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March 3, 2015

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March 3, 2015

7:05 p.m.

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8:15 p.m.

Boy, 8, dies after getting head stuck in automatic gate
Boy, 8, dies after getting head stuck in automatic gate
An 8-year-old boy whose head got caught in an automatic gate in North Las Vegas this evening has died, police said ...

6:06 p.m.

Fetuses found in hospital linens at Henderson laundry facility
Fetuses found in hospital linens at Henderson laundry facility
The bodies of twin fetuses were found in a shipment of linens at a Henderson commercial laundry facility today. It was determined the shipment came from ...

5:30 p.m.

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Woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton to stay in Arizona
A woman who threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech the former secretary of state made in Las Vegas last April has been sentenced to one year of federal supervision in her home state of ...

5:15 p.m.

Photo: Some pedestrians carrying umbrellas, cross a foot
Officials slam proposed ads on Strip pedestrian bridges
The Las Vegas Strip is already saturated with advertisements, so what harm could be done by adding a few more to the pedestrian bridges that span ...

3:56 p.m.

Assemblyman says fellow Republican tried to intimidate him into changing his vote
Assemblyman says fellow Republican tried to intimidate him into changing his vote
The incident happened in a stairwell of the Legislature following Moore’s no-vote on an incendiary school funding bill, SB119, in an Assembly committee. According to ...

3:36 p.m.

Photo: A yucca plant is surrounded by trash on undevelope
BLM sells $10.7 million worth of sand, gravel
Sand and gravel can be used in the construction of highways, high-rise buildings, power plants, airport runways and bridges, among other things.

2:58 p.m.

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9:25 p.m.

Photo: Joean Carlgren keeps dry under her umbrella as she
Another day of gusty winds expected, but weather to dry out rest of week
Warmer temperatures are ahead after quick-moving storms Tuesday brought pea-sized hail, rain and gusty winds to the valley ...

2:13 p.m.

911 callers describe chaos after gold theft on N.C. highway
Shortly after the heist of millions of dollars in gold bars, confused drivers told 911 dispatchers that they saw uniformed drivers run into the North Carolina highway with ...

2:09 p.m.

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Ex-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistress
Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose once-bright political future was all but destroyed over an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he shared classified material with her for her book. The plea agreement — which carries ...

2:04 p.m.

Photo: A man is arrested as police try to disperse a crow
Officials: U.S. report finds racial bias in Ferguson police
A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department — with officers routinely discriminating against blacks by using excessive force, issuing petty citations and ...

1:55 p.m.

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House votes to fund DHS without immigration blocks
Congress voted today to fund the U.S. Department of Homeland Security without restricting President Barack Obama’s contentious deferral deportation programs, ending a months-long immigration standoff between ...

1:21 p.m.

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1:46 p.m.

Lawyer: Dash cam video will help in federal wrongful-death case
Lawyer: Dash cam video will help in federal wrongful-death case
Newly released Nevada state trooper dash cam and motorist videos of the moments before the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man by ...

1:16 p.m.

4 hurt, 10 briefly escaped in riot at Northern Nevada juvenile camp
Authorities are investigating a riot at a juvenile rehabilitation camp in northern Nevada where two buildings were set on fire, four staff members hurt and 10 youths briefly escaped before they were recaptured over the weekend. No one was seriously injured, but ...

12:44 p.m.

Child on bike hit by car, escapes serious injury
A student was hit by a car this morning while riding a bicycle at Brinley Middle School but was not ...

12:29 p.m.

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Congress sends Obama a Homeland Security funding bill without conditions
Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the budget year, without overturning the president's immigration policies. The House on Tuesday voted 257-167 for the measure that ...

12:22 p.m.

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4:55 p.m.

Police: Boulder Highway blocked in connection with stabbing probe
Police: Boulder Highway blocked in connection with stabbing probe
A stabbing suspect led police on a brief chase this morning on a busy freeway but got away when the pursuit became too ...

11:52 a.m.

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5:00 p.m.

Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures
Nevada lawmakers react — and don’t — to Netanyahu’s speech
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial speech to Congress elicited no shortage of sharp reactions. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., released a statement saying ...

11:21 a.m.

Water rate hike OK’d for valley homes, businesses
Water rate hike OK’d for valley homes, businesses
Water rates are going up for valley homes and businesses to help pay for a new $650 million pumping station that will keep ...

11:08 a.m.

U.S. stocks fall a day after Nasdaq passes 5,000 milestone
U.S. stock indexes fell broadly in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors await earnings from the few companies yet to announce results and a jobs report later this week. The Nasdaq fell below 5,000 a day after passing that milestone for the first time since ...

11:01 a.m.

Photo: President Barack Obama speaks about Iran and Israe
Obama: Netanyahu offers no viable alternative to Iran talks
President Barack Obama says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu didn't offer any "viable alternatives" to the nuclear negotiations with Iran during his speech to Congress. Obama says he read a transcript of Netanyahu's speech Tuesday. He says ...

10:37 a.m.

Bill would expand protections for justified killings
Bill would expand protections for justified killings
Nevada Assembly Republicans are advocating for a bill that would expand the rights of people who kill someone in self-defense. Republican Assemblywoman Shelly Shelton testified ...

9:43 a.m.

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Carrie Underwood becomes a mom, gives birth to a boy
Carrie Underwood is a new mom, and like all proud parents, she's showing him off in a photo. The multiplatinum country singer gave birth to Isaiah Michael Fisher on Friday, and on Tuesday, she announced it to the world on Twitter. She posted a picture of Isaiah, showing his ...

9:38 a.m.

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1:15 p.m.

School bond rollover, prevailing wage bill passes committee
School bond rollover, prevailing wage bill passes committee
A Nevada Assembly committee on Tuesday passed a bill that would extend school construction bonds and suspend prevailing wage requirements for ...

9:30 a.m.

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Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn earned $25 million in 2014
Steve Wynn may have recently taken a pay cut as CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd. but no need for sympathy for the casino-hotel mogul. Wynn earned $25.3 million in 2014. That was nearly ...

9 a.m.

Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks wi
Harry Reid cheered before controversial Netanyahu speech
Sen. Harry Reid received bipartisan cheers and a standing ovation this morning before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began a controversial speech to Congress. “Harry, it’s good to see you on your feet,” said Netanyahu, prompting the Senate minority leader to gingerly stand up from his front-row seat and wave in recognition. “I guess it’s true what they say ...

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