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Police unions advise silence in inquest process

In a first for Clark County, the heads of the two largest police unions are telling members not to cooperate with investigators after officer-involved shootings or in-custody deaths.

Sister of missing dancer fears, hopes, searches

Celeste Flores-Narvaez has been searching for sister Debbie for weeks now. Debbie Flores-Narvaez, 31, was last seen Dec. 12. Celeste Flores-Narvaez posts fliers around where her sister was last seen, uses the media to get the word out and interacts with the public on a blog.

Winter’s grip eases for New Year’s fireworks show

Braving the bone-chilling winds atop Treasure Island on Thursday, a small group of workers ran spools of wire, set up launching boxes and put other finishing touches on the fireworks show that will welcome 2011 tonight.

Salvation Army gets additional $14,000 donation

For the second time in consecutive days, a gaming company has donated thousands of dollars to the Salvation Army after its headquarters were burglarized of $13,000 last weekend.

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Drinking could knock New Year’s Eve revelers cold

The myth lives on that alcohol protects men and women from overexposure to cold weather. As the mercury and wind chill threaten to bring frigid temperatures to New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, medical practitioners are reminding revelers who plan to parade scantily clad down the Strip that tequila is no substitute for a warm coat, gloves and hat.

Las Vegas loses 13,400 construction jobs in last year

Construction employment grew or remained steady in 120 out of 337 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas in the 12-month period through November, but Las Vegas was not one of them, the Associated General Contractors reported Tuesday.