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Nevada, Arizona cuts to Colorado River water negligible
Nevada, Arizona cuts to Colorado River water negligible
Friday, August 16, 2019
Arizona and Nevada are faced with the first-ever cuts to their Colorado River water supply in 2020. But the cuts aren't expected to be overly burdensome for either state because they've ...
Police: Car crashes after driver shot, wounded
Friday, August 16, 2019
Metro Police say an 8-month-old baby and two other passengers in a car escaped injury when the vehicle crashed after the driver was shot and wounded. Police say the vehicle was southbound on U.S. 95 near North Decatur Boulevard late Thursday night when ...
Man accused of hacking ATMs for $125,000
Man accused of hacking ATMs for $125,000
Thursday, August 15, 2019
A man is accused of using a computer hack known as “jackpotting” to get ATMs at a Primm gas station to erroneously spit out some $125,000, according to the ...
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Driver escapes with minor injuries after wedging car by wall
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Metro Police say a driver escaped with minor injuries after a crash that left the driver's SUV wedged between a wall and a power box. Metro Lt. Bill Steinmetz says the crash occurred early Thursday when the driver ...
Police searching for suspect in carjacking
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Metro Police say they are searching for a suspect in a carjacking Wednesday morning in the north valley. Police released photos of the suspect today via Twitter. The incident happened about ...
School evacuated after reports of smoke
Thursday, August 15, 2019
The Advanced Technologies Academy was evacuated today after reports of smoke coming from an electrical room, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Nobody was ...
Students moved after power outages at two schools
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Students at Chaparral High and George E. Harris Elementary were being relocated to other schools this morning because of a power outage, according to ...
Man’s body recovered from storm drain system
Man’s body recovered from storm drain system
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Firefighters recovered a body early today from a drainpipe about 30 feet below a city street, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. Metro Police and the Clark County Coroner’s Office are investigating the cause ...
Police think fatal shooting a case of self-defense
Police think fatal shooting a case of self-defense
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Homicide detectives think a man who allegedly shot and killed his roommate Monday in the northeast valley acted in self-defense, according to Metro Police. The man ...
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Court rules for U.S. in fight over Nevada plutonium shipment
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled against Nevada in a battle with the U.S. government over its secret shipment of weapons-grade plutonium to a site near Las Vegas, but the state's attorney general says the fight isn't over yet ...
Memorial created for Las Vegas man who died after bus shove
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
A memorial has been created for man who died after he was shoved off a public bus in Las Vegas. KSNV-TV reported Tuesday that an anonymous donor paid for the plaque remembering ...
Fire does $60,000 damage to northwest Las Vegas house
Fire does $60,000 damage to northwest Las Vegas house
Monday, August 12, 2019
A fire that started on a covered patio spread into a house in northwest Las Vegas and did an estimated $60,000 in damage, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. No one was home at ...
Arizona firefighter wounded in Strip mass shooting returns to work
Monday, August 12, 2019
An Arizona firefighter has returned to work nearly two years after he was wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Today's News-Herald reported Saturday that ...
Drowning victim ID'd as 16-year-old Las Vegas girl
Drowning victim ID'd as 16-year-old Las Vegas girl
Monday, August 12, 2019
Authorities have confirmed the identity of a girl whose body was pulled from the Colorado River in Laughlin. The Mohave Valley Daily News of Bullhead City, Arizona, reports that the Clark County Coroner's Office ...
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County beefs up code against big trucks parking in neighborhoods
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Since Anthony Keep bought his home in Sunrise Manor in 2011, he’s seen a lot of improvements — nicer landscaping, new sidewalks and rebuilt roads, among them. That’s why he was so disheartened when he started noticing big semitrailers parked in the neighborhood ...