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May 27, 2015

12:06 p.m.

Firefighter critically burned while refueling chainsaw
A seasonal U.S. Forest Service firefighter is in critical but stable condition after suffering injuries Monday while working on a small fire on ...

11:43 a.m.

Chick-fil-A files for permit, is one step closer to coming to Henderson
Chick-fil-A files for permit, is one step closer to coming to Henderson
The Southern chicken-sandwich chain Chick-fil-A has filed for a conditional-use permit and a design review for a building on Stephanie Street in Henderson. The topics will be ...

11:19 a.m.

Reno shuts down site where homeless are fed
The City of Reno is looking for a new location to feed more than 200 homeless people daily after shutting down the We Care Volunteers site. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports volunteers are speaking with ...

11:12 a.m.

Coroner IDs man shot to death at apartment complex
A man Metro Police said was shot to death after arguing with an acquaintance at a northeast valley apartment complex Monday has been identified ...

10:30 a.m.

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Clinton focusing on women’s issues during South Carolina stop
Hillary Rodham Clinton is focusing on women's issues in her first presidential campaign stop in South Carolina since losing to Barack Obama in the state in 2008. She had lunch Wednesday with minority female business owners in Columbia before an afternoon speech to South Carolina Democratic women. Republican hopeful ...

10:22 a.m.

Pub evacuated after smoke reported in bathroom
Pub evacuated after smoke reported in bathroom
A PT’s Pub in the southwest valley was evacuated this morning after smoke was reported in the men’s bathroom, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. After searching the building ...

9:50 a.m.

Quick fix planned for earthquake-damaged freeway ramp
Quick fix planned for earthquake-damaged freeway ramp
A state road official says a busy earthquake-damaged freeway ramp near downtown Las Vegas will need one night to repair. Nevada Department of Transportation ...

9:39 a.m.

The most important Republican donor that you don’t know is married to one you do
The most important Republican donor that you don’t know is married to one you do
Politics:
Republican presidential candidates travel far and wide to meet with casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, seeking out his generous support. Not as many people talk about ...

9:32 a.m.

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Death toll climbs to 19 from storms in Texas and Oklahoma
The death toll from a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma climbed to 19 on Wednesday, with more than a dozen others missing, and another round of rain threatened to ...

9:28 a.m.

Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq’s Anbar kill 17 troops
Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from ...

9:02 a.m.

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Former LAPD officer wanted in killing appears in Texas court
A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has appeared in a Texas courtroom after his arrest in northern Mexico, authorities said. Henry Solis, 27, went before a local magistrate in El Paso for formal processing and was ...

8:54 a.m.

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Congress wants to know how thieves stole tax info from IRS
Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch has requested ...

8:19 a.m.

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Soccer officials arrested at Swiss hotel in corruption probe
The U.S. government launched a corruption attack on soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Zurich hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami. Swiss officials also ...

8:10 a.m.

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Republican Rick Santorum launching second White House run
Rick Santorum, an aggressive advocate for conservative family values, will launch a second bid for president on Wednesday, a spokesman said. The former Pennsylvania senator exceeded the political world's expectations by ...

Tuesday

May 26, 2015

11:10 p.m.

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FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges; face extradition to U.S.
Swiss authorities began an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on ...

11:03 p.m.

Nevada Senate committee OKs education savings accounts bill
A Nevada legislative committee has passed a bill that would allow students to use the state funds designated for their public education at a private school ...

10:27 p.m.

Shooting at North Las Vegas park leaves man dead, police say
Shooting at North Las Vegas park leaves man dead, police say
A 31-year-old man died after an apparent shooting at a North Las Vegas park Tuesday night. Officers were called about 8:45 p.m. to ...

9:59 p.m.

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Ex-LAPD officer wanted in slaying deported to U.S. from Mexico
A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight was arrested Tuesday in northern Mexico ...

9:26 p.m.

Nevada Assembly considers plans to raise cigarette tax $1
Nevada Assembly considers plans to raise cigarette tax $1
A crucial part of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's plan to generate $600 million to help fund education with a package of new and extended taxes found an ally. Several health advocates lined up to support a bill that would ...

9:20 p.m.

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Sandoval signs bill extending sex assault reporting period
Gov. Brian Sandoval has approved a bill extending Nevada's statute of limitations on sexual assault cases so victims have more time to report their experience and pursue criminal charges ...

9:15 p.m.

Child bicyclists injured in separate valley crashes, police say
Two boys riding bicycles were injured after colliding with vehicles in separate Las Vegas Valley accidents this morning ...

9 p.m.

Coroner IDs driver killed in southern valley crash between 2 SUVs
A Las Vegas man who died after a crash between two SUVs Sunday afternoon in the southern valley has been identified as 66-year-old Qingbin Wang ...

8:45 p.m.

Trucks called in after water main break at elementary school
The water was shut off at a local elementary school this morning due to a water main break ...

8:10 p.m.

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LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks
LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win ...

7 p.m.

2-car crash takes out light pole on West Flamingo
A two-vehicle crash this afternoon knocked down a light pole, restricting some lanes on Flamingo Road until crews were able to clean up the scene ...

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