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1 hr ago | Hispanically Speaking

Avalanche of Local Detainer Limits Underscores Need for Federal Policy Reform

Across the United States, county after county continues to alter policies to limit compliance with immigration detainers because of constitutional concerns.

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Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, Criminal Defense Law, Law

4 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Police arrest suspect in Bellagio robbery

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department say they have arrested a person in the Bellagio Hotel robbery which took place Friday night.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Paradise, NV

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Las Vegas Sergeant Uses Education To Improve A Vital Part Of Criminal Justice System

While the subject of our jail system might not be considered pleasant, it is a vital part of the law enforcement system.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Prison

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Thunderstorm brings heavy rain, lots of lightning to the valley

Rain falls at Grimaldi's Pizzeria, 9595 S. Eastern Ave., as a thunderstorm rolls through the Las Vegas Valley on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Boulder City, NV, Henderson, NV, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

News Alert: Flooding on I-15 in Jean; warnings extended to

The NWS has extended flash flood warnings in central and western Clark County and southern Nye County until 7:30 p.m. Most areas of Las Vegas proper are rain free and the bulk of the rain has moved into California.

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Related Topix: Weather, Jean, NV, Natural Disasters, Flood, Publishing, News Corporation, Nye County, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

News Alert: Flash flood warning issued for west central Clark County

A flash flood warning has been issued for west central Clark County effective until 5:45 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Publishing, News Corporation, Mount Charleston, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

How a fight in Congress could hurt Nevada's roadways - and much more

The federal fund that pays for construction on highways and interstates is drying up, and Congress has delayed a permanent fix.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Wet 'n' mild: Your guide to Southern Nevada splash pads

Children play in the water at the splash pad at Madeira Canyon Park during the park's grand opening in 2009.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Henderson, NV

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Coroner identifies bicyclist killed by apparent DUI driver neat South Point

The Clark County coroner has identified the bicyclist killed late Friday afternoon when he was hit by a car on Las Vegas Boulevard near South Point Casino.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS Local

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 07/25/14: School Choice

Virginia Walden-Ford, leading school choice activist, talks about the benefits of school choice in Clark County Schools.

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The Las Vegas Sun

AG is asked to review open-meetings law in school chief's ouster

A Reno newspaper is asking Nevada's attorney general to investigate whether the Washoe County school board violated the open-meetings law earlier this week when it ousted school superintendent Pedro Martinez.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Washoe County, NV, Education Etc., Las Vegas, NV

National Conference of State Legislat...

No Gambling With the Elections Process in Las Vegas

The warehouse that houses Clark County's election department may not have the lights and glitz of the nearby Las Vegas strip, but it is no less awe-inspiring.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Coroner IDs woman who crashed into apartment building

A 25-year-old woman found dead last Wednesday after her car crashed into an apartment building in Sunrise Manor was identified as Annemarie Velasquez of Las Vegas, the Clark County Coroner's Office said today.

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Related Topix: Sunrise Manor, NV, Las Vegas, NV

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Fierce competition to open a medical marijuana business

Two of the 63 groups originally approved by the city have withdrawn their applications and only a few of the 61 remaining will make the final cut.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Las Vegas, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Illegal prostitution cutting into legal brothel businesses

Nevada's legal brothels are struggling for survival, and a longtime advocate blames illegal prostitution in Clark and Washoe counties.

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Related Topix: Washoe County, NV, Dennis Hof, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mound House, NV, Las Vegas, NV

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Las Vegas man sentenced for possessing firearms, dealing drugs

A Las Vegas man well-known to local police because of his lengthy criminal history and street gang affiliations, was sentenced to 155 months in federal prison and five years of supervised release.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Las Vegas, NV, Federal Prisons, Prison

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Judge threatens closure of youth offender centers

A Clark County Family Court judge vowed Thursday to seek the closure of state-run facilities for youth offenders if the governor's office does not respond to allegations of abuse.

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Related Topix: Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Elko, NV, Caliente, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Man indicted for ex-wife's murder

A 37-year-old man was indicted by a Clark County grand jury on charges that he beat his ex-wife to death on June 13 in a Las Vegas apartment on Durango Drive near Sahara Avenue.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Tax hike proposed to fund stadium at UNLV

Officials are throwing around the idea of increasing the sales tax throughout Clark County to raise money for a proposed stadium at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Fermanagh Today

Teo Halm, Reese Hartwig and Astro in Earth to Echo PA/Entertainment One

EARTH TO ECHO Sci-Fi/Family/Action/Adventure. Teo Halm, Brian "Astro" Bradley, Reese Hartwig, Ella Wahlestedt, Jason Gray-Stanford.

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