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A Metro squad car blocks the road on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, near Mojave and Tompkins after a shooting involved a Metro officer. (Nathan O'Neal, News 3)
Knife-wielding man shot by officer identified 
The 46-year-old man armed with two butcher knives shot by a Las Vegas police officer has been identified as 46-year old Paul Herron. Herron was shot around 2:30 p.m. Sunday on the east side of the valley.
Driver flees scene of injury hit-and-run on west side; silver Ford Fusion sought
Metro police are seeking a silver Ford Fusion in another hit-and-run accident in the Las Vegas Valley.
(24 year-old Christopher Blalark)
Police make arrest in car wash hit-and-run injuring two
Metro police have made an arrest in the Dec. 11 hit-and-run accident that happened in a car wash parking lot injuring two employees.
State News
15 Nevada mine workers rescued after slide closes haul road
More than a dozen Nevada mine workers are safe after they spent a rainy night in their trucks when a slide blocked the exit road from the bottom of an open pit gold mine.
NV Energy turns over data on smart meters to state investigators
NV Energy has turned over more than 1,000 pages of documents to state regulators as part of an inquiry into whether smart meters it installed on over 1 million Nevada homes and businesses pose a fire risk.
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.
National News
Police across the country on high alert 
The New York City Police Department and other across the nation are on alert, fearful of copycat attacks following the ambush that killed two of their fellow officers over the weekend.
JOE COCKER (AP File Photo/Keystone, Fabrice Coffrini)
British rocker Joe Cocker dies of lung cancer at 70
Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of "With a Little Help From My Friends," the teary ballad "You Are So Beautiful" and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 70.
Christopher Wheeler was charged on with 25 counts of dealing in child pornography. (Police photo)
Ex-headmaster guilty in child porn case
A judge has convicted a former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school on all 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.
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
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich arrives for a court hearing at the Dirksen Federal Building on April 21, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Scott Olson, Getty Images)
Blagojevich brother: I was fed 'pawn' to get then-governor
The brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his sibling on charges that he attempted to sell President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.  (Jessica Kourkounis, Getty Images)
Late at night, Christie doing 2016 foreign policy homework
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been studying foreign policy in advance of a potential presidential run.
(File) (Inergize Digital)
North Korea skipping UN Security Council meeting
North Korea is angry again, refusing to participate in today's United Nations Security Council discussion about the reclusive nation's human rights record.
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
Utah celebrates its Las Vegas Bowl victory over Colorado State on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Sam Boyd Stadium. (Amber Dixon | MyNews3.com)
No. 23 Utah routs Colorado St. in Las Vegas Bowl
Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Terrance Broadway passed for 227 yards and a touchdown, Hunter Stover kicked three field goals and Louisiana-Lafayette defeated Nevada in the New Orleans Bowl 16-3 on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (NBC Sports via Twitter)
Louisiana-Lafayette tops UNR in New Orleans Bowl
Terrance Broadway passed for 227 yards and a touchdown, Hunter Stover kicked three field goals and Louisiana-Lafayette defeated Nevada in the New Orleans Bowl 16-3 on Saturday.
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.
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Knife-wielding man shot by officer identified 

Updated: 12/22/2014 5:15:00 PM

A Metro squad car blocks the road on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, near Mojave and Tompkins after a shooting involved a Metro officer. (Nathan O'Neal, News 3)
One dead after rollover near Lone Mountain, 215 

Updated: 12/22/2014 7:16:34 AM

One person is dead Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, after a rollover accident near Lone Mountain Road and the 215. (Bradford Boyer | MyNews3.com)
Teenage boy shot, killed near Pecos, Gowan

Updated: 12/22/2014 9:21:24 AM

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