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Today's News

  • Sedin twins wary of Bruin ‘D’

    By Greg Beacham
    AP Sports Writer

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Daniel and Henrik Sedin have become hockey’s most formidable force over the past decade, passing and shooting their way to more than 1,300 career points with teamwork that borders on telepathy.

    Yet the Vancouver Canucks’ identical Swedish twins realize the enormity of the obstacle facing them in their first trip to the Stanley Cup finals.

  • Armstrong camp calls for apology

    By Greg Risling
    The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES — Attorneys for Lance Armstrong have demanded an on-air apology from “60 Minutes” after the head of Switzerland’s anti-doping laboratory denied allegations he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2001 Tour de Suisse.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports June 6, 2011

    MONDAY
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, 5 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, 5 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    TUESDAY
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, 5 p.m., Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, 5 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Softball

  • School Breakfast and Lunch Menu - West Las Vegas

    School Breakfast and Lunch Menu - West Las Vegas

    NO SCHOOL MENU HAS BEEN SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION!

  • City water projects funded

    The city of Las Vegas has been awarded nearly $1.9 million to help pay for two key water projects — a backup well at the Taylor Wells Field and extending the city’s effluent water system to Rodriguez Park.

    “It’s part of our overall scheme of working toward both short-term and long-term resolutions to the water problem here,” City Manager Timothy Dodge said.

    A little more than $1.5 million was awarded for Taylor Wells and $330,000 for Rodriguez Park.
    The state Water Trust Board announced the awards on Wednesday.

  • Relay for Life

    Shirley Sandoval is a four time cancer survivor. Her first cancer diagnosis came when she was in her 20s.

    Next week Sandoval — along with many other cancer survivors, family members and supporters — will participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

    “Relay for Life is an awareness that opens the eyes of people to the different type of cancers,” Sandoval said.

  • Driver charged in 3-car crash

    Several people who live on the 500 block of Porter were startled Tuesday evening when a blue Mitsubishi Eclipse barreled down the street and crashed into two parked vehicles.

    City police say the driver of the Mitsubishi — Veronica Jaramillo, 27, of the 100 block of Mills Avenue — was driving drunk.

    Jaramillo, of the 100 block of Mills Avenue, was charged with driving under the influence, careless driving, not having insurance and two counts of striking an unattended vehicle.

  • Man arrested on 10th DWI

    Las Vegas Optic

    A 56-year-old Ribera man was arrested Sunday afternoon for what authorities say was his 10th DWI.
    Richard Carrillo, who lives on County Road B41E, was arrested for aggravated driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, 10th offense, a third-degree felony; two counts of taking contraband into a place of imprisonment, a fourth-degree felony; and misdemeanor charges of driving with a suspended or revoked license, not having insurance and having an expired registration.

  • Looking Back

    In 1911

    Saturday, June 3 — After a hearing before Judge D.R. Murray, David Aguilar, the man charged with complicity in the shoplifting stunt pulled off at Joe Taichert’s store Wednesday evening, was released from custody. Aguilar was not the man who ran away with the clothing, though he assisted the real thief by attracting the attention of the clerk while the articles were being gathered up. Judge Murray warned him to get out of town as quickly as possible...

  • Looking Ahead

    Baby Miss and Mister pageant is Sunday

    The Miss Las Vegas Scholarship Organization is sponsoring the third annual Baby Miss and Baby Mister Las Vegas Pageant at 3 p.m. Sunday at the West Las Vegas High School cafeteria. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. For more information, call Philip Ortiz at 505-718-5656.