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1 hr ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Coroner identifies woman killed in Henderson crosswalk Thursday

The woman hit by a car and killed while walking in a crosswalk in Henderson Thursday afternoon has been identified as 27-year-old Jessica Papin, the Clark County Coroner's office said today.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV

5 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Hearing to review fatal December police shooting

A public hearing is set to examine why Las Vegas police fatally shot a 26-year-old man in December.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Body armor becomes latest protective gear for valley's firefighters

Las Vegas and Clark County fire fighters work a two-alarm fire in an vacant building at Sirius Avenue and Procyon Street Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.

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Related Topix: Fire, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Boulder City, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Flash flood watch issued for southern Nevada

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Arizona, California and Nevada until 9 p.m. Affected Nevada areas may include: Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Las Vegas valley, Lincoln County, northeast Clark County, Sheep Range, southern Clark County, Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Las Vegas, NV, US National Parks, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

City taking land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana businesses

The Las Vegas Department of Planning began accepting land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana establishments on Tuesday, July 8. The application cycle will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 23. Applications must be physically received in the department's offices at 333 N. Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106 by 3 p.m. on July 23.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Las Vegas, NV

NewsReview.com

Let Freedom Ring

Nevada's implementation of the law requiring medical marijuana establishment licensing is so far plagued by hidden financing, proxy companies, questionable campaign contributions and forbidden crossovers between gambling licensees and dispensary ownership in Clark County.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Ecstasy toxicity blamed for EDC fan's death

The Clark County Coroner's Office has ruled on what caused the death of a man who collapsed in the parking lot of the Electric Daisy Carnival in June.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Storms that left flooding, mud could return today

Thunderstorms that caused flash floods and left some roads covered with mud Monday night could make a return appearance today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Part of Clark County under severe thunderstorm warning until

A weather system packing rain and high winds prompted the National Weather Service in Las Vegas to issue a severe thunderstorm warning for central Clark County until 4:15 p.m. The National Weather Service said at 3:23 p.m. Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph.

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Related Topix: Weather, Las Vegas, NV, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Boulder City, NV

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Trial begins for man in 'Thunder' shooting case

Government officials say workers cleaning a storage room at a research center made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox forgotten in a cardboard box.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Drugs

Star-Telegram.com

Trial begins for man in 'Thunder' shooting case

A prosecutor told a jury was a miracle no one was killed when a .44-caliber handgun went off during a backstage struggle between well-muscled members of the Thunder From Down Under male revue and a man on methamphetamine trying to make off with costumes and props in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Drugs, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games

KFVS12

Trial begins for man in 'Thunder' shooting case

In the mid-1950s, air travel was a shadow of the highly advanced operation of checks and rules seen today.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games, Drugs

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Bathroom remodeling starts small fire at Spring Valley Hospital

Some patients had to be evacuated for a short time this morning after a fire in a bathroom near the emergency room at Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center.

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Las Vegas Newstrip

Las Vegas Attorney Indicted for Child Exploitation Offenses Committed in Bakersfield

A grand jury in Fresno returned an indictment against Charles Max Pollock, 43, of Las Vegas, charging him with two counts of travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct and two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Las Vegas, NV, Prison

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Coroner ID's man who fell off boat at Lake Mead

The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the man whose body was found in Lake Mead as Shayne Robert Baker, 36, of Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Several flood projects under construction in valley

Runoff from rain on Mount Charleston over the weekend caused street flooding at Grand Teton and Buffalo drives which resulted in a partial closure of the intersection.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Mount Charleston, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

I-Team: Prescription drugs kill more in Clark County than illegal drugs

Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions in Nevada. In Clark County, more people overdosed on pharmaceuticals last year than all the major street drugs combined.

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Related Topix: Drugs

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Flash flood warning extended until 6

Weather service doppler radar indicated flash flooding from a thunderstorm near Kyle Canyon campground on Mt.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Mount Charleston, NV, Tornado, Hurricane

KTVN Reno

Vehicle buried in mud after driving in flood basin

Officials say a vehicle was buried in mud over the weekend after its driver tried to cruise through a Las Vegas-area retention basin as it filled with runoff.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Teen shot and killed identified

The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the 18-year-old shot and killed late Thursday night as Tyrell Melton of Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

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