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October 21, 2019

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Vegas Golden Podcast: Marc-Andre Fleury has been the NHL's best goalie
Photo: Pittsburgh Penguins' Kris Letang (58) misses a sho Injuries have forced the Vegas Golden Knights to rely on Marc-Andre Fleury more than they planned going into the season. ...
1:55 p.m.
Metro detective arrested on controlled substance count
Metro detective arrested on controlled substance count A Metro Police detective has been arrested after a months-long investigation into possible criminal misconduct, the department announced today. Detective Lawrence Rinetti, 46, faces counts of ...
11:54 a.m.
Woman hit, killed by Reno firetruck believed to be homeless
Authorities say the pedestrian who was hit and killed by a Reno firetruck over the weekend was a 63-year-old Reno woman who is believed to have been homeless. The Washoe County regional medical examiner's office ...
11:40 a.m.
North Las Vegas Police officer fires gun during foot chase
A North Las Vegas Police officer fired his gun Sunday while chasing an armed man matching the ...
9:31 a.m.
All The Vegas Podcast: Hard Rock Hotel CEO Richard Bosworth
Photo: Richard Boz gives All The Vegas an exclusive: Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is officially scheduled to open on November 6, 2020.
9:30 a.m.
Duchess of Sussex calls 1st year of marriage difficult
Photo: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend the annual W The Duchess of Sussex says her first year of marriage to Britain's Prince Harry has been difficult because of the pressure from Britain's tabloid press. The former Meghan Markle told ITV in an interview broadcast ...
8:10 a.m.
Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens join Country Music Hall of Fame
Photo: Kix Brooks, left, and Ronnie Dunn, right, speak af The bestselling country duo of all time, Brooks & Dunn, joined the Country Music Hall of Fame alongside comedian and singer Ray Stevens and record executive Jerry Bradley on Sunday evening, in a star-filled ceremony ...
7:57 a.m.
Report: U.S. public land workers assaulted, threatened on job
Federal employees overseeing U.S. public lands were assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over a five-year period marked by heightened tensions with anti-government groups, according to a ...
7:54 a.m.
U.S. takes step to require DNA samples from asylum-seekers
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to ...
7:48 a.m.
Mulvaney getting second-guessed over his defense of Trump
For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming. First, President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff stirred up a ...
7:47 a.m.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange loses bid to delay hearing
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a U.K. court Monday to fight extradition to the United States on espionage charges, and he lost a bid to delay proceedings so that ...
7:46 a.m.
Addressing growing fan behavior problem top priority for NBA
Photo: Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) and forward S About a dozen NBA players gathered for a teleconference with officials in the league office this summer, making their case about what they believe is one of the biggest problems in the game. Fan behavior, ...
7:42 a.m.
Residents of northeast Syria city pelt departing U.S. troops
Photo: In this frame grab from video provided by Hawar Ne Angry over the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, residents of a Kurdish-dominated city pelted departing American military vehicles with potatoes Monday as ...
7:34 a.m.
Russia's new focus on Africa takes advantage of U.S. drift
Russian President Vladimir Putin is following China's lead and making a splashy bid for influence in Africa, hosting the continent's leaders this week in ...
7:32 a.m.
Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit
The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over ...
7:30 a.m.
Tornado rips through Dallas; 1 dead in Arkansas amid storms
Photo: In this Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, photo offered by Le Crews searched Monday through the rubble of homes and businesses torn apart by a tornado that ripped through the Dallas area the night before, and one person was killed by a falling tree in Arkansas ...
7:25 a.m.
‘Texodus’ bodes badly for GOP
Nationally, Republicans are decreasingly strong where two generations ago they were especially robust — in suburbs. Texas ranks high among the states in terms of the percentage of the population that is suburban. And statewide, ...
2:00 a.m.
Museum of the Weird: Tim Burton unearths a nostalgic "Lost Vegas"
Photo: The neon piece “Vegas is about weird memories. No matter whether it’s the old days or now, when people come to Vegas they probably have a strange memory about it."
2:00 a.m.
Fertitta talks business, his new book and a Las Vegas NBA team
Fertitta talks business, his new book and a Las Vegas NBA team Tilman Fertitta can lay claim to a number of titles—billionaire, casino and restaurant mogul, TV personality and pro sports team owner. And as of September 17, the Houston native can add the title of author ...
2:00 a.m.
Meet the congressman Trump wants you to hate
The paradox of Adam Schiff is this: He is depicted by some Republicans as a fanatical partisan, with President Donald Trump suggesting that he is a “radical left” “lowlife” who should be arrested for treason, ...
2:00 a.m.
Nevada could face $100M in damages to state prison guards
Nevada could face $100M in damages to state prison guards Nevada could be on the hook for up to $100 million in damages and unpaid wages after prison guards scored a major victory in a long-running legal fight with the state Department of Corrections ...
2:00 a.m.
The Notes: Oct. 21, 2019
In the Notes: Sun Commercial Real Estate, Goettl Air Conditioning and Plumbing of Las Vegas, Brass Cap Development, StoryBook Homes and more ...
2:00 a.m.
Children are largest casualty of Kashmir crisis
After decades of conflict, Kashmiris already suffer from staggering rates of depression, anxiety and PTSD. For children, direct and indirect trauma exposure causes behavioral and psychological problems.
2:00 a.m.
Get ready for Late Night Magic with Douglas ‘Lefty’ Leferovich
Photo: Douglas You know him as "Lefty" Murray the Magician's show at the Trop.
2:00 a.m.
Southern Nevada native Dominic Garcia helping Arizona State hockey ‘be the tradition’
Photo: Arizona State junior and Southern Nevada native Do The pregame tradition for the Arizona State University hockey team never chances. Instead of coach Greg Powers announcing the starting lineup to players in the locker room, he instead turns the duty over to a ...
2:00 a.m.
Test your knowledge of Prohibition
One hundred years ago this month, the Volstead Act — or National Prohibition Act — was passed. The act created a legal mechanism to enforce the 18th Amendment, which prohibited “the manufacture, sale or transportation ...
2:00 a.m.
Passion for pets drives entrepreneurs' business decisions, community involvement
Photo: Mayte Garcia, left, and Veronica Stiles own Boogie Mayte Garcia and Veronica Vega-Stiles share a passion for animals, and they knew they weren’t alone. So this year, they launched Boogie Time LV, a one-stop shop for pet owners’ needs — offering services such ...
2:00 a.m.
Dapper: Huntridge Theater could be arts hub, ‘definitely’ not movie house
Photo: The Huntridge Theater, at Charleston Boulevard and Like many fans of the shuttered Huntridge Theater, J Dapper grew up attending concerts there and has wanted for years to see it revived. Now, as the local developer is on the cusp of buying ...
2:00 a.m.
Analysis: Donnie Tillman factors into latest UNLV roster projection
Analysis: Donnie Tillman factors into latest UNLV roster projection After such a long, eventful offseason for the Runnin’ Rebels, it’s hard to believe there will be a college basketball game played this week, but here we are. UNLV will host West Coast Baptist College ...
2:00 a.m.

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