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September 23, 2014

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Secret Service interviewed accused intruder twice
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Secret Service agents in Virginia and Washington earlier this summer twice interviewed an Army veteran accused of climbing over a White House fence during the weekend and running into the executive mansion in the two months before the ...
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Rod Stewart broke my nose, fan claims in lawsuit
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A fan has filed a lawsuit against Rod Stewart, alleging the singer broke his nose when he kicked a soccer ball into the crowd during a show at ...
Henderson man gets 2 years for pointing laser at helicopter
Henderson man gets 2 years for pointing laser at helicopter
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A Henderson man was sentenced today to two years in prison for aiming a laser pointer at a Metro Police helicopter. James David Zipf, 30, pleaded guilty in June to ...
U.S. officials: Terrorist group was nearing attack
U.S. officials: Terrorist group was nearing attack
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The U.S. decision to strike the Khorasan Group to stop a possible terror attack represents a significant expansion of the largely secret war against core al-Qaida, a group President Barack Obama has proclaimed ...
County taps star power to get voters to the polls
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
With three weeks until the voter registration deadline and 500,000 eligible voters still unregistered, Clark County unveiled a series of television spots today urging people to cast their ballots in the November election. The campaign includes Las Vegas notables ...
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Sheriff: Distraction may have killed Nevada road racer
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A veteran race driver from California may have been distracted for a moment before his silver 1997 Porsche 993 crashed off a sweeping turn and exploded into a fireball close to the finish line of a high-speed highway road rally in rural Nevada, the local sheriff said Tuesday. Philip Bowser, 71, of San Jose, may have been driving more than 120 mph when he missed ...
Florida man admits to killing family in 911 call
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself. "Yes, ma'am. I just shot my daughter and ...
Mother of Columbine shooter has book deal
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold is planning a memoir in which she will confront the "indescribable grief and shame" she has lived with since the 1999 tragedy. Crown Publishers told The Associated Press on Tuesday that ...
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Obama urges world to follow U.S. lead on climate
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a one-day United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements to reduce heat-trapping pollution. "The United States has ...
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Regulators probe NV Energy smart meter fires
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
State regulators have demanded NV Energy turn over data on smart meter failures as they launch a preliminary investigation into whether the 1.1 million meters they've installed on homes across Nevada ...
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Sam’s Town laser, water show temporarily closing
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
People itching to check out the laser and water show at Sam’s Town better hurry up: Its going dark next month — temporarily. Sam’s Town announced today that ...
Motorcyclist loses control, crashes on 215 Beltway
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A motorcycle crash on the 215 Beltway slowed traffic in the south valley Tuesday morning. The crash was reported at ...
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Boyd Gaming launches mobile sports-betting app
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Boyd Gaming announced today the launch of its new mobile sports-betting application. Called B Connected Sports, Boyd’s app is available ...
Teller foils bank robbery by telling suspect there’s no money
Teller foils bank robbery by telling suspect there’s no money
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A man who tried to rob a Las Vegas bank last month walked away empty-handed after a teller said there was no money to give him, Metro Police said. The man ...
Filmmaker: Ambush suspect was in my documentary
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a state police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials. State police Tuesday brought in ...

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