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Legal Recreational Pot Sales May Begin July 1 After All

Nevada's marijuana regulators may have found a way around a judge's order that threatens to block the state's first recreational pot sales scheduled to begin next month. Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed onto an emergency regulation intended to allow recreational sales to begin July 1 at some existing medical dispensaries. Nevada Department of Taxation spokeswoman…

Golden Knights Full Season Schedule Released

Here is the full schedule for the inaugural season of the Vegas Golden Knights:   October Oct. 6 at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Arizona, 6 p.m. Oct. 10 vs. Arizona, 7 p.m. Oct. 13 vs. Detroit, 7 p.m. Oct. 15 vs. Boston, 4 p.m. Oct. 17 vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m. Oct. 21 vs.…

Barricade Situation Ends

Two people are in custody this morning following an hours long barricade situation after a robbery that took place Thursday night in the Desert Shores neighborhood near Rampart and Lake Mead Blvds. The suspects did not have any hostages and the neighborhood did not have to be evacuated.

Man Shot At Bally's

One person was injured this morning when he was shot in the parking lot outside Bally's casino on the strip. That person has been hospitalized. Las Vegas Metro Police say the man's injuries are minor. No suspect is in custody. A large section of a parking lot near East Flamingo and Linq Lane was taped…

Flight Receives Threat At McCarran Airport

A flight leaving McCarran International Airport today, stopped before takeoff after it received a non-credible threat. The pilot of the American Airlines flight stopped the plane on the tarmac and asked to have a security check of the plane. Dogs were used to sweep the cargo area and all the luggage and all passengers were…

Did Vegas Get The Best NHL Expansion Draft Team, Ever?

Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley has repeatedly said he wants to win the Stanley Cup within the first six years of his new team’s existence. After Vegas came away with a jackpot from the expansion draft, Foley’s franchise goalie is even bolder. “Let’s do it earlier,” Marc-Andre Fleury said Thursday. “Why wait six years?…

5 Heat Related Deaths In Clark County Since Saturday

Five people have died from the excessive heat since Saturday, according to the Clark County Coroner's Office. There have been many more than four deaths, but the others have not been confirmed to be related to the heat.Tuesday's high tied the all time record of 117-degrees in Las Vegas, and an excessive heat warning has…

Sisolak To Declare Candidacy For Governor

Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak is expected to officially declare his candidacy for Nevada Governor, today. The 63 year old democrat has long been expected to make a run for Carson City to replace Governor Sandoval who is termed out. Sisolak will be the 1st major candidate to formally announce. Republican Attorney General Adam…

Body Found In Car Fire

Las Vegas firefighters were dispatched to a vehicle fire in the intersection of Castor Tree Way and Chandler Mews Drive, near Smoke Ranch & Rainbow, at 4:40 a.m. Thursday. On arrival firefighters found the interior of the car fully involved.  When flames were knocked down, the body of a person was found behind the steering…