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October 24, 2014

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  • California police chase ends with shooting in Jean
    Oct. 23, 2014
    A California car chase ended in Jean Thursday evening as a man who tried to outrun police was shot. California Highway Patrol officers were in pursuit of a Toyota FJ Cruiser ...
  • Workers bring roofing material to start temporary repairs on the roof of the Carl's Towing building, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 in Longview, Wash. A rare tornado ripped down power lines and damaged property Thursday in the city of Longview in Washington state.
    Rare tornado rips roofs in Washington state
    Oct. 23, 2014
    A rare tornado has ripped roofs off several buildings, uprooted trees and shattered windows in the southwest Washington city of Longview, but there were no ...
  • The Trump Taj Mahal casino and resort is pictured Sept. 10, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J.
    Carl Icahn says Trump Taj Mahal likely to close
    Oct. 23, 2014
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino "will almost certainly close." The would-be purchaser of the casino told the Associated Press on Thursday night that the casino's finances are ...
  • Family of abused boy gets GOP to change attack ad
    Oct. 23, 2014
    The Minnesota Republican Party scrambled Thursday to revise a television ad that accuses Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton of incompetence after the grandmother of a 4-year-old boy whose death was highlighted in the spot complained it was ...
  • In this April 1, 2014, photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash (10) drives around Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams during the first half in Los Angeles. The Lakers announced Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, that Nash has been ruled out for the upcoming season with a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP’s career in doubt.
    Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury
    Oct. 23, 2014
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season with a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP's career in doubt. The Lakers and Nash announced their joint decision Thursday, less than a week before ...
  • The entrance to Bellevue Hospital in New York, Oct. 23, 2014. A doctor in New York City who recently returned from West Africa was rushed to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday and placed in isolation while doctors await the return of tests to determine whether he has the Ebola virus.
    After first Ebola case in New York City, 3 others are quarantined
    Oct. 23, 2014
    A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea became the first person in the city to test positive for the virus, setting off ...
  • Sauber driver Adrian Sutil of Germany, left, and Caterham driver Marcus Ericsson of Sweden steer their cars during the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the 'Sochi Autodrom' Formula One circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.
    Strip Scribbles: Grand Prix street race, Santana, UFC, Buffalo Trace Whiskey
    Oct. 23, 2014
    Motorsports insiders are whispering that a Grand Prix race may well be organized for the streets of our city. Pitpass and Autoweek blogs report that F1 track designer Hermann Tilke has already visited Las Vegas several times.
  • Eric Jordan Young sings during a performance of the Broadway-based open mic and variety show Cast Party on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center.
    EJY summons Flip Wilson, but ‘Shakin’’ is no flippant effort
    Oct. 23, 2014
    Eric Jordan Young has talent that spans all time. His goal today is to both remind and indoctrinate fans of what a multitalented entertainer looks and sounds like onstage. ...
  • Weekend best bets: Life Is Beautiful, Jimmy Buffett and ALS Walk and Roll
    Weekend best bets: Life Is Beautiful, Jimmy Buffett and ALS Walk and Roll
    Oct. 23, 2014
    Life is beautiful, indeed. Downtown Las Vegas’ astutely named festival hits town for a second year this weekend, with the stars and up-and-comers of music, food and learning convening for three days of festivities.
  • Nebraska students charged in alcohol death
    Oct. 23, 2014
    Authorities say several University of Nebraska-Lincoln students in a fraternity face felony charges in the alcohol-related death of ...
  • In this June 30, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, pauses while making a statement about immigration reform in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C.
    Poll: Hispanic support of Democrats dipping
    Oct. 23, 2014
    Hispanic voters are increasingly frustrated with the federal impasse over immigration reform and are souring on Democrats, according to a new poll that also offers insights into the 2016 presidential race.
  • In this frame grab taken from video, an unidentified man approaches New York City police officers with a hatchet, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in the Queens borough of New York. The man injured two with the hatchet before the other officers shot and killed him.
    Police: Hatchet-wielding suspect shot by officers
    Oct. 23, 2014
    A hatchet-wielding man attacked a group of patrol officers in a busy commercial district in Queens on Thursday, injuring two before the other officers shot and killed him, New York City police said. A bystander was wounded in ...
  • In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, associate director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room, in the Emergency Room of the hospital, during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients in New York. A doctor who recently returned to New York City from West Africa is being tested for the Ebola virus.
    Doctor who visited Africa tested for Ebola in NYC
    Oct. 23, 2014
    A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa was being tested Thursday for ...
  • Joseph Lawrance
    DUI arrest for Henderson cop driving wrong way on highway
    Oct. 23, 2014
    A Henderson police officer was arrested this morning on a driving under the influence charge after he reportedly drove the wrong way on U.S. 95. Nevada Highway Patrol received a report about ...
  • Report: Apex Industrial Park could create 57,960 jobs
    Oct. 23, 2014
    North Las Vegas has big plans for the 7,000 acre Apex Industrial Park north of the city that could create thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic impact. But getting ...
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