Thousands of Santas gathered in the cool morning air for the Las Vegas Great Santa Run and Kris Kringle Jingle at Town Square in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 4th, 2010. The run and/or walk event, a benefit for Opportunity Village, attempted to break the Guinness World Record for "the largest gathering of Santa Clauses". The record was set in 2007 by Derry City, Northern Ireland, where 12,965 Santas gathered.
Travis Strong joined more than 1,000 people who raced up the steps and raised nearly $300,000 for the American Lung Association in Nevada.
In what could be the equivalent to Project Neon for U.S. Highway 95, early plans for the Downtown Access project reveal possible striking changes for the highway in downtown Las Vegas.
The lawsuits, which were filed Friday, claim that owner Adolfo Orozco failed to maintain necessary utilities as well as safety equipment such as sprinklers and fire alarms.
Traffic heading to a NASCAR race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday was causing a backup on northbound Interstate 15.
“This is our community, and we want to make sure everyone is taken care of as much as possible,” said the Rev. Courtney Krier of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
The Las Vegas skies brought us plenty of rain and dark clouds Saturday, but as the saying goes, every dark cloud has a silver lining.
A preliminary investigation indicates a taxi ran a red light and hit a truck, causing the cab to spin and strike the female pedestrian in a downtown intersection, Las Vegas police said.
Las Vegas police are searching for two men who robbed a business with a knife and hammer on Dec. 19 in a west valley shopping center near Rainbow and Oakey boulevards.
Officers were called to report of the robbery just after 5:05 a.m. Dec. 21 at 3400 S. Hualapai Way, the address of a Roberto’s Taco Shop open 24 hours.
A man suspected of driving while impaired was hospitalized with survivable injuries after crashing into a power pole Saturday morning in the west valley, police said.