Guy Brenkman was born in Illinois in February 1947. He got into the liquor business and over the years owned several night clubs and neighborhood taverns in Peoria, Illinois. A woman whom he knew worked in a strip club in the Peoria area and was having difficulty getting along with its management. After hearing of…

Mount Charleston, NV — This is the last weekend for the Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort. The lifts will stop running on March 29. The resort is hosting a Mountain Fest to celebrate their final weekend. The event features live music and special events.

Las Vegas, NV —  Two adults and 6 children were displaced by a fire on Saturday at their home in the 5300 block of Vicksburg Avenue, near East Tropicana Avenue and Boulder Highway. The Clark Count Fire Department responded to the call at about 4:02 p.m. Upon arrival, they discovered visible flames on one side…

The owner of an adult themed local business, which closed its doors late last year, has decided to reopen. Joe Richards, owner of the Kingdom Gentleman’s Club at the corner of Highway 160 and Homestead Road, said he plans to resume business within 30 to 40 days. “I’m negotiating right now with a lease on…

Though Nevada Sen. Harry Reid has been vocal in his efforts to halt forward movement on a national nuclear waste repository in “his backyard,” partisan support has rallied with demands to rely on science rather than scare tactics. Republican Assemblyman James Oscarson and Nye County Commissioner Dan Schinhofen have joined U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy in…

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada. Popular Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval appears reluctant to change jobs. And the pending loss of Reid’s clout in Washington is causing anxiety over who might replace him. Sandoval is likely to…

Las Vegas, NV — A Las Vegas man has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash. It happened on March 27 at approximately 7:50 a.m. at the intersection of Windmill Parkway and Paradise Road. Evidence at the scene indicated a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound in the middle travel lane of Windmill, approaching the cross street…

Nye County is at the bottom of a dubious list, being named last in a health ranking of counties in Nevada. The list is part of the 2015 County Health Rankings released Tuesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. States across the country were dissected by county,…

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The judge in the murder trial of a Sparks man accused of killing an unarmed trespasser is sorting through numerous motions from lawyers on both sides in the case that has brought attention to Nevada’s “stand-your-ground” law. Washoe District Judge Patrick Flanagan is expected to decide during a hearing Friday whether…

Las Vegas, NV — For the first time, both suspects charged in the murder of Tammy Meyers appeared in court on Thursday. When the accused accomplice of Erich Nowsch tried to say something, the judge told him to be quiet. At this point, nobody knows what Derrick Andrews was trying to say to the courtroom,…