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 2020-07-08 12:21 

KTNV-TV

2 charged with hate crimes for trying to paint over Black Lives Matter mural in California...

A California district attorney has charged two people with hate crimes after they attempted to paint over a "Black Lives Matter" street mural in a Bay Area town over the weekend....

 2020-07-08 11:58 

KSNV

Writers warn of threat to free speech in open letter...

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of artists, writers and academics have signed an open letter decrying the weakening of public debate and warning that the free exchange of information and ideas is in jeopardy amid a rise in what they call "illiberalism. ...

 2020-07-08 11:48 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas police officer suffers minor injuries when motorist flees...

A Las Vegas police officer suffered minor injuries after a man in a vehicle attempted to run him over during a traffic stop in the eastern valley Tuesday night....

 2020-07-08 11:47 

KSNV

ADORABLE: Mother sloth sleeps with baby on her chest at zoo...

PROVIDENCE, R. I. (SBG) — A zoo inRhode Island posted a heartwarming video of a mother sloth sleeping with her baby. "Sleep a lot to save energy to sleep some more," the Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village joked on Facebook. The mothe...

 2020-07-08 11:36 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Aces at right time power Kim to 1st WSOP bracelet...

Joon Kim took a massive chip lead into heads-up play after winning a huge hand with pocket aces in the $800 No-limit Hold'em knockout event....

 2020-07-08 11:30 

KSNV

Two COVID-ravaged NY churches take different recovery paths...

NEW YORK (AP) — The paths of two New York City churches diverged this week — one reopened and one stayed closed. But they have shared a tragic fate, together losing at least 134 members of their mostly Hispanic congregations to the coronavirus...

 2020-07-08 11:27 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas heat will rise close to 1939 record by Monday...

The heat will intensify a bit each day over the region, bringing an excessive heat warning Saturday through Monday....

 2020-07-08 11:13 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Ways to get more financial aid for abnormal college year...

"There are 4,500 universities, and I think there's going to be 4,500 ways they're all going to deal with this," said Jamie Dickenson, a Certified Educational Planner....

 2020-07-08 11:03 

KSNV

In risky bid, Trump stokes racial rancor to motivate voters...

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is wielding America's racial tensions as a reelection weapon, fiercely denouncing the racial justice movement on a near-daily basis with language stoking white resentment and aiming to drive his supporters ...

 2020-07-08 10:41 

KSNV

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases now above a half-million...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa now has more than a half-million confirmed coronavirus cases. The continent-wide total is over 508,000, according to figures released Wednesday by the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, after South Africa r...

 2020-07-08 10:40 

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WHO says Sri Lanka and Maldives eliminate measles, rubella...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka and Maldives have become the first two countries in the World Health Organization's South-East Asia region to eliminate both measles and rubella ahead of a 2023 target, the U. N. health agency announced Wednes...

 2020-07-08 10:35 

KSNV

Mourners attend funeral mass for retired pope's brother...

BERLIN (AP) — A memorial mass was held Wednesday in Germany for the Rev. Georg Ratzinger, the older brother of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. Following the Pontifical Requiem at the High Cathedral of St Peter's in Regensburg, Ratzinger, who died on...

 2020-07-08 10:31 

KSNV

Johnny Depp cross-examined in libel case over Amber Heard 'abuser' label...

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp faced a second day of cross-examination Wednesday by lawyers for British tabloid The Sun, which is defending a libel claim after calling the Hollywood star a "wife beater. " Depp is suing The Sun's publisher, Ne...

 2020-07-08 10:15 

KSNV

China defends WHO, lashes out at US move to withdraw...

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday defended the World Health Organization and lashed out at the U. S. decision to withdraw from the U. N. body. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the move was "another demonstration of the U. S. pursui...

 2020-07-08 10:14 

KSNV

Facebook civil rights audit: 'serious setbacks' mar progress...

A two-year audit of Facebook's civil rights record found "serious setbacks" that have marred the social network's progress on matters such as hate speech, misinformation and bias. Facebook hired the audit's leader, former American Civi...

 2020-07-08 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump's enablers will get rolled by history...

The exit of pundit Chris Matthews from MSNBC, on March 2, was one of the zillion discordant notes drowned out in the deafening cacophony this past spring. But it's worth another look....

 2020-07-08 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Masks, Plexiglas and no lobbyists: Welcome to the special session...

This session, convened by Gov. Steve Sisolak for lawmakers to decide how to deal with a gaping $1.2 billion hole in the state's $5.2 billion budget, will be unique in Nevada's history. Access to the legislative building will be tightly restricted ...

 2020-07-08 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

How the new NHL, NHLPA deal affects the Golden Knights going forward...

Finalizing the return-to-play procedures hasn't been the only major occurrence in the NHL over the last week. The league and the NHL Players Association ......

 2020-07-08 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Double taxation must be ended...

The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt Americans across the country greatly, and will likely continue to do so. With so many people out of work and struggling, we can expect the plague of predatory lending, abusive debt collection, unfair credit reporting and mor...

 2020-07-08 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

We need stronger neighborhoods...

The convergence of a pandemic, a social justice movement and an economic downturn required Americans to pay attention to where we are versus where we need to be....

 2020-07-08 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada doctor's advice: Can't wear a face mask due to illness? Stay home...

"If you have a severe illness that causes shortness of breath such as pulmonary disease or severe asthma, then it is possible wearing a face-covering could make you worse."...

 2020-07-08 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

The show goes on with Skye Dee Miles...

Since it's a restaurant offering live entertainment, Rose. Rabbit. Lie. was able to return to duty before traditional casino showrooms and theaters....

 2020-07-08 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Senate Republicans willing to let wave of evictions wipe out the middle class...

Imagine if everyone in Florida lost their housing almost overnight. That's the scale of an eviction crisis that is beginning to roll across the United States, where analysts say 20% of the estimated 110 million Americans living in rental housing are a...

 2020-07-08 07:07 

KLAS 8 News Now

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I-Team: Prosecutors say Metro detective broke the law for a love affair...

The I-Team has obtained phone calls, photos and video from a case against a Metro detective and a police union leader....

 2020-07-08 06:53 

Las Vegas Sun

Brazil's president says hydroxychloroquine to cure his virus...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover from the new coronavirus thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that has not been proven effective against COVID-19....

 2020-07-08 06:52 

Las Vegas Sun

In risky bid, Trump stokes racial rancor to motivate voters...

President Donald Trump is wielding America's racial tensions as a reelection weapon, fiercely denouncing the racial justice movement on a near-daily basis with language stoking white resentment and aiming to drive his supporters to the polls....

 2020-07-08 06:51 

Las Vegas Sun

Chief Justice Roberts recently spent a night in a hospital...

Chief Justice John Roberts spent a night in a hospital last month after he fell and injured his forehead, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said Tuesday night....

 2020-07-08 06:51 

Las Vegas Sun

Exhausted cities face another challenge: a surge in violence...

Still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and street protests over the police killing of George Floyd, exhausted cities around the nation are facing yet another challenge: a surge in shootings that has left dozens dead, including young children....

 2020-07-08 06:50 

Las Vegas Sun

'Palm Springs' arrives for the Groundhog Days of quarantine...

Though most of the films that have debuted during the pandemic never got to screen for packed movie houses, "Palm Springs" had the kind of premiere filmmakers dream of....

 2020-07-08 06:50 

Las Vegas Sun

U.S. general sees smaller but enduring troop presence in Iraq...

Six months after a deadly American airstrike in Baghdad enraged Iraqis and fueled demands to send all U.S. troops home, the top U.S. general for the Middle East is talking optimistically about keeping a smaller, but enduring military presence there....

 2020-07-08 06:49 

Las Vegas Sun

University of California system names first Black president...

Dr. Michael Drake was chosen Tuesday to be president of the University of California, the first Black leader in the system's 150-year history....

 2020-07-08 06:24 

KLAS 8 News Now

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Destination Nevada: Exploring the history of Las Vegas' organized crime during a tour of The Mob Museum...

In a city known for world-class entertainment, there's a unique spot where lovers of Mob stories and the era can walk through the history and the crime....

 2020-07-08 05:56 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas police find 10K child porn images on man's computer...

A 56-year-old man was arrested last month on a child pornography charge after Las Vegas police said a computer technician tipped them off two years ago....

 2020-07-08 05:39 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Bullhead City to close beaches, boat launches on weekends...

All beaches, boat launches and associated parks in Bullhead City will be closed on weekends through Labor Day because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Mayor Tom Brady....

 2020-07-08 05:38 

KLAS 8 News Now

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Tedd's Forecast for Tuesday, July 7th...

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) #TeddSaid: Winds return tomorrow with gusts up to 30 in some locales. All fire and wind alerts have expired, but the all eyes are on the excessive and dangerous heat weR......

 2020-07-08 05:31 

KSNV

Las Vegas families to send demands to lawmakers, authorities to fight police brutality...

As we look to the start of the special session, a coalition of families in the Vegas Valley is sending demands to lawmakers for change to fight police brutality. Not only does the Families United 4 Justice want change in our legal system, but they are als...

 2020-07-08 05:30 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mahogany Fire at Mount Charleston 100% contained...

The blaze broke out on the afternoon of June 28 and was believed to be caused by a campfire, officials said last week....

 2020-07-08 05:29 

KSNV

Las Vegas minister organizes weekly community patrol to combat crime, police brutality...

"We complain about the violence and crime, but who's going to actually combat it? " said Minister Stretch Sander, activist and the founder of New Era Las Vegas. On Tuesday night he and several other community members gathered near MLK and Lake...

 2020-07-08 05:29 

KLAS 8 News Now

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Clark County Commissioners support recommendation to cancel Enterprise Land Use Plan Update...

Clark County Commissioners supported a recommendation of county staff Tuesday to cancel the Enterprise Land Use Plan Update. Commissioners say they came to a decision after meeting with residents f......

 2020-07-08 05:28 

KTNV-TV

Gov. Sisolak issues proclamation for Nevada Legislative special session...

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak issued the formal proclamation to call the Nevada Legislature into a special session beginning on July 8 at 9 a.m. to address the historic budget shortfall....

 2020-07-08 05:28 

Las Vegas Sun

Bullhead City to close beaches, boat launches on weekends...

All beaches, boat launches and associated parks in Bullhead City will be closed on weekends through Labor Day because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Mayor Tom Brady....

 2020-07-08 05:19 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clark County inmate died in April of natural causes...

A Clark County Detention Center inmate who suffered a medical episode in April died of natural causes, according to the Clark County coroner's office....

 2020-07-08 04:51 

KLAS 8 News Now

[ Las Vegas ]

Vulnerable Road Users Project reports rise in pedestrian hit-and-runs in 2020...

UNLV's Vulnerable Road Users Project is reporting a rise in pedestrian hit-and-runs in 2020....

 2020-07-08 04:47 

KTNV-TV

Financial Focus for July 7, 2020...

In today's Financial Focus, we have a check of the stock market and the stocks with ties to Las Vegas....

 2020-07-08 04:36 

Las Vegas Sun

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies...

Mary Kay Letourneau, who married her former sixth-grade student after she was convicted for raping him, has died. She was 58....

 2020-07-08 04:33 

KSNV

KSNV News 3 Flash Briefing 7 PM 07/07/2020...
 2020-07-08 04:32 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

University of California system tabs first Black president...

Dr. Michael Drake was chosen Tuesday to be president of the University of California, the first Black leader in the system's 150-year history....

 2020-07-08 04:29 

KLAS 8 News Now

[ Las Vegas ]

Mary Kay LeTourneau, former teacher who married one of her students, dies from cancer...

Mary Kay LeTourneau, the former Washington middle school teacher who began a sexual relationship with a student when he was just 12, has died of cancer. According to People Magazine, people close t......

 2020-07-08 04:22 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

More COVID-19 testing demand means longer waits to get results...

The demand for testing in Nevada has grown as coronavirus cases have surged across the country, especially in the Southwest....

 2020-07-08 04:06 

KSNV

Mahogany Fire 100 percent contained, local team to patrol area...

Officials announced Tuesday evening that the Mahogany Fire is 100 percent contained. The fire, which started on Sunday, June 28, had quickly reached more than 5,000 acres in less than two days. RELATED|Red Cross closes evacuation center after no Mt. Charl...

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