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Body found along I-15 near Nevada-California border is a mystery
Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
Authorities were alerted to a body on the shoulder of Interstate 15 spotted by a driver around 6:15 a.m. Sunday, according to a news release from ...
Report: Amid racism scandal, Nevada Assembly speaker-elect steps down
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
After facing a firestorm of criticism for racist comments he made publicly, incoming Assembly Speaker Ira Hansen signaled to his colleagues that he will not lead the chamber during ...
Photos, tweets from Obama’s Las Vegas visit to sign immigration reform orders
Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
President Barack Obama will be at a Las Vegas high school today to formally sign into law executive orders he announced yesterday deferring deportation for 5 million undocumented immigrants. We'll be aggregating photos, tweets and videos from Obama's visit ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across …
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across …
Police release sketch of suspect in fatal shooting, robbery
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Metro Police released additional details today about three people wanted in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting a woman in the north valley Tuesday night. Laura McKinney, 22, was walking ...
Culture Club concert at Palms postponed
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
The Culture Club show scheduled for Nov. 22 at Pearl at the Palms has been postponed because singer Boy George was diagnosed with a throat polyp and may ...
Pedestrian is critical after being struck in crosswalk on East Tropicana
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries Monday after being hit by a car on East Tropicana Avenue. Metro Police responded about 5:20 p.m. to reports of ..
The Great Vegas Trivia Game: How well do you know Sin City history?
Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
When Sun staff set out to create this test of Vegas past and present, we blew right past the questions most people know. Which mobster helped build the Flamingo? Who starred in ...
Photos show men pointing shotgun, handgun during robbery
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Metro Police are searching for four men — one armed with a shotgun and one with a handgun — in the robbery of a business on Wednesday in the northwest valley. Two men walked into the business in ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across …
How Harry Reid’s blue state turned all red and what it means
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
In a state where Sen. Harry Reid's political machine has called the shots and where voters backed President Barack Obama twice, how did the tide turn so decisively ...
2014 election results
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
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Las Vegas Weekly names new editor
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Spencer Patterson has been named editor of the publication effective Nov. 14, succeeding out-going editor Sarah Feldberg. Feldberg and her fiancé, Las Vegas Sun reporter Tovin Lapan, are leaving Las Vegas to travel and pursue freelance projects.
Voters have their say in, out of polling booths
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Despite a strong campaign against it, a ballot measure to fund public schools by further taxing businesses drew passionate support from some voters on Tuesday. In exit interviews at various Las Vegas Valley polls, voters on both sides of the margin tax issue expressed ...
Election 2014: The race for Nevada governor, attorney general and control of the Senate
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Republicans win big in Nevada and across the nation. The scale and thoroughness of the Republican victories across Nevada have rarely, if ever, been seen before. "We are turning the country red," Rep. Joe Heck told a crowd of supporters tonight. Republicans have taken control of ...
A political playlist for Election Day 2014
Monday, Nov. 3, 2014
While you're in line at the polls or waiting for the results, enjoy the Sun's nonpartisan political playlist. We have tunes for the winners, losers and politically apathetic ...
Man pulling shopping cart hit, killed by pickup truck
Monday, Nov. 3, 2014
A man pulling a metal shopping cart across Bonanza Road was hit and killed by a pickup truck Sunday night, Metro Police reported. The man was crossing the street about ...
Golf long drive event set for Las Vegas Paiute
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
They hit the golf ball more than 400 yards off the tee with swing speeds between 143 and 150 mph. With each swing, the crowd — unlike most golf events — is encouraged by organizers to get more spirited.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Greenspun Media Group announces promotions in key leadership roles
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Key leadership roles within the Greenspun Media Group were reorganized Wednesday to better serve advertisers in its five weekly print publications and the company’s …
Las Vegas Weekly, VEGAS INC websites take top honors
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
The websites for Las Vegas Weekly and VEGAS INC have taken top honors in Editor & Publisher’s prestigious EPPY Awards. The sites were awarded EPPYs in the categories of
Palo Verde tops Legacy to remain undefetaed in the Southwest League
Up next: A date with rival and five-time defending state champion Bishop Gorman in the Southwest championship game
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Graeson Vereen passed for three touchdowns for the Palo Verde High football team Thursday in a 27-12 victory against host Legacy.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Henderson Police seek new leads in 2005 slaying
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Recent developments in the investigation into the 2005 slaying of Henderson businessman Danny Cates have led detectives to believe there may be ...
Google tip led to Metro officer’s arrest on child porn counts
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A Metro Police patrol officer has been arrested on counts of possession and distribution of child pornography after Google tipped off the authorities. The officer, identified as ...
1 killed in single-car crash into utility pole
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
An 18-year-old woman was killed and another woman injured Wednesday night when a car reportedly involved in a theft at a convenience store crashed into ...
Las Vegas Weekly, VEGAS INC websites are finalists in EPPY Awards
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Two Greenspun Media Group websites have been named finalists for Editor & Publisher’s EPPY Award, the top honor in online journalism. The sites ...
Police: Missing Henderson man, 74, has been found
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
A 74-year-old man reported missing early this morning from his home in the Anthem area has been found, Henderson Police said. Police issued ...
1 injured in 3-vehicle crash at busy Las Vegas Valley intersection
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
A three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Charleston and Decatur boulevards early this morning sent one person to the hospital with ...
Baby, light that fire
A cozy gathering with friends, a break on the back patio with a book or an evening looking at the stars with your children can be enhanced by the ambience of a small fire’s flickering flames
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Some pits are fueled by natural gas or propane. Others can burn wood but use common sense: avoid burning on windy days because of blowing embers, and if you envelop your neighbor with smoke, you may be subject to a nuisance complaint or find the fire department rolling up to your house, thanks to a worried neighbor.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Clark County voters can begin casting ballots Saturday
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Clark County voters can begin casting ballots Saturday on the first day of the early voting period. Voters can choose one of 89 early voting sites ...
Today is the last day for Clark County voters to register
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
Clark County residents have until 11:59 p.m. today to register online to vote in the Nov. 4 general election. Visit the ...
Henderson Police searching for missing 83-year-old man
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Henderson Police are searching for an 83-year-old man who was reported missing early this morning. Bryan James was discovered missing from his home at ...
Our choices, our future: A quick review of November’s ballot
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
There are eight races of particular importance for Nevada this election season.
Long pass play gives Cheyenne final-minute win against Mojave
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Anthony McConnico’s 52-yard touchdown pass to Ashton Lawson with 55 seconds to play Thursday gave the host Cheyenne High football team a 21-20 victory against Mojave. ...
Looking back at the first day of same-sex marriages in Nevada
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
A judge signs an order to approve gay marriage in Nevada and Las Vegas quickly begins marketing itself as the place for gay couples to marry. Here's a look at how it played out on social media ...
Former UNLV employees plead guilty in misappropriation of $292,000
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Two former UNLV employees pleaded guilty Thursday in the misappropriation of at least $292,000 from the university for their personal benefit, according to the Nevada Attorney General’s Office. Lina Khachekian, 35, of Las Vegas pleaded guilty to two felony counts of ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Nevada advocates, leaders react to gay marriage ruling
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Nevada gay-marriage advocates and political leaders celebrated a federal appeals court ruling today upholding gay marriage in Nevada and Idaho.
Toy drive to benefit USO Las Vegas ends Oct. 15
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
A toy drive spearheaded by a Las Vegas company will benefit military families who are supported by the USO Las Vegas.
Homicide detectives seek information about man found in Lake Mohave
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
A man found dead in Lake Mohave on Wednesday has been identified and Metro Police homicide detectives are seeking information about the circumstances surrounding his death. The man was identified today as ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Firm’s process offers 3-D look at building design, construction
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
The projects that architects and engineers dream up are starting to take shape faster thanks to changes in technology ...
Motorcyclist killed, passenger critically injured in weekend crash
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
A motorcyclist was killed and a passenger critically injured Sunday night in a crash on Calico Basin Road, north of State Route 159, Metro Police reported. The wreck happened about 9:15 p.m. when ...
Las Vegas man gets death penalty in 12-year-old girl’s slaying
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
A federal jury in Louisiana today sentenced a Las Vegas man to death in the kidnapping and slaying of a 12-year-old girl. Thomas Sanders, 57, was convicted on Sept. 8 of ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Suspect sought in east-valley convenience store robbery
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
Metro Police are asking for help finding a man accused of holding a clerk at gunpoint inside a convenience store this month. Police said in a statement the robbery happened near ...
Henderson man gets 2 years for pointing laser at helicopter
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
A Henderson man was sentenced today to two years in prison for aiming a laser pointer at a Metro Police helicopter. James David Zipf, 30, pleaded guilty in June to ...

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