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July 28, 2014

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  • Fighting in Ukraine prompts residents to flee, hampers plane crash investigation
    July 28, 2014
    Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police team from reaching the site of the...
  • Lawyer: Wife plotted to take over Sterling trust
    July 28, 2014
    A lawyer argued Monday that the estranged wife of Donald Sterling plotted to strip his client from the family trust that owned the Los Angeles Clippers after the head of the NBA said she couldn't negotiate a sale of the franchise unless she owned all the shares. "That's the beginning of the plan to...
  • This booking photo released by the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office shows Nathaniel E. Kibby, 34, of Gorham, N.H., arrested Monday, July 28, 2014 and charged with one count of felony kidnapping of Abigail Hernandez.
    Man charged in teen’s 9-month disappearance
    July 28, 2014
    A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home last week after vanishing nine months ago. Nathaniel Kibby was arrested without...
  • Police officers stand guard at the scene of a shooting, Monday, July 28, 2014, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood in New York. Authorities said a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded.
    Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC
    July 28, 2014
    A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said. The wounded officers were in...
  • Man shot during street fight dies at hospital
    July 28, 2014
    Metro Police are investigating the slaying of a man who was found suffering from a gunshot wound Saturday night on the corner of Walnut Road and Savory Court, near East Alexander and North Pecos roads. Officers responded at 8:24 p.m. and found...
  • Former program director pleads not guilty in theft of School District funds
    July 28, 2014
    A former department head with the Clark County School District pleaded not guilty today to 52 charges related to the theft of nearly $300,000 from her employer. Priscilla Rocha is accused of...
  • Lightning cracks in this photo taken from the Southern Highlands neighborhood on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
    6 more things that always happen in Las Vegas when it rains
    July 28, 2014
    Everything leaks. “The roof leaks at Circus Circus,” reader Brian Olsen reports. “And the airport, and the Flamingo, and any other place built more than 40 years ago,” says Jessica Evans.
  • Tow truck drivers clean up after a fatal rollover on Highway 95 southbound at Jones Boulevard Monday, July 28, 2014. A 48-year-old man was ejected from the vehicle and died at the hospital.
    Driver killed after being ejected from SUV in rollover crash
    July 28, 2014
    A man was ejected from a sport utility vehicle and killed when it rolled over on U.S. 95 this morning, authorities said. The Nevada Highway Patrol responded...
  • An exterior view of the Bellagio, June 6, 2013.
    Bellagio robbery suspect spent stolen cash on prostitutes, police say
    July 28, 2014
    Metro Police said the suspect they arrested in Friday’s robbery at the Bellagio scored up to $45,000 in cash and proceeded to celebrate by ...
  • Motorcyclist crashes, hit by truck in North Las Vegas
    July 28, 2014
    A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed and was hit by a truck in North Las Vegas this morning, police said. The motorcyclist was traveling...
  • Resident Lynn Thomas looks in a window of a neighbor's home in the Rainbow Subdivision on Mt. Charleston Monday, July 28, 2014. The home suffered major damage from flood water and debris. The neighborhood was hit hard by flooding and debris in runoff last year as well.
    Flooding does significant damage to homes on Mount Charleston
    July 28, 2014
    Eight homes in the Rainbow Canyon area of Mount Charleston sustained significant damage from flooding today, officials said. Rainbow Canyon Boulevard became...
  • In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.
    Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion
    July 28, 2014
    Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers. The $8.5 billion deal will give Dollar Tree more than 13,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada. The current leading discounter...
  • Strike hits Gaza park, killing at least 10
    July 28, 2014
    A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike. Children were playing on a swing when the strike hit...
  • Police: Man fatally shot at house party in northwest valley
    July 28, 2014
    A 20-year-old man was shot and killed early today at a house party in the in the northwest Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police reported. The shooting occurred...
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees Tom Glavine, Bobby Cox and Greg Maddux hold their plaques after an induction ceremony at Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y.
    Greg Maddux among players enshrined in Hall of Fame
    July 28, 2014
    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and ...
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