Child drowns at southwest valley home

A child drowned in a southwest valley residence Wednesday night, Las Vegas police said. Medics and police were called about 6:15 p.m. to the 5600 block of Artesia Lake Court, near Russell Road and Jones Boulevard, Metro Lt. Joe Martin said.

Scooter rider seriously hurt in Wednesday night crash

A scooter rider suffered substantial injuries after a crash with a vehicle Wednesday night in the west valley, Las Vegas police said. Medics and police were called to the intersection of Fort Apache Road and Sahara Avenue about 7 p.m. after the collision, Metro Lt. Joel Martin said.

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Scooter rider seriously hurt in Wednesday night crash

A scooter rider suffered substantial injuries after a crash with a vehicle Wednesday night in the west valley, Las Vegas police said. Medics and police were called to the intersection of Fort Apache Road and Sahara Avenue about 7 p.m. after the collision, Metro Lt. Joel Martin said.

Sports

Lions favored, set to feast on Bears

Overeating and betting against the Lions have been Thanksgiving traditions for years, but one of those trends was interrupted last season, and it had nothing to do with turkey.

Fajardo big problem for Rebels

UNR quarterback Cody Fajardo is exactly the type of quarterback the Rebels don’t want to see. They will try to keep him from making big plays on the ground and in the air when the teams meet Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.

Entertainment

Joan Collins lives for the applause

Famous people don’t often tell you how much they love the applause of fans. But “Dynasty’s” Joan Collins will tell you exactly that. Collins is in Las Vegas to perform Friday through Sunday at the South Point.

Business

Bankruptcy wrangling for ex-Trump, Revel casinos

ATLANTIC CITY — Some of the hottest action in Atlantic City involves closed casinos in bankruptcy court, where Donald Trump is trying to recoup rent he paid on a driveway and the city is fighting to collect more than $50 million in unpaid taxes.

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Opinion

EDITORIAL: Give thanks — you live in the United States

Is the United States broken? Are we hopelessly divided by race and culture? Millions of Americans look at the violence in Ferguson, Mo., and say, “Yes.” Millions more see President Barack Obama rewriting immigration law by executive order and say, “Yes.”

Life

Literary Las Vegas: Sean Dow

In local author Sean Dow’s thriller “Debridement,” a doctor sued for malpractice takes extreme action to stop an unscrupulous attorney.

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Literary Las Vegas: Sean Dow

In local author Sean Dow’s thriller “Debridement,” a doctor sued for malpractice takes extreme action to stop an unscrupulous attorney.