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6:14 p.m.

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California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill
California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to ...

6 p.m.

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Survey shows enough votes to remove Confederate flag in S.C.
A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters ...

5:55 p.m.

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Families, Arizona settle suit in deaths of 19 firefighters
The state of Arizona settled a lawsuit Monday brought by a dozen families who lost loved ones when a Hotshot firefighting crew was overcome by ...

5:45 p.m.

Switch, Sands, Wynn mum at PUC meeting
Switch, Sands, Wynn mum at PUC meeting
Continuing the effort to cut ties with the state’s largest power provider, representatives from the casino and energy industries met with officials from the ...

5:15 p.m.

Photo: Lt. Gov. candidate Lucy Flores gives a concession
Democrats active early in key CD4 race
With months to go before Nevada's primary election in February, Democrats in one of Nevada's most hotly contested congressional races are already competing for ...

4:45 p.m.

Las Vegas car dealerships settle with FTC over deceptive ads
Las Vegas car dealerships settle with FTC over deceptive ads
A Las Vegas car dealership accused of using deceptive ads reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission with the help of Nevada's former attorney general. The FTC announced Monday that two dealerships ...

3:21 p.m.

Rain, winds bring short-lived relief in southern valley
Rain, winds bring short-lived relief in southern valley
Brief gusty winds and showers Monday evening cooled down scorching temperatures in the southern Las Vegas Valley. Downpours and 40 mph winds were reported in ...

3:06 p.m.

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Trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed escapee
A state trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed prison escapee David Sweat, apparently in the back, as the convicted killer ran toward a forest near the Canadian border. State and federal law allows the use of deadly force to prevent an escape if ...

2:16 p.m.

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Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan to retire after next season
Bo Ryan has been the fire-breathing face of Wisconsin basketball for 14 seasons, pushing the Badgers to never-before-seen heights. After 14 NCAA tournament appearances, seven Sweet 16s, four Big Ten titles, two Final Fours and a berth in last year's national championship game, the hard-charging 67-year-old Ryan has only one more season left in him. Ryan surprised the college basketball world Monday when ...

1:42 p.m.

Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed in crash with pickup truck
Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed in crash with pickup truck
A motorcyclist killed in a crash with a pickup truck Saturday morning on the 215 Beltway has been identified as Neil Jared Sonerholm, 40, of North Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Sonerholm was riding east between ...

1:06 p.m.

Police deem suspicious package at park safe
Police deem suspicious package at park safe
A suspicious package that prompted the evacuation of a southeast valley park turned out to be nothing dangerous, according to Metro Police. A caller reported the package ...

12:55 p.m.

Coroner IDs bicyclist killed in hit-and-run accident
A bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run accident late Friday has been identified as Jeffrey Robert Gonzales, 33, of Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Gonzales was crossing Sahara Avenue at Mohawk Street about ...

12:47 p.m.

Inmate mistakenly released in Texas captured after visiting Las Vegas
An inmate mistakenly released from a West Texas jail has been caught in New Mexico after days on the run and a stop in Las Vegas. Jail records show Ernest Ray Zavala was back at the Lubbock County Detention Center on Monday. He was ...

12:42 p.m.

Nevada, Western states challenge new federal water rules
More than a dozen states are challenging a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says ...

12:32 p.m.

Police: ‘Chin Strap’ bank robbery suspect taken into custody
Police: ‘Chin Strap’ bank robbery suspect taken into custody
A 31-year-old Las Vegas man was arrested Sunday afternoon in connection with four bank robberies in the past few weeks, Henderson Police said. Oswald David Perez, dubbed the “Chin Strap” bandit because ...

12:03 p.m.

Glitch causes 911 emergency line to ring busy
Glitch causes 911 emergency line to ring busy
Callers who dialed 911 early this morning may have received a busy signal as the Metro Police Dispatch Center experienced issues with its system. The system experienced technical difficulties, and police advised ...

11:29 a.m.

Photo: Bryan Clay, 22, makes an initial appearance on cha
Trial delayed in deadly 2012 hammer attack on mother, daughter
A death penalty trial has been pushed back for a 25-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a Las Vegas mother and daughter, and nearly killing their husband and father in a bloody hammer attack. Clark County District Court Judge Jessie Walsh on Monday reset ...

10:57 a.m.

Baby dies days after pregnant woman hit by car
Baby dies days after pregnant woman hit by car
A newborn baby has died days after a pregnant woman was struck by a car near the Circus Circus hotel-casino in Las Vegas. The Clark County Coroner's office said Monday that the boy has died, although ...

10:47 a.m.

Rand Paul touts small government ideals during Nevada tour
Rand Paul touts small government ideals during Nevada tour
Speaking to supporters from rural Elko to a Las Vegas convention center, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul said on Monday that his path to a presidential nomination relies strongly on winning over Nevadans. The Kentucky senator stopped at ...

10:39 a.m.

Man dies after altercation at apartment complex
A man died Saturday night following an altercation with a group of people at an apartment complex near South Maryland Parkway and East Flamingo Road, according to Metro Police. The man apparently approached ...

10:28 a.m.

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Trial reset to October in deadly Strip shooting, crash
A death-penalty trial has been rescheduled for a self-described pimp accused of killing three people in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and fiery crash more than two years ago. Trial had been due to start next week for ...

10:25 a.m.

Boston 2024 Olympics organizers update $4.6 billion bid
he group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create jobs and housing, expand the tax base and leave behind an ...

10:12 a.m.

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Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages
It was dawn in the cellblocks of Dannemora, time for a round of bed checks on the convicted killers, rapists and other criminals held behind stark 19th-century walls. Guards went along the lattice of light-green bars in A Block, where well-behaved prisoners are held. At first glance, it seemed David Sweat and Richard Matt were where they were ...

9:51 a.m.

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NBC to Donald Trump: You’re fired
NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign. NBC said it would no longer air the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants, which had been a joint venture between the company and Trump. Miss USA has ...

9:46 a.m.

Bicyclist hit by vehicle in east valley suffers minor injuries
A bicyclist suffered minor injuries when she was hit by a vehicle Sunday night in the east valley, according to Metro Police. Police were called ...

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