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UFC lightweight Dan Hooker submitted Marc Diakiese at UFC 219. Following the win, Hooker wants to stay in the lightweight division and hopes to fight when the UFC hosts a fight card in Perth, Australia.

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Wynn Las Vegas show ‘Le Reve’ closing for good - VIDEO
The cast and crew of “Le Reve” at Wynn Las Vegas have been told the show is closing permanently.
Ice Age Fossils Discovered in Carson City
Steve Rowland, paleontologist and professor of Geology at UNLV, discusses the Ice Age fossils recently extracted from Carson City, at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum in Las Vegas on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020.
Dreading the 110-plus-degree highs next week?
Dreading the 110-plus-degree highs next week?. Escape to the mountains, where temperatures in Lee Canyon will peak in the breezy high-70s. . Visitors can ride the chairlift through the trees. Lee Canyon’s 18-hole disc golf course leads players on a hike down the mountain to each hole. . Test your aim at the archery course. Or go on a hike
Summer college in-person classes offer insight into upcoming fall semester
In May, the Nevada System of Higher Education announced colleges and universities could resume in-person classes this fall and on a limited basis for the summer, starting July 1. Only a handful of classes — typically, science labs and career/technical programs — were offered in-person this summer at Las Vegas Valley campuses. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation: First Impressions of Raiders Defense, Updates on Jacobs, Crosby - VIDEO
Vegas Nation's Adam Hill and Vinny Bonsignore take a look at the Raiders defense, the quarterback picture and update on the health status of running back Josh Jacobs and defensive end Maxx Crosby from the team's training camp in Henderson. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Social distance learning at The Shade Tree - Video
The Shade Tree's CEO Linda Perez talks about the Cox Technology Center, renovated for social distance learning, in North Las Vegas on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights 'Fun Committee' in the bubble - Video
The Golden Knights are finding ways to keep themselves entertained inside the NHL bubble and even have a fun committee to help organize different events.
Local Imam putting in the work on the West Side
Imam Fateen Seifullah has been doing every kind of community outreach on the West Side for 20 years. His mosque, Masjid As-Sabur, has a unique relationship with the Metropolitan Police Department, one that he says will need continuous work. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Takeaways Podcast with Raiders safety Erik Harris - Video
Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang was joined by Raiders' safety Erik Harris on the latest episode of the Takeaways podcast. Harris spoke about working with new teammates in the secondary and the team's depth at the position, facing adversity and how he's kept focused during tough times. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders TE Darren Waller celebrates three years of sobriety - Video
Raiders tight end Darren Waller is celebrating three years of sobriety as he enters a new chapter of his life with his team in Las Vegas.
The Smith Center to remain closed this year - Video
The Smith Center's CEO Myron Martin talks about the indefinite closure amid the COVID-19 pandemic, how the community can help during this time and what they hope to accomplish before reopening again in the future. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
This is the only Nevada county with no COVID-19 cases - VIDEO
Esmeralda is the only Nevada county to report no COVID-19 cases, a rarity in a state that has seen more than 58,000 cases and over 1,000 deaths. (Mackenzie Behm/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Coach Pete DeBoer discusses the team's OT win over the Blackhawks - VIDEO
The Golden Knights improved to 2-0 in their first-round series against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, but they did so without their leading scorer.(James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Reilly Smith goes ‘undercover’ to score Golden Knights’ winning goal - VIDEO
Paul Stastny described Golden Knights teammate Reilly Smith as “undercover” in reference to his lack of recognition across the NHL. Watch Smith’s winning goal Thursday and it’s obvious why that was the perfect word choice. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Henderson using virus relief money for City Hall project - VIDEO
The Henderson City Council voted to use $2 million of federal coronavirus relief money to pay for an expansion of a City Hall entrance.
Jesus Carvajal talks about his wrongful arrest
Almost two years after his wrongful arrest and accusations Jesus Carvajal filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department and the Clark County district attorney’s office.
Husband and father dies unexpectedly from COVID-19 - Video
Artor Nazzar was a healthy 42-year-old man before he contracted coronavirus. The father of three didn’t smoke or drink and exercised daily, said his wife Carissa Hernandez. The avid flamenco dancer died in July. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Damarious Randall on becoming a Raider and living with Johnathan Abram - Video
Raiders defensive back Damarious Randall talks about joining a new team in 2020, what he brings to the defense and his relationship with teammate and roommate Johnathan Abram. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation: Raiders Defensive Coordinator Excited About Influx of Talent - VIDEO
Vegas Nation's Vinny Bonsignore and Adam Hill report from Raiders training camp after hearing defensive coordinator Paul Guenther speak about the influx of talent the roster has and discuss who the coaches are raving about after getting early looks at the players on the field in Henderson. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Worker injured at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas - Video
A worker at Allegiant Stadium was injured Thursday morning, Aug. 13, in an incident involving a boom lift outside of the $2 billion facility. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Paradise City Founder Makes 'Exxxoctic'
Founder and head creamstress Valerie Stunning, a former exotic dancer, makes one of the creameries signature cones called “Exxxotic” at Paradise City Creamery.
Raiders DE Clelin Ferrell says "pressure is a privilege" - Video
Many people still question if the Raiders should have drafted defensive end Clelin Ferrell as high as they did in 2019. Ferrell says it doesn't matter what the "haters" say, he knows his worth to the team and is ready to prove it in year two.
Gov. Sisolak speaks on COVID deaths in Nevada - VIDEO
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a statement on Aug. 13 after Nevada’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1,000.
12 Las Vegas Casinos Remain Dark Indefinitely - Video
12 properties owned by MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment Inc., Red Rock Resorts Inc. and Boyd Gaming Corp. have yet to reopen in Las Vegas.
Raiders DC Guenther says team is "much faster on defense" - Video
Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther says the team has rebuilt the engine on defense by adding young talent and speed.
Henderson police briefing on officer-involved shooting
The Henderson Police Department gives a video briefing on its fourth officer-involved shooting of 2020.
Police: Suspected prostitute stole $90K from Las Vegas tourist - VIDEO
A Las Vegas tourist had $90,000 in cash stolen from his hotel room by a suspected prostitute on the July Fourth weekend, police said.
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.15 | 10,000 Page Playbook
This week's guest is Raiders safety Erik Harris. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Vinny Bonsignore, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang and Adam Hill. Jason Witten is ready to bring veteran leadership to the team while learning Gruden's, "10,000 page playbook." Erik Harris prides himself on film study and making those around him better.
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Vegas Nation: Raiders Training Camp Recap Video
Vegas Nation's Cassie Soto and Ed Graney discuss Josh Jacobs and Trent Brown sitting out of Wednesday's practice, how a healthy Tyrell Williams can contribute on offense, give first impressions of the Raiders Henderson headquarters and more. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Jounral)
Parents of special ed students at CCSD protest distance learning
A small group of Clark County School District parents protested outside the district’s administration building on Wednesday morning, saying that the plans to reopen schools with distance learning don’t adequately support students with special needs.
Coronavirus Becomes Major Cause Of Death In Nevada - Video
The coronavirus has claimed nearly 1,000 lives in Nevada, making it one of the leading causes of death in the state and is outpacing the flu and pneumonia combined.
One of the last Las Vegas Pearl Harbor Survivors passes away
Pearl Harbor Survivor, Lenoard Nielsen, who passed away on August 9, 2020 speaks with the Review-Journal in 2019 about the “date which will live in infamy”. (James Schaeffer, Briana Erickson, Michael Quine / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas convention center expansion still on target for December
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Steve Hill told board members Tuesday there wouldn’t be any financial advantage to extending the occupancy date, even though the building’s first tenant, CES, opted to cancel its Las Vegas trade show and instead have an online version of the show.
Robin Lehner loses skate blade - Video
Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner's skate blade popped out on two occasions in the second period during the team's 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
MaskUp for NV event starts at Sunrise hospital - VIDEO
John Katsilometes and Piff the Magic Dragon join MaskUp for NV event that will being going to hospitals around the city today.
Raiders WR Tyrell Williams feels healthy again - Video
Raiders wide receiver Tyrell Williams says he feels healthy again after dealing with plantar fasciitis last season.
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Dr. Brian Labus, Epidemiologist with the UNLV School of Public Health and the governor's medical advisory team, and RJ Health reporter Mary Hynes cover the latest topics surrounding COVID-19 in Nevada. Topics this week: 1. WHAT ARE THE DAILY COVID-19 CASE NUMBERS TELLING US ABOUT THE OVERALL TREND IN NEVADA? 2. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN COVID-19 AND FLU CONVERGE? 3. COULD FLU SEASON NUMBERS IN CHILDREN FALL DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS?
Raiders' Josh Jacobs explains why he missed practice - Video
Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs explains why he missed Wednesday's practice.
Jon Gruden gives update on Jacobs, Brown missing practice - Video
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden explains why running back Josh Jacobs and tackle Trent Brown were both missing from Wednesday's practice.
Las Vegas police investigate failed attempt to drag an ATM machine - Video
Las Vegas police are investigating an apparent failed attempt to drag an ATM machine off its foundation at Wells Fargo, 5410 W. Charleston Blvd., shortly after 4 a.m. A truck was in the parking lot, doors still open, near a damaged ATM portal. (Bizuayeu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutefsaye
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Alpine owner refused to pay for maintenance, manager says - VIDEO
Alpine Motel Apartments owner Adolfo Orozco refused to spend money on maintenance before a deadly fire, the building's manager told police.
Police: Suspect in Nellis master sergeant's death dated her - VIDEO
An arrest report said the suspect in Nellis Air Force Base Master Sgt. Danielle Lynch’s death had dated her for years.
UNLV Fall Sports Programs Postponed Due to Coronavirus - VIDEO
UNLV Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois, UNLV football coach Marcus Arroyo and student athlete Drew Tejchman spoke during a Tuesday news conference after the Mountain West announced Monday that all of their fall sports will be postponed until Spring 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kwiatkoski on Becoming a Raider, Learning their Defense - Video
Raiders linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski discusses how he's adjusting to playing on a new team, what it was like trying to learn the playbook virtually and how important it is that they're finally together working on the field in Las Vegas. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
McCrimmon on the depth of the Golden Knights' roster - VIDEO
Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon talks about how much depth the team has on the roster, how additions like Zach Whitecloud and Robin Lehner have helped the team succeed and more. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
McCrimmon says Max Pacioretty is ready to go for Knights playoffs - Video
Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon spoke about Max Pacioretty's health, return to the team and how much he plans to involve him in the playoffs. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders' Jason Witten ready for veteran role - Video
Longtime Dallas Cowboy turned Las Vegas Raider Jason Witten is looking forward to being a veteran leader with his new team. Vegas Nation's Cassie Soto and Adam Hill discuss Witten's excitement.
Witten talks about finding a new home with the Las Vegas Raiders - VIDEO
After spending 16 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys and having a brief stint as a color commentator on ESPN's Monday Night Football broadcast, tight end Jason Witten discusses his decision to return to the NFL and moving on to join the Las Vegas Raiders in 2020. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Max Pacioretty to return to the Golden Knights for game 1 - VIDEO
Two world class goalies for the Knights - VIDEO
VGK to play Chicago in round one - VIDEO
Golden Knights take top seed - VIDEO
Raiders' Maxx Crosby placed on COVID-19 reserve list - Video
Raiders defensive end Maxx Crosby has been placed on the team's COVID-19 reserve list. Vegas Nation's Cassie Soto and Vinny Bonsignore give an update on Crosby's status.
DeBoer on Pacioretty's timetable for return, Martinez on team camaraderie - VIDEO
Vegas Golden Knights head coach Pete DeBoer discusses how the team has performed without their leading scorer, Max Pacioretty, and talks about when he could return to the team. Defenseman Alec Martinez discusses what the team needs to do on the ice to stay competitive and more. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
DeBoer, Smith preview their match against the Avalanche - VIDEO
The Vegas Golden Knights head coach Pete DeBoer and forward Reilly Smith preview their upcoming game against the Colorado Avalanche at a news conference on Friday. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Takeaways with Violator and Raider Cody - VIDEO
On the Takeaways edition of the Vegas Nation podcast, host Heidi Fang spoke with fans known as Violator and Raider Cody about Raiders' owner Mark Davis' decision to have games without fans at Allegiant Stadium in 2020 and more. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Gruden on offseason improvements to Raiders defense - VIDEO
Raiders head coach Jon Gruden discusses how the players they acquired in the offseason help them improve on defense and some of his expectations for his defensive line. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders newcomers up to speed despite chaotic offseason
Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden was pleased by the retention of information the newcomers to the organization have shown so far despite the chaotic offseason brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Las Vegas police investigate a rollover crash at the intersection of West Flamingo Road and Edmond Street on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. (Glenn Puit/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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The suspect in the death of Nellis Air Force Base Master Sgt. Danielle Lynch is a decorated Air Force veteran who was discharged in 2017.
Mrs. Nevada America pageant in Las Vegas
Contestants at the Mrs. Nevada America Pageant were performing to an empty room Sunday night after being told by the city of Las Vegas that the crowd size did not comply with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s mandate. (Abingdon Mullin)
Golden Knights coach Pete DeBoer faces unique challenges this season during the playoffs.
Golden Knights coach Pete DeBoer faces unique challenges this season during the Stanley Cup playoffs. DeBoer, who was hired by Vegas on Jan. 15, had the team jelling before the coronavirus pandemic paused the season. Now, the Knights are counting on him to find the right buttons to push again. during the strangest postseason in NHL history.
Sahara Las Vegas sues blogger over closure rumor - VIDEO
Sahara Las Vegas has filed a defamation lawsuit against Scott Roeben, the man behind vitalvegas.com, for reporting a rumor that the Las Vegas Strip property would close in September.
'America's Got Talent' judge, Simon Cowell has back surgery after electric bike accident.
Cowell underwent surgery to repair a broken back and was recovering at a hospital.
Max Pacioretty to return to the Golden Knights for game 1 - VIDEO
Raiders' Josh Jacobs explains why he missed practice - Video
Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs explains why he missed Wednesday's practice.
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Damarious Randall on becoming a Raider and living with Johnathan Abram - Video
Raiders defensive back Damarious Randall talks about joining a new team in 2020, what he brings to the defense and his relationship with teammate and roommate Johnathan Abram. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders TE Darren Waller celebrates three years of sobriety - Video
Raiders tight end Darren Waller is celebrating three years of sobriety as he enters a new chapter of his life with his team in Las Vegas.
Raiders DC Guenther says team is "much faster on defense" - Video
Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther says the team has rebuilt the engine on defense by adding young talent and speed.
Raiders' Jason Witten ready for veteran role - Video
Longtime Dallas Cowboy turned Las Vegas Raider Jason Witten is looking forward to being a veteran leader with his new team. Vegas Nation's Cassie Soto and Adam Hill discuss Witten's excitement.
Robin Lehner loses skate blade - Video
Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner's skate blade popped out on two occasions in the second period during the team's 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.
DUI suspect in wreck that killed 2 Las Vegas teens denied bail
Ebone Whitaker, the driver of an SUV that fatally struck two 16-year-old Las Vegas girls was ordered held without bail on Monday.
VGK to play Chicago in round one - VIDEO
'America's Got Talent' judge Simon Cowell has back surgery after electric bike accident - Video
Simon Cowell underwent surgery on Saturday to repair a broken back and was recovering at a hospital. He will miss the opening shows of "America's Got Talent," which begin this week. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Meet the Disney fan who started drawing chalk cartoons during quarantine - Video
Nicole Cox, 34, started chalk drawing Disney cartoons at public parks in Las Vegas as a new hobby during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Mackenzie Behm/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Shooting at Storeyville Mobile Home resort - VIDEO
Golden Knights 'Fun Committee' in the bubble - Video
The Golden Knights are finding ways to keep themselves entertained inside the NHL bubble and even have a fun committee to help organize different events.
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