10 summer movies to see Labor Day weekend

The Fourth of July is a huge moviegoing day. Christmas is so big, New Year’s is left open to give everyone time to catch up. But Labor Day? Nothing. Zilch. It’s as though Hollywood wants you to — gasp! — go outside this weekend.

Man accused of threatening Las Vegas officers on Facebook

A man accused of threatening two Las Vegas Metro officers on Facebook was ordered held on $500,000 bail Wednesday. DeAndre Allen, whom prosecutors said was affiliated with several gangs, was indicted on two counts of aggravated stalking, two counts of stalking with the use of a computer, one count of intimidating a public officer, and two counts of publishing matter inciting breach of peace.

Hispanic stepfather testifies for defendant in skinhead murder case

The Hispanic stepfather of murder defendant Leland Jones testified Wednesday that the two had a close relationship. “We kept getting closer through the years,” John Sanchez said. Federal prosecutors claim Jones, 33, and co-defendant Ross Hack, 42, were associated with racist skinhead groups when they participated in the deadly shootings of two Las Vegas men in the early morning hours of July 4, 1998.

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Woman dies at Burning Man festival

Officials say a woman was struck and killed by a bus that was carrying passengers around the Burning Man festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.

Literary Las Vegas: Travis Bowker

Written as a letter to incoming educators, local author Travis Bowker shares his story and strategies for teaching success in “What Teaching Has Taught Me.”

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Five things to do around town

Freakshow Wrestling promises magicians, sideshow performers, a zombie invasion and vampires fighting chickens, among other twisted offerings.

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