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Spread the Word Nevada puts books into the hands of low-income children
Friday, July 20, 2018
Learn about an organization dedicated to advancing childhood literacy within low-income communities by changing lives one book at a time.
Four arrested in slaying of man in North Las Vegas
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Four people have been arrested in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man in May, according to North Las Vegas Police. D’vonte Bridges, 22, Michael Thomas, 24, Trashaun Brooks, 23, and ...
Henderson Police make arrest in death of elderly woman
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Henderson Police say they have arrested a man in the death of an elderly woman found earlier this month in a burning apartment with apparent trauma to her ...
Fatal crash closes U.S. 93 near Coyote Springs
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
A double-fatal crash has shut down U.S. 93 in both directions this morning northeast of Las Vegas, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The highway is closed between ...
Police: Domestic dispute leaves woman dead; boyfriend arrested
Monday, July 16, 2018
Metro Police have arrested a man they say is the boyfriend of a woman who died after a domestic dispute last week in which she fell down a flight of apartment stairs ...
'Disgraceful': Trump blasted by both parties after Putin meeting
Monday, July 16, 2018
After declining to endorse U.S. intelligence agencies’ conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump drew condemnation this morning from Republicans and Democrats. Here is a sampling of ...
Women marching to the ballot box
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
In a dark time for the organization she represents, Lindsey Harmon sees bright lights glowing in Nevada and across the nation. Harmon, the lead advocate in the state for Planned Parenthood, says she’s optimistic that ...
About 40,000 without power in valley outage
Monday, July 9, 2018
About 40,000 NV Energy customers were without service Monday night as a thunderstorm ripped through the valley ...
Storms slam Las Vegas with winds, lightning, outages
Monday, July 9, 2018
Monsoon-style summer storms hit the Las Vegas area late Monday with persistent lightning, sheets of rain and powerful winds that left more than 40,000 residents without power ...
Police investigating fatal weekend shooting in North Las Vegas
Monday, July 9, 2018
A man was shot to death Sunday night following a confrontation in North Las Vegas, police said. Officers were dispatched ...
Police: Man fatally shot in parking lot after fight
Monday, July 9, 2018
A man was found shot to death in a parking lot after a fight early Sunday in the 1700 block of Tropicana Avenue, just north of the Las Vegas airport, according to Metro Police.
The victim, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds, was found unresponsive and was ...
Firefighters rescue tree trimmer from palm tree
Monday, July 9, 2018
Firefighters rescued a tree trimmer who was stuck in a palm tree today, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. The incident happened about 12:15 p.m. today in the 6600 block of Kirwan Heights Way, near ...
Shelter and support is within reach because of the Rescue Mission
Friday, July 6, 2018
Meet Las Vegas Rescue Mission, which feeds the hungry, provides shelter and basic needs, and makes long-term recovery care available to those in need.
Police: Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in northeast valley
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
A pedestrian was killed while crossing the street Monday night in a hit-and-run in the northeast valley, according to Metro Police. The 61-year-old Las Vegas woman was crossing Pecos Road south of Canoga Avenue about ...
Highway reopens after oil spill, multiple crashes
Friday, June 29, 2018
The westbound lanes of the 215 Beltway were closed for more than three hours this morning near Decatur Boulevard after an oil spill resulted in seven crashes, according to ...
Police: Officer fires weapon after driver flees traffic stop
Friday, June 29, 2018
An officer fired a shot after a driver fled a traffic stop, took off on foot and then turned toward the officer with an object in his hand, according to Metro Police. Nobody was injured in the incident, and the suspect was ...
It's fireworks season: Know the law
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Officials say they are enforcing a serious crackdown this year.
Police: Missing woman, 72, was hurt in hit-and-run accident
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
A 72-year-old woman reported missing after leaving home for a movie theater on Sunday was the victim of a hit-and-run accident and is in a hospital, according to Metro Police.
Marilyn Teague was in ...
Truck fire on U.S. 95 causes heavy smoke, closes freeway
Monday, June 25, 2018
A truck fire on northbound U.S. 95 between Boulder Highway and Charleston Boulevard this morning caused heavy smoke and closed the freeway, according to fire department and ...
Woman, 57, arrested on arson charges
Sunday, June 24, 2018
A woman who had been sought in connection with a Dumpster fire was arrested Sunday after near the scene of two other fires, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue ...
County issues air quality advisory due to smoke, ozone
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Smoke from the Pine Creek Fire in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and potentially high levels of ozone prompted Clark County's Department of Air Quality to issue an air advisory today. The department ...
Hundreds brave heat to protest Trump in Las Vegas
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Triple-digit temperatures didn’t stop hundreds of protesters from turning out today to demonstrate against Donald Trump as the president arrived for an appearance at the Nevada State Republican Convention. Protesters packed the ...
NPHY provides safe space, resources and hope for homeless youth
Friday, June 22, 2018
Get to know the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, which provides services for thousands of youths with a safe, supportive environment and a path to self-sufficiency.
Police: Man arrested in fatal stabbing in parking lot
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Metro Police say they have arrested a man in a fatal stabbing Sunday night in a parking lot near Maryland Parkway and Sahara Avenue. Michael Cain, 32, was taken into custody about ...
Police seek suspect in fatal stabbing in parking lot
Monday, June 18, 2018
A man was stabbed to death late Sunday after what appeared to be an argument in a parking lot near Maryland Parkway and Sahara Avenue, according to Metro Police.
The stabbing, which was captured on ...
Sun’s tribute book on Golden Knights on sale now
‘Born to Glory’ documents how Las Vegas fell in love with its hockey team
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
It has been such a great experience covering the Vegas Golden Knights for our readers and watching the Southern Nevada community come together to celebrate the ...
Man gets 2 years in skimming, credit card info theft case
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
A Las Vegas man who used gas pump skimming devices to steal people’s credit and debit card information was sentenced today to two years in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson of the ...
Police: Motorist killed when truck runs red light
Monday, June 11, 2018
A 59-year-old motorist was killed this morning when another vehicle ran a red light and collided with the pickup truck he was driving in ...
Real Talk provides programming to keep youth out of jail
Friday, June 8, 2018
Meet Real Talk Youth Impact Program Inc., which provides at-risk youths with free proactive and reactive programming, meetings and the opportunity for positive change.
Motorcyclist, 34, killed in crash with pickup truck
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
A motorcyclist was killed Monday night in the east valley when he slammed into the back of a pickup truck stopped at a stop sign, according to Metro Police. The crash happened ...
Bike bonanza: Massive Mecum motorcycle auction gets underway
Friday, June 1, 2018
After expanding its presence in Las Vegas in 2017, Mecum Auctions is back today with a motorcycle auction featuring about 600 bikes ...
So, where you gonna watch the Stanley Cup Final?
Friday, June 1, 2018
When the Knights are in town, the ticket is no longer so easy to come by, but fans crowd into Toshiba Plaza to watch the big screen and be near the action.
Pedestrian hit, killed while crossing Decatur Boulevard
Thursday, May 31, 2018
A 28-year-old man from Reno was killed Wednesday night when he was hit by a car while trying to cross a street in the northwest valley, according to Metro Police. The man was crossing Decatur Boulevard, north of ...
Man, 20, killed after crashing into parked truck
Thursday, May 31, 2018
A 20-year-old Las Vegas man was killed late Wednesday when the car he was driving ran off the road and hit a parked semitruck, according to Metro Police. The man was driving west on ...
Neighbor breaks into house, alerts deaf woman to fire
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
A deaf woman was at her house Tuesday when a fire started, but she didn’t realize it until a neighbor broke in and warned her, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. The fire, which was reported about ...
For potential public servants, training course is essential
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Being a good, responsible elected official is a tough job that involves processing an enormous amount of information on topics that are often highly complex.
Woman dies of burns after apartment fire
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
A woman died of burns after firefighters put out a small fire Monday at an apartment in the southwest valley, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Firefighters responded about 7 p.m. to the fire in ...
Get ready for the desert heat
Friday, May 25, 2018
Most people spend Sin City’s sweltering hot summers lounging by pools, dancing late into the night, or snapping selfies at music festivals with friends. While Las Vegas is the destination for ...
Police: Girl sexually assaulted at gunpoint after accepting ride
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Metro Police say they are looking for a man who offered a girl a ride and then sexually assaulted her at gunpoint. The juvenile was walking alone Wednesday near ...
UNLV Honors College dean tabbed to become acting president
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The dean of UNLV's Honors College could soon become the acting president of the university. As part of a special meeting June 4, the Nevada Board of Regents has scheduled a vote on whether to ...
Unsung Hero: Chely Arias, Cheyenne trainer
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.
Male Scholar Athlete of the Year: James Bridges, Clark basketball
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.
Female Scholar Athlete of the Year: Haylee Niemann, Arbor View soccer
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.
Coach of the Year: Joe Sawaia, Coronado golf
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.
Male Team of the Year: Bishop Gorman basketball
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.
Female Athlete of the Year: Tatum Spangler, Coronado softball
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.
Citizen of the Year Hannah Barr: Basic softball
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.
Female rising star: Audrey Boch-Collins, Clark tennis
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.
Game of the Year: Centennial vs. Liberty girls' basketball state championship
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.
Female Team of the Year: Coronado flag football
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.

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