Trial opens for man accused in Wetlands Park killing, police shootout

In the span of 26 hours, Robert Sean Williams broke into an east Las Vegas valley home, used a gun from the burglary to shoot and kill a man in the Wetlands Park, then broke into an apartment where he engaged police in a lengthy standoff, firing upwards of 20 shots toward officers and striking a squad car, prosecutors said Wednesday during opening statements of his trial.

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Former wrestler CM Punk's UFC debut delayed by back injury

When Mickey Gall defeated Mike Jackson to officially seal his fate as the first Ultimate Fighting Championship opponent of Phil 'CM Punk" Brooks on Saturday, the biggest question was whether the bout would take place in June or July.

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Court filing: Nevada Gaming Commission member under federal investigation

Nevada Gaming Commission member Michonne Ascuaga, the former CEO of Northern Nevada's Sparks Nugget, is under federal investigation for failing to implement effective anti-money laundering programs at the casino, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in relation to the property's 2013 sale.

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LETTERS: VA shouldn't scale back prescription services

Sen. Bernie Sanders' run for the White House is even scarier than the thought of Hillary Clinton becoming president, but I think recent local news about the Department of Veterans Affairs is more important to many veterans in Southern Nevada.

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Second Pinches Tacos offers funky vibe

Pinches, whose first Las Vegas location was a tiny spot in the Downtown Container Park, added its second local restaurant around the beginning of the year

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