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Vegas News Summary January 4th, 2024

Las Vegas News Highlights – January 4th, 2024:

Top Stories:

  • Tragic car chase: A 12-year-old girl tragically died during a police chase that ended in a crash.
  • Judge attacked: A Clark County District Judge was shockingly attacked in court by a defendant who leaped over the bench.
  • Police officer suicide: A Las Vegas police officer tragically died by suicide after an arrest.

Other News:

  • Development boom: Two hotels and three golf entertainment facilities are set to open in Southern Nevada this year, with several hotel and convention center renovations underway.
  • Families in need: Free diaper giveaways are happening across Southern Nevada to support families struggling with diaper insecurity.
  • Homebuyer deal: A major real estate deal will bring single-family homes across the Las Vegas Valley to a new corporate landlord.
  • Weather: Prepare for chilly temperatures, with overnight lows potentially reaching freezing and daytime highs in the 50s throughout the week.


  • Rumors swirl around Jim Harbaugh potentially joining the Las Vegas Raiders.
  • Stanley Cup fans braved the rain for a chance at a new Target exclusive mug.

Additional Notes:

  • A young girl who wandered away from her family on the Strip was unfortunately lured into prostitution, highlighting safety concerns.
  • Starbucks now allows customers to use their own cups at the drive-thru, promoting sustainability.

For more details and in-depth coverage, check out Las Vegas Review-Journal or other local news sources.

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Today in Las Vegas, January 4, 2024, a significant incident occurred where a Nevada judge, Mary Kay Holthus, was attacked by a defendant during his sentencing in a felony battery case. The defendant, identified as Deobra Redden, leaped over a defense table and the judge’s bench, landing atop the judge and instigating a bloody brawl that involved court officials and attorneys. The attack caused minor injuries to the judge and more serious injuries to a courtroom marshal, who suffered a bleeding gash on his forehead and a dislocated shoulder. This incident took place around 11 a.m. at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas. Redden now faces multiple new felony charges, including battery on a protected person.

In the entertainment scene in Las Vegas, a variety of events and performances are scheduled for the week of January 4-10, 2024. These include music performances by artists and bands at various venues, such as the House of Blues and the Space. Nightclubs like Zouk and XS are hosting DJs and parties featuring artists like Kaskade and Dillon Francis. Sports events include games by the G League Ignite and UNLV Hockey. There are also comedy shows and miscellaneous events like Jurassic Quest, an immersive playground experience.

For more details on these events, you can visit the websites of the venues and artists involved.

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