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Public Workshop on Proposed Swenson Street Renaming

UNLV will host a public workshop Mon., July 2, from 4– 6 p.m. in the Richard Tam Alumni Center regarding the proposed name modification of Swenson Street to University Center Drive from E. Hacienda Opportunity to Desert Inn Road. The renaming is meant to more straight align UNLV and the community, and create more awareness as a popular research university with the more than 40 million visitors who take a trip to Las Vegas every year.

Based upon research study initiated and performed by trainees in the Lee Company School 2 years back, UNLV has dealt with local companies to establish a comprehensive plan including outreach to neighborhood groups, services, and residents along the passage.

The university filed a formal application with Clark County at the end of May and laid out the initiative at a Paradise Town Board meeting held in June. Last conversations and potential approval might happen this summertime– as early as mid-July– at a Clark County Preparation Commission meeting with the physical name change taking place later in the year.

The general public is invited to participate in the July 2 workshop. Agents from UNLV Marketing, Preparation & & Building, and the Lee Company School will be in participation to provide more information. Concerns can likewise be directed to (702) 895-3102.

Guy killed while crossing a street in North Las Vegas

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North Las Vegas authorities stated the incident took place right before 10:00 p.m.

Officers that got here on scene discovered a 21-year-old male laying in the roadway. When medical personnel shown up on scene, the man was pronounced dead, authorities stated.

According to North Las Vegas police, a Cadillac sedan was heading southbound on Camino Eldorado when it struck the pedestrian. The driver of the Cadillac remained on scene and worked together with officers.

Cops said it was uncertain if alcohol was included. The speed of the car was also reported to be an undetermined element.

Investigators are likewise checking out whether the pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk, North Las Vegas authorities said.

Stay with FOX5 for updates.

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Colliers Buying Bulk Stake in Harrison Street

$450 Million Financial Investment Offers Colliers Control of Property Financial Investment Management Company

Jay Hennick, Colliers chairman

and CEO Colliers International Group Inc. today revealed it has agreed to acquire a 75% stake in Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC, a realty investment company with $14.6 billion in possessions under management. The deal is expected to nearby the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Under the regards to the deal, Colliers will get 75% of Harrison Street from its creators for $450 million, with an additional $100 million payable in 2022, based on the company accomplishing specific performance targets.

Co-founder and CEO Christopher Merrill will continue to work as Harrison Street’s CEO and will remain the largest individual shareholder. Harrison Street’s senior management group will continue to operate the company’s everyday company.

Jay Hennick, chairman and CEO of Colliers International, called the deal the most substantial in the business’s history and said acquiring the worldwide realty financial investment management company would provide a major brand-new development platform while also helping to integrate its existing operations in Europe.

“In addition to its best-in-class returns, we were especially brought in to Harrison Street’s concentrate on attractive real estate asset class techniques; massive sections providing significant, demographically-driven development opportunities with protective cycle attributes,” included Colliers CFO John Friedrichsen in a declaration announcing the arrangement with Colliers.

Colliers anticipates the annual run rate of management charge profits to be in between $100 million to $115 million.

“As we started to explore the idea of partnering with an outdoors investor to place us for the future, it ended up being clear Colliers was a best option,” said Harrison Street CEO Merrill in a statement. “Colliers supplies long-lasting stability and increased positioning amongst our group and limited partners. The relationship strengthens our worldwide capability and uses distinct market knowledge and deep relationships with owners and occupiers of realty all over the world.”

Based in Chicago with an office in London, Harrison Street concentrates on trainee and senior housing, medical office and storage financial investments. Harrison Street launched its first real estate mutual fund in 2006 and has given that produced a series of commingled real estate funds. In addition, the company has a European Trainee Housing Opportunity Fund, targeting the acquisition and development of trainee housing properties throughout the UK and Europe.

The firm reports it has actually obtained or established more than 822 residential or commercial properties in its targeted sectors of student real estate, senior housing, medical workplace and self-storage. Its financial investment customers consist of sovereign wealth funds, public and corporate pension funds, endowments, insurer, foundations and private household workplaces.

The firm was founded at completion of 2005 by Merrill in partnership with Chris and Mike Galvin, members of the founding family of Motorola. A Motorola predecessor firm, the Galvin Manufacturing Business, began operations on Harrison Street in Chicago.

In connection with this transaction, Berkshire Capital acted as monetary advisor and DLA Piper functioned as legal advisor to Harrison Street and the management group. Three Ocean Partners acted as monetary advisor and Winston & & Strawn acted as legal consultant to particular of Harrison Street’s investors. Sidley Austin acted as legal consultant to Colliers.

'' Wolf of Wall Street' ' film company to pay $60M settlement

Friday, March 9, 2018|9:13 p.m.

LOS ANGELES– The production company behind “The Wolf of Wall Street” has actually consented to pay the U.S. government $60 million to settle claims it benefited from a huge Malaysian corruption scandal.

The settlement between district attorneys and Red Granite Pictures Inc. was authorized Thursday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.

The case belonged to an effort to recover more than $1 billion district attorneys stated was stolen from 1MDB, a Malaysian-owned investment fund. The Department of Justice said the intricate cash laundering scheme was intended to enhance high-level officials of the fund, including some close to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Cash was diverted from the fund to purchase residential or commercial properties in New york city and California, a $35 million jet, art by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet, and a $260 million private yacht.

Proceeds likewise went to fund movies by Red Granite Pictures, which was co-founded by the stepson of Razak.

The funds funded the Martin Scorsese-directed “The Wolf of Wall Street,” which starred Leonardo DiCaprio in a movie about the excesses of an uneven stock trader. The settlement also included forfeiture claims to the rights of “Dumb and Dumber To” and “Daddy’s House.”

The film production business said in a statement that it enjoyed to put the matter behind it so it could concentrate on filmmaking.

The 1MDB case is the largest single action the Justice Department has actually taken under efforts to recover foreign bribery proceeds and embezzled funds and several other lawsuits are pending. Other countries consisting of Singapore and Switzerland are carrying out probes.

Golden Knights assisting bring street hockey to middle schools

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L.E. Baskow Trainees from After School All-Stars delight in some street hockey while the Vegas Golden Knights host a Youth Hockey Center at AutoNation Toyota on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018|2:55 p.m.

Move over dodgeball. Street hockey will quickly be contributed to physical education classes at Southern Nevada intermediate schools.

Today, the Clark County School District revealed an initiative to bring the sport to 63 intermediate schools in collaboration with the Golden Knights and the NHL.

“This partnership is a terrific opportunity to assist grow youth hockey and produce enjoyment for the sport amongst middle schoolers in Clark County,” Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz said. “We wish to thank our partners at Clark County School District, NV Energy, NHL and the NHL Gamers’ Association for assisting make this program possible.”

The effort, announced at Walter Johnson Junior High, will supply participating schools with a full set of street hockey equipment, teaching guides and a student curriculum book to execute the street hockey program.

Educators will go through hockey training supplied by the Golden Knights youth hockey development personnel to better teach the sport to their trainees.

Fremont Street canopy program need to be round-the-clock draw, leaders state

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Steve Marcus A live feed of the New Year’s event in New York City is displayed on the Viva Vision canopy over the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018|2 a.m.

. The Viva Vision light program above the Fremont Street Experience might become more than a popular nighttime attraction. If city leaders have their method, those regular nighttime programs on the video canopy will take place all the time.

Las Vegas will request a $9.5 million grant from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority at today’s city council conference for upgrading the video canopy. The proposition would allow for a 24-hour destination.

The proposition calls for the city, LVCVA and Fremont Street Experience to collaborate on the 1,500-foot long, 90-foot broad video screen that is suspended 90 feet above the pedestrian shopping center.

“We want to make the Viva Vision canopy upgraded so you can see it 24/7 instead of actually just being able to see it at night,” Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman stated. “Whatever in innovation keeps getting better.”

Goodman stated preliminary strategies call for the capability for visitors to take part with the video canopy, including with their smartphones. It might be finished by the start of 2020.

“It actually is unique, an one-of-a-kind worldwide and we’re so fired up, and it brings people downtown,” Goodman said. “We’re seeking to update the whole system.”

The enhancements– which could include modifications to the 12.5 million LED lights and 550,000-watt sound system– are meant to bring more visitors to downtown, said Patrick Hughes, president and CEO of Fremont Street Experience.

“We’re wanting to take what is now one-dimensional and produce a new, floor-to-ceiling, interactive experience that will separate us from the rest of the world,” Hughes said. “Ultimately, the goal is to go beyond the expectations of visitors in downtown Las Vegas and supply the best possible experience with continuously live entertainment and first-rate video gaming and dining.”

2 shot in officer-involved shooting near Craig Road and 5th Street

Metro police block a street after an officer-involved shooting on July 24, 2017 (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5).Metro authorities obstruct a street after an officer-involved shooting on July 24, 2017 (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5).

Metro police block a street after an officer-involved shooting on July 24, 2017 (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5). LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – Las Vegas Metro police shot two individuals, including an “armed and harmful guy” and a lady, following a pursuit Monday night near North Las Vegas. The two suspects were shot in the location of East Craig Road and N Fifth Street around 7:30 p.m., according to cops.

City Authorities stated the circumstance began as a pointer from a victim who was shot in the leg on a bicycle Sunday near Rainbow Boulevard and Gowan Road.

On Monday, officers went to a house on Welsh Circle where they believed the supposed shooting suspect might be. Police said the suspect came out, entered into a car with a lady and removed in a stolen Honda that matched the description of the shooter’s car from Sunday. Officers pursued him and a helicopter followed, City stated.

The lorry crashed on 4600 block of Goldfield Street in North Las Vegas ending a “lengthy pursuit.” The two suspects got out of the car and the man was armed.

The man ran and turned, holding a gun, shooting 2 to 3 rounds in the instructions of two officers, Metro stated. The officers returned fire, which hit the guy several times. A weapon was also discovered inside Honda.

The female’s wrist was hit by shooting. It’s unclear if that shot was fired by the suspect or cops, Metro said. The man suffered unidentified injuries. Cops said the female’s injury was not critical, and the man’s injury did not seem crucial. Both were transferred to a nearby medical facility.

No officers were injured in this occurrence.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this developing story.

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Pedestrian eliminated while crossing street near UNLV

Monday, June 26, 2017|8:32 a.m.

City Authorities state a male pedestrian was eliminated in a fatal crash near the UNLV campus.

KVVU-TV reports that the male was crossing the street early today when he was struck by an SUV.

Authorities state he was required to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities are examining the crash.

So long, Vickie: Iconic Fremont Street indication riding into the sunset

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Steve Marcus Vegas Vickie, a Fremont Street landmark since 1980

Another Las Vegas landmark will disappear June 12 when downtown casino owner Derek Stevens takes apart the iconic neon indication Vegas Vickie to make method for a brand-new Fremont Street resort.

The kicking neon cowgirl is presently perched above the closed strip club Ladies of Glitter Gulch.

It will be taken apart so Stevens, CEO of the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate, can develop the project that will replace the Las Vegas Club in addition to the Shine Gulch structure and the Mermaid’s casino. Stevens and his brother Greg purchased the residential or commercial properties in 2016.

According to a news release about the elimination, Vegas Vickie was originally named Sassy Sally when Glitter Gulch was a casino owned by Bob Stupak. The indication was produced in 1980 by Ad Art’s Jack Dubois and Charles Barnard. The indication acquired nationwide attention in 1994 when she “married” her nearby neon cowboy, Vegas Vic, who currently stands over the former Pioneer Club building.

“Vegas Vickie has brought pleasure to many people from worldwide, and we hope locals and tourists alike will come by to take an image with her one last time,” said Nevada Stupak, Bob Stupak’s son.

Stevens did not state what he was planning to do with the indication except to say, in the press release, that he is searching for “the very best house possible.”

He is not, nevertheless, considering donating the sign to the Neon Museum, located on Las Vegas Boulevard, a few blocks north of Fremont Street.

The museum homes numerous other examples of well-known Las Vegas neon indications and traveler structures donated by casino operators when they built brand-new resorts, consisting of the La Concha Motel lobby, a shell-shaped structure that when rested on the Las Vegas Strip.

One punch kills California dad of five on Fremont Street

Police are searching for two men believed to have been involved in the murder of a man on Fremont Street on April 30, 2017. (LVMPD)< img src=" /wp-content/uploads/2017/05/13797802_G.jpg" alt=" Cops are searching for 2 men believed to have actually been associated with the murder of a male on Fremont Street on April 30, 2017. (LVMPD)"

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have been involved in the murder of a guy on Fremont Street on April 30, 2017.( LVMPD)” border=” 0″ width=” 180 “/ > Police are looking for 2 men thought to have been associated with the murder of a man on Fremont Street on April 30, 2017.( LVMPD). LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )-. Medical inspectors identified a man who passed away after being punched simply once in the face beyond a Fremont Street bar over the weekend. The Clark County Coroner’s Workplace identified the victim as Luis Campos, 45, of La Puente, California. His cause and manner of death stayed pending.

Inning accordance with Las Vegas Metro authorities, officers were called to the 500 block of Fremont Street early Sunday early morning to find an unconscious man on the walkway, struggling with a head injury. He was taken to University Medical Center with a lethal injury, cops said.

Inning accordance with authorities, he had been standing in line to enter a bar when he was approached by 2 males. An argument began and a suspect punched the victim. Both males then fled.

On Thursday, the victim passed away from his injuries. Authorities stated the suspects ran east on Fremont Street and turned left on Sixth Street.

It only took one punch. This is the last picture Luis Campos and his bros took together prior to a lethal fight on Fremont Street. pic.twitter.com/shbvVMB4XG

— Adam Herbets (@AdamHerbets) May 6, 2017″ We’re all close siblings, however this was among the first times we got to really hang out together,” his brother, Travis Garibay, said. “He’s married and whatever like that. He’s busy with kids.”

” He was amusing, he was caring he was kind,” his mom Joyce Garibay said. “Even if he was broke, he constantly had a present for me for Mom’s Day or my birthday. That’s just the man he was.”

Police released video of the suspects leaving the scene. Anybody with details the suspects or this case is asked to contact police at 702-828-3521.

” The bottom line is that person murdered my son,” Joyce Garibay sobbed. “He was a hubby, a father to five kids and he was my best friend.”

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