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Rip-Off Alert: Utility scam alive and thriving in Las Vegas 
The utility scam has hit Las Vegas. Postal inspectors break down the con in this Rip-Off Alert.
February 6, 1909 (Las Vegas Age)
Video Vault | A Tale of Two Clarks 
Drive around the Las Vegas Valley and you will encounter a Clark High School and a Clark Street ... both of which are in Clark County. But they are not all the same Clark.
IRS, Metro warn of tax telephone scams 
As tax deadlines are quickly approaching and with them come tax scams. The calls sound official, but they’re coming from scammers.
(News 3)
Rip-Off Alert: Lottery scams continue to target elderly 
As National Consumer Protection Week begins, this Rip-Off Alert turns its focus toward the lottery scams targeting the elderly.
Rip-Off Alert: Investor's pride costs friends millions 
He was trustworthy at first. But when the stock market crashed, an investor turned to deception and fraud in an attempt to save face.
Gone and forgotten: Many remains unclaimed in county 
It’s hard to imagine any human being’s life coming to an end with nobody stepping forward to offer a dignified burial, but that’s the case for hundreds of people who died in Clark County.
In this image taken from video and provided by, men lasso one of two quick-footed llamas after they dashed in and out of traffic before they were captured, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Sun City, Ariz., a Phoenix-area retirement community. The llamas thwarted numerous attempts by sheriff's deputies and bystanders to round them up before they were roped into custody.  (AP Photo/
Two loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix 
Two quick-footed therapy llamas that dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement community were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and on social media.
With more than one third of U.S. adults overweight, coroners are having problems with standard body bags sizes being too small. (NBC News)
Coroners: Obesity creating need for bigger body bags 
With more than one third of U.S. adults overweight, coroners are having problems with standard body bags sizes being too small.
Are you hooked on exercise, tattoos, or other soft addictions ? 
When you hear the word addiction drugs, alcohol, or even caffeine may come to mind, but there are other fixations people crave.
11:00 News Opening Sequence (KSNV-TV/Channel-3 )
Video Vault | 'The Herd' and his Las Vegas start 
Colin Cowherd is a well-known ESPN personality and host of a nationally syndicated radio show. But he got his start in broadcasting back in the late 1980s here at News 3.
Good deeds go viral for homeless Colorado man 
Homeless man seen pushing stuck drivers out of snow receives outpouring of support.
Sheriff Lombardo proposes $529 million Metro budget  
Newly elected Sheriff Joe Lombardo proposes police budget that would provide funding for 30 more officers and 47 more support staff.
Rip-Off Alert | Smooth operator targets easy prey 
There are scam artists out there who are eager to drain accounts, and they look for people who seem like easy targets. In this Rip-Off Alert, one victim speaks out to prevent you from falling for a smooth talker.
First-grade teacher donates kidney to her student 
In December, 6-year-old Matt Parker asked Santa to help find someone who could give him a new kidney. Now his wish has come true.
Riviera sold to Convention Authority, will be demolished 
The Riviera hotel, almost 60 years old, will be demolished to make way for convention space.
County tells resident to clean up his 'art' project 
One Clark County resident thinks his collection of old memorabilia is art. John Ollenburg, however, rejects Clark County's demands that he clean it up.
Mo. man shocked to find live hawk in bedroom 
Kansas City man shocked to find live hawk in his bedroom.
Rip-Off Alert | Fake doctor responsible for real harm 
He masqueraded as a physician by the name of “Doc Hollywood.” In this Rip-Off Alert, U.S. postal inspectors say he harmed many of his patients instead of helping them.
Video Vault | The Riviera in the 1980s 
The history of the Riviera dates back to 1955. This story is focusing on a particularly tumultuous decade for the property.
Winning LVA student Samantha Meredith receives her prize of $100 and her art teacher Ashley Stroud receives the $500 award for the school. (Clark County School District)
Las Vegas Academy student wins mascot design competition
Las Vegas Academy of the Arts student Samantha Meredith had her winning design from the Green Ambassador Program (GAP) mascot design competition revealed at her school.
No arrests made in road-rage death, car offered as reward 
Police have made no arrests in the death Saturday of a woman who was shot outside her home Thursday night in what authorities believe was road rage
Live from New York SNL celebrates 40 years
"Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th birthday by hosting a three-and-a-half-hour special on Sunday.
Four people were displaced Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, on the 900 block of Quicksand in North Las Vegas. (Krystal Allan |
Grandmother drops kids from window to save them from fire 
A grandmother dropped her two grandchildren to safety before being rescued from a fire Monday morning near Revere Street and West Gowan Road.
Medical marijuana dispensary awaits OK to open doors 
The paint is dry, the windows are clean and the owners say they're ready to open. But local dispensary Euphoria Wellness is still waiting for the green light before they start selling medical marijuana.
February 2, 1990 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | 1990 'Traffic Summit' over Las Vegas 
In February 1990, transportation policy makers from local, state and federal levels went airborne to figure out our traffic problems.
Victim in horrific 9-vehicle accident remembered fondly 
Family and friends gathered Monday night to remember Ellen Finnie and her dog, Scruffy, who were killed Friday in a nine-vehicle crash near Cheyenne Avenue and Jones Boulevard.
Rip-Off Alert | Seller scammed by car part switch 
It was supposed to be a simple online transaction: a seller with an auto part, and a buyer who offered to pay for it. But in this Rip-Off Alert, the seller should have been concerned because the supposed customer had something else in mind.
Con artists raising stakes in scaring potential victims 
Con artists are using some convincing scare tactics to try and get personal information from potential victims in the Las Vegas Valley.
‘Ninja diet’ creator helps others live healthier lives 
"American Ninja Warrior" contestant and registered dietitian David Schwartz helps others live healthier lives.
Gun range in Florida home’s front yard sparks outrage 
Florida man says he has the right to fire guns in his front yard, despite neighbors' concerns over safety.
Victims of Lou Gehrig’s disease see hope in experimental drug 
Last year’s “ice bucket challenge” to raise money to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease caught public attention across the country. It raised $100 million for the disease.
by Dr. Joanne L. Goodman (University of Nevada Press)
Video Vault | Women's evolving roles in Vegas work force 
A new book by UNLV Professor Joanne Goodwin looks at the evolution of women's roles in the Las Vegas work force.
Convenience store suspect: 'I hope they forgive me' 
A man suspected of holding up convenience stores across the Las Vegas Valley is apologizing for his actions.
'Inappropriate behavior' leads to firing of CCSD employee 
The Clark County School District is expected to release new information today regarding a possible "Peeping Tom" janitor at a local elementary school.
California Hotel and Casino celebrates 40th birthday 
Sam Boyd had already been everything from a dealer to a manager to an investor when he and his son Bill built a hotel and casino at Main Street and Ogden Avenue in 1975. They called it the California.
Rip-Off Alert | Lottery scam nearly snares elderly couple 
The lottery scam is striking more people, and the victims are often times the most vulnerable – the elderly. In this Rip-Off Alert, an investigator says scammers go through a lot of work to sell this con.
New app alerts parents if their kids cut class 
It's class time. Do you know where your college kids are? Are they in class, sleeping in or out fooling around? An Indianapolis startup company came up with a new smart phone app.
(NBC News)
Rare footage shows owls, eagles battling for nest 
A pair of great horned owls are fighting to claim the nest built by a pair of bald eagles near Decorah, Iowa.
Rip-Off Alert | Camera catches thief targeting mail 
The last thing you probably think about when you leave your outgoing mail in your mailbox is that a thief might grab it. But in this Rip-Off Alert, mail containing checks is a valuable find for someone looking to make a quick, illegal bucks.
Video Vault | Betting on the Big Game '80s style 
A look back at how News 3 covered Super Bowl wagering three decades ago.
Experts: Fake tickets abound as Super Bowl nears 
Experts warn that fake tickets are a certainty as the Super Bowl nears.
Taco truck owner offers tacos for life for tattoos 
Kris Kimber is now entitled to a lifetime of free tacos after he got a tattoo of a taco featuring the logo for Flint's new food truck, Vehicle City Tacos.
Sex education survey results released to CCSD board 
When it comes to sex education – what topics should be taught in Clark County schools? And how old should kids be when they learn about these sensitive topics?
UNLV program to help military veterans become teachers 
Troops to Teachers at UNLV is a five-week program that gets military veterans certified to teach in Clark County with the promise that they will continue their education.
Sitting all day at work then sitting at night is not good for health 
New study finds sitting at a desk all day and in front of the TV in the evening increases your risk of an early death.
Aroma therapy, llama used to reduce student stress 
Oregon school uses aroma therapy and llama petting sessions to reduce student stress during exams.
March 1, 1990 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Moby Grape place for rock in Las Vegas 
From the mid-1970s into 1990, one nightclub stood above the others for 20-somethings to rock out in Las Vegas.
The Seattle Mariners are making history by become the first major league team to install an LED lighting system at SafeCo Field.   (NBC News)
Mariners install first LED lighting system in MLB
The Seattle Mariners are rolling out the first LED-lit field in Major League Baseball.
Westside residents happy with reopening of F Street 
If any corner of Las Vegas has its historian, few can beat Ora Bland. Bland has lived on F Street, in what’s often known as the Westside, since she moved to Las Vegas from Michigan in 1953.
(News 3)
Rip-Off Alert | 'Psychological mastermind' scams family 
An elderly couple was lured into a scam that cost them their life savings. Lynn West discovered the hard way that her mother and stepfather had fallen into financial trouble.


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