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Monday, Oct. 21, 2013
A Las Vegas Strip nightclub patron was shot dead early this morning after he tackled and wrestled with an armed, disgruntled patron who had just shot two security officials at Drai’s nightclub. Metro Sheriff Doug Gillespie identified the suspect as Benjamin Frazier, 41, of Las Vegas.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Nickia Davis’ voice echoed down Las Vegas Boulevard Saturday morning as she marched about 100 demonstrators from the Heart Attack Grill to the U.S. Courthouse.
Friday, July 19, 2013
A thunderstorm swept through the Las Vegas Valley Friday night, setting a rainfall record, causing floods and power outages throughout the area, setting a house on fire and displacing some residents of an apartment complex.
Thursday, July 4, 2013
The cost of fighting the fire that is threatening more than 500 structures on Mount Charleston has grown to $2.4 million, but officials indicated Sunday the effort was making headway. Officials with the Great Basin Incident Management team, which is directing firefighting efforts on Mount Charleston, said the fire grew by just 50 acres -- from 14,108 acres earlier in the day to 14,158 acres late Sunday afternoon.
- Breaking News
Sunday, June 30, 2013
The gold statue rested on a plastic bin Saturday afternoon, munching on a sandwich and taking swigs of water near the Bellagio fountains. The sun was partially blocked by the trees, but the asphalt and car exhaust that emanated from the traffic radiated heat like a furnace.
Saturday, June 22, 2013
As soon as Tanner Seebaum stepped behind the DJ table at Rehab Pool Saturday afternoon, nothing else mattered. He ditched his wheelchair and worked the equipment. The 16-year-old’s head bobbed to the thumping dubstep bass while his hands twisted knobs and adjusted sliders on the controller board. The crowd at the dayclub danced and nodded to music he was spinning, music he created.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Since Wet ’n’ Wild Las Vegas’ long-awaited opening, visitors have flooded the water park excited to be the first to explore its towering slides and various attractions.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Lake Mead is more than just a body of water leading up to the architectural wonder that is Hoover Dam. A closer look at the lake reveals a region full of hidden gems and activities that go beyond a fun-filled afternoon on the water. There are hiking trails that lead to hot springs, a diversity of wilderness terrains that go from craggy cliffs to flat valleys, and a sunken World War II B-29 bomber among the many areas to explore in the national recreation area.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
A feeling of apprehension consumed Firefly Tapas Kitchen & Bar owners Tabitha and John Simmons moments before it opened the doors to its new location on Paradise Road on Friday. Almost a month prior, the restaurant’s old location was shut down by health inspectors after a major salmonella outbreak sickened 294 patrons. The restaurant may have moved only a couple of blocks to its new location, but they wondered, would the customers follow?
- Breaking News
Friday, May 24, 2013
Moments before the Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas water park opened on Friday, investor Roger Bulloch faced the crowd from a podium and realized his time was limited.
- Downtown Joe
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013
Taking a stand: Local activist Angie Morelli is bringing the fight against GMOs to the voters.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Firefly Tapas Kitchen and Bar's new location, 3824 Paradise Road, is seen on opening day, Friday, May 24, 2013.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Nevada Department of Transportation assistant director Tracy Larkin-Thomason discusses Nevada's flashing yellow arrow traffic signal at a news conference Tuesday, March 26. Larkin-Thomason was joined by Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak (left), Henderson Councilwoman Debra March (middle) and Las Vegas Councilman Ricki Barlow (right) to discuss the traffic signals.
- Lucky Club Casino
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
The Lucky Club Casino, 3227 Civic Center Drive, in North Las Vegas
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
A trick-or-treating princess is shown at the District at Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.