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July 28, 2016

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July 27, 2016

11:55 p.m.

Man sought in fires at Mormon church, union hall in downtown L.V.
Man sought in fires at Mormon church, union hall in downtown L.V.
Two days after apparent arson attempts at a Mormon church and a neighboring firefighters' union hall in downtown Las Vegas, authorities are looking to talk to ...

11:38 p.m.

Meteor in sky lights up social media in Nevada, other states
Social media is lighting up with reports from Nevada, Utah and California of a small fireball streaking across the sky ...

8 p.m.

Photo: Metro Police say three men robbed this gas station
3 sought in armed robbery at Las Vegas convenience store
Metro Police continue to seek three people who robbed a convenience store Tuesday night and got away from officers during a brief car chase ...

6 p.m.

Reid blasts ‘con man’ Trump during his final DNC speech
Reid blasts ‘con man’ Trump during his final DNC speech
Harry Reid, the veteran Silver State senator, lambasted Republican leaders in his last speech at a Democratic convention tonight, after ...

4:48 p.m.

Motorcyclist dies in west valley crash
A motorcyclist died in a west valley crash Wednesday afternoon in what Metro Police said could have followed a medical episode …

4 p.m.

Photo: Michelle Balistreri and Chandler Gray attend a ral
NV Energy seeks solar grandfathering in advance of court hearing
NV Energy urged the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada on Wednesday to let about 32,000 rooftop solar customers keep prior, more favorable rates for electricity. Such a move would apply to residential NV Energy customers who …

3:10 p.m.

Photo: Hyperloop One Metalworks is a 105,000-square-foot
Hyperloop One announces opening of North Las Vegas manufacturing plant
Hyperloop One announced today the opening of a 105,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas, where the company is testing its transportation platform that propels high-speed pods down pneumatic tubes. The company, which calls ...

3 p.m.

Police arrest man accused of selling false cure for cancer
Authorities have arrested a Virginia man accused of selling people a false cure for cancer. Prince William County Police spokesman Jonathan Perok tells news outlets that 67-year-old Peter Bodunrin Adeniji has been ...

2:57 p.m.

Church attacker nurtured jihad in quiet French town
Adel Kermiche nursed his obsession with jihad in this quiet French town alongside the Seine River, and his twice-thwarted attempt to join Islamic State extremists in Syria ended with an attack ...

2:46 p.m.

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Source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosen
President Barack Obama's presidential library will be built in a park on Chicago's South Side along the shores of Lake Michigan and a short walk from the university where Obama once taught, a person familiar with the ...

2:38 p.m.

Former Henderson city employee pleads not guilty to pandering
A former city of Henderson employee accused of tipping off a massage parlor to police operations and city inspections in return for sexual favors pleaded not guilty today to charges of ...

1:48 p.m.

Sandoval not reappointing regulator behind new rooftop solar rates
Gov. Brian Sandoval will not reappoint the utility regulator who presided over a controversial decision to impose a new rate structure for ...

1:23 p.m.

Assembly candidate who lost race drops challenge to results
A Republican Nevada Assembly candidate who lost in the primary dropped a legal challenge of the election results after a judge ruled against ...

1:09 p.m.

Missing man, 74, found dead at Las Vegas park
A 74-year-old Las Vegas man reported missing earlier this week was found dead today at a city park in the west valley, according to Metro Police. Harold Shields, who was listed ...

12:48 p.m.

Nevada delegates continue quest for unity
Nevada delegates continue quest for unity
Morning meetings of the Nevada delegation today and Monday were marked by protestations from Sanders delegates, who are concerned about …

11:30 a.m.

Excessive heat, air quality warnings issued for Las Vegas area
Excessive heat, air quality warnings issued for Las Vegas area
Las Vegas is under heat wave and air quality warnings as the hottest month of the year comes to a close. The Clark County Department of Air Quality on Wednesday extended ...

11:24 a.m.

Man reports shooting intruder at Henderson apartment
Man reports shooting intruder at Henderson apartment
A man reported shooting an intruder today at the Villas at Green Valley Apartments on Green Valley Parkway near Warm Springs Road, according to Henderson Police. Another resident ...

11:01 a.m.

Woman suffers life-threatening burns in kitchen fire
A woman suffered life-threatening burns in a kitchen fire early this morning, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. The fire was reported about 5:45 a.m. at 1009 Marion Drive, near ...

10:38 a.m.

Photo: Metro Police say three men robbed this gas station
Shot fired during robbery of convenience store
Metro Police are looking for three men who robbed a convenience store Tuesday night and later got away from officers during a brief ...

10:21 a.m.

Photo: Officials monitor a natural gas fire in a resident
Gas company deploys crews restore service after fire
A gas company official says crews are deploying door-to-door in a northwest Las Vegas neighborhood to restore service cut off to quell a fire sparked by ...

10:08 a.m.

Woman pleads not guilty in fatal DUI case
A woman accused of hitting and killing a pedestrian with her car last month pleaded not guilty today to charges of DUI and failing to stop at the scene of a crash. Whitney Greco, 25, sobbed with ...

9:30 a.m.

Not guilty plea entered for Vince Neil in battery case
Not guilty plea entered for Vince Neil in battery case
An attorney for former Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil entered a not guilty plea on the singer’s behalf to a misdemeanor battery charge, setting the stage for ...

8:54 a.m.

Photo: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spe
Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump encouraged Russia to meddle in American politics Wednesday, with a stunning recommendation to uncover and make public hacked emails ...

8:50 a.m.

US: Fighting in Syrian city yields trove of ISIS intelligence
The U.S. is exploiting an enormous amount of digital information about the Islamic State obtained by Syrian rebels who are fighting for control of the city of Manbij, a spokesman for the American-led military coalition said Wednesday. Speaking by phone ...

8:47 a.m.

Michigan biker nabbed after Facebook post about eluding cops
A suburban Detroit motorcyclist was apparently fast enough to leave police in the dust during a chase, but not swift enough to stop from bragging about it on Facebook. Lake Orion police say 33-year-old Michael Brown, of Rochester Hills, turned himself in ...