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Flood waters fill valley streets, cause traffic troubles

Desert Inn Rd. and Valley View

LAS VEGAS -- The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has let a flash flood warning for most of  Clark County expire.

Heavy rain from earlier storms has moved out of the area therefore the flash flood warning has been allowed to expire. However, there are still many streets around Las Vegas that still have standing water which will likely continue through 6 p.m. Drivers should still use caution while driving around town.

According to Nevada Highway Patrol, troopers have responded to 143 weather-related accidents over the past 24 hours, beginning with Sunday's storms.  

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Downtown Summerlin hosts job fair

LAS VEGAS - Downtown Summerlin, the new urban center located east of the 215 Beltway between Sahara Avenue and Charleston Boulevard, is holding a job fair August 27.

The job fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Summerlin Ballroom at the Red Rock Resort.

Applicants will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. Job seekers are encouraged to bring resumes and lists of references.

Downtown Summerlin is scheduled to open October 9.

Sprouts Farmers Market opens new Las Vegas location

Healthier food options are coming to the valley. Sprouts Farmers Market opens its fifth Las Vegas location Wednesday.

Man indicted for ex-wife's murder

LAS VEGAS -- A 37-year-old man was indicted by a Clark County grand jury on charges that he beat his ex-wife to death on June 13 in a Las Vegas apartment on Durango Drive near Sahara Avenue. Marvin

Moran faces charges of murder with use of a deadly weapon, first degree kidnapping with use of a deadly weapon and burglary while in possession of a deadly weapon.

The victim, Iris Moran, was discovered in the apartment with her hands tied behind her back after Marvin Moran allegedly called 911 on her cellular telephone and told dispatchers that, “there is a b--- dying, go help her out, ain’t no joke.”

She was discovered with wounds to her face, head and hands, according to prosecutors. Marvin Moran remains in custody in the Clark County Detention Center on no bail, and is set to appear in court Aug. 4.

The couple’s children told police that their mother was dating someone else and their father knew about it.

 

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Mercadito raises the bar for local Mexican cuisine

Restaurant reviewer says new Mexican eatery at the Red Rock Resorts offers new twists on old favorites, including margaritas and guacamole.

You’ll need multiple trips to adequately explore the fun food and drinks at Red Rock's new restaurant.

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Coroner IDs woman hit, killed by SUV

LAS VEGAS - The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the woman killed after being hit by an SUV Monday night as 49-year-old Courtney Lapoint Walker. Her cause of death is multiple blunt force trauma and manner was ruled accidental.

The accident happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Durango Drive at Paddle Wheel Way, which is near Durango Drive and Desert Inn Road.

Police say Walker was crossing Durango outside a marked crosswalk, when a Ford Expedition hit her in the southbound lane.

Walker died at the scene of the accident. So far, police have not arrested the driver of the Expedition.













Art scene influence stretching farther west into Summerlin

The Las Vegas art scene is now stretching west into Summerlin.

Many Las Vegans think of downtown and First Friday when talking about the local art scene. But now, a new venue for artists has opened on the west side of town.

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