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51s fall at Tacoma, return to Cashman Field Friday
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s scored once in the ninth inning today at Tacoma, but stranded the would-be tying run at first base in a 5-4 defeat.
51s hit 2 home runs in third inning, still fall to Tacoma
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Wilmer Flores went 2 for 4 with three RBIs today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 6-4 loss at Tacoma.
Body of missing swimmer recovered at Lake Mead
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Authorities recovered the body of a missing Las Vegas swimmer at Lake Mead this evening, National Park Service spokeswoman Christie Vanover said. Dindo Gavarra, 30, was reported missing ...
Woman accused of using false ID to register to vote
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Authorities say a Las Vegas area woman was arrested today on seven felony counts, including two involving voter-registration fraud. According to a criminal complaint ...
Woman struck, killed in western valley, police say
Monday, July 21, 2014
A Las Vegas woman died late Monday when she was hit by an SUV while crossing Durango Drive outside a crosswalk, according to Metro Police. The woman, 49, was crossing...
51s held to three hits in loss to Salt Lake
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s today were limited to three hits at Salt Lake to drop the final game of a four-game series, 3-0. ...
Andrew Brown’s 3-run home run carries 51s past Salt Lake
Saturday, July 19, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s scored six unanswered runs today in the final two innings at Salt Lake in a 6-2 victory.
51s hit three home runs to win close game at Salt Lake
Friday, July 18, 2014
Anthony Seratelli’s three-run home run today helped the Las Vegas 51s beat host Salt Lake, 7-6. ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, July 18, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
51s drop first game after all-star break
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s surrendered five runs in the initial two innings at Salt Lake today, falling 7-6 in the first game of the second half of the Pacific Coast League season ...
Rollover shuts down I-15 and sends five to hospital, officials say
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
A rollover accident involving four vehicles has shut down northbound Interstate 15 near Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue reports …
Storms produce flood worries for Mount Charleston
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The National Weather Service said it received public reports of flash flooding near the Rainbow Canyon subdivision and Fletcher View campground. Those reports indicated…
Las Vegas-based IGT sold in deal valued at $6.4 billion
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Italian lottery operator Gtech is purchasing Las Vegas-based slot maker International Game Technology for $6.4 billion, the companies announced early Wednesday. The cash and stock deal also includes ...
Victim of shooting at Fashion Show Mall not cooperating, police say
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
A man who was shot at a Las Vegas Strip shopping mall Tuesday is in critical condition and isn't cooperating with investigators, refusing to identify himself or even say how he made his way to the hospital, according to Metro Police. Officer Larry Hadfield said today that ...
51s slugger wins Triple-A home run derby
Monday, July 14, 2014
Las Vegas 51s slugger Allan Dykstra won the Triple-A home run derby tonight in Durham, N.C., edging ...
51s close first half of season with loss to Albuquerque
Saturday, July 12, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s dropped their final game before the all-star break, surrendering three runs in the eighth inning today of a 6-5 loss to visiting Albuquerque at Cashman Field ...
51s, Albuquerque each win game in doubleheader
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s split a doubleheader today against visiting Albuquerque at Cashman Field, winning 8-1 in the first game and falling 5-2 in the night cap. ...
Man shot dead after fight at business in North Las Vegas
Friday, July 11, 2014
Police said the shooting victim had entered a business and started a fight with an employee. A second employee pulled a gun and shot ...
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, July 11, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
51s earn series split at Reno, host Albuquerque Friday for two games
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Brandon Allen was 3 for 5 with five RBIs today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 9-4 victory at Reno, helping Las Vegas earn a split in the four-game Pacific Coast League series.
Las Vegas native takes over command of Guantanamo Bay
Thursday, July 10, 2014
A 1981 graduate of Chaparral High School is the newest commander of the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Rear Admiral Kyle Cozad took over the reins of Joint Task Force Guantanamo in a change-of-command ceremony …
Flood advisories issued for northeast, northwest areas of valley
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Included in the advisory are Sunrise Manor; Summerlin; Floyd Lamb Park; Lone Mountain; Centennial Hills; Sun City Summerlin. Also mentioned were …
Simplify your message with Yo
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Yo is an app that debuted in April, and since then it has been downloaded more than 2 million times. The sole reason for the app? For its users to send a …
51s again hit hard at Reno
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s trailed host Reno by 11 runs after three innings today, falling 15-4 in a Pacific Coast League road game. ...
Man commits suicide at Silverton, police say
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A man committed suicide Wednesday night by shooting himself in front of the Silverton parking garage, according to Metro Police. Officers were dispatched at ...
Former Crazy Horse Too owner Rick Rizzolo indicted on federal tax charges
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A federal grand jury today indicted former Las Vegas strip club owner Rick Rizzolo on charges he attempted to evade more than $2.5 million in taxes. The two-count indictment charges Rizzolo with …
Former Crazy Horse Too owner Rick Rizzolo facing new federal tax charges
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A federal grand jury today indicted former Las Vegas strip club owner Rick Rizzolo on charges he attempted to evade more than $2.5 million in taxes. The two-count indictment charges Rizzolo, former owner of the Crazy Horse Too strip club, with …
Coroner: Man found in Electric Daisy parking lot OD'd on Ecstasy
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A 24-year-old man who was found unconscious in the parking lot at the Electric Daisy Carnival last month died of an accidental overdose of Ecstasy. The cause of death was ...
Cory Vaughn’s 3-run home run helps 51s beat Reno
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Cory Vaughn’s pinch hit three-run home run in the seventh inning today lifted the Las Vegas 51s to a 6-2 victory at Reno. ...
Storm warning lifted; wind, rain, flooding still possible
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The warning was issued about 3:20 p.m., with officials urging people in the affected area, which included Mountains Edge, Henderson and Boulder City, to …
Mike Tyson weighs in on Floyd Mayweather, Tupac and Buzz Aldrin
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Henderson resident and former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson took to social media today, answering questions in an ask-me-anything (AMA) session on Reddit. Now a fight promoter with Iron Mike Productions, Tyson is hyping …
Man jumps to his death from Circus Circus roof, police say
Monday, July 7, 2014
Metro Police are investigating a suicide late Monday at Circus Circus. Hotel security notified police at 8:32 p.m. that a man on the roof ...
51s surrender 10 runs in third inning of loss at Reno
Monday, July 7, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s surrendered 10 runs in the third inning today against host Reno, dropping the first game of a Pacific Coast League Series 14-8 ...
Thunderstorm hits southwest valley, prompting a flash flood warning
Monday, July 7, 2014
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the southwest Las Vegas Valley. The warning is in effect until 11:15 p.m. Monday. Areas included in the warning are ...
Storms dump rain overnight; flash flood warning issued
Monday, July 7, 2014
Rain storms, some of them heavy, swept through the Las Vegas area late Sunday and overnight, dumping up to 2 inches in the Spring Mountains and causing...
51s’ Wilmer Flores continues his power surge
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Cesar Puello had two solo home runs today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 12-1 victory at Albuquerque. ...
Flores belts 2 home runs for 51s in loss
Friday, July 4, 2014
Wilmer Flores connected on two home runs today for the Las Vegas 51s at Albuquerque, including a solo shot in the 10th inning to give ...
Man dead after argument, gunshots; police seek suspects
Friday, July 4, 2014
Metro Police are seeking information in the shooting death of a man Wednesday night at an apartment complex in the northwest valley. Patrol officers were dispatched about...
Rain falls in Henderson but shouldn’t impact fireworks
Friday, July 4, 2014
Isolated rain storms were reported over Henderson this afternoon but should move out by tonight and not interfere with fireworks displays, according to...
Coroner IDs man who fell from boat at Lake Mead
Friday, July 4, 2014
A man who died after falling from a boat at Lake Mead on Wednesday has been identified as Schayne Robert Baker, 36, of Las Vegas, the Clark County Coroner’s Office reported today. The cause of death is still...
One teen dead, another injured in NLV shooting overnight
Friday, July 4, 2014
A North Las Vegas Police spokesman said the shooting, which killed an 18-year-old male and injured a 14-year-old female, took place about 11:05 p.m. in the 4800 block of Via Maria Court, a residential ...
Five-run seventh inning fuels 51s victory against Salt Lake
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s hung on for a 9-8 victory today against visiting Salt Lake after reliever Buddy Carlyle got Salt Lake’s ...
Five-run first inning not enough for 51s against Salt Lake
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s were three outs away from a win today against visiting Salt Lake, but surrendered three runs in the ninth inning to squander a two-run lead in a 10-9 defeat. ...
Woman crossing Las Vegas Boulevard is struck, critically injured
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A woman was critically injured late Tuesday after being struck by a car while she walked across Las Vegas Boulevard South outside a marked crosswalk. Metro Police responded about ...
‘I’m not quitting now’: Brian Greenspun on the future of the Sun and GMG
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
After months of uncertainty, the announcement that the Las Vegas Sun will endure means the media landscape in the region will continue to be shaped by...
Brian Greenspun takes control of Las Vegas Sun, other GMG titles
Family agreement means Las Vegas will remain a two-newspaper town
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun’s publisher and editor took sole ownership of the publication today, rescuing it from what had been an uncertain future. Brian Greenspun assumed control of the Sun and ...
Would you try these extreme Las Vegas foods?
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Las Vegas is known for indulgence, taking risks and having fun. And that definitely applies to the food and drink. Here are some of the crazy food challenges and expensive ...
Home run from Brandon Allen helps 51s down Salt Lake
Monday, June 30, 2014
Allan Dykstra and Brandon Allen hit home runs today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 7-3 victory against visiting Salt Lake to open a four-game series at Cashman Field. ...
Medical marijuana card-holder ran illegal growing operation, Metro says
Monday, June 30, 2014
Las Vegas resident Joshua Joslyn told police he smoked medical marijuana daily because of headaches brought on by a previous work-related incident. But with his arrest last week for operating an illegal grow house in his south Las Vegas home, Joslyn’s latest headaches are …
Suspect confesses to early May slaying in eastern valley, police say
Monday, June 30, 2014
Christopher Dillon said he never should have returned to the neighborhood park on the night of May 9. Instead, Dillon did return to Magdalena’s Vegas Mountain Neighborhood Park, near Vegas Valley Drive and Nellis Boulevard in the eastern valley. Before he left again, according to a Metro Police report released today, he shot …

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