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{FD} Jewelry heist suspect says he came to Las Vegas from Mexico

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Authorities are checking a 20-year-old man’s claim that he was brought from Mexico City to Las Vegas under threat that his family would be harmed to serve as lookout wearing a pig mask during a weekend smash-and-grab burglary at a casino jewelry store,… Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Bus shooting suspect says he feared larger passenger

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A man charged with killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker Las Vegas Strip transit bus told police he fired a gun because he felt threatened by a large male passenger who sat near him and was trying to scare with gunfire, according to a… Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Police have video from Vegas Strip bus shooting

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The Latest on a fatal shooting on a bus along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Tourists quickly return to Vegas strip after deadly weekend shooting

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The Las Vegas strip returned to normal after the deadly weekend shooting and barricade situation. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: ‘No apparent reason’ for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

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A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire “for no apparent reason” as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Police: ‘No apparent reason’ for Vegas shooting

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The Latest on a fatal shooting on a bus along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Montana man identified as Las Vegas Strip shooting victim

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Authorities say a Montana man was shot and killed on a Las Vegas bus before the gunman barricaded himself in the vehicle, shutting down the Strip for hours. Continue reading

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{FD} Vegas Strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

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A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a standoff that lasted hours before he finally surrendered. Continue reading

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{FD} Official: 1 dead in shooting along Vegas Strip

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A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip. Continue reading

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{FD} Suspect surrenders after Las Vegas shooting that left 1 dead

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A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Official: 1 dead in shooting along Vegas Strip

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The Latest on a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Vegas Strip shut down with gunman on bus

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A gunman barricaded himself inside a bus Saturday along the Las Vegas Strip, prompting a partial closure of the busy boulevard, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Gunshots fired at Bellagio hotel after burglary in high-end store

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Las Vegas police say they are investigating a burglary at a high-end retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Continue reading

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{FD} Nevada officials confirm first wolf in state since 1922

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The Nevada Department of Wildlife has confirmed the first sighting of a wolf in the state in nearly 100 years. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Vegas cabbie went to victim’s home after sex assault

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Police say a Las Vegas cabdriver went back to the customer he’d been accused of sexually assaulting while she was passed out and offered her money, flowers and apologies after surveillance video footage of the incident surfaced. Continue reading

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{FD} Vegas cab driver arrested after sex assault seen on video

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Officials say a Las Vegas cab company looking for a woman’s cellphone found, instead, surveillance video footage of their taxi driver sexually assaulting the customer while she was passed out. Continue reading

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{FD} Jury decides on death penalty in Vegas murder-mutilation

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A jury has decided that a 24-year-old man should become the youngest of 83 people on Nevada’s death row for the rape, murder and mutilation of a 15-year-old high school sophomore. Continue reading

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{FD} Vegas man accused of raping woman hours after he got out of jail

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A Nevada man was arrested on charges including sexual assault after police said he allegedly raped a Las Vegas woman within hours of his release from prison. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-MMA fighter convicted of kidnapping former girlfriend

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A Las Vegas jury on Monday found a former mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting his porn actress ex-girlfriend. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman’s burned body found in Vegas is ID’d; man arrested

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A woman’s burned body found in Las Vegas has been identified on the same day that a 22-year-old man was arrested and booked on a murder charge, according to police. Continue reading

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{FD} Vegas home invasion goes awry, captive breaks free and shoots intruder

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One suspect is dead and another injured and apprehended after a home invasion in Las Vegas took a surprising turn Monday night. Continue reading

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{FD} Teen girl’s burned body found at Vegas apartment complex

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There are many questions lingering after a teen girl was found dead at an apartment complex in Las Vegas. Continue reading

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{FD} Former court-ordered guardian indicted in massive fraud scheme

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A former court-ordered financial guardian in Las Vegas has been arrested and charged in an exploitation scheme involving more than $550,000 allegedly stolen from 150 people. Continue reading

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{FD} Ammon Bundy, leader of refuge standoff, sent back to Oregon

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Ammon Bundy, the leader of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge takeover, is back in Oregon. Continue reading

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{FD} Air Force faces pilot shortage, but training is a challenge

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The US Air Force is facing a shortage of pilots — but as Fox News learned firsthand, the training program can be both grueling and rewarding. Continue reading

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{FD} FBI aerial video showed to jury in Bundy ranch standoff trial

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Jurors got a unique perspective from the FBI Monday of an armed standoff developing in a dry river wash where six defendants are accused of wielding weapons to force federal agents to abandon a round-up of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle in April … Continue reading

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{FD} Las Vegas trial starts for 6 in Bundy ranch standoff

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Trial is opening in Las Vegas for six defendants accused of illegally wielding weapons to block a federal round-up of states’ rights advocate Cliven Bundy’s cows nearly three years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Las Vegas trial starting for 6 in Bundy ranch standoff

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Trial is opening in Las Vegas for six defendants accused of illegally wielding weapons to block a federal round-up of states’ rights advocate Cliven Bundy’s cows nearly three years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Thank you and stay safe’: 10-year-old boy sends letters to police across US

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When Jacob Rieger grows up, he wants to be a superhero. Continue reading

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{FD} Six men face trial in 2014 standoff near Bundy ranch

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Jury selection begins Monday in a Las Vegas federal court in the trial of six men stemming from an armed standoff near Cliven Bundy’s ranch three years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-Morgan Stanley financial adviser arrested in fraud case

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A former Morgan Stanley financial adviser was arrested in Nevada on Friday on charges in New York that he stole at least $5 million from several members of a wealthy family to live lavishly, including using private jets, authorities said. Continue reading

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{FD} Feds investigating explosive device found at Lake Mead

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The National Park Service is investigating a small explosive device that was found at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: California at heaviest snowpack in 22 years

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The Latest on drought-easing snowfall in California’s Sierra Nevada (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Vegas man indicted in San Francisco Chinatown leader’s death

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A Las Vegas man was has been charged with taking part in the 2006 murder of the leader of an organization with criminal ties in San Francisco’s Chinatown The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2jc2huq ) Wen Bing Lei was indicted by a federa… Continue reading

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{FD} Las Vegas-area school district restates sanctuary policy

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Amid stories of schoolchildren taunting classmates that they face deportation under a new president, school trustees in Las Vegas approved a measure Thursday to reassure students and families that they have immigration safe haven regardless of their ci… Continue reading

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{FD} Las Vegas-area school district taking up sanctuary question

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School trustees in Las Vegas, where almost half the students are Hispanic, are being asked to declare an immigration safe haven for students regardless of their citizenship status. Continue reading

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{FD} Utah man pleads guilty in double murder

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A man accused of killing two people during a string of crimes committed in Utah and Nevada with his girlfriend pleaded guilty Wednesday in a deal that lets him avoid the death penalty. Continue reading

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{FD} Vegas-area school district considering sanctuary declaration

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A Las Vegas school trustee wants the nation’s fifth-largest public school district to declare itself an immigration sanctuary for students and staff, regardless of their citizenship status. Continue reading

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{FD} California ski patroller dies at resort near Lake Tahoe

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A ski patrol member was killed Tuesday in an accident involving explosives used to artificially trigger an avalanche at a Lake Tahoe ski resort, resort officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Latest California storm goes out with a bang

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Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and trapping people in swamped vehicles. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Floods sweep through California mountain towns

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The Latest on winter storms in California (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Las Vegas casino company paying $7M to settle corrupt practices investigation

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Billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s casino company is paying almost $7 million to U.S. authorities to end a more than five-year corrupt practices investigation of the firm’s former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China, company and federal offici… Continue reading

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{FD} Tornado hits California as flood dangers surge

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A small tornado tore tree limbs and ripped awnings as a powerful band of thunderstorms moved through Northern California during the latest deluge to swell rivers and prompt evacuations over flood fears. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Avalanche alerts, snowfall close ski resorts

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The Latest on winter storms in California and Nevada (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Northern California, Nevada brace for more storms

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California officials opened a Sacramento dam for the first time in more than a decade and thousands of people remain under evacuation orders in Sonoma County as another storm swept into Northern California and Nevada on Tuesday after a weekend drenching. Continue reading

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{FD} Latest: California storm brings flooding, forces evacuations

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The Latest on winter storms in California and Nevada (all times local): 5 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Nevada high school football players target coach in lawsuit over bullying

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Three former Nevada high school football players have filed a federal lawsuit that says they had to leave the team after they challenged bullying from their coach. Continue reading

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{FD} Historic hollowed-out sequoia tree in California topples during rain storm

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A giant sequoia tree in California, most known for the huge tunnel carved through its center, toppled over the weekend during the spate of storms that plagued the northern part of the state. Continue reading

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{FD} High school football coach target of bullying lawsuit

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Three former Nevada high school football players have filed a federal lawsuit that says they had to leave the team after they challenged bullying from their coach. Continue reading

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{FD} Teacher accused in pupil sex case is dad of New Year’s baby

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A North Las Vegas high school substitute teacher and football coach was arrested in a student-sex case just days after he and his wife made news as parents of the area’s first New Year’s baby. Continue reading

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