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HENDERSON PREPARES FOR RECREATIONAL POT SALES

Residents of Henderson will no longer have to travel inside Las Vegas city limits to buy recreational marijuana. The Henderson City Council on Tuesday approved applications from five medical marijuana dispensaries that could allow the facilities to start selling marijuana for recreational use as early as Friday. The council approved a moratorium on sales in…

Missing Mandalay Bay Security Guard To Appear on "Ellen"

The Mandalay Bay security guard who first encountered the Route 91 shooter will be on the Ellen Degeneres show today. Questions about the whereabouts of Jesus Campos grew after Campos canceled 5 interviews in the wake of the shooting, then disappeared. MGM Resorts, the owner of Mandalay Bay, is a sponsor of the Ellen DeGeneres…

The WNBA Is Coming To Las Vegas in 2018

All of a sudden, Las Vegas is a hotbed of pro sports Tuesday, it was announced the the WNBA franchise based in San Antonio was purchased by MGM Resorts, and will be moving to Las Vegas for the 2018 season. The move of the team from San Antonio to Las Vegas has already been approved…

Metal Posts Going Up on Strip To Protect Pedestrians

Starting today, crews will be installing metal posts along the Strip, posts meant to protect pedestrians from vehicles coming up on the sidewalks. The movement for installation of the posts, known as bollards, gained momentum after a woman drove up on the sidewalk in front of Planet Hollywood back in December of 2015, killing one.…

Clark County Graduation Rates Rising

The Nevada Department of Education released the latest graduation rates for state high schools on Monday, and the numbers look good for Clark County The graduation rate for Clark County high schools is now at 82 percent, an increase of almost 8 percentage points from last year. The data released Monday looks only at districts.The…

Stabbing at Clark High School

A 16 year old girl suffered non life-threatening wounds after she was stabbed by a 14 year old girl Monday afternoon at Clark High School near Arville and Pennwood After the incident police say the 14 year old left the school, and Clark was placed on a "hard" lockdown, meaning no one could leave their…

1 Year Old Killed In Hit and Run Crash

Authorities say a 1-year-old boy died after he was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in at the falimy's apartment complext near Gowan and Nellis.. Metro Police Department Lt. Grant Rogers says the baby was playing in the street along with other neighborhood children when the vehicle struck the child. The driver fled the…

5 Dead Over The Weekend On Valley Roads

Another deadly weekend on the Valley roads. In total, five people were killed. The worst of the crashes happened on Saturday night when a Jeep went over a median and slammed into a pickup at Stephanie and Russell. Two people in the Jeep, and the driver of the pickup, were killed. Meanwhile, a motorcyclist died…