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Police shoot, kill man in North Las Vegas
Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
North Las Vegas police said a man was shot and killed by officers Monday night. Police spokesman Aaron Patty said officers responded to a criminal complaint about ...
Two years of Trump: Dizzying dysfunction, controversies, mark first half of president’s first term
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019
On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald Trump took the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States. The two years since have generated a ceaseless swirl of news about chaos and dysfunction ...
Another big jackpot hits at the Cosmopolitan
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019
Another lucky slot player at the Cosmopolitan has hit a major jackpot. On Thursday evening, a Minnesota man hit the top prize of $617,000 on just his second spin on a ...
Residents of high-rise oppose rental ordinance
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
Residents of a downtown high-rise turned out today to once again ask the Las Vegas City Council not to pass an ordinance that would open the building to short-term rentals. About ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: Britney Spears, Wayne Newton, Ariana Grande, Paul McCartney and more
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
Entertainers Wayne Newton, Xavier Mortimer, the Bronx Wanderers and Jo Koy have found new Vegas stages.
Fire damages strip mall in northeast valley
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
Fire damaged at least three suites in a northeast valley strip mall Monday night, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Nobody was injured. The fire was reported about ...
Overcast skies, rain to linger around Las Vegas for most of the day
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
Overcast, rainy weather was expected to hang around Las Vegas most of today, with heavier rainfall possible this evening, according to the National Weather Service. Most of ...
SNWA to local residents: Let Mother Nature water yards this week
Monday, Jan. 14, 2019
The Southern Nevada Water Authority is encouraging local residents to shut off their irrigation systems this week and let Mother Nature take care of their yards ...
Trash pickup resuming at Lake Mead, despite government shutdown
Monday, Jan. 14, 2019
Crews will resume picking up trash and cleaning bathrooms at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, despite the ongoing partial government ...
Police: Suspect arrested in ‘Blue Bucket Bandit’ case
Monday, Jan. 14, 2019
Metro Police have arrested a suspect they dubbed the “Blue Bucket Bandit” because, they allege, he stood on a blue bucket to reach and steal security cameras. Russell Fowler, 41, was located Sunday at ...
Nevada students impacted by shutdown might get tuition deferment
Monday, Jan. 14, 2019
For students and families struggling to make college tuition payments due to the partial government shutdown, relief may soon be on the way from the Nevada Board of Regents. At the suggestion of ...
Student bios: A look at some of the Sun Youth Forum participants
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
The students selected 28 representatives from their discussion groups who they agreed helped spark spirited debate. Here’s a look at some of those students ...
Sisolak names director of Nevada Department of Public Safety
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
Gov. Steve Sisolak today named George Togliatti as director of the Nevada Department of Public Safety. “George has a long, distinguished career in public safety and the respect of ...
Pedestrian hit by car, killed in downtown Las Vegas
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Wednesday night while crossing a street in downtown Las Vegas, according to Metro Police. The incident happened about 11:10 p.m. at the intersection of ...
Lieutenant governor, Jones Blackhurst team up on mentoring for women
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019
A day after being sworn in as Nevada’s lieutenant governor, Kate Marshall joined Caesars Entertainment executive Jan Jones Blackhurst to announce the formation of ...
Seeking nominations for the Sun's high school sports awards show
The Sun Standout Awards honoring top athletes and more will return in May
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019
Since debuting after the 2015-16 season, the Sun Standout Awards have been presented to representatives from more than 20 schools, with the evening drawing packed crowds ...
Sisolak stresses unity, bipartisanship in inaugural address
Monday, Jan. 7, 2019
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak opened his inaugural address today with a word of appreciation to his predecessor, Brian Sandoval, and a pledge to maintain ...
Kirkpatrick selected to head Clark County Commission
Monday, Jan. 7, 2019
Clark County commissioners today selected Marilyn Kirkpatrick as chairwoman, as three candidates who won election in November were sworn into office ...
Downtown Grand adding 3rd hotel tower, 495 rooms
Monday, Jan. 7, 2019
The Downtown Grand today announced plans to add a third hotel tower set to open in mid-2020. The new tower, which will have seven guest-room floors, will add 495 rooms to the downtown Las Vegas resort, bringing the ...
State: Death row inmate Dozier found dead in cell
Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019
Twice convicted killer Scott Raymond Dozier, whose scheduled execution in Nevada was delayed last summer, was found dead in his cell ...
Electrical wiring blamed for smoldering attic fire
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019
Investigators think electrical wiring started a fire that smoldered for several hours in the attic of a downtown house this morning before it was put out, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. The fire was reported about ...
Man in wheelchair hit by car, fatally injured
Monday, Dec. 31, 2018
A 71-year-old man crossing a northeast valley street in a motorized wheelchair Sunday afternoon was hit by a car and died, according to Metro Police. The incident was reported about 12:15 p.m. on Bonanza Road, east of ...
Local slot player hits $2.7 million jackpot at Green Valley Ranch
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018
A slot player at Green Valley Ranch Resort hit a $2.7 million jackpot on Monday while playing a Monopoly machine, the casino announced via Twitter. The player, who was not named, was ...
Fire breaks out at apartment building east of Strip
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire this morning at an apartment building east of the Strip, according to ...
Third $1 million jackpot of year hits at Cosmopolitan
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018
For the third time this year, someone playing a slot machine at the Cosmopolitan hit a jackpot topping $1 million. This time, the lucky player hit for $1,023,743 on her 960th spin on a ...
Man, 18, dead in North Las Vegas shooting
Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018
North Las Vegas Police are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man around 4:45 p.m. Monday in the area of ...
Woman killed, 5 hurt in downtown Las Vegas crash
Monday, Dec. 24, 2018
A Las Vegas woman was killed and five people injured when two vehicles collided early Sunday in downtown Las Vegas, according to Metro Police. A car headed south on Main Street and a small SUV headed west on ...
UNR joins UNLV as top-tier research school
Friday, Dec. 21, 2018
UNLV’s distinction of being the only Nevada school to have been named a top-tier research university turns out to have been short-lived. Officials announced today that UNR was added to ...
Serving hope, comfort to kids with heart conditions and their families
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018
Meet the Children's Heart Foundation, which supports families with children who have heart conditions.
UNLV joins nation’s 120 most elite colleges as Carnegie R1 institution
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018
As new graduates were receiving their diplomas Tuesday during UNLV’s winter commencement, the university got another major reason to celebrate. It came with ...
I-15 southbound closing from Charleston to Sahara on Thursday night
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018
Interstate 15 southbound will be closed between Charleston Boulevard and Sahara Avenue from midnight Thursday to 4 a.m. Friday so crews can install electronic traffic signs for the Project Neon freeway widening, according to ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: Lady Gaga, New Year’s Eve, Cinebarre Palace Station and more
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018
Lady Gaga and Britney Spears will be performing in the same Strip venue in 2019.
Police: Suspect arrested in northwest valley package thefts
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018
Metro Police say they have arrested a man suspected of stealing packages near Summerlin Parkway and the 215 Beltway in the northwest valley. Edson Manzano, 29, previously ...
Candle blamed for fire at Henderson apartment
Monday, Dec. 17, 2018
A man was taken to a hospital with smoke inhalation after an unattended candle started a fire at a Henderson apartment, according to the city fire department. Firefighters were dispatched about 3:30 a.m. Saturday to ...
Firefighters rescue squatters from burning vacant hotel
Monday, Dec. 17, 2018
Firefighters rescued seven squatters from a burning vacant hotel in downtown Las Vegas this morning, as several others escaped on their own, Las Vegas ...
Video preview: Liberty basketball has great player in Julian Strawther
Friday, Dec. 14, 2018
The Liberty High basketball team has one of the nation's top 2020 recruits in forward Julian Strawther ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: Sports and Vegas entertainment
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
On this episode of the Sun on the Strip, entertainment writer Brock Radke welcomes Las Vegas Sun managing editor Ray Brewer to talk about all this week’s Strip entertainment news.
Students take cover after threat at Boulder City High
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
Students took cover under their desks and Boulder City High School was locked down today after someone called in an undisclosed threat, according to city officials. The threat was ...
Signs of squatters at vacant duplex fire, officials say
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said they found signs of squatter activity at a vacant home that caught fire today just east of downtown. Nobody ...
Raising Cane’s opening first east valley restaurant
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is opening its 13th Las Vegas-area restaurant and the first in the east valley. The restaurant is seeking 120 crew members for multiple positions at the new location at ...
Michael Brown retiring as president of Barrick U.S.A.
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
Barrick Gold Corp. today announced management changes in the company’s North America region. Michael Brown, president of Barrick U.S.A., will be retiring Dec. 31. Brown has been with ...
United Way of Southern Nevada a pillar of support for 61 years and counting
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
Meet United Way of Southern Nevada, an organization that unites our community to improve people's lives and supports children and families from cradle to career.
Sun on the Strip Podcast: What's new on the north Strip
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018
On this episode of the Sun on the Strip, the Las Vegas Sun's Brock Radke talks about all this week's Strip entertainment news. Checking in at the Stratosphere, SLS, Resorts World, Wynn Las Vegas and ...
Passerby alerts sleeping residents to house fire
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
Two people who were sleeping when their house caught fire escaped after a passerby banged on the door to warn them, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Nobody was ...
Metro Police ID officer involved in deadly weekend shooting
Monday, Dec. 3, 2018
Metro Police have identified an officer they say fatally shot a motorist who was stopped for reckless driving and started fighting the patrolman. Officer Paul Bruning, 48, has been ...
U.S. promises nearly $17 million for survivors of Strip massacre
Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
The U.S. government is allocating nearly $17 million to help people affected by the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that became the deadliest in the nation's modern history ...
Metro 911 calls rerouted after power outage
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018
The Metro Police Communications Center experienced a power outage early today, forcing 911 emergency calls to be temporarily ...
Sun on the Strip Podcast: 'Celestia' at the Stratosphere, Robbie Williams, Diana Ross and more
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018
Justin Timberlake postponed his T-Mobile Arena concert but we’d still like to see him become a Las Vegas Strip resident headliner.
Police: Man arrested in death after knocking on door naked
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018
A naked man who was knocking on a person’s door was arrested Saturday after police found him in an apartment with a severely injured woman who later died, according to Metro Police.
Police responded ...
Las Vegas fire department enjoys a calm Thanksgiving
Monday, Nov. 26, 2018
This Thanksgiving was “probably the calmest” in the past 20 years for Las Vegas firefighters, officials said today. There were no major fires in ...

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