1 dead after Metro shooting in southeast valley

One person died after an officer-involved shooting in the southeast valley Tuesday morning, according to Las Vegas police. Officers responded to what was initially a home invasion call in the 3900 block of Autumn Street, near Tropicana Avenue and Sandhill Road, about 6:45 a.m.

Gun control push debuts in Nevada

For years, the Silver State led the nation on the number of women killed by men with handguns — with mostly husbands, boyfriends or stalkers pulling the trigger — but dropped to No. 16 last year in a report by the Violence Policy Center.

Reid quashed Latin Chamber’s GOP endorsement

Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Democrat running for lieutenant governor, won the endorsement of the Latin Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee, but only after last-minute intervention by her biggest benefactor — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.

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Traffic delays at Lake Mead at Las Vegas boulevards

A crane-versus-pole collision closed a North Las Vegas street Tuesday morning. Police responded about 8:30 a.m. to Las Vegas and Lake Mead boulevards where a crane’s upright boom struck a light pole in the westbound lanes of Lake Mead.

Girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.


UNLV deflates dream of domed stadium

Sixteen months ago, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas cut loose its campus stadium partner, Majestic Realty, to make peace with the Las Vegas resort industry.