To the editor:
There are lots of reasons to look forward to Labor Day: end-of-summer barbecues; an extra day off from work. But this holiday weekend, you might think twice before enjoying a beer at your family cookout. Las Vegas police are doubling down on drunken driving this Labor Day weekend, and that means sobriety checkpoints.
This holiday weekend, as the cooler weather of autumn flickers from the horizon, let’s not be alarmists: Even if there are more hamburgers and fewer T-bones on those backyard grills for yet another year, neither famine nor pestilence stalks the land.
The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is “a top priority emergency,” the World Health Organization said Sunday.
Las Vegas police have used a controversial military surplus program known as “1033” to get equipment including including helicopters, remote-operated robots, tourniquets and storage containers.
TODAY AT DEL MAR by Richard Eng
A backyard propane bottle caught fire and caused $50,000 in damage to a Henderson house Sunday evening, officials say.
Gene Auffert manages a team of 1,800 people and a fleet of 900 vehicles at Yellow-Checker-Star Transportation, one of the largest cab companies in southern Nevada.
In the debate over whether chocolate is good or bad, some nutritionists are talking about the potential health benefits it might have.
Motley Brews drew 5,500 suds lovers to the East Fremont Street district for its Great Vegas Festival of Beer in April, while another 3,000 brew fans are expected to descend on its Downtown Brew Festival at the county amphitheater this month. But now there’s a new 800-pound beer-guzzling gorilla on the block, and it’s MGM Resorts International.