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LVMPD Investigating Morning Shooting

Las Vegas Metro police are investigating a shooting near Sahara and Sloan. Police say they received a domestic disturbance call around 7:30 a.m.  The man involved left the scene before police arrived. A second call came from the same Mossy Oaks Lane home around 9:05 a.m. reporting a shooting. A woman who was shot in…

Nevada Applies For Federal Drone Program

Nevada officials applied for one of five guaranteed spots in a federal program intended to increase the number and complexity of drone flights. The Federal Aviation Administration sees the program as a way to further integrate drones with national airspace. While state officials see it as a way to solidify Nevada as a key hub…

LVMPD Looking For Suspect In "Good Samaritan" Shooting Death

Las Vegas Metro police are searching for a shooter who killed a man as he attempted to stop a robbery. Las Vegas police have released a surveillance video of the Dec. 1 shooting in hopes of getting leads on the shooter’s identity. According to police, Colton Sawyer was killed chasing after the armed robber who had taken…

Largest CA Wildfire Eyes Neighborhoods Near Los Angeles

Flames from the largest and most destructive Southern California wildfire churned toward coastal and mountain communities northwest of Los Angeles on Thursday, disrupting travel on a major highway and triggering more evacuations. A more favorable wind forecast still called for potentially dangerous gusts, but ones not likely to approach historic levels forecasters had feared, according…

California Wildfires Grow

The biggest and most destructive of several wildfires burning in Southern California has scorched more than 101 square miles. State fire authorities say the fire burning in Ventura County about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles is also considered a threat to 12,000 structures Wednesday. Dozens of homes have burned since the fire erupted Monday…

Raiders catch another break; Chiefs suspend top cornerback

The Raiders passing game will have an easier matchup this sunday, as the Chiefs have suspended cornerback Marcu Peters for one game. In Sunday’s loss to the Jets, Peters threw an official’s flag into the stands. Marcus Peters keeping it G with the officials pic.twitter.com/wqZO2xNgAg — Pop Culture (@popcuItur) December 4, 2017 The NFL did…

Nevada Tourism Highlighted

Nevada is highlighting its statewide tourism industry, not only the world-famous attractions of Las Vegas, before business representatives from around the globe. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday addressed the dozens of tourism industry representatives gathered in Las Vegas for the 2017 Governor's Global Tourism Summit. He told attendees of the two-day conference that the…

Housing Inventory Dropping In Southern Nevada

Home prices in Las Vegas were up 8.8% last month over November 2016, even though they slipped 0.7% from October. The median sales price of single-family homes in November was $261,150. In the meantime, the number of houses for sales in Las Vegas keeps tumbling. Inventory was down 5.4% from October and 33.1% from a…

Nevada Taxable Sales Up in September

State figures show Nevada's taxable sales increased by 4 percent in September compared to the same month last year. Numbers from the Nevada Department of Taxation show that taxable sales reached nearly $5 billion that month with increases reported in 11 of the 17 counties in the state. Revenue at bars and restaurants increased by…

Homeless Population Booming On West Coast

The nation’s homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released its annual Point in Time count Wednesday, a report that showed nearly…