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Oct. 30, 2014

9:10 p.m.

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‘The Dennis Bono Show’ airs it out; Sawchuck goes on his Murray way
Popular among locals since it debuted 15 years ago at Sunset Station, “The Dennis Bono Show” has been buoyed by a new syndication deal Bono signed with the CRN Network. He now reaches 30 additional radio stations in 11 million more households across CRN’s 11 states, primarily those in California. CRN’s lineup of ...

8:04 p.m.

Photo: Main Street Station Casino and Hotel
Boyd Q3 revenue up slightly; loss slashed by more than half
Boyd Gaming, a regional casino operator with nine properties in Las Vegas, reported its third quarter earnings today ...

7:40 p.m.

Nurse defying Ebola quarantine in Maine once worked for Southern Nevada Health District
Nurse defying Ebola quarantine in Maine once worked for Southern Nevada Health District
Kaci Hickox, 33, worked at the Centers for Disease Control and was assigned to work with the Southern Nevada Health District, SNHD spokeswoman Stephanie Bethel said

5:18 p.m.

Photo: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after Game 7 of
Nielsen: 23.5 million saw Game 7 of World Series
The Nielsen company said Thursday that more people watched the previous night's contest than any other World Series game since the 2011 Game 7 between St. Louis and Texas (25.4 million). ...

3:48 p.m.

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8:23 p.m.

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Police: Eric Frein, wanted in trooper ambush, is captured
A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured on Thursday, ending a seven-week manhunt for him, authorities said. State police confirmed Eric Frein, 31, was taken into custody but ...

3:15 p.m.

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4:17 p.m.

Food 4 Less pulling out of the Las Vegas market
Food 4 Less pulling out of the Las Vegas market
Discount grocer Food 4 Less is ditching Las Vegas. Management said today it is converting six locations in the valley to Smith’s Food & Drug stores — both brands are owned by Kroger Co. — and closing eight others as it exits the Las Vegas market. The conversions and closures will take place by early next year. Food 4 Less employs ...

3:09 p.m.

Photo: This Aug. 9, 2011, file photo, shows a Wall Street
Big gain in Visa drives Dow average higher
U.S. stock indexes are closing higher as big companies turn in encouraging quarterly results. The Dow Jones industrial average rose more than 200 points Thursday, thanks in large part to ...

3:03 p.m.

John Denver bust missing after heavy-metal ball
A Denver radio station that sponsored a heavy-metal Halloween ball is pleading for the return of a bust of John Denver that went missing during the party. Someone at KBPI-FM's Saints and Sinners ball Tuesday night pried the ...

2:55 p.m.

Photo: Taylor Swift performs on ABC's
Taylor Swift gets a Bronx cheer as NYC ambassador
Welcome to New York, Taylor Swift! The locals are kvetching about you already. Swift's new gig as New York City's global welcome ambassador is getting a Bronx cheer (not that she knows what that is) from locals who questioned her street cred and mocked the ...

2:22 p.m.

Police: Driver suspected of DUI hits woman on sidewalk
Police: Driver suspected of DUI hits woman on sidewalk
law enforcement:
A 26-year-old man driving a pickup truck was arrested on suspicion of DUI after hitting and critically injuring a 19-year-old woman on a sidewalk this morning, the Nevada Highway Patrol said. Officials received reports about ...

1:54 p.m.

Photo: Jodi Arias, right, speaks to her defense attorney,
Victim family members speak in Jodi Arias trial
iblings of the man murdered by Jodi Arias tearfully told a jury Thursday how they are still traumatized by his killing six years ago, recounting a litany of nightmares, ulcers and family troubles brought on by the loss of their beloved family member. The family members spoke to the jury that is ...

1:40 p.m.

People can now text Metro Police about suspicious activity
Police are launching a program that lets community members report suspicious activity with the click of a button. The program supports the ...

1:21 p.m.

Hearing delayed for Henderson cop held on DUI count
A Henderson police officer is accused of having a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when he was arrested driving a pickup truck the wrong way on ...

1:14 p.m.

Judge approves California city’s bankruptcy plan
A judge on Thursday approved a debt plan by Stockton, Calif., one of the largest U.S. cities to declare bankruptcy, allowing it to reorganize more than $900 million in long-term debt and put more than two years of financial uncertainty behind it. Marking a critical development in ...

1:06 p.m.

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Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her life
A terminally ill woman who expects to take her own life under Oregon's assisted-suicide law says she is feeling well enough to possibly postpone the day she had planned to die. Brittany Maynard said in early October she expected to ...

12:28 p.m.

Photo: An exterior view of the Bellagio, June 6, 2013.
MGM Resorts reports loss of $20.3 million in 3rd quarter
Sometimes the house doesn't win as much as it hopes. MGM Resorts International earned $40 million less in revenue from its casinos, largely table games, in the third quarter compared to a year ago. That, plus losses the casino-entertainment company expected from ...

12:15 p.m.

Photo: Rap music mogul Marion Suge Knight appears in cour
Suge Knight to stay in Las Vegas jail through weekend
Rap music figure Marion "Suge" Knight had a Las Vegas traffic warrant reduced to a parking ticket on Thursday, but was returned in custody to the Clark County jail to await a Monday extradition hearing in a California robbery case. Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Joseph Sciscento quickly arraigned Knight in a ...

12:07 p.m.

Apartment fire displaces 3, causes about $110,000 damage
Apartment fire displaces 3, causes about $110,000 damage
Three women and a cat were displaced early this morning after a fire at their apartment did about $110,000 damage, Clark County Fire Department officials said. No one was ...

11:38 a.m.

Court: Strippers were club employees, could be owed millions
Court: Strippers were club employees, could be owed millions
Strippers who danced at Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club in Las Vegas were employees, not independent contractors, and entitled to be paid minimum wage, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled today. A class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of an estimated 6,500 dancers could ...

10:49 a.m.

Court upholds man’s conviction in 2011 slayings
The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of Marco Guzman, sentenced to a life term in prison in the slaying of a Las Vegas man and his girlfriend. The court said Guzman received ...

10:35 a.m.

Photo: San Francisco police officers work to break up a l
Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win
The celebration in San Francisco's streets following the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people shot and two stabbed. Police got pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse crowds. At first, the partying unfolded peacefully Wednesday night with ...

10:09 a.m.

Man, 73, indicted in Nevada state office shooting
A grand jury in Las Vegas has indicted a 73-year-old man on six felony charges in a shooting that left a hearing advocate wounded in a Las Vegas office building housing a Nevada agency that handles ...

10:02 a.m.

‘House of Cards’ actress Elizabeth Norment dies
Actress Elizabeth Norment, who portrayed the secretary to Kevin Spacey's hard-driving politico Frank Underwood in the Netflix series "House of Cards," has died. She was 61 years old. Netflix confirmed the death on Wednesday but ...

9:54 a.m.

Photo: This July 25, 2011, file photo shows Hershey's cho
Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise
That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could. The cost of ingredients in chocolate bars is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have already ...

9:44 a.m.

Photo: In this March 24, 2014, file photo, former Boston
Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dies at 71
Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. Spokeswoman Dot Joyce said in a statement that ...

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