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September's Pot Sales In Nevada Exceed Expectations

The latest data shows Nevada recreational marijuana sales continue to surge. Data released Monday by the Nevada Department of Taxation says the state’s licensed and regulated cannabis dispensaries sold approximately $27.7 million in recreational marijuana in September. That’s more than $5 million more than Nevada’s projected sales for the month. That’s down from August’s sales…

Nevada Death Row Inmate Upset At Execution Delay

The Nevada death row inmate whose execution was postponed last week has been placed back on suicide watch and is complaining to a judge that he’s suffering what he calls an open-ended and unnecessary delay, according to a prison official and a court document. Scott Raymond Dozier was returned to suicide watch at Ely State…

Allegiant Air And Flight Attendants Reach Labor Agreement

Flight attendants at Allegiant Air will vote on a labor contract that their union reached after six years of negotiations and one rejected agreement. The Transport Workers Union said Tuesday that a tentative agreement with Allegiant raises flight attendants’ pay by up to 33 percent over five years and includes increases in vacation and compensation…

October Busiest Month Ever For McCarran International Airport

Officials say a tally of travelers shows the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history didn't deter people from flying into and out of Las Vegas. McCarran International Airport reported Monday that October edged out July as the busiest month ever for people traffic at the nation's eighth-busiest airport, with 4.3 million arriving and departing passengers.…

Nevada Asking Feds To Continue Funding CHIP

Nevada is asking the federal government for $11.3 million to continue the state's Children's Health Insurance Program while Congress decides if it will renew funding for the decades-old program. State Health and Human Services spokeswoman Chrystal Main says the request to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would keep the Nevada Check Up…

1 Flu Death Reported In Clark County

Southern Nevada health officials say a young child has died from the flu. The Southern Nevada Health District did not release many details Monday but said the child was 4-years old or younger and lived in Clark County. The department said it's the first reported death from the flu in the county this season but…

Las Vegas Woman Stabs Boyfriend To Death

A man was stabbed to death this morning by his girlfriend. It happened in a home near Pecos and Bonanza. Las Vegas Metro Police say the woman reportedly had taken prescription pills and was trying to harm herself when her boyfriend intervened. that's whan she stabbed him in the back and chest. the woman was…

Barricade In Northeast Valley, Over

A barricade situation that began Monday evening in the northeast valley has ended. A Metro SWAT team responded to the report of a man barricaded in a home near Pecos and Owens - after the residents of the home came home and found one of the women's estranged husbands in the house with a shotgun…

It's Been 37 Years Since The MGM Grand Fire

Today marks the anniversary of one of the worst disasters in Las Vegas history - the fire at the MGM Grand. The hotel caught fire around 7 in the morning on November 21, 1980. Of the 5000 people staying at the resort, 85 were killed and more than 600 injured. The MGM Grand fire resulted…