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March 27, 2015

3:57 p.m.

Hang gliding accident near Jean kills instructor, 11-year-old boy
Hang gliding accident near Jean kills instructor, 11-year-old boy
An 11-year-old boy and a man are dead after a hang gliding accident on a dry lake bed near Jean. The man, a hang gliding instructor, was in the air with the boy when ...

3:14 p.m.

Lawyer: 'Indifference' led to inmate death, prison silence
Lawyer: 'Indifference' led to inmate death, prison silence
A four-month wait for information about the death of a Nevada prison inmate who a witness said was handcuffed when he was shot to death by a guard stemmed from ...

2:18 p.m.

Nevada jobless rate steady after first increase in years
Nevada's unemployment rate stayed the same in February, after the first monthly increase was reported in years. The state's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday that ...

2:03 p.m.

Gun owned by agent who toppled Al Capone headed to Las Vegas museum
Gun owned by agent who toppled Al Capone headed to Las Vegas museum
The gun is a triumph of American craftsmanship from the early 20th century, its sleek barrel familiar to anyone raised on the movies of Bogart and Cagney, "Scarface" and "Little Caesar." Except this Smith & Wesson .38 special has real-life stories to tell, stories of ...

12:30 p.m.

Coroner IDs man, 45, found dead in vacant lot
A man found dead in a vacant lot Wednesday night has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 45-year-old Carlos Humberto Vasquez. Metro Police found Vasquez’s body about 6 p.m. in ...

12:18 p.m.

Henderson school locked down after report of nearby gunshot
Henderson school locked down after report of nearby gunshot
Dooley Elementary School was locked down for about three hours today as officers investigated a report of a gunshot in the area, Clark County School District Police said. Someone reported hearing a shot about ...

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Motorcyclist critically injured in southeast valley crash
A motorcyclist was in critical condition this morning after colliding with a car in the southeast valley, Metro Police reported. The crash happened about 7:50 a.m. near ...

9:48 a.m.

Photo: Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev) attends a speech on immigr
A timeline of Sen. Harry Reid’s political career
A timeline of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's political career, from his early years in the Nevada Legislature to his election to Congress, where he served five terms in the Senate and served as party leader before announcing he would not seek re-election in 2016.

2 a.m.

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8 things to do in Las Vegas before it gets too hot
Summer is coming ...

Thursday

March 26, 2015

4:24 p.m.

Sandoval blasts Las Vegas business group over tax study
Sandoval blasts Las Vegas business group over tax study
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he's disappointed in the state's largest business organization after it issued a report critical of a proposed ...

3:18 p.m.

Police: Gun threat that spurred Summerlin school lockdown was hoax
Police: Gun threat that spurred Summerlin school lockdown was hoax
The lockdown has been lifted at a Summerlin elementary school after police investigated a call that someone with a gun would be coming to the school ...

2:43 p.m.

Coroner IDs man killed in apparent home invasion
A man killed in what Metro Police called an apparent home invasion Monday night has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as ...

2:07 p.m.

Coroner IDs man dead after crash into pole
A man pronounced dead Tuesday after the car he was driving hit a light pole and fence near West Lake Mead and North Martin Luther King boulevards has been ...

1:26 p.m.

Las Vegas doctor takes plea deal in drug party case
A Las Vegas doctor has taken a plea deal after being accused of supplying drugs at elaborate theme parties on the Strip and at home. Court records show 47-year-old orthopedic surgeon Andrew Scott Martin pleaded guilty to ...

1:05 p.m.

Bicyclist dies after being injured in hit-and-run last month
A bicyclist injured in a hit-and-run crash on Boulder Highway last month died Saturday, Metro Police said. Gerald Scrimshire, 55, of Las Vegas was riding ...

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