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Photo: Las Vegas Fire & Rescue crews extinguished a fire
Wind-whipped fire does $50,000 damage to 2 houses
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The narrow space between two houses acted as a wind tunnel, fanning an early morning fire that caused about $50,000 damage before firefighters put it out, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Nobody was injured, but seven people...
Man arrested in double stabbing at apartment complex
Man arrested in double stabbing at apartment complex
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Metro Police have arrested a man suspected in a double stabbing that left one person dead in an apartment complex parking lot. John Russell, 50, was arrested Monday and...
Photo: Cattle are herded from a holding pen after the Apr
BLM says 6 cattle died in disputed roundup
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Six animals died in a federal roundup of cattle that officials say rancher Cliven Bundy allowed to graze illegally for 20 years on public land outside his southern Nevada property, the Bureau of Land Management said Tuesday. Four animals were...
Teen gets prison time in hit-and-run outside NLV church
Teen gets prison time in hit-and-run outside NLV church
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
An 18-year-old Utah woman who drove away from a crash that injured eight pedestrians outside a North Las Vegas church last summer has been sentenced to...
Police arrest man in string of residential burglaries
Police arrest man in string of residential burglaries
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A man suspected in a string of burglaries in Henderson and Las Vegas is no longer circling neighborhoods in his red Ford F-150 pickup truck, authorities said. In a joint effort...
Clark County receives more than 200 applications for medical pot businesses
Clark County receives more than 200 applications for medical pot businesses
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Clark County:
Southern Nevada’s green rush is on as more than 100 businesses hurried to file medical marijuana license applications with Clark County before today’s deadline to stake out a claim in what’s expected to be ...
Photo: Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky delivers his State o
Superintendent announces plan to raise graduation rate, test scores
Monday, April 21, 2014
Clark County Schools Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky called on the Las Vegas community to support his efforts to improve the nation’s fifth-largest school system during his...
Joe Downtown: Inspire Theater to show documentary on jazz, big band musicians
Monday, April 21, 2014
A multi-award-winning documentary about female jazz and big band musicians from the 1930s to now will be shown at downtown’s new Inspire Theater next week. The New York Times described...
2 seriously injured in scooter crash near Las Vegas Strip
2 seriously injured in scooter crash near Las Vegas Strip
Monday, April 21, 2014
A scooter driver and passenger suffered serious injuries early today after a person suspected of driving under the influence...
Trash fire spreads, causes $75,000 damage to apartment building
Monday, April 21, 2014
A fire in a trash can outside an apartment building spread to the roof, damaging two units and causing an estimated $75,000 damage, according to the Clark County Fire Department. The cause of the fire...
Corner IDs victims in 2 unrelated stabbing deaths
Friday, April 18, 2014
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified two men stabbed to death earlier this week in separate attacks. Bruce Charles Reid, 52, of North Las Vegas, died Wednesday after he was...
Police: Man fatally stabbed with stick in argument about phone
Police: Man fatally stabbed with stick in argument about phone
Friday, April 18, 2014
An argument over a cell phone led to a fatal stabbing with a pointed stick Thursday morning outside a McDonald’s on Sahara Avenue, according to Metro Police. Witnesses told police...
Nevada unemployment rate holds at 8.5 percent in March
Friday, April 18, 2014
Nevada’s unemployment rate held steady in March at 8.5 percent, the same as the previous month. The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported
Ad slams lieutenant governor candidate Sue Lowden for Harry Reid donations
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Mark Hutchison's campaign for Nevada lieutenant governor is taking on Republican primary opponent Sue Lowden for donating to Harry Reid in previous elections. The 60-second radio ad released...
Photo: Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian receives a stand
No surgery planned for former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is expected to leave a Las Vegas hospital soon after doctors performed a diagnostic procedure and determined no immediate...

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