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3 injured in dog attack, owner arrested, jailed

By Mick AkersPahrump Valley Timesmakers@pvtimes.com Three people were injured Friday morning, one critically, after a dog attack at a property near Linda and Black streets that resulted in the dogs’ owner being arrested. One of the injured victims was flown to University Medical Center Trauma Center, and the other two were transported to Desert View …

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Bill allowing concealed guns on colleges passes hurdle

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A bill allowing concealed firearms on college campuses and airports has passed out of a Nevada Assembly committee. The Assembly Judiciary Committee voted to approve AB 148 and a host of other gun-related bills on Wednesday on mostly party-line votes with unanimous Republican support. The “campus carry” bill was amended …

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Now-vacant banking center at The Lakes once brought hope for Las Vegas economy

When the powerful out-of-state company looked to build a big facility in Nevada, there were high-fives all around. Backers said it would diversify the economy, pump in hundreds of technical jobs, lure other big business and improve the area’s image. The governor met with the CEO and, prodded to do whatever it takes, called a …

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Neighbor speaks out about woman who jumped from I-15 overpass

Las Vegas, NV — On Tuesday night, Action News spoke to a neighbor of the woman who jumped from the I-15 overpass earlier in the evening. Saul Gomez said at least two children live in the woman’s home, along with at least one other adult male and possibly two other adult females. He believes the children are …

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Forgery investigation leads to more arrests, stolen guns

By Mick AkersPahrump Valley Timesmakers@pvtimes.com The arrests of four local residents in a check fraud and forgery investigation has broadened to include additional arrests and the issuing of warrants for suspects as part of an elaborate identity theft ring, Nye County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday. The initial arrests also uncovered a previously unknown theft ring …

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Las Vegas doctor accused of supplying drugs at his parties

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Las Vegas doctor supplied drugs to partygoers and undercover cops at his elaborate themed parties on the Strip and in his suburban home. Andrew Scott Martin, 47, pleaded not guilty on March to 10 felony charges. He’s accused of giving away, trafficking and possession of drugs. Police say …

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Comparing the hype: Citicorp then, Tesla now

In 1984, executives throughout Southern Nevada supported the possible opening of a Citicorp credit-card processing center in Las Vegas, as well as a special session of the Legislature to pass new laws to bring the company in. Backers urged quick action, saying the facility would improve the area’s image and diversify the casino-heavy economy with …

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Action News gets results for couple struggling with furniture company

Las Vegas, NV — One of the biggest complaints we get at Action News involves major purchases that never make it to the front door. One local couple bought thousands of dollars worth of new furniture but never saw it delivered. That’s when they reached out to Contact 13’s Call for Action volunteers for help. “Over the …

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