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51s finish regular season with PCL’s best record, start playoffs Wednesday
Monday, Sept. 1, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s beat host Albuquerque 5-0 today in their regular season finale, finishing with a Pacific Coast League best 81-63 record and second straight division title.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
51s’ win streak ends at seven games
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s’ season best seven-game winning streak was snapped today at Albuquerque in a 10-5 loss to open a four-game series to close the regular season.
Cactus Avenue interchange to open Friday, ahead of schedule
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
The Cactus Avenue interchange over Interstate 15 will open at 2 p.m. Friday, two months ahead of schedule, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced today. The project was initially scheduled to ...
Former U.S. attorney pleads guilty to failing to file tax returns
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
A local lawyer who served as U.S. attorney for Nevada from 1975 to 1977 pleaded guilty today to failing to file federal individual and corporate income tax returns from 2006 to 2010, said Daniel G. Bogden, U.S. attorney for the District of Nevada. Lawrence J. Semenza II pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge James C. Mahan to three misdemeanor counts of ...
51s finish sweep of Round Rock for 7th straight win
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s are peaking at the right time of the season ..
3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
A Las Vegas airport employee and two other men are accused of conspiring to sneak pounds of cocaine in carry-on bags onto commercial flights to Alaska, according to a federal indictment. ...
Victim critical after being shot several times in the back
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
Metro Police are investigating a shooting in the northwest Las Vegas Valley that left a person in critical condition late Monday. Authorities were alerted to a report of shots fired in the area ...
51s beat Round Rock for fifth straight win
Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
Anthony Seratelli had a three-run home run today for the Las Vegas 51s, helping them beat visiting Round Rock 9-3 for their ...
51s handle Round Rock, 6-5
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Cory Vaughn’s three-run home run today in the sixth inning helped the Las Vegas 51s beat Round Rock, 6-5.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Rollover shuts down Las Vegas Boulevard, sends 2 to hospital
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
A single-vehicle accident Thursday night shut down southbound Las Vegas Boulevard at Russell Road. The rollover occurred about 10 p.m. when ...
51s blanked by New Orleans, still likely to clinch playoff berth this week
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
The earliest the Las Vegas 51s can clinch a playoff spot is ...
Attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt ‘train wreck’ as lawyer, records show
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Adam Laxalt, a candidate for Nevada attorney general, gave himself “glowing” assessments as a private attorney. But his supervisors said his work was “sloppy” ...
Nevada Rep. Steven Horsford to attend Michael Brown’s funeral in Ferguson
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Nevada Rep. Steven Horsford will attend the funeral of Michael Brown in Ferguson on Monday, he announced on Twitter today. ...
Couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
A couple were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide late Tuesday at their residence near Valley View and Oakey boulevards. Police received a welfare check request ...
51s can’t overcome giving up 5 runs in first inning at Omaha
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s surrendered five first-inning runs today at Omaha in a 9-5 defeat. ...
Despite being blanked at Omaha, 51s still comfortably in first place
51s should clinch Triple-A league title next week at home against New Orleans
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s were limited to four hits today in a 4-0 loss at Omaha. ...
Person critical after 2-car crash in northeast valley
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
A two-car crash in the northeast Las Vegas Valley sent a person to the hospital in critical condition late Friday. Two others sustained nonlife-threatening injuries in the crash that happened ...
51s blank Iowa, 2-0
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Las Vegas 51s starter Matthew Bowman pitched 7 and 1/3 scoreless innings today at the Iowa Cubs...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Las Vegas native Kris Bryant hits game-ending home run to beat 51s in 12 innings
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Top baseball prospect Kris Bryant is a Las Vegas native who still calls Southern Nevada home in the offseason. The Bonanza High product isn’t ...
51s use three-run triple from Matt Reynolds to beat Iowa
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
Matt Reynolds had two triples and three RBIs today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 6-4 victory at the Iowa Cubs. Las Vegas trailed ...
51s overcome home run from local product Kris Bryant, beat Cubs
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Josh Satin’s RBI double in the ninth inning today scored Cesar Puello with the winning run in the Las Vegas 51s’ 6-5 victory against the host Iowa Cubs.
51s surrender 8 unanswered runs in loss to Albuquerque
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s scored two runs today in the first inning against visiting Albuquerque, but ...
Metro Police investigating officer-involved shooting
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Metro Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the 7600 block of Calico Fields Street, near Fort Apache and Farm roads in the northwest valley. Police said a suspect was shot after ...
Man arrested on DUI count after pedestrian hit crossing road
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
A Las Vegas man was arrested on a count of driving under the influence on Sunday after hitting a man pushing a bicycle across Flamingo Road outside of a marked crosswalk, Metro Police reported.
A 2014 Chevrolet Camaro was eastbound...
51s win third straight vs. Albuquerque
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
Taylor Teagarden’s two-run home run highlighted a six-run fifth inning today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 7-5 victory against ...
Five-run 8th inning carries 51s to victory
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Daniel Muno’s two-run double capped a five-run eighth inning today for the Las Vegas 51s, helping them rally to a 9-6 victory against visiting Albuquerque.
Former UFC fighter sought in violent domestic dispute
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Metro Police are investigating allegations that a former UFC fighter and small-time porn actor was involved in a domestic dispute that ended in severe injuries. Police have identified ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Pedestrian is critical after crash in North Las Vegas
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night after being hit by a car at East Lake Mead Boulevard and North 5th Street, authorities said. North Las Vegas Police responded about 8:30 p.m. to ...
51s drop series opener against Albuquerque
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s were defeated today by visiting Albuquerque in the first game of a Pacific Coast League series, 6-2.
51s’ Montero fires one-hitter over 8 innings to blank Sacramento
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Rafael Montero pitched a one-hit shutout over eight innings today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 3-0 victory at Sacramento. ...
Valley neighborhood attacked by bee swarm after hive agitated
Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
A swarm of bees provoked by two men throwing objects at their hive zeroed in on residents in an east valley neighborhood on Monday afternoon. When fire crews arrived, the bees were still ...
51s hang on for win at Sacramento
Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
Las Vegas 51s starter Logan Verrett pitched eight scoreless innings today in a 4-2 victory at Sacramento.
51s’ Reynolds has big day in victory at Sacramento
Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014
Andrew Brown and Matt Reynolds hit home runs today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 7-2 road victory at Sacramento.
51s give up 5 runs in seventh, fall at Sacramento
Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014
Las Vegas 51s catcher Taylor Teagarden hit a home run today in a three-run ninth inning, but the 51s ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
Power outage hits western valley, affecting 1,600
Thursday, July 31, 2014
About 1.600 customers in the Peccole Ranch area of the western valley are affected by a power outage Thursday night, according to NV Energy. The outage occurred at ...
51s blank El Paso, 2-0
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Andrew Brown and Taylor Teagarden had run-scoring hits today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 2-0 victory against visiting El Paso. ...
Police investigate shooting in northeast valley
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Metro Police are on the scene tonight of a shooting near Nellis Boulevard and Bonanza Road. Two people were shot while in a car ...
Gorman grad Roach grabs win in El Paso’s victory against 51s
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Allan Dykstra had a bases-clearing double today for the Las Vegas 51s in a four-run eighth inning, but the 51s couldn’t overcome an early four-run deficit to visiting El Paso in an 8-5 defeat.
Flood threat subsides for mountain residents after rough day
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A day after floodwaters ripped through the Rainbow Canyon area of Mount Charleston on Monday, wreaking havoc on roads, homes and the local water supply, mountain residents face ...
51s use three-run first inning to beat Salt Lake
Monday, July 28, 2014
Josh Satin had an RBI single today for the Las Vegas 51s in a three-run first inning, and followed with a solo home run in his next at bat, helping the 51s beat ...
Long ball from Matt Reynolds helps 51s beat Salt Lake
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Matt Reynolds’ three-run home run in the seventh inning today helped the Las Vegas 51s beat ...
51s can’t overcome bad 8th inning, fall to Salt Lake
Saturday, July 26, 2014
A late-innings meltdown doomed the Las Vegas 51s to a 5-2 loss to Salt Lake today at Cashman Field
Man faces murder charge after roommate dies in altercation
Saturday, July 26, 2014
A Las Vegas man was arrested and booked on a murder charge Saturday after an altercation between the man and his roommate turned violent and the roommate was killed ...
Police seek person of interest in robbery at Bellagio’s casino
Saturday, July 26, 2014
As of Saturday afternoon, police haven't released many details about the robbery, but they say it started around 8:30 p.m. Friday when an armed man confronted employees and demanded money. Detectives are looking for Jesse Jones, 32, who is described as ...
Nieuwenhuis blasts home run in return to 51s lineup
Friday, July 25, 2014
Kirk Nieuwenhuis, in his first game back with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s after a two-month stay in the major leagues, belted a three-run home run today ...

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