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Nevada Sen. Jacky Rosen reports raising about $3.2 million from October through December in her race to keep her seat
01/09/2024

Nevada Sen. Jacky Rosen reports raising about $3.2 million from October through December in her race to keep her seat

Nevada U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen raised about $3.2 million from October through December and holds more than $10.6 million in cash, according to her campaign, a record figure for an incumbent senator from Nevada at this point in the election cycle.

Former UNLV starting QB Jayden Maiava is becoming a Bulldog, landing with Georgia after entering the transfer portal
01/09/2024

Former UNLV starting QB Jayden Maiava is becoming a Bulldog, landing with Georgia after entering the transfer portal

Former UNLV quarterback Jayden Maiava has found a new home with one of the most powerful football programs in the country. The reigning Mountain West Freshman of the Year committed to Georgia on Monday, joining a team that ...

A “highly impactful” winter storm is expected to dump as much as a foot of snow Monday across the country's midsection, ...
01/08/2024

A “highly impactful” winter storm is expected to dump as much as a foot of snow Monday across the country's midsection, where blizzard and winter storm warnings are in effect.

A “highly impactful” winter storm is expected to dump as much as a foot of snow Monday across the country's midsection, where blizzard and winter storm ...

Those who like Washington to upset Michigan as 5-point underdogs tonight shouldn’t be shy about mixing in some pro-Odunz...
01/08/2024

Those who like Washington to upset Michigan as 5-point underdogs tonight shouldn’t be shy about mixing in some pro-Odunze positions.

Rome Odunze was already a hero on local football fields from his time at Bishop Gorman High where he emerged as one of the best high-school football players ...

It would be a shame, if not an outright mistake, if Pierce doesn’t have the opportunity to revel in more postgame victor...
01/08/2024

It would be a shame, if not an outright mistake, if Pierce doesn’t have the opportunity to revel in more postgame victories with the Raiders over the next few years.

It would be a shame, if not an outright mistake, if Pierce doesn’t have the opportunity to revel in more postgame victories with the Raiders over the next few years. ...

The sentence handed down Monday was in connection with a baseball bat attack on a person last year.
01/08/2024

The sentence handed down Monday was in connection with a baseball bat attack on a person last year.

A man who was caught on camera attacking a Las Vegas judge was sentenced Monday to up to four years in prison in an unrelated case. Deobra Delone Redden leapt over the bench and attacked Clark County District Court ...

As we wrap up 2023, the local housing market was as stable [as] it has been in years.
01/08/2024

As we wrap up 2023, the local housing market was as stable [as] it has been in years.

Vegas Inc sat down with Merri Perry, president of Las Vegas Realtors, to talk about the state of the real estate market in Las Vegas and how high interest ...

And going into 2024, Las Vegas is welcoming about 130,000 people to town this month for the annual Consumer Electronics ...
01/08/2024

And going into 2024, Las Vegas is welcoming about 130,000 people to town this month for the annual Consumer Electronics Show and is hosting its first Super Bowl on Feb. 11.

There was a time not long ago when gaming in the U.S. was almost entirely centralized in Nevada, and society would look down its nose at the state for its grip on ...

The ongoing wild horse roundup in rural Northern Nevada is planned to be what is likely the single largest gather conduc...
01/07/2024

The ongoing wild horse roundup in rural Northern Nevada is planned to be what is likely the single largest gather conducted by the federal government.

The ongoing wild horse roundup in rural Northern Nevada is planned to be what is likely the single largest gather conducted by the federal government. The Bureau of Land Management plans to gather and remove 2,875 mustangs ...

Final along for coverage of the Raiders' season finale.
01/07/2024

Final along for coverage of the Raiders' season finale.

A strong showing could be important for the directions of both franchises long-term. The Raiders are about to undergo a coaching search ...

Sun editorial: The  law is designed to solve a serious problem: the growing feeling of danger and insecurity for tourist...
01/07/2024

Sun editorial: The law is designed to solve a serious problem: the growing feeling of danger and insecurity for tourists and Resort Corridor workers who rely on the bridges to get around the Strip.

In a city that relies on tourism for the success of our local economy, the safety of our guests is paramount. So too is the safety of the ...

Business owner: “I’m telling ya, if that bridge becomes permanent, I’ll be out of business 100%, no doubt about it."
01/07/2024

Business owner: “I’m telling ya, if that bridge becomes permanent, I’ll be out of business 100%, no doubt about it."

The view of East Flamingo Road from Jay’s Market looks a lot different today than it did a year ago. Owner Wade Bohn used to watch outside the window ...

For UNLV, a tough day shooting on Saturday.
01/07/2024

For UNLV, a tough day shooting on Saturday.

The Scarlet and Gray knew what they were walking into on Saturday. They were just powerless to stop it. San Diego State looked primed for another Final Four run as they delivered an early knockout punch to visiting UNLV, racing out to a 20-5 lead and eventually closing out a ...

UNLV drops its conference opener.
01/06/2024

UNLV drops its conference opener.

UNLV may have just expelled its last gasp, and with 3:06 to play San Diego State holds a 66-55 lead ...

UNLV in a hole going into the break.
01/06/2024

UNLV in a hole going into the break.

UNLV played better as the first half went on, and at the break Kevin Kruger's squad is still hanging around, trailing San Diego State, 35-25 ...

EDITORIAL: Descriptions of the attack on the Capitol should never be forgotten — especially today, the third anniversary...
01/06/2024

EDITORIAL: Descriptions of the attack on the Capitol should never be forgotten — especially today, the third anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection. They are a testament to a dark day in American history.

“Clear out! Clear out!” came the shouts of James Smith, who first sounded the alarm about the danger moving toward the Capitol on that infamous afternoon. Washington Intelligencer writer Margaret Smith described watching ...

Here is a sampling of recent editorial cartoons by the Sun's Mike Smith. For more, visit bit.ly/3tCTOU9
01/06/2024

Here is a sampling of recent editorial cartoons by the Sun's Mike Smith. For more, visit bit.ly/3tCTOU9

Do you think Antonio Pierce will be the coach of the Raiders in 2024? Tell us what you think.
01/06/2024

Do you think Antonio Pierce will be the coach of the Raiders in 2024? Tell us what you think.

The 45-year-old Pierce has more reason than most of the coaches that have come before him to lament the situation he was thrust into and cite it as the first example of what’s held him back but he's refused to do so. ...

The effects are still felt years later.
01/06/2024

The effects are still felt years later.

Most Republicans nationally say it’s time to move on from the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol, while an overwhelming number of Democrats and most independents say the event should “never be forgotten,” according to a poll released this week. The poll, conducted ...

A man and his girlfriend were charged Thursday in the Las Vegas Dec. 1 shootings of five homeless people, two of whom di...
01/06/2024

A man and his girlfriend were charged Thursday in the Las Vegas Dec. 1 shootings of five homeless people, two of whom died

Las Vegas police have arrested a man and his girlfriend in last month's shooting that killed two homeless people and wounded three others. Cristobal Omar Perez, 31, and his girlfriend Kylee Au Yong, 21, were taken into custody ...

CCSD Superintendent Jesus Jara says he would like employee contract negotiations to be more transparent for the public
01/06/2024

CCSD Superintendent Jesus Jara says he would like employee contract negotiations to be more transparent for the public

The Clark County School District wants the public to have more access to its employee contract negotiations. This comes after a bruising, months-long process that was resolved just before Christmas with 18% across-the-board raises for teachers over the next year and a half ...

Researchers found that the greatest source of pollution was degraded pieces of plastic followed by food containers, bott...
01/05/2024

Researchers found that the greatest source of pollution was degraded pieces of plastic followed by food containers, bottles, plastic bags and toys.

The world’s largest alpine lake and a California jewel is being littered with plastic. In a study published late last year in the journal Applied Spectroscopy, scuba divers found 673 pieces of plastic in the lakebed of Lake Tahoe ...

Thomas and Johnson are listed at 6-foot-1 and 5-foot-11, respectively, making them the two shortest players on the team....
01/05/2024

Thomas and Johnson are listed at 6-foot-1 and 5-foot-11, respectively, making them the two shortest players on the team. But lately, the duo has turbocharged the UNLV backcourt.

UNLV went big in the offseason, centering its rebuilding effort around a trio of frontcourt veterans who all stand 6-foot-7 or taller. But the most impactful addition may be coming in a decidedly smaller package ...

EDITORIAL: While the deaths of five service members in the line of duty is unquestionably tragic, the loss of life could...
01/05/2024

EDITORIAL: While the deaths of five service members in the line of duty is unquestionably tragic, the loss of life could have been much worse.

Tragedy struck Japan for the second time in as many days Tuesday as five members of the Japanese coast guard died in a fiery collision between a De Havilland Canada Dash 8 operated by the Japanese coast guard and a much larger ...

Most notably, former UNLV student Stewart Rhodes, who founded the far-right militia group known as the Oath Keepers, was...
01/05/2024

Most notably, former UNLV student Stewart Rhodes, who founded the far-right militia group known as the Oath Keepers, was sentenced in May to 18 years in prison.

At least seven men with ties to the Silver State have either been arrested or were convicted for their involvement in the attacks on the Capitol Jan. 6, 2021, which ultimately left five people dead and caused millions in damages. Three Nevadans have been charged since the second anniversary of ...

Panthers get their revenge from the Stanley Cup championship, blasting the Golden Knights 4-1
01/05/2024

Panthers get their revenge from the Stanley Cup championship, blasting the Golden Knights 4-1

It's the seventh loss in nine games for the Golden Knights with two of them coming by the team that they beat for the Stanley Cup last June. Florida swept the season series by outscoring Vegas 8-3.

Judge Mary Kay Holthus, who was attacked by a defendant seen in a viral courtroom video, has returned to her duties, and...
01/05/2024

Judge Mary Kay Holthus, who was attacked by a defendant seen in a viral courtroom video, has returned to her duties, and Clark County District Court officials say they'll review their security policies

Clark County District Court officials are reviewing security measures at the Regional Justice Center and hoping to enhance the number of marshals at their disposal after a defendant Wednesday leaped over the judge’s bench ...

Las Vegas sportsbooks are hot for the College Football Playoffs with the national championship game set for Monday
01/05/2024

Las Vegas sportsbooks are hot for the College Football Playoffs with the national championship game set for Monday

The combination of a strong College Football Playoff field and the semifinals being on New Year's Day sparked a surge in betting, but not to the level hoped for by sportsbooks.

The defendant, Deobra Delone Redden, 30, was jailed on $54,000 bail and refused to return to court on Thursday on new ch...
01/04/2024

The defendant, Deobra Delone Redden, 30, was jailed on $54,000 bail and refused to return to court on Thursday on new charges.

He leaped over a defense table and the judge's bench, landing atop her and launching a bloody brawl with court officials and attorneys.

Some years, wagering only on teams in must-win spots may turn a profit, but historically, that hasn’t been the case.
01/04/2024

Some years, wagering only on teams in must-win spots may turn a profit, but historically, that hasn’t been the case.

There might be a few more puzzle pieces when it comes to betting the NFL's Week 18 schedule, but it’s not all that different from the rest of the year. ...

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