Author: Caroline Biscotti

Pazina to request recount in Nevada Senate raced decided by 28 votes

Pazina to request recount in Nevada Senate raced decided by 28 votes

Julie Pazina (Las Vegas Review-Journal) Democrat Julie Pazina announced Thursday that she will seek a ballot recount in a Nevada Senate race that she lost by 28 votes. The stakes are high: Democrats must win the Henderson-based District 20 seat, held by outgoing Republican Michael Roberson, to secure a supermajority in the State Legislature. “Only a tenth of one percent […]

Christmas tree for Rockefeller Center cut down in upstate New York

Christmas tree for Rockefeller Center cut down in upstate New York

The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is hoisted by crane to a flatbed truck, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2018 in Wallkill, N.Y. It will be transported to Manhattan where it will be erected at Rockefeller Center this weekend. The 72-foot-tall (22-meter) Norway spruce will be lit in a televised ceremony on Nov. 28 and remain on display until Jan 7. (Patrick Oehler/Poughkeepsie […]

Nevada legislative caucuses choose leadership

Nevada legislative caucuses choose leadership

State Sen. Kelvin Atkinson speaks during the opening of Hillary Clinton‘s campaign office in North Las Vegas, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Jason Ogulnik/Las Vegas Review-JournalScott Hammond, Republican candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, is photographed at the Las Vegas Review-Journal offices on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal Hardy, Republican candidate for Nevada Senate District 12, is photographed […]

Nonprofit drops lawsuit to prevent development at Red Rock

Nonprofit drops lawsuit to prevent development at Red Rock

Save Red Rock President Heather Fisher, left, listens in as her attorney Justin Jones, center, argues before Judge Jerry Wiese during a hearing regarding a proposed development on Blue Diamond Hill at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Richard Brian Las Vegas Review-Journal of individuals watch testimonies given against the proposed development of 5,025 […]

Las Vegas parts ways with operator of homeless courtyard

Las Vegas parts ways with operator of homeless courtyard

The city of Las Vegas‘ homeless courtyard on Thursday, July 27, 2018, in Las Vegas. Benjamin Hager Las Vegas Review-Journal city of Las Vegas‘ homeless courtyard on Thursday, July 27, 2018, in Las Vegas.Benjamin Hager Las Vegas Review-Journal Afshar, a staff member at the Southern Nevada Community Health Improvement Program, preps the sleeping area at the city of Las Vegas‘ […]

Dozens of pet rats ditched at Wetlands Park in east Las Vegas

Dozens of pet rats ditched at Wetlands Park in east Las Vegas

About 35 rats were dumped at the Clark County Wetlands Park over the past two weeks, according to officials. (Heather Johnson) Scrambled eggs, canned mackerel and cheese slices were key to removing recent uninvited guests at Clark County Wetlands Park. Volunteers used the food to lure some 35 pet rats back into captivity after an unknown owner dumped bins of […]

Roethlisberger’s 5 TDs lead Steelers to 52-21 romp over Panthers

Roethlisberger’s 5 TDs lead Steelers to 52-21 romp over Panthers

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (30) celebrates his touchdown against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Don Wright)Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) throws a pass during the first half of the team‘s NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. […]