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June 21, 2018

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Possible hate crime investigated after gay man beaten outside off-Strip resort
Possible hate crime investigated after gay man beaten outside off-Strip resort A group of men attacked a man at an off-Strip parking garage over the weekend, yelling homophobic slurs as they kicked and punched him ...
5:55 p.m.
Nevada delegation split on party lines on House immigration bill
Nevada delegation split on party lines on House immigration bill A bill that included funding for a border wall failed, with Nevada's three Democrats voting against it and Rep. Mark Amodei in favor ...
5:00 p.m.
Las Vegas man pleads guilty in weapons of mass destruction case
Las Vegas man pleads guilty in weapons of mass destruction case A Las Vegas man jailed for more than a year on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction charges pleaded guilty Thursday to lesser counts to avoid trial amid what his ...
4:12 p.m.
Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade
Photo: Andy Spade, right, leaves his wife's service at Ou Hundreds of mourners braved drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. Many of those attending the Thursday church service carried her iconic purses. Her ...
4:00 p.m.
Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died
Photo: In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauth The conservative writer and pundit Charles Krauthammer has died. Krauthammer had announced a year ago he was being treated for a cancerous tumor in his abdomen and in early June revealed that he likely had ...
3:58 p.m.
Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens
Florida's busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said Thursday, a move that pleases airport executives but ...
3:56 p.m.
Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket
Photo: First lady Melania Trump arrives at Andrews Air Fo Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. Her fashion choice carried a baffling counter-message. The first lady wore a green, hooded military jacket from ...
3:50 p.m.
Stolen NV Energy uniform prompts scam warning
Stolen NV Energy uniform prompts scam warning NV Energy is warning customers about possible scams after a uniform was stolen out of an employee’s personal vehicle last week. There have been no reports of any scams employing the uniform, but NV Energy ...
1:58 p.m.
Police seek leads in fatal drive-by shooting
Police seek leads in fatal drive-by shooting Raheem Rice was walking to a house party earlier this month when a car pulled up and someone opened fire, killing him and wounding a teenager, according to Metro Police. Police today made an appeal ...
1:40 p.m.
Reno man, 21, gets 5 years in prison on child porn charge
A 21-year-old Reno man who used a social media messenger app to view more than 2,000 images and videos of child pornography has been ...
12:35 p.m.
Feds seek removal of 20-day limit on immigrant family holds
The Department of Justice on Thursday asked a federal judge to change the rules regarding the detention of immigrant families who enter the country illegally, seeking permission to detain them for ...
12:19 p.m.
Moving tips from the professionals
Photo: K2 Champion Movers moving tips online only Though the moving experience may feel overwhelming, being well-prepared can ease the process—and the associated stress—immensely.
12:00 p.m.
Las Vegas Marathon changing start line, course in 2018
Las Vegas Marathon changing start line, course in 2018 The 2018 edition of the Las Vegas Rock 'n' Roll Marathon will have a different start line and course. The race scheduled for Nov. 11 will begin near the MGM Grand casino-resort. Organizers today said ...
10:50 a.m.
Table games revenue drops again at Pennsylvania casino
Photo: Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is shown Wednesday, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is still Pennsylvania's table games king, but in recent months its stranglehold on the throne doesn't seem quite as firm. For instance, in May, Sands Bethlehem generated $19.6 million in table ...
10:44 a.m.
Las Vegas resident arrested after Arizona troopers seize fentanyl powder
Arizona troopers seized more than two pounds of fentanyl powder in Pima County last week, during a traffic stop along ...
10:39 a.m.
Science Says: What makes something truly addictive
Photo: In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a col Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next? The short answer is probably not. The new "gaming disorder" ...
10:30 a.m.
Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent
As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the U.S. president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies. Amid concerns over Trump's apparent desire ...
10:28 a.m.
First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center
Photo: First lady Melania Trump visits the Upbring New Ho The trip came together within the past 48 hours, Grisham said. "She told her staff she wanted to go and we made that happen," she said. Trump, speaking at a Cabinet meeting, said that ...
Updated 10:24 a.m.
Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar
Cincinnati resident Andrew Pappas supported President Donald Trump's decision to separate children from parents who crossed the border illegally because, he said, it got ...
9:03 a.m.
Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46
Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, raised kittens and once playfully tried on the glasses of the late actor Robin Williams, has died. She ...
Updated 10:35 a.m.
New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's
A provocative new study says viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's. Some scientists have long suspected viruses or bacteria somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's. Now, the main ...
8:29 a.m.
Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death
Photo: Lenar Nesmith, of Pompano Beach, Fla., a fan of ra A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in his luxury BMW electric car as he left an upscale motorcycle ...
8:19 a.m.
High court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax
Photo: This April 23, 2018, file photo, shows the Supreme The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two ...
8:03 a.m.
DJ Dave Fogg keeps the music coming from the booth to the office
Photo: DJ Dave Fogg The nightlife executive has witnessed the scene’s evolution since the late ’80s, while moonlighting as a DJ.
2:00 a.m.
Robert Solano brings his popular Bomb Tacos Downtown
Photo: Chef Robert Solano shows off a Bomb shrimp taco. “I’m not adding mayos or mustards or vinegars that don’t belong. It’s very basic, and that’s what people like about it.”
2:00 a.m.
Eat like a chef at the first CommunEATy meal
Photo: Chef Justin Kingsley Hall of the Kitchen at Atomic Three chefs from three different restaurants will to collaborate on a family-style menu.
2:00 a.m.
Bow Wow gets serious when he’s club-hosting in Vegas
Photo: Bow Wow splashes down at Go Pool on June 23. “You can’t be crowned the king of the party without running through Vegas.”
2:00 a.m.
Indie act Japanese Breakfast forges a path in space and sound
Photo: Japanese Breakfast plays the Bunkhouse on June 21. “There’s a lot of young women of color who look up to me and thank me for representing them … it’s definitely a new thing, and I want to do a good job at it.”
2:00 a.m.
Girl power: Janelle Monáe, Alanis Morissette and Gillian Welch play Vegas this week
Photo: Janelle Monae plays the Pearl on June 26. It’s tough summarizing Monáe’s career, simply because she excels at everything she does.
2:00 a.m.
Gwen Stefani’s ongoing journey brings her to Planet Hollywood
Photo: Just a Girl debuts June 27 at Zappos Thea Last weekend she Instagrammed, “omg getting close #prayforme.”
2:00 a.m.
Super Summer’s charming She Loves Me dates back to the pre-internet era
Photo: Lauren Ashlea Fraser, left, and Alex Cheney in <em The source material has also inspired three hit movies, including 1998’s ‘You’ve Got Mail,’ with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.
2:00 a.m.
Andrew Schoultz’s ‘In Process’ confidently skates from modern walls to the ancient world
Photo: Andrew Schoultzs In Process: Every Movement Co A robust exhibition not to missed.
2:00 a.m.
Free Will Astrology (June 21)
Photo: Horoscope Scorpio, get out of the loop and into the open spaces that will refresh your eyes and heart.
2:00 a.m.
Las Vegan Chris Randall’s magical journey continues with a trip to the world championships in South Korea
Photo: Randall has been training and perfecting his act for years in preparation for the World Championships of Magic.
2:00 a.m.
How the Golden Knights’ fans answered every question thrown their way
How the Golden Knights’ fans answered every question thrown their way No hockey background? No problem.
2:00 a.m.
Scenes from the Vegas Golden Knights’ playoff run
Photo: VGK heroes (clockwise from top) James Neal, Jonath The Knights cruised through the Western Conference portion, and did it in a manner coach Gerard Gallant preached from the day he took the job—by having fun.
2:00 a.m.
The Vegas Golden Knights are champions where it counts most—in the community
Photo: Vegas Golden Knights players are joined by first r Tickets have become the toughest in the league to get; practices required fire marshals to limit the overwhelming number of attendees.
2:00 a.m.
The Golden Knights’ nightly show began long before the pucked dropped
Photo: The fortress The lynchpin of the pregame festivities was a medieval-themed performance in which a knight would pry a sword out of a stone and use it to vanquish a foe waving the opposing team’s flag.
2:00 a.m.
Trump team defends cruelty with heresy
Logic not being the strong point of the Trump administration, it claims that it is not to blame for the separation of families at the border, and that a just God is …
2:00 a.m.
The president’s apologists and the crying children
Apparently, there are some people close to President Donald Trump with the capacity for shame. Not decency or courage, of course, but at least furtive recognition that they’re …
2:00 a.m.
Little to show for Singapore summit
The summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un wound up in a victory of style and image over real substance. Trump, hours after his historic meeting with Kim, defended the vague final declaration ...
2:00 a.m.
Capitals showed class in victory
What a heart-warming tribute to sportsmanship — the full-page ad on June 12, which the Washington Capitals …
2:00 a.m.
At 94, matriarch of family with six living generations still active in Las Vegas
Photo: A portrait hanging on Eulalia McCamlys wall depict Eulalia McCamly became so skilled at milking cows, driving tractors and stacking hay bales on her family’s South Dakota farm that her father took notice of the teen’s efforts. Some of those bales weighed more ...
2:00 a.m.
Trump retreats on separating families, but thousands will remain apart
Trump retreats on separating families, but thousands will remain apart Trump’s order does nothing to address the plight of the 2,300 children who have already been separated from their parents under the president’s “zero tolerance” policy ...
2:00 a.m.
UNLV football's new season ticket package includes unlimited concessions
UNLV football's new season ticket package includes unlimited concessions Some tickets for UNLV football this fall will include unlimited concession items in an initiative university officials believe is unique in college athletics …
2:00 a.m.
Handcrafted’s libations, small plates and epic views are a feast for the senses
Photo: Signature cocktail The 16. The bar features a “Wine ATM” along with a cocktail menu divided into thirds: Signature, Mid-Century Modern and Classic.
2:00 a.m.
Trump looks out for only himself
It is said that we get the government we deserve. If so, what have we done to deserve the incompetent man who holds the office once held by …
2:00 a.m.
Kids used as political pawns
Congress is going to vote on two immigration bills this week, and it’s important to know that the Trump administration is …
2:00 a.m.
Photos: Palace Station’s 2-year modernization project is almost done. Here’s a look
Photos: Palace Station’s 2-year modernization project is almost done. Here’s a look Palace Station’s $192 million modernization is nearly complete, enhancing the flagship Station Casinos property with upgrades to amenities, gaming and dining. The ...
2:00 a.m.
The Chainsmokers at XS, 3LAU at Rehab and other club musts this week
Photo: The Chainsmokers return to XS on June 22. DJ Pauly D spins at Drai’s Swim Night.
2:00 a.m.
Canadians brace for cultural changes as marijuana becomes legal
Photo: An array of marijuana varieties at a dispensary in For one of Canada’s largest legal cannabis companies, the vote in Parliament this week to legalize recreational marijuana use represents a broad opportunity to ...
12:30 a.m.
North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border
Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. He says it's gotten quieter here since ...
12:30 a.m.
House rejects hard-right immigration bill, baring GOP divide
Photo: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by The House killed a hard-right immigration bill Thursday, and Republican leaders delayed a planned vote on a compromise GOP package with the party's lawmakers fiercely divided over an issue that has ...
Updated 12:10 p.m.
California court hears tales of shackled, starved children
Photo: From left, Louise Turpin, attorney John Moore, Dav Two pale, malnourished girls are photographed shackled to bunk beds. Their sister, who surreptitiously snapped the photos, is heard pleading in a 911 call for someone to come and save her siblings ...
12:30 a.m.
Turkey strikes back, taxing $1.8 billion worth of U.S. goods
Turkey is imposing tariffs on nearly two dozen U.S. products, ranging from cars to sunscreen, to strike back at Washington's sanctions on imported steel and aluminum ...
12:30 a.m.
Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube
Photo: In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018, photo Kevin Systro Facebook's Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they're looking for something to watch on their smartphones ...
12:30 a.m.
Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock '69 concert field
Photo: In this June 14, 2018 photo, members of the Public Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes ...
12:30 a.m.
Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry
A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't say if they are ...
12:30 a.m.
Judge appears skeptical of Trump suit against California
A U.S. judge appeared skeptical of some of the Trump administration's key arguments for seeking to block three California laws intended to protect immigrants, questioning the scope of ...
12:30 a.m.
Fashion designer Kate Spade to be buried in Kansas City
Photo: This May 13, 2004, photo shows designer Kate Spade Fashion designer Kate Spade will be buried Thursday in Kansas City, where she was born ...
12:30 a.m.

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