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April 30, 2015

8:37 a.m.

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Scant details from Gray death probe disappoint protesters
Police completed and delivered their investigation into the death of Freddie Gray a day earlier than planned Thursday to the chief prosecutor in Baltimore, who pleaded for patience and peace while she decides whether to bring charges. The deputy commissioner also revealed ...

8:28 a.m.

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Fewer Las Vegas visitors in March, 3.6 million total
Tourism officials say the number of visitors to Las Vegas dropped off in March to 3.62 million people. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority released ...

8:16 a.m.

Ex-FBI agent charged with lying during ‘Whitey’ Bulger trial
A retired FBI agent who was once second in command in the agency's Boston office was arrested Thursday on perjury charges and accused of lying on the stand during the trial of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger. James Fitzpatrick surrendered to ...

2 a.m.

What research says about plans to break up CCSD
What research says about plans to break up CCSD
Assembly Bill 394, which would split CCSD into five independent school precincts starting in 2017 ...

12:03 a.m.

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Thousands in other cities protest death of Baltimore man
While protests of the death of Freddie Gray were mostly peaceful, there were some arrests, including 16 in Baltimore and at least 60 in New York. Gray, of Baltimore, was critically injured in police custody and died earlier this ...


April 29, 2015

11:54 p.m.

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Tent cities thin out in Nepal capital but residents on edge
Tens of thousands of people have left the capital since Monday to check on relatives in rural areas or simply to get away from the ...

11:51 p.m.

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Suge Knight due in court for murder charge re-arraignment
Thursday's court appearance will be the first time Knight returns to court since Superior Court Ronald Coen determined earlier this month that he should ...

9 p.m.

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Girls, women rescued from Boko Haram need psychological care
The military was flying in medical and intelligence teams to evaluate the former captives, many of whom were severely traumatized ...

7:56 p.m.

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Nevada voter signature verification bill draws some critics
The Senate Legislative Operations and Elections Committee held a hearing Wednesday for AB462, which passed the Assembly on party lines this month and would make several changes to ...

7:21 p.m.

Police seek 2 ‘people of interest’ in west valley shooting
The men are people of interest in the shooting and killing Cassandra Lee Cassidy, 24, of Las Vegas ...

6:58 p.m.

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Latest on police-custody death: More protests in Ferguson
Several dozen people have demonstrated at a busy Houston intersection to protest the death of a black man in the custody of Baltimore police ...

6:48 p.m.

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Police: Moose fatally stabbed in Alaska park; 3 men arrested
The men were arraigned Wednesday in the death of the yearling moose Tuesday night near a bike trail in Anchorage's Russian Jack Springs Park. All three were arrested on charges of ...

5:57 p.m.

Is Chick-fil-A finally coming to Southern Nevada?
Is Chick-fil-A finally coming to Southern Nevada?
The popular chicken sandwich chain is in the process of buying a vacant 5,100-square-foot building near Galleria at Sunset mall in Henderson, landlord Julius Ballardini told the Las Vegas Sun ...

4:58 p.m.

Dick’s Sporting Goods coming to Fashion Show mall
The sports equipment and apparel retailer plans to open by ...

4:32 p.m.

Money the big thing as Mayweather, Pacquiao ready for fight
Money the big thing as Mayweather, Pacquiao ready for fight
Mayweather has spent as much time this week talking about the mansion in Las Vegas, the home in Miami and the private jet that seats 14 than he has about Manny ...

4:31 p.m.

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Aid begins arriving in Nepal’s remote quake-hit villages
Police said the official death toll in Nepal had reached 5,266 as of late Wednesday. That figure did not include the 19 people killed at Mount Everest — five foreign climbers and 14 Nepalese Sherpa guides — when the quake unleashed an avalanche at base camp ...

4:16 p.m.

School tour of South Dakota bank inadvertently trips alarm
Police officers who responded to what they thought was a robbery of a South Dakota bank found a school tour instead. Sgt. Dave Beintema told The Daily Republic newspaper that students were ...

4:13 p.m.

Denver-area school won’t let child eat cookies in lunchbox
A suburban Denver 4-year-old came home from school disappointed, with untouched Oreos and a note from her teacher. Denver news station KMGH-TV reports that preschooler Natalee Pearson told her mom Friday that ...

3:12 p.m.

Henderson Police say barricade situation resolved
Henderson Police say barricade situation resolved
A person barricaded in a home near Valle Verde and High View drives for more than three hours today after a domestic dispute has surrendered peacefully, Henderson Police said. Police were dispatched about ...

2:51 p.m.

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Officers describe hellish scene after theater shootings
Officers who rushed to the scene of the Colorado theater shooting entered a hellish world of bloody victims, noxious smells and blaring sounds — a gloomy darkness pierced by bright flashes from a fire alarm, police testified Wednesday. "It was dim, the movie was still playing, the alarm was going off," Aurora police officer Annette Brook told ..,

2:48 p.m.

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At empty Camden Yards, Orioles beat White Sox 8-2
In what was believed to be the first major league game played without fans in attendance, Chris Davis hit a three-run homer in a six-run first inning Wednesday and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2. The gates at Camden Yards were locked because ...

2:10 p.m.

Police seek suspect in armed robbery of business
Metro Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a suspect they say robbed a business April 23 in the area of Boulder Highway and Russell Road. A man was seen hanging around in ...

1:50 p.m.

Something important is happening in Nevada, and it’s bad for Rand Paul
Something important is happening in Nevada, and it’s bad for Rand Paul
A couple years ago, Nevada seemed to be Rand Paul's ace in the hole in the 2016 presidential race. That's looking less and less ...

1:23 p.m.

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Obama lives up to pledge to slow immigrant deportations
President Barack Obama has failed to live up to a campaign promise to push through immigration legislation, but he has met a post-election pledge to slow deportations with or without approval from Congress. Since October, the Homeland Security Department has sent home ...

1:17 p.m.

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FAA chief: Gyrocopter ‘indistinguishable’ from birds, kite
A small gyrocopter that flew through miles of the nation's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol was "indistinguishable" on radar from non-aircraft such as a flock of birds, a kite or a balloon, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told ...

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