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October 25, 2014

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Oct. 24, 2014

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 ...

2 a.m.

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Gaming industry could soon grow — or shrink — in these 5 places
As Las Vegas’ major gaming companies are considering further domestic growth, states such as Massachusetts, New Jersey and California are themselves debating the expansion — or retraction — of gambling ...


Oct. 23, 2014

10:50 p.m.

Tracing patient’s possible contacts creates host of challenges for NYC
ew York City’s first confirmed case of Ebola has raised complicated logistical issues of how to trace the possible contacts of an infected patient in a city of more than 8 million people with a sprawling mass transit system and a large population of workers who ...

9:56 p.m.

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Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast
He seemed lost, "did not fit in," had drug problems, and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless shelter and had talked about ...

9:25 p.m.

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Feds to gather ‘nuisance’ mustangs in Nevada
Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protected mustangs are knocking down fences and ...

9:12 p.m.

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Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21
Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than ...

8:40 p.m.

California police chase ends with shooting in Jean
California police chase ends with shooting in Jean
A California car chase ended in Jean Thursday evening as a man who tried to outrun police was shot. California Highway Patrol officers were in pursuit of a Toyota FJ Cruiser ...

7:13 p.m.

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Carl Icahn says Trump Taj Mahal likely to close
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino "will almost certainly close." The would-be purchaser of the casino told the Associated Press on Thursday night that the casino's finances are ...

6:28 p.m.

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Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season with a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP's career in doubt. The Lakers and Nash announced their joint decision Thursday, less than a week before ...

6:06 p.m.

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After first Ebola case in New York City, 3 others are quarantined
A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea became the first person in the city to test positive for the virus, setting off ...

5:05 p.m.

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Police: Hatchet-wielding suspect shot by officers
A hatchet-wielding man attacked a group of patrol officers in a busy commercial district in Queens on Thursday, injuring two before the other officers shot and killed him, New York City police said. A bystander was wounded in ...

5 p.m.

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Doctor who visited Africa tested for Ebola in NYC
A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa was being tested Thursday for ...

4:50 p.m.

DUI arrest for Henderson cop driving wrong way on highway
DUI arrest for Henderson cop driving wrong way on highway
A Henderson police officer was arrested this morning on a driving under the influence charge after he reportedly drove the wrong way on U.S. 95. Nevada Highway Patrol received a report about ...

4:12 p.m.

Report: Apex Industrial Park could create 57,960 jobs
Report: Apex Industrial Park could create 57,960 jobs
north las vegas:
North Las Vegas has big plans for the 7,000 acre Apex Industrial Park north of the city that could create thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic impact. But getting ...

2:59 p.m.

Henderson Police seek new leads in 2005 slaying
Henderson Police seek new leads in 2005 slaying
Recent developments in the investigation into the 2005 slaying of Henderson businessman Danny Cates have led detectives to believe there may be ...

2:13 p.m.

South Point poker website gets final approval
South Point’s online poker website, Real Gaming, received final approval from state gambling regulators today. Real Gaming became the third real-money online poker site to operate in Nevada when it ...

1:54 p.m.

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Official: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Maryland air crash
A fire department official says three people were killed and two others were injured when an airplane and a helicopter collided in midair at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland. Capt. Kevin Fox of Frederick County Fire and Rescue says ...

1:45 p.m.

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Negreanu, former Bellagio manager headed to Poker Hall of Fame
The Poker Hall of Fame says it will honor Daniel Negreanu and retired poker executive Jack McClelland next month in Las Vegas. The hall's governing council announced Thursday that the induction ...

1:25 p.m.

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Eric Frein lookalike: I’ve been stopped repeatedly
A northeastern Pennsylvania resident said he's been stopped and questioned more than 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him for a man sought in the killing of a state trooper, including one encounter at gunpoint that left him fearing for his life. James Tully, 39, of Canadensis, said he wears his ...

1:21 p.m.

CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams
New federal Ebola response squads — likened to public health SWAT teams — are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say. Meanwhile, the government has formed a second set of teams to prepare hospitals in cities deemed ...

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