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New restaurants pop up in Las Vegas, an old favorite closes
New restaurants pop up in Las Vegas, an old favorite closes
Monday, January 19, 2015
Openings & Closings:
New restaurants are popping up all over the valley, while the Aria says ciao to an Italian favorite. Handel’s Ice Cream makes it way from the Midwest to Las Vegas, while Town Square adds ...
Apartment fires cause $45,000 damage, ruled accidental
Apartment fires cause $45,000 damage, ruled accidental
Sunday, January 18, 2015
A pair of overnight apartment fires caused a combined $45,000 damage, but nobody was injured in either blaze, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Both fires were ...
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Police search for suspect in robbery of Las Vegas business
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Metro Police are looking for a suspect in the Dec. 13 robbery of a business near the 6400 block of West Lake Mead Boulevard. An employee confronted the suspect as ...
Man hit and killed by pickup at intersection
Sunday, January 18, 2015
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a pickup Saturday night in the southeast valley, Metro Police said. The accident happened about ...
Police: Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Sahara
Police: Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Sahara
Sunday, January 18, 2015
A pedestrian was killed early this morning in a hit-and-run on Sahara Avenue, west of Mojave Road, Metro Police said. A pickup headed east on Sahara about ...
Wynn touts $1.6 billion casino in Boston appearance
Wynn touts $1.6 billion casino in Boston appearance
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Steve Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside of Las Vegas and echo ...
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‘Boyhood,’ Keaton, Moore are Oscar favorites in Las Vegas
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Las Vegas oddsmakers said Thursday that "Boyhood" is the favorite to win the Academy Award for best picture, and Michael Keaton and Julianne Moore are the top picks for acting honors. Johnny Avello, head of the Wynn Las Vegas sports book, said he thinks Oscar voters favor ...
Judge sets probation revocation hearing for rancher Cliven Bundy’s son
Judge sets probation revocation hearing for rancher Cliven Bundy’s son
Thursday, January 15, 2015
A judge told the adult son of southern Nevada rancher and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy on Thursday that he faces prison time following his arrest on parole violations and a drug court arrest warrant. Cliven Lance Bundy, 35, appeared ...
Body in wash that of missing man with Alzheimer’s
Thursday, January 15, 2015
A body found Wednesday morning in a northeast valley wash has been identified as that of a missing North Las Vegas man who had Alzheimer’s disease, authorities said. The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the ...
Man, 26, gets prison time in fatal shooting at Palms
Man, 26, gets prison time in fatal shooting at Palms
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A 26-year-old Las Vegas man has been sentenced to 18 months to eight years in prison for what he maintained was the accidental shooting of his friend, an aspiring rapper and former U.S. Marine. Jim Edward Johnson was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in ...
Former U.S. attorney gets prison time for income tax charges
Former U.S. attorney gets prison time for income tax charges
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A Las Vegas lawyer who once served as Nevada’s top federal prosecutor was sentenced today to more than a year in prison for neglecting to file income tax returns. Lawrence J. Semenza II, 72, pleaded guilty in August to ...
Study: Nevada teens get among the least sleep in U.S.
Study: Nevada teens get among the least sleep in U.S.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Nevada teachers shouldn’t be offended if there’s an abundance of yawns during class. It’s not necessarily indicative of their teaching. Teenagers living in Nevada, on average, spend ...
Democratic aide: Harry Reid likely to return to Senate next week
Democratic aide: Harry Reid likely to return to Senate next week
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A Senate Democratic aide says Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is likely to return to the Senate next week after missing the first two weeks of business due to injuries sustained in a fall at his new home in Nevada. Reid is suffering from broken facial bones and ribs after ...
Arum: Pacquiao agrees to terms for Mayweather fight
Arum: Pacquiao agrees to terms for Mayweather fight
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Manny Pacquiao flew to Los Angeles on Wednesday, preparing for a meeting with contestants of the Miss Universe pageant. Whether he has an even bigger date on May 2 seems entirely up to Floyd Mayweather Jr. Promoter Bob Arum said ...
Nevada Republicans straddle the line on Obama’s immigration action
Nevada Republicans straddle the line on Obama’s immigration action
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Nevada’s three House Republicans bucked most of their party today and voted to keep the president’s 2012 immigration action in place, then voted to stop Obama from ...

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