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October 25, 2014

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  • Pussy Riot pair speaks at Vegas' Life is Beautiful

    5 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Members of the dissident Russian punk group Pussy Riot who spent months in jail say freedom is a big responsibility and they're obligated to use it to speak out against injustice. Group members Masha and Nadya ...

  • Ridesharing company Uber launches in Nevada

    7 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ridesharing company Uber launched in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City on Friday after months of rumors that included recruitment posts on Craigslist and cryptic front-page newspaper advertisements, but the company faces a battle with the ...

  • Officer shoots motorist after Calif.-Nevada chase

    7 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say a California Highway Patrol officer shot a 25-year-old motorist who tried to plow his sport utility vehicle through police cruisers blocking his escape after a more than two-hour, two-state interstate highway ...

  • Highway patrol: Motorcyclist dead in Pahrump crash

    7 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — A motorcyclist is dead and a motorist was hospitalized after a crash on a Nevada state highway in Nye County. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hixson says the fatal crash happened a little before 2 p.m. ...

  • Not much to say as Lakers move on without Nash

    8 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Lakers traded four draft picks to sign Steve Nash, his new teammates couldn't wait to talk about what might happen when Nash began distributing the ball to the likes of Kobe Bryant and Pau ...

  • 24-hour campaigning for Flores as Dem turnout lags

    8 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — After wrapping up a 24-hour string of campaign events in Las Vegas Friday morning that included stops at two colleges, a Las Vegas Strip Mexican restaurant and a wedding chapel, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Lucy Flores ...

  • Arizona police officer arrested in Nevada sex case

    9 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) LAUGHLIN, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer from Bullhead City, Arizona, was arrested on an a felony attempted sexual assault charge after he was accused of attacking a woman in a vehicle outside a bar in the Colorado ...

  • House Democrats on defense in Nevada

    11 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — National Democrats are buying ad time in Las Vegas to help a first-term incumbent who wasn't considered vulnerable just two weeks ago. A Democratic official says the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee would be partnering with Rep. Steve ...

  • Nevada man gets 8-20 years in webcam slaying case

    11 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 23-year-old former U.S. Army reservist has been sentenced to eight to 20 years in prison for shooting and killing a Henderson woman while they chatted with someone online a year ago. Colin Michael Lowrey's defense ...

  • Nevada jail DNA collection sees little pushback

    12 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A law that requires DNA samples from everyone arrested on a felony charge has drawn little attention in the nearly four months it has been in practice in Nevada, despite criticism that it would violate the ...

  • Dog rides Harley with Reno man; Moki bad to bone

    12 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — He's an internet sensation, featured on YouTube and USAToday.com. He brings smiles wherever he goes and has been known to spark spontaneous, paparazzi-like photo ops. Like a handful of celebrities, he goes by one name — ...

  • Coroner IDs woman dead in apparent getaway car

    13 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified an 18-year-old woman killed when an apparent getaway vehicle slammed into a light pole and a tree in Las Vegas. Clark County coroner's officials say Rajaunay Lasherie Davis of North Las Vegas was ...

  • Las Vegas police officer to fight Google porn case

    13 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer denies that a 37-year-old Las Vegas police officer knew there were pornographic images of children stored within his Google cloud account. James William Henry's defense attorney, Louis Schneider, said outside court Friday he thinks ...

  • Lucy Flores wraps 24-hour Lt. Gov. campaign blitz

    15 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Lucy Flores has wrapped up 24 straight hours of campaign events in a blitz to push more Nevada voters to the polls. Flores said Friday morning that she was exhausted and her ...

  • 1 dead, 1 hurt, 1 arrested after Reno knife fight

    16 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say one man is dead, a second man is injured and a third man is in jail after a fight in downtown Reno. Police say the incident happened about 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the 400 ...

  • Ridesharing company Uber launching in Nevada

    18 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — After months of rumors that included recruitment posts on Craigslist and cryptic front-page newspaper advertisements, ridesharing company Uber announced plans to launch in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City on Friday. Uber spokeswoman Eva Behrend said ...

  • Parents of girl dead after bullying sue district

    20 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The parents of a seventh-grader who shot herself dead last December are suing the Las Vegas-area school district, alleging that administrators failed to inform them that their daughter was bullied at her middle school. Jason and ...

  • Man gets 16 years in 2012 robbery spree in Vegas

    20 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 28-year-old Las Vegas man has been sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison for his role in four convenience store robberies within a 30-minute span on April 6, 2012. Attorney Daniel Bogden says ...

  • Life Is Beautiful fest takes over downtown Vegas

    20 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kanye West, the Foo Fighters and the Russian punk band Pussy Riot are coming to downtown Las Vegas this weekend for the Life is Beautiful festival. The second annual event kicks off Friday and runs through ...

  • Britney Spears to get Vegas key, 'Britney Day'

    20 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment says pop star Britney Spears will get a key to the Las Vegas Strip and celebrate with her own dedicated day. The Las Vegas-based casino giant announced Thursday it would host "Britney Day" at ...

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