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Boston Bomber Gets Death Penalty

BOSTON–Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) has been sentenced to die by lethal injection for the 2013 terror attack. The federal jury in Massachusetts reached the decision Friday after more than 14 hours of deliberations […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/15/2015

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Former Las Vegas Constable Facing Charges

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former chief of the disbanded Las Vegas Township constable office is due before a local judge on Friday after being accused of misdemeanor domestic battery and coercion. John Bonaventura’s defense attorney, Robert […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/14/2015

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Person Of Interest Wanted In Connection To A Murder

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV–Detectives need help locating George Benson (29) who is wanted for questioning in a fatal shooting that occurred over the weekend. On Friday, April 17, 2015, just before 6:00 p.m., dispatch received […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/20/2015

Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks during a news conference near his ranch on April 24, 2014 in Bunkerville, Nev. (credit: David Becker/Getty Images)

Bundy Hosting Camp-In Marking Standoff Date

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A year after a tense standoff between a Nevada rancher’s armed supporters and federal land agents, Cliven Bundy is hosting a barbecue and celebration to mark the event that vaulted him into […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/10/2015

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Vegas Sees Same Number Of January Visitors

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials say 3.4 million people visited Las Vegas in January, virtually the same number as last year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority released its latest statistics Friday that the number of […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/27/2015

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Serious Crash Sends One To Hospital

LAS VEGAS–A horrific crash involving two cars Friday, sends at least one person to the hospital with severe injuries. It happened in the 5100 block of South Rainbow, near West Tropicana Road. According to Las […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/06/2015

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Nevada Casinos Win $11 Billion In 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State analysts say Nevada’s casinos — particularly those on the Las Vegas Strip — won less in December and the 12 months of 2014 than they did a year prior. Gaming Control Board […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/30/2015

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Pedestrian, Traffic Fatalities Prompting Meetings In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A series of recent pedestrian and traffic fatalities in and around Las Vegas have police and academics planning meetings this week to talk about making streets safer for people on foot and in […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/20/2015

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Rand Paul Makes Campaign-Style Stop In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul didn’t declare he’s running for president. But he said he admires the Western live-and-let-live philosophy, and he shook a lot of hands at a Las Vegas Strip restaurant during […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/16/2015

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Caesars Readies Unit For Bankruptcy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. says a pre-packaged bankruptcy plan for its operating division has the blessing of the majority of its first-lien bondholders. The company said Friday in financial filings that […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/09/2015

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