LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say one person was shot when patrol officers responding to a report of a suspicious person found a burglary in progress. Sgt. John Sheahan says officers interrupted the break-in at a home before the shooting a little before 10:30 a.m. today. Officer Michael Rodriguez says the wounded person was taken to the hospital.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A slump in casino revenues on the Las Vegas Strip contributed to an overall decrease in statewide gambling revenue in March. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported today that casino winnings of $951 million for the month were down 3.15 percent from $982 million in the same month a year ago. Statewide, casino winnings were down 2 percent for the fiscal year so far.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a potential ban on powdered alcohol. Assembly members reviewed SB464 today in the Assembly Judiciary Committee. The measure passed unanimously out of the Senate earlier this month. Powdered alcohol is a beverage mix that can be blended with a liquid to create an alcoholic drink.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 21-year-old man and his 23-year-old girlfriend have been sentenced to prison for attacking and injuring a 65-year-old Las Vegas school crossing guard who waved them to a stop in a car speeding through a school zone. Adam Patrick Kondrat was sentenced to three to 10 years and Sabrina Julia Torres was sentenced to one to three years in the attack in October on crossing guard Dano McKay.
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