Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) spoke to the Las Vegas Medical Marijuana association at Lawry’s in Las Vegas. She told the group about two amendments she co-sponsored to ease federal restrictions on medical marijuana businesses.
The Mountain Ridge little league team returned to Las Vegas late Monday night. They were greeted by a crowd of around 100 people and were presented with the key to the Las Vegas Strip.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday announced a deal that will allow a flood control project to be built near the washed-out Rainbow subdivision on Mount Charleston. Construction on the project is expected to start in several weeks and be finished before winter.
On Monday Robert Jackson, the man charged with firing five shots on the crowded Las Vegas Strip in August 2007, was found guilty. The jury took less than 3 hours to bring in a verdict finding Jackson guilty on all 10 counts including attempted murder and battery with intent to assist or promote a criminal gang as well as being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm.
A motorcyclist was critically injured at the corner of Spring Valley Parkway and Ravenwood Drive after fleeing an officer. The rider lost control of the motorcycle and hit a stop sign while the motorcycle continued on and hit a wall.
UNLV head football coach Bobby Hauck takes the ALS ice bucket challenge.
A “thin-line thunderstorm” affecting east Henderson and west Boulder City prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood warning on Wednesday afternoon.
Additionally, there are storms forming in the southwest valley and moving into the northeast. The weather service said to expect heavy rainfall, lightning and wind gusts.
The Beatles arrived in Las Vegas on Aug. 20, 1964, played at Las Vegas Convention Center and rested at the Sahara. Beatlemania ensued.(courtesy Las Vegas News Bureau)
From their backyard in Las Vegas, Don and Noriko Carroll used high-speed, close-up cameras to capture in photos and slow-motion video what had never been seen before in the wild. Hummingbirds drink nectar not by sipping it like through a straw. Rather they trap it with fringe on their narrow, split tongues and draw the fluid inside their bills by moving their tongues in out at up to 30 times a second.
Nevadans for Background Checks on Monday launched a statewide campaign to gather signatures for a proposed 2016 ballot initiative to expand required background checks to all gun sales in Nevada, with certain exceptions.
Backers included religious and law enforcement leaders as well as state Sen. Justin Jones, D-Las Vegas, who sponsored similar expanded gun background check legislation in the 2013 session.