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Sept. 26, 2014

12:42 p.m.

Man soliciting money in median hit, critically injured
A man soliciting money in the median of Tropicana Avenue was hit by a Hummer and critically injured this morning, Metro Police said. The man, about 40 to 50 years old, was hit ...

12:24 p.m.

Las Vegas man gets death penalty in 12-year-old girl’s slaying
Las Vegas man gets death penalty in 12-year-old girl’s slaying
A federal jury in Louisiana today sentenced a Las Vegas man to death in the kidnapping and slaying of a 12-year-old girl. Thomas Sanders, 57, was convicted on Sept. 8 of ...

11:03 a.m.

Mom accused of throwing kids out window found fit for trial
Mom accused of throwing kids out window found fit for trial
A defense lawyer says he'll fight a finding that a Las Vegas woman is fit for trial on charges alleging she threw her 7-month-old son and 1½-year-old daughter out a second-story window before ...

10:51 a.m.

Grand jury indicts former official at center of GSA’s Las Vegas scandal
Jeffrey E. Neely, the former General Services Administration senior executive at the center of the agency’s Las Vegas conference scandal, faces criminal charges after a federal grand jury indicted him on ...

9:22 a.m.

North Las Vegas settles federal disabled worker case
The city of North Las Vegas has reached an out-of-court settlement of a city parks worker's complaint that he was forced to retire because of a visual impairment. A consent decree filed Thursday for approval in ...

8:42 a.m.

Charter jet bound for Laughlin makes emergency landing
A warning light signaling an engine fire prompted the pilots of a chartered passenger jet to make an emergency landing in Boise. Boise Airport officials say the Sun Country Airlines flight landed ...

8:33 a.m.

Photo: Steve Shannon, left, and Frank Smolinski, visiting
Nevada gaming revenue dips 3.6 percent in August
After steadily increasing all summer, Nevada’s gaming revenue declined 3.66 percent in August from the same month last year, the state reported today. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said ...

8:20 a.m.

Police: Ex-girlfriend shoots man breaking into apartment
Police: Ex-girlfriend shoots man breaking into apartment
A man was shot by his ex-girlfriend after he broke into her west valley apartment early today, according to Metro Police. The shooting happened about 1 a.m. at ...

Thursday

Sept. 25, 2014

4:13 p.m.

Drug court warrant issued for son of rancher Cliven Bundy
Drug court warrant issued for son of rancher Cliven Bundy
Another arrest warrant has been issued in Las Vegas for the troubled 34-year-old son of a Southern Nevada rancher whose backers ...

3:55 p.m.

Photo: A view of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore taken from a M
Wynn hosts back-to-school fair at casino for employees
Ana Zaragoza browsed education booths amid a crowd of co-workers during her lunch break today at Wynn Las Vegas, collecting pamphlets about resources she was learning about for the first time. She had no idea about a tutoring website that her 16-year-old daughter could ...

2:36 p.m.

Photo: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clin
Woman guilty of trespass in Clinton shoe-throwing incident
A 36-year-old Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton while the former U.S. secretary of state addressed a Las Vegas audience has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor trespassing. Alison Michelle Ernst also pleaded not guilty Monday to ...

1:26 p.m.

Apartment fire off Las Vegas Strip does $400,000 damage
Apartment fire off Las Vegas Strip does $400,000 damage
A fire at an apartment building a few blocks east of the Las Vegas Strip displaced 67 people Wednesday and caused about $400,000 damage. Deputy Fire Chief Jon Klassen said ...

12:24 p.m.

Police: Resident shoots at suspects during attempted home invasion
Police: Resident shoots at suspects during attempted home invasion
Shots were fired during an attempted home invasion near North Torrey Pines Drive and Vegas Drive this morning, according to Metro Police. A call came in at 11:12 a.m. of ...

11:56 a.m.

Photo: Assemblyman Cresent Hardy officially announced his
Newspaper says GOP candidate Cresent Hardy’s comments misconstrued
Republican Cresent Hardy’s comments about women, minorities and young voters were misconstrued and inaccurately portrayed, according to the newspaper that originally ran a story that had the congressional candidate blaming those groups for problems in the U.S. The politician’s name has been ...

11 a.m.

Nevadans among least likely to finish high school, attend college
Nevadans among least likely to finish high school, attend college
Based on recently released data, West Virginia had the lowest level of educational attainment and Massachusetts the highest. Where did Nevada rank? ...

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