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December 4, 2016

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  • Fire at Las Vegas apartment building is under investigation

    2 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Firefighters say a cause of a blaze at an apartment building on Las Vegas' east side is under investigation. Crews responded about 10 a.m. Sunday after fire dispatchers received several calls that a unit on the ...

  • Houston will face San Diego State in Dec. 17 Las Vegas Bowl

    3 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Houston will face San Diego State in the Dec. 17 Las Vegas Bowl. Bowl officials announced the matchup Sunday as Houston (9-3) accepted the at-large invitation to play the Mountain West champion Aztecs (10-3). The Cougars ...

  • Century of Clark County public records could go online

    5 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A century of public records could go online in Clark County. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2grrL4g) documents related to plans for nuclear waste storage at Yucca Mountain are among the records that would be digitally ...

  • Las Vegas Metro Police: Driver is dead after rollover crash

    8 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Metro police are investigating a rollover crash that left a man dead in the southwest part of town. They say the collision occurred at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday in the Mountains Edge community. Police ...

  • Nevada dominates Bradley, rolls to 91-69 win

    20 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Caroline and D.J. Fenner combined for 44 points as Nevada dominated Bradley 91-69 in the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge on Saturday. Caroline had a career-high 23 points on 6-of-9 shooting. Fenner, who had 13 points ...

  • Carson City Public Works uses drone for data collection

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Carson City Public Works officials are getting a bird's-eye view of their projects and property thanks to a small drone they think will help save them lots of money in the future. The Nevada Appeal ...

  • UNLV gulps at higher cost of hosting presidential debate

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — UNLV President Len Jessup says university officials should think twice before hosting another presidential debate now that they know the pricetag for providing the venue for the Oct. 19 faceoff between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. ...

  • Las Vegas police investigate fatal shooting of teen at shop

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating the fatal shooting of a teenager by an employee at a smoke shop during what a police spokesman says may have been an attempted robbery. According to Dan McGrath of Metro ...

  • Fire heavily damages vacant Las Vegas apartment building

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas say a fire heavily damaged a vacant downtown apartment building and that the cause is under investigation. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says there were no injuries from the Friday night fire ...

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. reflects on long concussion recovery

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The longer Dale Earnhardt Jr. couldn't drive because of the debilitating effects of a concussion, the more uptight he became. The stress slowed his brain's healing process, leading to more anxiousness and lingering symptoms. It was ...

  • Johnson, Stewart, Earnhardt honored as NASCAR closes 2016

    1 day, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson was celebrated Friday night for winning his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title, while Tony Stewart was seen off into retirement and Dale Earnhardt Jr. told his adoring fans he'll be ready to race ...

  • Reno man, 80, gets life in prison for wife's 2014 murder

    2 days ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — An 80-year-old Reno man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison after admitting he fatally stabbed his wife two years ago and was convicted of first-degree murder. Washoe District Judge Elliott Sattler sentenced ...

  • Reno woman wrongfully imprisoned 35 years wants compensation

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A lawyer for a 67-year-old woman imprisoned 35 years for a Reno murder she didn't commit says authorities in Nevada and Louisiana who helped convict her now are doing everything they can now to keep her ...

  • UNLV math instructor issues apology about immigration posts

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A part-time math instructor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has issued an apology for social media posts saying he'd tell immigration authorities about students in his class who are in the U.S. illegally. The ...

  • Henderson police arrest 3 women for Victoria's Secret thefts

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Henderson police say they have arrested three women for stealing $10,000 worth of merchandise from a Victoria's Secret store. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2gQArzB ) that public information officer Michelle French says the women were ...

  • Jailed man told Vegas police he can't recall fatal shooting

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man accused of killing a 20-year-old he took in from a homeless shelter and identified as his son told Las Vegas police he didn't remember a shooting and wasn't sure if the two were really ...

  • Officials in Vegas welcome Hainan Airlines flight from China

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A little glitz and a sampling of a Las Vegas Strip dance and acrobatic performance are marking the arrival of the first direct commercial airline flight from mainland China to Las Vegas. Area elected and tourism ...

  • Vegas man gets 35 years to life in prison for sexual assault

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man has been sentenced to at least 35 years in prison for sexually assaulting a young girl. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2gIC8i0 ) that 47-year-old Paul Roberts on Thursday was sentenced to ...

  • Happy, healthy Stewart leaving NASCAR so he can race more

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tony Stewart sat in a casino ballroom wearing a coat and tie he no doubt wanted to rip off and brushed off a question about whether he was happy his NASCAR career was over. "It's not ...

  • New lawsuit alleges disabled child abuse at Reno-area school

    2 days, 7 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Another Reno-area family is suing the Washoe County School District, alleging their child with disabilities was abused when he was punished by a classroom aide six years ago. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports (http://on.rgj.com/2gQaBLS ) the case ...

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