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Vacant downtown Las Vegas motel catches fire

Squatters were seen leaving a vacant downtown motel that caught fire this morning, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. The fire at the old El Cid motel, 233 S. Sixth St., was reported about ...

UNLV's Joel Ntambwe grabs league's weekly award for efforts against BYU

He?s the first UNLV player to be honored this season by the league ...

Actor Geoffrey Rush accused of sexual misconduct

"Orange Is the New Black" actress Yael Stone alleged actor Geoffrey Rush engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior when they starred in "The Diary of a Madman" in 2010. Speaking to The New York Times , the 33-year-old said Rush danced naked in front of her in their dressing room, used a mirror to ...

After the Fed's likely rate hike this week, all bets are off

Having raised interest rates with steady regularity in recent months, the Federal Reserve may embrace a new message this week: Flexibility. On Wednesday, the Fed is set to announce its fourth rate hike of the year. But after this week, no one is sure what it ...

Prosecutors charge 2 involved in Flynn's Turkish lobbying

Two men involved in a Turkish lobbying campaign led by former National Security adviser Michael Flynn have been charged with illegally lobbying in a case related to ...

Police: Man dies after being hit by car while jaywalking

Authorities say a Las Vegas man has died after being hit by a car. Metro Police say the incident happened Sunday around 10:20 p.m. near the intersection of ...

Cremated remains stolen from Las Vegas post office

A Las Vegas cremation service is offering a reward for stolen cremated remains. KVVU-TV in Las Vegas reported today that Las Vegas Cremations is hoping a $3,000 reward will lead to the return of ...

Immigration arrests up in ICE zone covering Nevada

Arrests of people suspected of living in the U.S. illegally have increased 24 percent in a four-state region since President Donald Trump entered office, mirroring a ...

Meghan's father Thomas Markle appeals to her to call home

Thomas Markle appealed to his daughter Meghan to call home, saying Monday they hadn't spoken since her wedding to Prince Harry in May. The former actress, now known as the Duchess of Sussex, has ignored his attempts to ...

U.S. conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

An intense spate of six U.S. airstrikes on a coastal town in Somalia, in which 62 people were killed, were pre-emptive strikes to prevent a major extremist attack, according to ...

Senate report: Russia social media influence efforts ongoing

A report compiled by private researchers and expected to be released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee says that "active and ongoing" Russian interference operations still exist on ...

White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite ...

Earth, Wind & Fire, Kenny Loggins returning to the Strip

Tickets for both limited engagements go on sale Friday.

That 'live check' promises cash, but there's a catch

Have you received a preapproved offer in the mail this holiday season that looks like a check, made out to you and ready to cash? Before you rush to the bank, visions of presents dancing in your head, know that it's not free cash ...

Saudi Arabia can?t be trusted

The moral underpinnings of our relationship with Saudi Arabia have been shaken badly.

Vegas GM McPhee happy with team's depth, ?loves the way Eakin has stepped up?

The team that had no players a year and a half ago has built itself some enviable depth ....

Ahead of inauguration, Sisolak outlines priorities for Nevada's future

Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak will be the first Democrat in the office in 20 years when he is inaugurated Jan. 7. Sisolak?s first priorities are implementing gun background checks and ...

Metro Police still seeking break in 2007 cold-case slaying

Michael Lucas? life ended with two gunshots on Aug. 9, 2007. Officers responding to reports of early-morning blasts in the 1600 block of D. Street arrived to find his body in the yard of a vacant house. A gunman was never identified ...

The List: Nonprofit groups, Dec. 17, 2018

Find out about nonprofit groups. This week, we rank them by revenue reported as of November.

Better Business Bureau boss working to build trust between buyers and sellers

George Cartwright is president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Nevada, whose mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust ? ?that of an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers trust each other,? he says.

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