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1 hurt in 3-vehicle wreck on I-15 near Sahara
1 hurt in 3-vehicle wreck on I-15 near Sahara
Friday, November 21, 2014
Drivers are running into delays on Interstate 15 after a wreck involving two cars and a tractor-trailer this afternoon, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Officials received a report about ...
Police: Man barricaded in house after stabbing taken into custody
Police: Man barricaded in house after stabbing taken into custody
Friday, November 21, 2014
A man suspected of stabbing a person and then barricading himself in a house downtown has been taken into custody, Metro Police said. Police received reports about noon today of a stabbing in the 2100 block of Santa Paula Drive, near ...
Photo: Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is co
Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian remains in hospital
Friday, November 21, 2014
Family members say Naismith Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian remains hospitalized in stable condition at a Las Vegas hospital where he's being treated for pneumonia. His son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Amy Tarkanian, said Friday that ...
Nevada unemployment at lowest level since June 2008
Nevada unemployment at lowest level since June 2008
Friday, November 21, 2014
Nevada’s unemployment rate fell to 7.1 percent in October, down from 7.3 percent the previous month and the lowest level since June 2008. The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported ...
Bill Cosby show set for Las Vegas is canceled
Bill Cosby show set for Las Vegas is canceled
Friday, November 21, 2014
Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip say they've mutually agreed with comedian Bill Cosby to cancel his upcoming performance there amid a growing number of sexual assault allegations. The cancellation was announced ...
Photo: An overturned concrete-mixer truck snarled traffic
Overturned truck snarls traffic on Las Vegas freeway
Friday, November 21, 2014
An overturned concrete-mixer truck caused delays on Interstate 15 this morning. The truck was headed south ...
Fighter War Machine pleads not guilty
Fighter War Machine pleads not guilty
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A mixed martial arts fighter who legally changed his name to War Machine pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges that could get him life in a Nevada prison without parole for allegedly trying to kill his porn actress ex-girlfriend and her friend in Las Vegas. Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, 33, spoke ...
Wynn Resorts official disputes report of money-laundering probe
Wynn Resorts official disputes report of money-laundering probe
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Wynn Resorts spokesman Michael Weaver disputes a report the company is under investigation for breaking money-laundering laws. Weaver issued a statement Thursday after ...
Clark County fire chief leaving for job in California
Clark County fire chief leaving for job in California
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Clark County Fire Department Chief Bertral “Bert” Washington is leaving for a job leading the fire department in Pasadena, Calif. Washington, who has served as fire chief in ...
DMV office on Sahara closed because of power failure
DMV office on Sahara closed because of power failure
Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Department of Motor Vehicles office on East Sahara Avenue near Fremont Street was closed this afternoon because of electrical problems, a spokesman said. The power went out about ...
Police: Stabbing possibly related to domestic disturbance
Police: Stabbing possibly related to domestic disturbance
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Metro Police say they are investigating a stabbing possibly related to a domestic disturbance this morning. Police received a report about 10:40 a.m. of a person with ...
MGM, Wynn to take on $1 billion in debt each for projects
MGM, Wynn to take on $1 billion in debt each for projects
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Two Las Vegas-based casino companies say they each plan to take on at least $1 billion in debt to help pay for new casino-hotel developments in Massachusetts among other things. MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts both ...
Photo: A view of new home construction in Summerlin Wedne
Builders struggle as new-home sales slow
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Southern Nevada homebuilders continue to struggle this year, with lower sales and a rising volume of canceled deals, a new report shows. Local developers sold ...
Regulators OK $5.1 billion merger of gaming technology companies
Regulators OK $5.1 billion merger of gaming technology companies
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Nevada regulators today approved the merger of Scientific Games and Bally Technologies, paving the way for two of the biggest gaming technology companies to become an even larger combined entity. The state Gaming Commission ...
Casinos push back on Massachusetts gambling limits
Casinos push back on Massachusetts gambling limits
Thursday, November 20, 2014
In a rarely used tactic meant to address gambling addiction, Massachusetts may require casinos to reward their customers for voluntarily setting limits on how much time and money they spend at slot machines under a proposal being considered by ...

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