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McCarran Airport Sets Up Marijuana "Amnesty Boxes"

People catching a flight at the airport in Las Vegas can now get rid of any leftover weed before taking to the skies thanks to metal receptacles installed outside the facility. Ten green metal containers were set up last week at McCarran International Airport in response to county officials banning marijuana possession and advertising at…

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Wind Advisory Issued For Southern Nevada

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM PST /9 AM MST/ TO 10 PM PST/11 PM MST/ THURSDAY...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM PST /9 AM MST/ TO 10 PM PST /11 PM MST/ THURSDAY.* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THURSDAY MORNING, PEAK THURSDAY…

Bobblehead Hall of Fame Unveils Marc-Andre Fluery Bobblehead

This morning, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a limited-edition bobblehead featuring Vegas Golden Knights goaltender, Marc-Andre Fleury. This is the first bobblehead ever produced of a Vegas Golden Knights player in the team’s uniform. On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the Vegas Golden Knights selected Marc-Andre Fleury from the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2017 NHL Expansion…

Search On For Man Trying To Lure Boy Into Car

Las Vegas Metro Police are searching for a man who tried to lure a boy into his car. The man approached the 7-year-old boy February 12 on a rural road in northwest Las Vegas. Police say the boy had been riding his bike to school when the man tried to get him into his car.…

An Unfinished Stadium Will Not Be Left in Las Vegas

What if the Raiders change their mind and abandon a half finished nfl stadium? They have to pay to return the site to it's original condition. While it's not likely to happen the Clark County Commissioners want to make sure that a half finished structure would not be left as an eyesore on the site.…

Proposed Arena Parking Requirements Waived By County

County officials have waived parking and other development standards for a planned entertainment arena just off the Las Vegas Strip. Clark County commissioners on Wednesday approved zoning and land use permits for the 18,000-seat Madison Square Garden Sphere Las Vegas. The project is being developed by the Madison Square Garden Company and Las Vegas Sands,…

Ski Resort Plans for Low Snow Winters

A Lake Tahoe ski resort is developing a plan to improve skiing during low-snow seasons by removing boulders and trees from several runs. Heavenly Mountain Resort's plan calls for widening a dozen trails and removing potentially hundreds or even thousands off trees. The hope is to reduce skier and snowboard traffic bottlenecks on busy days…

NTSB Report Says Helicopter Spun Twice Before Crashing in Grand Canyon

A preliminary report released Wednesday says a sightseeing helicopter made at least two 360-degree turns before crashing in the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists and injuring three other tourists and the pilot. The National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report doesn't say what caused the Feb. 10 crash, but aviation expert Jerry Kidrick said the…

Man Shot To Death Tuesday

A man was shot and killed on Vernon Avenue, Tuesday night. According to Las Vegas Metro Police, the victim was a man in his 30's. Witnesses said there was a fight in front of a house that led to the gunfire and that the fight might have been part of a vehicle auction deal gone…