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April 16, 2014

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  • Domestic dispute leads to stabbing, arson, police say
    April 15, 2014
    A couple’s quarrel launched an arson investigation and sent a man to the hospital Tuesday night. A man dumped gasoline on his apartment and set it on fire after ...
  • In this June 6, 2013, photo, a dealer waits as a gambler places chips on a roulette table at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City N.J.
    Casino reimburses players in tourney marred by fake chips
    April 15, 2014
    A New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered. More than 2,100 entrants who finished ...
  • Heck, challenger Bilbray-Kohn step up fundraising in House race
    April 15, 2014
    Taxes weren’t the only thing that needed filing on April 15; if you’re running for Congress this November, it was also the day to turn in the first election reports of the year. In the House ...
  • Metro investigates burned body found in LV backyard
    April 15, 2014
    Homicide detectives are investigating a burned body found late Tuesday afternoon in the backyard of a western Las Vegas Valley home. The body was discovered after ...
  • Police remove a body from the scene of a multiple fatal stabbing in northwest Calgary, Alberta, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police say five people are dead after the stabbing at a house party.
    5 dead in Calgary stabbing spree; student charged
    April 15, 2014
    A University of Calgary university student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party Tuesday that the police chief called the worst mass murder in ...
  • South Korean rescue helicopters fly over a South Korean passenger ship, trying to rescue passengers from the ship in water off the southern coast in South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
    Reports: Ferry with 471 people sinking off S. Korea
    April 15, 2014
    A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning ...
  • Michael King, center, president of King Sports, stands with heavyweight boxers Charles Martin and Alex Flores during a weigh-in Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif., for Wednesday's "Boxing at Baker" at the Baker Hangar in Santa Monica.
    TV mogul Michael King moves into boxing promotion
    April 15, 2014
    Michael King wants to rekindle the world's passion for boxing, and the television mogul believes he can make it happen by putting on a show. Spurred by his lifelong love of the sport, the executive who brought "Wheel of Fortune" and "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to audiences ...
  • North Las Vegas finalizing budget to submit to state
    April 15, 2014
    North Las Vegas administrators were finishing a tentative budget to submit to the Nevada Department of Taxation on Tuesday in a bid to avoid a state takeover of city finances and ...
  • Tom Bergeron, Derek Hough and Amy Purdy of Las Vegas on Season 18 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, April 14, 2014.
    Strip Scribbles: Jermaine Jackson on ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ and Amy Purdy on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
    April 15, 2014
    Donny Osmond and fellow judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Len Goodman praised Derek Hough and Amy Purdy, giving them 37 points out of 40, placing them third for the night. “I hope Disney will make their next princess like you,” said Carrie Ann.
  • O’Sheas’ booze sales are intoxicating; Sebastian De-Bachery at Mandalay Bay
    O’Sheas’ booze sales are intoxicating; Sebastian De-Bachery at Mandalay Bay
    April 15, 2014
    Former Planet Hollywood headliner Holly Madison is opening her burlesque-themed speakeasy 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque on Thursday evening at Mandalay Place, but she’s still holding the remote for a TV project ...
  • Stephen Dean Gordon, 45, left, and Franc Cano, 27, are under arrest on suspicion of killing four women in Orange County, Calif. Anaheim Police said detectives in Santa Ana and Anaheim launched a joint investigation after a naked body was found in the conveyor belt of a recycling plant last month. The probe led detectives to connect the men to her slaying, and the disappearance of three women who frequented a Santa Ana neighborhood known for drug dealing and prostitution.
    Police: GPS helped solve, didn’t deter killings
    April 15, 2014
    GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to ...
  • In this June 30, 1971, file photo, Jackie Robinson poses at his home in Stamford, Conn. Baseball holds tributes across the country on Jackie Robinson Day, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the 67th anniversary marking the end of the game's racial barrier.
    MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut
    April 15, 2014
    Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in ...
  • A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
    Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line
    April 15, 2014
    A man behaving suspiciously near the Boston Marathon finish line dropped a backpack containing a rice cooker. He was taken into custody ...
  • A group of people holds signs protesting the New York Police Department’s program of infiltrating and informing on Muslim communities during a rally near police headquarters in New York, Aug. 28, 2013.
    N.Y. police nix unit that spied on Muslims
    April 15, 2014
    A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded. Detectives assigned to the unit had been ...
  • A view of the Hoover Dam Wednesday, January 16, 2013.
    Work on Hoover Dam Access Road to cause delays
    April 15, 2014
    Motorists traveling to and from the Hoover Dam are expected to face delays this week while the Hoover Dam Access Road undergoes repairs. Nevada Department of Transportation put traffic restrictions on …
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