Las Vegas Morning Update – Saturday, May 5, 2018
Professor Bernard Malamud reflects on his 50 years teaching economics at UNLV and what it’s been like watching to school and the city grow.
Review-Journal business reporter Eli Segall goes over the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel sold for under $178 million dollars.
Former bank robber Jon Ponder, now CEO of Hope for Prisoners, is recognized by President Donald Trump at the White House Rose Garden. Debra J. Saunders/ Las Vegas Review-Journal
Friday’s headlines: Golden Knigts tickets priciest in NHL, a serious motorcycle crash, and Steak ‘n Shake opens first drive-thru location in Nevada.
A crash early Friday morning has left a motorcyclist hospitalized with a serious head injury, according to Las Vegas police. The crash occurred in the southwest valley at Durango Drive and the 215 Beltway, and was reported around 1:30 a.m. Police are investigating and one lane of the eastbound 215 offramp has been shut down.
Las Vegas police are looking for the suspect who stabbed a woman in the stomach during a street robbery Friday morning in the central valley. The 37-year-old woman walked into the 7-Eleven at 531 E. Sahara Ave., around 1:30 a.m. with a wound to her abdomen, according to police. She was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive her wound. The stabber remains at-large.