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Probe detects cheating on standardized test at Kelly
An investigation by the Nevada Department of Education has determined standardized test answer sheets at a Las Vegas elementary school were altered by adults and led to skyrocketing scores from one year to the next.
Henderson police to host ‘Talk Shop with Cops’ meeting
Henderson residents are invited to meet the people behind the badge and learn more about what officers are doing to help keep the community safe.
Coroner IDs man found dead near Henderson airport
Authorities have identified a 25-year-old man found shot dead in a desert area in south Las Vegas this week.
State News
Hundreds pay respects to Joe Dini in Yerington
Several hundred people paid their respects at a funeral mass for Joe Dini in Yerington where the former, longtime Nevada Assembly speaker was described as a quiet, humble man who became a "legislative giant" during three decades in the legislature.
Senate confirms Nevada man for BLM post
A natural resource manager who grew up in Elko has been named director of the Bureau of Land Management.
State employment director takes job with higher ed
Nevada's director of employment, training and rehabilitation is leaving his post for a new job with the system of higher education.
National News
File photo of a man who has been arrested. (Graeme Robertson, Getty Images)
Two more charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father
Two more people have been charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father -- in addition to six others who were arrested last week during an FBI raid, during which the victim was rescued.
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Accused gunman pleads guilty to shooting in Virginia mall
The accused gunman who allegedly shot and wounded two women at a community college inside a Virginia mall almost exactly a year ago on Wednesday pleaded guilty to four felony charges.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute discovered new species of sponges living in the deepest depths of the Monterey Bay and marine biologists described them as
Researchers discover 'killer sponges' in Monterey Bay 
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute discovered new species of sponges living in the deepest depths of the Monterey Bay, and marine biologists described them as "killer sponges."
California News
California man finds body in abandoned freezer
Police in Northern California say a body was found inside a freezer at an abandoned auto shop.
Body of missing hiker found on Mount Tamalpais
Authorities say the body of a missing hiker has been found on Mount Tamalpais in Marin County.
Woman sentenced to prison in $25M health scam
The former owner of a Los Angeles medical equipment company has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for submitting nearly $25 million in bogus Medicare bills.
Political News
Ex-UN official sorry for doing nothing during Rwanda genocide
The man who was president of the U.N. Security Council 20 years ago, during the Rwanda genocide, apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that the extermination against the Tutsi minority was taking place.
Hundreds pay respects to Joe Dini in Yerington
Several hundred people paid their respects at a funeral mass for Joe Dini in Yerington where the former, longtime Nevada Assembly speaker was described as a quiet, humble man who became a "legislative giant" during three decades in the legislature.
West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin participates in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on 'the role of free enterprise in job creation' at the chamber May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C.  (Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)
West Virginia man accused of threatening US senator
A 49-year-old West Virginia man has been indicted on charges that he made four separate threats to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin last month, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
Weather News
High wind watch issued for Las Vegas Valley and Spring Mountains 
Strong winds are expected to develop late tonight over the Sierra and across the spring mountains into the Las Vegas valley by Saturday afternoon.
Round two: foot of snow headed for Sierra
The second round of a late-winter storm has moved into the Sierra.
Weekend storm could cause flooding due to Carpenter One wildfire 
People living near Mount Charleston are fearing the worst ahead of the coming rain this weekend. Our last big storm brought in lots of flooding and debris.
Sports News
UNLV commemorates Jerry Tarkanian with statue unveiling. The Jerry Tarkanian Legacy Project honors Hall of Fame coach's career and contributions to game of basketball, UNLV and Southern Nevada. During 19 years at the helm of the Runnin' Rebels (1973-1992), Tarkanian shaped an up-tempo and aggressive style that captivated fans. Posting a 509-105 (.829) record at UNLV, he took four teams to the NCAA Final Four, winning the national championship in 1990 in a 103-73 runaway over Duke — still the highest margin of victory in tournament championship game history. Wednesday, October 30, 2013. (Las Vegas News Bureau/Darrin Bush)
Tarkanian may head home soon after heart attack
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is up and moving around at a Las Vegas hospital and could go home this weekend after suffering a heart attack and contracting pneumonia.
Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win
Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
Young scores 43 to lead Lakers past Jazz, 119-104
Nick Young scored a season-high 43 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
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