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Parents Urged To Warn Teens Against Taking Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’

The “game” involves teenagers recording themselves as they pour lighter fluid all over their body before lighting the flame.

08/06/2014

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Las Vegas Sands Customer Info Hacked

Las Vegas Sands customers have personal info hacked

02/28/2014

The Kolibree toothbrush, the world's first Internet-connected toothbrush, is displayed at the "CES: Unveiled," media preview for International CES, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas on Jan. 5, 2014. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Inventor Creates Internet-Connected Toothbrush

An electric toothbrush senses how long and how well you brush, and it lets you track your performance on your phone.

01/08/2014

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Consent Order Bars Internet Lender From Nevada

An Internet lending firm has agreed to pay a $50,000 administrative fine and stop originating loans in Nevada.

12/31/2013

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Sparks Man Gets 20 Years On Child Porn Charges

A 31-year-old Sparks man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for posting pornographic photographs of a juvenile relative on the Internet.

09/04/2013

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Bad Behavior On Reality TV Is Tested Path To Fame

Arizona restaurateur Amy Bouzaglo became an instant Internet celebrity last month after demonstrating an impressively short temper on a reality TV show that helps reform struggling businesses.

06/04/2013

The a sex offender registry website offers details about a man in this screen grab. (Photo by Newsmakers)

Utah Sheriff Strikes Back At Mug-Shot Websites

Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder has become the latest lawman in the country to stop the practice of displaying mug shots online.

01/09/2013

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Heaven’s Gate Website Still Active

Some websites, once popular, eventually fade into obscurity and become what are known as “ghost sites.” Though left untouched and unedited for extensive amounts of time, these sites continue to exist like time capsules buried deep in the Internet. Heaven’s Gate has one such website.

05/02/2012

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Las Vegas Identity Theft And Trafficking Ring Lead To Arrest

Nineteen people were arrested inNevada and eight other states in a Las Vegas-based identity theft and trafficking ring that a federal prosecutor characterized as a sophisticated racketeering organization involving 50 people nationwide.

03/16/2012

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Bill Aimed To Punish Cyber Bullies, School Bullies

School bullies and cyber bullies could face criminal charges if a new bill passes.

04/01/2011

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