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UMC Ordered to Pay $820,000 in Wages Lawsuit

Nevada's public hospital in Las Vegas has been ordered to pay nearly $820,000 in sanctions and attorney fees for failing to produce required emails, text messages and computer records in an ongoing federal employee wages lawsuit. University Medical Center has until Dec. 5 to pay the penalty in the civil case alleging that thousands of…

Governor-Elect Sisolak Engaged

Nevada Governor-elect Steve Sisolak announced his engagement Monday, to his girlfriend of 5 years, Kathy Ong. The two met at their local gym. She is a native Nevadan, born in Ely. She is the co-founder and director of Hobbs, Ong & Associates. The date and wedding details have not been announced. So happy to announce…

Raiders Las Vegas Stadium Taking Shape

The Las Vegas stadium that will be the new home of the NFL Oakland Raiders appears to be on track with its construction schedule. The Las Vegas Sun reports that the steel skeleton of the future $1.8 billion venue is taking shape behind the Strip. The 65,000-seat stadium is scheduled to be completed by July 31, 2020.…

7-Eleven Slot Machines Robbed

A slot machine at a 7-Eleven on Blue Diamond near Durango was robbed this morning. Three men with their faces covered went into the convenience store with crowbars, telling one employee to get on the ground and a second, not to move. The men broke open 3 slot machines and took out the cash box…

Dr. Miriam Adelson Among Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and they include the wife of a major Republican Party donor, the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history, Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth. Trump will also posthumously recognize the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Medals are going to Miriam Adelson,…

Bruins 4, Golden Knights 1

After a rough couple of seasons, Jaroslav Halak is at the top of his game again. Halak stopped 37 shots to help the Boston Bruins to a 4-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday night. "We've seen it from Day 1," Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said of Halak, who signed with the Bruins…

Chargers Beat Raiders 20-6

Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes, Melvin Gordon gained 165 yards and the Los Angeles Chargers won their sixth straight game, 20-6 over the struggling Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Rivers bounced back from a first quarter with no completions to throw an 11-yard TD pass to Keenan Allen in the second quarter to give the…

Fatal Shooting Being Investigated as a Homicide

Authorities say a fatal shooting near Las Vegas Boulevard is being investigated as a homicide. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say the shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say one person was declared deceased and another person was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The names, ages and genders of the two people weren't…

Thomas, UNLV beat San Diego St. 27-24, end 6-game skid

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lexington Thomas had 21 carries for 133 yards and two touchdowns, including a go-ahead 75-yarder with 3:27 to play, to help UNLV beat San Diego State 27-24 on Saturday night and snap a six-game losing streak. Darren Woods Jr. had four receptions for 100 yards for UNLV (3-8, 1-5 Mountain West),…

McCarran Air Traffic Controller Becomes Incapacitated, Goes Silent

Federal and airport authorities said Friday they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. "No safety events occurred during this incident," the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement about what officials said…