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Dec. 15, 2014

1:34 p.m.

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A cautious approach to bringing the NHL to Las Vegas
Bill Foley is trying to bring an NHL expansion team to Las Vegas, and so far he's marching in step with Commissioner Gary Bettman. "I'm an ex-Army guy. I follow orders," Foley told The Canadian Press by phone over the weekend from his home in Northern California. "We've been very careful in our meetings with the NHL administrative staff, just trying to make sure that we do things in the proper fashion. We're not pushy, we're not demanding." So far, the 70-year-old millionaire ...

1:01 p.m.

National Finals Rodeo breaks 30-year attendance record
National Finals Rodeo breaks 30-year attendance record
Organizers say the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo attracted more people than it ever has in its 30 year history in Las Vegas. Officials with Las Vegas Events said in a press release Monday that ...

12:38 p.m.

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Union takes NFL to court over Adrian Peterson
The NFL Players Association filed a federal lawsuit Monday for Adrian Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitration ruling that upheld the NFL's suspension of the star running back. The petition also requested a court order for Peterson's immediate reinstatement, arguing that ...

12:35 p.m.

Man charged in Auburn killing was on probation
Authorities say a man was on probation for separate crimes when he was charged with killing an Auburn football player in a shooting eerily similar to a triple killing two years ago. Records show 22-year-old Markale Hart of Camp Hill was arrested on ...

12:21 p.m.

FBI agent grilled over search at Caesars in gambling case
FBI agent grilled over search at Caesars in gambling case
An FBI agent is facing tough questions about whether investigators intentionally deceived a federal magistrate to obtain a search warrant and arrest a Malaysian businessman, his son and six others last ...

11:21 a.m.

IllRideWithYou: Aussies offer support to Muslims
Some Australian social media users sent a message of solidarity to Muslims as the Sydney cafe siege went on for almost a day, offering to accompany anyone who felt intimidated on public transit. The Twitter hashtag #IllRideWithYou had been used more than 90,000 times by early Tuesday, as tweeters tried to ...

11:06 a.m.

Report: Nevada among top states for mortgage fraud
Report: Nevada among top states for mortgage fraud
Mortgage fraud is rising nationally and remains more active in Nevada than in almost every other state, a new report shows. Some 74 percent of U.S. home loans last year involved ...

10:35 a.m.

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Police seek suspects in armed robbery of southeast valley business
Police are searching for two men in an armed robbery this month at a southeast valley business, according to a Metro Police. On Dec. 5, the men entered ...

9:56 a.m.

Today is deadline for Nevada Health Link sign-ups
Nevadans have until the end of the day to sign up for government-subsidized health coverage if they want it to start Jan. 1. Today is a deadline for signing up through Nevada Health Link, the state ...

9:33 a.m.

Police: Suspect in custody after gas station robbery in Laughlin
Police: Suspect in custody after gas station robbery in Laughlin
Police received a report about 7:30 a.m. of a robbery at a Mobil gas station at 3020 Needles Highway, near El Mirage Way, Officer Miguel Garcia said.

9:16 a.m.

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Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer
The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher wounded two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit Monday against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting. The negligence and ...

9:03 a.m.

Coroner IDs man found dead in Henderson flood channel
Coroner IDs man found dead in Henderson flood channel
A man whose body was found Sunday in a Henderson flood channel has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 52-year-old Suwit Kloykaom. Police were called ...

8:50 a.m.

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Spelman College suspends its Cosby professorship
An Atlanta college is suspending its endowed professorship with Bill Cosby amid allegations by more than two dozen women that the comedian and actor sexually assaulted them. Spelman College is the latest school to ...

8:47 a.m.

Justices reject Arizona bid over abortion drugs
The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Arizona to enforce stringent restrictions on medical abortions while a challenge to those rules plays out in lower courts. The justices on Monday left ...

8:24 a.m.

Merriam-Webster names ‘culture’ word of the year
A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year: culture. The word joins ...

8:04 a.m.

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Source: Sacramento Kings fire coach Michael Malone
The Sacramento Kings fired coach Michael Malone late Sunday night just 24 games into his second season with the team. A person with knowledge of the move confirmed the firing Sunday night on ...

7:58 a.m.

6 dead, suspect on loose in suburban Philadelphia
6 dead, suspect on loose in suburban Philadelphia
A man killed six people as he weaved across the Philadelphia suburbs in a predawn rampage Monday and then holed up in a house, authorities said. Bradley William Stone, 35, started at his ex-wife's Harleysville apartment, breaking in through ...

7:35 a.m.

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Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney crisis
Amid a barrage of gunfire, police stormed a cafe in the heart of Sydney early Tuesday to end a 16-hour hostage siege by an Iranian-born gunman. Police said three people were killed — the gunman and two of the hostages — and four others were wounded. Police raided the ...

6:55 a.m.

Bus security guard fatally shoots gunman on Las Vegas Strip
Bus security guard fatally shoots gunman on Las Vegas Strip
A gunman was killed and a bus security officer injured in a shootout on the Las Vegas Strip, Metro Police said. Police received reports about 1:45 a.m. of two people shot ...

Saturday

Dec. 13, 2014

4:15 p.m.

Burglary suspect barricaded inside home surrenders to police
Burglary suspect barricaded inside home surrenders to police
The incident began around 2 p.m. when a man who was burglarizing a house in the 3000 block of Breton Drive was trapped inside as officers arrived, Metro Police said. Crisis negotiators and SWAT ...

2:35 p.m.

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit while crossing Tropicana
Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit while crossing Tropicana
Metro Police said the accident happened at 11:43 p.m. Friday on Tropicana Avenue just east of Topaz Street. A 2015 Toyota Tacoma was driving west on Tropicana while the pedestrian, Las Vegas resident Sergio Weatherly ...

Friday

Dec. 12, 2014

11:41 p.m.

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Is rider safety the real Achilles heel for Uber and Lyft?
Not safe as in the drivers won't get into an accident — safe as in they won't attack passengers ...

10:58 p.m.

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Truck gets caught on 215 median
The man driving the truck lost control about 1:20 p.m., and the truck hit the barrier before getting caught on top of the median near South Eastern Avenue, Trooper Loy Hixson said ...

10:15 p.m.

Mayweather: Let’s make the Pacquiao fight May 2
Mayweather: Let’s make the Pacquiao fight May 2
Floyd Mayweather Jr. called for negotiations for the fight to be take place, though he warned Manny Pacquiao not to expect to get anywhere near the money that he ...

10:09 p.m.

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Adrian Peterson’s appeal denied, suspension upheld
The decision by Harold Henderson, a former league official, upheld the NFL's decision last month to suspend Peterson without pay for the remainder of the season and not consider him for reinstatement ...

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