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Possible Thunderstorms for the Sierra Nevada and the Foothills Including Mariposa County, Oakhurst and Yosemite Today (Saturday)
Thunderstorms are possible in Mariposa County, Oakhurst and Yosemite National Park. April 20, 2019 - The National Weather Service Hanford Office reports a few thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.
Clark County saw second-largest population increase in nation
Clark County’s population grew by more than 48,000 people between 2017 and 2018 — the second-largest increase of any U.S. county, according to newly released census data. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates Nevada’s most populous county was home to more than 2.2 million people as of last July.
US Marshals Service: Nevada roundup nets 110 arrests
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a multi-agency roundup in communities across Nevada has resulted in 110 arrests. The U.S. Marshals Service says the two-week operation that ended Thursday focused on fugitive arrests, gang enforcement and an initiative targeting sex offenders.
Clark County Growing Faster than Almost Everywhere in the U.S.
Between 2017 and 2018 Clark County's population grew by 48,000 people. That was the 2nd largest increase of anywhere in the United States. Maricopa County, Arizona, home to Phoenix grew by 80,000 to take the top spot.
California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison
The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
Arizona firefighters rushed to hospitals after explosion at battery facility
Eight firefighters, from two separate agencies, were hospitalized Friday after an explosion at an Arizona Public Service facility in Surprise, where utility-sized lithium batteries used in the storage and distribution of solar energy are housed.
Regatta canceled: Golden Entertainment pulls plug on popular, controversial event
BULLHEAD CITY — It’s official: There will be no Laughlin River Regatta on Aug. 10. And organizers have no plans to bring it back. Sean Hammond, vice president and general manager for the Aquarius, Edgewater and Colorado Belle casinos in Laughlin, made the official statement on behalf of Golden Enter
‘Cloak and Dagger’ set for Laughlin
LAUGHLIN — “Cloak and Dagger” is the next production of the River Cities Community Theater Players. It will be the organization’s first production to be presented in Laughlin.
FD: Eight firefighters injured in Surprise explosion
SURPRISE, AZ — Peoria firefighters injured in an explosion Friday night are all recovering, according to an update from the department's spokesperson. According to the spokesperson, "The guys are doing good."
Nevada Man Arrested By Police For The Murder Of His Girlfriend In Billings, Montana
Police in Montana on Thursday announced the arrest of a man in connection with the seven-month disappearance of his girlfriend. Gregory Scott Green, 53, was arrested in Henderson, Nevada, and charged with deliberate homicide, according to a press release by the Billings Police Department. The missin
Former gaming chief says Nevada must lead the way in regulation
Nevada must continue to support a strong regulatory environment for the gaming industry, even as society races into uncharted technological advancements, a former gaming regulator said.
Unanimous Nevada Supreme Court ends recall effort against Democrats
CARSON CITY — The Nevada Supreme Court Friday unanimously rejected a legal appeal by Republicans pressing to recall two Las Vegas Valley Democratic state senators. The brief, seven-page decision spells the end of the partisan recall effort that began in August 2017. It comes a year after a district
Part of Mohave County Detention Center sealed off for decontamination
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) â€” Mohave County Sheriff Douglas Schuster says a section of his jail is currently closed for decontamination after 5 inmates collapsed earlier this week from apparent overdoses on fentanyl, an opioid he says is a hundred times more powerful than morphine.
Arizona man sentenced on over $4 million oil investment scam
PHOENIX — A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing millions of dollars on an oil investment scam. For over two years, Robert Aguayo, 41, solicited investments from 48 individuals taking $4.75 million, the Attorney General’s Office said.
Ranking Arizona: Top 10 Mexican restaurants for 2019
Here are the Top 10 Mexican restaurants in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2019 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with w
What is the saddest, angriest city in Arizona? Your tweets may hold the answer
If Arizona cities could boast a collective mood based on their Twitter feeds alone, it seems that Gilbert’s would be all smiles and Tucson, not so much. At least according to one company’s new study.
Arizona Medical Marijuana Program Hits Record High Number Before 4/20
Here's a kind statistic to help light up your 4/20 celebrations: The Arizona medical marijuana program hit a milestone of more than 200,000 total participants for the first time last month, according to the latest report by the state.
Did Famed Comedian Argue with God Before He Died? This Story Will Give You Chills
It was April 10, 1992, when famed comedian Sam Kinison was on his way to Laughlin, Nevada to perform at a sold-out show in his 1989 Pontiac Trans Am. Out of nowhere a pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old crossed the center lane and slammed into Kinison.
Nevada revives wild horse birth control program
RENO, Nev. (AP) â€” Nevada horse advocates are looking forward to getting back to their work in the field after the state agreed to resume a birth control project for a herd of free-roaming mustangs near Reno.
A different kind of rodeo: Dot Foods employees put their skills to the test
BULLHEAD CITY — It’s not often that one witnesses a rodeo that features a basketball but no bulls, buckin’ broncos or cowboy hats. Such an event was on display Thursday afternoon at the Dot Foods distribution center in Bullhead City.