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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Nevada fishing report, Feb. 11, 2016

Anglers are reporting that fishing is slow and live bait difficult to get. The best action for striped bass has been at depths of about 150 feet.



Nation and World


EDITORIAL: Fighting brain trauma

There is no doubt that the Ultimate Fighting Championship has carved out a strong niche not only on the American sports landscape, but around the world. The Las Vegas-based organization has solid cards on seemingly a weekly basis and big-time feature bouts practically every month.

LETTERS: Graney's 'Deflategate' joke falls flat

Regarding Ed Graney's article on the NFL honoring the high school of every player or head coach who was on an active roster in one of the previous 49 Super Bowls, when will Mr. Graney and the rest of the country move on from this "Deflategate" nonsense?


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