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November 26, 2014

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Nov. 26, 2014

5 p.m.

Suspect sought in Henderson hit-and-run was arrested in July
Suspect sought in Henderson hit-and-run was arrested in July
Henderson Police are searching for a 35-year-old man in connection with the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist Nov. 15 ...

4:45 p.m.

Ira Hansen, ousted Assembly speaker, not guilty in trapping case
Ira Hansen, ousted Assembly speaker, not guilty in trapping case
Embattled Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen was found innocent after facing a misdemeanor charge of illegally setting animal traps. A judge ...

4:20 p.m.

Dog shot after reportedly attacking sheriff’s employee
A dog was shot this afternoon after reportedly attacking an employee of the Clark County sheriff’s civil bureau in a residential neighborhood, police said. Metro Police received a report about ...

4:08 p.m.

Nevada Supreme Court rejects bid to remove Henderson mayor
Nevada Supreme Court rejects bid to remove Henderson mayor
The Nevada Supreme Court has dismissed petitions seeking the removal of Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen over term limits. The court unanimously ruled that Rick Workman, who ran against Hafen, had no standing to ...

3:42 p.m.

Man injured in scooter crash on Las Vegas Strip
Man injured in scooter crash on Las Vegas Strip
A scooter and a pickup truck collided on the Las Vegas Strip this afternoon, sending a man to the hospital, Metro Police said. Police received a report of the crash about ...

3:13 p.m.

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3:26 p.m.

Lawyer: Woman will surrender in fatal auto-pedestrian accident
Lawyer: Woman will surrender in fatal auto-pedestrian accident
A woman who believes she may have been the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident Monday will turn herself in to Metro Police. The woman, whose identity ...

2:24 p.m.

Photo: Anjana Patel cleans up the damage from Monday's ri
Ferguson residents clean up, hope for calm night
Ferguson business owners and residents spent Wednesday boarding up windows and clearing debris after two nights of unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case, even as protesters continued to hold scattered demonstrations in the area. Several protesters managed to ...

2:10 p.m.

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3:29 p.m.

Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
While details are emerging about what kinds of federal benefits might be available to immigrants covered by President Barack Obama's recent executive order, the rules surrounding state benefits ...

1:46 p.m.

Forecast for the Linq: Snow with a chance for tubing
Forecast for the Linq: Snow with a chance for tubing
The Linq entertainment complex is building a winter wonderland on the Las Vegas Strip. Home of the 550-foot High Roller observation wheel, the Linq promenade is being transformed into ...

1:06 p.m.

Missing model-restaurateur B. Smith found in NYC
Police on New York's Long Island say former model and restaurateur B. Smith has been has been found safe, nearly 14 hours after she was reported missing. Police in the village of Sag Harbor, where Smith lives, said she was found ...

1:02 p.m.

Police ID officers involved 12-year-old’s shooting
A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer, Cleveland police said Wednesday as they released surveillance video of the shooting and identified the officers involved. The boy was shot within ...

12:50 p.m.

Photo: President Barack Obama, right, with daughter Sasha
Obama defends legal authority — to pardon turkeys
resident Barack Obama has issued an executive action that some of his Republican opponents may be hard-pressed to disagree with — sparing Thanksgiving turkeys from the dinner table. In the spirit of the holiday, Obama on Wednesday took ...

12:41 p.m.

Woman in San Diego revenge scheme pleads guilty
A San Diego woman pleaded guilty to a felony charge of stalking in connection with a bizarre rape-solicitation scheme carried out against a couple who outbid her for her dream house. In exchange for Kathy Rowe's stalking plea, prosecutors agreed to ...

11:42 a.m.

Las Vegas man gets 10 years in federal methamphetamine case
Las Vegas man gets 10 years in federal methamphetamine case
A Las Vegas man who had more than 2 kilos of methamphetamine in his car and 4.5 kilos in a rented storage unit has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison, according to federal prosecutors. John Ortega, 25, was sentenced Tuesday to ...

10:18 a.m.

Photo: In this Sept. 21, 2014, photo taken by hiker Darsh
Hiker photographed bear before it killed him
A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death. Police in West Milford have released ...

10:08 a.m.

Uber removes racy blog posts on prostitution, one-night stands
Uber tracks and analyzes a lot more than you'd think -- from your one-night stands to the prevalence of prostitutes in your favorite pick-up location.

9:51 a.m.

Photo: Garth Brooks.
Garth Brooks cancels ‘Tonight’ show appearance, cites Ferguson unrest
Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's "Tonight" show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer. NBC on Wednesday confirmed the postponement, saying ...

9:44 a.m.

California man dead, sons missing at Northern Nevada lake
A 76-year-old California man has been found dead and the search for his two sons has been discontinued after their boat was found capsized in northern Nevada. Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe emergency response coordinator Don Pelt tells ...

9:30 a.m.

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3:48 p.m.

3 children hit by vehicle near elementary school
3 children hit by vehicle near elementary school
Three children were hit by a vehicle near a Las Vegas elementary school this morning and taken to a hospital with injuries that didn't appear life-threatening, Metro Police said. The accident was ...

8:59 a.m.

Nevada gaming revenue slumps for third consecutive month
Nevada gaming revenue slumps for third consecutive month
Nevada gaming revenue declined for the third consecutive month in October, the state reported today. State casinos won $913.6 million last month, a 4.26 percent decrease from ...

8:45 a.m.

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12:44 p.m.

Photo: Motorists brave the falling snow as they head sout
Thanksgiving travelers slowed by snow and rain
One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor'easter packing rain and snow. Hours before snow was forecast to begin ...

8:32 a.m.

150 California roosters used for fights euthanized
Authorities say about 150 fighting roosters have been euthanized after being discovered at a home in Southern California. The Desert Sun reports that police found the birds Tuesday while ...

8:29 a.m.

Advocates program hosts toy drive for foster kids
A program that pairs adult advocates with children in foster care and court cases in Clark County is hosting an annual angel tree toy drive ahead of the holiday season. Until Dec. 12, the CASA Foundation of Las Vegas is ...

7:59 a.m.

Photo: Missouri National Guard stand watch outside a Walg
Guard reinforcements prevent more widespread chaos in Ferguson
National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to ...

7:45 a.m.

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1:28 p.m.

Photo: This July 31, 2014, file photo shows Supreme Court
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets heart stent
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court. Ginsburg was expected back at work on Monday, but ...

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