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October 21, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

Search for next UNLV president raises red flag for one regent

Search for next UNLV president raises red flag for one regent

Posted 7:20 p.m.

The chairman of UNLV’s president search committee raised questions about the selection process after a candidate who had been rejected was resurrected among the final ...

Metro Police vehicles block access to Calico Fields Street after an officer-involved shooting near Fort Apache and Farm roads Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. A suspect was shot after officers responded to a disturbance call.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Metro Police vehicles block access to Calico Fields Street after an officer-involved shooting near Fort Apache and Farm roads Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. A suspect was shot after officers responded to a disturbance call.

Law enforcement

Police shootings produce lots of debate, but what can be done to reduce them?

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Politicians, protesters and TV talking heads have spent lots of time talking about police shootings in the last few months. But the reality is, the nation's top criminal justice experts know very little about what triggers the use of lethal force and how police departments can better ...

Conservative PAC buying $820,000 of TV ads aimed at Horsford

Conservative PAC buying $820,000 of TV ads aimed at Horsford

Posted 44 mins ago

In a campaign season that’s seen just a trickle of outside spending in Nevada, a national Republican political action committee is buying a surprise wave of political ads to influence ...

News

McDonald’s CEO outlines changes as sales slide

This Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo shows a McDonald’s Big Mac at a McDonald’s in Robinson Township, Pa.

Gene J. Puskar / AP

This Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo shows a McDonald’s Big Mac at a McDonald’s in Robinson Township, Pa.

Posted 9:57 a.m.

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants. Starting in January, Thompson said McDonald's will "simplify" its menu to make room for restaurants to offer options that are best-suited for their regions. To ...

The Kats Report

Justin Timberlake’s ‘20/20 Experience’ winds back to MGM Grand for New Year’s Day

Justin Timberlake performs at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.

Justin Timberlake’s shows will be directed and recorded by Jonathan Demme, who won an Oscar for “The Silence of the Lambs” and also directed “Philadelphia” and “Rachel’s Getting Married.” ...

Posted 1:52 p.m.

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