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Storm System Ravages Las Vegas With ‘Life-Threatening’ Flooding

Heavy rains – remnants of Hurricane Norbert – triggered a flash flood emergency in and around parts of the city, even wiping away entire sections of I-15.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2014

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Celine Dion Cancels All Shows, Cites Family Health

Celine Dion has cleared her calendar of all scheduled performances, saying she needs to focus on her health, her husband’s recovery from a cancerous tumor and raising their three young children.

08/13/2014

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‘Cajon Crawl': 1st of 5 Weekend Closures Along I-15 Gets Underway

Drivers heading to Las Vegas this weekend should be aware of the so-called “Cajon Crawl.”

08/09/2014

Officials are warning drivers to be ready for the "Cajon Crawl." (credit: CBS)

Get Ready To ‘Crawl’ Along The Cajon Pass For Next 5 Weekends

Drivers are apparently already aware that traffic is going to be a nightmare as officials begin a series of weekend lane closures to resurface several lanes.

08/08/2014

Documentary subjects Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson from 'Champs', during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Monarch Room on April 19, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

Keidel: No Holy War For Holyfield

Mike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.

07/25/2014

Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Erislandy Lara face off onstage prior to the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Cuba To Canelo, Erislandy Lara 12 Rounds From ‘American Dream’

If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.

07/11/2014

Boxer Erislandy Lara speaks onstage during the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara on May 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Erislandy Lara ‘Chopped’ Alvarez’s Pride To Get The Fight

From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.

07/11/2014

Canelo Alvarez, former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, trains during an open workout at the House of Boxing Gym July 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.

07/10/2014

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Best Las Vegas Pool Parties

When it comes to summer, the most compelling of all Vegas attractions are the dayclub pool parties.

06/18/2014

Rachel Ashley Marks was taken into custody after allegedly abducting her child Taylor Marks. (credit: Santa Ana Police Dept.)

Mom Accused Of Abducting 4-Year-Old Daughter Taken Into Custody

A mother who reportedly abducted her 4-year-old girl from a motel in Santa Ana was found with the little girl at a movie theater in Victorville, police said Saturday.

06/07/2014

Rachel Ashley Marks was taken into custody after allegedly abducting her child Taylor Marks. (credit: Santa Ana Police Dept.)

Officials Hunt For Woman Accused Of Abducting Her 4-Year-Old Daughter

It is believed the mother may be on her way to Las Vegas where she currently resides.

06/06/2014

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Police Nab Alleged Ring Of Burglars Targeting Indian Families For Gold

Law enforcement announced Wednesday they caught five members of a Long Beach street gang who have allegedly been stealing gold from Indian families across California and Nevada.

06/04/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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A Romantic Getaway To Las Vegas

Experience the romantic side of Las Vegas with the one you love. Together you can enjoy luxurious accommodations, explore The Strip hand in hand and dine at some of the most unique and romantic restaurants in the city.

06/03/2014

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SoCal Rapper, 25, Shot Dead At Las Vegas Casino

Evan Plunkett, who went by the stage name “Hollywood Will,” was shot Thursday night in the chest in the Sky Villas suites at the Palms Hotel Casino, Las Vegas police said.

05/17/2014

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