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January 30, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas hosts a record 41.1 million visitors in 2014

Las Vegas hosts a record 41.1 million visitors in 2014

Posted 26 mins ago

A record 41.1 million visitors descended on Las Vegas last year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority confirmed Friday what it had already been anticipating: 41.1 million visitors, up 3.7 percent from 39.7 million in 2013, stayed overnight at ...

Rash of wrecks on rain-slicked roads snarling traffic

Rash of wrecks on rain-slicked roads snarling traffic

Updated 11:01 a.m.

The Nevada Highway Patrol has responded to some 20 accidents this morning on rain-slicked highways, officials said. Among the crashes that wreaked the most havoc ...

Man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend’s roommate, stealing car

Man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend’s roommate, stealing car

Posted 35 mins ago

A man is clinging to life this morning after being stabbed by his roommate’s ex-boyfriend, Metro Police said. Police were called just after midnight to ...

New England quarterback Tom Brady holds the championship trophy after the AFC title game Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

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New England quarterback Tom Brady holds the championship trophy after the AFC title game Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

Once again, Patriots could stick it to Las Vegas sports books in the Super Bowl

Posted 2:00 a.m.

The Red Rock sports book likely erupted in a mountain of cheers when Wes Welker infamously dropped a pass in the final minutes of the New England Patriots’ most recent Super Bowl appearance. Jason McCormick can’t ...

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Victim’s mom leaves as gory images shown at Hernandez trial

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez listens during his murder trial Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

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Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez listens during his murder trial Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

Posted 10:16 a.m.

The mother of the man former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing was overcome with emotion Friday as a prosecutor showed the jury graphic photos of her son's body at the industrial park where he found. For a second straight day, Ursula Ward left ...

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