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September 17, 2019

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6 in balloon crash released from hospital
Friday, September 13, 2019
Six people injured in a hot air balloon crash in Nevada have been released from the hospital. University Medical Center of Southern Nevada spokesman Scott Kerbs said Friday only one of ...
RTC chief Tina Quigley says she's stepping down
RTC chief Tina Quigley says she's stepping down
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Tina Quigley, CEO of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, will leave the organization later this year. Quigley, 52, announced the decision to step down ...
FAA: Las Vegas-bound flight aborts takeoff from Phoenix airport
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Officials say two tires on an American Airlines jet flattened as the 737 braked while aborting its takeoff from Phoenix due to what the airline called ...
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Las Vegas ready to welcome more electric vehicles
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Tom Volk sat in his Tesla Model 3 as it charged at the Railroad Pass Travel Center in Henderson. Volk, a businessman from Phoenix, had also stopped in Arizona to charge up his electric car on the way to Las Vegas. While the Model 3 has a maximum range of about ...
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Underground roadway emerges as alternative in easing traffic near UNLV
Thursday, September 5, 2019
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Clark County leaders are continuing to look at options to alleviate traffic congestion near UNLV between McCarran International Airport and the Strip. Clark County Public Works Director Denis Cederburg said if nothing is done to improve the crowded roads by ...
New funding to pay for upgrades on pair of U.S. 95 bridges
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Nevada was awarded about $10 million in federal money for upcoming improvements to the U.S. 95 bridges at Desert Inn Road and Eastern Avenue ...
Big month for Spirit leads to spike in McCarran’s July passenger numbers
Big month for Spirit leads to spike in McCarran’s July passenger numbers
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport hit an all-time high for the month of July, thanks to a big bump from Spirit Airlines. Just over 4.5 million passengers arrived at ...
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Frontier Airlines to offer discount service from Newark to Las Vegas
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Frontier Airlines will begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport this fall, and offering introductory fares as low as $15 on some flights. The discount carrier announced Tuesday that ...
3-month ramp closure starting at Losee, 215 Beltway
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The Losee Road on- and off-ramps at the 215 Beltway in the far northeast valley will be shut down for construction starting tonight for the ...
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 ...