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Jan. 28, 2015

8:44 a.m.

Hearing set in police shooting of man armed with pellet gun
Officials say evidence will be aired Friday in the police slaying last summer of a man who authorities say pulled a pellet gun while running from officers in North Las Vegas. The fact-finding hearing in the death of ...

8:34 a.m.

Judge says Caesars bankruptcy case will proceed in Illinois
Judge says Caesars bankruptcy case will proceed in Illinois
A Delaware judge says the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. will proceed in Illinois, not Delaware. The judge on Wednesday denied a motion ...

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Jan. 27, 2015

5:15 p.m.

Photo: North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee prepares to deliver
With a more upbeat outlook, NLV mayor touts ‘strong plan to repair our city’
State of the City:
A year ago, Mayor John Lee delivered his first State of the City address as North Las Vegas teetered on the brink of financial disaster, faced with a long-term deficit of $152 million. On Tuesday, Lee made his second-annual State of the City speech with North Las Vegas facing ...

4:09 p.m.

Coroner says man, 26, died of injures in crash
A 26-year-old man who died after the car he was driving hit a fence and caught fire last month died from injuries suffered in ...

3:58 p.m.

Police: Man, 91, died at hospital from injuries in crash
The death of a 91-year-old man a week after a November car accident was the result of multiple injuries suffered in the crash, according to a Metro Police report. Lewis Kaplan of Las Vegas died ...

2:53 p.m.

Photo: An exterior view of Caesars Palace on Thursday, Ju
Judge ready to rule on venue for Caesars bankruptcy case
A Delaware judge is set to rule on whether the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should proceed in Delaware or in Illinois. After hearing final arguments Tuesday, the judge said he would rule on Wednesday. Several creditor groups want the case to proceed in Delaware, where they filed ...

1:35 p.m.

Rep. Dina Titus accuses GOP of ‘declaring war on immigrants’
Rep. Dina Titus accuses GOP of ‘declaring war on immigrants’
Accusing Republicans of “declaring war on immigrants,” U.S. Rep. Dina Titus took to the House floor today to blast Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s go-it-alone plan to join a lawsuit to ...

12:51 p.m.

Man arrested after barricading himself in east valley house
Man arrested after barricading himself in east valley house
A man was taken into custody after an hours-long barricade situation that led to a school lockdown in the east valley today. Metro Police received a report about ...

12:42 p.m.

Injured North Las Vegas motorcycle officer recovering
Injured North Las Vegas motorcycle officer recovering
A sergeant says an injured North Las Vegas police officer could be released soon from a hospital after crashing his motorcycle on a rain-slickened freeway near downtown Las Vegas. Sgt. Chrissie Coon says the officer was ...

11:12 a.m.

Union says it won’t stand by as GOP attacks collective bargaining
Union says it won’t stand by as GOP attacks collective bargaining
Republicans are attacking working families with their proposals to upend collective bargaining in Nevada, Danny Thompson, executive vice treasurer of the Nevada AFL-CIO, said at a press conference this morning. Thompson’s words come as some state lawmakers ...

10:40 a.m.

Health District encourages mothers to breastfeed babies
The Southern Nevada Health District has a message for new moms: Don’t hesitate to breastfeed your infants. The district’s board of health recently ...

10:30 a.m.

Anthony seeks to unseat Las Vegas mayor over stadium deal
Anthony seeks to unseat Las Vegas mayor over stadium deal
Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony launched his bid today to unseat Mayor Carolyn Goodman over her support for a publicly funded downtown soccer ...

9:55 a.m.

Rain could return to Las Vegas later this week
Rain could return to Las Vegas later this week
The scattering of rain that hit the Las Vegas Valley overnight could return later this week, forecasters said. Light rain hit the region about 5 p.m. Monday, with up to ...

9:13 a.m.

Motorcyclist injured in crash dies at hospital
A motorcyclist injured last week​ in a wreck has died at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, Metro Police said. The Clark County Coroner’s Office notified ...

8:19 a.m.

Nevada unemployment rate dips to 6.8 percent in December
Nevada unemployment rate dips to 6.8 percent in December
Nevada’s unemployment rate last month dropped to 6.8 percent, its lowest since June 2008 and down from 9 percent in December 2013. The rate was also down from ...

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