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Metro makes operational and manpower changes after shootings in Orlando — VIDEO

Two days after a gunman entered an Orlando, Florida, gay nightclub and opened fire, killing 49 people and injuring 53 more, the Las Vegas club scene remains largely tight-lipped about its security efforts, while Metro in a news conference Monday afternoon touted its counterterrorism posture and increased patrols in the resort corridor and at LGBT hangouts.

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Miss District of Columbia crowned Miss USA in Las Vegas

Wearing a gold-spangled gown, Deshauna Barber from the District of Columbia was crowned Miss USA Sunday night, a glamorous contrast to the camouflage uniform she wears as a 26-year-old commander in the U.S. Army Reserve.

Helicopters offer shortcuts to EDC, dramatic city views

If you have enough money in your pocket or friends to split the bill, you can catch a chopper to the Electric Daisy Carnival to avoid the commuting and parking tangles. Or take the same friends to a private picnic at Red Rock Canyon overlooking the city with a little help from another helicopter company.

Military deployments only delay journey to true love, wedding day for valley woman

It would be nearly 14 months until Crystal Millan would reconnect with the man she had fallen in love with, since as soon as her deployment ended, he was called back overseas. “When we both got back, and we made it through both deployments back-to-back, I was like, ‘OK,’ if we can make it through something like that, we can make it through anything,” she recalled. They’re now engaged to be married.

Off-Strip county court may help relieve detention center crowding

Las Vegas Justice Court judges will use the space, on Harmon Avenue near Polaris, to oversee a civil diversion program for people caught illegally selling goods, such as water bottles and sunglasses, in the resort corridor.

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