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Clark County Looking at Building a 2nd Airport

Clark County is reviving plans to build a new airport in the Ivanpah Valley. Clark County Commissioners voted unanimously to conduct and environmental impact study on land between Jean and Primm, along the 15. According to the Clark County Director of Aviation, the new airport would supplement McCarran International Airport - as southern Nevada's population…

Chick-Fil-A Coming to the Las Vegas Strip

Chick-Fil-A will open it's first location on the Las Vegas strip. Clark County records show it will be at Planet Hollywood. The county issued a construction permit that details $750,000 worth of work for the fast-food chain at the resort. The location will employ about 80 people and be closed on Sundays.

Student Arrested With BB Gun at School

A 15 year old student at Del Sol Academy was arrested Tuesday for bringing a BB gun to school. Clark County School District Police say no threat was made by the student, but the gun still classifies as a dangerous weapon under state law. The student is facing a charge of possession of a dangerous…

Pedestrian Killed in Central Valley

One person is dead after being hit by a car Tuesday morning at Sahara and 15th Street, near Maryland Parkway. The pedestrian was hit around 6:45 a.m. The pedestrian was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead. Police did not say f the pedestrian was in a crosswalk. The investigation is ongoing.

CCSD Bus Driver Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

A bus driver for the Clark County School District, has been accused of sexually assaulting 2 women. 55 year old Cesar Jimenez was arrested during a traffic stop earlier this month. He was driving a car that matched the description Las Vegas Metro Police had been given by a woman who said she was attacked.…

Lucky Dragon Hotel Could Close

Several months after it closed it's casino, the Lucky Dragon’s hotel tower could soon be closed too. Lawyers for the bankrupt Las Vegas resort filed a motion last week seeking approval to close its nine-story hotel building “immediately” and “cease all payments” to employees and vendors. That request came after the hotel’s main creditor, Snow…

NV Supreme Court May Get Involved in Execution Fight

The Nevada Supreme Court is considering whether to put the brakes on oral arguments slated later this week on a bid by the state to resume planning the twice-postponed lethal injection of an inmate who says he wants to die. The high court called for a written response by Tuesday from state attorneys after pharmaceutical…

LV 51's Strike Deal with Oakland A's

The Oakland Athletics have announced the club has come to terms on a player development contract with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League through the 2020 season. “It is an incredibly exciting time to partner with the Las Vegas 51s,” said Athletics Executive VP of Baseball Operations Billy Beane. “Their ownership…

More Road Closures This Week

The Nevada Department of Transportation will close north and southbound U.S. Highway 95 at Interstate 15 in downtown Las Vegas from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m., nightly on September 18, 19 and 20. Restrictions will lift for the “Life is Beautiful” festival then resume from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m., nightly on September 24 and…