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A former Las Vegas doctor accused of illegally selling prescription painkillers to undercover agents in a hospital parking lot has been ordered to 44 months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 44-year-old Vinay Bararia was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in December to one count of distributing a controlled substance.
5 hrs ago | CBS Local
A message posted on an ISIS web forum tells would-be terrorists to attack Times Square, Las Vegas and mass transit stations nationwide. It then details how to build pipe bombs from readily available ingredients.
6 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun
Our Asian community is abuzz now that the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, the second one, is Sept. 28 at Palazzo.
10 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas
They are calling it a "dangerous and unlawful" practice of vehicle repossession. In this case, cars are not being towed, they're being disabled electronically.
The Clark County Commission voted today to ban glass bottles on the Las Vegas Strip to prevent them from being used as weapons and to cut down on litter. The measure prohibits anyone from carrying an open beverage in a glass container on Las Vegas Boulevard between Russell Road and Sahara Avenue.
A former Las Vegas strip-club dancer apologized and begged forgiveness Tuesday from sobbing family members before she was sentenced to five to 15 years in state prison for felony driving under the influence in an after-work crash that killed a 33-year-old man and injured the man's 18-month-old son. "I'm very sorry for your loss," Shauna Diane Miller said as she stood in shackles and turned to face the mother of the boy and the stepfather and mother of James Joseph White.
Metro police are investigating a shooting that happened at 4:26 p.m. on the 7700 block of Maverick Street near Jones Boulevard and Grand Teton Drive. A metro spokesperson said a man called saying there is is a young, possibly a teenager, who was shooting at the caller's home with a shotgun.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:45 pm
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