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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…

Deputy Never Entered Florida High School During Shooting

A Florida sheriff says the deputy who was on duty at a high school where 17 people were massacred waited outside the building for about four minutes without ever going in. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel announced during a Thursday news conference that Deputy Scot Peterson resigned after being suspended without pay. Israel said he…

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…

Trump Talks Possibility Of Arming Teachers

President Donald Trump is continuing to talk about the possibility of arming teachers, saying he means concealed weapons for "gun adept teachers with military or special training experience - only the best." Trump spoke on Twitter Thursday morning. He tweeted: "I never said 'give teachers guns' like was stated on Fake News @CNN & @NBC."…

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.…

USA Women's Hockey Wins Gold!

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease. On the sport's biggest stage, against the Americans' greatest rival, with all her teammates leaning eagerly over the boards watching her every move,…

NBC Getting Tripped Up By Live Microphones During Olympic Coverage

Every two years, a miracle of technology unfolds: televising and streaming an Olympics with miles of cable, hundreds of cameras and producers who make split-second decisions on which pictures to beam halfway around the world. So it's with a certain irony that when NBC has had problems in Pyeongchang, it has all been very simple:…

President Trump Meets With Students

Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and pledged action, including the possibility of arming teachers. "I turned 18 the…