Robert Telles, accused of the murder of Jeff German in Las Vegas, appears in court with a strange face

Disgraced Las Vegas politician Robert Telles was seen smiling in court on Tuesday as prosecutors formally accused him of ‘waiting’ outside Jeff Germanbefore stabbing the investigative reporter at least seven times. Such, 45, has been charged with open murder with the use of a deadly weapon in the September 2 murder of German outside his … Read more

Local official Robert Telles arrested for the murder of Las Vegas investigative journalist Jeff German

A Las Vegas-area elected official has been ordered to be held without bond after he was arrested for mortal dagger of a veteran journalist whose investigations into the official’s work preceded his main loss in June. Clark County Public Administrator Robert “Rob” Telles, a Democrat, was arrested at his home by SWAT officers hours after … Read more

Western states hit by further cuts to Colorado River water

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For the second year in a row, Arizona and Nevada will face reductions in the amount of water they can draw from the Colorado River as the West experiences more drought, have federal officials announced on Tuesday. While the cuts won’t bring immediate new restrictions – like a ban on … Read more

US: Drought-hit states will get less from the Colorado River

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. officials announced Tuesday that two U.S. states that depend on water from the Colorado River will face more water cuts as they experience extreme drought. The decision affecting Arizona and Nevada came as officials predict levels at Lake Mead, the largest US reservoir, will drop even more than they … Read more

Steep water cuts loom as Colorado River narrows and Lake Mead levels drop

CNN — An extraordinary drought in the West is Colorado River drying up and drain the largest reservoirs in the country – Lake Mead and Lake Powell. And in the midst of the overexploitation of the river and the aridification the region, the federal government is preparing to impose mandatory water cuts and asks the … Read more

Las Vegas slammed with more flash floods as iconic strip, casinos under water again

Las Vegas has been hit by another wave of torrential flash flooding just two weeks after hotels and casinos were overrun by floodwaters. The entire city Strip suffered extensive water damage Thursday night as videos shared on social media showed casinos turning into gutters. The National Weather Service in Las Vegas issued a flash flood … Read more