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9:35 p.m.

Cardboard piles catch fire outside northeast valley warehouse
Cardboard piles catch fire outside northeast valley warehouse
Piles of baled cardboard caught fire outside of a northeast valley warehouse Monday night, causing about $30,000 damage ...

8:50 p.m.

Vehicle passenger bolts during Henderson traffic stop, prompting search
A passenger ran from officers during a traffic stop by Henderson Police this morning, leading to a search for the man and a temporary lockdown ...

7:30 p.m.

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Police seek man, woman in robbery of west valley eatery
The woman pressed a buzzer May 24 to get into the business, located near Charleston and Rainbow Boulevards, and when she was let in, she allowed a man to enter ...

5:47 p.m.

California considers health coverage for immigrant kids
The California Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally and seek federal authorization to ...

5:29 p.m.

Governor signs bill creating broader regulations on drones
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a bill into law that creates a regulatory framework for private and police use of drones ...

5:28 p.m.

Sandoval signs sweeping education savings account bill
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a bill allowing students to use state funds designated for their public education at private schools ...

5:25 p.m.

Sex offender gets life in federal prison on Las Vegas gun charge
Sex offender gets life in federal prison on Las Vegas gun charge
A 43-year-old convicted sex offender has been sentenced to life in federal prison on a firearms charge, a little more than two years after he was arrested at home in ...

5:20 p.m.

Fiercely debated measures die as legislative session ends
Nevada's 120-day legislative session has finally drawn to a close, and many of the hot-button issues debated during the session ended up dying at midnight on ...

5:17 p.m.

Sandoval signs multipart bill barring guns for abusers
A wide-ranging gun bill expanding the definition of justifiable homicide and barring people with extended protection orders from owning a firearm has been signed ...

4:40 p.m.

Juveniles injured in crash involving 2 bikes, 2 cars
Two juveniles were injured this morning in an east valley crash involving two bicycles and two cars, according to Metro Police. Police reported ...

4:27 p.m.

You might be surprised by Las Vegas’ ranking on this list
You might be surprised by Las Vegas’ ranking on this list
When you think about Las Vegas, known for its lavish hotels, oversized alcoholic beverages and showgirls, “bookish” is probably not a word that comes to mind ...

4:05 p.m.

Sandoval: Decision about political future coming ‘very soon’
Sandoval: Decision about political future coming ‘very soon’
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he plans to decide "very soon" on the next step in his political career. The widely popular Republican has been ...

3:25 p.m.

Allegiant pilots appeal court order barring strike
Allegiant pilots appeal court order barring strike
Allegiant Air pilots have appealed a judge’s ruling that they did not have a legal right to walk off the job when they tried to go on strike in ...

2:52 p.m.

Police: 3 found hiding in shed after southwest valley burglary
Police were called about 11:20 a.m. to investigate a burglary at a house in the 3600 block of Gina Place, near West Twain Avenue and South Rainbow Boulevard, Officer Larry Hadfield said ...

2:26 p.m.

Photo: Maria Hernandez and Hector Gutierrez.
Court date set for woman, brother in Vegas hatchet slaying
A judge in Las Vegas has set a July 22 preliminary hearing for an Idaho woman and her brother from California in the hatchet slaying of the woman's husband ...

11:33 a.m.

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Black and Jewish WWI heroes finally receive Medal of Honor
President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday to two World War I Army soldiers who may have been denied the top military honor in the past due to discrimination. "It's never too late to say thank you," Obama said. Obama posthumously recognized ...

11:16 a.m.

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Nevada stays with caucus system in blow to Jeb Bush
Nevada is keeping its caucuses for selecting presidential nominees, a blow to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and other contenders who hoped to shift the early-voting state to a system of primaries. Caucuses are considered ...

10:59 a.m.

Photo: Mila Kunis at Day 2 of CinemaCon at Caesars Palace
Police target transient areas for man who stalked actress Mila Kunis
Authorities focused on transient populations in the search for a man sentenced for stalking actress Mila Kunis after he escaped from a Southern California mental health facility. Probation officials said Tuesday that Stuart Lynn Dunn had ...

10:52 a.m.

California water use fell 13.5 percent in April amid drought
Californians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April, regulators said Tuesday. Southern California cities including ...

10:14 a.m.

Lawmakers OK $27 million for planned UNLV medical school
Lawmakers OK $27 million for planned UNLV medical school
State legislators came through for a proposed UNLV medical school Monday night. With the Assembly’s passage of Senate Bill 514 just two hours before ...

9:59 a.m.

Photo: FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during a press
Sepp Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president
FIFA President Sepp Blatter will resign from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. The 79-year-old Blatter was re-elected to ...

9:41 a.m.

Grandmother says 3-year-old described school bus sex assault
Grandmother says 3-year-old described school bus sex assault
A Las Vegas woman said Tuesday that her 3-year-old granddaughter told her that a school bus driver forced her into oral sex during trips to a Las Vegas preschool ...

9:33 a.m.

Nye County GOP chair accused of impersonating police officer
Nye County GOP chair accused of impersonating police officer
A Nevada county GOP chairman is hitting back at the sheriff's deputy who arrested him for impersonating a Las Vegas police officer. The Nye County Sheriff's Office said ...A Nevada county GOP chairman is hitting back at the sheriff's deputy who arrested him for impersonating a Las Vegas police officer. The Nye County Sheriff's office said 45-year-old William "Bill" Carns was stopped ...

9:02 a.m.

Nevada Legislature ends session, decides several hot issues
Nevada Legislature ends session, decides several hot issues
Nevada lawmakers wrapped up their 120-day legislative session after passing a major tax hike and a budget with significant new investments in education. The Legislature adjourned at ...

8:56 a.m.

Pet owner: Dog died after being left in Petco drying cage
A Virginia woman says her dog died while being groomed at a Petco store, and the company says it's investigating the incident. Multiple media outlets report that Allison Marks dropped off ...

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