A pedestrian was killed Friday trying to cross Sahara Avenue near Maryland Parkway about 5 a.m. A sedan struck the pedestrian while the person was outside the crosswalk between Maryland Parkway and Pardee Place, according to Las Vegas police. Police also said the driver of the sedan remained at the site of the crash. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. This is the 75th fatal crash that Las Vegas police have investigated in 2018.
A two-month investigation by the Review-Journal found Las Vegas police faced overloaded radios and other communication problems during their response to the Oct. 1 shooting.
The professor in UNLV’s School of Community Health Sciences has studied distracted driving and its bipedal counterpart, and while distracted walking may not yet receive the research attention distracted driving does, Bungum suspects it will as the gaggle of gizmos we embrace continues to multiply.
Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai, but community leaders are urging tourists to keep coming so residents don’t suffer an economic calamity on top of record-breaking rains that smothered a normally green landscape in reddish-brown water.
Matt Maddox came out swinging in his first earnings conference call as Wynn Resorts Chief Executive Officer, boasting of record Las Vegas quarterly revenues and applicants lining up for work.
For the first time in 20 years, passengers boarded a train Friday connecting Boulder City to Henderson.
Troopers are investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian Wednesday night southeast of Las Vegas, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson announced Friday that his partnership in Virgin Hotels had snapped up the Hard Rock Hotel.
A woman was killed when a vehicle hit her near Las Vegas Boulevard North and McCarran Street, near Carey Avenue, North Las Vegas police tweeted. She died at the scene.
Another earnings season has come and gone and Southern Nevada’s Big Six casino companies had mostly positive news to report as they wrapped up last year and looked toward 2018’s outlook.