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North Las Vegas church peace vigil to be held Sunday
Friday, August 18, 2017
A Las Vegas area church is hosting a vigil in light of the deadly Charlottesville protests and is urging attendees not to bring signs or posters. The First AME Church in North Las Vegas says ...
Trio accused of swindling Baton Rouge casino; 1 in custody
Friday, August 18, 2017
Three men are accused of cheating a Baton Rouge casino out of $56,000 by allegedly manipulating dice in a craps game. Louisiana State Police tell The Advocate authorities arrested ...
Trump to address American Legion convention in Reno
Trump to address American Legion convention in Reno
Friday, August 18, 2017
President Donald Trump is adding another stop on his trip out West next week, with plans to address the American Legion convention in Nevada. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says ...
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Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison says he won't run again
Friday, August 18, 2017
Nevada Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison says he won't seek a second term, and won't run for another elected office next year. Hutchison's announcement today pointed to demands of ...
Police: Robbery attempt that turned deadly was plotted on Facebook
Thursday, August 17, 2017
A planned robbery that turned into a deadly shooting outside a southwest valley house had been plotted on Facebook some 12 hours earlier, according to a Metro Police report. Raekwon Robertson, Davontae Wheeler, Demario Lofton-Robinson and ...
Death row inmate says no concerns about painful execution
Thursday, August 17, 2017
A Nevada death row inmate told a judge Thursday he's not really concerned about pain and suffering, he just wants his execution carried out. With federal public defenders and his attorney calling ...
Jury ends deliberations for the week in Bundy standoff trial
Thursday, August 17, 2017
A federal jury has resumed deliberations in Las Vegas in the retrial of four men accused of wielding assault weapons against federal agents in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada ranch of ...
Two arrested after shot fired on the Las Vegas Strip; no one hurt
Two arrested after shot fired on the Las Vegas Strip; no one hurt
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Authorities have arrested two people after a gunshot was fired on the Las Vegas Strip. Metro Police said the shooting ...
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After Gorman, football's Sunset Southwest up for grabs
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Every team will be in contention for a playoff spot — and second place finish — in the Sunset Southwest League. Take Bishop Gorman, the three-time defending national champions, out of the ...
Four arrested in shooting of man in his driveway
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Four people have been arrested in the death of a man who was gunned down earlier this month in the driveway of his southwest valley home, according to Metro Police. Police found Gabriel Valenzuela, 24, suffering from ...
Woman hits $1.6 million jackpot at Las Vegas airport
Woman hits $1.6 million jackpot at Las Vegas airport
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
There’s nothing worse than waiting in the airport, unless you’re waiting to be paid a $1.6 million jackpot like a California woman was Tuesday at McCarran International Airport. A woman from ...
Jury deliberating fate of 4 in Bundy standoff case
Jury deliberating fate of 4 in Bundy standoff case
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
A federal jury in Las Vegas is deliberating in the retrial of four men accused of wielding assault weapons against federal agents in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada ranch of anti-government figure Cliven Bundy. The six men and ..
Police: Man who robbed business was wearing jail clothes
Police: Man who robbed business was wearing jail clothes
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Metro Police say they are looking for a shotgun-wielding man who robbed a business Tuesday while wearing “unique clothing” — namely a Clark County jail shirt. A surveillance photo shows ...
U.S.: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018
U.S.: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year. U.S. water managers said Tuesday there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and ...
Las Vegas named possible site for World Cup soccer game
Las Vegas named possible site for World Cup soccer game
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Las Vegas is one of 44 cities under consideration to host a possible FIFA World Cup soccer game in 2026. North America hasn’t been granted the 2026 World Cup, but the United Bid Committee of ...