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February 25, 2017

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  • Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 28 hurt
    Feb. 25, 2017
    Police Chief Michael Harrison said the suspect is being investigated for driving while intoxicated. Harrison was asked twice by the media if terrorism was suspected. While he didn't say "No" he did say it looks like a case of DWI. ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, center, accompanied by his wife, Melania Trump, right, shakes hands with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, after they both speak at the 71st annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York.
    Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring
    Feb. 25, 2017
    The annual fundraiser for college scholarships and venue for reporting awards mixes politicians, journalists and celebrities and is typically attended by the president and first lady. Remarks by a comedian, often roasting the president, and a humorous address by the president himself, often roasting the press and political opponents, have highlighted the event, which C-SPAN has carried live. ...
  • Three year old hit by SUV at Sunset Park
    Feb. 25, 2017
    First responders were dispatched about 1:50 p.m. to the park, 2601 East Sunset Rd., Metro Lt. Grant Rogers said. ...
  • Fire burns apartment building east of Strip
    Feb. 25, 2017
    Smoke billowing from the complex on Karen Avenue could be seen from the Green Valley area in Henderson. An exact location of the fire has not been provided. ...
  • Desert Pines celebrates after winning the high school basketball 3A state title game at Cox Pavilion on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.
    Desert Pines ends historic season with 69-46 win over Cheyenne
    Feb. 25, 2017
    Desert Pines continued its historic season this afternoon with a 69-46 win over Cheyenne in the 3A division state championship game. ...
  • Teachers describe state's evaluation law as 'unfair and inhumane'
    Feb. 25, 2017
    Hearing teachers tell it, however, the law is inherently flawed. For starters, standardized test results arrive long after the school year actually ends. By the time the teacher gets the results and the bad performance review, the students in question have already moved on to a different grade. ...
  • SWAT responds to man threatening his girlfriend's baby, police said
    Feb. 25, 2017
    The woman, who left the baby with the man while she went to work, called 911 when the man told her he would harm her 10 month old if she didn't come home, Rogers said. ...
  • One hospitalized, four displaced after Saturday fire
    Feb. 25, 2017
    One person was treated on scene and the other was hospitalized and was in stable condition this afternoon, officials said. Two children and two dogs were displaced. ...
  • Washoe wants to be among Nevada counties getting flood aid
    Feb. 25, 2017
    County Manager John Slaughter says in a statement that he'll ask the County Commission on Tuesday to declare an emergency in North Valleys, Lemmon Valley, Palomino Valley and Rancho Haven. ...
  • Reno shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injury; car seen living scene
    Feb. 25, 2017
    Police say a dark sedan was seen leaving the in the area of Smithridge Drive and Filbert Road following the shooting Friday night. ...
  • In poor Black Belt region, both fears and prayers over Trump
    Feb. 25, 2017
    During Barack Obama's eight years in office, folks who gathered for Bible studies or Sunday worship worried that someone would try to kill the nation's first black president, and they asked God to protect him. Today, those worshippers are asking the Almighty to instill Trump with a kind heart and give him understanding for people far outside the world of Manhattan real estate or reality TV. ...
  • Malaysia says autopsy shows nerve agent effects
    Feb. 25, 2017
    Police revealed Friday that the chemistry department detected the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent on the eyes and face of Kim Jong Nam, who was poisoned Feb. 13 at the Kuala Lumpur airport. Police have said two women, currently in custody, coated their hands with the chemical and wiped Kim's face with it. ...
  • Warren Buffett sticks to business, avoids politics in letter
    Feb. 25, 2017
    Buffett re-emphasized points he's made in the past, such as his advice to avoid high Wall Street fees by investing in low-cost index funds. And he again praised the country's market system for its ability to allow Americans to continue building "mind-boggling amounts" of wealth over time. ...
  • Final cleanup begins at Dakota Access pipeline protest camp
    Feb. 25, 2017
    Authorities this week cleared the last holdouts from the camp near the Standing Rock Reservation, which straddles the North Dakota and South Dakota border. Thousands of people stayed there before the area was buried in winter blizzards. ...
  • Arson suspected in Saturday condo fire
    Feb. 25, 2017
    Crews responded this morning to the 3500 block of Mercury Street, south of Gowan Road, just east of Interstate 15, officials said on Twitter. ...
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