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Past articles by Katie:

The Big 50: Hollywood's top-grossing movies of all time

Every year it seems a new movie beats an old box office record. But have you ever wondered which films reign supreme when their earnings are adjusted for inflation? → Read More

Step up your cool-weather hair game

It’s finally cooler in Las Vegas, which means you probably feel a change in your hair. Or perhaps you just crave a new hairdo. Either way, Cena Jordan, owner and stylist of Wildflower Collective, is sharing tips and tricks to restore those summer-scorched locks and give you a new winter look. → Read More

Use this, not that: Your guide to healthier toppings

Dressings, dips and condiments add extra calories, salt, sugar and not-so-good fat. So how do you avoid the extra bulk without your food tasting bland? → Read More

Small changes can equal big health gains

Some of the best ways to squeeze in physical activity are to simply work them into your life. → Read More

New Year, new ways to keep on keepin’ on

What feels motivating initially can feel daunting after just a few week. So what happens if you feel like you’ve already dropped the ball since the ball dropped? → Read More

Your guide to tailoring

If you’ve ever bought an outfit that doesn’t look the same on you as it did on the mannequin or model, you’re not alone. Because everyone’s body is different, oftentimes alterations are needed to perfect a look. In five minutes, we’ll make you an expert on which garments to save and which ones to throw out or donate. → Read More

Last-minute costumes: In a pinch, count on your closet and pop culture

You’re running out of time to get to the costume store and you don’t want reuse last year’s outfit. What can you pull together? → Read More

Wynn nightclub director Jesse Waits resigns

After a six-year run as the managing partner and director of XS and Tryst nightclubs, Jesse Waits has resigned from the Wynn. → Read More

Flood advisory issued as storms hit the valley

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the northwest part of town as a storm makes it way through the valley. Most of the valley will experience light showers tonight and thunderstorms that will last ... → Read More

Police: Man armed with handgun, AK-47 chases off home intruders

A man who was sleeping when two people barged into his family’s home Tuesday grabbed a handgun and shot at the intruders then followed them outside with an AK-47 rifle and opened fire as they fled in a car, Metro Police said. The couple ... → Read More

Fire destroys 16 units; at least 22 people displaced, six taken to hospital

Sixteen apartments were destroyed in a three-alarm fire early this morning. Thirty-two apartments were evacuated and six people were transported to University Medical Center for ... → Read More

Las Vegas’ seven most hipster coffee shops

The most difficult part of being a hipster isn’t scouting out under-the-radar bands, or knowing where the best thrift shops are. It’s finding coffee shops with baristas in oversized glasses and man-buns, lattes served in mason jars and Instagram-worthy decor. Las Vegans ... → Read More

Las Vegas doctor accused of having sex with sedated teen

A Las Vegas doctor is facing child pornography counts after allegedly sedating a teenage patient and videotaping himself having sex with her at his office, according to Metro Police. Metro Police arrested Dr. Binh “Ben” Chung ... → Read More

One person dies on Night 2 of EDC

One person died and seven people were transported to area hospitals on Night 2 of Las Vegas' 2015 Electrical Daisy Carnival. Altogether, 408 carnivalgoers at this year's event required minor medical attention on Night 2. About 135,000 attendees made their way to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night. They ... → Read More

In the market for a wild horse? The BLM has you covered

The BLM will host its first ever wild horse adoption event at the Reno Rodeo Livestock Events Center this Sunday. Pick your perfect mustang from a selection of 20 wild horses captured on BLM-administered public lands in ... → Read More

No injuries in bus fire on Interstate 15, though bus destroyed

No one was injured when a bus caught fire Sunday afternoon on southbound Interstate 15, although the bus was destroyed. → Read More

Temps still in triple digits despite rain, hail; hot week expected

Don't let the rain and cloudy weather fool you — temperatures will reach the high 100s this week around the valley. → Read More

Police: Shooting victim in hospital; suspect on the run

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | 3:45 p.m. Officers are investigating a shooting this afternoon in the 8700 block of Maryland Parkway, near Pebble Street, Metro Police said. The victim was taken to University Medical Center after the incident, which was reported about 2:30 p.m., Metro Officer Laura Meltzer said. A suspect fled the scene, she said. → Read More

Man shot at convenience store near shuttered Riviera

Metro Police are investigating a shooting at a convenience store near the closed Riviera on Paradise Road. Police received a report just before noon that a man had been shot in the 2900 block of Paradise, officials said. The victim ... → Read More

One dead, one injured in afternoon shooting

One person was killed and another injured during a shooting in the east valley this afternoon. → Read More