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May 26, 2015

11:10 p.m.

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FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges; face extradition to U.S.
Swiss authorities began an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on ...

11:03 p.m.

Nevada Senate committee OKs education savings accounts bill
A Nevada legislative committee has passed a bill that would allow students to use the state funds designated for their public education at a private school ...

10:27 p.m.

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10:39 p.m.

Shooting at North Las Vegas park leaves man dead, police say
Shooting at North Las Vegas park leaves man dead, police say
A 31-year-old man died after an apparent shooting at a North Las Vegas park Tuesday night. Officers were called about 8:45 p.m. to Craig Ranch Regional Park at 628 W. Craig Road, near Revere Street, where ...

9:59 p.m.

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Ex-LAPD officer wanted in killing arrested in Mexico
A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight was arrested Tuesday in northern Mexico ...

9:26 p.m.

Nevada Assembly considers plans to raise cigarette tax $1
Nevada Assembly considers plans to raise cigarette tax $1
A crucial part of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's plan to generate $600 million to help fund education with a package of new and extended taxes found an ally. Several health advocates lined up to support a bill that would ...

9:20 p.m.

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Sandoval signs bill extending sex assault reporting period
Gov. Brian Sandoval has approved a bill extending Nevada's statute of limitations on sexual assault cases so victims have more time to report their experience and pursue criminal charges ...

9:15 p.m.

Child bicyclists injured in separate valley crashes, police say
Two boys riding bicycles were injured after colliding with vehicles in separate Las Vegas Valley accidents this morning ...

9 p.m.

Coroner IDs driver killed in southern valley crash between 2 SUVs
A Las Vegas man who died after a crash between two SUVs Sunday afternoon in the southern valley has been identified as 66-year-old Qingbin Wang ...

8:45 p.m.

Trucks called in after water main break at elementary school
The water was shut off at a local elementary school this morning due to a water main break ...

8:10 p.m.

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10:49 p.m.

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LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks
LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win ...

7 p.m.

2-car crash takes out light pole on West Flamingo
A two-vehicle crash this afternoon knocked down a light pole, restricting some lanes on Flamingo Road until crews were able to clean up the scene ...

6:44 p.m.

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San Diego newspaper lays off third of workforce after sale
San Diego's dominant newspaper has laid off nearly a third of its 600 employees after it was acquired by Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing ...

6:35 p.m.

Officials ID man killed in east valley crash with fire engine
A 28-year-old man killed after the pickup truck he was driving collided with a fire engine Sunday night in the east valley has been identified as ...

6:15 p.m.

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Despite court ruling, immigration advocates still optimistic for Obama’s deportation relief plan
President Barack Obama's deportation relief directive was dealt another blow in federal court today, but immigration advocates in Nevada say they remain hopeful that the plan will overcome ...

5:45 p.m.

Fire at southeast valley home is investigated
A fire that began in the backyard of a southeast valley house this morning spread to the residence ...

5 p.m.

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Arson suspected in fire at downtown apartment building
A fire broke out in a downtown apartment this morning in an apparent arson, causing an estimated $15,000 in damage ...

4:16 p.m.

River rafters discover wreckage of aircraft in Grand Canyon
A group of river rafters in search of old mining equipment on a hike at the Grand Canyon came across something unexpected during a recent trip: the wreckage of a small aircraft with bones scattered nearby. John Weisheit was with several people who discovered ...

3:56 p.m.

Men accused of using counterfeit keys to steal from mailboxes
Two men accused of using counterfeit keys to steal checks, credit cards, and other information from mailboxes were to be arraigned today before ...

3:42 p.m.

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4:35 p.m.

Police say man attempted to dismember body, set it on fire
Police say man attempted to dismember body, set it on fire
A man arrested on a murder count after a woman was found dead at his apartment Thursday told police she tried to charge him for sex, and he attempted to dismember and light the body on fire. Police discovered ...

3:35 p.m.

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4:09 p.m.

U.S. Rep. Dina Titus won’t run for Harry Reid’s Senate seat
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus won’t run for Harry Reid’s Senate seat
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, widely believed to have been contemplating a bid to replace outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, announced plans to run for re-election ...

3:13 p.m.

California man, 82, collapses, dies at Grand Canyon National Park
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an 82-year-old California man has died after collapsing near the visitor center. Park officials identified the man Tuesday as Khushalbai F. Patel, of Pleasanton, who was ...

2:56 p.m.

3 arrests in Reno-Sparks probe of $376K in food stamp fraud
Washoe County sheriff's deputies have arrested three suspects in connection with an 18-month undercover investigation into food stamp fraud that detectives say cost taxpayers more than $376,000. State welfare and law enforcement officials said ...

2:52 p.m.

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4:15 p.m.

U.S. judge throws out evidence in FBI ruse case
U.S. judge throws out evidence in FBI ruse case
A federal judge has thrown out evidence collected by FBI agents who posed as Internet repairmen to get into Las Vegas Strip hotel rooms last summer during an investigation into ...

2:42 p.m.

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5:21 p.m.

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IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000
Thieves used an online service provided by the IRS to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday. The information included tax returns and other tax information on file with the IRS. The IRS said the thieves accessed a system called ...

2:04 p.m.

Gunmen try to kill Libya’s recognized prime minister
Gunmen tried to assassinate Libya's internationally recognized prime minister on his way to the airport in the eastern city of Tobruk on Tuesday, a spokesman for his government said. Arish Said, head of the government's media department, said that Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni's motorcade was attacked and ...

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