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Downtown motel gets multi-million dollar makeover

A newly renovated motel promises to bring a bit of Palm Springs to downtown Las Vegas. The Downtowner has reopened as a nightly motel after the first phase of a major makeover. → Read More

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules

Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman's marital status and tell her about the "emotional implications" of an abortion. → Read More

Marshawn Lynch paid $5,000 in quarters for Luxor interview

It's no secret that Marshawn Lynch marches to the beat of his own drummer. The former Raiders running back, known for his bruising Beast Mode style, is known to give reporters and coaches fits. But a story just surfacing about a Lynch payday in Las Vegas is weird even for the enigmatic character. → Read More

UNLV announces football series with Army

The bright lights and glitz of Sin City will meet the rigid discipline of West Point when UNLV and Army for a football series. It will be the first gridiron meeting ever for the two schools. → Read More

Crews begin renovation of Fremont Street canopy

The Fremont Street Experience launched its $32-million renovation of the Viva Vision canopy early Monday morning. The work is part of a project to give the world's largest single video screen a major face lift. → Read More

"James Holzhauer Day" declared in Clark County

Jeopardy! champion, and Las Vegas resident, will receive a ceremonial key to the Las Vegas Strip Thursday afternoon at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign. In a daily double, Clark County Commission Chair Marilyn Kirkpatrick will also declare today "James Holzhauer" Day throughout the county. → Read More

New rules considered for 'pop-up' emergency rooms

So-called "pop up" emergency rooms are a new trend in healthcare. One has opened in Las Vegas. Critics are concerned many of the businesses do not have enough regulation. This week, Clark County commissioners will tackle that issue. → Read More

Pedestrian killed on I-15 near Sloan

For the second time in less than 24 hours, a pedestrian was hit and killed on I-15 in Clark County. The Nevada Highway Patrol says the most recent crash happened Thursday night near Sloan. → Read More

Mamma Mia! opens in Henderson

The hit musical Mamma Mia opens Friday night at the Henderson Pavilion. This production stars some veteran performers from the Las Vegas Strip. → Read More

Underground 'people mover' planned for Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is recommending using Elon Musk's Boring Company to build a futuristic people mover under its remodeled facility. The hope is one day tourists could zip up the strip from McCarren International Airport to Downtown in a matter of minutes via underground tubes. → Read More

AFAN opens new headquarters

Southern Nevada's largest and oldest HIV support group has a new home. Aid for AIDS of Nevada begins its 35th year helping the Las Vegas Valley with a modernized facility on Sahara, near Eastern. → Read More

Donor gives $62,500 to destroy 1 October guns

The guns used to kill 58 people and inure hundreds more will likely be destroyed, thanks to money from an anonymous donor. → Read More

Woman shot outside Las Vegas bank

A woman was shot and wounded outside a central Las Vegas bank early Monday morning. → Read More

Demolition of Campus Village begins

Demolition of the old Campus Village shopping center, on Maryland Parkway across from UNLV, is set to begin Friday morning. → Read More

Police investigate deadly shooting

Metro homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead at an apartment building near Boulder Highway and Tropicana. → Read More

Police search for missing North Las Vegas man

Police in North Las Vegas are searching for an elderly man who is missing and could be in danger. → Read More

UPDATE: Missing man located

UPDATE: Metro Police say the missing man has been located and he is safe. → Read More

UPDATE: Boyfriend arrested in fatal shooting of 17-year-old girl

North Las Vegas Police have arrested 21-year-old Seneca Carey in connection with this morning's domestic violence death of a 17-year-old female. → Read More

Two killed in violent I-11 crash

Investigators suspect speed and impairment led to a crash that killed two people and injured three others on southbound I-11 south of Boulder City Tuesday morning. → Read More

Police hunt for hit-and-run driver

Local police are searching for a driver who hit a man in front of the Boulevard Mall and left him for dead overnight. → Read More