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'As You Like It' leaves pleasant taste
Thursday, July 9, 2009
CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Director David Darlow came to the Utah Shakespearean Festival for the first time this summer and chose the romantic comedy, "As You Like It."
Encounter with John Updike in Las Vegas
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009
Through an entire journalism career from the 1960s to the present, author John Updike's novels and essays in The New Yorker often nudged me into deeper reading than newspapers and news magazines.
Family escapes house fire, but pet cat dies
Monday, July 21, 2008
Two adults and three teenagers escaped from a fire in a home a few blocks northeast of Freedom Park in North Las Vegas, fire officials reported tonight. However, one of the people was burned on the hand. And the fire claimed one of their pets.
Naturally occuring nitrates killed 71 wild horses on Nellis
Monday, July 21, 2008
The nitrates that caused the deaths of 71 wild horses last summer north of Las Vegas came from natural causes, the Bureau of Land Management said today.
Ex-state employee pleads guilty to embezzlement
Monday, July 21, 2008
A former Nevada state employee, 30-year-old John E. Delap III of Las Vegas, has pled guilty to two counts of theft for embezzling $60,698.54, said Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.
Police still looking for suspect in Friday's shooting death
Monday, July 21, 2008
UPDATE: Police hunt for 17-year-old in man's death
Friday, July 18, 2008
Authorities were searching tonight in Las Vegas for a 17-year-old Las Vegas youth who they believed shot and killed his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend this morning in a home in the northeast part of the city
Las Vegas sizzles until Sunday
Friday, July 18, 2008
Those who like it hot will love Saturday's weather forecast: High temperatures from 108 to 110 degrees with humidity levels of 30 to 40 percent.
Motorcyclist who died in crash identified
Friday, July 18, 2008
A 63-year-old man riding a 1994 Honda motorcycle who died after a crash Thursday in the southeastern part of Las Vegas Valley has been identified as Richard Byron Poindexter of Las Vegas.
4-year-old's death ruled as homicide
Friday, July 18, 2008
The death of 4-year-old Jason Rimer was ruled a homicide today, the Clark County coroner said.
Nye County murder suspect arrested in Las Vegas
Friday, July 18, 2008
Federal and local law enforcement officers arrested a Nye County murder suspect Thursday in a downtown Las Vegas hotel room.
Stabbing charges against assemblywoman dropped
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Domestic violence charges against Assemblywoman Francis Allen, R-Las Vegas, were dismissed by a Las Vegas justice of the peace today.
Motorcyclist dies after crash
Thursday, July 17, 2008
A 63-year-old man riding a 1994 Honda motorcycle died after a crash in the southeastern part of Las Vegas Valley today.
Cable companies agree to curb child porn
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Nevada's two largest cable operators agreed today to help curb child pornographers on the Internet, state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said.
Flood advisory issued for Las Vegas
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Thunderstorms were passing through the area this afternoon, bringing possible flooding throughout the Las Vegas area
Store clerk shot by former employee
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Metro Police are searching for a 26-year-old man suspected of shooting the boss of a convenience store and gas station on Wednesday.
Police searching for bank robbery suspect
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Metro Police are asking the public's help in finding a suspect who robbed a bank in the 8000 block of Farm Road on Tuesday.
UPDATE: From rain to heat, next week's weather may bring more showers
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
If you think Las Vegas' weather has been interesting during the last five days, you and other weather watchers will like the coming attractions — stormy weather will continue to take center stage for at least another week.
Man arrested in assault of police detective
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
A Metro Police detective who had previously arrested a man was assaulted by the same man on the 215 Beltway and Jones Boulevard at about 6:46 a.m. today.
Police investigating gas station homicide
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Metro Police homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man inside a gas station in Centennial Hills this morning.
NHP officer involved in fatal crash surrenders on DUI charge
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
An off-duty Nevada Highway Patrol sergeant, 46-year-old Edward Lattin of Las Vegas, surrendered on a DUI charge today in connection with a three-vehicle crash that killed one person and sent two other people to a local hospital.
Flash flood warning issued at Lake Mead
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning at 1:26 p.m., for Temple Bar, east of Willow Beach on Lake Mead.
County commissioners delay action on garbage rate hike
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
County commission delays action on garbage fees
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Clark County commissioners today delayed for a second time taking action on garbage fees proposed by Republic Services.
Air conditioner burns at Bally's, no evacuations
Monday, July 14, 2008
An air conditioner in an employee break room on the 20th floor of Bally's hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip burned up shortly after 5 p.m., but there were no hotel evacuations or injuries.
UPDATE: Suspect in domestic dispute arrested
Monday, July 14, 2008
Metro Police have arrested 32-year-old Jason Shellard of Las Vegas after he returned to the area where a SWAT team had earlier evacuated about a dozen homes near Buffalo Road and Cheyenne Avenue.
Waste Management offers to buy Republic Services
Monday, July 14, 2008
Waste Management launched an unsolicited surprise counter offer to buy Republic Services for about $6.19 billion today. Republic Services has an exclusive contract to collect residential and business trash in Clark County.
Woman arrested after robbery, kidnapping gets $500,000 bail
Monday, July 14, 2008
The 28-year-old woman arrested Sunday after she robbed a pet store at gunpoint, fled in a car as police chased her and finally took an elderly woman hostage faces $500,000 bail on numerous charges, authorities said today.
1 dead, 2 injured in vehicle shootout
Friday, July 11, 2008
Air conditioner starts 2-alarm fire in townhouse
Friday, July 11, 2008
Las Vegas escapes thunderstorms - so far
Friday, July 11, 2008
As moisture rode southeasterly winds from Arizona into Southern Nevada and Southern California, a cap of renegade clouds delayed any thunderstorms from firing up in the Las Vegas Valley today, according to the National Weather Service.
Top 10 tips for flash floods
Friday, July 11, 2008
The following tips include information from the National Weather Service and the Clark County Regional Flood Control District.

Las Vegas under severe thunderstorm watch
Thursday, July 10, 2008
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch today until 10 p.m.
Country club fire causes $350,000 in damage
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Endoscopy center patients told how to get records
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Metro Police has hired Chart 1, a private firm, to finish organizing about 120,000 endoscopy patient records after a cluster of hepatitis C cases were discovered at a local clinic.
Corrections officer arrested on child porn charges
Thursday, July 10, 2008
An 11-year veteran state corrections officer has been arrested by Metro Police on child pornography charges.
Health District confirms local salmonella case
Thursday, July 10, 2008
2 sought in liquor store murder, robbery
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Metro Police are seeking two men caught on videotape at the Liquor Outlet, 789 N. Nellis Blvd., after a 41-year-old store clerk was discovered shot once in the head.
Couple arrested after leaving 8 kids in van
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Tent blows into power lines, knocking out electricity to 1,000
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
State grants more water for Las Vegas
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
CARSON CITY – State Engineer Tracy Taylor is granting the Southern Nevada Water Authority additional permission to draw 6.1 billion gallons of water from eastern Nevada a year for use in the growing Las Vegas area.
Excessive heat warning issued for Las Vegas Valley
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
The National Weather Service is forecasting 112 degrees for the Las Vegas Valley today, triggering another excessive heat warning from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Part of River Mountains Loop Trail to close
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
The National Park Service plans to temporarily close a small part of the River Mountains Loop Trail beginning Monday and lasting for four weeks.
Second suspect arrested in Javon Walker beating, robbery
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Two California teenagers die in accident on Colorado River
Monday, July 7, 2008
Federal judge sentences man who stole from Marines in Iraq
Monday, July 7, 2008
Child playing with lighter burns home, sends grandma to hospital
Monday, July 7, 2008
UPDATE: Driver arrested in bus stop crash that kills one, injures another
Monday, July 7, 2008
Metro Police officers closed the northbound lands of Boulder Highway near Flamingo Road today after a pickup truck crashed into a bus stop, killing one person and critically injuring a second person about 5:30 a.m.
Body of man attempting to rescue woman at Lake Mohave found
Monday, July 7, 2008
Suspect arrested in beating death of Las Vegas woman
Monday, July 7, 2008

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