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September 17, 2014

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Sept. 16, 2014

12:29 p.m.

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Grab-and-run robbery reported at Palace Station
Police in Las Vegas aren't saying yet if anything was taken in a reported grab-and-run robbery during the weekend at the Palace Station casino-hotel. Officer Laura Meltzer says robbery detectives are ...

12:15 p.m.

Wynn’s $1.6 billion resort wins Boston casino license
Wynn’s $1.6 billion resort wins Boston casino license
Wynn Resorts has bested Mohegan Sun for the lucrative Boston-area casino license, based largely on the strength of ...

12:04 p.m.

Photo: NASCAR driver Tony Stewart makes his way to his ca
Grand jury to decide if NASCAR’s Tony Stewart will face charges
A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said ...

11:54 a.m.

Coroner: Woman found dead in apartment was shot, stabbed
Coroner: Woman found dead in apartment was shot, stabbed
A woman found dead in a North Las Vegas apartment Saturday was shot and stabbed multiple times, the Clark County Coroner’s Office said today. The body ...

11:36 a.m.

Glass bottles no longer allowed on Las Vegas Strip
Glass bottles no longer allowed on Las Vegas Strip
The Clark County Commission voted today to ban glass bottles on the Las Vegas Strip to prevent them from being used as weapons and to cut down on litter. The measure prohibits anyone from ...

10:56 a.m.

Coroner IDs bicyclist killed in North Las Vegas
A man hit and killed by a car Saturday while riding a bicycle in North Las Vegas was identified as ...

10:48 a.m.

Child ejected, injured in 4-car crash
Two people suffered minor injuries this morning after a four-car collision in the east valley. The accident was reported ...

10:27 a.m.

Photo: Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.
Public hearings on proposed soccer stadium begin tonight
After several canceled public meetings last month, Las Vegas residents will finally get a chance to examine a proposal for a downtown soccer stadium and ask questions about financing in a series of meetings starting tonight. The city council delayed ...

9:55 a.m.

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CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast
CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing ...

9:51 a.m.

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola
The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could cost nearly $1 billion to contain the crisis, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. Even as President Barack Obama was expected to announce the deployment of 3,000 American forces to help ...

9:23 a.m.

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Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV
Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday as they tracked a survivalist with two high-powered rifles and a grudge against police, identified as the gunman who killed one trooper and injured another in ...

9:13 a.m.

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Las Vegas airport getting $26 million to rehab runway
A major runway at McCarran International Airport is getting an overhaul with help from the federal government. Congresswoman Dina Titus announced this week that ...

9:02 a.m.

Photo: Las Vegas Paving workers repair the northbound lan
Feds pledge $1.5M for I-15 flood repairs
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid says Clark County will get $1.5 million in federal emergency funds to help pay for repairing flood damage on Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas. Reid's announcement came ...

8:47 a.m.

Las Vegas strip club dancer gets 5 to 15 years in fatal DUI
Las Vegas strip club dancer gets 5 to 15 years in fatal DUI
A former Las Vegas strip-club dancer apologized and begged forgiveness Tuesday from sobbing family members before she was sentenced to five to 15 years in state prison for ...

8:37 a.m.

Another Atlantic City bust: Trump Plaza closes
Another Atlantic City bust: Trump Plaza closes
Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year. When it opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it ...

8:34 a.m.

House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall
The government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem, a House committee majority charged Tuesday in a new report. The report by Republicans on ...

7:50 a.m.

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U.S. should fight ISIS on ground if necessary, top military leader says
The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend ...

12:20 a.m.

Latest storm threat brings flash flood watch for Las Vegas
Latest storm threat brings flash flood watch for Las Vegas
Southern Nevadans have a day to brace for new thunderstorms and flash flooding, as forecasters are expecting showers ...


Sept. 15, 2014

9:45 p.m.

Metro releases photos in search for armed robbery suspects
Metro releases photos in search for armed robbery suspects
Metro Police released photos today of two suspects linked to an Aug. 23 robbery at a business on Rancho Drive and ...

9:20 p.m.

Photo: In this Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, President Barac
U.S. to assign 3,000 from U.S. military to fight Ebola
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed ...

8:10 p.m.

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Radisson suspends Minnesota Vikings sponsorship
The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in ...

6:40 p.m.

Photo: Firefighter Jesse Hadorowski climbs up steep terra
Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes
A wind-driven wildfire near the Oregon border has damaged or destroyed 100 homes and forced at least 1,500 people to ...

4:34 p.m.

Northern Nevada lands bill passes House, heads to Senate
A sweeping lands bill for Northern Nevada that had a bleak outlook just a few months ago passed the House of Representatives with unanimous support Monday. Thought for dead much of this year, legislation to create ...

4 p.m.

Man who killed girlfriend with beer mug sentenced to 25 years
Man who killed girlfriend with beer mug sentenced to 25 years
Dana "Doc" Baker, 62, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in July. According to Baker, he and his girlfriend, Jennifer Evanson, 52, were fighting in their RV when ...

2:57 p.m.

Photo: Singer/actress Pia Zadora performs during a guest
Pia Zadora home from hospital after accident
A spokeswoman says entertainer Pia Zadora is home from a Las Vegas hospital to continue treatment for serious head and ankle injuries received when she fell from a golf cart last week. Zadora representative Eileen Koch said ...

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