The calendar said 2010, yet this year comes to an end feeling a lot like 2009, at least when it comes to the top news stories of the year. The poor economy and its far-reaching effects nearly earned the No. 1 spot for the second consecutive year but was bumped to No. 2 by this year’s elections.
Six months ago, Las Vegas constable Bobby Gronauer created a hot line for callers to report out-of-state license plates and city residents jumped with glee.
Most anywhere else, breaking an election tie with a game of high card would almost certainly rank as one of the strangest stories of 2010. In Nevada, it happened twice in five months.
An 88-year-old Las Vegas man died Saturday night after injuring himself when he lost control of his car while backing out of his driveway and slammed into a fire hydrant.
After heavy showers soaked the Las Vegas valley last week, lighter rainfall is expected this morning, a weather official said.