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Monday

July 28, 2014

10:34 a.m.

Bellagio robber spent stolen cash on prostitutes, hotel room, police say
Bellagio robber spent stolen cash on prostitutes, hotel room, police say
Metro Police said the suspect they arrested in Friday’s robbery at the Bellagio scored up to $45,000 in cash and proceeded to celebrate with a...

9:26 a.m.

Motorcyclist crashes, hit by truck in North Las Vegas
A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed and was hit by a truck in North Las Vegas this morning, police said. The motorcyclist was traveling...

8:53 a.m.

Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
Eight homes in the Rainbow Canyon area of Mount Charleston sustained significant damage from flooding today, officials said. Rainbow Canyon Boulevard became...

8:02 a.m.

Police: Man fatally shot at house party in northwest valley
A 20-year-old man was shot and killed early today at a house party in the in the northwest Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police reported. The shooting occurred...

2 a.m.

Chocolatier makes move to Container Park; grocery chain Sprouts up across valley
Chocolatier makes move to Container Park; grocery chain Sprouts up across valley
Openings & Closings:
JinJu Chocolates stirs up sweet offerings in its new downtown home as a coffee and doughnut heavyweight opens a new Las Vegas location. Also around town, a growing grocery chain is celebrating its newest location, and ...

Sunday

July 27, 2014

4:11 p.m.

Woman dead after colliding with public services truck
A 29-year-old woman is dead after her vehicle slammed into the back of a Republic Services truck.

Friday

July 25, 2014

3:38 p.m.

Photo: Tourists walk along the Las Vegas Strip in this Ap
Las Vegas visitation up 3.1 percent in June
The number of visitors coming to Las Vegas jumped 3.1 percent in June compared with a year earlier, helped by a lift in convention attendance. A report released Friday by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says...

1:13 p.m.

Police: 112 cats removed from North Las Vegas home
Police: 112 cats removed from North Las Vegas home
Police said 112 cats and a dog were removed from an uninhabitable home in North Las Vegas. Animal control personnel responded to the home on Thursday after receiving a complaint that ...

11:39 a.m.

Teen found mentally incompetent for trial in brother’s slaying
Teen found mentally incompetent for trial in brother’s slaying
A teen charged with murder in the death of his older brother is not mentally competent to stand trial, a Clark County District Court judge ruled...

10:48 a.m.

Nevada casino revenue hits $11.2 billion for fiscal year
Nevada casino revenue hits $11.2 billion for fiscal year
Nevada casinos reported revenues of $11.2 billion last fiscal year, up 2.9 percent from the prior year. The increase was due mainly to baccarat. Casinos won $1.6 billion on ...

8:08 a.m.

Ex-Nevada lawmaker sentenced to time served in California chase
Ex-Nevada lawmaker sentenced to time served in California chase
A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly was ordered to two years and eight months in prison, although a judge ruled he's already fulfilled his sentence. Steven Brooks was...

8 a.m.

Nevada gambling revenue jumps 14 percent in June
Nevada officials say casino revenues shot up more than 14 percent in June thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported...

Thursday

July 24, 2014

4:37 p.m.

MGM Resorts fined $100,000 over gaming complaint at Aria
MGM Resorts fined $100,000 over gaming complaint at Aria
The Nevada Gaming Commission fined MGM Resorts International $100,000 in connection with a complaint that gaming agents were blocked from observing ...

3:17 p.m.

Driver arrested in hit-and-run that seriously injured pedestrian, police say
A woman was in serious condition after a hit-and-run accident near downtown this afternoon, according to Metro Police. The incident was reported at 1:24 p.m. on...

2:52 p.m.

Arrest made in fatal shooting outside Las Vegas convenience store
Arrest made in fatal shooting outside Las Vegas convenience store
A man authorities suspect may have been involved in the shooting death of a 23-year-old Las Vegas woman last week was arrested Wednesday in California, Metro Police said. The man was taken...

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