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Pedestrian Killed

A pedestrian was hit and killed while crossing Swenson near Twain, Sunday night. Las Vegas Metro Police say the person was not in a marked cross walk when hit. The pedestrian died at a local hospital.

Reward Offered for Stolen Remains

Las Vegas Cremations is offering a $3000 reward after 3 set of cremated remains were stolen on Friday. An employee of the crematorium had taken the remains to the post office near Decatur and Rancho, to send them to loved ones out of state, when the packages were stolen from the employee. Las Vegas Cremations…

Person Shot Sunday Evening

One person was shot early Sunday evening in the 1900 block of Ferrell Street. The victim was taken to UMC with non-life threatening injuries. Las Vegas Metro Police say there were 3 people with the victim when that person was shot. All three are outstanding and are only described as black male adults or juveniles.

Raiders Lose to Bengals 30-16

Joe Mixon had another big game , rushing for 129 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday, and the Cincinnati Bengals held on for a 30-16 victory over the Oakland Raiders that ended one of their longest losing streaks under coach Marvin Lewis. The Bengals (6-8) had dropped five straight — their third-worst slump during…

Golden Knights Beat the Rangers in OT, 4-3

Alex Tuch buried a sharp-angled shot just over two minutes into overtime, giving the Vegas Golden Knights a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 shots in his 923rd career victory, which moved him into a tie with Tony Esposito for ninth on the NHL's wins list. Paul Stastny,…

Attendance Up Slightly at NFR

Attendance at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is up slightly over last year. Figures released Sunday show 169,171 people attended the rodeo, concerts and other events on the Las Vegas Strip and downtown. Las Vegas Events says that's about 220 more people than in 2017 but down from previous years. The 10-day event that attracts…

Las Vegas Bowl: Fresno State 31 - Arizona State 20

Running back Ronnie Rivers might be the embodiment of Fresno State's turnaround. It wasn't guaranteed Rivers would be able to play this season after sustaining a foot injury in spring practice, and he was limited by a shoulder injury late in the year. But Rivers was there, leading the way as the Bulldogs completed their…

Nevada's New AG Says Gun Background Check Law a Top Priority

Nevada's new attorney general wants to find a way to implement a stalled, voter-approved gun background check law when he takes office early next year after his predecessor said the measure couldn't be enforced. Democrat Aaron Ford, in an interview with The Associated Press, said he'd also be supportive of other gun-safety measures that come…

Jurors Acquit 2 Ex-Officers in Prison Excessive Use of Force Case

A jury has acquitted two former Nevada Department of Corrections officers of charges alleging excessive use of force in a 2016 confrontation with an inmate at a state prison near Las Vegas. The Las Vegs Review-Journal reports that 36-year-old Paul Valdez and 35-year-old Jose Navarrete were acquired Friday of a felony charge of oppression under…

Law Enforcement Targeting Drunk Drivers

State and local police agencies have formed a team of officers to step up enforcement against drunken drivers in Las Vegas. Officials say the new team consists of four Las Vegas police officers and three state troopers who are skilled DUI investigators familiar with problem areas. The idea behind the team is that its members…