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Coroner IDs man hit while walking on Las Vegas freeway
Friday, November 14, 2014
A man hit and killed while walking on Interstate 15 early Wednesday has been identified as Florent Rudaz, 22, of Switzerland, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Rudaz was in a northbound lane about ...
Chill to creep into Las Vegas over the weekend
Friday, November 14, 2014
A cold front that will sweep through the Las Vegas Valley this weekend is expected to drop overnight lows to about 40 degrees on Sunday and Monday before things start to warm back up, according to the National Weather Service. Lows will climb back to ...
Revenue, profit up for Stratosphere parent company
Revenue, profit up for Stratosphere parent company
Friday, November 14, 2014
The Stratosphere’s parent company, which also owns Arizona Charlie’s and the Aquarius in Laughlin, reported its third-quarter earnings today. As with last quarter, nongaming revenue was key to ...
Lawsuits seek back wages for dancers at 6 strip clubs
Lawsuits seek back wages for dancers at 6 strip clubs
Friday, November 14, 2014
Six Las Vegas strip clubs have been named in lawsuits seeking back wages for dancers. The legal actions come after the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that dancers at the ...
Inmate, 28, dies of unknown cause at state prison
Friday, November 14, 2014
A 28-year-old inmate died Wednesday at a prison near Indian Springs, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. Carlos Perez was serving 18 to 48 months for ...
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Nevada online poker company Ultimate Gaming shutting down
Friday, November 14, 2014
Ultimate Gaming, one of Nevada’s three legal online poker providers, announced today that it’s ending operations in the state. The move comes about two months after Ultimate Gaming withdrew from New Jersey. In a news release, the company referenced some of the online poker industry’s overall struggles as ...
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Las Vegas tourism officials see more visitors, money
Friday, November 14, 2014
Las Vegas tourism officials say the destination expects to see more than 40 million visitors this year —an all-time record number— after four years of consecutive growth. Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority ...
Police: Pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run accident
Police: Pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run accident
Friday, November 14, 2014
A pedestrian was in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident Thursday night, Metro Police reported. The man was crossing to the east side of ...
Police release sketch of suspect in fatal shooting, robbery
Police release sketch of suspect in fatal shooting, robbery
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Metro Police released additional details today about three people wanted in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting a woman in the north valley Tuesday night. Laura McKinney, 22, was walking ...
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Buy $38 million Palms penthouse, and they’ll throw in a Lamborghini
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Phil Maloof’s rooftop penthouse at the Palms is packed with opulence, but after sitting on the market for five months without luring a buyer, his listing agents have thrown in one more perk: A Lamborghini. Under a fittingly flashy promotion, whoever buys Maloof’s $38 million Las Vegas party pad will get a two-year, pre-paid lease on a 2015 Lamborghini Huracán, with an option to ...
Photo: Bettors stand in line to make their wagers at the
Time to drop the hypocrisy and legalize sports betting
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Jimmy Vaccaro never had to go far to find some action in the Pennsylvania town where he grew up. Even as a teenager he knew the bookie in the backroom of the local candy store, where the cigar smoke was thick and bets could be made on any game in the country. Vaccaro's fascination with betting would lead him to this gambling town, where he ...
Nevada: No need for court to re-hear gay marriage issue
Nevada: No need for court to re-hear gay marriage issue
Thursday, November 13, 2014
A federal appeals court should reject a request by the Coalition for the Protection of Marriage for a full-court rehearing of a landmark decision allowing gay marriage ...
Police locate missing 14-year-old girl
Police locate missing 14-year-old girl
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Metro Police said they have located a 14-year-old girl missing since Wednesday. Celestina Godinez was last seen about 2 p.m. in the area of ...
Nevada launching health insurance exchange do-over
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The rollout of Nevada's health insurance exchange last year was a certifiable flop: Website glitches left people without coverage they paid for, enrollments were less than one-third of what state officials predicted, and complications led to ...
Coroner IDs man killed when pickup truck overturns
Thursday, November 13, 2014
A man killed Tuesday morning in a rollover crash in the northwest valley has been identified as Angel Luis Ochoa Jr., 22, of Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Ochoa was making a U-turn about ...

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