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Today's News

  • Que Pasa June 17, 2016

    6.18.2016
    SATURDAY
    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Saying goodbye to two all-time greats

    Howe a blend of tough, tender

    The Associated Press

    DETROIT — Gordie Howe could break a lobster claw with his fingers, one of his sons said, and make people melt in his hands with his kindness and humility.

    With a nod to the two dominant personas of Mr. Hockey, his family was joined by hundreds of friends and acquaintances Wednesday for a funeral service to bid farewell to one of the NHL’s greatest players.

  • Isotopes split with Chihuahuas

    Stephen Cardullo smashed his team-leading ninth home run Wednesday night to lead off the Isotopes’ scoring, but El Paso went on to a 6-3 win in the third of a four-game set.

    The series was to conclude on Thursday evening.

    Cardullo’s solo homer with two out in the first gave Albuquerque a 1-0 edge held until the bottom of the third.

    That’s when Manuel Margot scored on a Carlos Asuaje single and Asuaje made it home on Hunter Renfroe’s line-drive hit to grab a 2-1 lead. Both runs were scored with two outs.

  • Ichiro gets historic hit

    The Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO — With two hits Wednesday, Ichiro Suzuki raised his career total in the Japanese and North American major leagues to 4,257, passing Pete Rose’s record Major League Baseball total.

    “This wasn’t like a goal of mine to get to this point,” Suzuki said through a translator after the Miami Marlins’ 6-3 loss to the San Diego Padres.

  • Soccer camp, ‘Beasties’ style
  • Looking Ahead - Sports - June 17, 2016

    FRIDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park
    •Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park

    SATURDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park

    SUNDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Reno Aces, 6:05 p.m., Isotopes Park

    MONDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Reno Aces, 12:05 p.m., Isotopes Park

  • Go Fish - June 16, 2016

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ.

    Catches of the week: Coyote Creek: Matthew Chavez, 11, of Lamy caught a 20.5-inch rainbow trout June 12. He was using worms.

  • Teen murderer committed ‘til 21

    She stood before Judge Gerald Baca on Monday clutching an 8x10 photograph of her son, unable to speak except to whisper the word “justice” as a relative was addressing the court on her family’s behalf.

    It’s been nearly a year since Carlos Yara, 24, was stabbed to death by the teenage son of the woman he was dating, but Josie Ortega is still mourning the loss of her son.

    Tears streamed down her face as Christine Pacheco, her son’s godmother, described the many things Yara and his family will not be able to experience.

  • FBI probing whether killer frequented club

    By Jason Dearen and Terrance Harris
    The Associated Press

    ORLANDO — The FBI is investigating reports that Orlando gunman Omar Mateen had been a regular at the gay nightclub he attacked and had used gay dating apps, a U.S. official briefed on the case said Tuesday.

    A number of possible explanations and motives for the bloodbath that left 49 victims dead have emerged, with Mateen professing allegiance to the Islamic State group, his ex-wife saying he was mentally ill, and his father suggesting he was driven by hatred of gays.

  • Programs serve meals to kids

    Kids in the area can get a free breakfast and lunch as part of summer food programs. The meals are available to all children regardless of income.

    Both Las Vegas City Schools and West Las Vegas Schools provide breakfast and lunch at a school site within their district and at public parks. Meals are served Monday through Friday.