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Aug. 26, 2014

4:26 p.m.

UFC, Dana White apologize for removing judge in Macau
The UFC has apologized for breaching its own protocol when President Dana White removed a judge from its show in Macau last weekend. White removed judge Howard Hughes from the five-judge rotation after ...

2:29 p.m.

Judge to rule in rent dispute between pizzeria, Tivoli Village
A resolution is in sight in a two-year rent dispute between the owners of Radio City Pizzeria and the slowly developing Tivoli Village at Queensridge. Clark County District Court Judge Gloria Sturman this week is expected to ...

2:16 p.m.

Body found in Lake Mohave where man reported missing
A man’s body was recovered Sunday afternoon in Lake Mohave near where a California man was reported missing after jumping from a boat earlier this month, National park Service officials said. A visitor spotted the body ...

2:07 p.m.

Police: Suspects in grocery, convenience store robberies arrested
Police: Suspects in grocery, convenience store robberies arrested
A woman and two men suspected in a string of grocery and convenience store robberies across the valley going back to June were arrested on Monday, Metro Police said. Police ...

1:41 p.m.

Victor Chaltiel, 2011 Las Vegas mayoral candidate, dies at 72
Victor Chaltiel, who ran for mayor of Las Vegas in 2011, died Monday. He was 72. A native of France, Chaltiel was one of ...

1:12 p.m.

Study answers question: Just how bad are Las Vegas drivers?
Study answers question: Just how bad are Las Vegas drivers?
Drivers in Las Vegas are 15 percent more likely to be in an automobile accident than the national average, putting them in the bottom half of safest drivers in the country, according to study released today by Allstate. ...

11:43 a.m.

Former Caesars exec named CEO of Affinity Gaming
Former Caesars exec named CEO of Affinity Gaming
Affinity Gaming, a Las Vegas-based casino company with properties in Nevada, Colorado and the Midwest, announced today that it hired a Caesars Entertainment veteran as its new CEO. Michael Silberling is succeeding David Ross ...

10:29 a.m.

Photo: Animal Foundation: Shelter full
Animal Foundation says shelter is full
People wanting to turn in a lost animal or put one up for adoption should wait until the weekend, the Animal Foundation said today. The rescue group said ...

8:49 a.m.

Coroner IDs man killed in North Las Vegas shooting
Authorities have identified a 25-year-old man who died after being shot over the weekend in a North Las Vegas neighborhood. Clark County coroner's officials say C'dario Laparker Burns died at ...

Monday

Aug. 25, 2014

1:27 p.m.

North Las Vegas bulldozing blighted homes that are crime magnets
North Las Vegas bulldozing blighted homes that are crime magnets
North Las Vegas officials are taking a cue from their Rust Belt counterparts and bulldozing abandoned homes that have become magnets for criminal activity, squatters and fires. City officials said ...

1:17 p.m.

Child pulled from pool in critical condition
Child pulled from pool in critical condition
A toddler was in critical condition after being pulled from a backyard swimming pool this morning in North Las Vegas, police said. The child was ...

12:59 p.m.

Police stepping up patrols for drunken drivers
Police stepping up patrols for drunken drivers
Police are increasing patrols for drunken drivers today through Sept. 7 in conjunction with the Labor Day holiday. “Law enforcement agencies statewide are reminding motorists and motorcycle ...

10:50 a.m.

Man dies after being found on sidewalk with apparent stab wounds
Man dies after being found on sidewalk with apparent stab wounds
A man died after he was found early this morning bleeding on a Las Vegas Valley sidewalk and suffering from apparent stab wounds, Metro Police reported. Officers responded about ...

9:57 a.m.

Photo: Las Vegas' Brennan Holligan (27) delivers in the f
Public invited to welcome back team from Little League World Series
The community is being invited to welcome home the Mountain Ridge Little League players and coaches from the Little League World Series, where the team ...

8:52 a.m.

Photo: Resident Joyce Luman looks inside a neighbor's hom
Governor announcing project to prevent Mount Charleston flooding
Gov. Brian Sandoval has good news for residents of Mount Charleston. Today, the governor will announce plans to build a “temporary storm water diversion structure” to ...

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