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Cox says it will be the first to bring ultra high-speed Internet service to entire valley
Thursday, May 22, 2014
While CenturyLink introduced gigabit Internet last year to select customers in Las Vegas, Cox’s plan would be the first to make it available to anyone in the market.
Counselor accused of trying to seduce detective posing as teen girl
Thursday, May 22, 2014
A Las Vegas family and marriage counselor was indicted Wednesday for allegedly attempting to seduce a person he thought was a 13-year-old girl but who was actually an undercover detective, according to U.S. Attorney’s Office documents. A grand jury...
Body of missing swimmer found floating in Lake Mead
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The body of a man presumed to have drowned in Lake Mead was found this morning floating in the water nearly two weeks after he disappeared while swimming. National Park Service rangers discovered the body...
Man flees, barricades himself in home after traffic stop
Thursday, May 22, 2014
A man was in police custody today after running from Metro Police during a traffic stop and briefly barricading himself in a nearby home, authorities said. The incident unfolded after...
MyVegas has users wanting just one more spin
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The concept behind MyVegas is simple: Play the slot machines, accumulate reward points and cash them in for …
Calif. man gets 8 years in prison for bringing girls to Las Vegas for prostitution
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
A California man was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for transporting two girls from Oakland, Calif., to Las Vegas to work as ...
Scooter rider dies five days after crash
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
An 82-year-old man struck by a vehicle while he was riding a scooter last week died today from the injuries he ...
Man stabbed in downtown Las Vegas
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
A man was stabbed today in downtown Las Vegas.
Arrest announced in deadly shooting at east valley apartment complex
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
A man was shot and killed today after an argument at an apartment complex in the east Las Vegas Valley. Metro Police responded about...
Schools evacuated after construction workers rupture gas line
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
gas leak this morning has been repaired, but not before it caused part of Brooks Avenue to be closed and prompted the evacuation of …
1 killed, 15 rescued in single day at Lake Mead recreation area
Monday, May 19, 2014
One person died and 15 people were rescued in a series of unrelated emergencies on a chaotic Sunday in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Throughout the day, park rangers...
Moped rider suffers head injury in crash
Monday, May 19, 2014
A moped rider suffered significant head injuries in crash today in North Las Vegas after he lost control of the motorized bike near Jerry’s Nugget, police said. The man was riding about 7:30 a.m. in the...
Police: Suspect in death of aspiring rapper said shooting was an accident
Monday, May 19, 2014
A man accused of killing an aspiring rapper Thursday night at the Palms said the shooting was an accident, according to a Metro Police arrest report. While running away after...
With each stroke of the paintbrush, a magical transformation
Adult Day Care Center of Las Vegas instructor sees art make a difference for seniors with Alzheimer's
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Many of the men and women come to the Adult Day Care Center of Las Vegas in varying stages of Alzheimer's or dementia. Some are losing the ability to talk and others are quickly losing pieces of themselves, but when they come to the art table …
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, May 16, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Resident’s death renews criticism of conditions at NLV senior apartments
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Buena Vista Springs Apartments residents rattle off problems within the complex that serves low-income senior citizens. Among the problems are...
Tablelist puts you in reserved seats at some of Strip’s hottest clubs
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Imagine walking into a nightclub on the Strip and finding a VIP table reserved just for you and your friends. Later that night, you receive a visit from …
Persons of interest sought in fatal shooting on West Flamingo
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Metro Police are searching for two persons of interest in connection with an argument that ended with one person dead and three people suffering from gunshot wounds in ...
Man faces DUI charge in hit-and-run near Clark High, police say
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A brown minivan hopped a sidewalk curb and hit a juvenile walking near Clark High School before driving away, Metro Police said. Police responded about...
Henderson, Las Vegas recognized for bicycle programs
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Las Vegas and Henderson are quickly becoming welcoming cities for bicyclists, with each being named a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists.
The cities earned the...
Police turn up empty in search for man after robbery
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A man who reportedly barricaded himself inside a Budget Suites apartment after a robbery this morning was not inside when officers entered the apartment, Metro Police said. Police entered the room about...
From chaos of crashes, Metro Police unit pieces together who’s at fault
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A car crash can happen in a matter of seconds, leaving a trail of wreckage in its wake. There is often an element of chaos that makes it difficult to determine how the vehicles collided. Last year, Metro Police’s fatal detail responded to 190 wrecks it deemed either serious or fatal. It’s their job to parse through the chaos and...
Drones flying into wider use across the Las Vegas Valley and beyond
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
In the past two years, drones have gone from the talk of CES International to the streets of Las Vegas. They’ve been spotted above soccer fields and dayclub parties, at a business opening and...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, May 9, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Forget the loyalty-rewards card? Remember Epoxy
Thursday, May 8, 2014
This app stores loyalty-rewards cards digitally by having users scan a “QR” code after a purchase at participating businesses. While not every …
Body of homeless man found in desert in Henderson
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
A man was found dead today in the Henderson desert by a person walking in the area. The body of a homeless man was discovered about...
Man survives stabbing in attempted robbery outside business
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A man was stabbed today in an attempted robbery outside of a tire shop on east Sahara Avenue, Metro Police reported. Officers responded about 1:30 p.m. to...
Police say suspect in overnight slaying near downtown is escapee from mental health facility
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Metro Police are searching for a 43-year-old Las Vegas man they suspect in the slaying of his grandfather Monday night near downtown Las Vegas and in a separate attack on the suspect's father …
Man shot to death outside Las Vegas weekly motel
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A man was shot and killed this morning outside the Sportsman’s Royal Manor weekly motel on Boulder Highway. Metro Police responded to reports of...
Police standoff with barricaded man prompts evacuation
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A man barricaded himself inside his home this morning and has refused to surrender to Metro Police SWAT officers for more than three hours.
Metro Police received a call...
Ramps reopen after woman jumps to death from highway overpass
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A woman jumped from the Rainbow Boulevard overpass this morning and fell to her death onto a ramp connecting U.S. 95 and Summerlin Parkway. Two vehicles...
Cyber-security expert’s experiment shows Wi-Fi users in Las Vegas vulnerable to hacking
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Using this equipment, Lyne is able to track how secure a person’s wireless network is, set up false hotspots and see what people are searching – all in a single …
Woman, three dogs found dead in mobile home fire
Monday, May 5, 2014
A woman and three dogs were found dead today after firefighters put out a fire at a mobile home in Sandy Valley, about 60 miles southwest of Las Vegas, a Clark County spokeswoman said. About 10:15 a.m. today...
Strong winds bring cooler temperatures, dust warning
Monday, May 5, 2014
High winds are expected to blow through the Las Vegas Valley today, dropping temperatures and potentially kicking up dust. A weather system off the northwest coast of...
Scooter rider critically injured in crash with school bus
Monday, May 5, 2014
A school bus carrying 40 middle school students collided with a man on a scooter today in southwest Las Vegas. The man on the scooter was transported to...
Fire does $100,000 damage at vacant building
Monday, May 5, 2014
A roaring blaze engulfed a vacant brick building Sunday night on Industrial Road, requiring...
Police: Woman killed crossing Lake Mead Parkway did not have right-of-way
Sunday, May 4, 2014
A 39-year-old woman was hit and killed by a vehicle Saturday night after she failed to follow the crosswalk signals and walked across ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across …
Coroner IDs man killed in shootout with Metro Police
Thursday, May 1, 2014
A man shot and killed after exchanging gunfire with Metro Police was identified today as Herbert Earl Green, 46, of Henderson, officials with the Clark County Coroner’s Office said. Green initially called Metro...
Police release sketch of suspect in weekend carjacking
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Metro Police are looking to the public for help identifying a woman suspected of carjacking a Nissan SUV this past weekend. The 2012 Nissan Rogue was taken …
Breeze helps users stay in step toward fitness goal
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Not everyone has the time (or sometimes motivation) to hit the gym every day to be healthier. Enter Breeze, a fitness app that encourages you to …
Las Vegas air-conditioner repair service finds use for Google Glass
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Las Vegas Air Conditioning Inc., is using Glass to record the work of its technicians on air-conditioning units for ...
Breaking the man code: Male says he’s a victim of domestic violence
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Every year 800,000 men are victims of domestic violence, but few ever report the abuse out of fear of being labeled …
Las Vegas double-amputee hopes to bolster legal case with help of Google Glass
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Glass operates like a wearable smartphone, equipped with a camera and hands-free access to the Internet via a thumbnail-sized screen projected in front of the user’s eye. Rather than have clients explain the impact of their injury or show a jury through third-person video, Glass’ first-person camera puts the jury in …
Metro motorcycle officer injured in wreck
Monday, April 28, 2014
A Metro Police officer was injured today when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle near …
Firefighters pull man from smoke-filled apartment
Monday, April 28, 2014
Firefighters searching a house converted into apartments discovered a man in a smoke-filled room after a water heater caught fire, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Fire crews responded at...
MGM announces restaurant lineup, details for Strip plaza
Monday, April 28, 2014
MGM Resorts International today unveiled expanded plans for The Park, a project that will transform the Strip-facing fronts of New York-New York and Monte Carlo into...
How Habitat for Humanity changed their lives
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Over those 23 years, Habitat for Humanity has helped find homes for 95 families in the Las Vegas area. The program operates on the principle that owning a home can change everything. But does it work? We caught up with some of the organization’s early recipients to see what effect homeownership has had on their lives ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week
Friday, April 25, 2014
Orange cones, signaling road construction or other impediments to smooth cruising, are situated throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might …
Phone call interrupts drug buy, ends in fatal shooting
Thursday, April 24, 2014
It was the last call for Jason Puckett. Puckett and a longtime friend, who had arranged a marijuana buy, stood Monday evening outside a Chevy Trailblazer parked near a public housing project …

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