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Haze of dust obscures views across Las Vegas Valley
Haze of dust obscures views across Las Vegas Valley
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Strong northwesterly winds kicked up a haze of dust across Las Vegas Valley this morning, obscuring distant views of the Strip and surrounding mountains.​ Winds up to 29 mph have ...
Labor commissioner says Nevada minimum wage will stay the same
Labor commissioner says Nevada minimum wage will stay the same
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Nevada Labor Commissioner's Office says it's finished its annual review of the state's minimum wage and will keep it the same for the year starting July 1. State officials announced Tuesday that the rate will remain ...
Lawsuit alleges Water District hid cost of failed water meter project
Lawsuit alleges Water District hid cost of failed water meter project
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Las Vegas Valley Water District covered up the true cost of a failed high-tech water meter installation project that “never worked” and led to errors in customers’ bills, according to a lawsuit filed ...
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Allegiant Air taking on another $37.5 million in debt
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
After going on a borrowing binge last year, Allegiant Air is taking on more debt. The Las Vegas-based discount airline today closed on a loan to borrow $30 million, putting up two Airbus A319 aircraft as collateral. The carrier also obtained ...
Assembly committee approves experimental-drug bill
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Terminally ill patients would be allowed to try drugs not fully approved by the Federal Drug Administration under a bill approved today by the Assembly Health and Human Service Committee. Assemblyman James Ohrenschall, D-Las Vegas, the author of the bill, said ...
Metro Police searching for robbery suspect
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Metro Police are searching for a man they say robbed a central valley retail store last month. The man took a piece of merchandise to ...
Report: Las Vegas homes among nation’s most overvalued
Report: Las Vegas homes among nation’s most overvalued
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Las Vegas’ housing market is one of the most overvalued in the country, as investors pushed up prices amid limited supply and a sluggish economy, a new report says. Fitch Ratings said today that housing demand ...
Metro hires 48 new police officers, seeks more recruits
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Metro Police hired 48 police recruits this week, and the agency is looking for more applicants to join its ranks. Monday’s graduation marked ...
Motorcyclist critically injured in crash
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash with a pickup truck this morning at West Craig Road and North Decatur Boulevard, Metro Police said. The motorcyclist, a 64-year-old Las Vegas man, was riding ...
Police: Driver flees after rollover crash at Sahara and Sloan
Police: Driver flees after rollover crash at Sahara and Sloan
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A driver fled after a rollover crash this morning in the east valley that temporarily closed the westbound lanes of Sahara Avenue at ...
Report: Nevada among most financially illiterate states
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Nevada is near the bottom of yet another ranking of Americans’ financial health, with dismal findings of consumer spending habits. The Silver State is second last among U.S. states and the District of Columbia for ...
Pedestrian hit by taxi dies of his injuries
Pedestrian hit by taxi dies of his injuries
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A pedestrian critically injured when he was hit by a taxi Monday while crossing Boulder Highway has died, according to Metro Police. A Checker Cab car was headed north on ...
Cliven Bundy, supporters rally before state lawmakers
Cliven Bundy, supporters rally before state lawmakers
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of allies to rally behind a bill seeking to reclaim land from the federal government. A bus from Phoenix and another from Las Vegas brought more than ...
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Co-defendant pleads not guilty in slaying of neighborhood mom
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A co-defendant got a lawyer and pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder, attempted murder and other charges in the shooting death of a mother of four in a Las Vegas neighborhood. Derrick Andrews, 26, remained in custody after his arrest March 20 in the slaying of ...
Coroner IDs grandmother, child killed in bus stop crash
Coroner IDs grandmother, child killed in bus stop crash
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A baby in a stroller survived a hit-and-run crash at a Las Vegas bus stop that killed a 6-year-old girl and her grandmother, authorities said. Police said the crash occurred when a 2005 Volvo S60 went over a curb near ...

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