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Police: Bus surveillance video shows man open fire without provocation
Police: Bus surveillance video shows man open fire without provocation
Monday, March 27, 2017
Surveillance images from inside a double-decker bus where two men were shot Saturday on the Strip show the moment the suspect fired without provocation at passengers exiting at a stop, according to a Metro Police arrest report. The victims and Rolando Cardenas, 55, did not ...
Driver faces DUI count after man hit crossing street
Monday, March 27, 2017
A man crossing a street near downtown Las Vegas was hit by a pickup truck and critically injured Sunday night, and the driver was arrested on ...
Woman arrested on DUI count after crash with police vehicle
Woman arrested on DUI count after crash with police vehicle
Friday, March 24, 2017
A woman suspected of driving under the influence rear-ended a Metro Police vehicle late Thursday, injuring an officer, authorities said. The officer was taken to ...
Doctor, 93, convicted in conspiracy to distribute prescription drugs
Friday, March 24, 2017
A 93-year-old doctor and an associate were convicted Thursday of conspiring to distribute prescription medications, according to ...
Oakland’s last stand: City writes to NFL in effort to keep Raiders
Oakland’s last stand: City writes to NFL in effort to keep Raiders
Friday, March 24, 2017
Just days away from the NFL’s annual owners meeting where the Raiders expect to receive a vote on their possible relocation to Las Vegas, Oakland and the finance group tied to ...
Coroner IDs teen police say was shot by brother
Friday, March 24, 2017
An 18-year-old man police say was shot and killed by his brother last week has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Nicholas Caples. Officers and medical crews were called about 3 p.m. March 17 to a house in ...
Cooking fire sets off false evacuation call at Las Vegas airport
Friday, March 24, 2017
Las Vegas airport officials say smoke from restaurant grill triggered a false evacuation call at a terminal. Officials say the smoke coming from 360 Burrito, a restaurant inside ...
Rancho Drive ramp off U.S. 95 closing for Project Neon
Thursday, March 23, 2017
A monthslong freeway ramp closure for Project Neon begins tonight. The Nevada Department of Transportation will shut down the Rancho Drive exit ramp from U.S. 95 North starting at ...
Police: Cabbie accused of sexually assaulting passenger tried to apologize
Police: Cabbie accused of sexually assaulting passenger tried to apologize
Thursday, March 23, 2017
A cab driver accused of sexually assaulting an incapacitated passenger showed up at the Henderson woman’s house with flowers days before he was arrested and tried to ...
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Raiders' Las Vegas plan flimsy, Stanford economist says
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Roger Noll, Stanford economics professor emeritus, understands the inflamed passions of pro football fans. But he warns emotions can cloud good financial decisions when it comes to moving the Raiders to Las Vegas. Noll rejects the financial projections Nevada lawmakers used to pass a bill to contribute $750 million to a proposed $1.9 billion NFL stadium next ...
Police looking for 3 men after stabbing near Las Vegas Strip
Police looking for 3 men after stabbing near Las Vegas Strip
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Metro Police say they are looking for three men after a stabbing early Sunday near a Strip casino. The victim, who was stabbed shortly after midnight in an alleyway near ...
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Air Force veteran seeks Ward 2 seat
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Q+A: Steve Seroka:
After serving more than 30 years in the U.S. Air Force, Steve Seroka planned to enjoy the rest of his life without the politics of the military or the pressures of a high-ranking position. When politics came to his doorstep, however, Seroka felt called to answer. Motivated in large part by a protracted dispute over development of the Badlands golf course and what he felt is a lack of accountability by Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers, Seroka is running for Beers’ Ward 2 seat. ...
Bill would require child abuse hotline posters at schools
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
A toll-free hotline to report child abuse and neglect would be posted at Nevada public schools if a bill presented to a Senate committee today becomes law. Senate Bill 305, sponsored by ...
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Bill would formally include esports in pari-mutuel betting
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Four students from UNLV’s William Boyd School of law testified Tuesday before the state Legislature in favor of a bill to add esports and awards shows to the state’s list of permitted pari-mutuel wagering events. Senate Bill 240, sponsored by Sen. Becky Harris, a Clark County Republican, would add ...
School bus involved in crash; no students injured
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
A Clark County School District bus was involved in a crash with at least one other vehicle this afternoon, according to Metro Police. The three students on the bus were not injured, Officer Danny Cordero said. It wasn’t clear if ...