eRJ Afternoon Update

Cliven Bundy repeats racist comments in press conference

Embattled Southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy doubled down Thursday on racist statements he made to the New York Times.

Report: Proposed cost of UNLV stadium ranges from $490 million to $682 million

The proposed cost of a new UNLV on-campus 50,000-seat stadium ranges from $490 million for an open-air venue to $632 million for a domed facility and $682 million for a retractable roof stadium, according to a consultant report.

Guilty plea delayed for man in Egg & I crash

A guilty plea was delayed for a 19-year-old man facing DUI charges for crashing a speeding vehicle into a crowded Las Vegas restaurant while under the influence of prescription drugs, marijuana and “spice,” a synthetic form of marijuana.

Racist comments bring harsh criticism of Bundy

Both supporters and detractors of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy on Thursday harshly criticized racist remarks he made about “the Negro,” wondering if African-Americans getting government support might be “better off as slaves.”

Woman pleads not guilty to throwing shoe at Clinton

The woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during an April 10 speaking engagement in Las Vegas pleaded not guilty late Wednesday to misdemeanor charges and was ordered to remain in federal custody.

Gillespie gets relay started to honor officers

Las Vegas Metro Sheriff Douglas Gillespie got the runners started. But he’s not carrying the baton clear to Carson City. A run to honor fallen officers began with Gillespie in the lead on Thursday morning in Las Vegas.

Bustling traffic puts McCarran on pace for 40 million passengers in 2014

Passenger counts at McCarran International Airport soared to their highest level in 5½ years in March, completing a quarter that has the airport on pace to serve more than 40 million for the year.

Police make arrest in fatal shooting

A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Monday shooting that killed one man, according to Las Vegas police.
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