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First-time jobless claims up slightly in December
First-time jobless claims up slightly in December
Thursday, January 22, 2015
The number of Nevadans filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits ticked up 1.1 percent last month compared to December 2013. A total of 18,222 people filed claims ...
Cliven Bundy’s son dropped from drug court, faces prison
Cliven Bundy’s son dropped from drug court, faces prison
Thursday, January 22, 2015
An adult son of southern Nevada rancher and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy has been dropped from a court diversion program and is facing prison time for ...
Mobile home fire displaces adult, two children
Thursday, January 22, 2015
A mobile home fire on the east side of the valley this morning displaced three people, including two children. The blaze erupted about ...
Photo: Wynn Resorts unveiled a new tower design for its p
Wynn redesign of Massachusetts casino has a familiar look
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Wynn Resorts unveiled a new tower design for its planned Massachusetts casino today, and it should look familiar to anyone who’s seen the Wynn or Encore in Las Vegas. Massachusetts gaming regulators awarded the Boston-area casino license to Wynn’s $1.6 billion project last year, but they requested ...
Petition deadline moved up for opponents of publicly funding stadium
Petition deadline moved up for opponents of publicly funding stadium
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Opponents of a publicly funded downtown soccer stadium have one less day to gather the 8,000-plus signatures they’ll need to put the issue on the ballot. The Las Vegas city attorney said ...
Harry Reid talks surgery, Keystone pipeline and deflated footballs
Harry Reid talks surgery, Keystone pipeline and deflated footballs
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Wearing an eye patch, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid pointed to his brow bone and explained how doctors will reconstruct the bones around his right eye in an effort to ...
Plane safely returns to Las Vegas after smoke alarm sounds
Plane safely returns to Las Vegas after smoke alarm sounds
Thursday, January 22, 2015
An Allegiant Air plane carrying 160 people made an emergency landing this morning in Las Vegas after a smoke alarm sounded aboard the aircraft. The alarm went off shortly after ...
Nevada Court of Appeals issues its first ruling
Nevada Court of Appeals issues its first ruling
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Nevada’s new Court of Appeals has issued its first decision, officials announced today. The new court's three judges were sworn into office Jan. 6, and the Nevada Supreme Court ...
Las Vegas street gang leader gets 23 years in federal prison
Las Vegas street gang leader gets 23 years in federal prison
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A leader of a street gang known as the Las Vegas Playboy Bloods has been sentenced to 23 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to racketeering conspiracy and drug distribution charges to avoid trial in ...
Reid to undergo surgery to restore vision in injured eye
Reid to undergo surgery to restore vision in injured eye
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid will undergo surgery Monday to help restore full vision in his right eye, which he injured earlier this month while exercising, according to his office. Reid found out after ...
Mohegan Sun joins lawsuit challenging Wynn casino license in Massachusetts
Mohegan Sun joins lawsuit challenging Wynn casino license in Massachusetts
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Mohegan Sun is suing Massachusetts gambling regulators over their decision to award the Boston-area casino license to a rival. The Connecticut-based casino company ...
Suspect in Strip shooting gets 2 to 5 years in bribery case
Suspect in Strip shooting gets 2 to 5 years in bribery case
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A self-described pimp imprisoned and awaiting a death penalty trial in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and fiery crash was sentenced to ...
Judge resets class-action hearing in hospital TB case
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
A Nevada judge postponed a hearing whether to grant class-action status to plaintiffs alleging a Las Vegas hospital failed to properly protect them from a tuberculosis outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit. Clark County District Court Judge Kenneth Cory ...
Photo: Weird Al Yankovic performs at the Henderson Pavili
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic launching tour in Las Vegas
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Things are about to get weird at Planet Hollywood. Singer-songwriter and parodist “Weird Al” Yankovic will perform nightly at the hotel from
Sarah Palin to dish up wild boar chili in Las Vegas
Sarah Palin to dish up wild boar chili in Las Vegas
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Conservative pundit and former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will be in Las Vegas on Thursday to promote a new television show and ...

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