Las Vegas Sun

January 31, 2015

Currently: 50° — Complete forecast | Log in

Archive for May 19, 2003

Steel, tin maker files Chap. 11
The small, employee-owned company held on while an import crisis took down dozens of competitors, but racked up more than $700 million in losses over five years.
11:15 a.m.
McDonald: 'I am not a target'
Las Vegas City Councilman Michael McDonald this morning continued trying to fend off suggestions that he is one of the targets of an ongoing FBI investigation into alleged public corruption.
11:12 a.m.
Shots through apartment door kill North Las Vegas woman
An argument between two men Sunday ended when one of the men fired 10 bullets through a closed apartment door, wounding the other man and killing his girlfriend, North Las Vegas Police said.
11:12 a.m.
No death penalty decision made yet in case of Maestas siblings
Prosecutors still have not determined whether they will seek the death penalty against the Utah teens charged in the stabbing attack that left a toddler dead and her sister paralyzed, District Attorney David Roger said ...
11:10 a.m.
News briefs for May 19, 2003
Henderson Police arrested an 18-year-old man on charges of attacking his mother and stepfather with a knife in their home early Sunday.
11:10 a.m.
Website launches booking engine with major air carriers
Howard Lefkowitz, president of the Internet site, said the expanded service was launched Thursday.
11:10 a.m.
Deliberations continue in Venetian contractor case
Millions of dollars are at stake as deliberations continue today in a civil court case between The Venetian hotel-casino and its general contractor, London-based Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc.
11:10 a.m.
Concord reached about defects issue
CARSON CITY -- Drawn-out debate and negotiations ended Friday with a compromise between trial lawyers and home builders on how to best restructure Nevada laws governing home construction defects.
11:09 a.m.
Gregory, McCurry stick to issues
b>Candidate bios
11:08 a.m.
Claims of threats heat up Ward 1
Las Vegas City Council candidate Janet Moncrief's camp sent out automated phone messages to Ward 1 voters Friday warning that campaign workers for the incumbent, Michael McDonald, were threatening people who said they would not ...
11:03 a.m.
Walters sale plan gets boost from report
A plan to sell two of the three golf courses at Stallion Mountain got a boost on Friday from an appraisal requested by the development's homeowners' association.
11:03 a.m.
'Cloud' canopy tested at Fashion Show
The mall on the Las Vegas Strip is showing off the canopy during the annual International Council of Shopping Centers convention. The event attracted some 30,000 retail and commercial real estate industry executives.
11:00 a.m.
New Strip shopping center aiming at 'average tourist'
A new retail center on the Strip will take aim at the "average tourist" with affordable shops, restaurants and free entertainment.
11:00 a.m.
VegasBeat -- Timothy McDarrah: Douglas event links superstar celebs
It was Haley Joel Osment -- who turned 15 in April -- who came closest to the pin at the Lexus Shoot Out at the Michael Douglas & Friends Celebrity Golf event Sunday at the ...
11:00 a.m.
Feds probe Sierra Pointe
The federal government is investigating the Sierra Pointe Apartments, a subsidized housing complex at 1064 Sierra Vista Drive, as a result of complaints from neighboring landlords and residents.
10:57 a.m.
High school seniors get last crack at exams
For Western High School senior Amanda Reber, there's only one thing standing between her and a diploma -- a passing grade Tuesday on the mathematics section of the statewide proficiency exam.
10:56 a.m.
Governor, staff try to repair NHP radio mix-up
CARSON CITY -- Gov. Kenny Guinn and legislators are trying to unravel confusion surrounding a potential $15 million blunder that could force the Nevada Highway Patrol to scuttle its communication system, which is only three ...
10:55 a.m.
Silver, Henderson battle for judgeship
Bill Henderson
10:54 a.m.
Safe at school: Officials praise decision to close campuses
When two Las Vegas High School seniors died last spring in a lunchtime car wreck, the Clark County School District responded by ending the practice of allowing students to leave school during lunch periods.
10:53 a.m.
Lender skipping dividend
The commercial real estate lender paid a 12 cent, fourth-quarter dividend in March, the sixth consecutive quarterly dividend issued by the company. While a dividend will not be paid this quarter, the company on Friday ...
9:58 a.m.
Steel, tin maker files Chap.11
The small, employee-owned company held on while an import crisis took down dozens of competitors, but racked up more than $700 million in losses over five years.
9:58 a.m.
Olympic women's players announce LV fund-raiser
Christina Bailey and a few of her friends will play ice hockey against a group of local firefighters to benefit the youth Team Las Vegas Hockey Club.
9:57 a.m.
Officer fires at truck that hits him
Lt. Tom Monahan said that as an officer responded to a fight at a party near Spring Mountain and Fort Apache roads about 12:20 a.m. Sunday, the driver of a truck with two people in ...
9:53 a.m.
Body found below freeway ramp
A police officer, about 3:30 a.m., drove up to an unoccupied gold Nissan sedan that was in the traffic lane of the off-ramp, Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Angie Wolff said. The car had apparently scraped ...
9:53 a.m.
Contractor says he wasn't contacted by FBI
The president of a North Las Vegas construction company that completed work on the Jaguars cabaret said he has not been contacted by the FBI, whose probe of the Galardi family strip club empire includes ...
9:53 a.m.
Obituaries for May 19, 2003
Brandi Nichole Anderson, 26, of Las Vegas died Saturday in a local hospital. She was born Aug. 23, 1976, in Canoga Park, Calif. A resident for 13 years, she was a phlebotomist for United Blood ...
9:52 a.m.
Salt Lake rallies in ninth to top 51s
SALT LAKE CITY -- Trent Durrington's run-scoring single capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave the Salt Lake Stingers a 3-2 Pacific Coast League victory over the Las Vegas ...
9:46 a.m.
Slot machine plan fails
"I think it's off the table," House Speaker Steve Sviggum said.
9:39 a.m.
Regulators target illegal slots
According to a copyright story in The Daily Oklahoman, Indian tribes were warned in a stern three-page letter that the use of Class III gaming devices would not be tolerated.
9:39 a.m.
Video poker debate heating up
CHICAGO -- He had a wife, a good job and a $355,000 home in the suburbs. Then Bob Sexton had a love affair -- with video poker.
9:38 a.m.
Daley wants Chicago to own casino
CHICAGO -- Squeezed by a bad economy and sagging revenue, Mayor Richard Daley thinks the nation's third-largest city should get into the casino business.
9:36 a.m.
Lawmakers facing a busy Memorial Day weekend
CARSON CITY -- With just two weeks to go until the June 2 adjournment of the Legislature, lawmakers should know later this week if they will get to go home for good June 3.
9:25 a.m.
More help approved for DMV
CARSON CITY -- Some relief could be on the way for weary motorists in Clark County who are tired of waiting in long lines to register their cars or to obtain driver's licenses.
9:25 a.m.
Consumer protection bills held hostage
CARSON CITY -- The policy initiatives of any legislative session typically boil down to last-minute politics.
9:24 a.m.
Legislative briefs for May 19, 2003
A bill that would increase the penalty for poaching deer and other wildlife has died in the Assembly Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining Committee.
9:24 a.m.
Rundle on tapes describes wife's jealousy, temper
Jurors on Friday heard taped interviews with police detectives in which William Rundle claimed his wife's jealousy and violent temper led to the downward spiral of their 16-year marriage that culminated with her fatal beating.
9:24 a.m.
Oh, can she play
Never again will someone be so thankful for a 58-stitch gash from a speed skate.
9:21 a.m.
Columnist Ralph Siraco: Funny Cide put doubters out to pasture
He had a lot to prove. So did his connections. And there were plenty out there waiting to see if his Kentucky Derby victory was an aberration or if the Preakness Stakes would provide a ...
9:18 a.m.
Early voting opportunity for June 3 municipal election ends May 30
Early voting ends on May 30, Clark County Registrar of Voters Larry Lomax said.
9:16 a.m.
Gladiators top Buffalo in regular-season finale
Todd Hammel still sported the glow from a sterling relief performance as he walked toward the Gladiators' locker room when he met coach Frank Haege at the door.
9:15 a.m.
Prep athletes make an impact
To excel as a high school athlete is special. To succeed as a high school student is also remarkable.
9:08 a.m.
Immunization schedule for May 19, 2003
NORTH LAS VEGAS PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER: 1820 E. Lake Mead Blvd., Suite F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
9:07 a.m.
Editorial: Schools need help at the federal level
The states are especially desperate for construction money that would permit them to renovate crumbling school buildings coast to coast. A General Accounting Office report in the mid-1990s estimated that putting the ancient buildings in ...
9:07 a.m.
Letter: Rudeness has taken over
I have even allowed it to enter my space because of what I have received from others. However, that does not make it right. Just because someone puts something in my face, does not mean ...
9:00 a.m.
Letter: Iraq convenient diversion while nation crumbles
Record budget surpluses have vanished and we now are facing huge deficits for the next decade or longer. Two million jobs created during the Clinton administration are history. Crime is on the rise again after ...
8:59 a.m.
Editorial: States are in need of some help
That is why it was somewhat encouraging on Thursday that the U.S. Senate voted 95-3 to pass an amendment, as part of a $350 billion tax cut bill, that also gives the states a total ...
8:59 a.m.
Columnist Lisa Ferguson: Sun Lite for May 19, 2003
Have any plans for the Memorial Day holiday? Maybe you'll spend the first unofficial weekend of summer taking in a baseball game at one of the nation's premier stadiums.
8:46 a.m.
50 Cent takes his shot at House of Blues
Midway through his Saturday night performance at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, rapper 50 Cent singled out a fan near the front of the stage.
8:25 a.m.
Grupo Niche continues Colombian education effort
A few hours before his falsetto carried some of the most layered beats to hit the Strip in a long time Friday night in the Sevilla Club, Grupo Niche singer Charlie Cardona found himself in ...
8:24 a.m.
Columnist Susan Snyder: A land of untouched beauty
And even Tyler Turnipseed isn't around much for company. His area of responsibility spans way beyond the 17,000-acre area Brose supervises about 80 miles north of Las Vegas.
8:23 a.m.

52 stories

« Previous Next »

Select another date in the calendar above to view all coverage from that day.

Most Popular