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March 28, 2015

4:30 p.m.

Fatal crash blocks lanes of northbound I-15 at Cheyenne
Fatal crash blocks lanes of northbound I-15 at Cheyenne
The crash was reported about 2:40 p.m. ...

2:30 p.m.

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2:48 p.m.

Man hospitalized after his car rolls over in two-vehicle crash
The incident occurred around 12:30 p.m. near Lake Mead and Rainbow boulevards when two cars collided ...

1:55 p.m.

Photo: Tom Skancke, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Gl
Skancke will resign as leader of Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
He has been with the organization since November 2012, when he was hired as the president and CEO of the regional development authority ...

12:52 p.m.

Boy from New Mexico, instructor from Hawaii died in hang gliding accident
Boy from New Mexico, instructor from Hawaii died in hang gliding accident
Arys Thoring Moorhead was in the air with John Kelly Harrison, an experienced hang gliding instructor, when the hang glider crashed on a dry lake bed east of State Route 64 about 2:50 p.m. ...

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March 27, 2015

5:30 p.m.

Gay and Lesbian Community Center offers alternative sex ed courses for CCSD students
CCSD students who don’t like their school’s approach to sex education now have a lifeline ...

4:43 p.m.

Photo: Team Highrollers of Las Vegas, Nevada, ready their
National robotics competition pits local students against each other in the name of science
“Think of it as March Madness for the nerds,” said Jean Hoppert, director of FIRST Nevada.

3:57 p.m.

Updated
12:54 p.m.

Hang gliding accident near Jean kills instructor, 11-year-old boy
Hang gliding accident near Jean kills instructor, 11-year-old boy
An 11-year-old boy and a man are dead after a hang gliding accident on a dry lake bed near Jean. The man, a hang gliding instructor, was in the air with the boy when ...

3:14 p.m.

Lawyer: 'Indifference' led to inmate death, prison silence
Lawyer: 'Indifference' led to inmate death, prison silence
A four-month wait for information about the death of a Nevada prison inmate who a witness said was handcuffed when he was shot to death by a guard stemmed from ...

2:49 p.m.

Photo: This image released by NBC shows Amanda Knox durin
Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court
Italy's highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated people on both sides of the Atlantic. "Finished!" Knox's lawyer Carlo Dalla Vedova exulted after ...

2:18 p.m.

Nevada jobless rate steady after first increase in years
Nevada's unemployment rate stayed the same in February, after the first monthly increase was reported in years. The state's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday that ...

2:03 p.m.

Gun owned by agent who toppled Al Capone headed to Las Vegas museum
Gun owned by agent who toppled Al Capone headed to Las Vegas museum
The gun is a triumph of American craftsmanship from the early 20th century, its sleek barrel familiar to anyone raised on the movies of Bogart and Cagney, "Scarface" and "Little Caesar." Except this Smith & Wesson .38 special has real-life stories to tell, stories of ...

1:44 p.m.

Thunder's Kevin Durant to have another surgery, will miss rest of season
Reigning MVP Kevin Durant will have bone graft surgery next week to deal with a fractured bone in his right foot, and he will miss the rest of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Friday. Durant had surgery on a broken bone in his right foot in October. He had been healing well, but ...

12:30 p.m.

Coroner IDs man, 45, found dead in vacant lot
A man found dead in a vacant lot Wednesday night has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 45-year-old Carlos Humberto Vasquez. Metro Police found Vasquez’s body about 6 p.m. in ...

12:18 p.m.

Henderson school locked down after report of nearby gunshot
Henderson school locked down after report of nearby gunshot
Dooley Elementary School was locked down for about three hours today as officers investigated a report of a gunshot in the area, Clark County School District Police said. Someone reported hearing a shot about ...

noon

Motorcyclist critically injured in southeast valley crash
A motorcyclist was in critical condition this morning after colliding with a car in the southeast valley, Metro Police reported. The crash happened about 7:50 a.m. near ...

11:23 a.m.

Photo: In this Nov. 13, 2012, file photo, One Direction m
Zayn Malik worries he’s let fans down by leaving One Direction
Zayn Malik says he worries that he's let One Direction fans down by leaving the world-conquering boy band, but couldn't carry on in a role that made him unhappy. Malik quit the group this week, saying he wanted "to be a normal 22-year-old." He had earlier pulled out of ...

11:19 a.m.

Photo: In this frame from video, firefighters work the sc
2 missing after NYC blast; 6 others might be missing, too
Firefighters on Friday used high-powered water towers to extinguish pockets of fire at the site of an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan's trendy East Village as authorities reported that two people were missing and six others might be, too. Nineteen people were injured, four critically, after ...

11:17 a.m.

Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen
Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened its strikes on the second day of an air campaign against Shiite rebels and their allies, aiming to ...

11:15 a.m.

European air authority recommends 2 crew in cockpit
The European Union's aviation safety agency recommended Friday that airlines always have two people in the cockpit of a flying aircraft after it emerged that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 had apparently locked himself in alone to crash the plane. European airlines, such as the Lufthansa Group that ...

11:11 a.m.

Photo: In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, photo Andreas Lubi
Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have had hidden illness
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers — including a torn-up doctor's note that would have kept him off work the day authorities say he ...

10:17 a.m.

‘Harry, this is Barack’: Obama surprises Reid during radio talk show
‘Harry, this is Barack’: Obama surprises Reid during radio talk show
During an appearance by Sen. Harry Reid this morning on KNPR’s “State of Nevada” talk show, the program received a surprise caller. "Harry, this is Barack," ...

9:48 a.m.

Photo: Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev) attends a speech on immigr
A timeline of Sen. Harry Reid’s political career
A timeline of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's political career, from his early years in the Nevada Legislature to his election to Congress, where he served five terms in the Senate and served as party leader before announcing he would not seek re-election in 2016.

6:38 a.m.

It’s over: Reid announces he’s stepping down after current term expires
It’s over: Reid announces he’s stepping down after current term expires
In a surprise announcement this morning, Harry Reid said he won’t run for what would be his sixth term in the United States Senate ...

2 a.m.

Poo patrol: Do your duty — or else
Poo patrol: Do your duty — or else
Apartment Living:
As the business manager at Vantage Lofts, an upscale apartment complex in Henderson, Jeffery Arterberry signs renters, manages finances and oversees maintenance. He also puts residents with pets on alert: the posh, pricey property has poop police. Vantage is one of a few Las Vegas Valley residential properties using ...

2 a.m.

Photo: Container Park.
8 things to do in Las Vegas before it gets too hot
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