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4:44 p.m.

Multiple drivers cited within hours of Uber launch
Multiple drivers cited within hours of Uber launch
As of 3:30 p.m., Nevada Taxicab Authority spokeswoman Teri Williams said three Uber drivers in Las Vegas and one in Reno had been cited for illegally offering rides for hire ...

4:16 p.m.

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Henderson elementary school in running for $100,000 tech grant
“We have to get that sustained push,” Moynihan said. “Not just one more vote, we have to keep it going.”

4:15 p.m.

2 arrested, 2 sought in gunpoint robberies near Las Vegas Strip
2 arrested, 2 sought in gunpoint robberies near Las Vegas Strip
Police are still seeking two suspects after arresting two men in an armed robbery spree Tuesday near the Las Vegas Strip, according to Metro Police. Four men with at least one firearm robbed several people throughout ...

3:39 p.m.

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NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror
A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday. Police were examining ...

3:36 p.m.

NY and NJ say they will require Ebola quarantines
Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all medical workers and other arriving travelers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa. The move came after ...

2:35 p.m.

Arizona cop arrested in Laughlin on count of attempted sexual assault
A Bullhead City, Ariz., police officer was arrested Wednesday in Laughlin on a count of attempted sexual assault, according to Metro Police. Jesse Hoag, 37, surrendered ...

2:12 p.m.

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3:23 p.m.

3 California sheriffs' deputies shot, 1 dies
A Sacramento County sheriff's deputy who was shot while investigating a suspicious vehicle has died. Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones says the 47-year-old deputy was killed after he ...

2:01 p.m.

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3:34 p.m.

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Authorities ID remains of missing Va. student Hannah Graham
Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge. University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, 18, disappeared ...

1:53 p.m.

Man, 44, found dead at Henderson homeless camp
Detectives are investigating the death of a 44-year-old man whose body was found Thursday night at a Henderson homeless camp where he was staying, police said. The body was found about ...

1:30 p.m.

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2:54 p.m.

With Horsford under attack, Democrats fighting back
With Horsford under attack, Democrats fighting back
Washington Democrats are coming to a colleague’s aid after a Republican outside group decided to throw almost $1 million against the Democratic candidate in a sleepy Nevada congressional race. The House Democrats’ campaign arm is spending ...

12:56 p.m.

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5:50 p.m.

Suspect shot in Jean after high-speed chase dies, police say
Suspect shot in Jean after high-speed chase dies, police say
A man shot by a California trooper in Jean on Thursday after a long car chase across state lines died today, Metro Police said. Phia Vang, 25, of California was ...

11:24 a.m.

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2:27 p.m.

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Witnesses: School gunman stared at students as he shot them
A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head, officials said. The gunman also died in the attack. Students in the cafeteria said the gunman stared at the students as he ...

10:50 a.m.

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2:29 p.m.

Lawyer: Metro officer had no knowledge of child porn images
Lawyer: Metro officer had no knowledge of child porn images
A lawyer denies that a 37-year-old Las Vegas police officer knew there were pornographic images of children stored within ...

10:35 a.m.

Boy’s death investigated as possible child abuse
Mohave County authorities say the death of a 15-month-old boy who'd suffered head injuries is being investigated as possible child abuse. The Sheriff's Office says Kade Kryska died Thursday, two days after ...

10:18 a.m.

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Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor
A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online. Agents so far have confirmed the images in Yosemite and four other national parks in California, Utah and Oregon. Park Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson said ...

10:04 a.m.

7 hurt as car smashes into California restaurant
Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into a restaurant in a Northern California shopping center. Lt. Nate Schmidt tells the Contra Costa Times that the 56-year-old female driver had just pulled into the parking lot outside ...

9:56 a.m.

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Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers
Investigators were working on Friday to determine why a man attacked a group of New York Police Department officers with a hatchet before they shot him dead. Police obtained a warrant to search Zale Thompson's computer for clues about Thursday's daytime assault, which left one officer with ...

9:38 a.m.

Man hits $1 million jackpot at Carson City casino
A 69-year-old Gardnerville man has won a $1 million slot jackpot at a Carson City casino. Bill Paxson says he thought something was wrong with the game when the lights started flashing ...

9:34 a.m.

1 dead, 1 hurt, 1 jailed after downtown Reno knife fight
Authorities say one man is dead, a second man is injured and a third man is in jail after a fight in downtown Reno. Police say the incident happened about 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the 400 block of Virginia Street. Officials say three men were ...

9:25 a.m.

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TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’ TV series
The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family. The network had already completed filming of another season of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" and was set to begin airing it at the end of this year. TLC wouldn't publicly cite a reason ...

9:20 a.m.

Parents sue School District over death of bullied daughter
The parents of a seventh-grader who shot herself dead last December are suing the Las Vegas-area school district, alleging that administrators failed to inform them that their daughter was bullied at her middle school. Jason and Jennifer Lamberth filed a wrongful-death and negligence lawsuit ...

9:07 a.m.

Coroner IDs teen killed in car crash into utility pole
An 18-year-old woman killed Wednesday night after the car she was riding in crashed into a utility pole has been identified as Rajaunay Davis of North Las Vegas, the Clark County Coroner’s Office reported today. A 2004 Chevrolet Aveo was headed south on ...

8:57 a.m.

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NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected
Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. "We want to state at the outset that New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed" by the doctor's diagnosis Thursday, said Mayor Bill de Blasio, even as officials described ...

8:24 a.m.

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Dallas nurse beats Ebola, walks out of hospital
A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus. Nurse Nina Pham said she felt "fortunate and blessed to be standing here today," as she left the ...

8:16 a.m.

Motorcyclist killed in crash on freeway interchange
Motorcyclist killed in crash on freeway interchange
A 22-year-old man died early today after losing control of a motorcycle on a freeway interchange and falling onto the highway below. The accident happened about 2:30 a.m. on ...

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