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Conor McGregor Completes Nevada Imposed Community Service

UFC star Conor McGregor has completed the 25 hours of community service imposed by Nevada officials following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference last year in Las Vegas. A document obtained by The Associated Press shows McGregor talked with children and teenagers in Dublin about “physical and verbal bullying.”…

Nevada Sees Big Job Gains

Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states in June, and the unemployment rate fell to record lows in two states, evidence that the job market is getting tighter across much of the country. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates fell in 10 states and rose in only 2. Rates were stable in…

Sean Spicer Resigns

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned his position Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending President Donald Trump must-see TV. He said Trump’s White House “could benefit from a clean slate.” Spicer quit in protest over the hiring of a new White House communications director, New York financier…

Protesters Arrested At Senator Heller's Las Vegas Office

A health-care protest at Sen. Dean Heller's Las Vegas office ended in five people being detained by authorities. Las Vegas Metro Police Officer Larry Hadfield said the five people detained on Thursday were expected to be released with unspecified citations. This is the second time this week that police have had to respond to Heller's…

Travel To North Korea To Be Banned For American Citizens

U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier, who passed away after falling into a coma into a North Korean prison. The officials said Friday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had determined to implement a "geographical travel restriction" for…

Polygamous Town Upset At Takeover

A polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border is appealing an overhaul of its government operations that was ordered in response to a verdict that found nonbelievers were denied police protection, building permits and water hookups on the basis of religion. The sister towns of Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, will be under court supervision…

Free Drinks May Be Leaving "Local" Bars

A comped drink monitoring system that Caesars Entertainment installed in all it's strip casino's last year, now may be making it's way to Las Vegas' local bars. The system monitors how much your gambling to let bartenders know if you've earned a free drink. Don't play fast enough, no free drinks for you. Lights on…

Man Dead After Shooting

A man is dead after being shot last night, in what police believe may have been a case of self defense. Las Vegas Metro Police say the gunman was apparently trying to protect a woman who was being beaten by her boyfriend. It happened in an apartment parking lot near Decatur and Alta. Police say…

Woman Charged After Kids Left In Car

A Las Vegas woman is facing charges after leaving 2 kids in her car while she ran into a store. It happened at the Smiths on Flamingo near Sandhill. A security guard at the store flagged down a police officer to report the kids in the car. An announcement was made on the stores loudspeaker…