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Lieutenant guv, Jones Blackhurst team up on mentoring for females

Construction company owner leads the way for females in a male-dominated industry

[not able to recover full-text content] In 2003, the opportunity arose for Stacey Lindburg to acquire C and S Business. She was an experienced food and beverage executive but didn’t have much experience in the building industry. Still, she took a chance on herself and trusted her capabilities.

Females of Intrigue issue acknowledges regional quality


Christopher DeVargas Lady of Intrigue 2018 President & CEO of Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada Caroline Ciocca

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018|2 a.m.

2018 Females of Intrigue Introduce slideshow” Las Vegas Weekly, published by Greenspun Media Group, has as soon as again partnered with Wynn Nightlife and Intrigue

Club for the 3rd yearly Ladies of Intrigue special concern, dispersed today and available at lasvegasweekly.com. Twelve of Las Vegas ‘leading women have actually been acknowledged for their achievements and contributions to the community in sports, entertainment, hospitality, interactions, style, health and the nonprofit industry. Each honoree is profiled in the Aug. 30 special edition of Las Vegas Weekly. “The annual Females of Intrigue concern is an unique occasion for us since it offers us the chance to honor some of the impressive people who are enriching the neighborhood

in Las Vegas in many different methods,”stated Mark De Pooter, publisher for Greenspun Media Group.”These residents are business owners, CEOs, athletes and artists, and they’re going to continue to make an impact so keep your eyes on them in the future. We’re proud to partner with Wynn Night life to shine a light on their accomplishments.”The honorees were announced and celebrated Wednesday at a special reception and party at Wynn’s Intrigue Nightclub sponsored by TruFusion and Grey Goose. The 2018 Women of Intrigue honorees are: – Caroline Ciocca, president and CEO, Make-A-Wish

Southern Nevada – A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas Aces player, 2018 WNBA All-Star and league novice of the year – Lydia Ansel, DJ, musician and model – Ashley Farkas, executive director of public relations, MGM

Resorts International – Lisa Motley, director of sports marketing, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority – Gina Marinelli, chef and partner at the upcoming

La Strega dining establishment in Summerlin – Faith

Jessie, home entertainment press reporter, KSNV-TV Las Vegas – Michelle Kolnik(DJ Crykit)

, musician, dancer, designer and promoter – Alaina

Alexander, director of drink, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore – Mary Sullivan-Bryan, accredited visual nurse specialist and founding owner, Advanced Aesthetic appeals – Alissa Veretennikov and Madeline Devaux, owners, Toast Society.

LVMPD: Authorities shot male who stabbed '' entirely random' ' females in west Las Vegas

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said an officer shot a guy after he stabbed 2 “totally random “ladies in west Las Vegas Friday afternoon.( Eric Green/ FOX5)
Las Vegas police reacted to an officer-involved shooting near Spring Mountain and Rainbow on Aug. 24, 2018. (Image: LVACS).


Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said an officer shot a guy after he stabbed two “completely random” females in west Las Vegas Friday afternoon.

The guy was shot by cops near West Spring Mountain Road and South Rainbow Boulevard, City Police said. Officer were called to the scene at around 1:14 p.m.

Cops said a woman was riding an RTC bus when the suspect stabbed her in the neck. She was able to get off the bus and search for help. The suspect got off the bus at that time likewise. He later got another female who was walking on the street, put her in a chokehold and started stabbing her. As officers got here, she was able to avoid the suspect, cops said.

He began to range from officers, equipped with a knife. Officers provided several verbal commands to stop, to put the knife down, and he didn’t. ” We attempted to take him into custody using a Taser. That was inadequate,” authorities stated.

The suspect began running south on Rainbow Boulevard, and as he was approaching an occupied RTC bus stop, officers tried to stop him, using a low-lethal shotgun, Metro Cops stated. That was likewise inadequate. “Our officers fired upon the suspect, hitting him.”

He was transferred to UMC Injury in important condition. Both females were also carried to UMC Injury and were treated for their non-life threatening injuries, cops said.

LVMPD said the stabbings were believed to be “completely random.” “There was no need to believe there was any fight in between the suspect and either of the victims.”

There were people waiting for the bus when one officer fired at the suspect. A witness shared a video of the shooting, that he caught on his cellular phone.

No officers were injured.Traffic Alert: Rainbow Blvd is closed down in Both Instructions between Twain and Desert Inn. Spring Mountain likewise closed in both directions in between Tenaya Way and Rainbow. Metro PD Officer included shooting by Applebee’s. Anticipate the closures to spill into the afternoon commute pic.twitter.com/dWMiaHEAym!.?.!— Ken Smith( @KenSmithTV)

August 24, 2018 Stay with FOX5 for updates. Authorities shared updates on the

case Friday night.

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Females can trust Sisolak

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt should be ashamed of his new project advertisements. Considering that he and his billionaire donors seem to have nothing positive to talk about, his most current desperate move is falsely linking his opponent to Nevada’s untested rape kits. The advertisements are incorrect and revolting, and do a disservice to victims of sexual assault.
Whereas Laxalt has an awkward record when it concerns protecting women, his opponent, Steve Sisolak, won an award in 2016 for his favorable work with the Rape Crisis Center.

DNA evidence causes apprehend of 2 females in man'' s slaying

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METRO COPS Liliana Quezada METRO POLICE Diana Michelle Cordon The DNA of two women accused in a drug robbery-related slaying previously this year was discovered on a ball cap and a guitar case discovered at the scene and on the gun that fired the fatal round, inning accordance with a Metro Authorities detain report.

That evidence– combined with witness descriptions of the suspects, and an unnamed tipster who reported hearing one of the females extol how easily she ‘d eliminated somebody throughout a robbery– led detectives to Diana Michelle Cordon, 26, who was jailed on Tuesday, and Liliana Quezada, 27, who was picked up over the weekend, police stated.

Both are accused in the Jan. 19 shooting that led to the death of Donald Paciotti, 59, police said.

Officers and medical crews were dispatched about 1:30 a.m. to a house in the 3900 block of Spring Road, near Rancho Drive, north of Vegas Drive.

Paciotti was shot in a casita where he lived and from where he presumably sold methamphetamine, cops said. After the shooting, he went into the primary home and informed its resident, a buddy and his roommate that he ‘d been robbed.

He had a gun on him, even though he didn’t own one, which led his roomie to assume he ‘d wrestled it away from the shooter, authorities said.

He underwent surgery at University Medical Center but passed away days later, authorities stated.

Detectives discovered the casita in chaos, which suggested there was a battle, police stated. On the cooking area flooring, they discovered a baseball cap that had obviously been knocked away throughout the physical conflict.

The DNA on the hat, along with the one discovered on a guitar case that had actually been brought to Paciotti previously at night, matched Quezada’s, authorities stated.

DNA on the weapon– which was concealed from police by the roommate, but turned over the next day– matched Cordon’s.

A set of witnesses told investigators they were at the casita when Quezada and Cordon arrived at some point prior to the shooting, but the witnesses left when one of the ladies requested personal privacy during a drug settlement with Paciotti.

It wasn’t instantly clear exactly what occurred next, but eventually before the shooting, someone required their method into the casita, authorities said.

In July, investigators spoke with a tipster who knew Quezada and Paciotti and who informed them Quezada had actually said she robs drug dealerships at gunpoint. She also stated that she ‘d eliminated somebody throughout a burglary which “it was that simple … you don’t understand the power that I felt … all I did was f —– g pull the finger,” according to the arrest report.

Quezada and Cordon, who have comprehensive criminal records, stayed reserved at the Clark County Detention Center on murder, break-in and theft counts, prison logs show.

Females of Intrigue: 9 exceptional Las Vegans who make a difference


2017 Ladies of Intrigue Launch slideshow” Las Vegas Weekly publication, released by Greenspun Media Group, has actually as soon as again partnered with Wynn Las Vegas and Intrigue Bar for the second-annual Women of Intrigue unique issue and event recognizing impressive Las Vegans. Ladies of Intrigue In addition to being profiled in today’s edition of Las Vegas Weekly

, these 9 women and

their accomplishments in video gaming, hospitality, home entertainment, fashion, retail, media and community structure will be commemorated with a special reception and party at Intrigue at 10 p.m. today. The 2017 Females of Intrigue are: – Natalia Badzjo, director of client advancement at

Wynn Night life. – Stephanie Capellas

, vice president of public relations at the Cosmopolitan

Las Vegas. – Cami Christensen, vice president of resort operations and assistant general manager at Westgate Las Vegas. – Kelley and Victoria Fertitta, way of life bloggers at Wilson Gabrielle. – Mali Gabay, supervisor at Bonanza Gift Store. – Amanda Moore, marketing director at Live Country Las Vegas. – Desiree Reed-Francois, athletic director at UNLV.

– Jamie Tran, executive chef and partner at the Black Sheep

. Celebrate this year’s Ladies of Intrigue at 10 p.m. tonight at Intrigue club inside Wynn Las Vegas. Reserve your area at lasvegasweekly.com/womenofintrigue.

5 immigrant females compete for Miss USA pageant title in Las Vegas


John Locher/ AP In this May 11, 2017, image, Miss New Jersey U.S.A Chhavi Verg competes during an initial competition for Miss USA in Las Vegas. Very emigrated from India with her moms and dads. 5 of the entrants vying for the Miss USA title this year were born in other countries and now U.S. residents.

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Five of the candidates contending for the Miss U.S.A title have a message to immigrant women and females watching the pageant this weekend: Set goals, strive and do not stay in the shadows.

The candidates know exactly what they are talking about as they were all born in other nations and immigrated to the United States at young ages as their families pursued their variations of the American Dream. The women are now all U.S. people.

“I desire them to see that anything is possible if you work hard,” stated Linnette De Los Santos, who immigrated with her household from the Dominican Republic when she was 5 years of ages. “As Miss U.S.A, I would love to be able to be that inspiration for our immigrant community. If I would have stopped following my dreams and striving to exactly what I wanted, I wouldn’t be sitting here as Miss Florida USA or in law school ready to end up being a migration lawyer.”

The competition airs Sunday from Las Vegas.

De Los Santos, Miss North Dakota Raquel Wellentin, Miss Hawaii Julie Kuo, Miss Connecticut Olga Litvinenko and Miss New Jersey Chhavi Verg spoke with The Associated Press about the opportunities and difficulties they have actually dealt with as immigrants.

Their remarks stand in stark contrast to the scandal that enveloped the pageant in 2015, when part owner and now President Donald Trump upset Hispanics when he made anti-immigrant remarks in announcing his bid for the White Home. Trump co-owned The Miss Universe Organization with NBCUniversal, however the network and the Spanish-language broadcaster Univision quickly cut ties with him, refusing to air the program. Trump sued both networks, eventually settling and selling off the entire pageant to talent management business WME/IMG.

Wellentin and her family left the Philippines over safety fears when she was 2 years old. Their very first taste of American life remained in the little community of Enderlin, North Dakota, where she and her siblings felt separated.

“No one wished to speak with me at all. I got home one day and I asked my dad ‘Why am I so various? Why isn’t anybody talking to me?'” Wellentin stated. “My dad informed me, ‘You know, you are not different. You are really distinct yourself. You need to be strong and actually accept this negativeness from other individuals and have it encourage you.’ I still keep that in my mind.”

Their scenario improved when they relocated to the bigger and more varied Fargo, North Dakota.

Wellentin, 24, who wishes to be an intermediate school teacher after she finishes a student-teaching requirement, said her experiences have taught her to not take no for a response.

“I wish to inform individuals that they need to ensure that they must not enable anyone to inform them that they cannot do something since just you can determine your future,” she stated.

Like countless other immigrants, Litvinenko moved to the United States with her family after her mother won the lotto for a green card. She was 3 when they transferred from Ukraine a few years after the Soviet Union collapsed.

The 27-year-old business owner ventured into pageants when she might no longer play basketball after injuring a foot in high school. She won Miss Connecticut Teenager on her first try but had to contend five times to reach the Miss U.S.A competition. Her perseverance, Litvinenko said, reveals that every effort counts.

“I wish to display that no matter who you are, no matter what your background is, your size or exactly what you have actually done in the past, through effort and discipline, through perseverance and decision, you truly can accomplish exactly what you put your heart to.”

Dr. Dre problems statement saying sorry to ‘females I have actually injured’.


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In this Nov. 5, 2014, file picture, Dr. Dre goes to the WSJ Magazine 2014 Innovator Awards at MoMA in New york city. Dre has actually issued a statement to The New york city Times apologizing to “the females I have actually harmed” without specifically acknowledging the reason for the apology.

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L.A– Dr. Dre has provided a statement to the New York Times saying sorry to “the women I’ve harmed” without particularly acknowledging the reason for the apology.

The 50-year-old music mogul says in remarks published Friday on the New york city Times website that he “deeply remorse(s) exactly what I did and understand that it has permanently impacted all of our lives.”

Dre pleaded no contest to criminal battery charges following allegations he strongly attacked journalist Dee Barnes in 1991. Barnes released a story online today about the assault. Other females, consisting of Dre’s former partner Michel’le, have actually likewise claimed he was violent towards them.

Attention on the decades-old charges resurfaced after last week’s release of the hit biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” which omits mention of the Barnes occurrence or any accusations of violence versus Dre. The movie, which tells the origin story of the rap group N.W.A, topped the box workplace during its opening week and is anticipated to be No. 1 once again this weekend.

Asked why the movie does not consist of the Barnes occurrence, director F. Gary Gray said, “You can make five N.W.A movies with all the information that is out there … We could not get everything in.”

Dre said in his statement that 25 years ago, he was “a boy drinking excessive and in over my head without any genuine structure in my life. Nevertheless, none of this is a reason for exactly what I did. I’ve been wed for 19 years and every day I’m working to be a much better guy for my household, seeking guidance along the way. I’m doing everything I can so I never ever resemble that man again.”

Apple– which ended up being connected with Dre in 2013 when it purchased the music company he assisted develop, Beats, for $3 billion– released a companion statement Friday.

“Dre has actually said sorry for the mistakes he’s made in the past and he’s said that he’s not the same individual that he was 25 years earlier,” the business statement stated. “We believe his sincerity and after dealing with him for a year and a half, we have every reason to believe that he has actually changed.”

Representatives for Dre did not react to demands for comment Friday.

Gorman grad Park wins Females'' s British Open for 7th major

World No. 1 Inbee Park of South Korea shot a 7-under 65 Sunday to win the 39th Ricoh Women’s British Open by 3 shots on Sunday.

The 27-year-old Park, a Bishop Gorman High graduate, becomes the 7th female gamer to record four different majors with the win on the Ailsa Course at Trump Turnberry Resort in Ayrshire, Scotland.

Park completed at 12-under 276 to win her 7th major general, her 16th career triumph and four wins this season

“This is something I have been dreaming of all my life and all my career,” Park stated. “To finally reach my goal is just a relief. … I have no idea exactly what else to opt for.”

Fellow South Korean Jin-Young Ko, the co-leader heading into the fourth round, finished second at 9-under after a 71. The 20-year-old’s approach to the 16th discovered a water danger and led to a double-bogey 6.

The LPGA Tour is calling Park’s accomplishment a profession Grand Slam, although Park hasn’t won the Evian Champion considering that it was given the condition of a fifth major in 2013. She won the Evian in 2012 before it ended up being a significant tournament. The Evian will be held next month in France.

Park ends up being the first gamer to cross the $2 million mark in season earnings this year, making $2,182,165. This is the fourth consecutive period she has made more than $2 million.

Park, who won the very first 3 majors of 2013, has actually now won two in 2015, consisting of the first-ever Women’s PGA Championship. She has won 6 of her 7 majors in her last 14 major starts.

So Yeon Ryu (68) of South Korea and Lydia Ko (69) of New Zealand shared third location at 8-under. The 18-year-old Ko, ranked No. 2 on the planet, was bidding to become the youngest major winner.