Police arrest county official Robert Telles in murder of Vegas reporter Jeff German

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Las Vegas police arrested a county official Wednesday night on suspicion of murder in the death of a journalist he previously accused of waging a “smear” campaign against him. The arrest of Clark County Public Administrator Robert Telles, a 45-year-old Democrat who oversees securing the assets of deceased persons, followed an … Read more

Western states hit by further cuts to Colorado River water

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For the second year in a row, Arizona and Nevada will face reductions in the amount of water they can draw from the Colorado River as the West experiences more drought, have federal officials announced on Tuesday. While the cuts won’t bring immediate new restrictions – like a ban on … Read more

US: Drought-hit states will get less from the Colorado River

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. officials announced Tuesday that two U.S. states that rely on water from the Colorado River will face more water cuts as they experience extreme drought. The decision affecting Arizona and Nevada came as officials predict levels at Lake Mead, the largest US reservoir, will drop even more than they … Read more

Las Vegas slammed with more flash floods as iconic strip, casinos under water again

Las Vegas has been hit by another wave of torrential flash flooding just two weeks after hotels and casinos were overrun by floodwaters. The entire city Strip suffered extensive water damage Thursday night as videos shared on social media showed casinos turning into gutters. The National Weather Service in Las Vegas issued a flash flood … Read more