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Local officials tout mental health services expansion 
Mental health services are expanding across southern Nevada with more beds and more workers. Progress was revealed by government and mental health leaders at a Behavioral Health and Wellness Council.
Local graduates develop app to help report bullying 
This week, a new app was introduced to Clark County School District teachers that will help kids report bullying. Some of the creators are graduates from CCSD.
UNLV group helping women who are assault victims
UNLV’s Women’s Centers Help Hotline serves who might not know where to turn when they have been the victim of an assault or fear they might become one.
There are victims of domestic violence who feel completely stuck and afraid. They may not want to call the police or a hot line. There are some other measures they could take. (Sandra Gonzalez | )
More options available for victims of domestic violence 
There are victims of domestic violence who feel completely stuck and afraid. They may not want to call the police or a hot line. There are other opportunities for assistance.
August 20, 1964 (Las Vegas News Bureau)
The Beatles in Las Vegas 
The Beatles performed in Las Vegas just one time, and it was an odd fit in their 1964 US Tour.
Clark County teachers preparing for first day of school 
Teachers are already hard at work preparing for the first day of school. Instructors are not required to be in the classroom until Wednesday, but many already are setting things up.
Neighbor of beating victim says response delayed to attack 
When police were called to help rescue a local woman allegedly beaten by the man known as "War Machine," those who placed the calls say they were hung up on.
Biography of Willie Martello  (Just A Martello Books)
Video Vault | Willie Martello's legendary El Rey Casino 
If the name is not familiar, perhaps it's because Willie Martello plied his trade in Searchlight. But a new book argues that he is one of the great casino promoters in southern Nevada history.
Lauren Bacall (Vince Bucci/AP File Photo)
Actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89 in New York City 
Lauren Bacall, the award-winning actress and Humphrey Bogart's partner off and on the screen, has died. She was 89.
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Source: Henderson official not legally drunk 
Henderson Assistant City Manager Fred Horvath was not legally intoxicated when pulled over Friday on suspicion of drunken driving, a source says.
Some farmers taking notice of agricultural drones 
Farmers are starting to take notice of agricultural drones as an event held this past week drew dozens.
Dr. Heather Books
Before current Ebola alerts, local pediatrician spent time in Africa 
The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting to determine whether the Ebola outbreak now qualifies as a public health emergency. For a pediatrician from Summerlin Hospital, this brings back memories of caring for the sick in Africa a year ago.
Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks at a news conference near Bunkerville, Nev., Thursday, April 24, 2014. B
Bundy's views 'on the fringes' of Mormonism
A BYU professor disputes Cliven Bundy's views of government and the rule of law.
Oklahoma GOP 'Bean Feed' fundraiser flier draws criticism 
Oklahoma "GOP Bean Feed" flyer features bean wearing sombrero, "things you may not know about...the Ku Klux Klan" on the agenda.
Painting poodle is a real 'Paw-casso' 
Canine painter's work featured in charity art show.
Changed in 1996 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | From State Line to Primm 
Primm is the name of the casino town on the Nevada side of I-15 at the California border. But it took some convoluted history to make that name official.
State of emergency considered for Kyle Canyon flash flooding
Clark County commissioners on Wednesday will consider declaring a state of emergency resulting from flash flooding in Kyle Canyon.
Witness helps get sibling away from suspect in shootout 
A shootout with police in the northeast part of the valley left two people injured and another in custody.
'Pride of Las Vegas' Vargas set for first title defense 
Las Vegan Jessie Vargas is set to defend his WBA super lightweight belt for the first time Saturday at The Cosmopolitan – four months after winning the title.
Dead anchovies shut down Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor 
Millions of dead anchovies have shut down California's Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor.
(NBC News)
Dog and duck make an unlikely pair 
An unlikely pair are turning heads on the North Carolina coast.
Craving a slice while out on your boat? If you're on Michigan's Long Lake, you're in luck. (NBC News)
Pizza delivery makes a splash on Michigan lake 
It's not every day that your pizza delivery man has to wear a life jacket, but for folks on Michigan's Long Lake, that's exactly the case.
May 16, 1985 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Murder, Cannibalism and Prison Break Attempt 
In 1985, Metro Homicide detectives had to deal with one of the most gruesome and bizarre cases they had ever confronted.
Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma 
The acting U.S. surgeon general is asking Americans to give up their love of sunbathing and indoor tanning beds, citing an alarming 200 percent jump in the number of deadly melanoma cases diagnosed since 1973.
Rip-Off Alert: Con woman scammed sick, dying patients 
In this Rip-Off Alert from Huntsville, Ala., a woman who was supposed to help sick and dying patients was instead stealing from them in their desperate moment.
Third week of July, 1989 (Tom Hawley Collection)
Friends in Morning News history share memories
Available information on former reporters, weathercasters and anchors from the first 25 years of Channel 3 morning news.
Colorado company turns electronic waste into opportunity for autistic workers.
Succeeding with autism 
Colorado company turns electronic waste into opportunity for autistic workers.
Thieves target new truck tailgates 
Police warn that thieves are stealing new truck tailgates, which they ten sell for thousands of dollars.
Environmentally friendly refrigerant phasing out R-22 Freon 
There are still nearly two months of summer left, and your air conditioner might need a mid summer tune-up.
Troubled former Nevada legislator to find out Calif. fate 
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks, who pleaded guilty in March to evading police and resisting arrest, will hear his sentence Friday morning.
Rip-Off Alert: Vegas family steers clear of Craigslist scam 
“Let the buyer beware” is a popular adage, but sellers have to watch out, too. That's the warning from a Las Vegas mother and son who were contacted by a con man through an online ad. They share their story in this Rip-Off Alert.
Anchoring News-3 at Sunrise in 1991 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | 25th anniversary of Channel 3 Morning News 
The 2 1/2-hour news program now known as "Wake Up With the Wagners" began on July 25, 1989, as the 30-minute "News-3 at Sunrise," Here is a look back at the evolution of this newscast.
Rescued duckling bonds with Minneapolis man 
The apprentice of a neon warehouse in northeast Minneapolis is hogging the spotlight. It's a four -week old duck named "Quackers."
Rip-Off Alert: Scammers snare precious education dollars 
In this Rip-Off Alert from San Francisco, some scam artists have figured out a way to steal money that should be in the pockets of students who need it.
Four-legged duckling is the quack of the town 
A southern Louisiana family has more than 100 animals, including chickens, roosters and ducks. One in particular, a four-legged duckling, has been the talk of the town.
Portrait (Fallen Officers Memorial Website)
Video Vault | Grim anniversary for Metro 
The recent killings of two Las Vegas police officers happened 81 years to the day after the death of the first Las Vegas police officer to lose his life on the job.
Otto Merida, the President of Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce.
Las Vegas man recalls leaving his Cuba as a child 
A Las Vegas man was part of exodus of children sent to the U.S. during the 1960s. Otto Merida remembers vividly the flight from Cuba to Miami, and having mixed feelings of fear and excitement as a teenager.
Salvation Army begins inaugural Summer Food Drive 
The Salvation Army today began its inaugural Summer Food Drive partnership, benefiting the Salvation Army Family Services Food Pantry, through July 27.
Aaron 'Wheelz' Fotheringham asks for return of wheelchair 
Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham is a 22-year-old wheelchair moto-cross athlete from Las Vegas, Nevada. Aaron was born with Spina Bifida, a birth defect of the spinal cord, which resulted in him having no usage of his legs.
CDC director ‘angry’ about workers’ anthrax exposure 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a shipping moratorium on all samples of biological materials from some of its highest security level labs until an intense safety review is conducted.
Self-serve beer will be available at MLB All-Star game 
Self-serve beer vending machines will make their debut at the upcoming MLB All-Star game
City leaders in Davenport, Iowa, are weighing in on the fight over what to do with thousands of children flooding the U.S. border. (NBC News)
Iowa mayor weighs options on assisting border children 
City leaders are weighing in on the fight over what to do with thousands of children flooding the U.S. border.
First taste of freedom for laboratory research beagles 
Former laboratory research beagles experience freedom for the first time.
Tennessee couple separate to retain health insurance 
Tennessee couple forced to separate so ailing wife can keep her health insurance.
North Central Las Vegas Valley (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Tow targets on the Nellis Range 
Some strange reminders of times gone by exist in the desert north of Las Vegas. But very few people ever see these odd objects.
This image released by The O+M Company shows Kyle Taylor Parker during a performance of  the musical,
'Kinky Boots' star prepares for high-kicking tour
Kyle Taylor Parker is going from backup dancer to leading man -- but staying in 6-inch heels. The performer will step into Billy Porter's formidable high heels as the star of the first national tour of "Kinky Boots," which kicks off in Las Vegas on Sept. 4.
CVS Pharmacy changes prescription policy after death of Vegas man 
Drug store chain CVS is changing its policy because of one Las Vegas father's actions following the death of his son, who couldn't afford an expensive prescription.
Restaurant kicks out family because of child’s T-shirt 
A 4-year-old boy was asked to leave a restaurant at Phipps Plaza because his shirt violated the dress code.
(News 3)
Rip-Off Alert: Lottery scams can drain away life savings
The sheer volume of mail sent to Sheree Nudd’s mother should have been a red flag. On one day, she would receive around 85 pieces of mail -- all scams. Letters supposedly from reader’s digest and the IRS. Offers of cheap jewelry as bait – all of the letters promising big prizes including new cars.

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