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Sept. 23, 2014

11:25 a.m.

Motorcyclist loses control, crashes on 215 Beltway
A motorcycle crash on the 215 Beltway slowed traffic in the south valley Tuesday morning. The crash was reported at ...

10:50 a.m.

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Boyd Gaming launches mobile sports-betting app
Boyd Gaming announced today the launch of its new mobile sports-betting application. Called B Connected Sports, Boyd’s app is available ...

10:33 a.m.

Teller foils bank robbery by telling suspect there’s no money
Teller foils bank robbery by telling suspect there’s no money
A man who tried to rob a Las Vegas bank last month walked away empty-handed after a teller said there was no money to give him, Metro Police said. The man ...

10:09 a.m.

Filmmaker: Ambush suspect was in my documentary
The manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a state police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials. State police Tuesday brought in ...

9:50 a.m.

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11:20 a.m.

GOP’s Crescent Hardy takes heat over comments about minority, women voters
Republican state lawmaker and congressional candidate Crescent Hardy blamed women, minorities and young voters for problems in the United States by electing President Barack Obama. Hardy, who is running against ...

8:56 a.m.

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Obama scores coalition victory with Arab strikes
For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military conflict in the Middle East that he has reluctantly embraced. The U.S. announced the strikes hours before ...

8:28 a.m.

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9:53 a.m.

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Police: 3 people dead in shooting at UPS facility
A UPS employee opened fire Tuesday morning inside one of the company's warehouses in Alabama, killing two people before committing suicide, police said. Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper told reporters that the gunman was ...

8:15 a.m.

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U.S.: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-January
AP Medical Writer Mike Stobbe in New York and Associated Press writer Sarah DiLorenzo in Dakar, Senegal, contributed to this report.

7:54 a.m.

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8:45 a.m.

U.S., Arab allies hit ISIS strongholds in Syria, Iraq
U.S., Arab allies hit ISIS strongholds in Syria, Iraq
Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on ...

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Sept. 22, 2014

11:10 p.m.

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Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture
A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of ...

10 p.m.

Man charged with attempted murder after couple hit by car outside Las Vegas bar
Man charged with attempted murder after couple hit by car outside Las Vegas bar
A man was arrested today on attempted murder charges after he allegedly hit two people with his car Saturday outside a bar near Cashman Center. Officers responded to the Stateside Lounge ...

6:44 p.m.

U.S. and allies hit Islamic State targets in Syria
U.S. and allies hit Islamic State targets in Syria
The U.S. and five Arab countries began unleashing a torrent of cruise missiles and precision-guided bombs from the air and sea on ...

6:27 p.m.

Reserves narrowing for Southern California water wholesaler
The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing

5:53 p.m.

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Weidman off UFC 181; Hendricks to fight Lawler
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has injured his right hand in training, forcing the postponement of his Dec. 6 title defense against ...

5:45 p.m.

Man sought in southeast valley bank robbery
Man sought in southeast valley bank robbery
Police are seeking information related to a bank robbery last week in the southeast valley. According to a Metro Police news release, a white male suspect entered a grocery store ...

4:45 p.m.

Mike Tyson aids motorcyclist after I-15 crash in Las Vegas
Mike Tyson aids motorcyclist after I-15 crash in Las Vegas
Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist on ...

3:43 p.m.

Police seek suspects in August robbery
According to Metro Police, a black male between the ages of 16 and 20 entered a retail business on Aug. 21 near East Bonanza Road and North Eastern Avenue with a weapon.

3:25 p.m.

Police search for suspect in bank robbery at grocery store
Police are searching for a suspect in last week’s robbery of a bank at a southeast valley grocery store, authorities said. On the evening of Sept. 15, a man walked ...

2:46 p.m.

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Pole dancing no longer just for strippers
Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this month weren't doing it for dollar bills. Many of the attendees at the 3rd Annual Pole Expo are taking the lead of expo founder Fawnia Dietrich and refining their slinky craft as a workout ...

2:24 p.m.

Ben Affleck admits to getting in trouble for counting cards
Ben Affleck admits to getting in trouble for counting cards
In an interview published in Details magazine's October issue, actor Ben Affleck says he "got good" at the game of blackjack and ...

2:11 p.m.

Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot
A television reporter revealed during a live on-air segment that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug ahead of a November ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of pot in Alaska. After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on ...

1:45 p.m.

Traffic backs up after rollover crash on 215 Beltway
A single-car, rollover accident was causing delays this afternoon on the 215 Beltway at Windmill Lane, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Trooper Loy Hixson said ...

12:53 p.m.

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Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest
Two months before Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion, he was arrested in rural Virginia, heavily armed and carrying a map of ...

12:32 p.m.

Islamist group kidnaps, threatens to execute Frenchman
An al-Qaida splinter group has kidnapped a French citizen and announced on Monday that it will execute him unless France ends its participation in air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq. In a video that appeared on social media, a masked member of ...

11:31 a.m.

Police: Las Vegas man shot to death after fight in backyard
Police: Las Vegas man shot to death after fight in backyard
A man died in his backyard in the eastern valley Sunday morning after being shot multiple times, according to Metro Police. The man was at his home in the ...

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