Brothel employees to fight ballot question in wake of Hof’s death

Brothel employees pledge to continue to fight a ballot question that could put them out of business. But whether Assembly candidate and brothel owner Dennis Hof’s death will have an impact on the answer remains to be seen. Lyon County Commissioners are testing the public’s feeling son the issue next month. If voters vote yes-commissioners will have the final say on the fate of existing brothels. Hof supported the question and dismissed critic’s chances of its passage. He had urged Lyon County voters to cast a “no” ballot.

Man accused of stealing woman’s Jeep, credit card in Carson City

The Carson City sheriff’s office needs your help finding a man wanted in a case of vehicle theft and credit card fraud. Deputies say Bobby Sheline stole a drunk woman’s credit card and charged thousands of dollars to it. He’s also accused of stealing her Jeep from a Carson City casino.

Police look for sneaker thieves in Sparks

Sparks police are looking for a couple who they say stole three pairs of shoes from the Nike store at the Outlets at Legends. Police say the thefts happened earlier this month. The man they’re looking for is Hispanic, in his late 30s with a shaved head, a teardrop tattoo on his right eye and tattoos on his neck.

Man arrested for allegedly grabbing Laxalt’s campaign chief

A man is arrested after city marshals say he got into a fight with Adam Laxalt’s campaign chief in Las Vegas. Campaign spokesman Parker Briden says Wilfred Stark grabbed Laxalt’s campaign chief Kristin Davison, and she suffered a bruised arm. The encounter happened as Stark was trying to question Laxalt, who’s running for governor.

Clark Co. child diagnosed with AFM

Nevada sees its first case of a polio-like illness that’s on the rise in children in the U.S. Acute Flaccid Myelitis-or AFM-affects the nervous system and weakens muscles and reflexes. It can be caused by viruses and environmental toxins. A child in Clark County is the state’s first case; more than 60 cases have been confirmed by the CDC, so far, this year. There’s no treatment for AFM.

Your Voting Info

A reminder that if you want to register to vote for the upcoming election, you need to do that by midnight tonight. You can only register online. You have until October 30th to request an absentee ballot. Early voting begins on Saturday and continues through November 2nd.

Mega Millions is Bulging

The Mega Millions jackpot is now up to $900 million. Lottery officials raised the estimated prize Wednesday, less than a day after another drawing without a winner increased the prize to $868 million. Officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the Mega Millions prize Tuesday night. The next drawing will be Friday.

Nevada Removes 90,000 From Voter Rolls

The Nevada Secretary of State’s Office says about 90,000 people have been removed from the voter rolls, statewide. The federal government requires each county to remove people from their voter rolls who have either passed away or moved to another jurisdiction. The reason is election security. Some people know the process as “Voter Purging” but the state refers to it as “List Maintenance”. They use a wide range of data to find out if someone should be removed, including information from the U.S. Postal Service, DMV, Social Security Office, an interstate partnership called Electronic Registration Information Center, and even from family members and obituaries.

90k voters removed from voter rolls

A reminder that if you want to register to vote for the upcoming election, you need to do that by midnight tonight. You can only register online. You have until October 30th to request an absentee ballot. Early voting begins on Saturday and continues through November 2nd. The Nevada Secretary of State’s Office says about 90,000 people have been removed from the state’s voter rolls. KTVN says the state refers to the process as “list maintenence.” Some of the people removed from the voter rolls are no longer residents of the county, and others have passed away. They also want to make sure someone is not registered to vote in two places, following a move.

Political candidate, brothel owner Dennis Hof’s cause of death pending autopsy

Still no word on the cause of death of Assembly candidate and brothel owner Dennis Hof. The 72-year-old was found dead Tuesday morning at Love Ranch in Crystal. His campaign manager said it appears Hof died in his sleep. Hof’s death was discovered by longtime friend Ron Jeremy. The Nye County sheriff says Hof had a birthday party with more than 100 people the night before his death. An autopsy will determine the exact cause of death.