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November 21, 2014

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  • 1 hurt in 3-vehicle wreck on I-15 near Sahara
    Nov. 21, 2014
    Drivers are running into delays on Interstate 15 after a wreck involving two cars and a tractor-trailer this afternoon, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Officials received a report about ...
  • Unarmed man killed by police in NY housing complex
    Nov. 21, 2014
    A rookie police officer walking with his gun drawn in a darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex accidentally shot and killed a man who was leaving the building with his girlfriend, authorities said Friday. The shooting of ...
  • Man gets 18 months for Subway cash register hacks
    Nov. 21, 2014
    A man who hacked into computerized cash registers at Subway sandwich shops and stole more than $40,000 in gift cards has been sentenced in Boston to 18 months in prison. U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns also sentenced 46-year-old Lake Elsinore, California, resident Shahin Abdollahi to ...
  • Death recommended in torching of ex-girlfriend
    Nov. 21, 2014
    A jury on Friday recommended the death penalty for a man who shot his ex-girlfriend and lit her on fire in front of her five children in her California home. Tyrone Harts, 41, of Riverside was convicted last month of murder, attempted murder and five counts of ...
  • President Obama speaks on immigration at Del Sol High School Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
    After the speech: What politicians, activists had to say about Obama's Las Vegas appearance
    Nov. 21, 2014
    So, how did he do? Here's a round up of reaction and analysis from both sides of the political spectrum, plus a deeper look at who exactly is affected by all this ...
  • Police: 1 person stabbed, another barricaded in house downtown
    Nov. 21, 2014
    Officers are responding to a barricade situation downtown related to a stabbing, Metro Police said. Police received reports about noon of a stabbing in the 2100 block of Santa Paula Drive, near ...
  • In this Sept. 12, 2012, file photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.
    House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories
    Nov. 21, 2014
    A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees. Debunking a series of persistent allegations hinting at ...
  • Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory
    Nov. 21, 2014
    Stocks are pushing further into record territory as investors welcome a move by China to stimulate its economy by lowering interest rates. Hints from the head of Europe's central bank that it might step up its own stimulus efforts also put investors in ...
  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response
    Nov. 21, 2014
    United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a government shutdown. Their remedy was far from clear. Republicans weighed filing a lawsuit. Or trying to block funding for ...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, speaks during her keynote remarks at the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves summit, Friday Nov. 21, 2014 in New York.
    Democrats preparing for Hillary Clinton campaign
    Nov. 21, 2014
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's strongest supporters held a strategy session Friday to prepare for her 2016 presidential bid, even though she has yet to say whether she will run. Ready for Hillary, a Democratic super political action committee unaffiliated ...
  • Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is courtside for the Rebels' home opener versus Morehead State on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.
    Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian remains in hospital
    Nov. 21, 2014
    Family members say Naismith Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian remains hospitalized in stable condition at a Las Vegas hospital where he's being treated for pneumonia. His son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Amy Tarkanian, said Friday that ...
  • Usher performs during the 2012 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2012.
    Celebrity preview: Usher, Jane’s Addiction, Steve Angello, Scott Disick, Miss Nevada
    Nov. 21, 2014
    Is anybody skating on thin ice this pre-Thanksgiving Weekend? Perhaps so! Macau is far away, but beloved boxer Manny Pacquiao is expected to have a tough fight against Chris Algieri, who has been training the past month here at the Venetian.
  • Marine with robotic leg braces to get Bronze Star
    Nov. 21, 2014
    Capt. Derek Herrera wanted to remain on active duty after a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan left him paralyzed two years ago. Now he plans to retire from the Marine Corps, but not before walking across a stage with robotic leg braces to ...
  • $139M deal reached in L.A. school molestation case
    Nov. 21, 2014
    he Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end all remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous counts of lewd conduct against his students, according to the settlement announced Friday. The settlement involving ...
  • Proceeds from taco sale, cafe purchases to pay for crash victims’ funeral costs
    Nov. 21, 2014
    Fundraisers are planned to help pay for funeral costs of crash victims.
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