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Las Vegas Visitation Numbers Drop Slightly in 2017

Fewer people visited Las Vegas last year than did in 2016. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says more than 42.2 million people traveled to the destination. That's a 1.7% decrease. The agency attributed the drop to the mass shooting on 1 October and a temporary reduction in available rooms as several hotels underwent…

Death Toll In California Mudslides Hits 15

The death toll from the mudslides that struck Southern California climbed to 15 on Wednesday as rescue crews searched for anyone trapped, injured or dead in the onslaught that smashed homes and swept away cars. The torrential rainstorm that set off the disaster cleared out and was no longer a hindrance as searchers made their…

NYNY Casino Robbed

Las Vegas Metro Police say a man robbed the cage at the New York New York casino late Tuesday night. The suspect was armed with a handgun and was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash. He fled the casino through the south entrance. The suspect is still at large.

Pedestrian Killed in North Las Vegas

One teenager is dead a 2nd seriously hurt after they were hit by a car in North Las Vegas this afternoon. It happened at the intersection of Centennial and 5th Street. North Las Vegas Police say the teens were hit when the car left the roadway. Officers are working a serious auto/ped crash at Centennial/5th.…

Rain Leads to Swift Water Rescues in Las Vegas

Fast-moving waters have trapped several people in flooded washes in and around Las Vegas. Crews ran a number of swift-water rescues on Tuesday, the first in a wash near the Hard Rock Hotel. Clark County Fire spokesman Jon Klassen says hotel security found the man struggling against the current, and he was swept a half-mile…

Mark Davis has been chasing Jon Gruden for six years

Raiders owner Mark Davis began Jon Gruden’s introductory press conference with a proclamation. “Raider Nation, this is a big effin deal.” Davis called it the best day of his life. And he also let on that he has been trying to land Jon Gruden for the last six years. “I’ve felt for six years that…

Jon Gruden wants to improve the roster around Derek Carr

Jon Gruden has drooled over young quarterbacks in his time with ESPN, including Derek Carr. Now Gruden will get a chance to coach a quarterback he’s fond of. “He has a great arm talent. He’s athletic. He’s got natural leadership skills. He’s young. He’s in his prime. He’s healthy now,” Gruden said. “I think he’s…

Joe Arpaio To Run for Senate

Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced he plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Jeff Flake. The 85-year-old Arpaio is a Republican and close ally of President Donald Trump. Arpaio tweeted Tuesday he is seeking the post to support Trump’s agenda “in his mission to Make America Great Again.” Arpaio…

At Least 13 Dead In California Mudslides

At least 13 people were killed and homes were torn from their foundations Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month. Rescue crews used helicopters to pluck people from rooftops because trees and power lines blocked roads, and firefighters…

Home Sales The Best Ever In Las Vegas

Home sales in Las Vegas were among the best ever, last year. Home sales increased 11.7% in 2017, despite a shrinking inventory of homes for sale. Prices also ended the year up, with the median price for a single family home hitting $267,900 in December, up 14% from 2016.