Weather service: Rain in Vegas breaks 85-day spell – MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV

Weather service: Rain in Vegas breaks 85-day spellMyNews3 Las Vegas KSNVLAS VEGAS (AP) — A wet Pacific storm has reached Las Vegas, breaking an 85-day spell without official measurable rainfall.…

Body of missing Las Vegas woman found in Arizona – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalThese pictures show Sheila Linke. The Mohave County, Ariz., coroner’s office identified a body found on Feb. 19 as Linke. Edward Kopp was arrested in connection with her…

Early-morning standoff ends in west Las Vegas – (multiple names)

Early-morning standoff ends in west Las Vegas(multiple names)UPDATED AT 8:05 A.M.: Las Vegas police say the standoff is over and one person is under arrest. Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) —…

Jury convicts former boyfriend in NLV machete attack – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunA North Las Vegas man who used a drunken blackout as his defense was found guilty of attempted murder and two other felony charges Wednesday in a machete…

Resident injured in fire at Las Vegas apartment complex – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunCareless smoking is blamed for a fire this morning that ripped through an apartment on Las Vegas Boulevard and severely burned a man’s legs. Las Vegas Fire &…

Suspect in Strip shooting sentenced in 2010 rape case – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunAmmar Harris, suspected of causing the deaths of three people in a predawn shooting last year on the Las Vegas Strip, was sentenced today to a minimum of…

Las Vegas police officer kills himself in parking garage – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalAn off-duty Las Vegas police officer killed himself in a casino parking garage Friday night. Metro officer Harold Byron Twigg, 44, shot himself about 11 p.m. in the…

14 displaced after separate fires in North Las Vegas – Las Vegas Sun

14 displaced after separate fires in North Las VegasLas Vegas SunFourteen people were displaced late Friday after two unrelated house fires erupted in North Las Vegas. The first fire broke…

Missing boater found dead at Lake Mead; two others sought – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunThe National Park Service was summoned to the location about 10 p.m. on Thursday by a relative who said that three Las Vegas men were on a boating…

Police: Tribal shooting suspect killed 3 relatives – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunModoc County Sheriff and Coroner Mike Poindexter, right, walks away from the Cedarville Rancheria tribal headquarters building in Alturas, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Police say an…

Family wants justice for two killed on Summerlin Parkway – MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV

Family wants justice for two killed on Summerlin ParkwayMyNews3 Las Vegas KSNVLAS VEGAS (AP & KSNV and MyNews3) — Two people are dead after a pickup truck crossed a median…

Coroner IDs 2 killed on Summerlin Parkway; surviving driver suspected of DUI – Las Vegas Sun

Coroner IDs 2 killed on Summerlin Parkway; surviving driver suspected of DUILas Vegas SunTwo people killed Wednesday in a wreck on Summerlin Parkway have been identified as 20-year-old Savanna Gonzales…

CCSD makes strides in quest to increase graduation rate – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunSilverado High School graduate Bogart Banteurt celebrates as his name is announced during the Clark County School District’s second annual summer high school graduation ceremony for summer school…

Possible fugitive surrenders after SWAT standoff – Las Vegas Sun

Possible fugitive surrenders after SWAT standoffLas Vegas SunA possible fugitive who barricaded himself inside a house for about five hours today has turned himself in to SWAT officers. Metro Police…

The dust settles, and Las Vegas keeps Wrangler National Finals Rodeo – Las Vegas Sun (blog)

Las Vegas Sun (blog)Pat Christenson, president of Las Vegas Events, does an interview in the media room before the final round of the National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas &…

Las Vegas man sentenced to 10 years in $1.3 million Ponzi scheme – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas man sentenced to 10 years in $1.3 million Ponzi schemeLas Vegas SunA Las Vegas man was sentenced to 10 years in prison in a Ponzi scheme to steal…

Las Vegas police: Man fatally shot during possible road rage fight – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas police: Man fatally shot during possible road rage fight. web1_roadrage_012114JL_02.jpg. A damaged car is seen at the scene of a fatal road rage incident near the…

Albertsons to close 2 Las Vegas-area stores next month – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunCompany officials say a store at West Horizon Ridge Parkway and Eastern Avenue in Henderson and a store at South Maryland Parkway at Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas…

No bail for airman held in wife’s slaying at Nellis AFB – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunA judge in North Las Vegas ordered a 32-year-old airman held without bail to await the filing of a murder charge in the slaying of his wife at…

Man, 20, killed in snowboarding accident on Mount Charleston – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunA 20-year-old Las Vegas man was killed Tuesday in a snowboarding accident at the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort on Mount Charleston. The Clark County Coroner’s Office…

Four youths arrested on arson charges in NLV – Las Vegas Sun

Four youths arrested on arson charges in NLVLas Vegas SunFour youths were arrested this afternoon after they allegedly set fire to a vacant house in North Las Vegas. A neighbor…

Vegas Play of the Day: 49ers at Panthers – Las Vegas Sun (blog)

Las Vegas Sun (blog)Vegas Play of the Day: 49ers at Panthers. Image. Mike Roemer / Associated Press. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws a pass during the second half…

John Smoltz is thrilled for teammates and likely Hall of Famers Greg Maddux and … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThird member of famed pitching trio regrets only that they didn’t play together longer. By Ted Berg 16 hours ago @ogtedberg. 2.3k shares. SHARE. TWEET. EMAIL. (PHOTO: John Bazemore/AP…

Missing Woman’s Car Found in Las Vegas – KLAS-TV

KLAS-TVLAS VEGAS – Metro Police say the car of a 20-year-old woman who vanished from Kentucky has been found in Las Vegas. The vehicle was located on Cambridge Street near…

2.9-magnitude earthquake reported near Boulder City – Las Vegas Sun

2.9-magnitude earthquake reported near Boulder CityLas Vegas Sun“It’s always a possibility, yet just as unlikely, that this event may be a foreshock to a larger event that may occur near…

Police: Teen on moped killed in hit-and-run crash – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunThe Clark County Coroner’s Office identified him as Alex Martinez, 15, of Las Vegas. He died of multiple blunt force injuries, officials said. The passenger on the moped…

Flight diverted to Las Vegas due to alarm issue – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunPHOENIX — A plane from Phoenix to Sacramento was diverted to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas when a bathroom smoke alarm activated without an apparent cause. The…

Police investigate shooting death in northeast Las Vegas – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunHe says police have not yet identified any suspects but witnesses reported seeing two men leave the home in a white minivan. Metro police ask anyone with information…

The hottest New Year’s Eve happenings in Las Vegas – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHere’s a bit of advice if you plan on spending New Year’s Eve on the Las Vegas Strip: have a place to be at midnight. Sure, the Strip is…

The big 2013 Las Vegas Bowl breakdown: Bet on USC (if Trojans bring it) – SB Nation

SB NationAfter winning six of seven for interim coach Ed Orgeron after Lane Kiffin’s firing, USC got whipped at home by UCLA, lost Orgeron after the full-time hiring of Steve…

Officials: 6 indicted in Las Vegas, Zurich fraud case – Las Vegas Sun

Officials: 6 indicted in Las Vegas, Zurich fraud caseLas Vegas SunOfficials say three people have been arrested in the U.S., and three are sought in Montana and Switzerland on charges…

Shocking video shows deadly Vegas nightclub shooting – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsDisturbing surveillance video capturing a nightclub shooting in Las Vegas that left one man dead and two others injured has been released. In the near crystal-clear video…

Las Vegas man faces life sentence for sex trafficking – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunA Las Vegas man accused of forcing a 16-year-old girl from Utah into prostitution has pleaded guilty to one count of sex trafficking, Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez…

Man killed in shooting at North Las Vegas apartment – Las Vegas Sun

Man killed in shooting at North Las Vegas apartmentLas Vegas SunNorth Las Vegas Police responded about 7:25 p.m. to the apartment at 3435 E. Cheyenne Road, near Pecos Road. Witnesses…