HENDERSON, Nev. (CBS Local) — A man who allegedly stabbed his father multiple times at a movie theater was also accused of choking his mother last year, according to police in Nevada. Rodney Lee Jr., 20, was arrested late Saturday night after police responded to a call of a stabbing at the Fiesta Henderson Hotel and Casino.
… Saturday’s stabbing wasn’t the first incident in which Lee Jr. was accused of attacking a family member.
Lee Jr. was accused of choking his mother, Sandy Abarca, after an argument over a cell phone last November and charged with domestic battery by strangulation in that case.
According to an arrest report, he blamed his father for that attack, telling officers Lee Sr. told him to to it …
LAS VEGAS — A migration of mild-mannered grasshoppers sweeping through the Las Vegas area is being attributed to wet weather several months ago.
Nevada state entomologist Jeff Knight told reporters on Thursday the number of adult pallid-winged grasshoppers traveling north to central Nevada is unusual but not unprecedented and they pose no danger.
Knight says the insects don’t carry disease, don’t bite, and probably won’t damage anybody’s yard before they’re gone in several weeks.
Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning – using a strength-in-numbers approach to reveal any extraterrestrial treasures stashed within the notoriously clandestine government base.
Or, put more simply, “Lets see them aliens.” …continue reading Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up?
How you keep your cool at the gambling tables in Las Vegas? By taking a dip in one of city’s glorious pools. Read on for the best ones to beat the desert heat.Nothing is more quintessentially Las Vegas than walking up and down Las Vegas Boulevard — better known as the Strip — chasing photo ops and blackjack tables.But one could argue that spending the day at one of Sin City’s many impressive pools is also a requisite part of any visit.After all, Las Vegas is in the desert, and what better way to take a break from the slots and soak up the sun than with a dip in a pool? While some resorts reserve pool use exclusively for hotel guests, most allow others in for roughly the cost of a day pass.To help you figure out where to rest your weary head or continue the party in the city of excess, we rounded up nine of the best pools in Las Vegas. Continue at Source: The best Las Vegas pools to beat the heat
From magic to music to acrobatic extravaganzas, here are the best shows to see in Las Vegas.
For those who don’t want to follow the traditional routes of Las Vegas debauchery—gambling, drinking, partying—there are always plenty of spectacular shows to experience. Home to some of the most jaw-dropping productions in the world and intimate venues that star some of the biggest names in music, comedy and magic, the city brings in extraordinary acts unlike any other destination. Whether you’re in search of mind-blowing acrobatics, the laugh of your life, baffling illusions, or simply astonishing concerts, Las Vegas has it all. Here are 7 shows you must see now if you’re heading to Las Vegas soon. Continue at Source: The Best Shows to See in Las Vegas
Essential eating, iconic dishes, classic restaurants, and neighborhood guides, right this way
Any first time visitor in Las Vegas is surely overwhelmed by the plethora of places to visit. A food lover will already have a list of go-to spots to visit, while a newbie fresh off the plane might not come with an agenda. This list gives a little of both, with over-the-top experiences that come with a memory and a story to tell the friends back home…. Continue at Source: The Ultimate Visitor’s Guide to Las Vegas
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top New American spots around Henderson. Here’s a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top New American restaurants around Henderson, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to achieve your dreams. Continue at Source: The 5 best New American spots in Henderson
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end steakhouses in Henderson, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.
Name a top-end dining trend this century and odds are it has found its way to a Las Vegas casino, served in a frou-frou designed room with $$$$ menus.