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Vegas limo firm owner takes racketeering plea deal
A Las Vegas limousine company owner has pleaded guilty to a federal racketeering charge in a case that prosecutors say involved a multimillion-dollar prostitution, drug trafficking and fraud scheme.
Alesha Price (Sandra Gonzalez / KSNV News 3)
Company delivers free furniture to deserving families 
Walker Furniture is helping families in need feel at home by continuing its yearly tradition of giving away furniture.
Sexual assault suspect's statement: 'Nobody says no to Chris' 
One of the suspects in a case of child exploitation and sexual abuse told police she was a victim of domestic violence and threatened with her life.
State News
Off-duty Mesquite police officer saves child’s life 
Panicked parents in Mesquite are thanking an off-duty Mesquite police officer for saving their 3-year-old son's life Monday.
From left, Joe Burns, Scott Carrigan and Dan Johnson of Sensurion Aerospace prepare the Sensurion Aerospace Magpie commercial drone for a flight Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, near Boulder City, Nev. The planned flight was for an event to announce the FAA's first issuance of an unmanned aerial systems test site special airworthiness certificate.  (John Locher/AP Photo)
First drone in Nevada test program crashes in demo 
A drone testing program in Nevada is off to a bumpy start after the first unmanned aircraft authorized to fly without Federal Aviation Administration supervision crashed during a ceremony in Boulder City.
Cops: Tahoe teen's death due to act of nature, not foul play
Police say an autopsy shows a South Lake Tahoe teen's death was due to an act of nature when a tree fell on him during a fierce windstorm, not foul play.
National News
Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response 
President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal.
Crystal A. Diaz, a U.S. Border Patrol agent with the Tucson Sector in Arizona, rides her ATV while on patrol. (AP Photo/U.S. Border Patrol)
Homeland Security spends millions on overtime
According to this new report, there's still a significant amount of mismanagement and still a huge lack of oversite. The department hasn't been reporting its reviews to Congress and not every aspect of the department is doing reviews."
(Getty Images, Mario Tama)
US stocks edge higher after a big two-day rally
U.S. stocks are edging higher as the market comes off a massive two-day rally.
California News
3 detained, cited in Hollywood police protest
Police detained and cited three protesters for blocking Hollywood Boulevard during a demonstration against police violence.
Truck stops offer last-minute Christmas gifts 
Looking for a last minute gift? The presents your looking for may be at a truck stop.
Sierra mountain resorts ready for the holidays 
Recent snow has resorts in the Sierra mountains bracing for a boost in holiday traffic
Political News
The seal of the Environmental Protection Agency. (Alex Wong, Getty Images)
EPA sets first national standard for coal waste
The Obama administration has set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity. The regulation treats it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material.
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 19: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media during his last news conference of the year in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House December 19, 2014 in Washington, DC.  ((Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images))
Obama: Mistake to cancel movie release
As President Barack Obama sees it, a foreign dictator shouldn't be allowed to start censoring what Americans see and hear.
Hackers gloat over 'The Interview' cancellation in new email
Hackers have sent a new email to Sony Pictures Entertainment, praising the studio as "very wise" to cancel the release of "The Interview" and saying Sony's data is safe "as long as you make no more trouble."
Weather News
Farheen Sultana fights the wind and rain at Fifth and Santa Clara streets in San Jose, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. A new storm dumped more rain on already waterlogged parts of Northern California Monday, causing minor road flooding, scattered power outages and airport delays. (AP Photo/San Jose Mercury News, Gary Reyes)
Waterlogged Northern California gets more rain
A new storm dumped more rain on already waterlogged parts of Northern California causing minor road flooding, scattered power outages and airport delays.
(Denise Rosch/KSNV News 3)
First snowfall is good news for Las Vegas skiers 
Rain in the Las Vegas Valley has brought some much needed snow up in the area mountains creating a buzz among workers and visitors on Mount Charleston.
Extreme winds draw surfers to Lake Tahoe 
Surfers living near Lake Tahoe are taking advantage of the winds generated by a massive storm lashing the West Coast.
Sports News
Thunder hold off Kobe's Lakers 104-103 without KD
Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and hit a key jumper with 38 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame the absence of NBA MVP Kevin Durant for a 104-103 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Dodgers release reliever Brian Wilson
Brian Wilson has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, three days after the heavily bearded reliever was designated for assignment.
LA Kings erase 3-goal deficit, move past Blues 6-4
Jake Muzzin scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 11:02 to play, Marian Gaborik had two goals and two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied from an early three-goal deficit for a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.

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