LVCVA moving ahead with underground transport system

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Tuesday approved a proposal with Elon Musk’s The Boring Co. to develop a subterranean people-moving transit system costing between $35 million and $55 million for the Las Vegas Convention Center in a 10-3 vote.

PGA veteran, Las Vegas native Robert Gamez still in the game

It’s been a long time since Robert Gamez, 50, a Vegas native now living in Orlando, has been featured in the news. But it was a regular occurrence when he was a teenager.

Illegal crossings at US northern border climbing

New statistics from U.S. Customs and Border Protection show the number of people apprehended along the U.S. border with Canada is continuing to climb.

New Mexico considers 1st government-operated marijuana shops

New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bill brokered between Republicans and Democrats.

Woman says she distracted jaguar during attack at Arizona zoo

A woman on a trip to an Arizona zoo with her son and grandchildren reacted swiftly when a jaguar attacked another visitor who had crossed a barrier to take a selfie with the wild animal.

New York Mets reassign Tim Tebow to minors

Tim Tebow has been reassigned to minor league camp by the New York Mets after hitting .267 with one RBI in eight spring training games.

North Carolina removes Confederate statue from courthouse grounds

A North Carolina city removed a Confederate statue Tuesday from the grounds of an old courthouse, a rare move in a state where such monuments are largely protected by law.

Native American child welfare law faces court challenge

A federal law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children is facing the most significant legal challenge since it was enacted more than 40 years ago.

Vote on Raiders lease in Oakland set for Friday

A lease agreement allowing the Raiders to occupy the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum for at least one more season will be voted upon Friday, all but assuring the franchise will play in Oakland until its relocation to Las Vegas.

Man hurt in attempted home robbery in south Las Vegas

One man was injured Monday night during an attempted home robbery in the south Las Vegas Valley, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

2 Las Vegans, actresses, coaches indicted in college bribery case

Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin and two Las Vegans, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation’s most selective schools.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle, killed in North Las Vegas

A pedestrian was struck and killed in North Las Vegas Tuesday morning, according to the North Las Vegas Police Department.

Ireland, Germany, UK ground Boeing 737 Max after crash

A growing number of airlines grounded a new Boeing plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines disaster as a global team of investigators began picking through the rural crash site on Tuesday

Honda recalls 1.2M vehicles because of faulty airbags

Honda is recalling about 1.2 million vehicles in North and Central America because their Takata air bag inflators can explode and send shrapnel into the passenger compartment.

 
Wind advisory issued for Las Vegas Valley

The weather service issued a wind advisory for the valley, which went into effect at 10 p.m. Tuesday and lasts until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Founder says World Wide Web facing growing pains at age 30

At its ripe old age of 30 and with half the globe using it, the World Wide Web is facing growing pains with issues like hate speech, privacy concerns and state-sponsored hacking, its creator says.

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