Man dead after fatal crash behind Cosmopolitan

A 61-year-old man died after a fatal crash Friday afternoon about a block west of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Officers were called at 4:18 p.m. to the wreck, which happened near the intersection of Naples Drive and Polaris Avenue, just south of Harmon Avenue, Metro Lt. Ken Romane said.

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Enrollment in Nevada's health insurance marketplace tops '15 totals

Enrollment in Nevada's health insurance marketplace handily beat the totals of a year ago. Nevada Health Link signed up 88,145 customers, including 62,697 Las Vegans, in the open-enrollment period that ran from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday.

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EDITORIAL: Asset forfeiture steals due process rights

On a dark desert highway, a sleek, Navy-blue Ford Explorer forces a car to the side of the road. Armed men emerge from the SUV and demand that the occupants of the car open their trunk. Inside, they find $250,000 in cash.