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August 17, 2019

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Vegas-to-California passenger rail project working to secure financing for $4 billion project
Vegas-to-California passenger rail project working to secure financing for $4 billion project
Friday, August 2, 2019
The company proposing to build a high-speed passenger rail line from Las Vegas to Southern California has applied to the Nevada Department of Business & Industry for the right to sell ...
518 tickets issued in first month of freeway HOV enforcement
518 tickets issued in first month of freeway HOV enforcement
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Troopers issued 518 citations in the first month enforcing HOV regulations for new lanes on Interstate 15 and U.S. 95 in Las Vegas, the Nevada Highway Patrol announced this morning. NHP began ...
Las Vegas airport can handle 10 million more passengers, official says
Las Vegas airport can handle 10 million more passengers, official says
Monday, July 22, 2019
McCarran International Airport is prepared to handle another 10 million passengers a year, although the region would need to add about 30,000 hotel rooms to ...
Pilot accused of flying while drunk after crash landing in Mesquite
Pilot accused of flying while drunk after crash landing in Mesquite
Thursday, July 18, 2019
A pilot who survived a fiery crash landing at the Mesquite airport Wednesday night was arrested on suspicion of flying under the influence of alcohol, according to ...
Sun Country apologizes for not notifying passengers about canceled flights
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Sun Country Airlines is apologizing to customers for canceling six flights this past weekend without notifying passengers, the latest blunder for ...
Traffic snarled for Las Vegas visitors headed back to California
Monday, July 1, 2019
A fiery crash on Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass bottlenecked two southbound lanes of the key north-south route for hours Sunday as crews worked on a ...
Four-vehicle wreck involving bus lands nine people in UMC
Saturday, June 29, 2019
The at-fault driver was stabilized at University Medical Center after being rushed in critical condition, Metro Lt. Jeff Clark said. The other eight people transported to UMC were …
Las Vegas airport sees busiest month ever in May
Las Vegas airport sees busiest month ever in May
Thursday, June 27, 2019
McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas had its busiest month ever in May. McCarran spokeswoman Christine Crews says nearly 4.6 million people arrived or ...
Two new groups hope to cash in on funds generated by Nevada's specialty license plates
Two new groups hope to cash in on funds generated by Nevada's specialty license plates
Thursday, June 27, 2019
The close of the 2019 legislative session saw the passage of two bills that created new specialized license plates, which can be a significant source of funding …
Frontier Airlines adds 7 new routes out of Las Vegas
Frontier Airlines adds 7 new routes out of Las Vegas
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines has announced it will launch seven new routes out of Las Vegas. The Denver-based airline said Tuesday new nonstop routes to and from McCarran International Airport for ...
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'Change of mindset' sought in new strategy to reduce traffic deaths
Friday, June 21, 2019
People are dying in Nevada from traffic fatalities at a record rate. And it needs to stop. There were a record 331 traffic fatalities in Nevada in 2018, the highest total in a decade ...
Highway Patrol: Drivers ignoring HOV lane rules risk $250 citation
Highway Patrol: Drivers ignoring HOV lane rules risk $250 citation
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Motorists breaking the rules for driving in new high-occupancy vehicle lanes on Interstate 15 risk $250 citations starting today ...
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Train derails near Nevada-Utah line; no injuries reported
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
A train carrying military munitions derailed in the high desert of northeast Nevada on Wednesday, closing an interstate for about an hour before emergency crews determined there was no danger. No injuries were reported. Cars carrying the munitions to a Nevada Army depot were not among those that ...
Southbound I-15 near Jean reopened after fatal crash
Thursday, June 13, 2019
A two-vehicle rollover crash on southbound Interstate 15 near Jean killed a motorist, and the investigation snarled traffic for ...
Vehicle fire on I-15 snarls traffic near Sloan
Monday, June 10, 2019
The freeway was closed and traffic was being diverted onto St. Rose Parkway, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol, which warned motorists to expect major delays.