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October 21, 2017

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Nevada cities ranked in annual LGBTQ assessment
Thursday, October 19, 2017
A new assessment released today shows Las Vegas leading the state when it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer rights and inclusion. The city of Las Vegas received a perfect 100 score in the ...
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Police say Las Vegas safer after operation cripples area gang
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Las Vegas-area police and federal law enforcement agencies have crippled a longtime area gang, indicting most of its members in a state racketeering case, the first in Nevada targeting an entire organization, authorities said. Operation Spartan Fist netted 21 arrests in connection to two murder cases, several attempted murder incidents, drug trafficking and ...
Suspect arrested in 2016 North Las Vegas slaying
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
North Las Vegas Police today announced the arrest of a suspect in the shooting death of a man more than ...
Police: Man pulls gun after crash; other driver shoots
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Before giving chase to a car and then engaging in a shootout following a minor crash, an armed man — who later took bullets to his chest and mouth — pointed his gun at another driver, according to ...
Road rage incident leads to shooting in North Las Vegas
Road rage incident leads to shooting in North Las Vegas
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
North Las Vegas Police say they are investigating after a man was shot in a residential neighborhood near Revere Street and Colton Avenue. Police ...
Report: Woman pleaded with boyfriend before fatal shooting
Report: Woman pleaded with boyfriend before fatal shooting
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Before she died, a woman was heard pleading with her boyfriend, “No Toby, no,” according to court documents released today. Then there was the crack of a gunshot last week in the ...
Man, 26, accused of murder in girlfriend’s shooting
Man, 26, accused of murder in girlfriend’s shooting
Friday, September 8, 2017
Authorities have arrested the boyfriend of a woman found dead with a gunshot wound to the head Wednesday in front of their house, according to North Las Vegas Police. Toby Lara, 26, was captured Thursday near ...
U.S. Air Force: 2 A-10 planes crash near Las Vegas; pilots eject
U.S. Air Force: 2 A-10 planes crash near Las Vegas; pilots eject
Thursday, September 7, 2017
The U.S. Air Force says two A-10 attack planes crashed in an area northwest of Las Vegas, but their pilots ejected safely. Officials with the Nellis Air Force Base in a statement say the planes crashed around 8 p.m. Wednesday in a military training area known as ...
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How much did your vote cost? What it takes to be elected to City Council
Friday, August 25, 2017
While voters and candidates have long lamented the high cost of campaigning at the state and federal levels, even running for a part-time local seat in the Las Vegas Valley is an expensive proposition. ...
Police: Boy, 15, arrested in fatal rollover crash
Police: Boy, 15, arrested in fatal rollover crash
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
North Las Vegas Police have arrested a 15-year-old driver they say fled the scene of a single-vehicle crash last month that killed a teenage girl. The boy, who wasn’t ...
Man who wants to be own lawyer skips court appearance
Man who wants to be own lawyer skips court appearance
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
A 28-year-old North Las Vegas man accused of abducting and keeping teenage girls as sex slaves refused to leave his jail cell for a hearing about ...
North Las Vegas Police seek clues in shooting at park
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
North Las Vegas Police detectives continue to seek clues in a double shooting earlier this month at Desert Horizon Park, near Simmons Drive and Gilmore Avenue. Gunfire erupted Aug. 11, leaving ...
Anti-Defamation League, others to host peace vigil Sunday in North Las Vegas
Sunday, August 20, 2017
The 4 p.m. event at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church, 2446 Revere St., comes in the wake of a protest turned violent and then deadly ...
North Las Vegas church peace vigil to be held Sunday
Friday, August 18, 2017
A Las Vegas area church is hosting a vigil in light of the deadly Charlottesville protests and is urging attendees not to bring signs or posters. The First AME Church in North Las Vegas says ...
Why even the hyperloop probably wouldn’t change your commute time
Why even the hyperloop probably wouldn’t change your commute time
Sunday, August 13, 2017
The hyperloop, Elon Musk has boasted, could whisk you from New York to Washington in 29 minutes. Other maglev boosters sell similar dreams: San Francisco to Los Angeles in under 30. Dallas to Houston; Portland, Oregon to Seattle; Orlando, Florida to Miami in the same. The half-hour trip is something ...