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Officers Fired 58 Shots at Suspect Who Did Not Obey Orders

Seven Las Vegas police officers fired a combined 58 shots in the killing of an 18-year-old who had an assault-style rifle in a stolen SUV that drove toward officers, a department official said Monday. Two of the shots struck Terrence Dewayne White Jr., who died early Thursday after he slammed into a police vehicle near…

Golden Knights Announce Preseason Schedule

Before you know it, it will be hockey season again. The Vegas Golden Knights have released their preseason schedule for 2018. The Golden Knights will host the Phoenix Coyotes on September 16. There will be 4 home and 3 away preseason games with the Coyotes, Kings Avalanche and Sharks. Training camp will be held at…

UPDATE: Missing Swimmer's Body Found

UPDATE: The body of a California man has been recovered, a day after he disappeared while swimming at the Lake Mohave reservoir on the Colorado River, a National Park Service official said Monday. Park rangers and police from nearby Bullhead City, Arizona, found the body of the 44-year-old man from San Jose, California, in the…

President Trump Coming to Las Vegas this Weekend

President Donald Trump will be in Las Vegas on Saturday to headline the Nevada Republican Party's annual convention and appear at a fundraiser with Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller. The Nevada Republican Party confirmed Monday that the president would be speaking at the event at the Suncoast hotel-casino in northwest Las Vegas. Heller's campaign spokesman…

Gas Prices Drop in Las Vegas

Gasoline prices in the Las Vegas area are following the national downward trend. GasBuddy.com reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area is $3.27. That's according to a survey of 649 gas stations. Gas prices in Las Vegas Sunday were about 2 cents a gallon lower than a week ago…

Some State Board Members Making More Than The Governor

A Nevada audit has found that a number of state boards and commissions are breaking state law by paying their directors more than the governor. The Nevada Appeal reports the audit made public last week shows 12 percent of the boards reviewed were in violation of the state statute limiting salaries to 95 percent of…

Conservation Group Raising Funds for Nevada Parks

A conservation nonprofit that previously raised $80 million is using more funds to pay for improvements at Nevada's Great Basin National Park and Death Valley National Park on the Nevada-California border, among others. The Review-Journal reports the San Francisco-based Fund for People in Parks has raised more than $800,000 for 30 projects at 11 different…

Compulsive Video Game Playing Now a Mental Health Problem

For video game addicts, it might soon be "game over." In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the World Health Organization said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition. The statement confirmed the fears of many parents but led some critics to warn that it may…

Argument Leads to Fatal Stabbing

One man is dead after being stabbed near a strip mall on Maryland Parkway near Sahara. Two men were walking together near the mall when they began arguing and one man stabbed the other several times. Other people in the area tried to render first aid, but the victim died. The suspect fled the scene.

Two Arrested in Connection with String of Salon Robberies

Two people have been arrested in connection with a series of salon robberies around Henderson. 50-year-old Kenneth McDougall and 25-year-old Jesenia Guerrero are facing a number of charges including three counts of felony burglary and misdemeanor charges of conspiracy to commit burglary. The pair is accused of robbing eight salons between February 18 and June…