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Photo: Tow truck drivers clean up after a fatal rollover
Driver killed after being ejected from SUV in rollover crash
Monday, July 28, 2014
A man was ejected from a sport utility vehicle and killed when it rolled over on U.S. 95 this morning, authorities said. The Nevada Highway Patrol responded...
Police: Suspect arrested in Bellagio robbery
Police: Suspect arrested in Bellagio robbery
Monday, July 28, 2014
Metro Police said they arrested a suspect over the weekend believed to be involved in Friday’s robbery of the Bellagio. The man was arrested after Metro officers...
Valley gets good soaking; flood watch issued
Valley gets good soaking; flood watch issued
Monday, July 28, 2014
Thunderstorms dumped as much as a half inch of rain in parts of the Las Vegas Valley on Sunday, and the National Weather Service today issued a flood watch for the area. Today’s flood watch is...
Police: Man fatally shot at house party in northwest valley
Monday, July 28, 2014
A man was shot and killed early today at a house party in the in the northwest Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police reported. The shooting occurred...
Chocolatier makes move to Container Park; grocery chain Sprouts up across valley
Chocolatier makes move to Container Park; grocery chain Sprouts up across valley
Monday, July 28, 2014
Openings & Closings:
JinJu Chocolates stirs up sweet offerings in its new downtown home as a coffee and doughnut heavyweight opens a new Las Vegas location. Also around town, a growing grocery chain is celebrating its newest location, and ...
Photo: Tourists walk along the Las Vegas Strip in this Ap
Las Vegas visitation up 3.1 percent in June
Friday, July 25, 2014
The number of visitors coming to Las Vegas jumped 3.1 percent in June compared with a year earlier, helped by a lift in convention attendance. A report released Friday by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says...
Teen found mentally incompetent for trial in brother’s slaying
Teen found mentally incompetent for trial in brother’s slaying
Friday, July 25, 2014
A teen charged with murder in the death of his older brother is not mentally competent to stand trial, a Clark County District Court judge ruled...
Nevada casino revenue hits $11.2 billion for fiscal year
Nevada casino revenue hits $11.2 billion for fiscal year
Friday, July 25, 2014
Nevada casinos reported revenues of $11.2 billion last fiscal year, up 2.9 percent from the prior year. The increase was due mainly to baccarat. Casinos won $1.6 billion on ...
Ex-Nevada lawmaker sentenced to time served in California chase
Ex-Nevada lawmaker sentenced to time served in California chase
Friday, July 25, 2014
A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly was ordered to two years and eight months in prison, although a judge ruled he's already fulfilled his sentence. Steven Brooks was...
Nevada gambling revenue jumps 14 percent in June
Friday, July 25, 2014
Nevada officials say casino revenues shot up more than 14 percent in June thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported...
MGM Resorts fined $100,000 over gaming complaint at Aria
MGM Resorts fined $100,000 over gaming complaint at Aria
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The Nevada Gaming Commission fined MGM Resorts International $100,000 in connection with a complaint that gaming agents were blocked from observing ...
Driver arrested in hit-and-run that seriously injured pedestrian, police say
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A woman was in serious condition after a hit-and-run accident near downtown this afternoon, according to Metro Police. The incident was reported at 1:24 p.m. on...
Arrest made in fatal shooting outside Las Vegas convenience store
Arrest made in fatal shooting outside Las Vegas convenience store
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A man authorities suspect may have been involved in the shooting death of a 23-year-old Las Vegas woman last week was arrested Wednesday in California, Metro Police said. The man was taken...
Coroner IDs woman who crashed into apartment building
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A 25-year-old woman found dead last Wednesday after her car crashed into an apartment building in Sunrise Manor was identified as Annemarie Velasquez of Las Vegas, the Clark County Coroner’s Office said today. The crash occurred in...
Towed vehicle breaks loose on I-15, causes wreck
Towed vehicle breaks loose on I-15, causes wreck
Thursday, July 24, 2014
An SUV being towed by an RV on Interstate 15 came loose and collided with another vehicle, snarling traffic late this morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The RV was headed north on...

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