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Group gives families with special needs a shoulder to lean on
Friday, April 20, 2018
Meet Sunshine Nevada Organization, which provides life-enriching support services and experiences to children, teens and young adults with special needs and their families.
Thunderbirds resume training after fatal jet crash
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The Air Force Thunderbirds say they are resuming practice today following a crash April 4 that killed one of the elite flight demonstration team’s pilots. “These flights will focus on maintaining our ...
Two people rescued after car drives into lake
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Firefighters rescued two people Tuesday night after a car drove into a lake in the Desert Shores community, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. Neither of the occupants ...
Lights, Sacramento play to 1-1 tie in physical game
Sunday, April 15, 2018
They game was physical, as witnessed by Lights players receiving eight yellow cards ...
Carl’s Donuts reopening retail store in Las Vegas
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Carl’s Donuts, which has been providing pastries to convenience stores for years, has reopened a retail shop in Las Vegas for the first time in more two decades. The shop, located at 3170 E. Sunset Road, is open from ...
Where do emojis come from?
Friday, April 13, 2018
Want to know who to thank for adding that taco emoji you use every Tuesday? It’s the Unicode Consortium, a nonprofit organization based in Silicon Valley.
School Board taking another look at local candidates in superintendent search
Thursday, April 12, 2018
The Clark County School Board has called an audible in its search for a new superintendent. A group of four finalists announced late last week didn’t include any ...
Police: Wanted person in custody after barricading himself in business
Thursday, April 12, 2018
A wanted person who fled from detectives this morning was taken into custody about three hours after he barricaded himself in a business, according to Metro Police. Police said ...
Burning smell prompts evacuation of elementary school
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
A burned-out light ballast was blamed for a burning smell at an elementary school this morning that prompted an evacuation, according to ...
Thunderbirds cancel 2 more shows after fatal crash
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The Air Force’s Thunderbirds flight demonstration team has canceled shows for at least the next two weekends following a deadly training crash last week. Shows this weekend in Lakeland, Fla., and ...
Salvation Army offers many ways to help those in need
Saturday, April 7, 2018
The Clark County coordinator for Salvation Army Southern Nevada talks about the various programs offered to assist those in need locally.
Officer-involved shooting investigated in North Las Vegas
Saturday, April 7, 2018
North Las Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting near Aliante Parkway and the 215 Beltway ...
CCSD: Superintendent search down to 4 candidates
Friday, April 6, 2018
The Clark County School Board announced this afternoon that it has narrowed its superintendent search to four candidates. They are ...
Environmentalists to Heller: Stand up to Trump
Friday, April 6, 2018
Vernon Lee said U.S. Sen. Dean Heller made a good impression on him when Heller spoke at a March 2017 dedication ceremony for a solar array on Moapa Band of Paiutes tribal ...
51s host pregame Oct. 1 tribute, drop opener to El Paso
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Players from the Las Vegas 51s and El Paso came together for a pregame tribute in recognition of the Oct. 1 mass shooting victims tonight before the Triple-A baseball season opener at Cashman Field ...
Rosen to propose tax credits to boost tech startups
Thursday, April 5, 2018
U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen told Las Vegas business leaders today that her priorities included obtaining funding for Interstate 11, blocking any attempt to ...
Police: Woman faces murder count after roommate found dead
Thursday, April 5, 2018
A woman was booked on a count of murder after her roommate was found dead outside a mobile home, according to North Las Vegas Police. Officers were dispatched about ...
Pedestrian hit, killed by SUV near Lake Mead and Rampart
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
A man was killed after an SUV struck him Wednesday in the Desert Shores community in the northwest valley ...
Air Force IDs Thunderbirds pilot killed in training crash
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
The Air Force has identified the Thunderbirds pilot killed when his F-16 fighter jet crashed Wednesday during a routine training flight as Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, the slot ...
Las Vegas man hit by truck dies from injuries
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
A man who was hit by a truck in January died of his injuries nearly two months later, according to Metro Police. Police say they were notified today that Abie Garcia, 61, of Las Vegas died March 28 while ...
Officials: Teacher faces DUI count after accident outside elementary school
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Clark County School District Police say they arrested a teacher on a DUI count this morning after responding to a report of an accident outside of Tom Williams Elementary School in North Las Vegas. April Shepard, 46, a fourth-grade teacher at ...
Cooking fire does $60,000 damage at Henderson home
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
A kitchen fire caused by unattended cooking Monday night displaced six people and caused $60,000 in damage, according to the Henderson Fire Department. A male resident was treated at the scene for an arm injury, officials said. The fire was reported about 7 p.m. in the 100 block of Constitution Avenue, near Burkholder Boulevard and ...
Speeding crackdown on I-15 at state line this weekend
Friday, March 30, 2018
The highway patrols in Nevada and California say they will be cracking down on speeding and other traffic violations this weekend on Interstate 15 near the state line, with more than 300,000 motorists expected to ...
Police seeking suspect in North Las Vegas robbery
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Detectives are trying to identifying a suspect in the armed robbery of a business earlier this month, according to North Las Vegas Police. Officers responded about ...
Three in hospital after early morning house fire
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Three people were taken to the hospital in unknown condition after a fire early today at a house in the southwest valley, according to the Clark County Fire Department. The fire was reported about ...
Police: Suspect in custody in beating death of woman
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
A man was taken into custody today on a murder warrant in the beating death of a woman earlier this year, according to Metro Police. Ladonte Wilson, 33, turned himself in at ...
Man sought in groping of woman in store bathroom
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Metro Police are looking for a man who they say groped a woman in December inside a Las Vegas-area store restroom ...
Police seek suspect in armed robbery of business
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Metro Police say they are looking for a suspect in the armed robbery of a business Monday in the 3000 block of Charleston Boulevard. The man entered the business with a gun about ...
Man hit, killed by SUV while crossing street
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
A 48-year-old Las Vegas man was hit by an SUV and killed Monday night while crossing Rainbow Boulevard north of Washington Avenue, according to Metro Police. The man, whose name was not released, was ...
Police: Murder-suicide attempt leaves man dead in Las Vegas
Monday, March 26, 2018
A woman shot and killed her husband early this morning before turning the gun on herself at a ...
Man fatally shot after argument in parking lot
Monday, March 26, 2018
A man was shot to death in a southwest valley parking lot Sunday night after two people got into an argument and they both pulled guns, according to Metro Police. Police said the incident may ...
Metro investigating fatal auto-pedestrian accident
Friday, March 23, 2018
Metro Police say they are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident near Charleston Boulevard and Brush Street, just west of Decatur Boulevard. The pedestrian was pronounced ...
In UNLV address, Ken Starr cautions Trump on firing Mueller, sees no collusion yet
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The special counsel whose investigation led to President Bill Clinton’s impeachment told an audience at UNLV today that he’d seen no sign of collusion involving President Donald Trump in ...
Huntridge Shopping Center gets a face-lift and new businesses
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Dapper Cos. is in the process of bringing two fast-food establishments, Capriotti’s and Roberto’s, to the Huntridge Shopping Center.
Henderson Police: Woman, 27, arrested in fatal hit-and-run
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Henderson Police say they have arrested a 27-year-old woman in a fatal hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian earlier this month. Ashley Clinton was arrested Tuesday and ...
Donor says no $8 million gift if Jessup leaves UNLV
Friday, March 16, 2018
Add $8 million to the funding that UNLV stands to lose if Len Jessup is pushed out as the university’s president. This morning, an anonymous donor who’d pledged ...
Maximize your political dollars: Tips and tricks for donating
Friday, March 16, 2018
We break down political advocacy groups.
Man burned after fire spreads from motorcycle to houses
Thursday, March 15, 2018
An elderly man was taken to a hospital with a minor burn and smoke inhalation after a motorcycle caught fire and spread to ...
Scholar on how Las Vegas succeeds at providing social mobility
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
In his 2017 book “Dream Hoarders,” the Brookings Institution’s Richard Reeves examined how the American upper-middle class was stifling upward mobility among those at lower income levels. During a presentation tonight at UNLV, he’ll narrow his focus to …
Man dies in motorcycle crash in North Las Vegas
Monday, March 5, 2018
A 25-year-old man was killed Sunday after a motorcycle went out of control and crashed near Lake Mead Boulevard and ...
Outpouring of resident opposition blocks Las Vegas annexation plans
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Residents have prevented Las Vegas' proposed annexation of 10 islands of unincorporated Clark County. To put a stop to the process, owners representing more than ...
Person suffers burns in fire west of Strip
Thursday, March 1, 2018
A person was taken to the hospital with burns this morning after a fire at a commercial building just west of the Strip, according to the Clark County Fire Department. The person, who was taken to ...
Pope Francis tabs bishop from Montana for Las Vegas diocese
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
He is reportedly bilingual in Spanish and credited with bringing visibility to the Guatemala Mission and its Clinica Maxeña and Asunción School, which is ...
Population in unincorporated Clark County exceeds 1 million
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018
The population of unincorporated Clark County has crossed the 1 million mark for the first time, according to figures from August 2017 and ...
These 15 food trucks will be part of Great American Foodie Fest at Sunset Station
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018
The Great American Foodie Fest, which will feature 50 food vendors and 15 celebrity food trucks, will return to Southern Nevada April 26-29 at Sunset Station, the group announced Monday. The event has been ranked as one of the top 10 food festivals in the United States by the Telegraph Travel, and has been profiled on the Cooking Channel shows “Carnival Eats” and ...
Hiker finds body of man stabbed near Mount Charleston
Monday, Feb. 26, 2018
A hiker found the body of a man who had apparently been stabbed along a road near Mount Charleston, according to Metro Police. The body was discovered about ...
Guns & money: How all members of Congress are affected by the NRA's spending
Friday, Feb. 23, 2018
As the list of mass killings in the United States grows, so does the flow of money to members of Congress from the National Rifle Association and gun-rights groups. Between ...
Man injured in two-car crash dies at hospital
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
A man critically injured in a two-car crash last week in the northwest valley has died at University Medical Center, according to Metro police. Police said ...
Another year, more shootings: An overview of gun violence in the U.S.
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
Four months removed from the worst mass shooting in modern American history — which struck Las Vegas on Oct. 1 — Parkland, Florida, is reeling ...
Brush fire at Wetlands Park sends up large plume of smoke
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
A brush fire at the Clark County Wetlands Park this afternoon created a large column of smoke visible across the east valley, according to fire officials. The Clark County Fire Department began ...

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