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September 4, 2015

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Sept. 4, 2015

2 a.m.

Photo: (From right) Mayor Carolyn Goodman begins to celeb
Las Vegas advertising pioneer Letizia launches new venture
A pioneer in Las Vegas TV advertising has partnered with one of the nation's largest digital marketing companies on a ...

2 a.m.

Why Energy Secretary Moniz is so bullish on the Iran nuclear deal
Why Energy Secretary Moniz is so bullish on the Iran nuclear deal
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz defends the agreement as a better alternative to the status quo, arguing that without it, “we could have tomorrow an Iran that ...

12:25 a.m.

Airman who helped stop train attack returns to U.S.
The U.S. Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train returned to ...

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Sept. 3, 2015

10:39 p.m.

Officials: 3 hurt in University of Arkansas machete attack
Officials say a man with a machete injured two people during an attack in a wooded area of ...

10:18 p.m.

Police: 11-year-old fatally shoots intruder, 16, in Missouri
St. Louis County police say an 11-year-old boy fatally shot a 16-year-old intruder during a home invasion ...

10:02 p.m.

51s stumble again amid late-season title run
51s stumble again amid late-season title run
The Las Vegas 51s' chances of winning a division title are officially in peril. With their 10-1 loss to El Paso on Thursday, the 51s emphatically lost ...

9:32 p.m.

Photo: A pinata in the likeness of former Guatemalan pres
Guatemala ex-president behind bars overnight as VP sworn in
Otto Perez Molina spent his first night as an ex-president in military custody following a historic day in which he resigned and Guatemala's Congress swore in ...

8:50 p.m.

Photo: Smoke damage is shown at the doorway after a fatal
Coroner: Woman found dead after west valley fire was homicide victim
A 42-year-old woman whose body was found after a fire at a west valley apartment in April died of strangulation and blunt head trauma in a homicide ...

8:33 p.m.

Connecticut teen arrested in hazing case as coach remains on leave
A fast-moving hazing investigation in Connecticut has led to the arrest of a high school student athlete in Connecticut, where his coach has already been placed on leave ...

8:24 p.m.

Photo: Police officers investigate the southwest corner o
Drone crashes into stands during U.S. Open match; no injuries
A drone buzzed over the court during a U.S. Open match in Louis Armstrong Stadium on Thursday night and crashed into an empty section of ...

8 p.m.

Police searching for group of men in Summerlin home invasion
Police searching for group of men in Summerlin home invasion
Metro Police are looking for a group of men they say invaded a Summerlin house last month while a juvenile was home. Officers responded to a burglary in progress about 3:15 p.m. Aug. 17 in ...

6:33 p.m.

Fire at North Las Vegas recycling plant ruled accidental, damage unknown
Fire at North Las Vegas recycling plant ruled accidental, damage unknown
A fire broke out Wednesday night at a Republic Services recycling plant in North Las Vegas, sending black smoke into the air and causing an unknown amount of ...

5:48 p.m.

Ominous Christmas card left for Carson judge: ‘You will die’
Carson City deputies are offering a $2,000 reward for information about who placed an incendiary device near a judge's home this ...

5:42 p.m.

Photo: Sharron Angle speaks to a group of Rick Santorum s
GOP activist Sharron Angle seeks voter ID ballot measure
Conservative activist Sharron Angle wants Nevada voters to decide whether to abolish the state health insurance exchange and require photo identification at ...

5:34 p.m.

Traffic roundup: Separate crashes close lanes on U.S. 95
Two crashes on U.S. 95 were blocking lanes on the highway this afternoon ...

5:24 p.m.

Photo: Heartland Fire units work at the scene of a small
2 dead after small plane crashes into California driveway
A small plane grazed the roof of a California home and crashed in a driveway Thursday, killing two people onboard, authorities said. Nobody on the ground was ...

5:20 p.m.

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12:18 a.m.

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Police: Gunman kills 1, wounds 2 at Sacramento college
Police say three people have been shot and one of them has died in a parking lot next to a baseball field on the campus of ...

5:15 p.m.

Photo: In this Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, photo, Chris Mart
Apple, Google bring smartphone functions to car dashboards
Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into ...

4:45 p.m.

Owner of Las Vegas cupcake bakery arrested on drug charges
Owner of Las Vegas cupcake bakery arrested on drug charges
The owner of Las Vegas bakery chain the Cupcakery was arrested in Washoe County this week on counts of trafficking and possession of a controlled substance as well as ...

4:06 p.m.

Another triumph for UNLV medical school: Marlon donates $2 million
A recent $2 million donation to the UNLV School of Medicine will help hire faculty for a critical new surgery program, school officials announced this week. The gift came from ...

3:47 p.m.

Ex-Las Vegas firefighter guilty of conspiring to kill wife
Ex-Las Vegas firefighter guilty of conspiring to kill wife
A former Las Vegas firefighter and U.S. Military Academy graduate was found guilty Thursday of hiring a homeless ex-convict to hide in an apartment and kill his estranged wife with a claw hammer nearly three years ago. George Miguel Tiaffay had no ...

3:39 p.m.

Army suspends operations at labs due to anthrax probe
Army Secretary John McHugh has suspended operations at four Defense Department laboratories that handle biological toxins, as the military scrambles to explain and correct problems that led to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to ...

3:34 p.m.

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Police: Cop fabricated claim that gunman shot at his cruiser
An officer fabricated a claim that a gunman fired at his cruiser before it crashed into a tree and caught on fire, police officials said Thursday. Millis police Sgt. William Dwyer said the only ballistics evidence recovered ...

3:32 p.m.

Man, brother who referenced Donald Trump, held in beating of immigrant
Two brothers charged with beating a homeless Mexican man after being inspired in part by Donald Trump's views on immigrants were ordered held without bail Thursday. Scott and Steve Leader waived their right to ...

3:22 p.m.

Photo: Migrants rush to board a train in Bicske, Hungary,
Hungary opens door to trains for migrants, but only to camps
Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into a Budapest train station Thursday after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger and confusion as hundreds shoved their way onto a waiting train. But when it tried to drop them off at ...

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