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Chris Kudialis started at the Las Vegas Sun in 2015 after a year with the Las Vegas Review-Journal. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Chris speaks three languages (English, Spanish and Portuguese) and has written articles for the Los Angeles Times, Charlotte Observer, Houston Chronicle, Detroit Free Press and Brazil’s Rio Times, among other metropolitan dailies. He was an international news intern at Mundo Cristiano in Madrid, Spain, and covered the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Before journalism, Chris worked as a translator and interpreter.

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“Everybody smokes at our event,” said Las Vegas Hemp Festival event organizer Mike ‘Chili’ Houlihan, backstage at the Craig Ranch Regional Park amphitheater. “Anybody who wants to use cannabis here does so, and we’re happy to make that happen.” …
Part of the westbound 215 Beltway in Henderson was closed for nearly an hour this morning as police arrested a man accused of stealing an SUV, authorities said.
Metro Police received a report …
Four bills discussed in a Senate committee on Tuesday proposed advanced framework for the voter-approved recreational marijuana program in Nevada …
Authorities say they’re not sure of the background or citizenship of a 20-year-old man accused of wearing a pig mask during a weekend smash-and-grab burglary at …
A man accused of shooting two tourists, fatally wounding one, on a public bus Saturday on the Strip made his first court appearance this morning and was assigned …
Las Vegas nightclubs have avoided casualties like last weekend in Cincinnati when a gunman killed one and injured 17, or last year’s shooting in Orlando where …
Nevada marijuana industry representatives were adamant that the state should “do anything we can” to maintain a robust program for medical marijuana …
Wearing a Raiders jersey and cap, Caleb Baker of Las Vegas reflected today on the reality of soon having his favorite NFL team playing in his hometown. “I’ve always wanted to go to a game,” Baker said as he stood in front of Las Vegas welcome sign minutes after …
Parts of the Las Vegas Strip were closed for more than four hours today as Metro Police negotiated with an apparently “delusional” man suspected of killing one person and wounding another in a late morning shooting on a double-decker bus. …
Waiting a year after voters OK’d recreational marijuana to start selling it would continue to prop up the black market and cost the state millions of dollars in tax revenue, according to backers of a state Senate bill that would …
A Las Vegas lawmaker is proposing a bill to create a professional code of conduct for Nevada public school teachers. Under the bill sponsored by …
Nevadans who commit crimes of battery or assault against volunteers and civilian employees with law enforcement agencies will face tougher charges, fines and …
A toll-free hotline to report child abuse and neglect would be posted at Nevada public schools if a bill presented to a Senate committee today becomes law.
Senate Bill 305, sponsored by …
Four students from UNLV’s William Boyd School of law testified Tuesday before the state Legislature in favor of a bill to add esports and awards shows to the state’s list of permitted pari-mutuel wagering events.
Senate Bill 240, sponsored by Sen. Becky Harris, a Clark County Republican, would add …
Laura Hernandez didn’t believe her son when at 4 years old he said he wanted to be a girl …
Yiddish Las Vegas is expected to draw double its 100 attendees from last year, said Rabbi Malcolm Cohen, who has led operations at host site Temple Sinai since moving to Las Vegas in September 2009. He said much of the projected attendance boost and unity spreading in his community is fear-based, which is “not the main reason we want to get Jews together.”
In addition to renaming Las Vegas’ international airport after Reid, Segerblom proposed doing away with all traces of current airport namesake and former U.S. Sen. Pat McCarran, who he labeled as “anti-Semitic” and “a racist” …
When visually impaired Nevadans with multiple drug prescriptions are left to take medicine on their own, deliberating between tubes of pills can be a challenging task. Senate Bill 131 aims to help Nevadans who are blind or severely visually impaired to …
If recent assertions against recreational marijuana made by leaders in President Donald Trump’s administration come to fruition, Nevada would have few options for stopping federal intervention. The governor suggested the best way to keep the feds away from …
Libraries could soon be added to the short list of public gun-free zones under a bill passed by a state Senate committee today . Senate Bill 115 would amend a Nevada law that prevents guns and other weapons at …
Nevadans convicted of marijuana crimes that are no longer deemed illegal after November’s passing of Ballot Question 2 would be eligible to have those crimes expunged if …
A bill that would make it unconstitutional for Nevada voters from being intimidated at the polls was considered Monday by …
Nevada renters who are victims of sexual assault, stalking or harassment would be legally allowed to break their lease early with no financial penalty if …
Members of the Nevada Assembly were at odds Monday over a bill that would lower the number of credits required for college students to earn the Silver State Opportunity Grant …
Before basketball hall-of-famer Dikembe Mutombo became a household name, mainly for wagging his finger at opponents after blocking their shots, he spent his college days …
Olivia Espinoza looked sternly at a camera from Las Vegas on Tuesday as she explained to Nevada Senate Committee on Education Chairman Mo Denis, sitting in Carson City, why her son — an elementary-age, special-needs student — should be filmed while at school …
“This is the best Vegas crowd I have ever been in front of,” he said about halfway through the show.
With Israeli and Greek fraternity flags held high, nearly 200 UNLV students and local Jewish community leaders marched in solidarity through the central valley on Monday to protest recent acts of anti-Semitism in Las Vegas and …
With the exception of his college years at UNLV, Bret Runion has lived in Boulder City for almost four decades, having moved from …
As a kid growing up, Foothill High School junior Zephram Kazimer wanted to play sports, but couldn’t find an outlet that suited him. He tried football …
Thousands of festival-goers from around the country flooded into a vendor-filled 10-acre plot of land on the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians Reservation to celebrate the area’s first Cannabis Cup festival …
A man jailed for bludgeoning a Metro Police decoy mannequin with a four-pound hammer did so at the same intersection where two homeless men were found beaten to death in …
Deporting large numbers of unauthorized immigrants would hurt families and the U.S. economy, leaders of a national advocacy group for Hispanics living in the United States and …
A Las Vegas woman died Thursday evening at a local hospital after being struck by a car in the east valley. The woman was walking outside a marked crosswalk near …
High winds will accompany moderate March temperatures over the weekend in the Las Vegas Valley …
The Cannabis Cup, run by industry magazine High Times, is slated for Saturday and Sunday on tribal land north of Las Vegas. It will feature educational seminars …
An unmarked white van pulled up to Astrid Silva’s home last week. The driver approached with a box and asked for her by name. She asked what the box contained …
Rob Cornelius was instrumental in bringing USA Sevens Rugby to Sam Boyd Stadium seven years ago. It has grown from 24,000 attendees its first year here to an expected 90,000 this year. …
Pence affirmed President Donald Trump’s assertion that the U.S. would not allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons, earning applause on several occasions and …
Over 120 competitors from six countries are expected to attend the free, open-to-the-public weekend event, which starts today and concludes Saturday in front of Four Queens on the downtown Fremont Street Experience’s middle stage …
An annual Las Vegas marijuana convention has severed ties with its Seattle-based parent organization after a four-year partnership. The former Las Vegas Hempfest will now …
A federal judge has given preliminary approval for a $6.5 million settlement in lawsuits against 64 of the 132 strip clubs owned by Déjà Vu Consulting Inc. nationwide. But despite the likelihood of the federal labor settlement, compensation for local strippers may not change …
The third time was a charm for the Desert Pines boys basketball team on Saturday …
Leaked documents suggesting the Trump administration considered using up to 100,000 National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants across 11 states, including Nevada, were met with criticism by …
This morning at the popular Latino grocery Mariana’s, Las Vegas resident Marisela Torres was surprised her car was one of just three in the normally packed parking lot …
Nearly 250 people were identified as victims of human trafficking in Las Vegas in 2014 in what police, elected officials and researchers called “modern-day slavery” during …
They waved flags and clapped throughout a close-fought match, and were treated to a …
As the marriage capital of the United States, Las Vegas is perhaps synonymous with romance and special occasions like Valentine’s Day …
It’s a simple formula for Las Vegas: Fewer visitors to the area mean fewer gamblers and shoppers, which means fewer dollars not coming into the local economy. It has been more ….
A substitute teacher and assistant girls basketball coach at Eldorado High School was arrested last week and charged with sex acts with a minor …
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