken to ...
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Mount Charleston gets over a foot of snow, as rain drenches valley
Friday, January 13, 2017
Mount Charleston has seen more than a foot of snow, while parts of the valley have gotten nearly a half inch of rain over the last 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service. The weather station on ...
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Goodman talks heath care, education, transportation, security, sports and more in State of the City address
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman delivered her sixth State of the City address on Thursday to a full house of about 500 spectators and media members at City Hall, focusing on public safety, health care, reducing Las Vegas’ homeless population, and improving ...