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September 30, 2014

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  • Employees and friends wait behind a tape for word of loved ones as police investigate an incident at Vaughan Foods on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Moore, Okla. Police said Friday a man who had been fired from the food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official.
    Beheading suspect’s conversion surprised family
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Alton Nolen told relatives after his release from prison on drug and assault charges last year that he wanted to focus on getting his life in order. But postings on ...
  • Eric Jordan Young, shown with dancers Sarah Short, left, and Claudia Mitria, rehearses for his show "Shakin'," at Dance Factory on West Sahara Avenue, on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014.
    What’s ‘Shakin’? Eric Jordan Young’s fiery show at Sin City Theater
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Where driven and talented Eric Jordan Young resides today is the home where all artistic streets meet. ...
  • Singer John Legend, with model wife Chrissy Teigen, hosts at Haze on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Aria.
    Strip Scribbles: Haze at Aria to close? New Planet Hollywood shows, $1.65M auto at Barrett-Jackson
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Joe Vargas is reporting that the Light Group’s Haze nightclub in Aria will shut down after Halloween weekend, and it is closing indefinitely with remodeling plans canceled — at least for now. I’m also hearing that Gold Lounge will get a makeover.
  • Inmate dies at Valley Hospital
    Sept. 29, 2014
    An inmate from Clark County died Saturday at Valley Hospital, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. Jason Risner, 34, died of ...
  • Coroner IDs Las Vegas teen killed in drive-by shooting
    Sept. 29, 2014
    A local teen killed Sept. 21 in a drive-by shooting has been identified Jose Hernandez Pena. Pena, 17, was in a vehicle with four other people when ...
  • 2 weeks’ work set on new damage to I-15 near Bunkerville
    Sept. 29, 2014
    A Nevada transportation official says it could take two weeks and cost up to $2 million to repair a section of Interstate 15 damaged by flooding in recent days south of ...
  • A look at the fall display at the Conservatory & Botanical Gardens inside the Bellagio, Tuesday Nov. 12, 2013.
    Nine signs fall has come to Las Vegas
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Here's one: Traveling carnivals start popping up in grocery store parking lots ...
  • UNLV education major awarded Gov. Guinn scholarship
    Sept. 29, 2014
    UNLV senior Tara Leigh Myl received a financial boost in her goal to finish college without any debt, becoming the Southern Nevada recipient of the ...
  • Max Jacobson with fellow food critics John Curtas and Al Mancini.
    Max Jacobson makes appearance at Carson Kitchen fundraiser for him
    Sept. 29, 2014
    After months of rehabilitation in Denver, Omaha and here, food critic Max Jacobson made his first appearance back in town for the Chefs to the Max fundraiser for him at Kerry Simon’s downtown Carson Kitchen on Sunday night.
  • Festivino on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at the Palazzo Atrium.
    Festivino at Palazzo celebrates French chefs and old and new world wines
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Old and new world wines and delicious dishes from Master Chefs of France, some of them based here in Las Vegas, marked the return of Festivino, a full-bodied festival, at the Palazzo Atrium on Friday night.
  • A member of the Secret Service Uniformed Division with a K-9 walks along the perimeter fence of Pennsylvania Avenue on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, outside the White House in Washington, D.C.
    White House intruder got far past front door
    Sept. 29, 2014
    The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, the Washington Post and New York Times newspapers reported Monday. The disclosures came on the eve of a congressional oversight hearing with the director of the embattled agency assigned to protect the president's life. Citing unnamed sources — three people familiar with the incident ...
  • In this Nov. 3, 2012, file photo, comedian Tracy Morgan performs at "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only," a celebration of Murphy's career, at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.
    Wal-Mart: Tracy Morgan wasn’t wearing seatbelt, partly to blame for injuries
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on a highway in June are at least partly to blame for their injuries because they weren't wearing seatbelts, the company said in a court filing Monday. The filing was made in federal court in response to ...
  • This March 21, 2011, photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Alton Nolen, of Moore, Okla. Prison records indicate that Nolen, the suspect in the beheading of a co-worker at an Oklahoma food processing plant Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, had spent time in prison and was on probation for assaulting a police officer.
    Charges expected to be filed in Oklahoma beheading
    Sept. 29, 2014
    A prosecutor says he expects to file a charge of first-degree murder in the beheading of a woman at a food distribution center in an Oklahoma City suburb. Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn said he ...
  • Arkansas real estate agent missing, man arrested
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Authorities have arrested a man in the case of an Arkansas real estate agent who has been missing since last week. Little Rock police arrested 33-year-old Arron Michael Lewis on Monday morning. Lewis was ...
  • Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Researchers from the National Cancer Institute want to know how many past and present cancer cases in New Mexico may be related to the U.S. government's test of the world's first atomic bomb over a remote stretch of desert nearly 70 years ago. They are visiting the state this week and ...
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