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Caesars to Build Non-Gaming Resort in Cabo

The Caesars Entertainment Corp. casino company says it plans to build a beachfront non-casino hotel in the Mexican city of Puerto Los Cabos. Company president and chief executive Mark Frissora announced Wednesday that the $200 million Caesars Palace resort will be the company's first Mexico property. Plans call for 500 rooms and suites, a 40,000-square-foot…

Reno Students Sues School District Over Pro-Gun T-Shirt

An eighth-grade student has filed a federal lawsuit accusing his northern Nevada school district of violating his First Amendment rights after he says he was told his pro-gun T-shirt violates the district's dress code. The suit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Reno alleges the Washoe County School District policy prohibiting depictions of "anything…

Lawyers Claim 3 Others Hurt in Copperfield Show

Lawyers for a British tourist who claims he was badly hurt taking part in an illusion by Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield told a judge on Wednesday that they've found three other people who were injured in Copperfield shows over the years. The three women came forward after hearing that Copperfield and the show's…

No One Injured in Shooting in Southeast Valley

Police say no injuries were reported after a man shot at his ex-girlfriend's father in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the 28-year-old man went to his ex-girlfriend's house in southeast Las Vegas on Tuesday night and confronted the woman's 54-year-old father. Las Vegas Police Lt. David Gordon says the man drew a handgun…

Route 91 Survivors Now Engaged After Meeting on Facebook Page

A Las Vegas couple that met in the aftermath of the October mass shooting is happily engaged. Shawna Bartlett and her fiance Steve Cady met on a Facebook support group for singles who survived the Oct. 1 shooting where a gunman killed 58 people and injured hundreds during the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Cady proposed…

Robbery Suspect on the Run

On April 24th, 2018, a male entered a local business near Buffalo and Desert Inn and used a weapon to steal money from employees. No persons were injured during the robbery. The incident was captured on video surveillance. Investigators from the LVMPD are hoping someone might have information that will lead to the identification of the suspect. See…

Knight's Engelland Nominated for 2 NHL Leadership Awards

He's been a leader on and off the ice - now Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland has been nominated for two league leadership awards. The King Clancy Memorial Trophy and The Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award. Engelland is also looking to be a leader on the ice once again when the Golden Knights host…

F-16 Crashes Near Lake Havasu

There's been another crash of an F-16 jet. Tuesday an F-16 crashed near Lake Havasu, Arizona. The crash happened when the jet was landing. The pilot was able to eject safely. The jet was from Luke Air Force Base in Arizona.

New Regent Appointed

A seat on the Nevada Board of Regents made vacant by now-Las Vegas Councilman Cedric Crear will be filled temporarily by North Las Vegas resident and MGM executive Anthony Williams. The Review-Journal reports that Gov. Brian Sandoval appointed Williams to the seat on Tuesday. Crear resigned from his seat this month after winning a special…