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North Las Vegas upbeat about Fifth Street

Can a single street salvage a city that has struggled to shed a decades-old stigma in an endless effort to create a pedestrian-friendly downtown lined with hip boutiques and bars?

Swedish clothing retailer H&M opens at Caesars

Although workers were scurrying Friday afternoon to put on the finishing touches, H&M was finally ready to let the shopping public in this morning for its brand of apparel and shoes discounting.

Pilot retires after four branches of service

When the Army-Navy game kicks off today, Yogi Dorelis will be rooting for Navy. But he could just as well put on a “Go Army” T-shirt. Or the Air Force blue one. Or the red-and-yellow one from the Marine Corps, even though “the few” and “the proud” don’t have a college team.

Family meets recipient of heart from teen shot outside party in Las Vegas

Karen Brill put on a stethoscope and leaned close to hear her son Aric’s heartbeat. It reminded her of the times she and Aric would lie on the sofa and watch television together. Only now Aric’s heart was beating inside the chest of Louis, a 51-year-old man from Santa Cruz, Calif.

Man found dead in hotel pool identified

The man who appeared to have drowned in the Imperial Palace hotel pool Thursday evening has been identified as James McQuaid of Las Vegas.

Report: Local economy gets sunnier

For the first time in more than three years, all of the major monthly indicators tracked by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority came in positive.