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Henderson firefighters train to become hazmat response team

Henderson firefighters from Station 98 have spent the past six weeks training for worse-case hazardous materials scenarios with the hope of never having to use those skills.

Storms finally let rain loose in evening

Hours after thunderstorms and flood advisories were issued for Las Vegas on Sunday, the clouds finally let loose across the valley when the sun went down.

Downtown building orphaned by owner’s death gets second chance

For years, an old blue-and-white cinder-block building sat abandoned on Ninth Street. Heat and lack of care has caused the paint to peel. In what became a pattern last winter, the windows had to be boarded up after squatters broke in and started accidental fires.

Sand from Utah Beach carried to WWII widow in Las Vegas

A journey that began 70 years ago when an Army private from Boston fought across France and Germany in World War II came full circle when a veteran from Henderson returned from a trip to deliver sand from Normandy’s Utah Beach to the soldier’s widow.

Campaign manager Hackeman no longer working for Flores

Assemblywoman Lucy Flores of Las Vegas has parted ways with her campaign manager, Pete Hackeman, in the lieutenant governor’s race, one of the most competitive and closely watched on Nevada’s Nov. 4 ballot.

Destruction in Germany

Navy veteran Ron Deanne of Henderson in June retraced steps that Army Pvt. Ed Jennings took 70 years ago on battlefields and cities where the 5th Infantry Division fought in France and Germany during World War II, including Frankfurt, Germany.

Man killed Saturday in apparent road rage incident identified

Police investigators thought Christopher Dodge was driving east on Racel when he came across a vehicle stopped in the road. Dodge argued with a man from that car and they got in a fight, police said.

Rapper Flavor Flav runs afoul of Las Vegas fireworks law

Flavor Flav’s yearslong battle with neighbors over his annual Fourth of July fireworks show might be at an end after Las Vegas police slapped the rapper with two citations Friday night.