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Friday

Feb. 17, 2017

1:54 p.m.

Sandoval: ‘Cogent’ policy, not National Guard, needed on immigration
Sandoval: ‘Cogent’ policy, not National Guard, needed on immigration
Leaked documents suggesting the Trump administration considered using up to 100,000 National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants across 11 states, including Nevada, were met with criticism by ...

1:27 p.m.

More snow on the way to Mount Charleston this weekend
More snow on the way to Mount Charleston this weekend
If making a trek up Mount Charleston is on the to-do list this weekend, plan to pack the snow gear and some patience. A fresh blanket of snow is expected to fall on the mountain Saturday, according to ...

12:54 p.m.

Man shot in face during fight dies at hospital
Man shot in face during fight dies at hospital
A man died after he was shot in the face Wednesday during a fight with two people near Valley View Boulevard, north of Desert Inn Road, according to Metro Police. The man, who was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition after ...

11:07 a.m.

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School District considers swapping grass for turf
Nevada's largest school district is considering switching its football fields from grass to artificial turf. KLAS-TV reports that Clark County School District's Bonding Committee heard a presentation on ...

10:38 a.m.

Woman pleads not guilty in fatal Strip sidewalk crash
Woman pleads not guilty in fatal Strip sidewalk crash
A woman pleaded not guilty today to charges that she intentionally drove onto a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk, killing one pedestrian and injuring at least ...

10:15 a.m.

Burned-out motor causes smoke at Golden Nugget
Burned-out motor causes smoke at Golden Nugget
A burned-out elevator motor filled the basement of the Golden Nugget with light smoke this morning, but guests were not affected, according to ...

Thursday

Feb. 16, 2017

3:34 p.m.

Pedestrian hit by SUV in Henderson earlier this month dies
Pedestrian hit by SUV in Henderson earlier this month dies
A pedestrian hit by an SUV earlier this month near Sunset Road and Boulder Highway died on Wednesday, according to Henderson Police. The man was crossing ...

3:20 p.m.

Police: Vehicle runs over, kills man in grocery store parking lot
Police: Vehicle runs over, kills man in grocery store parking lot
Metro Police investigators are probing the death of a man they say was ran over by a vehicle in an east valley grocery store parking lot and found Wednesday morning. An investigation determined the ...

1:43 p.m.

Some stores in Las Vegas close to recognize immigrant protest
Some stores in Las Vegas close to recognize immigrant protest
This morning at the popular Latino grocery Mariana’s, Las Vegas resident Marisela Torres was surprised her car was one of just three in the normally packed parking lot ...

12:34 p.m.

MGM misses 4th-quarter profit forecasts
MGM Resorts International on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $24.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas-based company said ...

12:16 p.m.

Mayweather a whopping 25-1 favorite should he fight McGregor
Mayweather a whopping 25-1 favorite should he fight McGregor
Bookies in this gambling city don't give Conor McGregor much of a chance should he ever meet Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match. Mayweather is a whopping 25-1 favorite in odds posted today on the proposed fight at the ...

11:08 a.m.

Over 340,000 visitors stayed in Nevada through Airbnb last year
Over 340,000 visitors stayed in Nevada through Airbnb last year
More than 340,000 people passed on Nevada's hotel rooms last year and opted instead to book a place to stay using the home-sharing service Airbnb. The growth in the short term rental ...

11:05 a.m.

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Formal wear sought for Las Vegas Prom Closet
Donations of new or gently used formal wear to help homeless, displaced and disadvantaged high school students will be accepted through March 6 by Project 150 for its Las Vegas Prom Closet. ...

10:04 a.m.

2nd man dies after January vehicle-pedestrian crash
Authorities in Las Vegas say a 42-year-old man is the second person to die after a vehicle-pedestrian crash that killed another man in a crosswalk on ...

Wednesday

Feb. 15, 2017

3:08 p.m.

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In new report, Las Vegas man claims Justin Bieber punched him in June
A Las Vegas man who says Justin Bieber assaulted him in Cleveland eight months ago has filed a police report about the fracas. Thirty-four-year-old Rodney Cannon claims in the report filed Tuesday with ...