Las Vegas Sun

January 27, 2015

Currently: 51° — Complete forecast | Log in

Today's Paper

Las Vegas philanthropists to meet to talk strategies, successes
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
About 150 philanthropists will gather Feb. 6 for the fourth annual Philanthropy Leaders Summit at Las Vegas City Hall. The agenda will include local and national speakers sharing new and time-honored fundraising and operating strategies. ...
Photo: A pedestrian was killed early Nov. 6, 2014, while
Spike in pedestrian fatalities prompts reminder of safety guidelines
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The Nevada Department of Public Safety is reminding pedestrians and drivers of some basic rules of the road after a spike in road fatalities this year in Clark and Washoe counties ...
Photo: A KB Home roof is tiled during the Super Saturday
2014 not a robust year for Las Vegas homebuilders
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Real Estate:
Las Vegas homebuilders, after bouncing back strong from the recession, had a lackluster 2014. Sales volume dropped hard, prices were volatile, and after ramping up construction plans in the first half of the year, developers pulled back sharply ...
Photo: This Tuesday, July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a s
Facebook suffers outage affecting users worldwide
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Facebook suffered a widespread outage lasting roughly 40 minutes on Tuesday affecting users worldwide. The glitch reported in Asia, the United States, Australia and the U.K. affected access from ...
Photo: This undated file photo shows former Boy Scout lea
At trial, ex-Boy Scout describes mental scars left by abuse
Monday, January 26, 2015
The sexual abuse of a 13-year-old Boy Scout by an adult volunteer was part of a "sordid history of child sexual abuse" within the organization that has been documented internally for nearly ...
Las Vegas limo company gets fine for cheating workers
Las Vegas limo company gets fine for cheating workers
Monday, January 26, 2015
Labor:
A Las Vegas limousine company has been fined $232,317 for illegally withholding pay from nearly 500 employees. An investigation found that limousine and shuttle bus service Executive Las Vegas made improper ...
NLV motorcycle cop crashes, shutting down Interstate 15
NLV motorcycle cop crashes, shutting down Interstate 15
Monday, January 26, 2015
Southbound Interstate 15 at Cheyenne Avenue is closed after a crash involving a North Las Vegas Police motorcycle Monday night. Nevada Highway Patrol reported that at about ...
Photo: In this photo taken from a video monitor, Christin
Court papers: Mom says she stabbed kids to keep them quiet
Monday, January 26, 2015
A Washington state woman accused of stabbing her three small children told detectives she cut the children's throats with a kitchen knife to keep them quiet for ...
Woman accused of drowning puppy so she could board plane
Monday, January 26, 2015
A Florida woman is suspected of drowning a 2-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom so she could ...
Photo: Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn attend the premie
Why Ryan Reynolds says he’s a dangerous poker player
Monday, January 26, 2015
Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn ventured deep into the heart of America to film the gambling drama "Mississippi Grind," a gritty, 70s-style road trip movie about ...
Photo: This Feb. 21, 2013, file photo shows comedienne Jo
Melissa Rivers files lawsuit in mother Joan Rivers’ death
Monday, January 26, 2015
While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as ...
Storm brings showers to Southern Nevada
Storm brings showers to Southern Nevada
Monday, January 26, 2015
weather:
Las Vegans didn't have to worry about the onset of blizzards Monday night like those in the Northeast, but they might have experienced a bit of discomfort when ...
Assembly Democrat Harvey Munford mulls going independent
Monday, January 26, 2015
A longtime Nevada Assembly Democrat says he's considered leaving his party's caucus and going independent. The 74-year-old said he might sit out in the chamber "and tell them all to go to hell" ...
Lacrosse player from Las Vegas found dead in Maryland dorm room
Lacrosse player from Las Vegas found dead in Maryland dorm room
Monday, January 26, 2015
Authorities in Maryland say a freshman Johns Hopkins University lacrosse player from Las Vegas was found dead in his dorm room. University officials identified the student as ...
Sen. Harry Reid recuperating at home after eye surgery
Sen. Harry Reid recuperating at home after eye surgery
Monday, January 26, 2015
Sen. Harry Reid was released from the hospital this afternoon after undergoing three and a half hours of surgery in hopes of restoring vision in his injured ...

Most Popular

  • Viewed
  • Discussed
  • E-mailed