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Tourists compare pre-pandemic Vegas to today's restrictions - VIDEO
We spoke with tourists walking up and down Las Vegas Boulevard about their experience so far amid pandemic restrictions, and how it compares to their last time in pre-pandemic Vegas. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Police: Mom Arrested in Fatal Crash Drove 121 MPH - VIDEO
A 23-year-old woman arrested Sunday night after a crash that killed her 1-year-old son was driving 121 mph at the time of the collision, according to a Las Vegas police report. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Golden Knights began their second training camp of the season on Monday
The Knights’ high level of participation in small-group workouts in the past month helped the team hit the ground running Monday.
Ex-MGM CEO Jim Murren lists mansion for $10.5M - VIDEO
Months after Jim Murren left MGM Resorts International with a golden parachute, the former casino boss is trying to sell his Las Vegas mansion for $10.5 million. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Boyd Gaming Corp. has laid off at least 2,500 Nevada employees - Video
On May 22, the casino operator issued letters warning of possible impending layoffs . affecting anywhere between 25 and 60 percent of employees. The company had approximately 10,000 employees in Nevada.
Search for next UNLV president is narrowed down to 4 finalists - VIDEO
A Nevada System of Higher Education committee will interview four finalists next week. This comes after suspending the search for a new UNLV president this spring due to COVID-19. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights On New Phase of Practice - Video
The Golden Knights head into phase 3 of their practice and are looking to quickly get back into their groove before heading back on the ice.
Naya Rivera confirmed dead after body is found - Video
Naya Rivera, the "Glee" star, went missing during a boating trip with her 4-year-old son at Lake Piru in California last week. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Actress Kelly Preston dies at 57 - Video
Kelly Preston, actress and wife of John Travolta, had been privately battling breast cancer for two years. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas police investigate homicide - Video
The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide at West Decatur Boulevard and Pennwood Avenue on Monday, July 13, 2020, in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Kelly McCrimmon on start of NHL Playoffs - VIDEO
Crews respond to brush fire in Henderson
Pecos Road was closed at Warm Springs Road as crews battle a 10 acre of brush fire.
Mario's West Side Market
Mario Berlanga, owner of Mario’s West Side Market, talks about his role in the community and his thoughts on the recent Black Lives Matter protests. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC 251 Recap Video: Usman, Volkanovski, Yan take home title belts
In the UFC's first event on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, Kamaru Usman, Alexander Volkanovski and Petr Yan took home wins and captured titles in the top-billed fights at UFC 251. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sunday forecast as the hottest day this year
The National Weather Service has forecast Sunday as the hottest day this year. Sunday is set to reach 114 degrees — the highest temperature in the valley since late July 2018
Free Covid-19 testing at 4 East Las Vegas schools in July - VIDEO
At the upcoming middle school events, tests will be available on a first-come, first-served basis from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at each location, or until supplies for the date run out. Other testing dates and locations are July 17-18, Monaco Middle School, 1870 N. Lamont St.; July 24-25, Jerome Mack Middle School, 4250 E. Karen Ave.; July 30-Aug. 1, Roy Martin Middle School, 200 N. 28 th St.
How Las Vegas missed out on the NHL
As new cases of COVID-19 increased, Las Vegas was bypassed as a potential hub for the resumption of the NHL Season.
Las Vegas bar workers frustrated, angry as restrictions return - VIDEO
In Southern Highlands, the Italian restaurant Spaghetty Western, while remaining open, had to shut down its bar. Bartender Scarlett Brock, who is still waiting to receive unemployment payments from the initial shutdown, calls the financial impact of being out of work again “a knock in the face.” (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Madame Tussauds Reopens on the Las Vegas Strip - Video
John Katsilometes visits Madame Tussauds Wax Museum at The Venetian as they reopen their doors for locals and tourists.
Making a Somewhere in Kentucky at Take It Easy in Las Vegas
Quianna Rodriguez of Take It Easy in Las Vegas makes a Somewhere in Kentucky espresso drink with mint, lime, soda water and tonic water. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas gives notice of potential layoffs - VIDEO
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas sent the state notice of potential layoffs at the 3,000-room property on the Las Vegas Strip.
COVID-19 case reported at Legislature's special session - Video
A person who was inside the Nevada Legislature Building has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, Legislative Counsel Bureau Director Brenda Erdoes said Friday, July 10. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Illegal Campfires in Mount Charleston - Video
The Mahogany Fire was fully contained on Tuesday after burning 2,758 acres in the Spring Mountain Range. The Forest Service said the suspected cause is an illegal campfire near the Mahogany campground.
Trial over marijuana licenses held at Las Vegas Convention Center
On the second floor of the south hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center, a makeshift courtroom was set up to host a potentially eight-week trial over the state’s distribution of marijuana licenses.
Parents react to CCSD's plan to reopen schools - Video
Three mothers discuss their concerns with CCSD's reopening plan, and how they are adapting to COVID-19 with their children. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Unemployed tour guide moving into her trailer
Susy Marsian-Bolduc, who is not working because of the coronavirus pandemic, said she can no longer afford to pay her rent, and will be moving into her trailer. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Trustees approve CCSD fall school reopening plan with caveat - VIDEO
In a marathon meeting Thursday night, Clark County School District trustees approved a plan to reopen schools this fall with the caveat that additional details about how to do so would come back before the board. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Bars return to phase 1 due to COVID-19 cases
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said some bars will return to Phase 1 restrictions because COVID-19 cases surging in Nevada.
Masvidal says his concerns with pay were resolved ahead of UFC 251 title fight - VIDEO
Just weeks ago, Jorge Masvidal had expressed concerns that he wasn't being paid accordingly by the UFC. Prior to his UFC 251 welterweight title fight against Kamaru Usman, Masvidal says the promotion has resolved the problems. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Stadium Swim revealed at Circa
On Thursday Circa Resort & Casino revealed new details for Stadium Swim, a multilevel pool amphitheater.
COVID testing offered at schools in the southeast Las Vegas Valley
No appointment is needed to get a nasal swab test, which detects whether an active infection is present. About 400 tests will be available each day on a first-come, first-served basis.
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A closer look at UFC's Fight Island: Fighters explain what it's like on Yas Island - VIDEO
Ahead of fighting at UFC 251, Rose Namajunas, Alexander Volkanovski, Max Holloway and Amanda Ribas share their experiences from Yas Island and give fans a closer look at UFC's Fight Island. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.10 | Half Billion Dollar Man
This week's guest is former Los Angeles Raiders linebacker Jerry Robinson. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Ed Graney, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. What does Patrick Mahomes' megacontract mean for the Raiders? Where will Colin Kaepernick play this season? Jerry Robinson reflects on his time wearing silver and black.
Holloway says he wants to "etch his name in the history books" at UFC 251 - VIDEO
Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway spoke to the media about competing at UFC 251, which takes place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on July 11, his battles with depression and more. He will rematch Alexander Volkanovski for the division title in the co-main event. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights back to full health - Video
The Golden Knights are currently in Phase Two of the NHL's return to play plan and are allowed to have 12 players skating at one time.
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.9 | Mark Davis: All or Nothing
This week's guest is Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Rico Gafford . Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Adam Hill, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. Mark Davis is displeased with a recent NFL owners vote. Rico Gafford trades in his helmet for a chefs hat. We get the first look inside the Raiders new training facility in Henderson.
NFL expected to shorten preseason to two games - VIDEO
Vegas Nation's Heidi Fang and Vinny Bonsignore discuss what changes to expect if the NFL shortens the preseason to two games and what that means for the Las Vegas Raiders. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas' NHL hub chances in jeopardy over spikes in COVID-19 - Video
Golden Knights writer Ben Gotz and Heidi Fang discuss the rumors that Las Vegas is no longer a frontrunner for an NHL hub city due to spikes in COVID-19 and what that means for the Vegas Golden Knights. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Aviators’ season canceled - Video
There will be no Las Vegas Aviators season in 2020.
Mike Perry says his girlfriend did "great work" as his lone cornerperson at UFC on ESPN 12 - Video
UFC welterweight Mike Perry explains what went into his decision to have his girlfriend, Latory Gonzalez corner him for his fight against Mickey Gall and why that worked for him at UFC on ESPN 12. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
What's Next for Dustin Poirier, Mike Perry Praises his Girlfriend's Corner Work at UFC on ESPN 12
Dustin Poirier defeated Dan Hooker in an instant classic at UFC on ESPN 12 and Mike Perry, with his lone cornerperson being his girlfriend, defeated Mickey Gall. Adam Hill and Heidi Fang recap the action from the UFC Apex. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
NHL expands Phase Two workouts to 12 players
The NHL expanded Phase Two workouts to 12 players on Tuesday. The league hopes to begin training camps July 10 before its 24-team postseason tournament starts in two hub cities.
Henderson Silver Knights practice facility tour - Video
Lifeguard Arena, the practice facility for the Henderson Silver Knights, is approaching its completion date.
UFC on ESPN 12 staredowns
All fighters competing at the UFC on ESPN 12 event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 27, squared off against each other following the weigh-ins on Friday. Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker will serve as the main event. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC on ESPN 12 weigh-in results - VIDEO
All 20 fighters competing at UFC on ESPN 12 made weight at the UFC Apex on Friday, June 26. The event, which takes place on Saturday, features a lightweight main event between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC's Mike Perry on why his girlfriend is his only cornerperson - VIDEO
Ahead of his fight against Mickey Gall at the UFC Apex on June 27 in Las Vegas, UFC welterweight Mike Perry speaks about who will be his only cornerperson – his girlfriend, Latory Gonzalez. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.8 | Inside Allegiant Stadium
This week's guest is Las Vegas Raiders linebacker Tanner Muse. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Adam Hill, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. Get the first look inside Allegiant Stadium in months.
Crews test Allegiant Stadium video boards - Video
On Wednesday, the infamous Raiders shield logo was scrolled across portions of the video ribbons inside the Allegiant Stadium.
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Culinary union express concerns about returning to work - Video
The Culinary Workers Union expresses their concerns about returning to work and the safety precautions that casinos are taking to ensure the safety of staff.
UFC president gives his take on newcomer Max Rohskopf quitting between rounds - VIDEO
UFC president Dana White reacts to UFC newcomer Max Rohskopf attempting to call off his own fight after the second round of his bout against Austin Hubbard at UFC on ESPN 11. The Nevada Athletic Commission will investigate the stoppage and what happened in the interaction with his cornerman, Robert Drysdale, who ignored Rohskoph's requests to stop the fight. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Blaydes decisions Volkov, Emmett takes on Fight of the Night at UFC on ESPN 11
Curtis Blaydes says he's fine playing the heel role after putting on a performance that left fans and UFC president Dana White unsatisfied, and Josh Emmett, though he took Fight of the Night for his performance over Shane Burgos, says he wasn't happy with his fight. The Review-Journal's Heidi Fang and Adam Hill recap the event in this post-fight recap.
UFC couple Tecia Torres and Raquel Pennington take home wins, create Pride fight kit - Video
Tecia Torres and Raquel Pennington, a couple competing in the UFC women's divisions, both took home wins at UFC on ESPN 11, which was also the first time they competed on the same fight card. Torres defeated Brianna Van Buren on the preliminary card and Pennington defeated Marion Reneau on the main card. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Dana White on what could happen with the UFC if another coronavirus shutdown happens, Nunes' possible retirement
UFC president Dana White says he's preparing as though another shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic may occur soon. If that should occur, he says he hopes the Nevada Athletic Commission will see that the organization has proven that they can still put on safe events in the UFC Apex facility. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC on ESPN 11 staredowns - VIDEO
UFC on ESPN 11, taking place at the UFC Apex on June 20, will feature 12 bouts. In the main event, heavyweights Alexander Volkov and Curtis Blaydes will look to prove who's the next top contender in the division. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC on ESPN 11 weigh-ins - VIDEO
Ahead of UFC on ESPN 11 on June 20, the 24 fighters competing in the event stepped on the scale at official weigh-ins at the UFC Apex. Frank Camacho, who's expected to face Justin Jaynes in a lightweight contest, was the only fighter to miss weight and came in two pounds over the 156-pound limit. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Lin-Manuel Miranda says 'Hamilton' criticism is 'fair game'
Lin-Manuel Miranda has responded to people claiming he presented an idealized version of the Founding Fathers. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Momofuku veteran chef leaving to cook for Raiders - VIDEO
Chef Michael Rubinstein is leaving the restaurant at The Cosmopolitan after 3½ years to take over as assistant executive chef at the Raiders’ practice facility.
House spending bill would ban nuclear weapons testing in Nevada - Video
A House spending bill for the Department of Energy includes legislative language tucked into the draft by Rep. Dina Titus that would prevent resuming nuclear weapons testing in Nevada. (MIchael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
McCarran International Airport has changed its baggage claim operations to enhance social
After being alerted to travelers’ concerns, McCarran announced it was altering baggage claim operations.McCarran spokesman Joe Rajchel said, “Each carousel will now have at least one flight assigned to it before any additional are added.". "This will help us reduce crowds around the carousels and promote social distancing.”
LVMPD Help Rescue People From Fire at Siegel Suites - Video
The LVMPD assists in a fire rescue at Siegel Suites downtown.
Vegas Nation Blitz ep.10 | Half Billion Dollar Man
This week's guest is former Los Angeles Raiders linebacker Jerry Robinson. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto is joined by Raiders reporters Vinny Bonsignore and Ed Graney, Allegiant Stadium insider Mick Akers and Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang. What does Patrick Mahomes' megacontract mean for the Raiders? Where will Colin Kaepernick play this season? Jerry Robinson reflects on his time wearing silver and black.
Las Vegas home prices set record in June as sales rebound
Las Vegas house prices hit an all-time high in June and sales totals surged from the prior month, a new report says, indicating the market rebounded as locals went back to work.
UFC 251 Recap Video: Usman, Volkanovski, Yan take home title belts
In the UFC's first event on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, Kamaru Usman, Alexander Volkanovski and Petr Yan took home wins and captured titles in the top-billed fights at UFC 251. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Caesars and Sands say they will fire workers for not wearing a mask - VIDEO
Casino operators are bolstering efforts to comply with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order that everybody wear a face covering in public. Caesars Entertainment Corp. and Las Vegas Sands Corp. said wearing a face covering is a condition of employment.
Madame Tussauds Reopens on the Las Vegas Strip - Video
John Katsilometes visits Madame Tussauds Wax Museum at The Venetian as they reopen their doors for locals and tourists.
How Las Vegas missed out on the NHL
As new cases of COVID-19 increased, Las Vegas was bypassed as a potential hub for the resumption of the NHL Season.
Illegal Campfires in Mount Charleston - Video
The Mahogany Fire was fully contained on Tuesday after burning 2,758 acres in the Spring Mountain Range. The Forest Service said the suspected cause is an illegal campfire near the Mahogany campground.
Masvidal says his concerns with pay were resolved ahead of UFC 251 title fight - VIDEO
Just weeks ago, Jorge Masvidal had expressed concerns that he wasn't being paid accordingly by the UFC. Prior to his UFC 251 welterweight title fight against Kamaru Usman, Masvidal says the promotion has resolved the problems. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A closer look at UFC's Fight Island: Fighters explain what it's like on Yas Island - VIDEO
Ahead of fighting at UFC 251, Rose Namajunas, Alexander Volkanovski, Max Holloway and Amanda Ribas share their experiences from Yas Island and give fans a closer look at UFC's Fight Island. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Jara says time for debate is over on CCSD reopening plan - VIDEO
With pressure growing for the Clark County School District to modify its school reopening plan, Superintendent Jesus Jara said Tuesday that the time has come to move forward on the existing blueprint. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clark County Democratic leaders resign
Several key Clark County Democratic Party leaders have resigned as progressive leadership has swelled in recent months.
Lawmakers to tackle $1.2B budget deficit in special session Wednesday - VIDEO
Closing the state’s $1.2 billion budget hole will be the prime focus of the upcoming special legislative session that will convene at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Carson City, according to a proclamation issued by Gov. Steve Sisolak. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Holloway says he wants to "etch his name in the history books" at UFC 251 - VIDEO
Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway spoke to the media about competing at UFC 251, which takes place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on July 11, his battles with depression and more. He will rematch Alexander Volkanovski for the division title in the co-main event. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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