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Man raped 3 women at gunpoint over 4 days, police say
Man raped 3 women at gunpoint over 4 days, police say
Metro Police have arrested a man they say picked up three women and sexually assaulted them at gunpoint in the span of ...

6:07 p.m.

Photo: United States' Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates with te
U.S. heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany
Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to ...

5:50 p.m.

Nevada inmate, 55, likely killed himself, prison officials say
Prison officials say a 55-year-old man serving two life sentences for lewdness with a child may have killed himself ...

5:30 p.m.

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Coming soon to a parking meter near you: Container Park coupons
Coupons for 13 merchants in the open-air retail center will appear on 16 parking kiosks around the area.

5:05 p.m.

Switch appeals PUC decision on leaving NV Energy
Switch appeals PUC decision on leaving NV Energy
Less than a month after regulators denied its application to create and purchase power without NV Energy, Las Vegas tech company Switch filed a petition asking ...

4:55 p.m.

Photo: In this Jan. 19, 2015 file photo, a Cuban and Amer
Source: U.S., Cuba to announce plan to open embassies
President Barack Obama will announce Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba have finalized an agreement to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, a major step in ...

3:08 p.m.

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Holy smokes: Cigarette tax about to go up $1 a pack
Smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em, because starting Wednesday the tax on a pack of cigarettes in Nevada will be going up by $1. The price bump comes by way of a tax increase passed by the Legislature that will take the excise tariff on each pack of cigarettes from 80 cents to $1.80. The cigarette tax is expected to generate an additional $192 million in revenue over two years as part of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s recently approved $1.1 billion tax package to increase K-12 education funding. The tax hike ...

2:23 p.m.

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Greece hits new low as bailout to expire, default looms
Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday as the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and eurozone finance chiefs decided not to extend it a new financial lifeline. Denied a last-minute bailout extension, the country was also ...

2:17 p.m.

Guidelines being developed for private school subsidies
State Treasurer Dan Schwartz said he is taking an “expansive” approach to allow as many parents as possible to receive state aid to send their children to private or religious schools. Initial guidelines were released today for ...

2:07 p.m.

Las Vegas man accused of threatening Obama in Facebook posts
Las Vegas man accused of threatening Obama in Facebook posts
A Las Vegas man accused of posting Facebook threats to harm President Barack Obama was arrested with seven registered guns after being overheard asking about buying ...

12:39 p.m.

Western Governors University to offer online classes in Nevada
Buoyed by an endorsement from Gov. Brian Sandoval, the online Western Governors University is making its way into Nevada. The university announced this month that ...

11:55 a.m.

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Hit-and-run case against UFC ex-champ Jon Jones stalls
Prosecutors say an Albuquerque hit-and-run case against former UFC champion fighter Jon "Bones" Jones has stalled due to a delay in obtaining records. The Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office said Monday a deadline had passed without ...

11:46 a.m.

Activists use court hearing to continue drone protest
Activists use court hearing to continue drone protest
Activists cited with trespassing and interfering with traffic earlier this year at Creech Air Force Base used a court appearance today to continue their protest against ...

11:18 a.m.

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Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump’s brand?
Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be? Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show "The Apprentice" — "You're fired!" — after NBC dumped the real estate mogul Monday over comments he made about immigrants during ...

11 a.m.

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Since 1981, Jeb Bush paid an average tax rate of 36 percent
Jeb Bush paid an average federal income tax rate of 36 percent over the past three decades. That's according to tax returns Bush posted online Tuesday. The records detail ...

10:51 a.m.

Firefighters prevent blaze at commercial building from spreading
A fire broke out at a commercial building near Eastern Avenue and Flamingo Road this morning, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Firefighters responded about ...

10:22 a.m.

Teens storm Georgia Wal-Mart in wild rampage of destruction
Authorities in central Georgia say up to 50 teenagers bent on destruction raced into a Wal-Mart in Macon, smashing merchandise and causing an estimated $2,000 in damage. Bibb County sheriff's officials say some of the young people snatched a man from ...

10:12 a.m.

Police: Resident shoots pair, killing 1, during home invasion
Police: Resident shoots pair, killing 1, during home invasion
A resident shot two suspects in a northeast valley home invasion today, leaving one dead and the other in critical condition, according to Metro Police. A man and woman broke into ...

9:54 a.m.

Arizona widens another stretch of Phoenix-Las Vegas route
Arizona has widened another stretch of the highway that is the primary route between Phoenix and Las Vegas. The state Department of Transportation last weekend completed the widening of the ...

9:52 a.m.

Obama says Brazil, U.S. are ‘natural partners’ around world
President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff sought Tuesday to cast their nations as "natural partners" collaborating closely on critical issues like climate and regional diplomacy, glossing over recent tensions over spying that have ...

9:36 a.m.

Metro to await coroner’s ruling before investigating death
Metro Police will wait for a report from the coroner's office before it takes possible action on a confrontation that led to the death of a man. Officers responded about 11 p.m. Saturday at an apartment complex. The initial report ...

9:28 a.m.

Greece, creditors to discuss new plan as bailout to expire
Greece's European creditors were assessing a last-minute proposal Athens made for a new two-year rescue deal, submitted just hours before the country's international bailout program expires and it loses access to billions of euros in funds. At midnight central Europe-time on Tuesday, the country is also set to ...

9:15 a.m.

Photo: An employee leaves the Clinton Correctional Facili
Source: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escapes
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid a widening internal investigation into how the inmates pulled off the daring escape, a state official said Tuesday. The 12-member group is in addition to ...

9:09 a.m.

Photo: Rescuers search for victims at the site where an a
Death toll in Indonesian military plane crash rises to 74
An Indonesian air force transport plane carrying military personnel and their families plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing more than 70. Rescue teams were using heavy machinery to remove the ...

9:07 a.m.

For sale: Former prison with mountain view, sleeps hundreds
For sale: A 325-acre New York property containing more than 100 structures atop a mountain offering spectacular views. Sleeps hundreds. And one more thing: It's a former prison. The economic development office says ...

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