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October 24, 2014

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    DUI arrest for Henderson cop driving wrong way on highway
    Oct. 23, 2014
    A Henderson police officer was arrested this morning on a driving under the influence charge after he reportedly drove the wrong way on U.S. 95. Nevada Highway Patrol received a report about ...
  • Report: Apex Industrial Park could create 57,960 jobs
    Oct. 23, 2014
    North Las Vegas has big plans for the 7,000 acre Apex Industrial Park north of the city that could create thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic impact. But getting ...
  • Kanye West and Kim Kardashian celebrate New Year's Eve at 1OAK in the Mirage on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
    Preview: Life Is Beautiful’s music, chefs and solar-powered, block-long restaurant
    Oct. 23, 2014
    There are three days of exciting pop-up events, culinary demonstrations and hands-on appearances by some of the world’s best chefs and our own Las Vegas celebrity kitchen kings and queens.
  • Who needs snow when you can have real ice and the cool of the Cosmo?
    Cosmopolitan’s Ice Rink to feature snow, ice skating, lodge
    Oct. 23, 2014
    It’s a winter wonderland again at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas starting Nov. 21 when it once again transforms Boulevard Pool into the Ice Rink. This year it will feature falling snow, ice skating, fire pits and an intimate lodge experience.
  • Henderson Police seek new leads in 2005 slaying
    Oct. 23, 2014
    Recent developments in the investigation into the 2005 slaying of Henderson businessman Danny Cates have led detectives to believe there may be ...
  • American Cream removed from Life Is Beautiful lineup one day before the festival
    American Cream removed from Life Is Beautiful lineup one day before the festival
    Oct. 23, 2014
    The Las Vegas band says a Facebook post was to blame.
  • South Point poker website gets final approval
    Oct. 23, 2014
    South Point’s online poker website, Real Gaming, received final approval from state gambling regulators today. Real Gaming became the third real-money online poker site to operate in Nevada when it ...
  • Round 1 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at UNLV.
    PBR World Finals Round 1: Four of Top Six riders move up leaderboard
    Oct. 23, 2014
    More than 10,000 fans were on their feet at the Thomas & Mack Center to watch 2011 and 2012 world champion Silvano Alves jump into the No. 2 slot on the leaderboard — now just 399 points behind and ever closer to the $1 million payday bonus.
  • Firefighters respond to a mid-air collision between an airplane and a helicopter near the Frederick Municipal Airport Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Frederick, Md. A fire department official said three people were killed and two others were injured in the accident.
    Official: 3 dead, 1 hurt in Maryland air crash
    Oct. 23, 2014
    A fire department official says three people were killed and two others were injured when an airplane and a helicopter collided in midair at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland. Capt. Kevin Fox of Frederick County Fire and Rescue says ...
  • Daniel Negreanu waits on Daniel Colman during the final table of the Big One For One Drop tournament at the World Series of Poker Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Rio. Colman took home first place and $15,306,668 in prize money.
    Negreanu, former Bellagio manager headed to Poker Hall of Fame
    Oct. 23, 2014
    The Poker Hall of Fame says it will honor Daniel Negreanu and retired poker executive Jack McClelland next month in Las Vegas. The hall's governing council announced Thursday that the induction ...
  • In this photo taken on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, James Tully, of Canadensis, Pa., poses for a photo. The northeastern Pennsylvania man says he’s been stopped at least 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him as Eric Frein, the suspect in a trooper’s killing.
    Eric Frein lookalike: I’ve been stopped repeatedly
    Oct. 23, 2014
    A northeastern Pennsylvania resident said he's been stopped and questioned more than 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him for a man sought in the killing of a state trooper, including one encounter at gunpoint that left him fearing for his life. James Tully, 39, of Canadensis, said he wears his ...
  • CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams
    Oct. 23, 2014
    New federal Ebola response squads — likened to public health SWAT teams — are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say. Meanwhile, the government has formed a second set of teams to prepare hospitals in cities deemed ...
  • Coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500
    Oct. 23, 2014
    U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani. Despite the large death toll and international intervention to aid Kurdish forces fighting to defend Kobani, Islamic State forces on Thursday seized ...
  • The Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers receives a standing ovation as he enters the House of Commons Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Ottawa, Canada. Vickers was among those who opened fire on Michael Zehaf Bibeau, who stormed Parliament Hill on Wednesday.
    Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada’s Parliament
    Oct. 23, 2014
    The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder. For more than two minutes, the lawmakers applauded and ...
  • This June 25, 2014, file photo shows James Corden at the New York premiere of "Begin Again" in New York.
    James Corden to take over ‘Late Late Show’ on March 9
    Oct. 23, 2014
    CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of "The Late Late Show." Corden is replacing Craig Ferguson, who after a decade in the host chair exits on Dec. 18. The show will continue to ...
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