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Celebrity memorabilia up for grabs at Julien's Auctions in Las Vegas
Hundreds of the entertainment legend’s personal items are being offered for public bid this Friday and Saturday at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Julien’s Auctions is managing the sale, which will be staged in two sections: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (For details, and to buy a catalog of items for sale, visit the website at www.juliensauctions.com). (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
World Cup soccer jerseys selling fast
John Habibian talks about how World Cup soccer jerseys have been flying off the shelf at the Soccer Zone shop in Henderson, Nevada, on June 18, 2018. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Hollywood Memorabilia Up For Grabs at Las Vegas Auction
Elvis Presley's car, Marilyn Monroe's bras, Han Solo's blaster, and Jerry Lewis's "Nutty Professor" suit are just some of the items that are up for auction at Julien's Auctions at Planet Hollywood June 22 and 23. The auction's viewing room at Planet Hollywood is open to the public 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Saturday at Planet Hollywood. (Madelyn Reese/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
See Hollywood Memorabilia for Free This Week
Looking for something free to do this week? Julien's Auctions viewing room at Planet Hollywood is open to the public 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Saturday at Planet Hollywood. Hundreds of iconic movie and television items are on display, including designs and props from Star Wars, Marilyn Monroe's undergarments, costumes from "Superman III," "The Nutty Professor" (1963), "Roseanne" and more. (Madelyn Reese/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
XXXTentacion Shot and Killed
Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXtentacion has been fatally shot in Florida. The Broward Sheriff’s Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. He was shot earlier Monday outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership.
Bellagio's New Conservatory Brings Italian Summer To Las Vegas
Bellagio's New Conservatory Brings Italian Summer To Las Vegas (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Police release additional shooting details of man armed with AR-15
Assistant Sheriff Tim Kelly discusses details of the June 14, 2018 officer involved shooting.
Golden Knights release 2018 preseason schedule
The Golden Knights will be back on the ice at T-Mobile Arena Sept. 16. The team’s 2018 NHL preseason schedule was announced Monday. Scheduled is a matchup with the L.A. Kings — Sept. 20 at Staples Center and Sept. 28 at T-Mobile. Two games against the Colorado Avalanche — Sept. 18 in Denver and Sept. 24 at T-Mobile. Two games against the San Jose Sharks — Sept. 22 at San Jose and Sept. 30 in Las Vegas. The team also announced it will hold its training camp at City National Arena beginning Sept. 13.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Monday, June 18
Las Vegas police investigate deadly stabbing, 2 arrested in 8 Henderson salon burglaries, and temperatures climbing high above normal.
Argument turns deadly, 1 man stabbed
Las Vegas homicide detectives are investigating after a man was stabbed to death Sunday night at a strip mall on Maryland Parkway. The stabbing was called in about 11:45 p.m. Sunday and occurred at 2797 S. Maryland Parkway, near Vegas Valley Drive. Two men in their 50s got into a fight as they walked together on Maryland Parkway. One of the men stabbed the other and took off on foot. The man who was stabbed was taken to Sunrise Hospital where he died.
Group honors 35 veterans at Southern Nevada cemetery
On June 15 at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, the Nevada Veteran’s Coalition conducted its 11th mission by honoring 35 veterans whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed.
Las Vegas Aces Highlights Vs Phoenix Mercury
The Aces (3-9) went toe-to-toe — er, bucket-for-bucket — with the visiting Phoenix Mercury for the better part of four quarters, but wilted in the final minutes and stumbled to a 92-80 loss Sunday at Mandalay Bay Events Center. (Video provided by WNBA)
The week’s best photos from RJ photographers, June 11-June 17
Photo by Richard Brian Photo by K.M. Cannon Photo by Benjamin Hager Photo by Chase Stevens Photo by K.M. Cannon Photo by K.M. Cannon Photo by Erik Verduzco Photo by Benjamin Hager Photo by Rachel Aston Photo by Chase Stevens
Las Vegas Morning Update - Sunday, June 17, 2018
Las Vegas may get light rail from airport to downtown, and indoor farming is growing in Nevada.
Vegas Stripped- A Sweet Legacy
Real Doughnuts #1 is a mainstay of classic las vegas doughnut shops, but it took years and years of hard work to make it so. Tanya Solares works tirelessly to uphold her father's legacy in order to repay him for the hard work he has done in devotion to his family. The shop at 1811 W Charleston Blvd, it's open 4a.m. to 6p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday 5a.m. to 3p.m., and Sunday 5a.m. to 2p.m.
Lights On 4-1 Win Against Seattle
The Las Vegas Lights react to their 4-1 win against the Seattle Sounders 2.
Las Vegas Lights Win 4-1 Against Seattle
Las Vegas Lights beat reporter Ben Gotz goes over the Lights FC win against Seattle.
2 homes damaged in 2-alarm fire in downtown Las Vegas
Two houses were damaged in a two-alarm fire Saturday night near downtown Las Vegas. (6-16-18) (Mike Shoro/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Lights Vs Seattle Highlights
Highlights from the Las Vegas Lights game against Seattle at Cashman Field.
Golden Edge Look Ahead: What The Knights Next Season Will Look Like
Golden Edge host Bryan Salmond, Review-Journals sports columnist Ed Graney and Adam Hill go over what to expect from the Golden Knights next season.
Las Vegas Aces-Dallas Wings highlights
The Dallas Wings beat the Las Vegas Aces 77-67 on Friday,June 5, 2018.(WNBA)
Southern Nevada Sporting Event Committee begins work
A new 19-member committee is working to determine how to attract events like the Super Bowl, the NCAA basketball Final Four and hockey Frozen Four and how to finance bids for those events. Richard N. Velotta Las Vegas Review-Journal
Lights technical director Jose Luis Sanchez Sola gets suspended by USL
Lights FC technical director Jose Luis Sanchez Sola was suspended by the USL. The team said he touched a fan after its 4-0 loss to Phoenix on Wednesday. He will have to sit out eight games and will not be able to appeal the penalty. The earliest he can return to the Lights' sideline is August 4. It was not a violent action and he asked the fan who had been heckling him to say it to him directly. Clearly that’s not acceptable. It’s not condoned. We accept the penalty.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Saturday, June 16, 2018
The Venetian gondoliers sing Italian songs
Gondolier Marciano sings a the classic Italian song "Volare" as he leads guests through the canals of The Venetian in Las Vegas. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
At travel convention, Tony Hsieh praises Zappos, Downtown Project
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh told a crowd of travel agents goals for revitalization group Downtown Project. Hsieh spoke Friday as part of an annual conference that brought 2,000 people to Caesars Palace. He also discussed the philosophy of online retailer Zappos, based in Las Vegas. Some of his company's top priorities are internal culture and customer experience.
Professor discusses local economy at 2018 Midyear Economic Update
Southern Nevada's growth is outpacing the national rate. A recent report predicts this growth will continue in upcoming years, unless it is dampened by national and international issues, like fiscal policy and a potential trade war. "We're still recovering from the Great Reccession, but we're doing it quite rapidly. Our economy is doing better Nevada's economy, and Nevada's economy is doing better than the national economy."
Kari Curletto of Las Vegas put over 500 hours into making her toilet paper wedding dress. (Courtesy Kari Curletto)
Kari Curletto of Las Vegas put over 500 hours into making her toilet paper wedding dress. (Courtesy Kari Curletto)
Premier Vegas Sports: Canelo Vs GGG Two Is Official
Premier Vegas Sports host Bryan Salmond and Boxing beat writer Gilbert Manzano goes over GGG and Canelo getting a second fight and boxing judge Chuck Giampa dying at the age of 75.
Injuries leave Lights FC thin
The Lights FC enters its next match with a thin roster. The Lights will have only 14 players available at the start of Saturday's game. Three more players will be able to go by the second half. Injuries and roster tweaks have left the team threadbare. Lights goalkeeper Ricardo Ferrino will also be suspended Saturday. Midfielder Carlos Alvarez
Building In Logandale
Texas homebuilder D.R. Horton bought 43 lots in rural Logandale. (Eli Segall/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Morning Update - Friday, June 15
Las Vegas home prices most overvalued in US, some Blink-182 and Barry Manilow shows canceled, and Raiders fear suspension for wide receiver Martavis Bryant.
Vegas Nation: Gruden Gives "Final Exams"
Vegas Nation host Bryan Salmond and Raiders beat writer Michael Gehlken go over the Raiders improvement throughout training and how Gruden has been pushing the Raiders.
World Cup Round One Preview
Soccer beat reporter Ben Gotz goes over what to expect from round one of the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Indoor farming in Southern Nevada
Experts discuss Nevada's indoor farming industry. (Bailey Schulz/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Former Fontainebleau could have become a Waldorf Astoria
Months after developer Steve Witkoff bought the Fontainebleau last summer, he unveiled plans to turn the mothballed hotel into a Marriott-managed resort called The Drew. But if Richard “Boz” Bosworth’s plans didn’t fall through, the north Las Vegas Strip tower could have become a Waldorf Astoria with several floors of timeshare units. (Eli Segall/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
New Springs Preserve Exhibit Shows Off "Nature's Ninjas"
"Nature's Ninjas" arrives at the Springs Preserve, in an exhibit and live show featuring critters that come with natural defenses, from armadillos to snakes, poison dart frogs to scorpions and tarantulas (Madelyn Reese/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
CrossRoads of Southern Nevada psychiatric urgent care to open in Las Vegas
Jeff Iverson, who operates the nonprofit sober living facility Freedom House, is opening a private addiction treatment center that will operate a detoxification center and transitional living for substance users trying to recover. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Jessica Arrizon Of Kana Modern Apothecary Brings CBD To Las Vegas Consumers.
Jessica Arrizon Of Kana Modern Apothecary Brings CBD To Las Vegas Consumers. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-journal)
Metro Capt. Jaime Prosser gives update of officer-involved shooting
Metro Capt. Jaime Prosser provides an update about an officer-involved shooting at Radwick Drive and Owens Avenue in the northeast Las Vegas on Thursday. A robbery suspect was shot and killed. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Cafe Lola In Las Vegas Serves Up Light Bites In A Pretty Cafe
Cafe Lola In Las Vegas Serves Up Light Bites In A Pretty Cafe. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-journal)
Nevada Politics Today: Zac Moyle
Nevada Politics Today video host Victor Joecks sits down with political consultant, Zac Moyle to discuss the 2018 primary election results.
Police: Suspect shot Las Vegas teen in modified ‘Russian roulette’
A Henderson teen found dead Friday was shot during a modified "Russian roulette" game. Police say 17-year-old Matthew Minkler was left on the kitchen floor of an adandoned Henderson home. According to police documents, Jaiden Caruso, 16, and Kody Harlan, 17, returned to the house shortly afterward, but only to clean up the scene and hide the body inside a downstairs closet under a plastic sheet. Detectives say they never called 911, or "attempted to render aid." It was only after a short vehicle pursuit Friday evening that police learned of the shooting and later found Matthew’s body. Caruso is facing charges of murder with a deadly weapon and robbery, while Harlan faces charges of accessory to murder after the fact, destroying evidence and robbery.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Thursday, June 14
Wayne Newton surprises burglars
Wayne Newton and his wife, Kathleen, arrived at their southeast Las Vegas home shortly before midnight on Wednesday to find two burglars inside their house. The burglars fled and were seen heading north through the property. Las Vegas police quickly set up a perimeter and launched an extensive search of the area, but the suspects were able to escape. It was unclear if the burglars got away with anything of value. Several items, under the watchful eyes of the police, were seen on the ground near the home's main driveway. Neither Newton, nor his wife, were injured. The Newtons were not available for comment.
Officer Leaves To Get Equipment At Oct. 1 Shooting
An officer who left Route 91 goes to get equipment from his police car. He gets his rifle and runs back to the site, giving warning to everyone he encounters to take cover.
Vegas Nation: Raiders Deciding On Opening Day Kicker
Raiders beat reporter Michael Gehlken and Review-Journal sports columnist Ed Graney go over he Raiders choosing an opening day kicker and Doug Martin's potential.
Golden Edge: Golden Knights Stick Salute To Fans
The Vegas Golden Knights host a fan fest on Fremont Street to celebrate the teams achievements throughout the 2017-2018 season. Fans were treated to live entertainment, free Golden Knights merchandise and the players came out to see fans.
Las Vegas Aces-New York Liberty Highlights
Highlights from Wednesday's Aces-Liberty game. Video/WNBA
Police Officers Turn Off Body Cameras
In four separate body camera videos from the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting released Wednesday, officers in a strike team are instructed to turn their body cameras off and comply with the request.
The ordinary heroes of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting
On Oct. 1, 2017, hundreds of heroes sprung into action in Las Vegas after the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting. Many were police or EMS. Many were ordinary people.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Wednesday, June 13
Nevada Primaries: Governor Races
Review-Journal Political reporter Colton Lochhead goes over the election night primary results for the Governor races.
Vegas Nation: Mandatory Mini Camp
Vegas Nation host Bryan Salmond, Raiders beat writer Micheal Gehlken and Review-Journal sports writer Ed Graney go over day one of the Raiders mini camp.
Rossi Ralenkotter On Retirement
Rossi Ralenkotter discusses retirement amid travel scandal.
Las Vegas Aces Vs Indiana Fever Highlights
The Las Vegas Aces face off against the Indiana Fever.
Election Night: Polls Close At 7 p.m.
Review-Journal political reporter Ramona Giwargis goes over what to expect from the Nevada primaries.
Steve Hill On Las Vegas Convention Center
Steve Hill, president and chief operating officer of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, discusses the impact of purchasing 8.3 acres adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center campus on the planned new 600,000-square-foot exhibit hall. The new hall fronting Convention Center Drive can be moved about 50 feet to the west to give contractors more room to make deliveries to the new building.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Tuesday, June 12
Debra J. Saunders Summit Update
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Steve Sisolak speaks after casting his vote
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak speaks to the media after he casted his vote in the 2018 Nevada primary election. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
New Springs Preserve Exhibit Shows Off "Nature's Ninjas"
"Nature's Ninjas" arrives at the Springs Preserve, in an exhibit and live show featuring critters that come with natural defenses, from armadillos to snakes, poison dart frogs to scorpions and tarantulas (Madelyn Reese/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Joel Huiqui uses national team experience to lead Lights FC
Lights FC defender Joel Huiqui learned leadership at the highest level. Huiqui captained Mexico's 2013 Gold Cup squad. He has been rostered 14 times by his country's senior national team. Now Huiqui wants to use that experience to lead the Lights. For me, it was really exciting. The moment I got the jersey on my skin, when I was lining up in the dugout to go out onto the field, when I was lining up and my national anthem was playing, it was incredible.
Cousins Maine Lobster to open inside 2 Las Vegas Smith’s stores
Cousins Maine Lobster food truck company will open inside Las Vegas’ two newest Smith’s at Skye Canyon Park Drive and U.S. Highway 95, and at Warm Springs Road and Durango Drive. Cousins currently sells outside some Las Vegas Smith’s stores and at Fremont Street and Las Vegas Boulevard. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Tony DeFrancesco talks about the win over Round Rock
Tony DeFrancesco talks about the win over Round Rock on June 11, 2018, at Cashman Field. (Betsy Helfand/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
125,000-square-foot Smith’s Marketplace preps for Grand Opening
The new 125,000-square-foot Smith’s Marketplace on Skye Canyon Road prepares for it’s grand opening. The new store will feature not only groceries but a bakery, pharmacy, wine and beer bar, gas station, apparel, housewares and more.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Tuesday, June 12
Vegas Nation: Mandatory Mini Camp
Vegas Nation host Bryan Salmond, Raiders beat writer Micheal Gehlken and Review-Journal sports writer Ed Graney go over day one of the Raiders mini camp.
Nevada Primaries: Governor Races
Review-Journal Political reporter Colton Lochhead goes over the election night primary results for the Governor races.
Las Vegas Aces Vs Indiana Fever Highlights
The Las Vegas Aces face off against the Indiana Fever.
Rossi Ralenkotter On Retirement
Rossi Ralenkotter discusses retirement amid travel scandal.
Election Night: Polls Close At 7 p.m.
Review-Journal political reporter Ramona Giwargis goes over what to expect from the Nevada primaries.
Steve Hill On Las Vegas Convention Center
Steve Hill, president and chief operating officer of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, discusses the impact of purchasing 8.3 acres adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center campus on the planned new 600,000-square-foot exhibit hall. The new hall fronting Convention Center Drive can be moved about 50 feet to the west to give contractors more room to make deliveries to the new building.
Primary Preview
Primary races that will set up highly anticipated matchups -- like the one between incumbent Republican Sen. Dean Heller and challenger Jacky Rosen -- will play out tonight as votes are counted. Review-Journal state government and politics reporter Ramona Giwargis sits down with Assistant City Editor, Rob Johnson to provide a preview into the primary election.
How long will North Korea's denuclearization take?
In Singapore, Las Vegas Review-Journal White House correspondent Debra Saunders asks President Donald Trump how long North Korea's denuclearization will take. White House video.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Wednesday, June 13
Police looking at theft, embezzlement and public misconduct
Metro police executed a search warrant last week at Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell's home, office and bank. The investigation was sparked by a Review-Journal story questioning Mitchell's spending. Police seized computers, bank funds, documents and a shotgun. The warrant said the funds were derived from... embezzlement, theft, unlawful use of public money and misconduct of a public officer.
The Venetian gondoliers sing Italian songs
Gondolier Marciano sings a the classic Italian song "Volare" as he leads guests through the canals of The Venetian in Las Vegas. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Trail Blazers center and Las Vegas native Zach Collins hosts basketball camp
Las Vegas native Zach Collins talks about his rookie season with the Portland Trail Blazers while hosting his basketball camp at Bill and Lillie Heinrich YMCA in Las Vegas. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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