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Sunday

Oct. 19, 2014

2 a.m.

North Las Vegas in search of a more humane solution for feral cat population
North Las Vegas in search of a more humane solution for feral cat population
In North Las Vegas, the feral cat population numbers at least 20,000 by some estimations. What to do about them? The mayor pro tem, Anita Wood, is working on an ordinance that would give the city options for curbing their numbers without killing them ...

2 a.m.

Photo: Alan Aleman smiles during an interview at the Herm
Your votes could win Las Vegas volunteer a $25,000 grant
Alan Aleman is a finalist in a national competition sponsored by Coors Light that awards money to a Hispanic leader to design and execute a community project. Aleman was nominated by the local chapter of the American Red Cross, where he serves as the youth representative on the board of directors. ...

Saturday

Oct. 18, 2014

11:11 a.m.

Power restored for most of affected Henderson residents
The outage occurred around 10:50 a.m. and is confined to a neighborhood off Boulder Highway near South Racetrack Road ...

Friday

Oct. 17, 2014

4:25 p.m.

Woman hit by car, killed in Wal-Mart parking lot
Woman hit by car, killed in Wal-Mart parking lot
A 69-year-old woman died this afternoon after being hit by a car in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the southeast valley. The accident happened ...

3:36 p.m.

Man accused of making bomb threat against observation wheel
Man accused of making bomb threat against observation wheel
A man accused of falsely reporting a bomb on the High Roller observation wheel on the Strip was indicted Thursday by a Clark County grand jury. Jamie D. Dantis is accused of ...

3 p.m.

NV Energy restores power for 2,100 in southwest valley
NV Energy restores power for 2,100 in southwest valley
A power outage this afternoon in the southwest valley that affected more than 2,100 people has been resolved ...

2:05 p.m.

Prosecutors: Doctor prescribed medicine for people who didn’t need it
A Las Vegas doctor accused of writing painkiller prescriptions for people he never treated and then creating records to pretend he'd worked with them has been ordered to nearly four years in prison. Authorities say 49-year-old Dr. Victor Bruce of ...

12:47 p.m.

Coroner: Man found dead after domestic dispute committed suicide
Coroner: Man found dead after domestic dispute committed suicide
A 37-year-old man found dead in a house following a domestic dispute Thursday committed suicide, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Jose Castro of Las Vegas was discovered ...

8:17 a.m.

Man gets up to 20 years in fatal Halloween crash
A 22-year-old man has been ordered to seven to 20 years in prison for a Halloween crash in North Las Vegas that killed a teen mother an injured three others. Leonard Novell Walker II was sentenced Thursday, after ...

Thursday

Oct. 16, 2014

3:31 p.m.

Man in downtown domestic dispute is found dead
Man in downtown domestic dispute is found dead
A 37-year-old man involved in a downtown barricade situation this afternoon was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Police ...

2:55 p.m.

Court rules Nevada implied consent law is unconstitutional
Court rules Nevada implied consent law is unconstitutional
A law that allows police to forcibly take blood samples from drivers without a warrant is unconstitutional, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled today. The court found ...

12:59 p.m.

7 of Adam Laxalt’s relatives endorse his opponent for attorney general
7 of Adam Laxalt’s relatives endorse his opponent for attorney general
Seven members of Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt’s extended family have endorsed his opponent, Democrat Ross Miller. In a letter to the editor published ...

12:06 p.m.

Judge releases woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton
Judge releases woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton
A federal judge on Thursday ordered a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton in Las Vegas to live with her mother in Arizona while she awaits ...

11:44 a.m.

Photo: Trick-or-treaters of all ages walk The District at
Las Vegas a sweet spot for scoring lots of candy fast
Sweet news: Las Vegas made the list of the best cities for trick-or-treating on Halloween, and it’s not just because of candy. Real estate website Zillow ranked Las Vegas 19th nationwide in its sixth annual Trick-or-Treat Index. According to the website, the “index represents cities that will provide ...

8:11 a.m.

Police: Child injured; driver arrested on DUI count
Police: Child injured; driver arrested on DUI count
A child was hospitalized this morning after being hit by a driver arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to Metro Police. A small truck hit the child about ...

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