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11:37 p.m.

2 injured in east valley shooting at extended-stay motel
Two people were shot at an extended-stay motel tonight in the east valley. The shooting was reported about 9 p.m. at ...

11:05 p.m.

10:02 a.m.

Two pedestrians hit and killed in separate accidents
Two pedestrians hit and killed in separate accidents
A pedestrian died after being struck by an SUV tonight in the east valley, the second such incident reported in the Las Vegas Valley on Monday evening ...

10:42 p.m.

Pedestrian dies after being struck near Sahara, Arville
Pedestrian dies after being struck near Sahara, Arville
A pedestrian died after being struck by at least one vehicle Monday afternoon near Arville Street and Sahara Avenue. Police were called about ...

6:35 p.m.

Police: Man shot, killed by Metro officers had criminal past, mental illness
Police: Man shot, killed by Metro officers had criminal past, mental illness
A man killed last week by Metro Police after aiming a pellet gun in the direction of an officer had a lengthy criminal history as well as a history of mental illness ...

6:02 p.m.

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NV Energy seeks to buy more solar power for its big customers
NV Energy, which serves more than 1 million customers throughout Nevada, filed an application on Monday with the Public Utilities Commission to buy power from ...

5:15 p.m.

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Prosecutors charge 4 in shooting of Minneapolis protesters
Four men were charged Monday in last week's shooting of demonstrators protesting the killing of a black man by Minneapolis police, while the city's mayor separately asked the protesters to end ...

5 p.m.

2 UNR students from Las Vegas killed in crash near Tonopah
2 UNR students from Las Vegas killed in crash near Tonopah
Authorities say two students from the University of Nevada-Reno died in a car crash about 7 miles outside of Tonopah. The Nevada Highway Patrol say 19-year-old driver ...

4:50 p.m.

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California’s top oil regulator quits after 17 months on job
California's top oil regulator announced his resignation on Monday after 17 months as head of the embattled agency, including a criticized episode in which he directed state workers to investigate the oil and gas potential of ...

3:24 p.m.

Jury selection begins for officer charged in Freddie Gray’s death
Jury selection for the first police officer to go to trial in Freddie Gray' s death began Monday with a judge questioning potential jurors about their knowledge of the explosive case, which led to widespread protests and ...

3:09 p.m.

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Suspect sought in kidnapping, robbery of elderly woman
Authorities are releasing images of a woman who they say kidnapped and robbed an elderly woman. Metro Police made the photos public Monday after a Nov. 17 incident where an elderly woman was ...

2:56 p.m.

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Number of Las Vegas visitors hits 3.8 million in October, up 5.6 percent
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says nearly 3.8 million people visited the destination in October, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to a year ago. The agency ...

2:48 p.m.

Fire at southwest valley house contained to garage
Firefighters put out a garage fire today before it spread to the living area of a house in the southwest valley, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Nobody ...

2:20 p.m.

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Donald Trump meets with black pastors at ‘amazing meeting’
Donald Trump met with a group of black pastors for several hours Monday, calling the session an "amazing meeting" that went longer than planned because "we came up with lots of good ideas." But there was no wide-ranging endorsement from the group, some of whom had said ...

2 p.m.

SolarCity opens training facility in Las Vegas
SolarCity opens training facility in Las Vegas
For rooftop solar panel installers, walking on shingles or Spanish tile on sloped roofs is second nature, but it’s not an innate skill. That’s why SolarCity will acclimate ...

1:03 p.m.

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Santa obliges dad of sleeping boy with snoozing photo
When Donnie Walters took son Zeke to have his picture taken with Santa Claus, the 6-month-old boy couldn't stay awake while they waited in line. So Santa obliged Walters and posed asleep with the snoozing child resting on his belly. Walters posted the photos ...

12:51 p.m.

World leaders gather to try to save Earth from overheating
With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders began two weeks of talks Monday aimed at producing the most far-reaching pact yet to reduce ...

12:45 p.m.

Turkey won’t apologize to Russia over warplane downing
Turkey won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the military was doing its job defending the country's airspace. Ahmet Davutoglu also said Turkey hopes ...

12:35 p.m.

U.S. warns of ‘imminent’ attack in Afghan capital
The U.S. Embassy says it has received "credible reports of an imminent attack" in the Afghan capital. A statement on the embassy's website Monday urges U.S. citizens to ...

11:46 a.m.

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Bond set at $1.5 million for Chicago officer who fatally shot teen
A judge on Monday set bond at $1.5 million for a white Chicago police officer charged with murder after a squad car video caught him fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times. Officer Jason Van Dyke has been locked up since ...

10:43 a.m.

UNLV president says Rebels nickname, mascot should stay
UNLV president says Rebels nickname, mascot should stay
UNLV President Len Jessup today announced his support for the university’s Rebels nickname and mascot, despite recent protests by students who assert they are ...

10:23 a.m.

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Nevada gaming revenue down 2.9 percent in October
Las Vegas Strip revenue drops 5.1 percent for the month
Gaming revenue from Nevada casinos dropped nearly 3 percent in October, the state reported today. The Gaming Control Board said casinos won ...

9:44 a.m.

Girl, 16, dies a week after being hit by truck
A 16-year-old girl hit by a pickup truck a week ago near West Craig Road and North Pioneer Way died Thursday, according to Metro Police. The teen was crossing ...

9:22 a.m.

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Suspect arrested in connection with university online threat
A suspect was arrested Monday in connection with an online threat of gun violence at the University of Chicago that prompted the school to cancel all classes and activities. Joseph Fitzpatrick, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago, confirmed the arrest but ...

9:10 a.m.

Police: Teen pedestrian hit by vehicle, injured
A teen pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and injured this morning in the central valley, according to Metro Police. The incident happened ...

8:51 a.m.

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Scooter rider injured in crash near elementary school
A person riding a motor scooter was taken to a hospital this morning after colliding with a vehicle near an elementary school, according to Metro Police. The crash happened ...

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