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Woman Injured In Shooting

A woman was shot and injured last night, while in her apartment. Las Vegas Metro Police say 2 women jumped onto the balcony of the woman's apartment at the Casa Vegas Condos on Vegas Valley Drive near Maryland Parkway. They then fired several shots through the sliding glass door hitting the woman. She was taken…

Small Earthquake Hits Southern California

A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-3.6 quake hit at about 11:20 Monday night. Its epicenter was about 3.6 miles northwest of Westwood. While the quake wasn't big enough to cause much damage, the USGS…

Gambler Wins $250K On 5 Team Parlay

A bettor at an MGM Resorts sportsbook hit a 5-team parlay Monday night, netting $250,000 on his $8500 bet. The unidentified bettor hit the first four legs on Sunday when the Ravens, Patriots, Chiefs and Raiders all covered as favorites. Last night the bettor had Detroit on the money line and the Lions won outright.…

MGM Resorts International Launches Campaign Focused On Entertainment Side Of It's Business

MGM Resorts International has launched a corporate campaign with a goal of showing its force within the entertainment industry, ending the notion that it is only a casino-operating company. The campaign debuted during the Emmy Awards Sunday. It highlights the array of entertainment options offered by the Las Vegas-based company, including award-winning shows, top-rated restaurants,…

Nevada State Lawmaker Announces Candidacy For NV Secretary of State

A first-term Nevada state lawmaker from Las Vegas says he’ll run as a Democrat next year against the incumbent Republican secretary of state. Assemblyman Nelson Araujo made the announcement Monday in a statement pointing to national political battles over voter identification and access. Araujo quickly followed with endorsements from party leaders including former U.S. Sen.…

24 Indicted For "Staging" Crashes On Las Vegas Roads

Nevada’s top state prosecutor says 24 people have been indicted in a scheme alleging they staged car crashes and filed about $500,000 worth of fraudulent insurance claims in Las Vegas. Attorney General Adam Laxalt said Monday the 68-count indictment filed last Thursday in Clark County District Court represents the largest multi-defendant case in the history…

Lawsuit Aims To Block Fracking On Nevada Federal Land

Environmentalists have sued a U.S. agency to try to stop it from allowing oil and gas drilling on a vast stretch of federal land in Nevada, where the government is reversing protections put in place nine months ago under the Obama administration. The Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity say the U.S. Bureau of…

Shrinking The Size Of Gold Butte National Monument

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that 6 of the 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration, be reduced in size. And that includes Nevada's Gold Butte National Monument. National monument designations add protections for lands with the goal of preserving them for future generations. The restrictions aren’t as stringent as national parks,…

Cracking Down On Fake Wedding Officiants

Clark County commissioners are looking to give county clerks the authority to fine people who perform marriage ceremonies without the state's authorization in an effort to prevent fake marriages. The commissioners will vote Tuesday to allow county clerks to fine fake wedding officiants up to $1,500 for each unlawful marriage they perform. County Clerk Lynn…

Man Killed Trying To Stop North Las Vegas Robbery Suspect

Authorities are trying to identify a Las Vegas theft suspect who fatally ran over a man who tried to stop the woman from fleeing the scene. North Las Vegas police say detectives looked through surveillance video and have photos of the female suspect the SUV she was driving that has California license plates. Police say…