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July 23, 2014

9:58 a.m.

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FAA continues ban on US flights to Tel Aviv
The Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of rocket attacks. The agency said Wednesday it is...

9:52 a.m.

Lawyer: Nazi war crimes suspect dies awaiting extradition to Germany
The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany. Attorney Dennis Boyle told The Associated Press on Wednesday that...

9:44 a.m.

China detains employees of suspect meat seller
ive employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier. China's food safety agency said...

9:23 a.m.

Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire bid
Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with ...

9:16 a.m.

Coroner IDs woman hit, killed by SUV on Durango Drive
A woman hit by an SUV and killed while crossing a street in the west valley Monday night has been identified as Courtney Walker​, 49, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. The coroner did not...

9:06 a.m.

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Coroner: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose
Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday. Coroner Roger Hatch said 25-year-old Geldof took ...

8:46 a.m.

Hundreds rally in Las Vegas to support Israel
Hundreds of people rallied outside the federal courthouse in Las Vegas to show support for Israel as a conflict with Hamas rages. The Israeli-American Council Las Vegas organized the...

8:30 a.m.

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Four-day Comic-Con festival kicks off in San Diego
Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza. The four-day festival celebrating film, TV, video games, comic books, costumes and other popular arts kicks off with a...

8:24 a.m.

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Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine. Delta Air Lines turned around...

8:18 a.m.

Man serving life sentence dies in Nevada prison
A Las Vegas killer, serving a life term without parole, has died in prison at the age of 73. The Nevada Department of Corrections reports that...

8:02 a.m.

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Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead
A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead. Another 11 people were injured when...

7:55 a.m.

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Malaysia jet victims’ bodies arrive in Netherlands
Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as...

7:46 a.m.

Car crash knocks out power for about 200 east valley residents
A car crash caused an early morning power outage that left 203 east valley residents without electricity, according to NV Energy. The outage began...

2 a.m.

Pardee Homes gives up land in long-stalled Coyote Springs project
Pardee Homes gives up land in long-stalled Coyote Springs project
Pardee Homes, the former lead residential builder at the Coyote Springs master-planned community, relinquished about 2,500 acres of land at the site an hour from ...


July 22, 2014

7 p.m.

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New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks
A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of ...

6:35 p.m.

Metro officer injured in car crash
Metro officer injured in car crash
A Metro Police officer suffered minor injuries Tuesday evening after his car was involved in a three-vehicle accident. At about 5:35 p.m., a truck traveling eastbound on Vegas Drive ran a red light at ...

6:20 p.m.

‘Mamma Mia!’ closes in less than three months at Tropicana
‘Mamma Mia!’ closes in less than three months at Tropicana
The return of “Mamma Mia!” at the Tropicana lasted about six years less than the show’s original run at Mandalay Bay. The show is closing, effective ...

6:15 p.m.

Man sought in sex attack on woman is shown on video
Metro Police are looking for a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman early this morning near Durango Drive and the 215 Beltway. The woman had been driving near ...

5:20 p.m.

Metro working to ID man in photo with slain woman
Metro working to ID man in photo with slain woman
​Metro Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who reportedly went out with 34-year-old Maricela Faurrieta Suarez the night before she was found dead ...

4:29 p.m.

Woman accused of using false ID to register to vote
Woman accused of using false ID to register to vote
Authorities say a Las Vegas area woman was arrested today on seven felony counts, including two involving voter-registration fraud. According to a criminal complaint ...

4:18 p.m.

Truck fire reported on roof of Bellagio parking garage
Truck fire reported on roof of Bellagio parking garage
Clark County firefighters are responding to a vehicle on fire on the roof of the Bellagio parking garage The Clark County Fire Department received a call...

4:07 p.m.

I-15 lanes to close overnight for work on Cactus Ave. interchange
Two of three southbound lanes of Interstate 15 between Silverado Ranch Boulevard and St. Rose Parkway will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for the next three days for roadwork on...

3:18 p.m.

Obama nominee to head Veterans Affairs pledges to ‘transform’ agency
President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed. Robert McDonald cited problems with...

3:15 p.m.

Reno police probe fatal shooting of young father
Reno police continue to investigate the fatal shooting of a young father killed by bullets that traveled through his apartment window near Wooster High School. Police say 23-year-old Anthony Cueva had just put his...

2:51 p.m.

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CEO: Clippers coach Doc Rivers to quit if Donald Sterling stays
The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team. CEO Richard Parsons made the statement at the trial to determine ...

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