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Casino promotions: Oct. 22-28
Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017
Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
Fire does $200,000 damage to northwest valley house
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
A fire that caused an estimated $200,000 in damage to a northwest valley house may have been electrical in nature, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials.
The fire, which appears to have started in ...
Enclave special events venue marks opening with shooting victim fundraiser
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
Enclave, a three-story 75,000-square-foot multi-purpose special events venue on Eastern Avenue near Russell Road, will mark its completion on Thursday night with the opening of its 5,000-square-foot Vivace Rooftop Deck. ...
Police: Boy, 1, hit and killed by vehicle at apartment complex
Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
A 1-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and killed Sunday night at an apartment complex in the northeast valley, according to Metro Police. The incident happened about 6:45 p.m. at the complex in the ...
Metro Police ID officer involved in shooting
Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
Metro Police have identified an officer they say shot a man last week who charged police with what later turned out to be a pellet gun. Officer Julien Pappas, 28, has been with Metro since ...
How we heal (hint: There is goodness all around us)
Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
Shaken by the horrific shooting on the Strip, the Las Vegas community has begun the work of recovery. It starts with accepting the effects of trauma and finding healthy ways to cope. Many have taken action in service of that, whether it’s a young child making hug coupons or a veteran guiding others through the challenges of PTSD.
Casino promotions: Oct. 15-21
Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017
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Nonprofit theater aims to educate and entertain
Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017
Meet A Public Fit Theatre Co., which is dedicated to education through entertainment, whether partnering with public libraries to provide free readings or jumping into in-depth discussion with audiences after performances
Mirage welcomes wounded veterans for their comped weekend in Vegas
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren addressed 80 wounded veterans and their families at a reception Friday, held to kick off the company’s eighth-annual Salute the Troops event ...
No leak found at school after report of natural gas
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
irefighters were dispatched to Western High School this morning after reports of a possible gas leak but didn't ...
Sage grouse lands reopening for mineral development
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017
The U.S. Department of the Interior is reopening 10 million acres of federal lands in Nevada and five other Western state for mineral development after finding that ...
Caesars organizes $2 million in support of shooting victims
Monday, Oct. 9, 2017
Caesars Entertainment’s employees and its associated chefs and entertainers have organized $2 million in donations to assist those affected by the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. ...
The Notes: Oct. 8-14, 2017
Monday, Oct. 9, 2017
In the Notes: Sabrina Chapman, Tessa Breeden, Christina Aguirre, Dave Williams, Eric Swartzwelder, Angela Go, Lisa Chao, Jim Kostecki, Arlen Ness, Tom Jannarone and more ...
Medical workers praised for life-saving efforts after shooting
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
Health care workers from University Medical Center, Sunrise Hospital and other medical facilities were recognized this morning for their life-saving efforts treating the victims of ...
Southern Nevada home prices continue to rise in September
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
Home prices continued to rise while the number of home sales stabilized in September, according to statistics provided by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors on Friday. ...
Coroner releases names of all 58 Las Vegas shooting victims
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
The Clark County Coroner's Office on Thursday identified all 58 victims killed in Sunday’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. Most of the victims died from gunshot wounds, Coroner John Fudenberg said. The victims ...
Watch out for charity scams after Las Vegas tragedy
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
Nevada’s attorney general is working with the GoFundMe website to battle scammers attempting to obtain donations intended for victims of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas.
GoFundMe will battle fake donation pages by establishing a ...
Firefighters battling blaze at vacant apartments near downtown Las Vegas
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
Firefighters were battling a blaze at a vacant apartment building this morning near downtown that closed part of Bonanza Road, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials.
The fire was reported about ...
Agassi lends voice to 'Vegas Strong' ad as a response to tragedy
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
A new ad for Las Vegas hit social media and broadcast television Wednesday, but it has nothing to do with gambling, partying or any of the usual things people think of when they think of the Las Vegas Strip ...
Donations for victims continue to accumulate, including $3 million from MGM
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
The donation, which will be made through the MGM Resorts Foundation, is to fund humanitarian assistance to the victims and to organizations who provide support to those ...
First Friday downtown will go on as planned
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
First Friday, the monthly arts festival downtown, will be presented as scheduled, organizers said on Tuesday.
Cirque’s ‘Michael Jackson ONE’ at Mandalay Bay to resume on Friday
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
After canceling its shows on Monday night following the mass shooting in Las Vegas, performances of Cirque du Soleil and Blue Man Group will resume on Tuesday, with the exception of “Michael Jackson ONE” at Mandalay Bay, which will reopen on Friday. ...
United Blood Services: Blood needs in Las Vegas are met for now
Monday, Oct. 2, 2017
United Blood Services reported on Monday that it is able to meet the blood needs of victims of the concert shooting for now and is asking donors to make appointments in the coming weeks. ...
Statements pour in about shooting
Monday, Oct. 2, 2017
A sampling of statements about Sunday night’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip ...
Gaming convention G2E to open today as planned
Monday, Oct. 2, 2017
The massive Global Gaming Expo (G2E), is still scheduled to be open through Thursday at the Sands Expo, despite Sunday night’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. ...
Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group, other shows on Monday canceled
Monday, Oct. 2, 2017
Because of the shooting that occurred Sunday night in Las Vegas, Monday night performances of Cirque du Soleil and Blue Man Group in Las Vegas have been canceled. ...
Nonprofit organization out to break the cycle of joblessness
Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017
Meet the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow, which is dedicated to training people to become self-sufficient, productive members of the workforce ...
Casino promotions: Oct. 1-7
Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017
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GMG publications, journalists earn statewide honors
Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017
Led by a best-in-class 28 awards for its weekly news magazine, The Sunday, Greenspun Media Group received 76 total honors Saturday evening in the Nevada Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest. ...
Henderson man, 29, dies in multivehicle crash
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
A 29-year-old Henderson man died in a multivehicle crash Wednesday night on Pebble Road near Eastern Avenue, according to Metro Police. The man was driving a Mitsubishi Eclipse east on Pebble about ...
School bus involved in crash; no injuries reported
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
A school bus was involved in a crash this morning, but none of the students on board were injured, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The crash, which the patrol reported about ...
Woman, 71, hit by car and killed crossing street
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
A car hit two people in a crosswalk Tuesday night, killing a 71-year-old Las Vegas woman and seriously injuring another pedestrian, according to Metro Police.
The incident was reported about ...
Pac-Man arcade classic being adapted as a casino game
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017
Pac-Man could be munching through gamblers’ cash next year, after interactive slot manufacturer Gamblit Gaming announced today it signed an agreement with Pac-Man’s creator, Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., to ...
Casino promotions: Sept. 24-30
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017
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Wind, dust advisories issued for Las Vegas area
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017
Wind and dust advisories have been issued for today, with the possibility of elevated levels of blowing dust from gusty conditions, according to ...
Pahrump utility sells transmission lines to Dallas company
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017
Valley Electric Association, a Pahrump-based utility, announced today it has sold its 230-kilovolt transmission system to GridLiance, a Dallas-based operator of transmission systems, for ...
Five homes under construction catch fire
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017
Five homes under construction at a new residential development caught fire early today, according to the Clark County Fire Department.
Nobody was injured, and the cause of the fire is ...
Las Vegas man, 59, killed in weekend motorcycle crash
Monday, Sept. 18, 2017
A 59-year-old man was killed Saturday in a motorcycle crash on State Route 160 west of Las Vegas, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
William Hoach of Las Vegas was ...
Two dozen indicted in alleged staged accident ring
Monday, Sept. 18, 2017
Two dozen people have been indicted in an alleged scheme to file fraudulent insurance claims on staged automobile accidents and thefts. As alleged in ...
The Trump Effect: How the presidency will affect Nevada politics as the midterms approach
Monday, Sept. 18, 2017
As President Trump continues to defy expectations, armchair and professional analysts alike are trying to decide what effect his administration will have on the 2018 midterms. With the balance of the U.S. Senate partly dependent on the Nevada race and a wide-open ...
Casino promotions: Sept. 17-23
Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017
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Las Vegas man, 85, hit by car, killed crossing street
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017
An 85-year-old Las Vegas man was hit and killed by a car Tuesday night as he was crossing a street east of the Strip, according to Metro Police. The man was crossing Paradise Road north of Harmon Avenue outside of ...
Four face charges in string of area armored truck robberies
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
Three men and a woman arrested in connection with a string of armored truck robberies in Las Vegas and Henderson face up to life in prison if convicted, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nevada. Trayvale Harrison, 30, of Barstow, Calif., Phillip Shiel, 22, of Los Angeles, and ...
Firefighters injured battling blaze at townhouse
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
A firefighter who was battling a blaze at a townhouse today was injured and has been taken to a hospital, according to the Clark County Fire Department. No additional information was ...
Police: Man, 77, wounded in Henderson road-rage incident; suspect arrested
Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
Henderson Police say they arrested a suspect today after a 77-year-old motorist was shot in the leg Sunday in a road-rage episode. Aaron Keith, 26, of Las Vegas was being held at ...
Police: Convenience store worker shoots man after confrontation
Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
A convenience store employee shot and killed a man late Sunday after a confrontation with several people at the east valley business, according to Metro Police. The shooting happened shortly before ...
Casino promotions: Sept. 10-16
Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017
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Parents charged after son, 4, fatally shot himself
Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
The Clark County District Attorney’s Office has filed criminal charges against the parents of a boy who died last month of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Ronald Whitis was charged Thursday with ...
Fire guts Las Vegas lounge featured on TV’s 'Bar Rescue'
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
An early morning fire gutted a bar featured earlier this year on the reality TV show “Bar Rescue,” causing an estimated $500,000 damage. A Metro Police officer on patrol noticed ...
Woman hits $787,000 jackpot on penny slot machine
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
A Texas woman hit a $787,842 jackpot this week on a penny slot machine at Harrah’s. Janet Redwine of Coppell, Texas, hit the big prize on ...

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