Las Vegas Sun

November 14, 2018

Currently: 52° — Complete forecast

Sun Staff

Email »

Story Archive

Sun on the Strip Podcast: Paradise Park, Wynn Plaza, Fly Linq and more
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
Wynn Las Vegas' $54 million, 75,000-square-foot luxury retail promenade opened on November 9.
Wisconsin man wins $1.3 million at O’Sheas casino
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018
A Kenosha, Wis., man won more than $1.3 million over the weekend when he hit a royal flush while playing Three Card Poker Progressive at O’Sheas at ...
Brazilian steakhouse opening at Henderson’s Galleria at Sunset mall
Monday, Nov. 12, 2018
Rodizio Grill, a Brazilian steakhouse featuring unlimited grilled meats carved tableside, is opening Tuesday at the Galleria at Sunset mall in Henderson. The restaurant is on ...
What to do if your purse or wallet is stolen
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018
With so many of us constantly on the go, it’s easy to let your purse or wallet overflow with important information and sensitive items, such as passports, checkbooks, Social Security cards, gift cards and more. Thieves haven’t overlooked that fact.
Live: Democrats win Nevada Senate, governor's races
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
Minutes after winning the Nevada Senate race against Republican incumbent Dean Heller, Democrat Jacky Rosen addressed her supporters at Caesars Palace with a powerful message. She spoke about fighting for all Nevadans — everything from ...
Organization supports the valley by helping prepare its leaders
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018
Meet the Leadership Foundation of Greater Las Vegas, which prepares and engages leaders to help them address challenges and create a bright future for Southern Nevada.
Las Vegas Sun hosting high school basketball media day
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018
We’re helping launch another season of prep basketball in Southern Nevada ...
Police: Homeowner shot with own gun after confronting would-be burglar
Monday, Oct. 29, 2018
A man who broke into a west valley backyard early Sunday morning fatally shot an elderly homeowner who had confronted the intruder. Sheldon Thomas, 34, was arrested while ...
Police: Suspect arrested in connection with fatal shooting in May
Monday, Oct. 29, 2018
A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man earlier this year after an argument at an apartment complex west of ...
Firefighters put out blaze at southeast valley apartment complex
Monday, Oct. 29, 2018
Firefighters quickly put out a blaze at a two-story apartment building late this morning in the southeast valley, according to ...
Record shattered: More than 27,000 show up for first day of early voting in Clark County
Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018
Clark County residents showed up to vote on Saturday in record fashion during the initial day of the early voting period. More than ...
Students to undergo random searches to deter weapons
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
High school and middle school students will now be subject to random searches to discourage them from bringing weapons on campus, the Clark County ...
Report: Thunderbirds pilot blacked out before fatal crash
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018
An Air Force Thunderbirds pilot killed in a training crash in April blacked out during an extreme G-force maneuver, regaining consciousness only a moment before ...
Program keeps kids engaged during vulnerable after-school hours
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018
Meet After-School All-Stars Las Vegas, which is dedicated to helping underprivileged youths stay on a path to success.
School evacuated after fire in trash can
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
John Park Elementary School in central Las Vegas was temporarily evacuated this morning after a fire in a bathroom trash can, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. Nobody was ...
Suspicious package prompts evacuation, road closure
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
Metro Police say they temporarily evacuated the area of Flamingo and Sandhill roads this morning after a suspicious package was discovered. The item was found on the northeast corner, near ...
Damaged personal watercraft found on Lake Mead; no rider located
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
Authorities are looking for information about a personal watercraft that was found unoccupied Sunday on Lake Mead. The Nevada Department of Wildlife found the swamped watercraft about 2:45 p.m. near ...
Police say missing woman, 71, may be in emotional distress
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
Metro Police are looking for a missing 71-year-old woman they say may be in severe emotional distress and in need of medical help. Mary Visnaw was last seen about 8:15 p.m. Sunday near ...
Woman, 69, hit by car, critically injured
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
A 69-year-old Las Vegas woman was hit by a car and critically injured Tuesday night while crossing a street outside ...
Henderson Police seek to ID suspects in residential burglary
Monday, Oct. 8, 2018
Henderson Police say they are searching for two suspects in the burglary of a home last month near Sunridge Heights Parkway and Eastern Avenue ...
Pedestrian, 80, hit by car, seriously injured
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
An 80-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured early today as he was crossing Boulder Highway against a red light, according to Metro Police. The incident happened about ...
Advocating for children with special needs and their families
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
Meet Nevada PEP, a family-driven nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of children with special needs.
Police: Man arrested in theft of puppies from pet store
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018
A man has been arrested in the theft of two puppies last week from a west valley pet store, but only one of the animals has been recovered, according to Metro Police. A man forced his way into the store in ...
Nevada Press Association honors Sun, GMG publications and journalists
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018
Greenspun Media Group, publisher of the Sun, received 88 awards for multiple publications Saturday at the association’s annual awards ceremony, including 21 first-place honors. The Sunday magazine’s shooting coverage won for …
Apartments evacuated as police investigate fumes
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
Residents were evacuated from an apartment complex east of the Strip because of strong fumes coming from ...
Murder-suicide suspected after 4 found dead in Henderson
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
Police responding to shots fired found four people dead in a Henderson residence Thursday night in an apparent murder-suicide ...
American Red Cross offers disaster response and prevention every day
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
Meet the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada and learn about its mission, which goes beyond collecting and providing blood for those in need.
In Las Vegas, President Trump pleads for voters to back Heller, Tarkanian
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
President Donald Trump spoke for more than one hour tonight at the Las Vegas Convention Center, listing what he considered his best accomplishments to supporters and urging them continue their backing at the polls ...
Motorcycle involved in fatal crash in North Las Vegas
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018
A motorcycle was involved in a fatal crash this morning at Craig Road and 5th Street, according to North Las Vegas Police. Police reported the incident via Twitter about 6:30 a.m. Pictures from the scene show ...
Pedestrian hit by truck, killed in crosswalk
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
A pedestrian crossing the street in a marked crosswalk was hit by a pickup truck and killed this morning, according to Metro Police. The incident happened about 6:45 a.m. at Sahara Avenue and ...
Man hit by RTC bus, critically injured
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
A man was critically injured when he walked in front of a Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada bus and was hit Monday night in the ...
Police arrest suspect in gunpoint sexual assault
Monday, Sept. 17, 2018
Metro Police have arrested a man they say ordered a woman into a car at gunpoint last month and sexually assaulted her ...
Suspect sought in stabbing at Lake Mead
Monday, Sept. 17, 2018
Special agents with the National Park Service Investigative Services Branch and U.S. park rangers are investigating a stabbing earlier this month at Stewarts Point in ...
Follow the money: Who's helping fund your local representatives?
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
So far this election cycle, almost $2 billion has been pumped into the campaign coffers of congressional office holders and candidates. Ask most members of the public, and you’ll hear a quid pro quo explanation: Special interest groups and corporations contribute money to influence policy and votes. But it’s not ...
Motorcyclist killed in crash north of Las Vegas
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
A man was killed Wednesday when the motorcycle he was riding crashed north of Las Vegas, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The rider, Donald Shortell, 67, of Alamo, was pronounced dead at ...
Henderson man, 31, killed in three-wheeler crash
Monday, Sept. 10, 2018
A 31-year-old Henderson man was killed Sunday when the three-wheeled vehicle he was driving collided with a car making a left turn in the far ...
Foundation serves families with medically complex children
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
Meet Positively Kids, an organization dedicated to delivering high-quality, integrated behavioral and primary care health care services to Southern Nevada children and their families, with an emphasis on medically fragile, medically dependent and developmentally delayed children.
Police searching for suspect in gunpoint sexual assault
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
Metro Police are looking for a man they say ordered a woman into a car at gunpoint last week and sexually assaulted her. The woman was walking about 4 a.m. on Aug. 26 near South Casino Center Boulevard and ...
Police: Motorcyclist killed trying to pass SUV on wrong side of road
Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
A motorcyclist was killed today when he tried to pass an SUV by swinging into the opposing lane and crashed into the vehicle as it turned left, according to Metro Police. The crash happened about ...
Motorcyclist killed in crash in North Las Vegas
Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
A motorcyclist was killed this morning when he collided with a car turning into a private driveway, according to North Las Vegas Police. The crash happened about 5:40 a.m. in the area of ...
Screech! Wait until you see where Las Vegas ranks in driver safety
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018
Las Vegas and North Las Vegas rank in the bottom half of American cities in driver safety and are sliding down the scale, says a new study by Allstate. And while things were brighter in ...
Security guard accused of sexual assault at downtown Las Vegas hotel
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018
A security guard has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Las Vegas hotel after threatening to turn her over to police for suspected ...
Fire spreads from yard to mobile home
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018
A fire that started in a yard full of junk this morning spread to a double-wide mobile home, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. The fire was reported about 9:30 a.m. in ...
Fire does extensive damage to northwest valley house
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018
An overnight house fire did extensive damage to a house in the northwest valley, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. Nobody was injured. Dispatchers received several calls about ...
Man hit by train in downtown Las Vegas
Monday, Aug. 20, 2018
A man suffered moderate to serious injuries when he was hit by a train today in downtown Las Vegas, fire department officials said. The man was struck at the Washington Avenue railroad overpass, between ...
Fire does $75,000 damage to commercial building
Monday, Aug. 20, 2018
A fire at a commercial building Sunday night in the northeast valley did an estimated $75,000 in damage, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Nobody was ...
A familiar name takes over at Beauty Bar
Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018
Roxie Amoroso, a veteran Vegas promoter and musician who has played in bands like Pigasus and Crazy Chief—and the owner of Exile on Main Street clothing boutique—recently purchased a stake in the 13-year-old Fremont East anchor.
Pedestrian hit by pickup, killed crossing street in Henderson
Friday, Aug. 17, 2018
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a pickup truck Thursday night while crossing Warm Springs Road in Henderson, police said. The incident happened about 10:15 p.m. between ...
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society a guiding light to cancer patients for decades
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018
Meet a nonprofit organization that has invested more than $1.2 billion in research to fight blood cancer.
Man dies after fight; roommate arrested on murder count
Monday, Aug. 13, 2018
A man was arrested on a count of murder after getting into a fight with a roommate, who was unresponsive after ...

Most Popular