Victor Joecks: 4 reasons Tarkanian can beat Heller

History says Danny Tarkanian is wasting his time challenging Sen. Dean Heller in next year’s Republican primary. but past trends ignore the unique problems Heller faces in his re-election bid. (Victor Joecks/Las Vegas Review-Journal)


Gerard Gallant Reacts To Golden Knights React Overtime Loss Against Sharks
Gerard Gallant reacts to Golden Knights overtime loss against the Sharks.
Golden Edge: Knights Lose In Overtime 2-1 Against Sharks
Golden Edge host Bryan Salmond and Golden Knights beat reporter David Schoen go over the Golden Knights overtime loss against the San Jose Sharks.
Golden Edge: Knights Fall In Overtime Against Sharks
Golden Edge host Bryan Salmond goes over the Golden Knights overtime loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Stephen Paddock shops at Rangoon
MGM video of Stephen Paddock shopping at Rangoon.
Stephen Paddock eats at Mizuya
MGM video of Stephen Paddock eating at Mizuya.
Rancho baseball takes down Coronado, 9-1 in nine innings
Rancho baseball picked up a 9-1, extra-inning win at Coronado on Thursday. Down a run in the seventh, Rancho did just enough to send it to extras. Rancho exploded for eight runs in the ninth inning, started by Chayse Baker's two-RBI double. Jimmy Gamboa threw the first six innings, striking out six and allowing one run on six hits. Tanner Ray finished the job with three shutout innings with one hit and three strikeouts. Rancho improved to 11-2, 6-1 in Sunrise League play.
Students prepare for March for Our Lives in Las Vegas
Las Vegas students are preparing for the national March for Our Lives event on Saturday, hoping to spur comprehensive gun reform. (Amelia Pak-Harvey)
Review-Journal Roundtable: Footage Released Of Stephen Paddock
Review-Journal reporters Harrison Keely and Wade Millward go over the newly released footage of Stephen Paddock before the October 1st shooting.
Lights Out: Las Vegas prepping for home opener
Ben Gotz talks about the Lights FC season opener and their upcoming home opener against Reno.
An interview with Claytee White, director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV.
An interview with Claytee White, director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Footage of Stephen Paddock before October 1 shooting
MGM video of Stephen Paddock leading up to the shooting on October 1.
The Right Take: Armed school officer stops shooting
Victor Joecks talks about how an armed school officer stopped further violence.
Early voting in the Ward 5 Las Vegas City Council race at Las Vegas City Hall
Early voting in the Ward 5 Las Vegas City Council race at Las Vegas City Hall. There are eleven candidates running in the Ward 5 special election to serve out the remaining 15 months left on former councilman Ricki Barlow's term. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas-Review Journal
Michael Chiesa on Anthony Pettis: I think our trajectories are going in different directions
UFC 223 main card fighter Michael Chiesa was a guest on Covering The Cage to discuss his upcoming lightweight showdown with former champion Anthony Pettis. Though Chiesa acknowledged Pettis' skill set as being "phenomenal", he also believes "Showtime's" time in the spotlight is over.
CSN baseball coach Nick Garritano chats about the team's 18 game winning streak
College of Southern Nevada baseball coach Nick Garritano talks about the team's 18-game winning streak before practice at Morse Stadium in Henderson, Nevada, on March 21, 2018. (Ron Kantowski Las Vegas Review Journal)
Indy 500 changes networks
After a 54-year run on ABC, the Indianapolis 500 is switching networks. Starting in 2019, the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" will be shown on NBC. The IndyCar series has signed a new media rights deal with NBC Sports Group. The new deal is expected to dramatically increase exposure. Las Vegas native and former Indy 500 pit road reporter Jamie Little said it was a great move for the series. “Having been part of the IndyCar family, I’m thrilled to see the series land one big TV deal."
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Safe Nest victim advocate wants to keep Domestic Violence court
Ivette Barreres, a victim advocate with Safe Nest, hopes to keep Domestic Violence court intact in the Clark County court system. K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Mandarin Bar has a cocktail for every sign
UNLV's Tony Sanchez on Thursday's practice
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez talks about Thursday's spring practice. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Stephen Paddock interacts with VIP desk
Surveillance video of Stephen Paddock interacting with the VIP desk at the MGM.
Stephen Paddock drives vehicle from self-park to valet
MGM video of Stephen Paddock driving his vehicle from self-park to valet.
Bellman loads Stephen Paddocks luggage
MGM video of a bellman loading Stephen Paddocks luggage.
Stephen Paddock interacts with employee near elevator
MGM video of Stephen Paddock interacting with an employee while waiting for an elevator.
Luggage handler loads Stephen Paddock's luggage onto a cart
MGM video of a luggage handler loading Stephen Paddock's luggage.
Stephen Paddock waits for the elevator with MGM employee
MGM video of Stephen Paddock waits for the elevator with MGM employee.
Stephen Paddock plays slots
MGM video of Stephen Paddock playing slots.
Stephen Paddock walking from slots to elevator
MGM video of Stephen Paddock walking from slots to an elevator.
Stephen Paddock interacts with slots desk employee
MGM video showing Stephen Paddock interacting with slots desk employee.
Stephen Paddock plays slots in high-limit slot area
MGM video of Stephen Paddock plays slots in the high-limit slot area.
Stephen Paddock enters hotel with suitcases
MGM video of Stephen Paddock entering the hotel with suitcases.
Stephen Paddock walking through hotel with suitcases
MGM video of Stephen Paddock walking through the hotel with suitcases.
Stephen Paddock in parking structure elevator
MGM video of Stephen Paddock in a parking structure elevator.
Stephen Paddock playing slots, interacting with employee
MGM video of Stephen Paddock playing slots and interacting with an employee.
Stephen Paddock exiting parking structure elevator
MGM video of Stephen Paddock exiting the parking structure elevator.
Stephen Paddock taking elevator to casino
MGM video of Stephen Paddock taking and elevator to the casino.
Stephen Paddock taking elevator to parking garage
MGM video of Stephen Paddock taking an elevator to parking garage.
Security footage details Stephen Paddock's moves days prior to Las Vegas shooting
Footage released by MGM Resorts shows Paddock gambling and moving luggage to his 32nd floor suite in the days prior to the Las Vegas shooting. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Security footage of Stephen Paddock at Mandalay Bay
A short compilation of footage of Stephen Paddock bringing luggage into Mandalay Bay and gambling in the resort casino. MGM Resorts.
Rain, wind throughout the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday
Rain will continue to fall in Las Vegas Thursday, before tapering off at night. The valley could see as much as a quarter-inch of rain, according to the National Weather Service. Breezy conditions are also expected with sustained winds around 20 mph and gusts up to 35. The forecast high for Thursday is 69 degrees. The rain should clear up by Friday morning, and the weekend will see mostly sunny skies and breezy conditions. A wind advisory has been issued by the weather service in the Spring Mountains until 8 p.m. Thursday.
Pedestrian fighting for her life after hit and run
A woman in her 50s is at University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after being hit by an SUV. She was trying to cross Flamingo Road near Torrey Pines on Thursday morning when she was struck by the SUV, Las Vegas police said The driver of the SUV did not stop and police are searching for the vehicle.
Starbucks Will Give You $10 Million for a Better Cup Design
Starbucks Will Give You $10 Million for a Better Cup Design Get your thinking caps on because the company is looking for a new cup that's easier to recycle. The $10 million grant challenge sees Starbucks partnering with investor group Closed Loop Partners for the project. According to CNN Money, Aside from the new cup design challenge, Starbucks stated it will test a cup with an inner lining made from plant fibers to prevent hot liquid from leaking. Will you join the challenge for #Bettercups?
UNLV basketball looks back, ahead
UNLV will face a few challenges next season UNLV will have to move on without its starting guards Amauri Hardy and Tervell Beck are key returning players for UNLV Brandon McCoy is expected to say goodbye to UNLV and opt for the NBA UNLV faces an improved Mountain West with Gonzaga possibly joining And San Diego State should again contend for conference title
Joe Biden: I Would've 'Beat the Hell Out of Trump' in High School
Joe Biden: I Would've 'Beat the Hell Out of Trump' in High School The former vice president made the comments during an "It's On Us"anti-sexual assault speech at the University of Miami. Joe Biden Joe Biden Biden, who has worked with the "It's On Us" movement for the past few years, went on to discuss how both women and men have an obligation to try and prevent sexual assault and harassment as well as prevent future incidents. Joe Biden
Questionable spending by Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell
Constable Earl Mitchell was elected to service court records, handle evictions and garnish wages ... but some of his spending of county funds has raised questions. Despite the county paying him more than $100,000 a year, Mitchell wrote himself $70,000 in checks over the past two years. In 2016, Mitchell withdrew $500 at an ATM at Timbers, a video poker bar Less than 20 minutes later he took out another $500. One Sunday he withdrew $100 at an ATM at Sunset Station Casino. There was also a $500 tab at this pub in a casino on the strip. He also spent thousands on restaurant meals, bars and trips to towns where his children live. Mitchell declined an interview to explain why.
A drizzly Thursday could drop as much as a quarter-inch of rain on the Las Vegas Valley.
A drizzly Thursday could drop as much as a quarter-inch of rain on the Las Vegas Valley. Chances of rain will be between 60 and 70 percent for most of the day before diminishing at night. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Five Chris Stapleton songs you need to hear
Knock on wrong door leads to Las Vegas homicide investigation
A cable company employee’s knock on the wrong east valley apartment door Saturday led to a homicide investigation. Malcolm Aubry, 22, answered the door and told the employee to call police. Aubry told police he punched his girlfriend because he was scared. Officers found Debra Pauline McCollum’s body on a bed in the apartment. Aubry now faces a murder charge and is being held in county jail without bail.
Matt Thomas sets records to start Lights FC season
Lights FC midfielder Matt Thomas set records in his first start last Saturday. Thomas scored the club's first-ever goal 70 seconds into its game at Fresno FC. It was the fastest goal by an expansion team in USL history. Now the Las Vegas native just wants to hold on to his starting spot. Once you get the start it’s just an opportunity, nothing more than that. You have to go out and prove yourself and prove that you deserve that spot.
Las Vegas approves urban chicken-keeping
Las Vegans may now keep up to 10 chickens in the yard of a single family home as long as their neighbors approve. Residents can keep hens for their eggs, but cannot breed the animals for sale or slaughter. Chickens are required to be kept in a fenced-in area with a run, and coops can’t be located any closer than 20 feet from their neighbors’ homes. Each adjacent property owner to the land where the chickens will be kept must provide their written consent. Some residents approached Councilman Bob Coffin about keeping chickens, and he sponsored the ordinance by request.
Steve Wynn to sell shares of Wynn Resorts
Steve Wynn plans to sell shares of Wynn Resorts amid talks from casino regulators over whether he should be forced to cut his stake in the company. ”Mr. Wynn disclosed that he intends to sell all or a portion of the common stock controlled by him,” the company said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Wednesday morning. The casino mogul owns 12.1 million shares, or 11.8 percent of the company. The stake is valued at $2.2 billions of Tuesday night. ”If he elects to sell any such common stock, he will seek to conduct such sales in an orderly fashion and in cooperation with the company,” the company said.
Austin bombing suspect is dead
Austin police confirm that a suspect in a spate of bombing attacks that left the Texas capital on edge for nearly three weeks died Wednesday morning. As law enforcement closed in on the 24-year-old man, he detonated a device inside his car. The blast injured a SWAT officer. Another officer fired his weapon. Austin police caught a break when the suspect shipped an explosive device via FedEx on Tuesday. A search warrant was obtained based on video from the FedEx distribution center and other store receipts. Police were able to inspect the suspect’s Google search history, ultimately tracking his location. Authorities do not know if the suspect worked alone. They also don't know his motives.
Attempted robbery turns deadly
An attempted robbery Tuesday night turned deadly when two men exchanged gunfire at The Suites on Boulder Highway near Flamingo Road. Police said one man broke into an apartment and tried to rob a man. The two men pulled out guns and shot each other. One man was killed and the other was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Metro detectives are still investigating.
Palo Verde softball beats Shadow Ridge, 8-6
Palo Verde softball picked up a key league win over Shadow Ridge on Tuesday. Palo Verde had 12 hits, including homers from Makall Whetten and Lauryn Barker. Shadow Ridge led 2-1 after two innings, but the Panthers scored three in the third. They took the lead for good in the fifth, and held off a rally in the seventh. Palo Verde improved to 9-5, 4-0, and moved into first place in the Northwest League.
Texas man gets life in prison for kidnapping Las Vegas woman
A Texas man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison. Jack William Morgan, 32, was found guilty of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend. Morgan gagged the woman and chained her to the floor of his van. He and another abductor took the woman to New Mexico, where they were arrested. The woman was found injured but alive.
CEO of Trustifi, a Las Vegas startup, speaks about his company.
Idan Udi Edry, CEO of Trustifi, a cybersecurity company specializing in email encryption services and security, speaks about his new company at his office in Las Vegas. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Twitter Users Defend Jim Carrey's Sarah Huckabee Sanders Portrait
Twitter Users Defend Jim Carrey's Sarah Huckabee Sanders Portrait On Saturday, Carrey tweeted a portrait of the White House Press Secretary, calling her "monstrous." Jim Carrey, via Twitter Some reports claim
Uber Self-Driving Car Kills Arizona Woman
Uber Self-Driving Car Struck and Killed Arizona Woman While in Autonomous Mode The incident took place in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday evening. Uber immediately suspended its self-driving cars as the incident is investigated, including Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Toronto and the greater Phoenix area. Some incredibly sad news out of Arizona,” Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi tweeted. “We’re thinking of the victim’s family as we work with local law enforcement to understand what happened. The National Transportation Safety Board is opening an investigation into the death and is sending a small team of investigators to Tempe, spokesman Eric Weiss said.
UNLV wins when UNR does in the NCAA Tournament
UNR coach Eric Musselman has a lot to shout about after a big win over Cincinnati UNR and San Diego State being in NCAAs benefits UNLV financially UNLV AD Desiree Reed-Francois could use extra money for the budget The Rebels are working on getting back to the limelight of the tournament UNLV, shown against Kansas in 2008, plans to return to the NCAAs
Dry Winter Worsens for Lake Mead
What was already a dry winter on the Colorado River has gotten worse in recent weeks, but Lake Mead is expected to stay out of record low territory for another year.
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Pedestrian dies after being dragged half-mile after being struck
North Las Vegas police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian. Police said an adult man was hit near a gas station on Las Vegas Boulevard North and was dragged a half-mile to where his body was found on an onramp to I-15 at Lake Mead Boulevard. Police are asking for the public's help as they search for the vehicle. This is the 10th fatal crash of 2018 in North Las Vegas.
Parents of Oct. 1 victim talk about community support
Chris Davis and Debbie Davis, parents of Neysa Tonks, who was killed in the Oct. 1 shooting, talk about community support following the shooting. "We've had so many people reach out ... It's amazing, we're all still just good human beings, I like to think that people are good," said Debbie. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Aaron Patty, North Las Vegas PIO details deadly hit-and-run
Paintball Attacks -- People injured in Las Vegas (LVMPD)
A recent series of drive-by paintball shootings in Las Vegas has resulted in the endangerment and injury of multiple people. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)
Bettors flock to Westgate sports book in Las Vegas
Betters lined up to place their bets on the basketball games of the NCAA Tournament at the Westgate sports book Thursday, March 15, 2018. Former NBA player Darrell Griffith hosted the watch party. Superbook director Jay Kornegay said the big crowds were expected and he is ready to handle all the bets. K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Tarkanian Drops Out of Senate Race to Run for House
At the urging of President Donald Trump, Republican Danny Tarkanian is dropping out of the U.S. Senate race to make another run for Congress.
Las Vegas Morning Update - March 18, 2018
Haula and Fleury on what the Golden Knights need to do to win
After losing 4-2 to the Minnesota Wild at the T-Mobile Arena, the Vegas Golden Knights' Marc Andre-Fleury an Erik Haula discuss what the team can do better to win.
Golden Edge: Knights lose to Wild once again
Steve Carp and David Schoen talk about the Golden Knights loss to the Minnesota Wild, including what has gone wrong for Vegas lately and a local kid scoring in his hometown.
Marchessault hopes Neal will get him going offensively
The Golden Knights leading scorer Jonathan Marchessault has not had a goal in his last nine games heading into Friday’s game with Minnesota. (Steve Carp/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights coach: We need to start winning again
After the Vegas Golden Knights fourth straight loss at home to the Minnesota Wild, head coach Gerard Gallant said the team needs to start winning again.
Review-Journal Reporter Roundtable: Survivors reconnecting through births
Elaine Wilson talks to Henry Brean and Briana Erickson about the story of survivors reconnecting after the births of children.
Las Vegas Morning Update - March 17, 2018
Big League Weekend, the Golden Knights, Tape Face, and Bon Jovi are just a few of the things happening this weekend.
The Right Take: Trump tweets support of Tarkanian running for CD3
President Donald Trump’s twitter feed often produces chaos. With just one tweet on Friday, however, he reordered Nevada politics and increased Republican chances in two races key races.
Student walkout at Clark High School
Students at Clark High School in Las Vegas walked out of their school on Wednesday, March 14, 208, joining a national protest against gun violence one month after the shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 students. (Marcus Villagran)
LFA 36's Corey Turner: I don't want to take the easy road
In his third fight as a professional at Legacy Fighting Alliance 36, Corey Turner will look to make a name for himself against Charles Johnson, an undefeated prospect.
The Car Tupac Shakur Was Shot In Is Now For Sale in Las Vegas
The 1996 BMW 7 Series that Tupac Shakur was shot in is on display for the first time since his death. Celebrity Cars Las Vegas authenticated the car and is now asking $1.5 million for it.
Dan Schwartz, Republican candidate for governor visits Sol-Up USA
Dan Schwartz, Republican candidate for governor, visits Sol-Up USA, a solar power company, as part of a primary campaigning stump. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye
Lights FC ready to start season
The Lights FC opens its season at 7 p.m. Saturday at Fresno FC. The match is the first of the team's 34 regular-season games. The Lights goal is to make the playoffs in their first year. To do that, they'd have to finish in the top eight of the 17-team Western Conference. We’re definitely excited for the season to kick off already and to see what the other teams have in store for us because we know we’re ready.
Las Vegas Morning Update - March 16, 2018
Friday's Headlines: Pedestrian dies after being dragged half-mile in North Las Vegas, Clark County DA Steve Wolfson kept quiet about aide’s theft, Golden Entertainment to invest $140M in Stratosphere
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