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Feb 22, 2018

All new residences built in the city of Las Vegas will be required to have automatic sprinkler systems for fire suppression.

Feb 22, 2018

Big changes for homebuyers in the City of Las Vegas looking for a new build home. It’s a story News3 has been following for nearly nine months since Las Vegas City Council first looked at mandating residential fire sprinklers.

Feb 14, 2018

The UNLV debate team is doing better than ever.

Feb 12, 2018

Local residents may need to invest in a subscription to an online streaming service — Iowa City’s last video-rental store, Family Video, officially closed last weekend.

Feb 8, 2018

Two weeks before classes commenced at his new high school, Matthew Gomez found himself in the vice principal’s office.

Feb 7, 2018

He was the undisputed King of Las Vegas. His signature graced the side of the city’s fanciest casino and his gravelly voice greeted callers to the hotel. But now Wynn Resorts Ltd. will have to get used to life without Steve Wynn as CEO.

Jan 29, 2018

At 15, I arrived in the United States with a suitcase full of clothes, a picture of my golden retriever and the excitement of starting my new life. That was 10 years ago. Last month, the day after I graduated from college, I got on a nonstop flight that carried me and my new journalism degree away from the place I call home, back to a place my family and I once waved goodbye to. I am unsure I will be allowed to reenter.

Jan 23, 2018

Now that the Bundys are out of jail and the judge dropped charges due to misconduct by federal prosecutors, all their troubles are over, right?

Jan 23, 2018

When North Las Vegan Makenna Gott married her husband, Kyle, in 2013, she knew she was marrying YouTube, too.

Jan 16, 2018

he 2018 Homeless Census and Survey will launch on January 24th.

Jan 10, 2018

New Year’s fireworks exploded overhead as the Metropolitan Police Department’s lead homicide investigator arrived at the scene of the final killing of 2017, the deadliest year in Las Vegas since at least 1990.

Jan 3, 2018

What can you do in three minutes?

Jan 2, 2018

A UNLV study concluded the Las Vegas City Council should mandate automatic fire sprinkler systems for all new single-family homes, a measure city officials have left on the table without a vote for months.

Dec 20, 2017

San Diego native Jacqueline Phan passed on opportunities to study in California so she could contribute to biochemistry research here in Las Vegas.

Dec 18, 2017

The study, conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and CNA, a non-profit research and analysis organization, also found that the implementation of body cameras resulted in a decrease in police misconduct. The full study can be found here: https://www.cna.org/cna_files/pdf/IRM-2017-U-016112-Final.pdf.

Dec 11, 2017

By the time violence broke out at a white nationalist march and counterdemonstration in August in Charlottesville, Virginia, UNLV senior Robert Gipson II had had enough.

Dec 11, 2017

By the time violence broke out at a white nationalist march and counterdemonstration in August in Charlottesville, Virginia, UNLV senior Robert Gipson II had had enough.

Dec 8, 2017

A recent study conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas showed that use of force complaints dropped significantly at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) after the agency deployed body cameras.