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More human remains found in the receding waters of Lake Mead, officials say

More human remains have been found in the receding waters of Lake Mead, authorities announced Saturday. This is the fourth time human remains have been found at Lake Mead National Recreation Area since May. In the latest incident, park rangers got a call Saturday morning about skeletal remains at Swim Beach area, National Park Service […]

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Flash Floods: Buried cars and stranded tourists in Death Valley national park

Flash flooding at Death Valley national park closed all roads into the park, buried cars and stranded about 1,000 people on Friday. A deluge brought “nearly an entire year’s worth of rain in one morning” into the famously hot and dry park in the California desert. At least 1.7in of rain fell in the Furnace […]

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Third set of human remains found at Lake Mead as the reservoir’s water levels continue to recede amid drought

A third set of human remains were found at Lake Mead as the reservoir’s water levels continue to recede, according to a news release from the National Park Service. Park rangers responded to a report of human remains found in the park’s Swim Beach area in Boulder City, Nevada, a release said. “Park rangers are […]

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Las Vegas malfunctioned slot machine fails to tell tourist that he hit jackpot, gaming board later tracks him down

A tourist in Las Vegas hit the jackpot on a slot machine last month, but he was never informed due to a malfunction in the machine, according to gaming officials. Now after an exhaustive search, the Nevada Gaming Control Board says they have identified the winner of the nearly $230,000 prize On January 8, a […]

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Man drives through Las Vegas airport fence to steal jet to get to Area 51

A man who told police he wanted to steal a jet so he could fly to Area 51 to look at aliens was arrested after he drove through fences at the McCarran International Airport in a limo, parked on an aircraft ramp and made a bomb threat, according to a police report by Las Vegas […]

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Actor Nicolas Cage kicked out of fancy Las Vegas bar after a drunken argument

Actor Nicolas Cage was caught on camera when he was kicked out of a fancy bar in Las Vegas after a drunken argument. The 57-year-old was at first “mistaken for a homeless man”. Later, he was booted out after he got into an argument with the bar staff in an intoxicated state. The incident reportedly […]

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Jon Jones: Former UFC champion arrested for domestic violence, vehicle damage in Las Vegas

Former UFC champion Jonathan Dwight Jones, popularly known as Jon Jones was arrested in Las Vegas after an incident at Caesars Palace and charged with domestic violence and damaging a vehicle. Jail and court records showed Jones, 34, posted $8,000 bail and was due for an initial court appearance on Saturday, with an October 26 […]

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Joe Biden approves emergency in California over Caldor wildfire as winds provide hope

US President Joe Biden approved a declaration of emergency for the state of California and federal assistance to help firefighters combat the Caldor Fire. The White House announced the moves late on Wednesday as crews fought back the wind-driven wildfire, managing to save South Lake Tahoe, the largest town along the rim of North America’s […]

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Caldor Fire continues to burn towards Lake Tahoe; thousands evacuate, ski resorts use snow making machines to fight blaze

Flames raced across treetops and through drought-stricken vegetation as firefighters scrambled to keep a growing California wildfire from reaching a resort city at the southern tip of Lake Tahoe after evacuation orders were expanded to neighboring Nevada. Thick smoke from the Caldor Fire enveloped the city of South Lake Tahoe, which was all but deserted […]

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California Wildfires: Thousands ordered to evacuate; Air quality deteriorates to historic levels

Health officials in Reno, Nevada, have warned residents to stay indoors as smoke from the Caldor Fire, burning east of Sacramento, California, has drifted across state lines and created historically bad air quality. In California, more than 42,000 residents have been told to evacuate their homes as nine large wildfires burn in the northern part […]

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California man sues Nevada over injuries after bear surprised him in dumpster

A California tourist has filed a claim against a Nevada apartment group, alleging he was injured after being startled by a dumpster-diving bear. The lawsuit claims the bear got inside the rubbish skip due to a faulty latch, and lunged at the man when he opened the bin. Bears are commonly seen near Lake Tahoe […]

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Multiple US states face power outage, drought amid excessive heat wave

California declared a state of emergency to address power system concerns, as parts of the US south-west reported dangerously high temperatures. An excessive heat warning is in place for much of Arizona and California, and southern areas of Nevada and Utah. People are being told to stay in air-conditioned areas and out of the sun. […]