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Body found in car at Rainbow and Charleston parking lot

A woman’s body was found in a west valley parking lot late Thursday afternoon. About 5:00 p.m., Las Vegas police responded to a call from a parking lot at the intersection of Rainbow and Charleston boulevards, where they found the body, said Metro Lt. Patrick Charoen.

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Woman sues Metro, former officer, alleging sex crimes

A woman has filed a civil rights lawsuit against a former Las Vegas police officer accused of using his authority to intimidate and sexually harass women he met on duty.

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Las Vegas Strip corridor transportation plan has people talking

That idea to drill a double-deck tunnel under McCarran International Airport to carry cars, trucks and possibly a light-rail train to the Las Vegas Strip won’t be a slam-dunk, but Wednesday’s announcement has already achieved one goal: It’s grabbed the public’s attention.

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Interior proposes added land controls to preserve Nevada sage grouse

The Department of Interior on Thursday proposed added controls across 17 million acres in rural Nevada and northeastern California in a bid to preserve habitat and avoid an endangered species listing for the imperiled sage grouse.

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Nevada military police deploy to Afghanistan

About 30 soldiers from the Nevada Army National Guard’s most-deployed unit mobilized Thursday in a ceremony in Las Vegas.

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Bill to allow presidential caucuses resurrected, sent to Assembly floor

A Republican-backed bill that would allow political parties to scrap Nevada’s presidential caucus system in favor of a secret-ballot primary was resurrected Thursday and passed out by an Assembly committee.

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Rubio makes presidential campaign stop at Las Vegas pawn shop

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio paid his first campaign visit to Nevada on Thursday, presenting a 20-minute press conference outside downtown Las Vegas’ famed Gold and Silver Pawn Shop that was short on Nevada issues and long on criticism of Democratic policies.

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Hoover Dam on shakey ground? Officials insist it’s pure fiction

Just days after a faulty report of a massive water loss, the dam and lake behind it fall victim to the massive quake featured in the new summer film ‘San Andreas’

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Cuff-shucking fugitive tells cops he hid key in sensitive spot

A California fugitive who escaped Metro’s grasp later said he had a hidden key that he used to unlock his handcuffs.

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