Category Archives: Las Vegas

NFL BAD BEATS BLOG: Follow the Week 6 action

Welcome to Week 6 of the NFL season. Marquee games include Cleveland at Pittsburgh, Green Bay at Tampa Bay and the Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco in the Sunday night game. The Raiders have a bye this week. We’ll be following the action from all the NFL games. Refresh this blog throughout the day… Read More »

Woman dies in Summerlin crash

An 80-year-old woman was killed Saturday evening after a crash in Summerlin. Police were called at 6:11 p.m. to the intersection of West Flamingo Road and South Hualapai Way where a 2013 Nissan Altima and a 2005 Porsche Cayenne collided, killing the driver of the Nissan, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ken Nogle. Investigators… Read More »

Teofimo Lopez stuns Vasiliy Lomachenko to unify lightweight titles

Teofimo Lopez talked the talk. For nearly two years, he called to fight Vasiliy Lomachenko, the wily three-division champion regarded by many as the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet. And when faced with the opportunity to dethrone the WBA and WBO lightweight champion on Saturday night at the MGM Grand, Lopez walked the walk.… Read More »

Motorcyclist dies after crash in southeast Las Vegas

A Las Vegas motorcyclist died after a crash in the southeast valley Saturday afternoon. Officers were called at 1:54 p.m. to a crash near East Robindale Road and Branding Iron Lane, near South Spencer Street, after a 2009 Buell 1125CR tipped over and sent the rider sliding for about 200 feet, according to a statement… Read More »

1st day of early voting draws crowds in Clark County

In 71 years on this earth, Carl Johnson had never voted. That changed on Saturday, when, surrounded by his family and just a few hundred yards from the elementary school he attended in the 1950s and 60s, he cast his inaugural ballot at the Doolittle Senior Center on Nevada’s first day of early voting in… Read More »

Knights’ high-priced talent must develop chemistry to work

George McPhee was asked in late 2018 about his philosophy for building the Golden Knights, which at the time was based on an equal distribution of salaries and a collective leadership effort to achieve success. It was suggested to the then-general manager he was using a socialist approach, and McPhee humorously reminded his interrogator that… Read More »

Rhonda Fleming, film star of ’40s and ’50s, dies at 97

LOS ANGELES — Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 97. Fleming died Wednesday in Santa Monica, California, assistant Carla Sapon told The Associated Press. From her first film in color, “A… Read More »