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Vegas Navy Cross recipient shot down by VA benefits office

Vietnam War veteran Steve Lowery of Las Vegas has the scars, the medals and his Marine Corps medical records to prove he was wounded when his 12-man reconnaissance team was attacked on March 5, 1969. Then he ran into the Reno VA benefits office, which refused his benefits claim.

Channel 13 fined over so-called ‘special reports’

Las Vegas TV station KTNV-Channel 13 was fined for representing paid ads as “Special Reports” in 2009, according to the Federal Communications Commission.

Feds want to save sage grouse with conditions, Interior secretary says

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told a meeting of Western governors in Las Vegas on Saturday that the U.S. government’s goal is to find a way to save the sage grouse without having to list it as an endangered species.

Wild burros being removed from Route 160 in Pahrump Valley

Wild burros in the northern Pahrump Valley are being gathered and moved to prevent roadside hazards along state Route 160, according to the Bureau of Land Management.

International anti-street harassment group looks to Vegas

A grassroots movement formed by activists around the world to end street harassment planted seeds in Las Vegas on Saturday at The Gay and Lesbian Community Center.

NAACP applauds move to remove Assembly speaker

The decision of Assembly Republicans to pick a new speaker designate on Tuesday has muted criticism about the caucus leadership, and the focus now is back on policy, from taxes and education funding to economic diversification, an official with the NAACP said Friday.

Suspect named in fatal Vegas shooting

Kolby Edwards, 29, has been identified by homicide setectives as the suspect from an early Saturday morning fatal shooting that left one dead in the north valley, Las Vegas police said

Which offers Las Vegas a better ride – taxi or Uber?

How do cabs and Uber compare? The fares were comparable — within a couple of dollars — but the Uber payment system was much simpler. Uber’s biggest edge was in pickup time. On average, Uber drivers arrived six times faster than the cabs.

Las Vegas slaying suspect arrested

Las Vegas police on Saturday identified the man they suspect fatally shot another man during an altercation in a central valley apartment complex Friday evening.