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7:45 p.m.

Metro focuses on 2 men after woman dies from medical procedure
Metro focuses on 2 men after woman dies from medical procedure
Metro Police are seeking additional information on two men who may be connected to the suspicious death of an elderly woman after an unapproved ...

5:25 p.m.

Date reset in Hillary Clinton shoe case in Las Vegas
Date reset in Hillary Clinton shoe case in Las Vegas
A federal court hearing was postponed in Las Vegas for a Phoenix woman who admits trespassing but still faces a violence charge in a shoe-throwing incident last April involving ...

5:22 p.m.

Man holed up after domestic dispute in southwest valley surrenders
Man holed up after domestic dispute in southwest valley surrenders
A barricade situation at a house in the southwest valley ended peacefully this evening. Lt. Mark Reddon said the man who had refused to come out of a house at ...

5:08 p.m.

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Icahn aide: Trump Taj Mahal must close if union pact remains
A federal bankruptcy court judge will issue what the owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort consider a life-or-death decision on Friday for the troubled gambling hall ...

5 p.m.

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Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw
A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Tuesday for a ...

4:17 p.m.

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Chamber of Commerce finds new home in downtown Las Vegas
After leaving its offices at Town Square last year, a Las Vegas business group has found a new home in an unlikely place. The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce is moving into the ...

2:30 p.m.

Metro Police searching for suspect in burglary
Officers are searching for a suspect in a burglary in the western valley this afternoon, Metro Police said. Police received a report of ...

2:16 p.m.

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Ohio groom, friend killed in crash on wedding day
An Ohio man was killed on his wedding day when a pickup carrying him, his new wife and friends crashed. Friends and family were mourning the deaths Andrew Bloomfield, 27, of Galion and his 26-year-old friend Elizabeth Shelton, who were killed Sunday in ...

2:09 p.m.

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U.S. stocks stabilize after a three-day sell-off
A slump in energy stocks stymied a rebound in U.S. indexes Tuesday as the price of oil plunged the most in two years. The decline in oil prices followed forecasts for weaker global demand this year and next, a sign of ...

1:51 p.m.

School police don’t need assault rifles, Washoe superintendent says
School police don’t need assault rifles, Washoe superintendent says
The outgoing superintendent of the Washoe County School District says he doesn't believe school police should be armed with military-style assault weapons. Pedro Martinez said one of the challenges ...

1:38 p.m.

Suspect in office shooting had long-running worker compensation claim
Suspect in office shooting had long-running worker compensation claim
Police say a 73-year-old Las Vegas man arrested after a shooting in a lobby of a building housing a Nevada agency appeared to have waited for the hearing advocate who ...

1:24 p.m.

Reality-TV show goes behind-the-scenes with coroner in Las Vegas
Reality-TV show goes behind-the-scenes with coroner in Las Vegas
A reality-TV show offering a behind-the-scenes look at the Clark County Coroner’s Office debuts Wednesday. The one-hour pilot for the program, “Postmortem in Vegas,” will feature ...

12:37 p.m.

Police: 2 held in attack on school crossing guard
Police: 2 held in attack on school crossing guard
A 21-year-old man and his 22-year-old girlfriend are accused of attacking a Las Vegas school crossing guard who witnesses told police ...

12:24 p.m.

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North Korean leader reappears publicly — with a cane
After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse. Now, a new, albeit smaller, mystery has emerged: Why the cane? Kim, who was last seen publicly ...

11:56 a.m.

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Next gay-marriage fight: Religious exemptions
Alarmed by the broad expansion of same-sex marriage set in motion by the U.S. Supreme Court, religious conservatives are moving their fight to state legislatures — seeking exemptions that would allow some groups, companies and people with religious objections to refuse benefits or service for gay spouses. But winning sweeping carve-outs for ...

11:02 a.m.

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Seattle area police looking for missing actress Misty Upham
Police in the Seattle suburb of Auburn say they are still looking for an actress known for her roles in "August: Osage County," ''Frozen River" and "Django Unchained." Misty Upham's father, Charles Upham, tells KIRO-FM that his daughter was upset and erratic and ...

10:47 a.m.

Magnitude-7.4 offshore quake hits Central America
A magnitude 7.4 earthquake off the Pacific coast of El Salvador late Monday disrupted power to several communities and claimed the life of one man who had been sleeping on a street. The quake was part of a series of ...

10:30 a.m.

Harvard junior took dying mom to Mexico, now stuck
The chemotherapy stopped working last spring, as did the radiation. Doctors had already removed a kidney. So Harvard University junior Dario Guerrero Meneses did what any computer-savvy millennial might do for a dying parent — he searched online and acted quickly. Guerrero found clinics offering ...

10:26 a.m.

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Conservative bishops move away from gay overture
Conservative Catholic bishops distanced themselves Tuesday from a document showing an unprecedented opening toward gays and divorced people, saying it doesn't reflect their views and vowing to make changes to the final version. The provisional document produced ...

10:06 a.m.

NBC correspondent admits violation of Ebola quarantine
NBC News medical correspondent Nancy Snyderman has admitted that some members of her crew violated a voluntary quarantine to protect against Ebola, a misstep that caused New Jersey health officials to make that quarantine mandatory. NBC said Tuesday that ...

9:40 a.m.

Foster child found dead in apparent murder-suicide identified
Foster child found dead in apparent murder-suicide identified
Authorities have identified a toddler who Las Vegas police say was killed by her foster father before he committed suicide. Clark County coroner's officials say ...

9:21 a.m.

Hong Kong police, protesters in tense standoff
Dozens of pro-democracy protesters were in a tense standoff Tuesday night with a large number of riot police near Hong Kong's government headquarters. Television stations showed hundreds of police wearing helmets and ...

9:15 a.m.

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Nurse infected with Ebola says she’s ‘doing well’
The Texas nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola on American soil said Tuesday that she is doing well as her hospital expressed optimism about her recovery. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas released a statement on Nina Pham's behalf Tuesday. The comments were her first since ...

9 a.m.

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, wife donate $25 million to fight Ebola
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help address the Ebola epidemic. The money will be used by the ...

7:55 a.m.

Fire does $75,000 damage to vacant house
A fire did $75,000 damage to a vacant house near the Boulevard Mall early today, Clark County Fire Department officials said. Firefighters responded about 2:30 a.m. to ...

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