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UNLV Shooter Had a Strange
Obsession With Las Vegas
Dec 8, 2023 7:33 AM CST
UNLV Shooter Had a Strange Obsession With Las Vegas
Former students recall Anthony Polito talking of little else during lessons
- The former East Carolina University professor who allegedly carried out a mass shooting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, was "obsessed" with Sin City, former students say. Anthony Polito taught in ECU's marketing department from 2001 to 2017 but it doesn't appear that he spent much...
Feds: He Hired a Hit Man, Then
the Hit Man Turned on Him
Dec 5, 2023 10:00 AM CST
Feds: He Hired a Hit Man, Then the Hit Man Turned on Him
Fereidoun Khalilian, who claimed to be a prince, believed he had a filmmaker killed: indictment
- A Florida man who claimed to be a prince and rubbed elbows with celebrities from Paris Hilton to Drake allegedly hired a hit man to kill a documentary filmmaker who planned to expose him as a fraudster. Fereidoun "Fred" Khalilian allegedly left several threatening voicemails for the filmmaker, Juan...
Her Body Was Found by
Rock Climbers 26 Years Ago
Dec 1, 2023 3:40 PM CST
Her Body Was Found by Rock Climbers 26 Years Ago
Authorities finally have a name for apparent homicide victim found in Nevada
- For more than a quarter of a century, investigators in Nevada were unable to identify a body found by rock climbers in rural Washoe County—though since people don't tend to bury themselves under piles of rocks, they deduced that she was a homicide victim. With the help of...
After Months of
Good News for Vegas
Nov 10, 2023 7:11 AM CST
After Months of 'Tense Negotiations,' Good News for Vegas
Vegas casinos, hotel workers union reach tentative deal to avoid a strike
- Over seven months of tense negotiations, mandatory daily room cleanings underscored the big issues that Las Vegas union hotel workers were fighting to address in their first contracts since the pandemic. Those issues also included job security, better working conditions, and safety while on the job. From the onset of...
Man Charged With Antisemitic
Threats to Jewish Senator
Oct 31, 2023 6:45 AM CDT
Man Charged With Antisemitic Threats to Jewish Senator
John Anthony Miller allegedly vowed to 'finish what Hitler started' in messages to Jacky Rosen
- A Nevada man has been arrested after allegedly leaving antisemitic voicemails at the office of Sen. Jacky Rosen. Before becoming the third Jewish woman to serve in Congress, Rosen served as president of Nevada's largest synagogue. Part of a delegation of senators who visited Israel after Hamas' Oct. 7...
Family Decries Cyclist's 'Sick'
Murder by Laughing Teens
Sep 27, 2023 7:33 AM CDT
Family Decries Cyclist's 'Sick' Murder by Laughing Teens
Jesus Ayala, Jzamir Keys accused of intentionally striking Andreas Probst, others in Las Vegas
- "Ready?" says the driver as a car speeds up behind a cyclist in a designated bike lane in Las Vegas. "Yeah, hit his ass," says his passenger, who is filming with his cellphone. A chuckle is heard just before the vehicle strikes Andreas "Andy" Probst , a...
This Is the Most
Diverse State in America
Sep 24, 2023 12:15 PM CDT
This Is the Most Diverse State in America
California ranks No. 1 on WalletHub's list; West Virginia is in last place
- If you're looking to set down roots in a true melting pot—in a place that WalletHub notes features "a complex tapestry of backgrounds"—there are some places in America that thrive when it comes to diversity. The site wanted to determine "where idea and identity...
Newspaper Is Victim of Hate
Campaign Over Bogus Reason
Sep 21, 2023 11:20 AM CDT
Newspaper Is Victim of Hate Campaign Over Bogus Reason
Online critics falsely accuse 'Las Vegas Review-Journal,' issue threats to reporter
- A Las Vegas newspaper is being viciously attacked online for its coverage of an alleged murder of a retired police chief, with critics guilty of either a misunderstanding or a deliberate attempt to mislead, per the AP . The "firehose of hatred" has led the
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Plane Race Ends
in Double Tragedy
Sep 18, 2023 9:11 AM CDT
Plane Race Ends in Double Tragedy
2 pilots killed in Reno, Nevada in collision upon landing; NTSB, FAA among those investigating
- Two pilots were killed when their planes crashed upon landing at an air racing event Sunday in Reno, authorities said. Officials with the Reno Air Racing Association said the planes collided at the conclusion of the T-6 Gold race around 2:15pm Sunday, per the AP . The pilots have been...
Passenger After Puke Incident:
'I Am Ashamed to Be Canadian'
Sep 6, 2023 2:21 PM CDT
Passenger After Puke Incident: 'I Am Ashamed to Be Canadian'
Air Canada takes heat for booting 2 passengers who refused to sit in vomit-covered seats
- Two passengers booked for a flight from Vegas to Montreal last month were escorted off the plane before takeoff, all because they wouldn't sit in their puke-soaked seats. The AP reports that the incident took place Aug. 26 on an Air Canada plane, on which Susan Benson was also...
Burning Man Is
the Opposite of
Burning This Year
Sep 3, 2023 6:01 AM CDT
Burning Man Is the Opposite of Burning This Year
About an inch of rain makes a muddy mess out of site in Nevada desert
- One might be tempted to rebrand Burning Man attendees from "burners" into "mudders" this year. As CNN reports, unusual storms dumped enough rain—a little less than an inch—on the annual bacchanal in the Nevada desert to turn Black Rock City into a soggy mess that has...
In the Middle of
a 5.1 Earthquake
Aug 21, 2023 3:30 AM CDT
In the Middle of California's Rare Tropical Storm, a 5.1 Earthquake
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Hilary was drenching the southern part of the state
- Tropical Storm Hilary drenched Southern California from the coast to inland mountains and deserts Sunday evening, prompting rescues from swollen rivers and forcing some of the nation's largest school districts to cancel Monday classes. Millions braced for more flooding and mudslides, even as the storm began to weaken, the...
He Hadn't Missed Work in
3 Decades, Gets Big Reward
in case you missed it
Aug 13, 2023 6:52 AM CDT
He Hadn't Missed Work in 3 Decades, Gets Big Reward
GoFundMe for Las Vegas Burger King worker Kevin Ford has brought in more than $400K
- Last June, a worker at a Nevada Burger King became an unexpected star, lauded for the fact that he hadn't missed a scheduled shift in 27 years. Kevin Ford's brush with fame came courtesy of a video he'd posted on TikTok that highlighted his impressive work ethic...
Suspect in Teen's Murder
Found Dead in Cell
Aug 7, 2023 6:15 PM CDT
Suspect in Teen's Murder Found Dead in Cell
Troy Driver was awaiting trial in kidnapping, murder of Naomi Irion
- The man suspected of killing Nevada teenager Naomi Irion last year will never go on trial for the crime. Authorities say Troy Driver, 43, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Lyon County Jail during a routine check Sunday evening, and preliminary details indicate that he killed himself by...
Cops: Man Who Fondled
Feet in Tahoe Arrested
Aug 3, 2023 9:54 AM CDT
Cops: Man Who Fondled Feet in Tahoe Arrested
Mark Anthony Gonzales, 26, accused of sneaking into Nevada resort condos to commit creepy crime
- A California man accused of sneaking into Lake Tahoe vacation condos and fondling women's feet has been arrested. On Wednesday, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office in Nevada said that 26-year-old Mark Anthony Gonzales of Atwater had been taken into custody on Monday and hit with burglary and battery...
In California, Crews
Battle Fire Tornadoes
Aug 1, 2023 12:17 PM CDT
In California, Crews Battle Fire Tornadoes
State's first big wildfire of the year erupted Friday, is still 0% contained
- After a slow start to the wildfire season, California is feeling the heat with its biggest blaze of the year. First spotted Friday in the New York Mountains area of the Mojave National Preserve in eastern San Bernardino County, the York Fire had burned thorough 77,000 acres as of...
2-Year-Old Dies From
Jul 26, 2023 10:00 AM CDT
2-Year-Old Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba
Woodrow Bundy likely acquired infection at natural hot spring in Nevada
- A 2-year-old boy in Nevada has died from a rare brain-eating amoeba infection, apparently acquired at a local hot spring. Authorities have not named the child, though family members identify him as Woodrow Bundy, per KVVU . He is believed to have contracted the brain-eating amoeba,
, while visiting Ash...
2 Women Die on Hike
in Valley of Fire State Park
Jul 24, 2023 2:00 AM CDT
2 Women Die on Hike in Valley of Fire State Park
Temperatures in the area hit 114 degrees on the day they went out
- Amid temperatures that rose as high as 114 degrees Saturday, two women went hiking in Nevada's Valley of Fire state park and never returned. After other hikers who had seen the women enter the park became concerned at not seeing them come back, Nevada State Police officers launched a...
States Reach Historic Deal
to Save Colorado River
May 22, 2023 8:40 AM CDT
States Reach Historic Deal to Save Colorado River
California, Arizona, and Nevada will cut back on water to keep it from running dry
- States along the Colorado River have finally struck a deal to keep the vital waterway from running dry in the West, reports the
New York Times
. The shorthand version of the complicated arrangement is that California, Arizona, and Nevada will reduce by 13% the amount of water they pull from...
Goodbye, Twitter Inc.
Hello, X Corp.
Apr 11, 2023 10:20 AM CDT
Goodbye, Twitter Inc. Hello, X Corp.
Parent company of social media platform has been absorbed by new Elon Musk firm, per court filing
- Twitter the social media platform is still up and running ( last we checked , anyway), but Twitter Inc. the parent company is no more. That's per a court filing from last week that indicates the company has been absorbed into Elon Musk's X Corp., with the news pointed...
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