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Rip-Off Alert: Bank employees lured to aid ID theft ring
Ray Davis recruited bank employees to obtain customers account information to pull off a lucrative ID theft ring.
“Las Vegas … Are We There Yet?” a book written by the Sturges sisters, 12-year-old Izobel and 9-year-old Cianna, is now available for purchase at Hudson News and Gift locations throughout McCarran International Airport. (Sandra Gonzalez | MyNews3.com )
Sisters create, market young travelers guide for Las Vegas 
“Las Vegas … Are We There Yet?” a book written by the Sturges sisters, 12-year-old Izobel and 9-year-old Cianna, is now available for purchase at Hudson News and Gift locations throughout McCarran International Airport.
It's a celebration of life and love that almost never was. Fifteen months later, six Doberman-mix puppies that were left for dead in a dumpster are now healthy, happy, and hungry for birthday cake. (NBC News)
After rescue and recovery, families celebrate puppies’ reunion 
It's a celebration of life and love that almost never was. Fifteen months later, six Doberman-mix puppies that were left for dead in a dumpster are now healthy, happy, and hungry for birthday cake.
‘Nevada Legal Aid’ wire transfer scam warning issued 
The Nevada attorney general’s office is warning consumers of a scam where callers pose as legal representatives of family members needing bail money.
February 18,1981 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Frank Sinatra vs. Harry Reid 
The Chairman of the Board (Sinatra) applied for a Nevada Gaming License in 1980. But the Chairman of the Gaming Commission (Reid) had some serious questions about allegations of ties to known criminals.
Rip-Off Alert: Bank employee grabs customers' numbers 
Sometimes it doesn't matter what you do to safeguard your information. Somewhere, there is an employee with access to your precious numbers – Social Security, bank accounts and more.
Longtime UFC cutman recalls highs, lows with fighters 
Cutman Jacob “Stitch” Duran will mark his 13th year of wrapping hands and stopping bleeding in the UFC on Sept. 27 when UFC 178 is scheduled for the MGM Grand Garden.
Jack Weinstein, owner of Tower of Jewels, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and Polly Weinstein, director of marketing and founder of The Jeweler’s Daughter, pose for a photo as the Mayor proclaims “Tower of Jewels Day” on Thursday, Sept. 18. (Quillin Advertising, Public Relations & Social Media)
Las Vegas honors Weinstein's 50 years in Jewelry business 
In celebration of its monumental 50th anniversary this year, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman declared today, Thursday, Sept. 18 as “Tower of Jewels Day” in Las Vegas.
Fountains of Bellagio learn new dance to hits by famed producer Tiësto 
The beat dropped and water soared when world-renowned DJ/producer Tiësto brought the iconic fountains of Bellagio to life with a medley of three songs from his new album on Wednesday, Sep. 17.
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Video Vault | Sinatra at the Sands Copa Room 
Old Blue Eyes performed at countless venues over the decades, but the one he himself remembered most fondly was the Copa Room at the Sands.
72nd Military Police Company heading to Afghanistan 
A ceremony was held Monday for about 30 local men and women with the National Guard who are headed to Afghanistan on a one-year deployment.
Study finds Las Vegas gets the least sleep in the nation 
Data analyst Brian Wilt tracked the habits of people who use a sleep and movement tracking system. While residents of Orlando got the most sleep, those living in Las Vegas got the least, with an average at 6 hours 32 minutes.
Doctors find new hope for Alzheimer's patents 
Researchers say study linking Down Sydrome and Alzheimer's Disease could help find a way to prevent the latter.
Vegas wedding chapels prepare to make tough choices 
As Nevada awaits the ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on same-sex marriage, wedding chapels around Las Vegas are planning for the possibility that gay marriage will be legalized.
Americans worry over future attacks on eve of 9/11 anniversary 
On the eve of the 9/11 anniversary, an NBC News poll reveals Americans are concerned about future attacks.
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Video Vault | The Rich History of Railroad Pass 
Railroad Pass Casino in the process of changing hands. But for most of it's eight decades plus, this has been one of the most stable gambling halls in Southern Nevada.
VIDEO: Flash flooding around Southen Nevada 
Watch clips from Sky 3 and from around the web of the flooding around the Las Vegas valley, Glendale, and Moapa from the Sept. 8 rains.
Maine company builds unique ‘hobbit hole’ playhouses 
Five years ago, a Maine family set out to bring a unique twist on playhouses and chicken coops.
'Divas' star Frank Marino dedicates show to Rivers 
Local entertainer Frank Marino makes his living impersonating Joan Rivers and dedicated his show Thursday night to the legendary comedienne, who died Thursday at 81.
Joan Rivers (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
Comedian Joan Rivers dies at 81 after brief illness 
Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.
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Video Vault | Birth of the Meadows School in Vegas 
Now a local institution in Las Vegas, when The Meadows School opened on Sept. 4, 1984, it was a bold experiment in education.
Student contest launched to fight prescription drug abuse
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced today that middle and high school students can help fight prescription drug abuse and overdose deaths by informing their peers through a video contest.
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Million-dollar chess tournament coming to Vegas
Las Vegas has been home to many big-money tournaments, but one coming to the Strip next month is the first of its kind.
UNLV Law School asks for $1.5M loan to help cover deficit
Nevada university regents asked for $1.5 million loan to help cover $3 million budget deficit at UNLV's William S. Boyd Law School.
Parent who lost child raising Shaken Baby Syndrome awareness 
Shaken Baby Syndrome resulting in head injury is the leading cause of child abuse death in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
POLL: What are your plans for Labor Day weekend?
What's Your Point wants to know your plans for Labor Day weekend! Let us know with this quick poll!
Fremont & Main, July 15, 1981 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Street Tile Fail on Fremont Street 
The City of Las Vegas has tried many downtown redevelopment projects over the years. Some have worked better than others.
Mountain Ridge All-Stars receive warm Homecoming 
After making history by just getting to Williamsport, Pa., the Mountain Ridge Little League team made even more history by making it all the way to the U.S. championship game.
Police target distracted drivers as school starts in Clark County 
The North Las Vegas Police Department is conducting a city-wide saturation patrol this morning, targeting distracted drivers for pedestrian safety.
Seth Myers takes on 'The Emmys' 
The "Late Night" host says his upcoming gig as Emmy host is "nerve-wracking."
Victim works to track down unregistered sex offenders 
A local man is on a personal mission to fight sex assault by keeping offenders on the right side of the law. Tim Fisher says he has found what he calls holes in sex offender registries across the county – which is startling for victims like him.
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 | MyNews3.com )
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.
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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.
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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.
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