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Nov. 27, 2014

6:53 p.m.

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Piero’s dishes out turkey, happiness at charity dinner
Families say grace, then laugh and hug before digging into the turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and stuffing. Little cups of cranberry sauce and big, red plastic cups filled with soda and water cover the tables. Volunteers wheel carts packed with ...

5:56 p.m.

Woman hospitalized after Thanksgiving Day house fire
Woman hospitalized after Thanksgiving Day house fire
A woman was taken to the hospital after a Thanksgiving Day fire heavily damaged a house in North Las Vegas, a fire department official said. The cause and extent of ...

3:37 p.m.

Coroner IDs boy, 7, who drowned in southwest valley
A child who drowned Wednesday evening in a southwest valley neighborhood has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 7-year-old Esey Asmelash. Metro Police responded ...

3:31 p.m.

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5:05 p.m.

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Tourists hit Las Vegas buffets for a day of feasting
Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city's mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip. For many, turkey wasn't even at the top of their list. Crab legs were king. That was the case for Josh Wells of Oklahoma City, who brought family and friends to ...

12:31 p.m.

Hydrant blows into air as firefighters battle blaze
Hydrant blows into air as firefighters battle blaze
A fire at a vacant house near West Charleston and South Rainbow boulevards this morning caused about $75,000 damage and shut down traffic after a fire hydrant launched into the air, officials said. A firefighter also suffered ...

12:06 p.m.

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Las Vegas visitor traffic up 3 percent in October
Tourism officials say nearly 3.6 million people visited Las Vegas in October, up 3.2 percent compared with a year ago. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority said Wednesday that ...

11:28 a.m.

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12:01 p.m.

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Uber temporarily suspends ride-sharing service in Nevada
Uber Technologies' legal battle with Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry over Internet ride-sharing may be headed back to the political arena now that a judge has at least temporarily banned Uber's unlicensed operations statewide. Whether his restraining order put the brakes on ...

11:14 a.m.

Police make 7 DUI arrests at pre-Thanksgiving checkpoint
Police make 7 DUI arrests at pre-Thanksgiving checkpoint
Metro Police say seven people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and one person was arrested on a drug possession charge during a ...

10:47 a.m.

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4:38 p.m.

Scooter driver killed, 4 taken to hospital in multi-vehicle crash
Scooter driver killed, 4 taken to hospital in multi-vehicle crash
A five-vehicle crash involving a scooter at the intersection of Fremont Street and East Sahara Avenue left a woman dead and three people hospitalized this morning, Metro Police said. An investigation ...

2 a.m.

What they’re thankful for: Southern Nevada leaders reflect on the holiday
What they’re thankful for: Southern Nevada leaders reflect on the holiday
Community:
What are Southern Nevada leaders thankful for today? The Las Vegas Sun reached out to several, and here's what they had ...

Wednesday

Nov. 26, 2014

4:20 p.m.

Dog shot after reportedly attacking sheriff’s employee
A dog was shot this afternoon after reportedly attacking an employee of the Clark County sheriff’s civil bureau in a residential neighborhood, police said. Metro Police received a report about ...

4:08 p.m.

Nevada Supreme Court rejects bid to remove Henderson mayor
Nevada Supreme Court rejects bid to remove Henderson mayor
The Nevada Supreme Court has dismissed petitions seeking the removal of Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen over term limits. The court unanimously ruled that Rick Workman, who ran against Hafen, had no standing to ...

3:42 p.m.

Man injured in scooter crash on Las Vegas Strip
Man injured in scooter crash on Las Vegas Strip
A scooter and a pickup truck collided on the Las Vegas Strip this afternoon, sending a man to the hospital, Metro Police said. Police received a report of the crash about ...

3:13 p.m.

Lawyer: Woman will surrender in fatal auto-pedestrian accident
Lawyer: Woman will surrender in fatal auto-pedestrian accident
A woman who believes she may have been the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident Monday will turn herself in to Metro Police. The woman, whose identity ...

2:10 p.m.

Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
While details are emerging about what kinds of federal benefits might be available to immigrants covered by President Barack Obama's recent executive order, the rules surrounding state benefits ...

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