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October 24, 2014

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  • Missing University of Virginia student Hannah Elizabeth Graham is seen in an undated photo provided by the Charlottesville, Va., Police Department.
    Authorities ID remains of missing Va. student Hannah Graham
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Graham disappeared Sept. 13 after a night out with friends. The remains were ...
  • Man, 44, found dead at Henderson homeless camp
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Detectives are investigating the death of a 44-year-old man whose body was found Thursday night at a Henderson homeless camp where he was staying, police said. The body was found about ...
  • With Horsford under attack, Democrats fighting back
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Washington Democrats are coming to a colleague’s aid after a Republican outside group decided to throw almost $1 million against the Democratic candidate in a sleepy Nevada congressional race. The House Democrats’ campaign arm is spending ...
  • Police: Man rammed state trooper’s car before he was shot
    Oct. 24, 2014
    A man wounded by police in Jean on Thursday after a long car chase across state lines was using his vehicle as a battering ram before he was shot, Metro Police said. The pursuit, involving a man in a ...
  • The revamped Bunkhouse's new enclosed outdoor area.
    LIB pro tip: Find cheap beers and ‘secret’ shows at the Bunkhouse
    Oct. 24, 2014
    The Downtown venue is outside the fence line but will have its own access point.
  • Round 2 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at UNLV.
    PBR World Finals Round 2: Matt Triplett of Montana rules the second night
    Oct. 24, 2014
    The dismal first-round showing by PBR World Finals leader Joao Ricardo Viera obviously stung because Thursday night, the Brazilian beat back all the pressures and his competition to place second in Round 2 and increased his overall lead.
  • People embrace in front of school buses at a church Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.
    Police: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack
    Oct. 24, 2014
    A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head, officials said. The gunman also died in the attack. Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said ...
  • James Henry faces 10 counts of possession of child pornography and 10 counts of distribution of child pornography.
    Lawyer: Metro officer had no knowledge of child porn images
    Oct. 24, 2014
    A lawyer denies that a 37-year-old Las Vegas police officer knew there were pornographic images of children stored within ...
  • Boy’s death investigated as possible child abuse
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Mohave County authorities say the death of a 15-month-old boy who'd suffered head injuries is being investigated as possible child abuse. The Sheriff's Office says Kade Kryska died Thursday, two days after ...
  • This undated photo taken from an Instagram posting shows an overlook of Crater Lake in Oregon with a rock painting. The National Park Service is investigating paintings and drawings of eerie faces found on rocks across the West in some of the country’s most recognizable wilderness areas, including Crater Lake.
    Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor
    Oct. 24, 2014
    A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online. Agents so far have confirmed the images in Yosemite and four other national parks in California, Utah and Oregon. Park Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson said ...
  • 7 hurt as car smashes into California restaurant
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into a restaurant in a Northern California shopping center. Lt. Nate Schmidt tells the Contra Costa Times that the 56-year-old female driver had just pulled into the parking lot outside ...
  • In this frame grab taken from video, an unidentified man approaches New York City police officers with a hatchet, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in the Queens borough of New York. The man injured two with the hatchet before the other officers shot and killed him.
    Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Investigators were working on Friday to determine why a man attacked a group of New York Police Department officers with a hatchet before they shot him dead. Police obtained a warrant to search Zale Thompson's computer for clues about Thursday's daytime assault, which left one officer with ...
  • Man hits $1 million jackpot at Carson City casino
    Oct. 24, 2014
    A 69-year-old Gardnerville man has won a $1 million slot jackpot at a Carson City casino. Bill Paxson says he thought something was wrong with the game when the lights started flashing ...
  • 1 dead, 1 hurt, 1 jailed after downtown Reno knife fight
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Authorities say one man is dead, a second man is injured and a third man is in jail after a fight in downtown Reno. Police say the incident happened about 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the 400 block of Virginia Street. Officials say three men were ...
  • In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, file photo, beauty pageant regular and reality-TV star Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson speaks during an interview as her mother, June Shannon, looks on in her home in McIntyre, Ga. On Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, TLC canceled the “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” after published reports that Shannon was in a relationship with a man who had a criminal past.
    TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’ TV series
    Oct. 24, 2014
    The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family. The network had already completed filming of another season of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" and was set to begin airing it at the end of this year. TLC wouldn't publicly cite a reason ...
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