What was supposed to be a sun-kissed afternoon of racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway turned to tragedy Sunday when two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died in a horrific, 15-car crash only 11 laps into the IZOD IndyCar World Championships.
Sion Lee, a 32-year-old graphic and Web designer in Las Vegas, has replaced his regular desk with a TrekDesk treadmill desk. Instead of sitting, he spends his days walking at about 2 mph, a pace that lets him talk on the phone without breathing hard and use his computer without falling off.
A grandmother was hospitalized in critical condition for severe smoke inhalation after a house caught fire near Jones and Charleston boulevards this afternoon.
A 40-year-old man was shot to death at Owens Avenue and J Street early Saturday, Las Vegas police said.