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2 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Henderson police seek public's help in death of pedestrian

Henderson police are seeking anyone with information about the death of a pedestrian early Saturday that is being investigated as a possible hit and run.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV

5 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

MMA fighter

Jonathan Koppenhaver, also known as mixed martial arts fighter "War Machine," was extradited from California and booked this morning into Clark County Detention Center.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

New Medicaid payments could help ease mental health problems in Las Vegas

The federal government has agreed to double the rate it pays to treat psychiatric patients in acute care hospitals in Nevada, a move that could ease problems with the state's mental health system.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Las Vegas, NV, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Radio troubles force Metro officers to ride 2 to a car

You may have noticed fewer police cars on the streets of Clark County, but according to Metro Police, it doesn't mean there are fewer officers.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Grand jury indicts mom for shooting her son

A 31-year-old woman accused of shooting her son in the head at a Las Vegas residence May 26 was indicted by a Clark County grand jury on charges of attempted murder with use of a deadly weapon and child abuse.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

CBS Local

Labor Day Crackdown

Before you get behind the wheel, remember that Metro is holding several sobriety checkpoints throughout the valley on Friday and Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Review Journal

Well done, Marshall

My friend Dr. Marshall Darnell, who helped educate a generation of Clark County students, died last Thursday.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Theater, Arts

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

'War Machine' expected back in Las Vegas to face charges

Jon Koppenhaver,the former MMA fighter, known as "War Machine" is no longer in California, but pinpointing his exact location has been a challenge.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Nevada Appeal

Ex-Nevada lawmaker pleads guilty in 2 Vegas cases

A former Nevada state lawmaker was poised to be freed from a Las Vegas jail after pleading guilty Thursday to felony charges in separate criminal cases dating to the days before his expulsion from the Legislature and his arrest that same day in California.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Las Vegas Review Journal

Rainbow berm work to start in October

The Army Corps of Engineers will start construction of a flood control berm to protect a Mount Charleston community in early October, corps officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Mount Charleston, NV, US Governors, Brian Sandoval

KTVN Reno

Gun teacher killed suffered single shot to head

The coroner in Las Vegas says the Arizona firearms instructor who died in an Uzi shooting by a 9-year-old girl suffered a single gunshot to the head.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Lake Mohave drowning victim identified as California man

The Clark County coroner's office has identified a Lake Mohave drowning victim whose body was recovered last Sunday.

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Las Vegas Review Journal

Las Vegas Strip leads state in gaming revenue in July

Nevada gaming revenue increased less than 1 percent in July while Strip casinos saw an increase of 4.8 percent.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Games, Poker, Washoe County, NV, Reno, NV

KTVN Reno

Nevada Sales Tax up 4.7 Percent from Last Year

Nevada's taxable sales rose 4.7 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago, led by an 8 percent gain in Clark County and a 7.3 percent increase in Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Washoe County, NV, Storey County, NV

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Taxable sales rise across state, Clark County

The state Department of Taxation reported Wednesday that Nevada businesses sold $4.15 billion in tangible goods in the month, up 4.7 percent from $3.96 billion in June 2013.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Twitter users defend 'War Machine' against assault charges

Using the hashtag #FreeWarMachine, supporters of Jon Koppenhaver have taken to Twitter to support the former UFC fighter accused of brutally beating his ex-girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

News Alert: Authorities make arrest in bonfire injuring teens

Clark County and Henderson Fire Investigators arrested Michael Brandon Boyd, Jr. Wednesday morning in connection with a June 9 bonfire in a desert area south of Henderson that resulted in injuries to seven teenagers.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Surveillance video of Southwest Las Vegas burglary suspects released

Detectives with LVMPD have released surveillance video of three men that they think are responsible for a rash of burglaries in Southwest Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Violent Crime, North Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Review Journal

LV Valley firefighter jobs could draw thousands

Clark County could see a surge of thousands of firefighter applicants in the coming months to fill only a few dozen open slots in its five fire departments.

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Related Topix: Fire, Las Vegas, NV, Boulder City, NV, Henderson, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Vegas Assembly candidate faces residency challenge

The Republican opponent of Assembly candidate Jesse "Jake" Holder filed a complaint with the Clark County district attorney's office accusing the Democrat of not living in Assembly District 10 in the central part of the Las Vegas Valley.

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Related Topix: US News

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