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May 24, 2019

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May 24, 2019

1:52 p.m.

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3:08 p.m.

Amendment removes right of counties to license marijuana lounges
Amendment removes right of counties to license marijuana lounges
The governor’s bill creating a Cannabis Compliance Board to oversee the legal marijuana industry advanced through committee today, carrying with it an amendment removing the ability of ...

7:57 a.m.

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10:41 a.m.

Woman fatally shot at apartment complex
A woman was shot to death early today in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the northwest valley, according to Metro Police. Officers responded about 1:10 a.m. to the ...

Thursday

May 23, 2019

3:20 p.m.

NLV mom whose daughters were missing won't be charged
NLV mom whose daughters were missing won't be charged
A child neglect case against a North Las Vegas mother who reported her elementary-aged daughters missing ...

2:18 p.m.

School police break up multiple fights on last day of classes
School police break up multiple fights on last day of classes
On the last day of classes today, Clark County School District Police broke up fights at five high schools, deploying pepper spray in a couple of cases, Sgt. Bryan Zink said. At ...

10:10 a.m.

St. Louis man wins $1 million slot tournament at M Resort
St. Louis man wins $1 million slot tournament at M Resort
A Missouri gambler added $1 million to his net worth at the M Resort over the weekend. The man from St. Louis, whose name was not released, had the top score in Saturday’s finals of ...

Wednesday

May 22, 2019

4:08 p.m.

County might dump tiered marijuana business license fee tax
Clark County commissioners are considering making the marijuana business license fee tax a flat 3% of gross revenue, doing away with a tiered structure. Businesses involved in the ...

3:03 p.m.

Police: Las Vegas drug dealer held in January slaying of associate
Police: Las Vegas drug dealer held in January slaying of associate
An admitted drug dealer, Mateo Marcos Diaz-Ibarra was known to carry a gun. An associate described him to police as “erratic” and “quick to anger” ...

2:45 p.m.

Tourism board OKs $48 million for underground people mover in L.V.
Tourism board OKs $48 million for underground people mover in L.V.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors approved a contract with an Elon Musk company to build an underground people mover ...

1:20 p.m.

Democrat says justice reform bill changes to lower savings
A leading Nevada Democrat says amendments to a sprawling criminal justice reform bill are expected to cut the state's projected prison savings by about ...

1:16 p.m.

Photo: In this April 13, 2006, file photo, an underground
House spending panel ditches pro-Yucca Mountain amendment
Nevada lawmakers helped beat back the latest effort to restart the licensing process necessary to build a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain north of Las Vegas. Democratic Rep. Dina Titus says ...

1:12 p.m.

MTV star's girlfriend gets new lawyer in Las Vegas case
"Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's on-again-off-again girlfriend got a new lawyer to defend her on a misdemeanor allegation that she attacked Ortiz-Magro at a ...

1:08 p.m.

Ex-pro football player held for murder trial in child death
A 28-year-old former pro football player is headed to trial in state court on murder and 19 felony child abuse and neglect charges in the death of his ...

12:32 p.m.

Lyft now offering cheaper Shared Saver rides in Las Vegas
Lyft now offering cheaper Shared Saver rides in Las Vegas
Lyft users in the valley will see a new ride option in their app today, with the expansion of the Shared Saver program to Las Vegas. The option, which the ride-hailing ...

11:30 a.m.

Photo: An artist's rendering of the Vegas Golden Knights
Henderson unveils rendering of planned ice skating center
The Henderson City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement with the Golden Knights to build an indoor ice skating center in downtown Henderson. The city also unveiled an artist's rendering of the $25 million facility ...

10:43 a.m.

Police: Teen suspected of DUI in fatal crash
A teen was booked on suspicion of DUI after a two-vehicle crash that killed the 18-year-old driver of the other car, according to Metro Police. The crash happened about 12:40 a.m. at ...