LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is bracing for unusually cold weather as 2014 ends and 2015 starts. About 340,000 people are expected to pack the Strip and Las Vegas' downtown Fremont area for festivities. National Weather Service meteorologist Chris Stachelski said that if it snows, it'll be fairly light on the Strip this morning and into the afternoon, but could be done altogether by 7 p.m. or so.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County is opening several daytime warming centers to shelter homeless people. The Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition's Inclement Weather Shelter Program also provides overnight shelter from November until late March.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The mother of a 20-year-old man shot and killed by federal rangers on a highway outside Las Vegas last February has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the federal government. Tracy Meadows says that the two Bureau of Land Management rangers could have gotten medical help for D'Andre Berghardt Jr. The BLM declined comment.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutors will present evidence at a hearing today in a felony hit-and-run case against a 29-year-old Bulgarian woman accused of driving the car that killed a 63-year-old man and injured the man's 18-month-old granddaughter. Galina Kilova has been detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for having an expired U.S. entry visa.