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Nevada Death Row Inmate Trying to Kill Himself

Prison officials say Nevada death row inmate Scott Dozier has gone to great lengths to kill himself while awaiting execution, including attempting to obtain drops of a deadly drug on a piece of paper sent through prison mail. They also intercepted mail from the convicted killer's sister with instructions on how to cut the jugular…

Nevada 1st State to Have a Female Majority Legislature

Nevada became the first state in the U.S. with an overall female majority in the Legislature on Tuesday when county officials in Las Vegas appointed two women to fill vacancies in the state Assembly. The appointments of Democrats Rochelle Thuy Nguyen and Beatrice "Bea" Angela Duran to two Las Vegas-area legislative seats give women 51…

AZ Gov to Appoint Rep Martha McSally to Fill McCain's Senate Seat

Arizona's governor has named Rep. Martha McSally to replace U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl in the U.S. Senate seat that belonged to Sen. John McCain. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday that McSally will take over after Kyl's resignation becomes effective Dec. 31. McSally last month lost a race for Arizona's other Senate seat to Democratic…

Wynn Dealers Tips Lawsuit Tossed

A lawsuit filed by dealers at the Wynn resort has been thrown out by a judge. The dealers are seeking to gain lost tips totaling millions of dollars. U.S. District Judge Robert Jones said a new national law regulating tipping, invalidates the dealers argument. The dealers say they will appeal to the 9th Circuit Court…

Home Sales Drop in Las Vegas Valley in November

Home sales in Las Vegas dropped in November. At the same time the housing inventory increased by 30% from the same month last year. The Re/Max national housing report shows a little slowing in the las vegas market, but it is still doing quite well. The median sales price is holding at $275,000, which is…

Bettor Wins Big on NFL Parlay

One lucky bettor turned a $20 wager into $50,000 during week 15 of the NFL. The person made the 12-leg parlay bet at the Alamo casino near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The winning ticket cashed for a 2500/1 payout.

Taking the Next Step to Change the Airport's Name

The Clark County Commission is taking the next step to rename McCarran International Airport. Today the commissioners are scheduled to act on a resolution that will be submitted to the FAA. The request is to change the name to Harry Reid Las Vegas International Airport. The original proposal was made by Governor-elect, County Commissioner, Steve…

Golden Knights Drop One in Columbus 1-0

Nick Foligno scored 40 seconds into the third period, Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Vegas Golden Knights 1-0 on Monday night. Foligno found the rebound after Seth Jones' shot and knocked it past goalie Malcolm Subban from the doorstep. "We deserved this one," said Foligno, who played in…

Las Vegas Family Suing Boy Scouts

A Las Vegas family is suing the Boy Scouts of America after their son was hit in the eye by an arrow while attending a Scouting event. The lawsuit filed last week in Nevada court alleges that the boy was at a multi-day camping event in February 2016 that features outdoor and "dangerous activities" including…

Nevada Wolf Pack Up to #6 in Latest AP Poll

Nevada has climbed one spot to No. 6 in the new Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll. Kansas, Duke and Tennessee lead the rankings for the second week in a row. Michigan is fourth and Virginia fifth. The 11-0 Wolf Pack benefited from Gonzaga's drop four places to 8th after losing to North…