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Unions reach deal with Golden Gate, averting strike
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Union workers and the Golden Gate reached a contract deal in the final hours today, avoiding a strike and concluding yearlong negotiations. The Culinary and Bartenders unions reached a tentative agreement for ...
Dog killed in house fire Saturday night
Sunday, June 1, 2014
One dog was killed and another was rescued from a kitchen fire Saturday night in the northeast Las Vegas Valley.
Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck outside crosswalk
Sunday, June 1, 2014
A pedestrian was critically injured Saturday after being struck by a vehicle while the person walked across Nellis Boulevard outside a marked crosswalk.
High school freshman, friend corner suspect in robbery at Henderson sandwich shop
Friday, May 30, 2014
Wednesday night when Brian Bleak saw a man sprinting away from a Capriotti’s employee, and he discovered the man allegedly stole a tip jar, Bleak didn’t...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, May 30, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Man gets 15 years in Las Vegas carjacking, stun gun attack
Thursday, May 29, 2014
A man who attacked a woman with a Taser and stole her car was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison this week, according to Daniel Bogden, U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada.
Keith Michael Costa, 35, of Las Vegas...
Motorcyclist critically injured in collision with car
Thursday, May 29, 2014
A motorcyclist is in critical condition today after crashing into a sedan at a west Las Vegas intersection, Metro Police reported. Police responded about 7:55 a.m. to the collision at...
70 years after WWII, two valley veterans to receive French Legion of Honor award
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The medal is the highest honor France bestows upon its citizens and foreign nationals and will be awarded during a ceremony Friday. “I’m terribly honored,” Davis Leonard said. “It’s something that shows France is appreciative of what we did. I will wear it proudly.” Neither of the veterans knew each other during ...
App deals you in on poker action at Las Vegas casinos
Thursday, May 29, 2014
For those looking to try their luck at the tables just like their favorite poker professionals, there is Bravo Poker. The app helps users track and find …
Details emerge in teen’s slaying; murder charge filed against victim’s brother
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
A defiant 15-year-old, apparently tired of nagging by his older brother, is charged with first-degree murder after police said he shot his brother …
Traffic enforcement effort to target Spring Mountain and Decatur intersection
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Nevada Highway Patrol and Metro Police traffic officers will be posted from 7 a.m. until noon at the busy intersection, ready to …
Passenger traffic continues upward trend at Las Vegas airport
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Passenger traffic continues to climb at McCarran International Airport, increasing for the eighth consecutive month. Data released today showed about...
Production company owner turns to public to help ID thieves in ‘inside job’
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
It wasn’t the worst theft that’s occurred at Davide Saxe Production Company, which produces "Vegas! The Show," as well as shows like …
Fire burns two backyard sheds, fence
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
A fire today reduced two sheds and a fence to charred wood and ashes in downtown Las Vegas. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded about...
Driver detained after crash near Spanish Trail that left passenger critical
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
A woman suspected of driving drunk crashed into a concrete wall early this morning, critically injuring a passenger, Metro Police reported. Police responded about 1:45 a.m. to...
Police seek two men in killing of man standing outside home
Saturday, May 24, 2014
The victim was shot about 10:40 p.m. Friday outside a residence in the 3100 block of Chadford Place, near Pennwood Avenue and Valley View Boulevard ...
Man found dead with gunshot wounds near downtown
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Metro Police responded just before 4 a.m. to reports of a body on the sidewalk of the 700 block of West Mesquite Avenue, near Main Street and Ogden Avenue ...
Mentally disabled North Las Vegas who went missing is found
Saturday, May 24, 2014
North Las Vegas resident Joseph Horlacher disappeared on Thursday from a church near Civic Center Drive and Tonopah Avenue ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, May 23, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Nellis master sergeant, injured in combat, ready to compete in international paralympic competition
Friday, May 23, 2014
This fall, Air Force Master Sgt. Christopher Aguilera will be one of 40 participants selected to represent the United States in the Invictus Games in London. Invictus is Latin for
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...

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