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Metro makes an arrest in deadly parking lot shooting
Police say 22-year-old Jonathan Perez is charged with first degree murder, possession of a gun by a prohibited person and the discharge of a gun in a prohibited area.
Plans for new downtown Summerlin residential complex announced
The Howard Hughes Corporation has revealed plans for the first multi-family residential development in the 400-acre Downtown Summerlin.
Sheriff hopeful accused of campaign sign theft 
Authorities in Nevada say a candidate for sheriff in rural Nye County was arrested in a campaign sign theft case.
State News
Mesquite Mayer Mark Wier
Mesquite mayor announces resignation
Mesquite Mayor Mark Wier announced he is stepping down from his post on May 12.
Oscar Mayer hot dogs recalled for improper labels
Kraft Foods Group is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages.
Nevada among highest payday loan rates: 521% annually
According to a report, Nevada, Idaho and Utah have among the nation's highest interest rates for payday loans.
National News
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Corrections officer taken hostage by inmates at Ohio jail
A corrections officer was taken hostage by inmates at an Ohio county jail on Wednesday, as officials said three prisoners grabbed and handcuffed the officer at the Trumbull County Jail in Warren.
File photo of a death chamber. (Joe Raedle, Getty Images )
Florida executes man convicted of murdering relatives
The state of Florida on Wednesday executed a man who was convicted of murdering two relatives, in order to prevent one of them from testifying against him in a burglary trial.
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Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion
A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub. Officials said there are no reports of injuries and the residents of Opal have been evacuated as a precaution.
California News
Governor appoints judge to oversee watchdog agency
Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a judge to lead California's campaign watchdog agency.
Alleged gunman shot by Riverside County deputy
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department says a man has been killed after pointing a gun at deputies.
Calif. man held in Vegas on human traffic charge
A 36-year-old California man is facing federal criminal charges following his arrest in Las Vegas on charges alleging he transported a teenage girl from Minnesota to Los Angeles to engage in prostitution.
Political News
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaks to the media during a press conference at the Chancellery on May 5, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. (Carsten Koall, Getty Images)
US, Israel denounce Palestinian unity plan
It could be a historic step toward ending a split that has left Palestinians divided between two sets of rulers for the past seven years. Rival factions Hamas and Fatah have agreed to form a unity government and hold new elections.
The Oklahoma State Capitol complex in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Caleb Long,
Oklahoma lawmaker seeks impeachment of court justices
A member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives is drafting a resolution seeking the impeachment of five state Supreme Court justices, who granted a delay of execution to two death-row inmates.
A U.S. Air Force Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady. (File) (U.S. Department of Defense)
Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts
The U-2 spy plane -- which can soar to an altitude of 70,000 feet -- outlasted the Cold War and even outlived its successor. But defense cuts now threaten to knock the high-flying reconnaissance aircraft from the sky.
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
Baseball fans wait to enter Wrigley Field on the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at the ballpark, before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo)
Cubs lose to Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wrigley's 100th
Fittingly, the Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with a loss — a dramatic, error-filled one, at that.
Man wants to penalize NFL for restricting ticket sales 
John E. Williams III files a $40 million lawsuit against the NFL over the ability, or lack thereof, to purchase tickets for the NFC Championship Game between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks.
Phils beat Dodgers 3-2 in 10 on Brown's RBI double
Domonic Brown doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning after a costly error by left fielder Carl Crawford, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night.

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