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July 28, 2015

11:39 a.m.

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Teens missing on fishing trip strayed from agreed-upon route
Two teens missing at sea had strayed from the agreed-upon boundaries for their fishing trip, the stepfather of one of the boys said Tuesday, as the Coast Guard continued a massive search off Florida's Atlantic coast. Nick Korniloff said his 14-year-old stepson Perry Cohen and the boy's friend Austin Stephanos were supposed to ...

11:30 a.m.

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Mob Museum in Las Vegas to open soccer scandal exhibit
The Mob Museum in Las Vegas is setting up an exhibit dedicated to the FIFA corruption scandal. The permanent display entitled "The 'Beautiful Game' Turns Ugly" will open at ...

11:15 a.m.

Cops: Two-state chase began over warrant for stolen underwear
Police say a man who led officers on a wild two-hour chase spanning two states had been facing charges of stealing $21 worth of underwear from a supermarket. Police records show 54-year-old Robert Ritter was accused of ...

10:58 a.m.

Fugitive’s role in horror film leads to his arrest
A fugitive has been arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a Washington state newspaper that ran a story about a low-budget horror movie. The News Tribune reports that 44-year-old Jason Stange, a convicted bank robber, plays ...

10:55 a.m.

Pollard to be freed; U.S. analyst spied for Israel
Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released from prison in November after nearly 30 years. The decision to free Pollard ...

10:32 a.m.

Firefighter tells 911 caller to ‘deal with it yourself’
An Albuquerque, New Mexico, firefighter has been removed from the city's dispatch center after telling a 911 caller who was trying to keep alive a gunshot victim to "deal with it yourself." KRQE-TV reports that 17-year-old Jaydon Chavez-Silver was fatally shot during ...

10:24 a.m.

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Satirical musical ‘The Book of Mormon’ is finally in Utah
The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagship temple and headquarters. The Tony Award-winning "The Book of Mormon" has earned rave reviews while appalling some with ...

10:08 a.m.

Police arrest 1 after stabbing at Las Vegas post office
One person was in custody after a stabbing this morning at the post office near South Jones Boulevard and West Flamingo Road, Metro Police said. Police were called about ...

9:55 a.m.

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Rockies, Blue Jays swap star shortstops
The Colorado Rockies and Toronto Blue Jays have swapped star shortstops. The teams confirmed the blockbuster trade Tuesday that sends Jose Reyes and right-handed pitchers Miguel Castro, Jeff Hoffman and Jesus Tinoco to the Rockies for ...

9:52 a.m.

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Kerry implores Congress to back Iran nuclear deal
Secretary of State John Kerry warned skeptical lawmakers not to nix the contentious nuclear deal with Iran, insisting that it includes strict inspections and other safeguards to deter cheating by Tehran. "If Congress does not support the deal, we would see ...

9:45 a.m.

Zimbabwe: American being sought for lion poaching
Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are searching for an American who allegedly shot a well-known, protected lion with a crossbow in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others. The American allegedly paid $50,000 to kill the lion named Cecil, Zimbabwean conservationists said. Authorities on Tuesday said ...

9:24 a.m.

High rollers: Dealers describe special treatment, abuse
High rollers: Dealers describe special treatment, abuse
One high roller requests a refrigerator full of bananas that he squeezes and throws as he gambles. Another urinates against a wall. Other high-stakes players described by a pit manager throw chairs ...

9:09 a.m.

Flavor Flav fires second lawyer in New York case; no plea deal
ntertainer Flavor Flav of Las Vegas has fired his second lawyer in his New York traffic case and his plea deal is kaput. The rapper and reality TV star said Tuesday ...

8:27 a.m.

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New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
A northern New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run. Joyce Mitchell, a tailor shop instructor at Clinton Correctional Facility, wept as ...

8:09 a.m.

Nevada gaming revenue down more than 8 percent in June
Nevada gaming revenue down more than 8 percent in June
Dragged down by a particularly unfavorable month on the Strip, the Nevada casino industry suffered a steep decline in statewide gaming revenue in June. The Gaming ...

7:55 a.m.

Nevada conservatives join push to defund Planned Parenthood
Nevada conservatives are joining an effort to defund Planned Parenthood after the release of covert videos of agency officials. KSNV-TV reports several dozen people attended ...

7:52 a.m.

Parents whose 3 children died in fire sentenced for abuse
Two parents whose children died in a 2012 mobile-home fire have been sentenced to a minimum of 10 years in prison and a maximum of 30 years. KSNV-TV reports that 29-year-old Amy Hatzenfiller and 25-year-old Shane Gouailhardou both ...

2 a.m.

UGG store, steakhouse open in Las Vegas; downtown bar shutters
Openings & Closings:
A bank, shoe store, steakhouse and indoor play center for kids all opened in the Las Vegas Valley this week. Plus: Another Downtown bar has closed its doors ...

2 a.m.

Broken on arrival, UNLV’s supercomputer is now stronger than ever
Broken on arrival, UNLV’s supercomputer is now stronger than ever
higher education:
When Intel unloaded the highly anticipated machine, casings were crushed and electronic connections destroyed. The Intel crew assembling the whole thing ...


July 27, 2015

5:45 p.m.

Bitcoin company teams with Mike Tyson for Las Vegas ATMs
Bitcoin company teams with Mike Tyson for Las Vegas ATMs
Bitcoin Direct LLC, a company that registered in Nevada in April, is hoping to make the former heavyweight champion the face of the virtual ...

5 p.m.

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Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adult leaders
The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for ...

4:53 p.m.

State fills new deputy Nevada superintendent position
State officials have filled a high-ranking new education department position authorized by ...

3:23 p.m.

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Suspects wanted for ramming unoccupied law enforcement vehicles
Police are seeking the public's help to identify suspects they say have been ramming stolen vehicles into law enforcement vehicles and fleeing the scene ...

2:46 p.m.

Ex-Henderson man possibly linked to missing women had many brushes with police
Ex-Henderson man possibly linked to missing women had many brushes with police
A man toting axes, a shovel and bleach when he was killed by an escort he met online had been stopped, interviewed or investigated by police in 21 states and is being looked into for ...

2:28 p.m.

Man charged in stabbings, including 1 fatal, at church camp
An apparently homeless Virginia man fatally stabbed a South Korean missionary and seriously wounded his wife at a Maryland church retreat center, authorities said Monday. Song Su Kim, 30, of Falls Church, Virginia, was charged in Frederick County, Maryland, with ...

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