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Democrats Look to Latinos for Votes

Democrats need heavy Latino support to win several Senate races and take back control of the House. But Latinos have a spotty track record in midterm elections and there's no guarantee Democrats will get their support, even though some Latinos are infuriated by President Trump and eager to vote in the midterms. Others, however, are…

ATM Catches Fire

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire to a bank ATM in Las Vegas. The Clark County Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at Wells Fargo branch bank around 8 a.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, crews reported seeing smoke and flames from a drive-up ATM. Firefighters were able to confine the…

Knight Beat Ducks 3-1

Marc-Andre Fleury has never been one to take credit for his wins. All 408 of them. Fleury stopped 17 shots to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to their third straight victory, 3-1 over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night. And with his 408th win, the 15-year veteran moved into sole possession of 10th place on…

The Only Heller-Rosen Debate is Tonight

One of the closest battles Senate races this year involves a neck-and-neck Nevada contest between incumbent Republican Dean Heller and Democrat Jacky Rosen, who will meet in their first and only debate Friday night in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the most vulnerable Republican senator running for re-election this year because he's the only one…

VGK Sign Alex Tuch to 7 Year $33.25-million Contract

The Vegas Golden Knights have signed forward Alex Tuch to a $33.25 million, seven-year extension with an annual salary cap hit of $4.75 million. General manager George McPhee announced the contract Friday, which ties defenseman Shea Theodore's seven-year deal for the longest the Golden Knights have given out. Tuch is now signed through the 2025-26…

USC to Pay $215-million To Settle Sex Abuse Claims

The University of Southern California said Friday that it would pay $215 million to settle claims of sexual abuse and harassment by a school gynecologist, but lawyers for hundreds of the accusers say it's not enough money and the university has yet to fully disclose what it knew about the doctor's behavior. The tentative settlement,…

CCSD To Begin Random Student Searches in Middle and High Schools

The Clark County School District has announced it will conduct random searches at middle and high schools. This, after 11 weapons have been confiscated since the beginning of the school year. Of those, 5 were guns. Under the new plan, CCSD Police will be on school grounds several times a week as school administrators conduct…

Lindsey Graham to Campaign in NV on Behalf of GOP Candidates

Sen. Lindsey Graham is hitting the campaign trail to stump for Republicans in U.S. House and Senate races across the country as the party tries to maintain control of both chambers. The Republican National Committee tells The Associated Press the South Carolina Republican is traveling to 12 states over 12 days to campaign for Republican…

Car Crashes Up in States With Legal Pot Use

A new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says car crashes are up in states that have legalized recreational marijuana use, including here in Nevada. The report found the same increases in Oregon, Colorado and Washington. The study compared the crash rates of the 4 states with legal recreational marijuana with 4 states…

Clark County Ranks High for Inbound Migration

More and more, people are moving to Clark County. A new national report ranks Clark County as having the second highest inbound migration rates in the country over the last 5 years. Topping the list of counties is Maricopa, Arizona. Five of the top 10 counties are in Texas.