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May 25, 2019

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More than 3,000 additional steel posts going up along Strip
Friday, May 24, 2019
Workers next week will begin installing more than 3,000 steel posts along the Las Vegas Strip to protect pedestrians from vehicles, Clark County official said. Over the past ...
Woman fatally shot at apartment complex
Friday, May 24, 2019
A woman was shot to death early today in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the northwest valley, according to Metro Police. Officers responded about 1:10 a.m. to the ...
Police: Teen suspected of DUI in fatal crash
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
A teen was booked on suspicion of DUI after a two-vehicle crash that killed the 18-year-old driver of the other car, according to Metro Police. The crash happened about 12:40 a.m. at ...
Female Athlete of the Year: Audrey Boch-Collins, Clark tennis
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
In three years at Clark, she hasn’t even entertained the thought of losing a match—in fact, she hasn’t dropped a single set in her high school career.
Male Athlete of the Year: Aaron Roberts, Desert Oasis baseball
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
There certainly hasn’t been a better baseball player in Southern Nevada this year, and there might not be a single athlete who has performed as well as Aaron Roberts.

Unsung Hero Award: Sydney Bigger, Desert Oasis
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Sydney Bigger just wanted to be a part of her sister’s basketball team. She became much more than that after taking on a role as the team manager.
Citizen of the Year: Brooke Bykowski, Foothill volleyball
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
When it comes to giving back, Bykowski gives it her all. The senior is involved in so many charities that it’s hard to list them all ...
Sun Standout Award: Bishop Gorman girls soccer
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Not only did the Gaels win the state title, they steamrolled their way through, going undefeated in 28 games with a plus-138 goal differential to finish seventh in USA Today’s national rankings.

Moment of the Year: Richard Curry scores for Bonanza High football
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Coaches were putting the finishing touches on plans for the annual “senior walk” when Dion Lee came up with the idea to honor his program’s most popular member. Senior manager Richard Curry would dress for ...
Female Scholar Athlete of the Year: Mackenzie Carcelli, Spring Valley soccer, basketball, track
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Mackenzie Carcelli accomplished so much at Spring Valley High, she ran out of room on her letter jacket. The Class of 2019’s valedictorian played three sports in each ...
Male Scholar Athlete of the Year: Anjelo Vigilia, Western wrestling
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Ever since elementary school, Anjelo Vigilia believed he possessed a different level of competitiveness. Many young athletes are determined to be the best on the playing field, but ...
Coach of the Year: Chris Martinez, Centennial cross country
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
In his fourth year at Centennial, Martinez had the Bulldogs running at peak efficiency all season.
Team of the Year: Centennial girls basketball
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The Bulldogs captured a fifth straight state championship and became the only team that has garnered recognition at each of the first four Sun Standout Awards.
Game of the Year: Chaparral basketball pulls of massive playoff upset
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Everyone expected Democracy Prep boys basketball to roll through the Class 3A playoffs this season. Chaparral had other ideas ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: Grand Bazaar Shops, Madonna, Celine Dion, T-Mobile Arena and more
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Caesars Entertainment is working on a new rock musical with ZZ Top.
Rising Stars: Jaden Hardy of Coronado basketball and Paige Sinicki of Coronado softball
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Gone are the days when the junior varsity team was filled with underclassmen waiting for their turn to contribute to the varsity team.

Man using torch to kill bugs dies in house fire
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
A man who was trying to kill bugs under his house died after he accidentally started a fire with a propane torch in a crawl space, according to the Henderson Fire Department. The fire was ...
School District: Custodian accused of sexual misconduct with pupil
Monday, May 20, 2019
A custodian has been arrested on three counts of sexual misconduct with a pupil and one count of furnishing alcohol to a juvenile, the Clark County School District announced today. Clark County ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: Santana, Kaskade, Mexican food at Encore and more
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Listen to Carlos Santana talk about his new album and his residency at the House of Blues.
Police: Father drives off with child, prompting massive search
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
A father drove off with his month-old baby this morning, prompting a massive response from authorities, who initially thought the car had been stolen with the ...
Linq getting ESPN studio as part of sports betting deal
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The Linq is getting an ESPN-branded TV studio as part of a deal for Caesars Entertainment to provide the network with sports betting odds and information that will be featured on the air and online, the companies announced today ...
Fire breaks out at apartment building
Monday, May 13, 2019
A two-alarm fire this morning at an apartment building near Clark High School was contained to a single unit, and nobody suffered significant injuries, the ...
Las Vegas-area crossing guards pave the way for student safety
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Some local thoroughfares—with their wide, multiple lanes and high speed limits—are designed for drivers to navigate through the vastness of the rolling desert. But that means they can be a hazard for pedestrians.
Christie might seek presidency again, just not against Trump
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Speaking alongside former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Christie said he also would consider joining the Trump administration if the right opportunity came along. He declined to specify what position he would consider but said he had turned down ...
2 wounded in shooting northwest of Strip
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Two people were wounded after reports of multiple gunshots today in a neighborhood just northwest of the Strip, Metro Police said. Someone called 911 about 12:10 p.m. and reported hearing ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: Vegas Uncork’d, Mama Rabbit, Celestia and more
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Brock Radke and Genevie Durano talk all about this weekend's Vegas Uncork'd celebrity chef extravaganza.
Firefighters put out early morning blaze at apartment complex
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Firefighters put out a blaze early today at an apartment complex near Twain Avenue and Maryland Parkway, according to ...
How to contact your public officials in Southern Nevada
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Congress, state, county and city contact information
Police: Missing man may be in distress
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Metro Police say they are looking for a missing man who might be in emotional distress and in need of medical assistance. Robert Robins, 61, was last seen about ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: Cirque’s new show, parking at Wynn, Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club and more
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Mariah Carey has new dates for her Christmas and residency shows at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
Gore’s mission at UNLV: Inform and inspire action on climate change
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
If you think it’s hot in Las Vegas now, Al Gore says, just be glad it’s not the year 2100. Gore told an audience at UNLV today that if global warming continues at its current rate, the number of days above 95 degrees in the valley will increase more than ...
Lee: Anti-Trump sentiment shouldn’t derail infrastructure bill
Friday, April 26, 2019
For some people, Nevada Rep. Susie Lee said, the opportunity to drive on repaved highways, cross repaired bridges and fly out of modernized airports isn’t worth the political implications of ...
Health District reports first 2019 West Nile case
Friday, April 26, 2019
The Southern Nevada Health District has reported its first human case of West Nile virus in Southern Nevada this year. The individual, a female over the age of 50, had ...
Man, 75, hit by car, killed crossing street
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
A 75-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Tuesday while crossing a street outside of a marked crosswalk, according to Metro Police. The accident happened about 9:30 a.m. on Paradise Road, south of ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: Sting, James Taylor, Lucky Dragon, Vinny Guadagnino and more
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Listen to Brock’s interview with current Colosseum headliner James Taylor.
Reid, Boehner: Compromise still attainable, even in a divided nation
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Reid and Boehner aren’t the first political rivals to team up and sound the call for bipartisanship — after getting out of the trenches themselves …
Motorcyclist killed in crash with car
Monday, April 22, 2019
A man riding a motorcycle was killed Sunday when he collided with a car on Lake Mead Boulevard, near Torrey Pines Drive, according to Metro Police. The motorcycle was speeding east on Lake Mead and ...
Person pulled from burning building over weekend dies
Monday, April 22, 2019
A person rescued from a fire in critical condition on Saturday has died, the Clark County Fire Department said today. The fire was reported about 8:15 p.m. Saturday at a two-story duplex in ...
Fire at Henderson apartment complex does $300,000 damage
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Technicians working on an air handler sparked a two-alarm fire at the Martinique Bay Apartments on Thursday that displaced 11 residents and ...
Bicyclist hit by car, killed crossing street
Thursday, April 18, 2019
A bicyclist was hit by a car and killed Thursday night while crossing Pecos Road south of Tropicana Avenue, according to Metro Police. The car was headed north on Pecos about 10 p.m. when it ...
Firefighters put out blaze at 2 mobile homes
Friday, April 12, 2019
A fire today spread from one mobile home to another before firefighters were able to put out the blaze, the Clark County Fire Department reported. A fire was reported about ...
Woman, 76, hit by car, killed while walking dog
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
A 76-year-old woman was hit by a car and killed Tuesday while walking with her dog northwest of ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: The Colosseum, Christie Brinkley, Rob Lowe, Vegas buffets and more
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Listen to interviews with two of this week's Strip stars, Christie Brinkley and Rob Lowe, plus a deep-dive into Vegas buffets.
Woman hit by vehicle in Henderson dies over weekend
Monday, April 8, 2019
A woman hit by a vehicle that went through a stop sign Wednesday night died over the weekend, according to Henderson Police. The accident happened about 11 p.m. at ...
Police: Woman robbed, shot outside drugstore
Monday, April 8, 2019
A woman was shot in the leg Saturday during a robbery outside a drugstore after she punched the gunman in the face and ran away, Metro Police said. The incident happened about ...
Bruce Deifik, former Greenspun Corporation president, dies in Colorado
Monday, April 8, 2019
Bruce Deifik, former president of The Greenspun Corporation, died Sunday in Denver after he suffered a cardiac arrest and crashed his vehicle, authorities in Colorado said. He was 64. After attending ...
Pedestrian, 56, killed crossing street in east valley
Monday, April 8, 2019
A pedestrian was killed Sunday when she walked into the path of a car while crossing Lamb Boulevard in the east valley, according to Metro Police. The 56-year-old Las Vegas woman was ...
Fire breaks out at fourplex used by squatters, officials say
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Fire broke out today at a fourplex near downtown Las Vegas that was being renovated and was used by squatters, according to ...
Police: Pedestrian, 48, killed in hit-and-run
Thursday, April 4, 2019
A pedestrian was killed Wednesday night in a hit-and-run as she was crossing Charleston Boulevard near Nellis Boulevard, Metro Police said. The 48-year-old Las Vegas woman was ...
Suspect arrested in death of man found outside downtown Las Vegas bar
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
A suspect has been arrested in the slaying last month of a man found dead outside a downtown Las Vegas bar, Metro Police said today. Reshard Vargas, 39, was ...

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