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1 hr ago | The Aiken Standard
Amid action in Congress to intensify the fight against Islamic State militants, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid found time Tuesday for an issue closer to home: ensuring that a nuclear waste dump in his home state of Nevada remains mothballed even after the government has spent $15 billion on it. Reid devoted floor time to confirming two nominees to the agency that oversees the nation's nuclear reactors.
2 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas
Police in Las Vegas aren't saying yet if anything was taken in a reported grab-and-run robbery during the weekend at the Palace Station casino-hotel. Officer Laura Meltzer says robbery detectives are looking for a man who punched an employee trying to stop him behind a counter in a restricted area minutes before 10 p.m. Sunday.
6 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas
A judge ordered a 40-year-old man released from jail while prosecutors prepare charges stemming from the crash of a pickup truck through the glass doors of the Stratosphere casino on the Las Vegas Strip. reports that Justice of the Peace Conrad Hafen released Ryan Brown without bail on Monday, with an Oct. 15 court date.
8 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas
A 28-year-old former Las Vegas strip club dancer is facing up to 15 years in state prison after pleading guilty to felony driving under the influence in an after-work crash that killed a man and injured the man's 2-year-old son. Miller was accused of having five times the legal limit of marijuana in her blood when she crashed her boyfriend's Hummer into the driver's side of a Ford Escort early March 23, 2013.
State transportation officials have expanded overnight hours for commercial trucks to use a flood-damaged stretch of Interstate 15 between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, while crews continue repairs. The freeway has one lane open in each direction through a stretch near Moapa, about 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Police in North Las Vegas say they're investigating the death of a 52-year-old woman found dead in her apartment during the weekend as a homicide.
Authorities say a man was shot dead and his suspected assailant is in custody after an altercation in a parking lot across the street from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Don't forget to vote for the only Las Vegas school in the finals for the first national Books & Barks contest, sponsored by Pets Best insurance. Out of hundreds of submissions, local school Edith Garehime Elementary is amongst the eight finalists to win an award of $1,000.00 for the school.
Las Vegas will likely see storms this week from Hurricane Odile, but predicting the impact of the hurricane here is a complex task, meteorologists said. Odile, now straddling Baja California near Cabo San Lucas, is expected to push a significant amount of moisture into the Southwest in the next few days.
The Trump Plaza in Atlantic City will shutter its doors early Tuesday morning, the latest casino to fail as this once high-flying resort city faces fierce competition from gambling elsewhere. When the doors close at 5:59 a.m., about 8,000 jobs will have been lost this year, a quarter of the casino workforce, according to figures filed by the city's casinos.
In the southeast area of the Las Vegas Valley is Henderson , the second largest city in Nevada. The city of Henderson offers opportunities to start a business, build a business, or find employment in new developments and growing industries.
An animal clinic in North Las Vegas has been struggling to keep the doors open lately. Doctor Emad Youssef said, even though the economy is improving, his practice is hurting and feeling the affects of the recession.
Olympic Gold Medalist, 10-Time World Boxing Champion in six weight classes, 2014 International Boxing Hall of Famer and President and Founder of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De la Hoya receives a proclamation on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the proclamation of "Oscar De La Hoya Day" by Nevada State Senator Ruben Kihuen and Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly on behalf of Clark County and The Las Vegas Strip to kick-off the State of Nevada's Cultural Weekend Celebration of Mexican Independence Day. Photos by Gene Blevins/Hogan Photos.
Two woman are dead and a man is in critical condition today after a two-vehicle accident Saturday evening on the west side of the valley that may have been caused by a medical episode. The Nevada Highway Patrol said the accident about 7 p.m. involved a 1996 Toyota Camry and a 2003 Mercedes E320 as they exited Interstate 215 at the Decatur Street off-ramp.
Homicide detectives are investigating the Saturday death of a woman who was found in her apartment on West Alexander Road. North Las Vegas police officials said a 911 call about 11 p.m. Saturday came from a family member who reported that the 52-year-old woman was dead in the 1200 block of W. Alexander Road.
According to her spokeswoman, entertainer Pia Zadora is resting comfortably at a Las Vegas hospital with serious injuries after a fall from a golf cart near her home. According to her spokeswoman, entertainer Pia Zadora is resting comfortably at a Las Vegas hospital with serious injuries after a fall from a golf cart near her home.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:51 pm
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