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Neuse hits home run, Aviators win 7-5
The Linq is Becoming the Most Technology Forward Casino on the Strip - VIDEO
The Linq is soon to bring virtual reality and holograms to the Strip along with 4D slots in a new technology immersed environment.
Foundation gives free medical equipment to seniors
Co-Founder of Foundation Assisting Seniors, Favil West, talks about the Henderson nonprofit and their 16th annual benefit golf tournament to take place on Memorial Day, May 27. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
UNLV prepares for MW baseball tournament
UNLV baseball coach Stan Stolte talks about the upcoming Mountain West tournament. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
LVCVA moves forward with people-mover (Michael Quine)
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority votes to approve a $48.7 million contract with California-based The Boring Company, a spinoff of Elon Musk’s SpaceX venture, for an underground people-mover transit system at the convention center.
Turner previews upcoming gun control efforts - VIDEO
The language in the bill banning bump stocks is still too vague. Red flag laws are a violation of due process. Rural counties are right to not enforce the background check bill, because it violates the constitution. That’s according to Don Turner, president of the Nevada Firearms Coalition.
Carr says to get used to him, he'll be around awhile
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr responds to rumors that team was going to draft a quarterback in the 2019 NFL Draft with the intention of replacing him.
UMC staff holds donor walk for Michael Sigler
UMC held its first donor walk Wednesday, to honor Michael Sigler, who donated his organs after succumbing to injuries from a motorcycle accident. (University Medical Center)
Las Vegas judge rejects argument to toss out death penalty
A judge in Las Vegas rejected arguments Tuesday from lawyers for a man facing three murder charges who asked to throw out the death penalty, in part, because prosecutors serve in the Legislature.
Raiders Stadium on Schedule For Completion, Safety Standards - VIDEO
The Raiders Stadium continues its construction on schedule and reporters Ed Graney, Rick Velotta and special guest project director on the Las Vegas Stadium Paul Dudzinsky go over all the latest updates.
Aviators' Dustin Fowler 2-run homer
Las Vegas Aviators' Dustin Fowler hit a 2-run homer.
Golden Knights and Henderson make deal on new facility - VIDEO
Henderson City Council unanimously approved a lease agreement with the Vegas Golden Knights to build and operate an indoor ice hockey facility in downtown Henderson, Tuesday evening. ( Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Symphony Park Groundbreaking of midrise apartment community
Las Vegas leaders welcomed the groundbreaking of the first residential development at Symphony Park on Tuesday.
Raiders Report for OTAs - Video
For the first time this season, the Oakland Raiders are reporting for organized team activities. While the team did not dress in full pads, helmets only, Vegas Nation crew Heidi Fang and Michael Gehlken report on what they saw at OTAs.
Carr says he's making strides in Gruden's offense
Derek Carr, Doug Martin, Kolton Miller and Tyrell Williams discuss their experiences in the offseason, getting to work together and how their roles will be defined as training gets underway organized team activities.
Gruden says Raiders improved supporting cast should help Carr this season
Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden talks about how the team chemistry is developing, what areas the they've improved their roster and how it'll help quarterback Derek Carr.
Nebraska's Fred Hoiberg on relationship with UNLV's T.J. Otzelberger - VIDEO
Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg talks about his relationship with T.J. Otzelberger. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Officials sign drought plan for Colorado River - VIDEO
Representatives from the Colorado River Basin states met today to sign an interstate drought contingency plan meant to protect minimum water levels in Lake Mead and Lake Powell. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Tubby Smith back at alma mater
Tubby Smith talks about being the basketball coach at High Point. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
UNLV Goes to UFC During Runnin' Rebel Caravan Tour - Video
UNLV men's basketball head coach T.J. Otzelberger and staff made a stop at the UFC Performance Institute as part of the Runnin' Rebel Caravan. Otzelberger was led around the facility by UFC legend Forrest Griffin.
UNLV's Otzelberger tests his mettle at UFC Performance Institute
UNLV men's basketball head coach T.J. Otzelberger learned how to power punch from UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin at the UFC Performance Institute on Monday. Otzelberger went through various mixed martial arts drills and got a tour of the state-of-the-art facility as part of the Runnin' Rebel Caravan. (Heidi Fang & Cassie Soto/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Aces Liz Cambage On Joining Team, Her career - VIDEO
Newly acquired Las Vegas Aces player Liz Cambage talks about joining the team and what to expect from her upcoming season here in the city.
CCSD police on the arrest of Deamonte Warren - VIDEO
CCSD police arrested Chaparral High School custodian Deamonte Warren on Friday on three counts of a school employee having sex with a student and an additional count of providing alcohol to a minor. (Courtesy CCSD Police)
Spring Mountain horses don't mind the snow
Snowfall made a return to the Spring Mountains overnight, May 19, 2019. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Heavier traffic expected from EDC festival attendees
Electric Daisy Carnival attendees began to vacate the Las Vegas Motor Speedway starting before 5 a.m., the majority heading south on Interstate 15.
What it's like to skip the lines and fly by helicopter to EDC
What it's like to skip the lines and fly by helicopter to EDC. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Desert Oasis wins state title
Desert Oasis coach Paul Buboltz gets drenched with water after team's championship victory. (Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
DJ Steve Aoki visits Las Vegas comic book store
DJ Steve Aoki visits Torpedo Comics in Las Vegas Friday, May 17, 2019, for a signing for his new comic book series "Neon Future." (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Woman charged with sex trafficking an 11-year-old girl on the Strip (Michael Quine)
Gigi Mitchell faces seven felony charges including sex trafficking and child abuse for bringing an 11-year-old girl to the Las Vegas Strip to work as a prostitute.
Hardway 8 Opens in Henderson - VIDEO
Hardway 8 UNLV Runnin' Rebels-inspired sports bar opens in Henderson, Nevada. Ron Kantowski sits down with former point guard and UNLV Hall of Famer Roberst Smith.
What is the EB-5 program?
The EB-5, or Immigrant Investor Program, was created by Congress in 1990. Its purpose was to stimulate the economy through job creation and capital investment by immigrant investors by creating a new commercial enterprise or investing in a troubled business, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website. Foreign investors put in a capital investment (either $500,000 under one pathway or $1 million under another pathway) into an eligible project. The investment must create at least 10 full-time jobs for qualifying U.S. workers generally within two years. If all terms of the program are met, investors are able to get a Green Card.
Yard sale for longtime partner of Las Vegas man pushed out of bus - VIDEO
A yard sale was held at the Desert Plaza Senior Apartments in downtown Las Vegas on Friday, May 17, 2019. Money was raised to benefit the longtime partner of the 74-year old man who was pushed off a bus and died.
Kamala Harris campaigns in Las Vegas
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris castigated President Donald Trump’s merit-based immigration plan, saying it was “short-sighted” and overlooked the cultural significance of family, during a campaign stop in Las Vegas. “We cannot allow people to start parsing and pointing fingers and creating hierarchies among immigrants,” Harris told Asian Pacific Islander leaders at a Chinatown restaurant, one of two appearances she made Thursday.
Desert Oasis in 4A title game
Desert Oasis coach Paul Buboltz talks about making the championship game. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Jerry Lewis house up for auction - VIDEO
Jerry Lewis' house was sold last year to Jane Popple. She now has the house up for auction with a few things left behind that belonged to Jerry. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Preakness Bets At Sunset Station
Mike Brunker, Howie Reed, Chuck Esposito and Brian Blessing bring you their best bets for the Preakness horse race.
The Right Take New Education Funding Plan - VIDEO
On Monday, Senate Education Committee chair Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, released a new education funding formula. For years, many Democrat politicians have criticized the current education funding formula, called the Nevada Plan. They claim it’s old and outdated. Their biggest beef is that it doesn’t allocate more money for students who are English Language Learners or live in poverty. The theory is that it’s harder to educate those students and so they need additional services, which costs additional money.
Clark County issued its 20,000 same-sex marriage license
The Clark County Clerk’s Marriage License Bureau issued its 20,000 same-sex marriage license to DeBary, Fla. couple. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Bel Air Drive Officer Involved Shooting Presser - Video
LVMPD Assistant Sheriff Tim Kelly goes over the officer-involved shooting on Bel Air Drive.
Kamala Harris campaigns in Nevada
California Senator Kamala Harris meets with One APIA Nevada, a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies empowering Asian Pacific Islander Nevadans. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Wind Blows In Henderson On Gibson Road And Reunion Trails Park - VIDEO
The wind starts to blow in Henderson on Gibson Road and Reunion Trails Park.
Las Vegas Smith & Wollensky opens at The Venetian
After 18 years, the Smith & Wollensky location on Las Vegas’ south Strip closed in 2017, to be re-born two years later with a rib-cutting — instead of a ribbon-cutting — in The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal)
Real Estate Millions: 2019 New American Remodel
Rain And Snow Fall On Deer Creek Road And Mount Charleston Resort - Video
Rain and Snow start to fall near the Mount Charleston Resort and Deer Creek Road.
Newly completed Project Neon HOV flyover ramp in the Spaghetti Bowl
The newly completed Project Neon HOV flyover ramp in the Spaghetti Bowl will open to traffic Monday morning, May 20, 2019, along with new HOV lanes on Interstate 15 and new HOV lane regulations on the HOV lanes on I-15 and U.S. Highway 95. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas sign turns 60
Sign designer Betty Willis talks about making the iconic Welcome to Las Vegas sign in May of 1959.
Aces trade for WNBA All-Star Liz Cambage - VIDEO
Aces trade for WNBA All-Star Liz Cambage Las Vegas will send point guard Moriah Jefferson and forward Isabelle Harrison to Dallas, along with first- and second-round draft picks in 2020. The 27-year-old averaged a league-high 23.0 points and 9.7 rebounds, second in the league, last season. She’s considered the WNBA’s best post player and will pair with reigning rookie of the year A’ja Wilson to form a formidable frontcourt.
Las Vegas, Clark County fire departments face off in burger eating challenge
Las Vegas City Fire Department battled Clark County Fire Department in a burger eating contest Thursday at a local Farmer Boys restaurant to raise money for the Southern Nevada Burn Foundation. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Colin Cantwell, Creator Of Iconic Star Wars Ships Visits Vegas
Colin Cantwell, who created and designed such "Star Wars" ships as the X-Wing fighter, and Death Star, met fans at Rogue Toys in Las Vegas today. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Seaman says Las Vegas City Council was wrong on Badlands - Video
The Las Vegas City Council erred by preventing development at the Badlands Golf Course. HOV lanes should be open to all vehicles. Current city restrictions on short-term rentals should stay in place. That’s all according to Victoria Seaman, candidate for the Ward 2 seat on the Las Vegas City Council.
Nevada State College Has First Graduating Class Of Deaf Studies - Video
The Nevada State College hosted their graduation ceremony on Tuesday where it had its first class of deaf studies.
The Right Take: Moving the Marijuana Money - VIDEO
Democrats introduced Senate Bill 545 yesterday. It would move the proceeds from the sales tax tax on the retail sale of marijuana into the Distributive School Account. Speaker Jason Frierson said the move would send “about $120 million to the DSA over the biennium.” The Clark County School District says it needs $120 million more to fund the raises promised by Sisolak. Combine those two bits of information and it looks like a solution is in sight. In reality, this move doesn’t change education funding by one dime.
Pete Buttigieg speaks at HRC Gala
Democrat Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks at the Human Rights Campaign Gala about the change and inclusivity he country needs. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Bees drop the ball, Aviators win
May rain in Las Vegas
Rain pours in Las Vegas on Thursday night throughout the valley including Downtown Las Vegas, the strip, and the Aviators ballpark.
DMV Remodeling Computer - VIDEO
Lawmakers in April questioned state Department of Motor Vehicles staff on the failed computer modernization.
LV Aces' Kayla McBride Hopes to Bring Winning Mentality to Town - Video
Instead of resting after the WNBA season wrapped up last fall, Las Vegas Aces guard Kayla McBride made the decision to play overseas. That decision would lead her to a pair of championship titles.
Review-journal Hosts Academic Awards For Grades 1 Through 12
The Las Vegas Review-Journal host the Academic Excellence award for grades 1-12 to honor students for their excellent work in school and in the community around them.
Joe Biden Addresses Supporters In Las Vegas - Video
Joe Biden visits his supporters in Las Vegas and talks about Donald Trump's Presidency and how he can heal a divided country.
Protester knocks over a Turning Point USA display at UNLV
On April 29 and 30, Turning Point USA hosted a booth in a common area at UNLV. A handful of individuals attacked the booth, including knocking over a display, throwing literature on the ground and throwing a granola bar at volunteers.
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Las Vegas Smith & Wollensky opens at The Venetian
After 18 years, the Smith & Wollensky location on Las Vegas’ south Strip closed in 2017, to be re-born two years later with a rib-cutting — instead of a ribbon-cutting — in The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal)
Las Vegas sign turns 60
Sign designer Betty Willis talks about making the iconic Welcome to Las Vegas sign in May of 1959.
Newly completed Project Neon HOV flyover ramp in the Spaghetti Bowl
The newly completed Project Neon HOV flyover ramp in the Spaghetti Bowl will open to traffic Monday morning, May 20, 2019, along with new HOV lanes on Interstate 15 and new HOV lane regulations on the HOV lanes on I-15 and U.S. Highway 95. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Colin Cantwell, Creator Of Iconic Star Wars Ships Visits Vegas
Colin Cantwell, who created and designed such "Star Wars" ships as the X-Wing fighter, and Death Star, met fans at Rogue Toys in Las Vegas today. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Las Vegas, Clark County fire departments face off in burger eating challenge
Las Vegas City Fire Department battled Clark County Fire Department in a burger eating contest Thursday at a local Farmer Boys restaurant to raise money for the Southern Nevada Burn Foundation. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Preakness Bets At Sunset Station
Mike Brunker, Howie Reed, Chuck Esposito and Brian Blessing bring you their best bets for the Preakness horse race.
Rain And Snow Fall On Deer Creek Road And Mount Charleston Resort - Video
Rain and Snow start to fall near the Mount Charleston Resort and Deer Creek Road.
Yard sale for longtime partner of Las Vegas man pushed out of bus - VIDEO
A yard sale was held at the Desert Plaza Senior Apartments in downtown Las Vegas on Friday, May 17, 2019. Money was raised to benefit the longtime partner of the 74-year old man who was pushed off a bus and died.
Hardway 8 Opens in Henderson - VIDEO
Hardway 8 UNLV Runnin' Rebels-inspired sports bar opens in Henderson, Nevada. Ron Kantowski sits down with former point guard and UNLV Hall of Famer Roberst Smith.
The Right Take New Education Funding Plan - VIDEO
On Monday, Senate Education Committee chair Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, released a new education funding formula. For years, many Democrat politicians have criticized the current education funding formula, called the Nevada Plan. They claim it’s old and outdated. Their biggest beef is that it doesn’t allocate more money for students who are English Language Learners or live in poverty. The theory is that it’s harder to educate those students and so they need additional services, which costs additional money.
Jerry Lewis house up for auction - VIDEO
Jerry Lewis' house was sold last year to Jane Popple. She now has the house up for auction with a few things left behind that belonged to Jerry. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Bel Air Drive Officer Involved Shooting Presser - Video
LVMPD Assistant Sheriff Tim Kelly goes over the officer-involved shooting on Bel Air Drive.
Wind Blows In Henderson On Gibson Road And Reunion Trails Park - VIDEO
The wind starts to blow in Henderson on Gibson Road and Reunion Trails Park.
Real Estate Millions: 2019 New American Remodel
Kamala Harris campaigns in Nevada
California Senator Kamala Harris meets with One APIA Nevada, a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies empowering Asian Pacific Islander Nevadans. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Aces Liz Cambage On Joining Team, Her career - VIDEO
Newly acquired Las Vegas Aces player Liz Cambage talks about joining the team and what to expect from her upcoming season here in the city.
Clark County issued its 20,000 same-sex marriage license
The Clark County Clerk’s Marriage License Bureau issued its 20,000 same-sex marriage license to DeBary, Fla. couple. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Former Las Vegas police officer get 25 life sentences for sexually abusing child
Former Las Vegas Police officer Bret Theil was sentences to 25 consecutive life sentences at the Regional Justice Center Wednesday, May 15, 2019, for sexually abusing a child over a decade. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Desert Oasis in 4A title game
Desert Oasis coach Paul Buboltz talks about making the championship game. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Aces trade for WNBA All-Star Liz Cambage - VIDEO
Aces trade for WNBA All-Star Liz Cambage Las Vegas will send point guard Moriah Jefferson and forward Isabelle Harrison to Dallas, along with first- and second-round draft picks in 2020. The 27-year-old averaged a league-high 23.0 points and 9.7 rebounds, second in the league, last season. She’s considered the WNBA’s best post player and will pair with reigning rookie of the year A’ja Wilson to form a formidable frontcourt.
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Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings

Texas moved a big step closer to arming more teachers and school personnel as a way to help prevent future campus shootings, under a bill sent to Gov. Greg Abbott.