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April 25, 2017

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April 25, 2017

1:19 p.m.

School bus crash in Kentucky injures 14 students and driver
A school bus crash in southeast Kentucky has injured 15 people after the driver swerved off the road to avoid hitting a deer. Chief Deputy Tony Eversole of the Perry County Sheriff's Office says the single-vehicle crash occurred ...

1:17 p.m.

Wild monkey spotted in central Florida neighborhood
Wildlife officials are warning central Florida residents to stay away from wild monkeys after one was spotted in the area. A rhesus monkey was spotted over the weekend in the ...

12:24 p.m.

Man injured in random knife attack dies, police say
Man injured in random knife attack dies, police say
A man severely wounded in a random knife attack that left another person dead last week has succumbed to his injuries, according to Metro Police. Police said they were notified Monday evening that ...

11:56 a.m.

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1:23 p.m.

Police: Baby shot in hand through apartment wall
Police: Baby shot in hand through apartment wall
A gunshot fired through the wall of a Las Vegas apartment hit a 4-month-old baby in the hand this morning, according to Metro Police. The child was taken to ...

10:36 a.m.

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Drake named world's most popular recording artist in 2016
Drake was the world's most popular recording artist in 2016, as the growth of music streaming gave global music sales their biggest boost in 20 years. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry said Tuesday that Drake had the years' best-selling single, with ...

10:31 a.m.

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Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash
Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi" co-star might have died of drugs or alcohol was a response to media reports. Authorities in Indiana said Monday that Moran likely died from cancer at her home on ...

10:09 a.m.

Driver fatally shot after police pursuit around LA County
The driver of a stolen car who led police on a high-speed pursuit across southeast Los Angeles County on Tuesday morning was fatally shot by police after turning down a road that led to a closed gate and trying to ...

9:40 a.m.

99-year-old golfer makes first hole-in-one
Golfweek reports that a 99-year-old man made his first hole-in-one at ...

9:35 a.m.

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10:31 a.m.

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Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to break U.S. law when he failed to seek permission or inform the government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of ...

9:32 a.m.

Negotiators make progress on bill to keep government open
Congressional and White House negotiators made progress Tuesday on a must-pass spending bill to keep the federal government open days ahead of a deadline as President Donald Trump indicated that U.S. funding for a border wall with Mexico could ...

9:30 a.m.

Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers
Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield ...

9:09 a.m.

Bicyclist killed in crash with RTC bus
A bicyclist collided with a Regional Transportation Commission bus and was killed this morning in the northeast valley, according to Metro Police. The crash happened about ...

9:04 a.m.

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash
Former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules was arrested early Tuesday, accused of fleeing the scene of a deadly crash on a highway a few miles from his northern Iowa farm. The Iowa State Patrol reports that a pickup truck rear-ended a tractor in ...

9 a.m.

Photo: Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets ready for practice
NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season
Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base. Colorful, candid and talented, Earnhardt has been plagued by concussions the last several years and ...

8:52 a.m.

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Ivanka Trump defends father, brushes aside groans in Berlin
Ivanka Trump brushed aside groans and hisses Tuesday over her father's track record and defended his attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing as ...

8:20 a.m.

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting in North Las Vegas
A 23-year-old suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of man in North Las Vegas. Police say Jeffery Moore has been booked on suspicion of ...

2 a.m.

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Like desert sands, Las Vegas resorts continue to shift
Strip resorts of the future will probably look quite different. The casino floor, for one thing, will most likely be smaller. But Las Vegas and its huge integrated resorts should continue to succeed, if only because they are so good at listening to their customers. Those were among the observations of a handful of casino design experts who gathered recently to discuss the role architecture and design have played in transforming Las Vegas from a gambling-based, desert curiosity into ...

12:05 a.m.

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9:24 a.m.

Last words haunt surviving teen's sentencing in fatal fire
In the last moments of his 14-year life, Joe Phillips dialed his friend's cellphone, cursing in panic. He was trapped by flames that had gotten out of control during what had been a summer afternoon of ...

Monday

April 24, 2017

6:38 p.m.

U.S. judge temporarily blocks 2nd Arkansas execution
Arkansas executed inmate Jack Jones Monday night and prepared for another lethal injection in what would be ...

5 p.m.

Gunshot fired near Cimarron-Memorial High School
No one was injured when a gunshot was fired near Cimarron-Memorial High School Monday afternoon ...

4:45 p.m.

2 sought after woman they dropped off at hospital dies
Metro Police are searching for two people who dropped off an injured woman at MountainView Hospital and later died ...

3:35 p.m.

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Bacterial infection forces Elton John to cancel May shows
Elton John has canceled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights. John is scrapping all upcoming April and May dates of ...

3:24 p.m.

San Diego man wins $1 million at the Flamingo
San Diego man wins $1 million at the Flamingo
A San Diego man won $1 million at the Flamingo Las Vegas recently, hitting a diamond six-card royal flush jackpot at the Crazy 4 Poker table ...

1:33 p.m.

Couple charged in shooting outside Seattle right-wing event
Prosecutors on Monday charged a couple in connection with a shooting during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington in January. Elizabeth Hokoana, 29, was charged with first-degree assault with ...

12:58 p.m.

Photo: Caitlyn Jenner poses for a portrait on Monday, Apr
Caitlyn Jenner talks of suicide, secrets in new book
Caitlyn Jenner opened up Monday about her frank new memoir detailing her now 2-year-old transition and the bumps along the way, including ...