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Staffing Levels Could Lead To Stadium Delay

Staffing levels at Clark County's Public Works Department could lead to delays in the construction of the new Raiders stadium as well as other construction projects. Staffing levels are still well below what they were before the great recession. 22 public construction projects have been administered on average, each year for the last 4 years.…

Road Rage Shooting

Two people fired shots at each other during a hit and run that turned into a road rage incident in North Las Vegas, Wednesday. It started in the area of Cheyenne and MLK when one vehicle began following another. Once they arrived at the intercetion of Revere and Colton, both drivers got out of their…

Bringing Gaming and Legal Marijuana Together

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered a committee to make policy recommendations on the interactions between the state's gambling and recreational marijuana industries. Sandoval on Wednesday issued an executive order summoning the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee. Nevada launched legal sales of recreational pot on July 1. Sandoval is calling on the committee to address various…

Vegas Doctor Barred From Treating Medicare and Medicaid Patients

A Las Vegas doctor, who was sentenced in July to three years of probation and seven days in jail for gross lewdness involving female patients, has been barred from treating Medicare and Medicaid patients. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced Wednesday Dr. Jorge Burgos is on a federal exclusion list that bars him from treating…

Addressing Clark County's Pigeon Problem

The problem of pigeons is being addressed by the Clark County Commission. Commissioners want to develop a plan to combat people who feed the flying rodents. People are feeding the birds then they are leaving their droppings covering roofs, awnings and cars. The commission is looking at several solutions, including a new ordinance that would…

New Homes Go Up In Flames

A group of new homes under construction near Russell Road and Hollywood Blvd, went up in flames overnight. Clark County fire crews were called to the scene about 3:30 this morning. Several of the partially built homes were destroyed in the fire.

Fatal Crash Involving A Police Vehicle

One person is dead after being involved in a crash with a Metro police cruiser. The person crashed into the rear of the police vehicle near Las Vegas Blvd and Serene. The officer suffered minor injuries in the crash.

High School Teams Involved In Football Game Fight, Punished

The fight that broke out at the Canyon Springs - Basic High Schools football game last Friday has resulted in both teams forfeiting that game. Each team will also forfeit it's next game according to the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association. Police had to use pepper spray to break up the fight.

No Pot Lounges In Clark County, For Now

Officials with authority over the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday decided to wait until the city of Denver approves the nation’s first marijuana club before they further discuss licensing and regulating pot lounges in Sin City. Nevada launched legal sales of recreational pot on July 1, and there’s been heavy demand from tourists. But the…

Woman Injured In Shooting

A woman was shot and injured last night, while in her apartment. Las Vegas Metro Police say 2 women jumped onto the balcony of the woman's apartment at the Casa Vegas Condos on Vegas Valley Drive near Maryland Parkway. They then fired several shots through the sliding glass door hitting the woman. She was taken…