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‘What goes around comes around,’ Friend to North Las Vegas hit-and-run victim heartbroken by loss

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– A young man was fatally struck during a hit and run in front of his house on Sunday, and residents say that cars usually speed down that block. Bow Jordan, a personal friend of the deceased says he never thought something like this, would happen to someone he knew. “I see it on the news, someone gets hit. I’m like wow that’s unfortunate. But having it happen to someone so close to you, it hits a different part of your heart.”
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Black man arrested on warrant for white man awarded $90K settlement

LAS VEGAS — A case of mistaken identity has cost two Las Vegas-area law enforcement agencies a combined $90,000. The Henderson Police Department will pay Shane Lee Brown $25,000, while the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department will pay the 25-year-old $65,000 after he was held for nearly a week for a crime a 51-year-old man named Shane Neal Brown is accused of committing, KVVU-TV reported.

Las Vegas Strip May Lose a Major Sports Franchise

In Las Vegas, the house rarely loses. Sin City usually gets what it wants because it's an amazingly attractive destination for pretty much any business. That has been especially true in the sports world where the National Hockey League (NHL) literally added a new team in order to become the first major league professional sports team to set up shop on the Las Vegas Strip.

Charges: Maplewood woman stole millions in COVID relief funds

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Two women have been charged with engaging in fraud schemes to steal millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief funds.Takara Hughes, 35, of Maplewood, and Tequisha Soloman, 39, of Las Vegas, allegedly submitted fraudulent claims and applications for unemployment benefits meant to provide relief to the American workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic.While Solomon and Hughes resided in Nevada or Minnesota, court documents allege that they falsely claimed they lived in Los Angeles or San Diego and worked as hairstylists in California. California's Employment Development Department paid Solomon at least $37,000 and Hughes at least $46,000 in...

25 Black-Owned Restaurants in Las Vegas

Although Las Vegas’s culinary scene often seems dominated by the big names on the Strip, the Nevada city is chock-full of delicious restaurants—many of which are Black-owned. Whether you’re looking for a taste of home while visiting Sin City or searching out an unforgettable treat to stave off a hangover, Las Vegas is a good place to embark on an exploration of dishes from different cuisines and backgrounds. From Instagram-ready spot Café Lola to the comfort food of chef Natalie Young’s eat., there is something for every visitor. Here are 25 Black-owned restaurants to consider when planning your next vacation to Las Vegas.

World War II-Era Boat Exposed at Lake Mead as Water Levels Decline

A World War II-era boat was spotted more than halfway out of the water at Nevada's Lake Mead this week as the lake's water levels continue to decline. The Higgins landing craft — which was previously 185 feet below the lake's surface — is located less than a mile from Lake Mead Marina and Hemenway Harbor, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Associated Press and KLAS.

World War II-era boat emerges from shrinking Lake Mead

A sunken boat dating back to World War II is the latest object to emerge from a shrinking reservoir that straddles Nevada and Arizona.The Higgins landing craft that has long been 185 feet (56 meters) below the surface is now nearly halfway out of the water at Lake Mead.The boat lies less than a mile from Lake Mead Marina and Hemingway Harbor.It was used to survey the Colorado River decades ago, sold to the marina and then sunk, according to dive tours company Las Vegas Scuba.Higgins Industries in New Orleans built several thousand landing craft between 1942 and 1945,...

Burger King Employee of 27 Years Who Went Viral With Mediocre Anniversary Gift Receives $275,000 on GoFundMe

A Burger King employee who hasn’t missed a shift in 27 years has been rewarded for his hard work, as he’s received nearly $275,000 in donations from a GoFundMe campaign. Earlier this month Kevin Ford, who works as a cook and cashier at Burger King in the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, went viral after posting a video of himself opening a mediocre gift bag he received from the company to mark his nearly 30 years on the job.

Las Vegas police seek help locating missing endangered adult

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Las Vegas Metro police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Donna Whitlock, a 75-year-old endangered woman. Whitlock was last seen on Sunday (July 3) around 12:45 p.m. near the 4000 block of Los Reyes Court, near Eastern and Harmon. She was last seen...

UFC 276 highlights & recap: Israel Adesanya routs Jared Cannonier

Watch the UFC 276 highlights video and recap from the title fight between middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Jared Cannonier. The bout took place on the UFC 276 fight card on Saturday, July 2, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Subscribe to on YouTube)

Notre Dame Football: Some Fighting Irish-BYU History and Hype

Last week’s trip in the Notre Dame-Ohio State way back machine got me thinking about another once-in-a-blue-moon matchup on this season’s schedule. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will take on the Brigham Young University Cougars on October 8 in Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium for the 2022 Shamrock Series game.

Adele discusses postponing Las Vegas residency: “I was a shell of a person for a couple of months”

Adele has opened up about being forced to postpone her Weekends With Adele Las Vegas residency earlier this year. The singer was due to start the residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace on January 21, marking her first shows since 2017, and it was scheduled to extend through to April. She announced the postponement a day before the residency’s planned opening night with a video, saying the show was simply not ready.

San Jose police arrest man in Vegas for stabbing woman to death

SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose police said they arrested a man in Las Vegas for stabbing a woman to death last month. Sgt. Christian Camarillo said on Friday that Kenneth Rogers, 37, of Alameda County was taken into custody by law enforcement in Las Vegas on June 20 and booked into the Clark County Jail, where he is in custody until he is extradited to Santa Clara County.