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Jason Aldean releases 'I Won't Back Down' to benefit Las Vegas shooting victims
Jason Aldean releases 'I Won't Back Down' to benefit Las Vegas shooting victims
Friday, October 20, 2017
Jason Aldean's moving rendition of "I Won't Back Down" on "Saturday Night Live" will soon be raising money to help victims of the Las Vegas shooting. The song was made available on Friday on various sites. Aldean's representative ...
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Metro officer killed in mass shooting left funeral notes
Friday, October 20, 2017
An off-duty police officer who was among 58 people killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history was honored with a posthumous promotion to Army first sergeant during an emotional funeral service Friday. Hundreds of police officers in uniform packed the Henderson church as pallbearers guided ...
MGM: No plans to rent gunman’s room at Mandalay Bay
MGM: No plans to rent gunman’s room at Mandalay Bay
Thursday, October 19, 2017
MGM Resorts International said today it has no plans to rent the 32nd-floor Mandalay Bay suite from where a gunman shot and killed 58 people and wounded more than ...
School District Police officer uses stun gun on student
School District Police officer uses stun gun on student
Thursday, October 19, 2017
A Clark County School District Police officer used a stun gun on an unruly 16-year-old student this morning at Las Vegas High School, officials said. The officer shocked the boy shortly after 7 a.m. when ...
Ex-Dean Foods chairman gets 2 years in prison in fraud case
Thursday, October 19, 2017
A former Dean Foods chairman who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison. A federal judge imposed the sentence on ...
Nevada cities ranked in annual LGBTQ assessment
Thursday, October 19, 2017
A new assessment released today shows Las Vegas leading the state when it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer rights and inclusion. The city of Las Vegas received a perfect 100 score in the ...
Photo: A composite display of alleged gang members indict
Police say Las Vegas safer after operation cripples area gang
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Las Vegas-area police and federal law enforcement agencies have crippled a longtime area gang, indicting most of its members in a state racketeering case, the first in Nevada targeting an entire organization, authorities said. Operation Spartan Fist netted 21 arrests in connection to two murder cases, several attempted murder incidents, drug trafficking and ...
Fire does $200,000 damage to northwest valley house
Fire does $200,000 damage to northwest valley house
Thursday, October 19, 2017
A fire that caused an estimated $200,000 in damage to a northwest valley house may have been electrical in nature, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. The fire, which appears to have started in ...
Police say missing 10-year-old boy found
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Metro Police say a runaway child last seen Tuesday afternoon near Sahara Avenue and Rancho Drive has been found. Jahvanni Jordan, 10, was located ...
Police: Man on moped robs store at Meadows mall
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Metro Police say they are looking for a moped-riding, armed man who robbed a store at the Meadows mall on Monday afternoon. Officers responded about 2:50 p.m. to the store, which was ...
Suspect in Florida child molesting case captured in Las Vegas
Suspect in Florida child molesting case captured in Las Vegas
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Six months after a fugitive task force captured him in North Carolina, a suspected Flagler County child molester was again tracked out of state and arrested in ...
Motorcyclist, 27, critically injured in crash with car
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
A 27-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash Tuesday night near Sahara Avenue and Maryland Parkway, according to Metro Police. The Las Vegas man, who was ...
Man who lost wedding ring after Strip shooting receives new one
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
In the ensuing chaos following the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, Derek Harp's priority was the welfare of himself, and more importantly, his wife, Lauren -- both suffered gunshot wounds. Added to the physical scars -- he was shot in ...
Work begins to install vehicle barriers on Las Vegas Strip
Work begins to install vehicle barriers on Las Vegas Strip
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Construction crews have started preliminary work on installing 700 steel posts between streets and sidewalks along the Las Vegas Strip. Workers began digging under ...
Mandalay Bay security guard recounts encounter with mass shooter
Mandalay Bay security guard recounts encounter with mass shooter
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Mandalay Bay security guard who is believed to be the first person shot by the Las Vegas mass shooter made his first public appearance since the Oct. 1 incident. Jesus Campos ...