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April 15, 2014

12:39 p.m.

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Mexican singer Juan Gabriel hospitalized in Las Vegas
Mexican musical icon Juan Gabriel has been hospitalized in Las Vegas with pneumonia, postponing three California shows this week that were part of the...

Monday

April 14, 2014

4:22 p.m.

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Joe Downtown: Company gets tax credits for shooting movie in Las Vegas
A production company shooting a movie in Las Vegas starring Dakota Fanning has received $297,000 in state tax credits. The company, LPF One DTIG LLC, will be filming in Southern Nevada until early May and already has shot at a downtown club, at Mount Charleston and today was at ....

2:51 p.m.

Feds charge woman accused of chucking shoe at Hillary Clinton
Feds charge woman accused of chucking shoe at Hillary Clinton
Authorities have filed federal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe on stage while Hillary Clinton gave a convention speech. The trespassing and violence charges lodged...

9:06 a.m.

Flavor Flav pleads guilty in misdemeanor battery case, gets probation
Flavor Flav pleads guilty in misdemeanor battery case, gets probation
Rapper and reality star Flavor Flav pleaded guilty this morning to charges stemming from a 2012 incident in which he was accused of...

Friday

April 11, 2014

4:10 p.m.

Firefighters battling blaze at North Las Vegas recycling center
North Las Vegas firefighters were battling a fire at recycling center this afternoon. Firefighters were called about 3 p.m. to...

2:56 p.m.

School District says program for at-risk students not cost-effective
The Clark County School Board on Thursday cut a program that helps at-risk students graduate, drawing criticism from program supporters. The School District has been evaluating...

1:42 p.m.

Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian still in hospital but improving
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian still in hospital but improving
Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian's health has improved although he remains in a Las Vegas hospital. Tarkanian's son-in-law, Zafi Diamant, says Tarkanian was wide awake and talking Friday at Valley Hospital. He was...

1:21 p.m.

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Hillary Clinton to speak at Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, chief conference sponsor Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced today. Clinton has been an outspoken advocate for...

10:38 a.m.

Police: Woman accused of throwing shoe at Hillary Clinton seemed 'agitated'
Police: Woman accused of throwing shoe at Hillary Clinton seemed 'agitated'
Metro Police identified a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas as Alison Michelle Ernst and arrested her on a count of ...

10:17 a.m.

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School District to spend $35.5 million for hundreds of new teachers
The Clark County School Board on Thursday approved hiring hundreds of additional teachers next year to accommodate its growing student population. The seven-member board unanimously approved a...

2 a.m.

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At ‘Coffee With a Cop,’ guns are holstered but cups are loaded
It’s 8 a.m. Tuesday, and Einstein Bros. Bagels is swarming with cops. A baker’s dozen officers from assorted Metro Police sections take their positions at the tables and front door. They’re not here to make arrests but to …

Thursday

April 10, 2014

1:43 p.m.

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Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital won’t lose Medicare funding
Federal officials say Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas is meeting standards and is no longer in jeopardy of losing Medicare funding. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wrote a letter to...

12:13 p.m.

Summerlin Hospital faces $40,000 in fines over TB exposure
The Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing nearly $40,000 in fines against a Las Vegas hospital where employees were exposed to tuberculosis over the summer. The agency issued...

9:22 a.m.

Labor deals pull North Las Vegas from 'brink of despair'
Labor deals pull North Las Vegas from 'brink of despair'
North Las Vegas has reached agreements with the last of its employee unions today that will help the city balance its budget and avoid a takeover by ...

8:54 a.m.

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Man charged in Egg & I crash plans to plead guilty
A 19-year-old Las Vegas man accused of plowing into a restaurant last April and injuring 10 people says he'll plead guilty. Victims who showed up to court expecting to...

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