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September 22, 2018

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Friday

Sept. 21, 2018

5:48 p.m.

Photo: Police responding to shots fired found four people
Henderson murder-suicide claims lives of 2 boys, rattles neighbor
Officers responding to reports of gunshots Thursday night in a Henderson neighborhood encountered a house in flames and the bodies of a woman, two boys and ...

12:15 p.m.

Suspect, 16, arrested in fatal shooting near North Las Vegas high school
Suspect, 16, arrested in fatal shooting near North Las Vegas high school
A teenager has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a student in the outskirts of Canyon Springs High School earlier this month ...

Wednesday

Sept. 19, 2018

4:25 p.m.

PT’s Entertainment buys 3 T-Bird lounges
PT’s Entertainment buys 3 T-Bird lounges
Local pub giant PT’s Entertainment Group has purchased Las Vegas mainstay T-Bird Lounge & Restaurant’s three valley locations. The acquisition ...

3:36 p.m.

Photo: Customers smoke marijuana in the smoking lounge at
Nevada Resort Association urges delay on marijuana lounges
Weed:
Nevada’s leading gaming and resort advocacy group is urging Las Vegas officials to hold off on a proposed ordinance to allow marijuana consumption lounges. Nevada Resort Association President Virginia Valentine said the proposed hookah-style lounges ...

2:18 p.m.

Groups rally against Trump day before presidential visit
Groups rally against Trump day before presidential visit
President Donald Trump’s planned campaign visit in Southern Nevada on Thursday is spurring protests from progressive groups that oppose his administration’s policies ...

12:43 p.m.

Nevada high court cancels oral arguments in execution case
The Nevada Supreme Court has canceled plans for oral arguments this week on a state request to quickly decide whether a twice-delayed execution of a condemned inmate should go ...

11:01 a.m.

Photo: North Las Vegas Police investigate a fatal acciden
Motorcycle involved in fatal crash in North Las Vegas
A motorcycle was involved in a fatal crash this morning at Craig Road and 5th Street, according to North Las Vegas Police. Police reported the incident via Twitter about 6:30 a.m. Pictures from the scene show ...

10:37 a.m.

Henderson school selling chicken to save teacher position
A Henderson elementary is trying to save a teacher position through a unique fundraiser — selling chicken. KVVU-TV reports parents at Lamping Elementary held a fundraiser Wednesday at a Chick-Fil-A in Las Vegas with ...

2 a.m.

Uncle Sam needs you, young Americans
Sun interview: Scholar urges students not to reject government service as career option
Amanda Sloat calls herself a poster child for studying abroad, as a trip to the United Kingdom during college set her on a path to a rewarding career in …

Tuesday

Sept. 18, 2018

2:54 p.m.

Pedestrian hit by truck, killed in crosswalk
Pedestrian hit by truck, killed in crosswalk
A pedestrian crossing the street in a marked crosswalk was hit by a pickup truck and killed this morning, according to Metro Police. The incident happened about 6:45 a.m. at Sahara Avenue and ...

11:57 a.m.

Man shot by police in pawn shop heist faces 2nd case
Man shot by police in pawn shop heist faces 2nd case
A 27-year-old man who was shot by Las Vegas police after taking a pawn shop employee hostage at gunpoint is accused of being the same motorcycle helmet-wearing ...

11:23 a.m.

Photo: The Vegas Golden Knights celebrate their win over
Golden Knights become first NHL team to partner with a sportsbook
The Vegas Golden Knights have entered a multiyear partnership with William Hill US, becoming the first-ever NHL team to partner with a sportsbook. The partnership will feature a TV visible dasher board, in-arena signage, updated ...

11:05 a.m.

Brightline taking over Las Vegas-California rail project
Brightline taking over Las Vegas-California rail project
A long planned high-speed train project to link Southern California and Las Vegas has new ownership. Brightline, a rail service with operations in Florida, announced today that it has acquired XpressWest, a ...

10:28 a.m.

Photo: Former first lady Michelle Obama waves as she arri
Michelle Obama holding voter registration rally in Las Vegas
Former first lady Michelle Obama will headline a voter registration rally in Las Vegas on Sunday. The rally from organization When We All Vote will take place at ...

9:54 a.m.

After tumultuous stint, Chelis gone from Las Vegas Lights FC
After tumultuous stint, Chelis gone from Las Vegas Lights FC
Jose Luis Sanchez Sola, the Las Vegas Lights FC technical director, has left the team, the club announced today. Sola, commonly known as “Chelis,” struggled through the team’s inaugural season, leading ...