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Nov. 19, 2014

12:32 p.m.

Is shipping body parts to Las Vegas illegal?
Police in Thailand are seeking two Americans with ties to Las Vegas accused of attempting to ship packages containing a preserved baby's head and other human body parts to the United States. Bangkok police say ...

12:14 p.m.

Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin, 78, dies in Las Vegas
Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78. Philicia Ruffin and Jimmy Lee Ruffin Jr., the late singer's children, confirmed ...

9:39 a.m.

Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
he Nevada Supreme Court has decided to give speedy handling to a petition seeking to prevent a Washoe County judge from presiding over a conflict between the state and Uber. Uber, a private ride service company, has asked ...

Tuesday

Nov. 18, 2014

6 p.m.

4 injured in North Las Vegas shooting
4 injured in North Las Vegas shooting
Four people were injured after a shooting in North Las Vegas this afternoon. North Las Vegas Police received a report about 4 p.m. of a shooting in the 2100 block of Englestad Street near ...

4:32 p.m.

Photo: Wolfgang Puck signs copies of his newly released c
Wolfgang Puck opens his Bar and Grill at Downtown Summerlin
Dining:
Award-winning celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck officially opens his new Bar and Grill at Downtown Summerlin today with a book signing for “Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life.”

4:20 p.m.

Coroner IDs inmate who died at Henderson jail
A Henderson Detention Center inmate who died earlier this month after what officials described as a medical episode has been identified as 48-year-old Howard Roy Gentry, the Clark County Coroner’s Office said. Gentry, who was described as ...

3:57 p.m.

It’s official: Regents name new UNLV president
It’s official: Regents name new UNLV president
UNLV has its new president. The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents voted 12-1 today to approve Len Jessup, dean of the University of Arizona Eller College of Management, as ...

3:39 p.m.

Nevada report alleges bias in Yucca Mountain evaluation
Nevada report alleges bias in Yucca Mountain evaluation
A report from a state agency to Nevada's incoming Legislature and Gov. Brian Sandoval charges bias by federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff members and urges elected lawmakers to ...

2:26 p.m.

Police: Baby reported in medical distress dies at hospital
Police: Baby reported in medical distress dies at hospital
Metro Police are investigating the death of a baby this morning after an emergency call in the east valley. Police received a report at 11:51 a.m. of a baby in medical distress in ...

2:14 p.m.

Man killed when minivan rear-ends big rig
Man killed when minivan rear-ends big rig
A man was killed Monday night when the minivan he was driving rear-ended a stopped semitrailer truck in the south valley, officials said. The Nevada Highway Patrol received a report about 11:10 p.m. of the crash at the intersection of Blue Diamond Road and ...

1:44 p.m.

State, county can’t agree on marijuana dispensaries
State, county can’t agree on marijuana dispensaries
Clark County and state health officials have chosen which businesses they think should receive one of 18 licenses to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in the county’s unincorporated areas. The only problem ...

11:12 a.m.

Report: Nevada has largest share of unauthorized immigrants
The number of immigrants who are in Nevada illegally dropped by about 20,000 people from 2009 to 2012. But Nevada still has the largest share of any state of unauthorized immigrants in its total population, according to ...

10:35 a.m.

Uber executive suggests digging up dirt on critics
Uber executive suggests digging up dirt on critics
A senior executive at Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring a team of opposition researchers to dig up dirt on its critics in the media — and specifically to spread details of of the personal ...

10:20 a.m.

Freeway ramp reopens after deadly rollover crash
Freeway ramp reopens after deadly rollover crash
A man died this morning in a single-car rollover crash in the north valley. A gold Saturn sedan was merging from Interstate 15 South onto the westbound 215 Beltway near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway about 9 a.m. when ...

9 a.m.

Warrants issued after attempt to mail body parts to Las Vegas
Thai police issued arrest warrants Tuesday for two Americans who attempted to mail a preserved baby's head, foot and other human body parts to the United States, saying the objects were stolen from a Thai medical museum. The bizarre case has quickly gained international attention, with ...

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