Review-Journal reporters Elaine Wilson and Rachel Crosby discuss the latest update surrounding the autopsy reports around the Route 91 shooting victims.
3 Mario Batali restaurants on Las Vegas Strip to close
Days after new sexual misconduct allegations were made against celebrity chef Mario Batali, his company announced Friday that it will close its three Las Vegas restaurants July 27. Employees of Carnevino Italian Steakhouse, B&B Ristorante and Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria, all located in The Venetian and Palazzo resorts, were informed of the decision Friday morning. Bastianich is scheduled to visit the restaurants Friday to speak to employees about the next two months of operation as well as how the company plans to help them transition to new positions.
Pittsburgh still loves Marc-Andre Fleury
Las Vegas isn't the only city where Marc-Andre Fleury is a fan favorite. Fleury was drafted by Pittsburgh in 2003, and was its goalie until the expansion draft last June. He won three Stanley Cups as a Penguin, and helped turned the team from a bad one to a historically great one. Even though he's gone, Pens fans still have love for Fleury. Dick's Sporting Goods in Pittsburgh starting selling Fleury and Knights gear to keep up with demand. Season-ticket holder Bill Diamond had no thoughts of taking down his framed jersey. Pittsburghers say they'll be watching this week's Final with hopes that he raises another Cup.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Friday, May 25, 2018
Friday's headlines: Las Vegas police say teen shot parents, killing father; daughter identifies couple as fatal crash victims; and a championship parade in talks for Golden Knights.
Amazon's Alexa Recorded and Shared a Couple’s Conversation
Amazon's Alexa Recorded and Shared a Couple’s Conversation News station KIRO 7 reported a Portland couple’s conversation was recorded and sent to one of their contacts via their Amazon Echo device. They found out when the husband’s employee called him saying, via KIRO 7 The voice-activated assistant is used by more than 60 million U.S. consumers, according to Bloomberg. But what will happen if these devices become digital spies within our homes? Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Daniel Kahn Gillmor, to Bloomberg Daniel Kahn Gillmor, to Bloomberg Amazon Inc. issued a statement that the incident in Portland is an “extremely rare occurrence,” and the company did not state whether it was a bug or due to hacking.
High school graduates ready to work at Tesla
Finn performs at Cashman Field
Finn brings water to the umpire on May 12, 2018, at Cashman Field. (Betsy Helfand/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Fiery crash on US 95 northwest of Las Vegas kills 5
Five people were killed Sunday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash about 85 miles northwest of Las Vegas. A northbound car was attempting to pass a pickup on U.S. 95, when it moved into the southbound lane to pass and collided head-on with a another car. The car then hit the side of a truck, and the truck flipped over. The northbound car burst into flames, killing both people inside. The southbound car also had two people inside who died at the scene. A woman in the truck was hospitalized, and the driver died at the scene.
Neighbor talks about 15-year-old alleged shooter
Nolan Turner, 15, who lives across the street from the 15-year-old who allegedly shot and killed his father and shot his mother talks about growing up with the teen. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Lights Out: Lights FC Play LA Galaxy II Saturday
Las Vegas Light beat reporter Ben Gotz previews the Lights next game against the LA Galaxy II on Saturday.
Students at Bonner Elementary School Knight Up for the Golden Knights
Students at Bonner Elementary School Knight Up for the Golden Knights (Courtesy Bonner Elementary School)
Golden Knights talk about matchup with Washington
James Neal, Nate Schmidt and Marc-Andre Fleury discuss the Golden Knights' upcoming matchup against the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup Final.
Gerard Gallant talks about the Stanley Cup Final, Washington Capitals
Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant talks about the Stanley Cup Final and the matchup against the Washington Capitals.
The Right Take: Kids claim to be concerned about budget cuts
Ryan was one of six students Wednesday supposedly upset about budget cuts. Be real. Adults — be they parents, teachers or union officials — turned these kids into human shields and media props.
Las Vegas teen kills dad, wounds mom before she shoots him
A 15-year-old boy shot his father to death and wounded his mother in a west valley home Thursday morning before being wounded when she got a gun and returned fire, according to Las Vegas police. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers were called just after 10:45 a.m. Thursday on the 9900 block of Barrier Reef Drive, near West Sahara Avenue and South Hualapai Way. In a briefing near the scene, police said the teenager shot his dad in the head, killing him, then shot his mom, who got another gun and returned fire. They said the boy jumped a wall and ran away, but was arrested about a quarter-mile away. Both the teen and his mom were hospitalized and are expected to survive, police said. Police did not immediately identify the family members but said the man was in his early 50s and the woman was in her late 40s. K.M. Cannon/ Las Vegas Review-Journal
5 must-see bands at Punk Rock Bowling 2018
5 must-see bands at Punk Rock Bowling 2018
Vegas Nation: NFL Owners Meeting Day 2
Vegas Nation host Bryan Salmond and Review-Journal sports writer Gilbert Manzano go over the NFL owners meeting.
Gallant presser - May 24
Las Vegas Native Troy Brown Jr. Preparing for NBA
Former Centennial High School player Troy Brown Jr., now 18 and one of the most accomplished high school basketball players in the history of Las Vegas, is back in his hometown preparing to play in the NBA. (Madelyn Reese/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Morning Update - Thursday, May 24, 2018
Closing arguments at David Copperfield civil trial
Attorneys for British tourist Gavin Cox and MGM Resorts make their closing arguments in the David Copperfield civil trial at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Edge: Capitals advance to the Stanley Cup Final
Adam Hill provides an update following the Capitals 4-0 shut out over the Tampa Bay Lightning, advancing them to the Stanley Cup Final. Game one against the Golden Knights will take place Monday, 5 p.m. at T-Mobile Arena.
1 dead in North Las Vegas crash
One person died and another suffered life-threatening injuries after a Thursday morning crash in a North Las Vegas neighborhood. The crash occurred at 5:30 a.m. on Tonopah Avenue, near Lake Mead Boulevard and Pecos Road. A sedan traveling east on Tonopah crashed into a parked pick-up truck, killing the 29-year-old driver. A 23-year-old passenger was taken to UMC with life-threatening injuries. The driver's death marks the 13th traffic fatality NLVPD has investigated this year.
Washing Capitals fans after advancing to Stanley Cup Final
Adam Hill talks to some Washington Capitals fans in Tampa after the Caps beat the Lightning to advance to the Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights. (Adam Hill/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Students and parents gather for town hall over CCSD budget cuts
Students and parents gathered outside of Stanford Elementary school for a town hall to express grievances with the recent CCSD budget cuts as well as their school's designation as an autonomous school on Wednesday. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UNLV to face UNR in Mountain West baseball tournament
UNLV opens the Mountain West baseball tournament against UNR. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Golden Edge: Knights enjoying growing presence in the community
Bryan Salmond talks about how Golden Knights continue to become more popular in the Las Vegas community.
Las Vegas Stadium construction site drone footage
The Raiders set up a drone at the Las Vegas Stadium construction site on May 20, 2018.
Las Vegas Stadium Milestones
Las Vegas Stadium Milestones as of May 16, 2018.
Golden Edge: Knights continue to impact the community
Ed Graney interviews Golden Knights fan Spike Measer about the emotions from the Golden Knights Stanley Cup run as well as what the team has meant to the community.
Nevada Politics Today: Bryce Henderson
Nevada Politics Today video host Victor Joecks sits down with Democrat candidate for Senate District 10, Bryce Henderson.
Golden Knights talk about the upcoming series, crowd at practice
Erik Haula, William Karlsson and Reilly Smith talk about the large crowd at practice and the upcoming series for the Stanley Cup Final.
Gerard Gallant talks about the upcoming Stanley Cup Final
Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant talks about his team and the upcoming Stanley Cup Final.
Las Vegas Stadium Drone Fly Over
(Courtesy Oakland Raiders)
Arizona, New Orleans Pegged to Host Super Bowls in 2023 and 2024
Arizona, New Orleans Pegged to Host Super Bowls in 2023 and 2024 The announcement comes after league owners unanimously voted to approve the two cities. Arizona’s University of Phoenix Stadium will host Super Bowl LVII in 2023, its fourth time hosting. Michael Bidwell, Arizona Cardinals president New Orleans’ Mercedes-Benz Superdome will host Super Bowl LVIII in 2024, the city’s eleventh time hosting the event. Here is who will host the Super Bowls leading up 2023: Super Bowl LII, 2019: Atlanta Super Bowl LIV, 2020: Miami Super Bowl LV, 2021: Tampa Super Bowl LVI, 2022: Los Angeles
NFL Unveils its National Anthem Policy
NFL Unveils its National Anthem Policy The NFL released the revised policy on Wednesday after the controversy surrounding kneeling protests. NFLPA NFLPA The mandate requires players who choose not to stand to stay in the locker room or a similar location. The league will also exercise its right to fine any franchise that does not stand and “show respect” for the Anthem. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick headed the kneeling protests in 2016, with many NFL teams following suit to date.
Danica Patrick to Host 2018 ESPY Awards
Danica Patrick to Host 2018 ESPYs The NASCAR driver will be the first woman to host the annual sports award show. Danica Patrick Danica Patrick Patrick, who has been on the NASCAR circuit since 2010, is set to retire from racing after Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. The ESPYs will take place on July 18 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Disney Will Open ‘Star Wars’ Theme Park Expansion in 2019
Disney Will Open ‘Star Wars’ Theme Park Expansion in 2019 Disney Parks revealed ‘Star Wars’: Galaxy’s Edge is opening up in both California and Florida next year. Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering Orlando is also supposed to get a 'Star Wars' themed hotel where guests can don a costume and play along with an interactive story involving Jedis and Siths. Almost time to hitch a ride with the Millennium Falcon!
Las Vegas Morning Update - Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Here are your Wednesday morning headlines.
Vegas Nation: NFL Owners Meeting Day 1
Vegas Nation host Bryan Salmond and Review-Journal sports writer Gilbert Manzano go over the NFL owners meeting.
UNLV tennis players head to nationals
UNLV tennis players Aiwen Zhu and Alexandr Cozbinov talk about playing in nationals.(Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation: Raiders Participate In First Day Of Practice
Vegas Nation host Bryan Salmond and Raiders beat writer Michael Gehlken go over the Raiders first day of practice.
UNLV Surgeon Performs Successful Rare Pancreas Surgery
Las Vegas resident Mary Duda underwent a pancreatoduodenectomy, or Whipple procedure, for her pancreatic cancer. While the grandmother of 19 recovered, her doctors say she's one of the lucky ones. Pancreatic surgery can be risky and has a high morbidity rate. (Madelyn Reese/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Air Force's Dave Pilipovich on Mountain West basketball
Air Force coach Dave Pilipovich talks about the state of Mountain West men's basketball. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Right Take: Trump calls MS-13 members 'animals'
Last week, President Donald Trump hosted a summit with California law enforcement officers to discuss the dangers the state’s “sanctuary” policies. During Q&A, Fresno County sheriff Margaret Mims worried about the sanctuary law preventing her from telling federal officials that she had a MS-13 gang member in custody.
Culinary union members vote on whether to strike in Las Vegas
Jose Licea, an on-call kitchen worker at Planet Hollywood, arrived at the Thomas and Mack Center with a large American flag and bullhorn, chanting ‘no contract, no peace.’ Licea, who has worked on the Strip for 25 years, says he needs full-time work. The 58-year old also said workers need a wage boost to cover rising prices. “Everything is going up - gas, food, supplies.. We need to raise salaries.” Todd Prince Las Vegas Review-Journal
Gerard Gallant talks about the run to the Stanley Cup Final
Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant talks to the media about his team's run to the Stanley Cup Final.
Golden Knights Head Coach Gerard Gallant Press Conference
Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant talks live at City National Arena about the Stanley Cup Final.
Gabi Coffee & Bakery Is Like A Korean Speakeasy From The 1920s
Gabi Coffee & Bakery Is Like A Korean Speakeasy From The 1920s (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Brett Favre Opens Up About Past Vicodin Addiction
Brett Favre Opens Up About Past Vicodin Addiction The Hall of Fame quarterback told ‘Sports Illustrated’ that he was taking large doses of Vicodin in 1995. Favre became dependent on the painkiller after numerous surgeries, and he ended up going to rehab on three different occasions. Brett Favre, to 'The New York Times' Brett Favre, to 'The New York Times' Favre said with the pills he could Since his 2010 retirement, Favre said he’s suffered many health issues. In April, he told NBC he may have suffered thousands of concussions during his NFL career and has experienced short-term memory issues as a result.
Las Vegas union members voting to authorize the right to strike
Thousands of Las Vegas union members voting Tuesday morning to authorize the right to strike. A “yes” vote would give the union negotiating committee the power to call a strike anytime after June 1 at the resorts that fail to reach an agreement. (Todd Prince/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Morning Update - Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Here are your Tuesday morning headlines.
Hundreds line up to buy Las Vegas Golden Knights merchandise
Aaron Manfredi, Republican candidate for Clark County Public Administrator
Richard McArthur, Republican candidate for Nevada State Assembly District 4
Tom Heck, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate
Kevin Kruger following in dad's footsteps
Former UNLV point guard Kevin Kruger is an assistant for his dad and ex-Rebels coach, Lon, at Oklahoma. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas journalist Rachel Crosby reports from Hawaii during the Kilauea eruption
The ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea volcano are taking their toll on the Big Island of Hawaii. Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Rachel Crosby is on the island, and describes what she saw while reporting.
George McPhee talks about the Golden Knights run to the Final
Golden Knights general manager George McPhee talked to the press the day after the Knights advanced to the Stanley Cup Final.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Monday, May 21, 2018
Monday's headlines: Fiery crash on US 95 northwest of Las Vegas kills 5, man shot and killed in his car, and new Golden Knights gear is going fast.
Fleury, Reaves, Engelland On Western Conference Win
Golden Knights Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, Defenseman Deryk Engelland and Forward Ryan Reaves discuss the Knights heading to the Stanley Cup Finals.
Hawaii volcano presser
Talmadge Magno of Hawaii Civil Defense gives an update on the Kilauea volcano
Former Las Vegas Thunder captain, Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jim Kyte
Former Las Vegas Thunder, Winnipeg Jets hockey player Jim Kyte discusses playing in the first Winnipeg whiteout during the 1987 Stanley Cup playoffs. (Ron Kantowski/LasVegas Review Journal)
MAY07-MAY13: See the week’s best photos from RJ photographers
Explore the most eye-catching photos from Review-Journal photojournalists this past week.
5 best things to do at EDC
Same-Sex Weddings on the Rise in Las Vegas
Allie and Tara Shima finally tied the knot. They've been together for five years and have both been married before. This time, they wanted something simple, quick and cheap, but it still had to feel special. The couple chose Las Vegas. (Madelyn Reese/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas shooting survivor has surprise reunion
Oct. 1 mass shooting survivors Taylor Stovall and Parker Gabel meet for the first time since Gabel helped the injured Stovall to an ambulance the night of the shooting. Stovall, then 17, was shot in the arm. They met Friday at the Tropicana.
Sports Betting: Justify Likely To Win Preakness
Mike Brunker and Steve Davidowitz preview the Preakness horse racing and their picks on who will win.
Tomas Nosek On First Playoff Goal
Golden Knights Forward Tomas Nosek talks about his first playoff goal.
Golden Knights On Game Four Win Against Winnipeg
Golden Knights players react to their game four win against the Winnipeg Jets.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Sunday, May 20, 2018
Sunday's headlines: The secretary of state’s web portal leaves more than a million business entities vulnerable to fraud and scientists from Desert Research Institute have pioneered a way to pinpoint pivotal moments using ancient lead pollution.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Saturday, May 19, 2018
Here's what's happening this weekend in the Las Vegas Valley.
Real Estate Insider: Eli Segall and Brian Gordon
Las Vegas home prices are rising at one of the fastest rates in the country, availability has plunged, and homebuilders are fetching record prices. Applied Analysis co-owner Brian Gordon speaks about this and more, including which parts of the valley have the fastest-rising and overall highest prices, and the housing market's strengths and weaknesses.
Premier Vegas Sports: Adonis Stevenson vs Badou Jack preview
Review-Journal video host Bryan Salmond and boxing beat writer Gilbert Manzano preview the fight between Adonis Stevenson and Badou Jack as well as an insight into combat sports announcer, Mauro Rannalo's documentary on Showtime regarding his battle with Bipolar disorder.
Las Vegas Morning Update - Friday, May 18, 2018
Friday's headlines: Las Vegas police arrest Boulevard Mall gunman, Bonanza High School teacher faces charge over threatening texts, and a new welcome sign coming to downtown.
Southern Nevada softball teams falter at state tournaments.
Southern Nevada teams did not have the best run in the state tournament. First Basic lost to Douglas Thursday. The Wolves were eliminated by Shadow Ridge on Friday. Shadow Ridge lost a three-run lead in the seventh to Spanish Springs on Thursday, then got bounced by Douglas on Friday. Boulder City and Pahrump Valley were both eliminated from the Class 3A tournament Friday. Needles and Laughlin were eliminated from the 2A tournament. Indian Springs got bumped form the 1A tournament. Pahranagat Valley is the only team still alive entering Saturday.
Gerard Gallant Reacts To Game Four Win Against Jets
Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant reacts to the Golden Knights game four win against the Winnipeg Jets.
Small businesses struggle to find qualified candidates
A 2018 survey found that over two-thirds of small businesses in Nevada find it somewhat to very difficult to recruit qualified candidates. Bailey Schulz/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Pictographics expanding 3D printing with tax abatements
Indian Springs rushes the field after winning state
The Indian Springs baseball team celebrates winning the Class 1A state title after a 12-2 victory over Pahranagat Valley on May 19, 2018 at North Valleys High School in Reno.
Sports Betting: Mud Covers Preakness Track
Mike Brunker and Steve Davidowitz preview the Preakness horse racing and how the track will effect the outcome.