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November 23, 2017

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  • Salvation Army looking for participants in needle mishap

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Salvation Army in Las Vegas is working to locate people who may have been involved in a needle mishap. KLAS-TV reports two students in the health program at Southern Utah University led a free health ...

  • Marrow, Hampton beat winless NAU in Las Vegas Invitational

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jermaine Marrow had 19 points, six rebounds, eight assists and four steals to help Hampton beat winless Northern Arizona 76-66 on Thursday in the Las Vegas Invitational. Hampton led by as many as 19 points in ...

  • Man dies in crash on Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol says one man is dead following a crash on Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas. Highway Patrol spokesman trooper Jason Buratczuk (bur-AH'-chek) says the man was driving a sport utility vehicle southbound ...

  • 22K Nevada residents sign up for health insurance so far

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal health officials say more than 22,500 people in Nevada have signed up for insurance through the online marketplace in the first two and a half weeks of open enrollment. The Healthcare.gov marketplace run by the ...

  • Las Vegas pot dispensaries also offering Black Friday deals

    3 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Big-box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries in the area are rolling out deals, too. The Las Vegas Sun reports more than 40 dispensaries ...

  • Sheriff: Las Vegas shooting gunman fired over 1,100 rounds

    4 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The top lawman in Las Vegas says the gunman who killed dozens of people at a concert last month fired more than 1,100 rounds. The newly released estimate from Sheriff Joe Lombardo offers more detail about ...

  • 2 teens say no one stopping racist bullying in Nevada town

    5 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) YERINGTON, Nev. (AP) — Two students at a rural northern Nevada high school and their parents say they're being bullied because they're black. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that administrators at Yerington High School say they're doing what they can. But ...

  • Police begin internal probe into 2 children left for dead

    22 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say they have opened an internal investigation after two children were left for dead for several hours. The deceased girl and her severely injured brother were found Monday morning at an extended-stay ...

  • Frontier Airlines flying nonstop from Reno to Denver

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Frontier Airlines has begun a new nonstop service from Reno to Denver just in time for the Thanksgiving weekend. Frontier will fly nonstop between Reno and Denver three times a week. It launched the new service ...

  • Nevada man accused of domestic battery; took victim to ER

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — A 40-year-old Gardnerville man suspected of domestic battery has been arrested after authorities say he dropped off an injured woman at an emergency room and drove away. James McNeill was being held Wednesday in the Douglas ...

  • Man suffers burns in Las Vegas house fire

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — An early morning house fire in Las Vegas has sent one man to the hospital. Deputy Clark County Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan says the unidentified man suffered a burn injury in Wednesday's fire at the single-family ...

  • Utah shooting suspect arrested in Nevada

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 31-year-old man once considered Public Enemy No. 1 by the Salt Lake City Gang Unit has been arrested in Nevada as a suspect in a shooting in northern Utah. Authorities say Eddie Angela Samora led ...

  • Nevada stays unbeaten with 81-68 win over Davidson

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Caleb Martin knocked down 9 of 15 shots from the field and finished with a career-high 26 points to help Nevada remain unbeaten with an 81-68 win over Davidson on Tuesday night. Josh Hall added 17 ...

  • Allegiant and union agree on contract for flight attendants

    1 day, 22 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flight attendants at Allegiant Air will vote on a labor contract that their union reached after six years of negotiations and one rejected agreement. The Transport Workers Union said Tuesday that a tentative agreement with Allegiant ...

  • Nevada condemned inmate complains of death penalty delay

    2 days, 2 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada death row inmate whose execution was postponed last week is complaining to a judge that he's suffering what he calls an open-ended and unnecessary delay. State prisons spokeswoman Brooke Keast said Tuesday that Scott ...

  • Nevada's recreational pot sales top September projection

    2 days, 2 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest data shows Nevada recreational marijuana sales continue to surge. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports data released Monday by the Nevada Department of Taxation says the state's licensed and regulated cannabis dispensaries sold approximately $27.7 ...

  • Analysis: Las Vegas ZIP code holds the most drone hobbyists

    2 days, 3 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Researchers say the ZIP code containing the highest number of registered hobbyist drone users in the country is in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports drone researchers at Bard College in New York analyzed data ...

  • Nevada asking feds for $11.3 million for children's health

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada is asking the federal government for $11.3 million to continue the state's Children's Health Insurance Program while Congress decides if it will renew funding for the decades-old program. State Health and Human Services spokeswoman Chrystal ...

  • Despite Oct. 1 shooting, Vegas airport logs record numbers

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say a tally of travelers shows the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history didn't deter people from flying into and out of Las Vegas. McCarran International Airport reported Thursday that October edged out July ...

  • Las Vegas man killed after chasing dog on Colorado's I-25

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A man from Las Vegas is dead after chasing after a dog that ran onto Interstate 25 in northern Colorado. The Colorado State Patrol says 39-year-old Jason Schaefer was riding in a pickup with a ...

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