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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 …
51s fall at Sacramento; host Salt Lake City tomorrow
Sunday, June 29, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s were limited to four hits today in losing at Sacramento, 2-1. The 51s scored their lone run ...
51s drop extra inning affair at Sacramento
Saturday, June 28, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s lost in 10 innings today at Sacramento, surrendering a game-ending RBI double to ...
Hottest temperatures of year on way to Las Vegas, region, forecasters say
Friday, June 27, 2014
Summer is about to sizzle in the desert, weather forecasters say. Temperatures as high as 111 in Las Vegas, 115 in Laughlin and 122 in Death Valley are forecast for next week. Daily high temperatures will trend upward Saturday through Wednesday before falling off a bit on Thursday, the eve of …
Coroner IDs woman shot by police in Wednesday morning attack
Friday, June 27, 2014
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman whom police said they shot and killed after interrupting a break-in and attack early Wednesday at a south Las Vegas extended-stay apartment. Mimi Diane Goldberg, 49, Las Vegas, died as a result of...
51s fall in 11 innings at Sacramento
Thursday, June 26, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s were defeated 7-5 today in 11 innings at Sacramento when it surrendered a two-run home run to Sacramento’s Andy Parrino to end the game.
Street justice lands homeless man in jail on count of murder
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Paul Pillat, aka Tumbleweed, died June 11 at Sunrise Hospital. Three days earlier, he had been taken to Desert Springs Hospital and Medical Center complaining of neck and back pain. He was having …
North Las Vegas announces two tenants for its City Hall
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tenants are coming to the underutilized North Las Vegas City Hall. Mayor John Lee today announced the Nevada Affordable Housing Assistance Corporation and Home Means Nevada, two state-affiliated nonprofits agencies that help distressed homeowners, would be moving to City Hall. NAHAC agreed to a three-year lease for ...
Officer shoots, kills knife-wielding woman during overnight attack
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
A woman is dead after Metro Police reported interrupting her breaking into an extended-stay apartment overnight and attacking...
After being roughed up early, 51s pitchers solid in comeback win against Memphis
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s scored two runs in the seventh and eighth innings today to rally past visiting Memphis, including a two-run home run from Matt den Dekker in 10-8 victory.
Confronted with allegations of sexually touching young boy, suspect tried to commit suicide, police say
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Shortly after being confronted about inappropriate touching of a young boy, a 40-year-old Henderson man tried to take his life by slitting his wrists, according to …
Las Vegas man run over by car, dragged about a mile, police say
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
A man was run over by a car early today and dragged about a mile before the driver heard him under the vehicle and stopped. The man, identified as Citez Harvell, 22, of Las Vegas was taken to ...
Blast from den Dekker gives 51s a walkoff victory over Memphis
Monday, June 23, 2014
Matt den Dekker hit a game-ending three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning today for the Las Vegas 51s ...
Sweep in Las Vegas recovers 7 child-trafficking victims, arrests 2 pimps, FBI reports
Monday, June 23, 2014
Las Vegas was one of 106 cities nationwide where the operation was carried out last week. Across the country during the operation, the FBI reported 168 recoveries of children who were …
Steve Wynn, Gov. Brian Sandoval’s campaign among Nevadans with unclaimed property
Monday, June 23, 2014
Central Telephone owes Gov. Brian Sandoval’s campaign $500 in refunds from 2002. Gingko Acquisition Corp. owes hotel tycoon ...
Northshore Road near Lake Las Vegas reopens after fatal accident
Monday, June 23, 2014
One man is dead, two people were airlifted to area hospitals and a road within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is temporarily closed after a head-on accident this morning northeast of …
Work to get under way in 2015 on new luxury housing community planned for Summerlin
Monday, June 23, 2014
Howard Hughes Corp., developer of Summerlin, is partnering in the venture with Scottsdale, Ariz.,-based Discovery Land Co. in the unnamed 555-acre, high-end community that will be south of...
51s win fifth straight game
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Anthony Seratelli and Cesar Puello hit home runs for the Las Vegas 51s today in an 11-5 victory against visiting Memphis to open a four-game series at Cashman Field.
51s score four times in the 9th, earn sweep of Nashville
Friday, June 20, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning today to rally for a 5-4 victory against visiting Nashville. ...
Electric Daisy Carnival 2014: Live blog
Friday, June 20, 2014
Keep up with Electric Daisy Carnival all weekend long with our live blog, where we'll be aggregating social media response to EDC as it happens. See what everyone else is wearing, where they are and how they plan to spent their weekend under the electric sky.
Las Vegas wins U.S. Conference of Mayors award for green initiatives
Friday, June 20, 2014
Sustainability efforts undertaken by the city of Las Vegas are now being recognized nationally. The U.S. Conference of Mayors today named Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Gresham, Ore., Mayor Shane Bemis as the top winners in its...
Obama administration launches project to keep sage grouse off threatened list
Friday, June 20, 2014
The Obama administration is launching an effort to accelerate protection of sage grouse along the Nevada-California line with $31 million in spending commitments through 2024 to help ranchers and others improve grouse habitat. A top official ...
Investigation details military drone crashes, including 12 in Nevada
Friday, June 20, 2014
Drones might help fuel Nevada’s economy in the coming years, but a Washington Post investigation calls into question the safety of unmanned aircraft. During a yearlong investigation, the Post said it gathered documents showing more than 400 large U.S. military drones crashed in major accidents worldwide ...
51s pitcher Gorski fans 11 in victory against Nashville
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Las Vegas 51s won their third straight game against the Nashville Sounds today, using a three-run home run from Travis d’Arnaud in a 6-2 victory.
Woman arrested on arson charges after fire burns vacant apartments
Thursday, June 19, 2014
A 29-year-old Las Vegas woman has been arrested in connection with an alley fire this morning near downtown that spread to two vacant apartment buildings. June A. Wilkinson was arrested on ...
Motorcyclist killed in crash near the airport
Thursday, June 19, 2014
A 22-year-old motorcyclist died Thursday after colliding with a car on Eastern Avenue near McCarran International Airport, Metro Police said. At about 6:40 p.m., a Chevrolet Cruze traveling north on...
Two children die in overnight house fire
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Crews from Clark County and Las Vegas responded about 1:10 a.m. to the fire in a single-story home in the 5700 block of ...
51s beat Nashville, 8-2
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Omar Quintanilla went 2 for 5 with three RBIs today for the Las Vegas 51s ...
Tony Alamo appointed chairman of Nevada Gaming Commission; Pat Mulroy replacing Pete Bernhard on board
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The commission’s longtime chairman, Las Vegas attorney Pete Bernhard, is not seeking reappointment and will resign his seat effective June 30. Taking over as chairman will be Dr. Tony Alamo, a Las Vegas doctor and board member since 2008. Replacing Bernhard on the board is …
Newest McCarran security fast-pass to depend on biometrics, memberships
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Travelers willing to pay an annual fee could have an easier time making their way through security checkpoints beginning...
1 killed in shooting in western valley, police say
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
A person is dead after a shooting late Tuesday near Tropicana Avenue and Valley View Boulevard, according to Metro Police. Lt. David Gordon confirmed one gunshot victim had died ...
51s score twice in the ninth to rally past Nashville
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Cory Vaughn’s run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning today scored Travis d’Arnaud with winning run for the Las Vegas 51s ...

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