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June 06, 2018 - 1:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) – The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will close north and southbound U.S. Highway 95 at Interstate 15 from 10 p.m., tonight, until 5 a.m., June 7, in downtown Las Vegas. However, Interstate 15 and the “Spaghetti Bowl” interchange ramps will remain open. The temporary...
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June 05, 2018 - 2:47 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - In celebration of Jr. WNBA Week, Commissioner Lawrence Weekly and the Las Vegas Aces will host a youth basketball clinic from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center at 1625 W. Carey Avenue. Aces players will lead shooting, passing,...
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June 05, 2018 - 1:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas resort and casino has begun drawing power from a dedicated solar power plant in western Nevada. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the 160-acre (65-hectare) Wynn Solar Facility went online Saturday outside Fallon, about 375 miles (604 kilometers) from the Las Vegas...
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June 05, 2018 - 1:28 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - The Las Vegas City Council will recognize a local student who is the Nevada winner of the National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest at the Wednesday, June 6, City Council meeting following the 8:30 a.m. Redevelopment Agency meeting in Council Chambers on the second floor of...
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June 04, 2018 - 2:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas have identified a 38-year-old tour operator from Vietnam found dead with a man in a hotel room in what police are calling a double killing carried out by an unknown assailant. The Clark County coroner said Monday that Sang Boi Nghia (NEE'-ha) died of...
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June 04, 2018 - 12:41 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal officials have awarded more money under an anti-terrorism grant to tourist hotspots such as Las Vegas and Orlando after deciding to include the number of visitors and high-profile special events when calculating the risk of an attack. The Urban Area Security Initiative...
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June 04, 2018 - 12:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - With triple digits expected all week, Clark County Fire Department and Emergency Management officials are reminding residents that heat can pose serious health risks to anyone in our region especially children, the elderly and people with poor circulation and weight problems. “...
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June 01, 2018 - 3:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 51-year-old Nevada inmate who was serving up to five years in prison for a violent crime in Clark County has died. The Nevada Department of Corrections said Friday that Lantze Eichinger died Tuesday at a hospice care facility in Las Vegas. Eichinger had only recently arrived at...
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June 01, 2018 - 2:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A confessed killer who has lost several appeals of his life-without-parole sentence in the May 1997 rape and strangulation of a 7-year-old girl in a southern Nevada casino restroom is trying now for a chance at parole. Attorneys for Jeremy Strohmeyer asked a state court judge in...
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June 01, 2018 - 1:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Water officials in Las Vegas are upping the ante in efforts to get people to replace water-hogging lawns with native desert landscaping. The Southern Nevada Water Authority on Thursday approved paying residents and business owners $3-per-square-foot to rip out thirsty grass in the...
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