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Fire causes $107K damage to Henderson home, displaces 4
A cigarette discarded near the garage of a Henderson home caused a fire and displaced four adults Thursday.
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Federal audit rips Nevada’s Hardest Hit Fund contractor for ‘culture of waste and abuse’
Millions of dollars meant to help distressed Nevada homeowners stay in their homes at the height of the recession were squandered by a Nevada contractor on excessive rent, holiday parties, employee gift cards and other lavishness.
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North Las Vegas police: Escaped homicide suspect recaptured
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - A homicide suspect has been recaptured, four days after he broke free from handcuffs and fled a Las Vegas-area police station. North Las Vegas police said law officers apprehended Alonso Perez, 25, at a residence about 8 p.m. Tuesday. Police did not release any ...
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The Weekend’s Best Bets
Brian Blessing, Bernie Fratto, Adam Hill and Matt Youmans post their best bets for college football and the NFL.
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Murder suspect who broke cuffs to escape linked to string of other violent crimes
In the weeks leading up to a fatal shooting over a trivial argument outside a North Las Vegas McDonald's, the alleged shooter, who later made headlines for shedding his handcuffs and escaping ...
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In Las Vegas, no neighborhood is safe from burglary
My wife, Patricia, and I drove out of town last weekend for some R&R. However, within minutes of driving onto our Summerlin street, the wonderful feeling of restoration that comes with three days on the waterfront turned into a high-anxiety downer.
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Panel studying Las Vegas stadium plan edges closer to recommendation
The committee considering a plan for a 65,000-seat, $1.9 billion domed football stadium on Thursday moved closer to developing a recommendation to deliver to Gov. Brian Sandoval.
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Who assumes biggest financial risk of a Las Vegas stadium? Panel tackles issue in latest meeting
What’s the risk each side of the stadium debate is willing to take? That question framed much of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee meeting Thursday afternoon as developers and public leaders tried to inch closer to a proposal that could trigger a recommendation to Gov. Brian Sandoval ...
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Pollster to speak at chamber event
Political consultant and pollster Frank Luntz will speak at the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Eggs & Issues breakfast this month.
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North Las Vegas set to add 18 new firefighters with help of grant
Eighteen new firefighters will be hired in North Las Vegas, with help from a $3.67 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response program.
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At Las Vegas conference, drone operators envision next step
Commercial-drone operators have received the green light to make money using drones and to fly in specific areas — now they are hungry for more.
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This week’s 5 best bets for nightlife in Las Vegas
Our nightlife picks this week include Borgore at Foxtail Nightclub and Motley Brews’ Open Container event.
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Police video shows Nevada murder suspect break cuffs, escape
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police video shows a Nevada homicide suspect handcuffed to a table in a police interview room twisting his body to muscle the hinge of handcuffs attaching his right wrist to one of the table's…
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Police: 2 injured in scooter crash after fleeing from officer
Two people suspected of stealing a package off a porch were hurt in a scooter crash after fleeing from a Metro Police officer, police spokeswoman Officer Laura Meltzer said. The male and female were taken to ...
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State higher education board tweaks process for hiring school presidents
The 13-member Board of Regents on Thursday voted unanimously to decrease the number of regents required to serve on presidential search committees, which previously called for six members. Under the revised rule, committees can have four to six regents.
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Las Vegas cops recapture man who killed father outside McDonald's
The slippery crook managed to get out of a pair of handcuffs while left unattended.
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Pair hospitalized after crashing moped while evading Las Vegas police
A man and woman are in the hospital after crashing a moped while evading Las Vegas police Thursday afternoon.
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Colorado man with ties to Nevada wanted in abduction case
A fugitive from Denver with known ties to Nevada is accused of abducting a man, holding him for ransom and physically assaulting him.
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5 inexpensive music shows in Las Vegas in the week ahead
This week’s lineup for budget-minded music fans includes Gus G and La Cachimba.
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Advocates press case for legal recreational marijuana
Legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Nevada would create thousands of jobs, reduce black market sales and generate millions of tax dollars for ...
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The Latest: Bail now $1.7M for man in escape, murder cases
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on charges against a Nevada homicide suspect who escaped from police custody on Friday and was arrested again on Tuesday (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A judge in North Las Vegas set bail at $1.62 million for a Nevada homicide suspect who was re-arrested ...
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Murder suspect caught on video breaking cuffs, escaping
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — A police chief showed video of a Nevada homicide suspect breaking a set of handcuffs before climbing onto a chair to remove a ceiling tile and escape from a North Las Vegas police interview room. Alonso Perez is seen twisting and muscling the hinge of the handcuffs attaching his right...
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$100K bail for homicide suspect accused of escaping police
A Las Vegas judge cited community safety and increased bail to $100,000 for a Nevada homicide suspect who was re-arrested four days after authorities say he broke a set of handcuffs and ...
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Readers select their Best of Las Vegas from 1982 through 2015
We have in our hands the reader’s picks for the Best of Las Vegas dating back to the beginning 35 years ago thanks to Linda Burley, digital marketing analyst at the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Noteworthy selections by readers from 1982 to 2015:
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Best of Las Vegas and Siena Deli each celebrate 35 years in the city
Located in Village Square at 9500 W. Sahara Ave. in Summerlin, Siena Deli originated on the east side and is one of the most popular and visited Italian delis in Sin City, catering to from the old at heart to the next generation of family members.
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As Las Vegas' NFL stadium marches toward reality, burning questions remain
Where did the Las Vegas stadium project come from? Who would get the profits? What development would surround it? Do residents get a say in any of this?
714 points by Las Vegas Sun | Las Vegas metropolitan area National Football League Las Vegas Sands Oakland Raiders Stadium Events Clark County Nevada Las Vegas Strip Tax
UberEATS food delivery service debuts in Las Vegas
Uber drivers are now take-out delivery drivers too. The ride-hailing company on Wednesday launched its UberEATS food delivery service in ...
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Clark County Museum exhibit details history behind air field that became Nellis Air Force Base
During World War II, Clark County created the Las Vegas Army Air Field to help train pilots how to use machine guns on bombers. In the 75 years since, it was renamed Nellis Air Force Base, which still has portions of the gunnery school air field. The county is honoring that history with its latest exhibit, “Training the Gunners: America’s First Flexible Gunnery School and the Las Vegas Army Air Field.”
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Las Vegas Girl Scouts deliver cookies, goodwill to Metro police officers
The Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada are working to make the world a better place, one cookie at a time. Last month, the group donated several hundred cases of its famous cookies to an organization it knew worked toward the same goal — the Metropolitan Police Department.
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Summerlin-area artist’s jewelry shines in gallery at Forum Shops
Jewelry designer Karen Leslie is the latest local artist to gain exposure on the Strip for her work. Her designs for Leslie K Creations are now part of The Gallery of Music & Art at the Forum Shops at Caesars.
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Canyon Springs High teacher waiting for a new heart
Summerlin resident Martin Vece is glad he lives in a world of medical advances. “If this was 20 years ago, I wouldn’t be here,” he said. Vece is awaiting a heart transplant.
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Natural Grocers opens first Las Vegas Valley locations in NLV, Henderson
In what were once Fresh & Easy locations, Natural Grocers celebrated its grand opening Aug. 9 in North Las Vegas at 6305 Simmons St. and in Henderson at 1660 W. Sunset Road.
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SEE IT: Las Vegas murdr suspect Alonso Perez escapes police
The video shows Alonso Perez — who was accused of killing a man who didn’t hold the door for a woman at McDonald’s — alone in an interrogation room after his arrest last Friday.
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‘She was a pioneer’
Thalia Dondero passes at 96
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Homicide suspect who escaped NLV police custody rearrested
The man who escaped North Las Vegas police custody Friday just hours after he was arrested in connection with a North Las Vegas homicide case was rearrested Tuesday, officials confirmed.
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Memorial event honors E. Parry Thomas, legacy
E. Parry Thomas , an icon within the community is gone, but his vision and efforts will live forever, people who knew him said Tuesday at a memorial in a ballroom at Encore.
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Las Vegas home prices move slightly lower in latest month
Las Vegas home prices inched lower last month from July but remained well above last year’s levels, and sales totals ramped up, a report being released Thursday shows.
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Las Vegas home prices take slight dip, but number of sales increases
Home prices dipped slightly last month in Southern Nevada, but sales volume increased despite a tight supply. The Greater Las Vegas Vegas Association of Realtors reported that the median sales price of single-family homes in Las Vegas was ...
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City launching negotiations to bring water to Faraday, Apex
Water could flow by March 2018 to Faraday Future and other tenants that might someday move into the Apex Industrial Complex.
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UNLV volleyball team dealt first loss by Chinese junior squad in exhibition
The UNLV volleyball team was dealt its first loss in seven matches this season, falling 3-1 in an exhibition against the Shandong China Junior Team on Wednesday at Cox Pavilion.
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‘Planets aligned’ for homicide suspect who escaped North Las Vegas police custody — VIDEO
A fluke and a little good fortune helped a homicide suspect escape North Las Vegas police custody Friday, officials explained Wednesday, the day after the suspect was recaptured.
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North Las Vegas City Council raises pay for city manager
On Wednesday, during work performance evaluation that was more than a year overdue, the North Las Vegas City Council credited Qiong Liu, the city manager, for helping to bolster the city’s financial fortunes.
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Police video shows slaying suspect breaking cuffs, escaping
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A police chief showed video of a Nevada homicide suspect breaking a set of handcuffs before climbing onto a chair to remove a ceiling tile and escape from a North Las Vegas police interview…
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Nevada gaming board recommends approvals of Palms, Aliante deals
The Nevada Gaming Control Board unanimously recommended approval of the acquisitions of the Palms by a subsidiary of Red Rock Resorts and the Aliante Hotel by Boyd Gaming.
208 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Casino Gaming Control Board Nevada Gaming Control Board Nevada Gaming Commission Nevada Clark County Nevada Station Casinos Las Vegas metropolitan area
Crime and safety news from around the valley, Sept. 8-14, 2016
Crime and safety news and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
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News from around the valley, Sept. 8-14, 2016
News and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
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RJ sports editor Bill Bradley, sports writer Matt Youmans talk NFL, sports betting — VIDEO
Review-Journal sports editor Bill Bradley welcomed RJ sports betting writer Matt Youmans for his bi-weekly Facebook Live lunchtime chat Wednesday.
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Northern-area Community Events Calendar, Sept. 8-14, 2016
Find events in the northern area and across the Las Vegas Valley.
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Summerlin Area Community Events Calendar, Sept. 8-14, 2016
Find events happening in the Summerlin area and around the Las Vegas Valley.
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East Valley-area Community Events Calendar, Sept. 8-14, 2016
Find events happening in the east valley area and across the Las Vegas Valley.
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