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Sharks’ Joe Thornton suspended 1 game for hit on Knights’ Nosek

San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton has been suspended one game for a hit to the head of Golden Knights forward Tomas Nosek during Sunday night’s game at T-Mobile Arena, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Monday following a hearing on the incident.

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Las Vegas sports bettor moves up ‘Jeopardy!’ winnings list

Fresh off shattering the “Jeopardy!” single-day winnings record, James Holzhauer has moved into second place on the show’s all-time winnings list.

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UNLV students hear exonerated ex-death row inmate’s warning

Juan Melendez said he spent exactly 17 years, eight months and one day on death row in Florida for a murder he did not commit. He was arrested May 2, 1984, at age 32 in the death of Delbert Baker, a man found dead in September 1983 at the school of cosmetology he owned in Auburndale, Florida,...

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Las Vegas author recalls Tiger Woods’ first pro victory

Tiger Woods topped Davis Love III in a playoff to win the Las Vegas Invitatioal at TPC Summerlin in October 1996.

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Las Vegas jewelry shop celebrates 80 years in business this week

On April 18, 1939, Marcus Joy “M.J.” Christensen opened his first jewelry shop inside a drugstore on First and Fremont.

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Nevada troopers investigate fatal crash near Moapa Valley

The crash was reported just before 6:30 a.m. on northbound Interstate 15 near North Moapa Valley Boulevard in Moapa Valley, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

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Las Vegas man arrested month after body found near Lake Mead

A 25-year-old man stands accused of murder in the shooting death of a man found near Lake Mead National Recreation Area last month, Las Vegas police said.

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Clark County commissioner vows crackdown on derelict properties

Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom on Monday vowed to hold owners of dilapidated properties accountable as part of a crackdown on neighborhood blight.

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Raiders expected to pass on quarterback in 1st round

Derek Carr was the Raiders’ franchise quarterback when voluntary workouts began Monday. All indications are he’ll be in June when it concludes.

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Report: Raiders’ Antonio Brown settles 1 Florida lawsuit

As the Raiders begin their offseason workout program, new wide receiver Antonio Brown can focus on running routes rather than one of the legal issues he faces.

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E-cigarette explosion at Las Vegas airport ‘startled passengers’

No one was injured when the sound of an e-cigarette’s battery exploding Monday afternoon at McCarran International Airport caused “startled passengers” to run out an emergency exit, according to an airport official.

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Postal Service hit with last-minute Tax Day rush in Las Vegas

Tax Day hit the U.S. on Monday, leaving many Nevadans scrambling to get in their tax returns filed on time.

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Max Pacioretty fulfills son’s request, scores goal Sunday — VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Golden Knights winger Max Pacioretty said his son asked him to score a goal during the team’s first home playoff game Sunday against the San Jose Sharks and he delivered.

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Pulitizer Prizes honors coverage of 3 mass shootings

The South Florida Sun Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday and were recognized along with the Capital Gazette of Annapolis, Maryland, for their coverage of three horrifying mass shootings in 2018.

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Trump signs Titus bill to recognize school employees

A bill written by Rep. Dina Titus to recognize the contributions of school employees was signed into law last week by President Donald Trump, a congressional aide said Monday.

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Rancho Rams continue roll with 9-5 win over Carson Colts

The youthful Rams suffered some growing pains early against Carson (California), steadied the ship in the middle innings, then took off late en route to a 9-5 win over the Colts in the Blazer Spring Bash at Sierra Vista.

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New Jersey law allows terminally ill patients to get life-ending meds

Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed legislation making New Jersey the seventh state to enact a law permitting terminally ill patients to end their lives.

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Gas prices in Nevada surge ahead of busy summer travel season

Just as many Southern Nevada families hit the road to take advantage of spring break vacation this week gas prices are soaring.

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Las Vegas man accused of impersonating an officer, sexual assault

A 34-year-old man impersonated a police officer when he picked up a prostitute earlier this month, threatening to arrest the woman if she did not have sex with him, according to his arrest report.

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Delayed shooting death triggers Las Vegas homicide investigation

Las Vegas homicide detectives have opened an investigation after a man who was shot last week in a central valley apartment complex died from his injuries.

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