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LVMPD Warns Chewbacca Against Distracted Driving in New Video | CBS Local LVMPD Warns Chewbacca Against Distracted Driving in New Video
Las Vegas police have again shown their allegiance to the power of the Force, this time producing a social media video warning against the dangers of distracted driving.
CBS Local | December 13, 2017
Board OKs Design Contract For Convention Center Expansion | CBS Local Board OKs Design Contract For Convention Center Expansion
The board over the Las Vegas Convention Center approved a nearly $60 million contract for a firm to design the center's expansion.
CBS Local | December 13, 2017
Nevada Allocates $4 Million More to Rape Kit Backlog Testing | CBS Local Nevada Allocates $4 Million More to Rape Kit Backlog Testing
Nevada is awarding $2.7 million to Las Vegas police to continue to pay for testing a backlog of thousands of sexual assault evidence kits, including some that went untested for up to 30 years.
CBS Local | December 13, 2017
Uber Charges Customer Over $14,000 For 20-Minute Ride | CBS Local Uber Charges Customer Over $14,000 For 20-Minute Ride
The incredible amount, which comes out to 18,518.50 in Canadian dollars, was posted to social media by the outraged rider on Instagram.
CBS Local | December 13, 2017
Season Of Giving: Top U.S. Charities In 2017 Revealed | CBS Local Season Of Giving: Top U.S. Charities In 2017 Revealed
Forbes has revealed their list of America's largest charities as well as how much of your money will actually go towards their respective causes.
CBS Local | December 13, 2017
Mother Arrested For Son’s 323 Hospital Visits, 13 Surgeries, Report Says | CBS Local Mother Arrested For Son’s 323 Hospital Visits, 13 Surgeries, Report Says
Physicians believe the woman's behavior fits the disorder known as Munchausen syndrome by proxy, a condition in which a person exaggerates or imagines medical problems to gain attention.
CBS Local | December 13, 2017
Ward Wins 300th, Hurricanes Top Golden Knights in Shootout | CBS Local Ward Wins 300th, Hurricanes Top Golden Knights in Shootout
Cam Ward earned his 300th career win Tuesday when Phillip Di Giuseppe's goal in the fifth round of a shootout lifted the Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over Vegas.
CBS Local | December 13, 2017
Nevada Health Link Host Last Chance For Health Care Enrollment | CBS Local Nevada Health Link Host Last Chance For Health Care Enrollment
The shortened enrollment period for health insurance is just 45 days and began November 1 and continues through December 15, 2017.
CBS Local | December 13, 2017
Southern Nevada’s Homeless Population Among Highest Nationwide | CBS Local Southern Nevada’s Homeless Population Among Highest Nationwide
Las Vegas was the smallest city among the 10 cities with the largest homeless populations, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
CBS Local | December 13, 2017
Man Falling From 2nd-Story Rail Caught By Nevada Jail Guard | CBS Local Man Falling From 2nd-Story Rail Caught By Nevada Jail Guard
Two Nevada sheriff's deputies are being credited with preventing a man from serious injury when he let himself fall backward from a second-story rail inside a county jail.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Former NLV Mayor Helps ‘Shop With A Cop’ Continue | CBS Local Former NLV Mayor Helps ‘Shop With A Cop’ Continue
Former North Las Vegas Mayor Michael Montandon, now a broker with Providence Commercial LLC, stepped up to ensure that the program would continue.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Judge Sets Hearing on Media Bid for Vegas Shooting Warrants | CBS Local Judge Sets Hearing on Media Bid for Vegas Shooting Warrants
A Nevada judge has set a hearing date on a bid by media organizations to unseal search warrant records in the investigation of the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds on the Las Vegas Strip.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
World Series of Poker to Have 78 Events in 2018 | CBS Local World Series of Poker to Have 78 Events in 2018
The 2018 edition of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas will feature 78 events.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Get Ready For More Road Closures This Week In Las Vegas | CBS Local Get Ready For More Road Closures This Week In Las Vegas
The closures are needed for construction of a carpool flyover structure linking U.S. Highway 95 with Interstate 15 as part of Project Neon, a nearly $1 billion 3.7-mile-long widening of I-15 from the Spaghetti Bowl interchange to Sahara Avenue. 
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Students Hit The Field For Las Vegas Bowl, But Won’t Be Playing | CBS Local Students Hit The Field For Las Vegas Bowl, But Won’t Be Playing
Middle and elementary school students from J.D. Smith and West Prep Academy will take the field at the Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium, on Saturday, December 16.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
People Mortgaging Their Homes To Buy Bitcoin, Report Says | CBS Local People Mortgaging Their Homes To Buy Bitcoin, Report Says
According to reports, a number of investors looking to cash in on the soaring prices have resorted to putting their houses up as collateral to fund the venture.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Scams And Delays Already Wreaking Havoc On Holiday Package Deliveries For Many | CBS Local Scams And Delays Already Wreaking Havoc On Holiday Package Deliveries For Many
The FBI is warning Americans to watch out for fake emails claiming to be from FedEx, UPS, and the U.S. Postal Service that are really filled with viruses.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Prosecutor: Nevada Doctor Indicted in Opioid Pill Mill Case | CBS Local Prosecutor: Nevada Doctor Indicted in Opioid Pill Mill Case
Federal prosecutors say a Nevada doctor is the first to face criminal drug distribution and Medicaid fraud charges for allegedly dispensing large amounts of powerful opioid medications with no legitimate medical purpose.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
E.T. Found? NASA’s Mystery Announcement Spurs Speculation | CBS Local E.T. Found? NASA’s Mystery Announcement Spurs Speculation
NASA will be addressing the specifics of their discovery on Dec. 14, which the space program says was made using a "learning machine" produced by Google.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Nevada Boosts Ads Ahead of Health Insurance Sign Up Deadline | CBS Local Nevada Boosts Ads Ahead of Health Insurance Sign Up Deadline
Nevada officials are hoping that additional advertisements, health fairs and other efforts will encourage more residents to sign up for subsidized health insurance during the last few days of this enrollment season.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Girls Work Together, Solve Problems Better Than Boys, Study Claims | CBS Local Girls Work Together, Solve Problems Better Than Boys, Study Claims
Researchers found that girls performed better in every country and economy that took the test; scoring 29 points higher than boys on average.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Breastfeeding Mother Kicked Off Spirit Airlines Flight, Reports Say | CBS Local Breastfeeding Mother Kicked Off Spirit Airlines Flight, Reports Say
The family was escorted off the plane from Houston to New York after the woman took her son out of his seat to quiet him down and feed him.
CBS Local | December 12, 2017
Solar Power Array Built For Switch Data Centers | CBS Local Solar Power Array Built For Switch Data Centers
Officials are marking completion of a utility-scale solar electric generation array near Las Vegas built to power the operations of commercial data centers in northern and southern Nevada.
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
Scores Of Toys Donated For The Annual Comfort Critters Campaign | CBS Local Scores Of Toys Donated For The Annual Comfort Critters Campaign
The toys will be loaded onto a fire engine and carried away for distribution to children in the community. First responders give the toys to children to help comfort them at fires, accident scenes and medical emergencies.
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
10th Annual Toy Drive To Benefit Children Of Domestic Violence | CBS Local 10th Annual Toy Drive To Benefit Children Of Domestic Violence
The DPS Parole and Probation Division is proud to partner with Safe Nest to help make a difference in the lives of families and children who are staying in Safe Nest shelters.
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
Police: Gunman Robs Two Businesses Back-to-Back | CBS Local Police: Gunman Robs Two Businesses Back-to-Back
Police released surveillance footage images of an armed gunmen being soughter after robbing two retail stores in a matter of minutes Sunday, according to authorities.
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
Burnett Steps Down From Gaming Control Board | CBS Local Burnett Steps Down From Gaming Control Board
Chairman Burnett has announced plans to join the firm McDonald Carano. A replacement for Chairman Burnett will be named at a later date.
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
MIT Researchers Land Deal For Needle-Free Drug Injector, Stage Set For Market Release | CBS Local MIT Researchers Land Deal For Needle-Free Drug Injector, Stage Set For Market Release
PRIME uses a "single-use, disposable vessel, which has a tiny nozzle at its tip" that fires a pressurized spray to penetrate the skin, instead of piercing the skin with traditional needles.
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
6-Year-Old YouTube Star Earns $11 Million Reviewing Toys | CBS Local 6-Year-Old YouTube Star Earns $11 Million Reviewing Toys
Ryan ToysReview started in 2015 when the boy was only four; it now has over 10 million subscribers
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
Kids Ask 73 Questions A Day, Many Parents Can’t Answer, Study Says | CBS Local Kids Ask 73 Questions A Day, Many Parents Can’t Answer, Study Says
Dr. Wass and his team found that parents are turning to Google more often to deliver the perfect response to tough questions.
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
245-Million-Year-Old Fossil Looks Like Darth Vader, So Scientists Name It After Him | CBS Local 245-Million-Year-Old Fossil Looks Like Darth Vader, So Scientists Name It After Him
The out-of-this-world fossil reportedly comes from the Mesozoic Era, when the landmass that's now present-day Idaho actually had a coastline.
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
One Dead, One Wounded in Drug-Related Shooting, Cops Say | CBS Local One Dead, One Wounded in Drug-Related Shooting, Cops Say
One man died and another suffered critical injuries in a shooting outside a Las Vegas home in a suspected drug-related killing Saturday, according to police.
CBS Local | December 11, 2017
Raiders Fall to Hunt, Defense, Chiefs 26-15 | CBS Local Raiders Fall to Hunt, Defense, Chiefs 26-15
Kareem Hunt churned for 116 yards and a touchdown in a performance reminiscent of earlier this season, the Kansas City defense fared just fine without star cornerback Marcus Peters, and the Chiefs beat Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders 26-15 on Sunday in a crucial AFC West showdown.
CBS Local | December 10, 2017
Man Jumps Out 2nd-Floor Window to Escape Fire | CBS Local Man Jumps Out 2nd-Floor Window to Escape Fire
Authorities say two people have been injured after a two-alarm apartment fire near McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
CBS Local | December 10, 2017
Vegas’ Overhauled Monte Carlo Transforming Into Park MGM | CBS Local Vegas’ Overhauled Monte Carlo Transforming Into Park MGM
With a robust art collection, rooms with a residential feel and an overall romantic atmosphere that contrasts sharply with the city's stereotypical glitz, the Monte Carlo is being transformed from an antiquated midlevel property taking up prime real estate on the Las Vegas Strip into the upscale Park MGM casino-hotel.
CBS Local | December 10, 2017
1 Man Dead, Another Wounded After Shooting | CBS Local 1 Man Dead, Another Wounded After Shooting
Authorities say one man is dead and another injured after a shooting near U.S. Highway 95 in Las Vegas.
CBS Local | December 10, 2017
Mooring Scores 27 to Lead UNLV Past Illinois, 89-82 | CBS Local Mooring Scores 27 to Lead UNLV Past Illinois, 89-82
Jovan Mooring shot 50 percent from the field and scored 27 points to lead UNLV to an 89-82 victory over Illinois at the MGM Grand Garden.
CBS Local | December 10, 2017
Golden Knights Get 3 Quick Goals in 2nd to Beat Stars 5-3 | CBS Local Golden Knights Get 3 Quick Goals in 2nd to Beat Stars 5-3
David Perron, Reilly Smith and Brayden McNabb scored in a span of 3:37 to turn a 1-all tie into a two-goal lead, and Vegas held off the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Saturday night for its fourth straight victory.
CBS Local | December 10, 2017
Assembly Republicans: Nevada’s political gang that ‘Can’t Shoot Straight’ | Las Vegas Tribune Assembly Republicans: Nevada’s political gang that ‘Can’t Shoot Straight’
The history of what passes for “leadership” in the Republican caucus of the Nevada State Assembly for the past 25 years is filled with examples of moderate, wishy-washy, go-along-to-get-along, you-get-the-gold-mine-we-get-the-shaft JV’ers who had legislative circles run around them by their Democrat colleagues. And those were the good ol’ days. Things are about to get worse. Thanks to the “red wave” in 2014, Republicans ended up in the majority in the Legislature’s lower house for the first time since 1985. And[...]
Las Vegas Tribune | December 09, 2017
Pre-Christmas thoughts as we consider the Spirit of Christmas | Las Vegas Tribune Pre-Christmas thoughts as we consider the Spirit of Christmas
We’ve kinda sorta gotten to be a very self-centered, selfish, and uncaring-about-others nation in many ways. If judged by our news, there’s no letup in man’s inhumanity to man at this time of year, as the uncaring and downright mean-spirited ones fling unkind and even crude and rude remarks at one another, whether in person or on social media such as Facebook, even if such remarks can lead a more delicate natured teenager to commit suicide (as has happened more[...]
Las Vegas Tribune | December 09, 2017
Sanctuary city suit makes political, not legal case | Las Vegas Tribune Sanctuary city suit makes political, not legal case
The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada filed a lawsuit this past week in Carson City attempting to block the voters from having a say on an initiative petition that would amend the state Constitution to prohibit sanctuary cities in Nevada. Tod StoryACLU of Nevada Executive Director  Tod Story was quoted in a press release as saying, “This pointless, poorly crafted petition would only serve to alienate Nevada’s immigrant communities from local police officers and vital government services, making our communities more vulnerable[...]
Las Vegas Tribune | December 09, 2017
Our Wishes for a Better Governmental New Year | Las Vegas Tribune Our Wishes for a Better Governmental New Year
Many Las Vegans may have been taken by surprise with the news of Congressman Ruben Kihuen being a pervert, but not those of us at the Las Vegas Tribune newspaper. We believe in the saying, “Tell me who your friends are and that will show us who you are” and we all know who Congressman Kihuen’s friends are. Kihuen is known as the protégé of the octogenarian former minority leader and the illegal Godfather of those he once wanted to[...]
Las Vegas Tribune | December 09, 2017
FreedomWatch sues to remove Mueller | Las Vegas Tribune FreedomWatch sues to remove Mueller
By Jonathan Easley The Hill A conservative group filed suit on Monday seeking to remove special counsel Robert Mueller from the Justice Department’s investigation into Russian meddling. Conservative lawyer Larry Klayman, the founder of the watchdog group FreedomWatch, filed a complaint in U.S. district court that seeks to force the Justice Department to investigate leaks from the special counsel, as well as “the obvious conflicts of interest among staff.” The complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI director Christopher[...]
Las Vegas Tribune | December 09, 2017
Oh, Brother! Subban vs Subban Goes to Vegas in SO | CBS Local Oh, Brother! Subban vs Subban Goes to Vegas in SO
Malcolm Subban made a career-high 41 saves — including one against his older sibling — and then denied all six shootout attempts Friday night to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-3 victory.
CBS Local | December 09, 2017
Kate Steinle’s murder acquittal verdict is a travesty of justice | Las Vegas Tribune Kate Steinle’s murder acquittal verdict is a travesty of justice
I was waiting, probably as many other people were, for the result of the Kate Steinle case, the young and beautiful woman killed in a San Francisco Bay pier by an undocumented homeless Mexican man. I always wondered why this man re-entered the country five different times to be homeless in a foreign land. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a 45-year-old Mexican citizen who was released from County Jail before the killing despite a federal request that he be held for[...]
Las Vegas Tribune | December 09, 2017
Vegas Shooting Survivors Thank First Responders With Baskets | CBS Local Vegas Shooting Survivors Thank First Responders With Baskets
Dozens of survivors of the mass shooting in Las Vegas are visiting hospitals, fire and police stations and other sites this week to thank first responders for their work during the night of Oct. 1.
CBS Local | December 08, 2017
Henderson Police Seeking Help In Murder Investigation | CBS Local Henderson Police Seeking Help In Murder Investigation
Police are asking the public to help them in finding a 2003 dark blue 4-door Honda Accord with Nevada license plates 061UKC.
CBS Local | December 08, 2017
Republic Services Offers Tips For Environmentally Friendly Holidays | CBS Local Republic Services Offers Tips For Environmentally Friendly Holidays
Republic gives five easy tips so each of us can do our part to make environmentally responsible choices throughout the holiday season and help make a positive impact in our communities.
CBS Local | December 08, 2017
Vegas Couple Pleads Guilty to Pair of Armed Carjackings | CBS Local Vegas Couple Pleads Guilty to Pair of Armed Carjackings
A Las Vegas couple faces long prison terms after pleading guilty to a pair of armed carjackings.
CBS Local | December 08, 2017
126 Nevada Inmates Bound For California Wildfire Lines | CBS Local 126 Nevada Inmates Bound For California Wildfire Lines
More than 100 minimum security inmates at prison camps in Nevada are being deployed to Southern California to help fight a series of raging wildfires.
CBS Local | December 08, 2017