Nevada Highway Patrol trooper locates a stolen custom gray Dodge Challenger inside a parking structure but before the trooper could exit his vehicle the Challenger rams the NHP vehicle. (Nevada Highway Patrol)
The Huntridge Theater became a musical venue in 1992 and was a staging ground for groups on the rise and alternative superstars, from Smashing Pumpkins to Sarah McLachlan, the Deftones, Nine Inch Nails, Green Day and Fugazi. The venue has been closed since 2004. This video, taken on Oct. 31, 2019, shows what’s left of the theater after 15 years. (David Guzman/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
With the rise of Boulder City and Hoover Dam, the small farming town St. Thomas was lost to rising water.
Homeless in Las Vegas struggle to deal with bitter cold. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye)
Try your hand at pronouncing these Nevada cities and watch as other locals from Downtown Summerlin attempt to get the names right along with you. (James Schaeffer/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The National Weather Service forecast an official low of 34 degrees at McCarran International Airport. Parts of the valley will be several degrees colder. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Jason Dukes has spent 15 years in Metro’s K-9 unit, a demanding job that requires officers to serve the needs of different departments and handle their dogs in hostile situations. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
While reporting on the Metropolitan Police Department’s K-9 section, Review-Journal writer Rio Lacanlale agreed to let a 100-pound Dutch shepherd attack her. (Rio Lacanlale/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Weslie Martin, the man who twice burglarized the entertainer Wayne Newton’s Las Vegas home, was sentenced to a minimum of 22 years to a maximum of 64 years in prison.
My guest this week is none other than Carrot Top, the city’s pre-eminent prop comic. We talk about his upbringing, meeting some of his comedy heroes such as Jay Leno and George Carlin, and how he keeps his show fresh. The interview took place in his dressing room at Atrium Showroom, which is strewn with such assorted props as a disco ball, a Miami Dolphins flag, two framed platinum Pantera albums and Carrot Top action figures.