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June 27, 2017

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June 27, 2017

7:50 a.m.

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Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting
The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The justices say Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling against the state, which is hoping to capture some ...

2 a.m.

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Mexican restaurant Casa Don Juan to open Henderson location
One of the valley’s favorite Mexican restaurants is opening a location in Henderson next month. Casa Don Juan, a Michoacán-influenced restaurant that has operated in downtown Las Vegas since the mid-1990s and near Summerlin since 2014, will open ...

Monday

June 26, 2017

1:47 p.m.

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Ohio air show attendance down after Thunderbirds cancel
An Ohio air show's attendance was lower than expected after the Air Force Thunderbirds cancelled performances when an F-16D fighter jet left the runway and flipped over upon landing during ...

1:19 p.m.

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Golden Knights hitting the ice for first time
The Golden Knights will finally touch sticks to ice Tuesday as they begin their inaugural rookie development camp at the Las Vegas Ice Center. Head coach Gerard Gallant will finally see his players on the ice and ...

12:35 p.m.

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Emergency regulations adopted for recreational marijuana
The Nevada Tax Commission today adopted emergency regulations for recreational marijuana, opening the door for sales to begin Saturday on a limited basis. The commission approved regulations for regulations for packaging, labeling and advertising ...

11:02 a.m.

Coroner: Woman dies weeks after ex-boyfriend choking arrest
Authorities in Las Vegas say a 39-year-old woman who was choked into unconsciousness by her ex-boyfriend has died of her injuries. The Clark County coroner said today that Stella Martinez died ...

8:32 a.m.

Pedestrian killed while crossing street near UNLV
A 31-year old Las Vegas man was hit by and SUV and killed early today near UNLV, according to Metro Police. The man was hit about 2:35 a.m. as he was crossing Tropicana Avenue east of Wilbur Street outside ...

Friday

June 23, 2017

12:19 p.m.

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With Heller, 5 GOP senators now oppose health bill — enough to sink it
Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and deliver a stinging rebuke to ...

10:04 a.m.

Firefighters battle blaze at northeast recycling plant
Firefighters from three departments were battling a blaze this morning at a recycling plant in the northeast valley, according to the Clark County Fire Department. A large pile of debris was ...

9:36 a.m.

Gunfire wounds at least 1 person outside Strip resort
Gunfire wounds at least 1 person outside Strip resort
Gunfire wounded at least one person after an argument early Friday at a hamburger restaurant outside a Las Vegas Strip resort, police said. One man was questioned after he was seen running from the area, near the rear of ...

9:24 a.m.

Nevada's on-again, off-again marijuana sales back on
Nevada's on-again, off-again marijuana sales back on
Nevada regulators reaffirmed today that they intend to issue licenses necessary for retailers to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1, despite a court order that threatens to scuttle the plan. The licensees could ...

Thursday

June 22, 2017

4:25 p.m.

Unspecified threat prompts search of plane at Las Vegas airport
Unspecified threat prompts search of plane at Las Vegas airport
An unspecified threat prompted authorities to remove passengers from an American Airlines plane preparing to depart Las Vegas and search it with dogs, according to airport and airline officials. Law enforcement ...

3:30 p.m.

Police warn of scheme to district drivers, steal from cars
Metro Police are warning of a scheme crooks are using to distract drivers and then steal belongings from their cars. The scam goes like this: A person asks you to pull over, saying your car has a flat tire or a scratch. When you ...

2:32 p.m.

Official: Girl found at North Las Vegas church likely missing baby
An Arizona investigator said Thursday he is confident a baby left at a Las Vegas-area church is the same one that authorities have been ...

1:01 p.m.

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Gaming regulators OK pari-mutuel betting on nontraditional events
Bettors in Nevada can now place pari-mutuel style bets on events like e-sports tournaments, the World Series of Poker and the NBA draft after the Nevada Gaming Commission today unanimously approved ...