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7:50 p.m.

Unsafe lane change led to officer-involved crash on I-15, officials say
Unsafe lane change led to officer-involved crash on I-15, officials say
Officials are searching for a four-door, possibly green sedan in connection with a crash that injured a veteran North Las Vegas Police officer ...

5:55 p.m.

Moped driver injured in crash with minivan
Moped driver injured in crash with minivan
A moped driver was transported to the hospital this afternoon after the vehicle collided with a minivan near East Sahara Avenue and Paradise Road ...

5:49 p.m.

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Mayweather and Pacquiao courtside at same Heat game
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao were finally together Tuesday night. At a Miami Heat game, that is ...

5:15 p.m.

With more upbeat outlook, NLV mayor touts 'strong plan to repair our city'
With more upbeat outlook, NLV mayor touts 'strong plan to repair our city'
State of the City:
A year ago, Mayor John Lee delivered his first State of the City address as North Las Vegas teetered on the brink of financial disaster, faced with a long-term deficit of ...

4:09 p.m.

Coroner says man, 26, died of injures in crash
A 26-year-old man who died after the car he was driving hit a fence and caught fire last month died from injuries suffered in ...

3:58 p.m.

Police: Man, 91, died at hospital from injuries in crash
The death of a 91-year-old man a week after a November car accident was the result of multiple injuries suffered in the crash, according to a Metro Police report. Lewis Kaplan of Las Vegas died ...

2:53 p.m.

Photo: An exterior view of Caesars Palace on Thursday, Ju
Judge ready to rule on venue for Caesars bankruptcy case
A Delaware judge is set to rule on whether the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should proceed in Delaware or in Illinois. After hearing final arguments Tuesday, the judge said he would rule on Wednesday. Several creditor groups want the case to proceed in Delaware, where they filed ...

1:44 p.m.

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Yahoo to spin off Alibaba stake into separate company
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's prized stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding in a move that will let Yahoo avoid paying billions in future taxes. A newly formed entity called SpinCo will inherit ownership of Yahoo's 384 million Alibaba shares when the tax-free spin-off is ...

1:35 p.m.

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4:52 p.m.

Rep. Dina Titus accuses GOP of ‘declaring war on immigrants’
Rep. Dina Titus accuses GOP of ‘declaring war on immigrants’
Accusing Republicans of “declaring war on immigrants,” U.S. Rep. Dina Titus took to the House floor today to blast Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s go-it-alone plan to join a lawsuit to ...

1:30 p.m.

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Utah parents who killed selves, children feared apocalypse
Utah couple and their three children who were found dead in their home last fall overdosed on drugs after the parents told friends they were concerned about a pending apocalypse, authorities said Tuesday. Police also found old letters from ...

12:51 p.m.

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4:54 p.m.

Man arrested after barricading himself in east valley house
Man arrested after barricading himself in east valley house
A man was taken into custody after an hours-long barricade situation that led to a school lockdown in the east valley today. Metro Police received a report about ...

12:42 p.m.

Injured North Las Vegas motorcycle officer recovering
Injured North Las Vegas motorcycle officer recovering
A sergeant says an injured North Las Vegas police officer could be released soon from a hospital after crashing his motorcycle on a rain-slickened freeway near downtown Las Vegas. Sgt. Chrissie Coon says the officer was ...

12:04 p.m.

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On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets
A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing many to flee Europe. Ronald Lauder, the president of the World Jewish Congress, made his ...

11:41 a.m.

Inquiry: Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice
Former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned with radioactive polonium not once but twice, a British judge was told Tuesday, as an inquiry opened into the slaying one lawyer called an act of nuclear terrorism ordered by Moscow. Ben Emmerson, attorney for Litvinenko's widow ...

11:12 a.m.

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12:30 p.m.

Union says it won’t stand by as GOP attacks collective bargaining
Union says it won’t stand by as GOP attacks collective bargaining
Republicans are attacking working families with their proposals to upend collective bargaining in Nevada, Danny Thompson, executive vice treasurer of the Nevada AFL-CIO, said at a press conference this morning. Thompson’s words come as some state lawmakers ...

10:48 a.m.

Activists take first steps to recall Assembly Republicans
Activists take first steps to recall Assembly Republicans
A conservative activist and anti-tax firebrand has helped organize three political action committees with the goal of recalling Nevada Assembly Republicans that he says haven't come out strongly enough against the governor's proposed tax increases. The move by Chuck Muth came as ...

10:40 a.m.

Health District encourages mothers to breastfeed babies
The Southern Nevada Health District has a message for new moms: Don’t hesitate to breastfeed your infants. The district’s board of health recently ...

10:30 a.m.

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6:10 p.m.

Anthony seeks to unseat Las Vegas mayor over stadium deal
Anthony seeks to unseat Las Vegas mayor over stadium deal
Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony launched his bid today to unseat Mayor Carolyn Goodman over her support for a publicly funded downtown soccer ...

10:27 a.m.

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Obama sees need to move on drone rules now
President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed harmlessly on the White House grounds shows that the U.S. must update its laws to manage the expanding frontier of commercial and consumer drones and ensure only good things come in these small packages. It's his own administration that has ...

10:17 a.m.

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Officers shot at Minnesota city building OK, gunman dead
Two police officers who were shot by a gunman inside a suburban Minneapolis city building are expected to recover. Two newly sworn-in officers and others were shot at Monday night as they ...

9:55 a.m.

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1:20 p.m.

Rain could return to Las Vegas later this week
Rain could return to Las Vegas later this week
The scattering of rain that hit the Las Vegas Valley overnight could return later this week, forecasters said. Light rain hit the region about 5 p.m. Monday, with up to ...

9:42 a.m.

Las Vegas teen was ‘living out his dream’ before death at college dorm
Las Vegas teen was ‘living out his dream’ before death at college dorm
Jeremy Huber, a freshman defenseman on the Blue Jays' men's lacrosse team, was found dead in his university dormitory Monday morning, Baltimore police and university officials said. He was …

9:34 a.m.

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11:09 a.m.

Charges added in Metro Police officer robbery, assault case
Charges added in Metro Police officer robbery, assault case
A veteran Las Vegas police detective stood shackled before a judge while prosecutors lodged more charges alleging that he injured a prostitute he attacked to ...

9:33 a.m.

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4:55 p.m.

Gunmen storm Libya hotel, killing American, 9 others
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing four foreigners and five guards, and triggering an hours-long standoff that ended when two assailants set off a grenade that killed them, officials said. The attack on the Corinthia Hotel, which sits ...

9:30 a.m.

Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic
The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling in environmentally-sensitive areas off Alaska. The proposal envisions auctioning areas located ...

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