eRJ Afternoon Update

Reid calls Bundy supporters ‘domestic terrorists’

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Thursday called supporters of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy “domestic terrorists” because they defended him against a Bureau of Land Management cattle roundup with guns and put their children in harm’s way.

BLM: 2 bulls euthanized during Cliven Bundy cattle roundup

The Bureau of Land Management said Thursday that two bulls were euthanized during the agency’s weeklong roundup of cattle that ended Saturday with an armed standoff between supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy and federal agents.

Family of marshal who killed himself suing county, officials

The family of a Las Vegas Justice Court marshal who killed himself last month has filed a federal lawsuit alleging his death was the result of a hostile work environment created by supervisors and union leaders locked in a bitter labor organizing drive.

Real estate developer with ties to North Las Vegas pleads guilty to tax charge

Shawn P. Lampman, a real estate developer with one-time political connections in North Las Vegas, pleaded guilty Thursday to one misdemeanor count of failing to file a 2007 tax return.

Linq, High Roller help drive up Las Vegas monorail ridership

Caesars Entertainment’s Linq retail district apparently is driving more than tourism to the heart of the Strip. Officials with the Las Vegas Monorail Co. say it’s partially responsible for a boost in ridership for the 3.9-mile elevated transit system that has seen a downward spiral in ridership since 2007.

Henderson expenses outpace revenues in tentative budget

The city of Henderson continues to tap its reserves as expenses outpace revenues, according to a tentative budget filed with the state Tuesday.

MGM seeks provisional license to begin work on Massachusetts casino

Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International is asking Massachusetts gambling regulators to award it a provisional license so it can begin construction on an $800 million casino in downtown Springfield.

Police investigate fatal stabbing at Las Vegas McDonald’s

When police officers responded to a McDonald’s near Sahara Avenue and Rancho Drive on Thursday just before 8:30 a.m., they found a man with what looked like stab wounds, police spokesman Larry Hadfield said.

Fatal stabbing outside thrift store was about woman, police say

A 24-year-old man was arrested on murder charges Wednesday after Las Vegas police said he stabbed another man during a fight over a woman outside a Savers thrift store at 3121 Rancho Drive., near Cheyenne Avenue.

One person dies after double stabbing in northeast Las Vegas

One person died early Thursday morning after being stabbed on the northeast side of the Las Vegas Valley.

Have 4 feet, will eat — and prevent wildfires

Hundreds of woolly four-footed fire suppression units, along with their bleating offspring, were unloaded into the hills west of Carson City on Thursday in what has become an annual program to reduce the risk of wildfires.

Mexican singer Juan Gabriel expected to leave Las Vegas hospital this weekend

Mexican musical icon Juan Gabriel is expected to be released from a Las Vegas hospital this weekend after being admitted there Monday with pneumonia.

Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
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