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January 22, 2019

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Jan. 22, 2019

4:15 p.m.

Police find body in house after officer-involved shooting
Police find body in house after officer-involved shooting
Investigators probing a fatal officer-involved shooting Monday night in North Las Vegas found a body inside the house where the call originated, authorities said today. Officers ...

3:05 p.m.

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4:29 p.m.

Man found in southeast valley dies of gunshot wound
Man found in southeast valley dies of gunshot wound
Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man found in a southeast valley neighborhood, according to Metro Police. Police received a report about 1:15 p.m. of a possible ...

1:33 p.m.

State breaks ground on $73 million Centennial Bowl interchange project
State breaks ground on $73 million Centennial Bowl interchange project
The Nevada Department of Transportation broke ground today on the $73 million next phase of the Centennial Bowl interchange project — where U.S. 95 meets the 215 Beltway in ...

10:45 a.m.

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11:17 a.m.

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman says she has treatable breast cancer
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman says she has treatable breast cancer
Announces run for 3rd, final term in office
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman revealed today she has breast cancer, at the same time she announced she would run for a third and final term in office. Goodman said she was ...

10:20 a.m.

Workers hit by shutdown can get help with property tax, utility bills
Workers hit by shutdown can get help with property tax, utility bills
Air traffic controllers and Transportation Security Administration employees working without pay during the partial government shutdown can get deferments on their Clark County property tax bills and ...

2 a.m.

Photo: Hats dot the ice after a Jonathan Marchessault hat
What the Golden Knights have planned for hats thrown onto ice
Marchessault’s hat trick the third in franchise history at T-Mobile Arena
Hats flew from the stands as Jonathan Marchessault’s third goal went into the net Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena, as is hockey custom when a player completes a so-called hat trick. The next question: What to do with all those hats? The answer varies among teams ...

Monday

Jan. 21, 2019

11:17 a.m.

Fire causes power outage for small Nevada communities
Fire causes power outage for small Nevada communities
Nearly 16,000 electricity customers from Overton to Mesquite are without electricity after a fire damaged a high-voltage transmission line. The fire was contained Monday, but the Overton Power District No. 5 says the ...

2 a.m.

Photo: A look at Bonnie Springs Ranch in Las Vegas, NV on
Residents try to save Bonnie Springs Ranch from development. But how?
The public backlash was swift. Recently, news broke that Bonnie Springs Ranch would be redeveloped. The petting zoo and Wild West town would give way to luxury homes and a smaller public area with an inn, restaurant and ...

Saturday

Jan. 19, 2019

2 a.m.

Photo: In this June 5, 2013, photo, some of the hundreds
Agency built pen for possible horse slaughter
The U.S. Forest Service has built its first corral for wild horses, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter. The agency acknowledged in court filings in a potentially precedent-setting legal battle that it built the ...

2 a.m.

Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown
Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown
America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government ...

Friday

Jan. 18, 2019

4:23 p.m.

Store employee sues Henderson police over shoplifting fight
A store employee is accusing five Henderson police officers and a sergeant of punching, kicking and jolting him with a stun gun after he became sandwiched between them and an armed ...

3:07 p.m.

Photo: Metro Police investigate a shooting in the 1500 bl
Police: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting in central valley
Houses and vehicles were hit when more than 20 bullets were fired in a central valley neighborhood during a Thursday night shootout, according to Metro Police. And when a man involved in a street fight that ...

2:43 p.m.

Photo: A Minnesota man hit a $617,000 jackpot while playi
Another big jackpot hits at the Cosmopolitan
Another lucky slot player at the Cosmopolitan has hit a major jackpot. On Thursday evening, a Minnesota man hit the top prize of $617,000 on just his second spin on a ...

1 p.m.

Oops: Man arrested after approaching sheriff with fake gun, police say
Oops: Man arrested after approaching sheriff with fake gun, police say
A man picked on the wrong people Wednesday when he walked up to their vehicle with a fake gun tucked into his waistband and demanded to know what they ...

Thursday

Jan. 17, 2019

3:50 p.m.

Photo: An investigator inspects a piece of clothing where
Security guard fatally shoots man in downtown altercation
A security guard shot and killed a man during a confrontation today at a bus stop just outside the Fremont Street Experience. The fatal round blasted about 2 p.m. on Casino Center Boulevard and Fremont Street, a few feet from the iconic LED-lighted canopy ...