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2 killed near Rio in hit and run

Two pedestrians died after being hit by a car near the Las Vegas Strip Friday night. Las Vegas police supervisor Lt. Roger Price said two pedestrians were crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk by the Rio hotel and casino, near the intersection of Flamingo Road and Arville Street, when they were struck by a vehicle just after 10 p.m.

House OKs bill addressing border crisis

House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, passing it on a near party-line vote after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for hundreds of thousands of immigrants already working in this country legally.

State takes responsibility for hobbling juvenile inmates

The director of the Nevada Department of Health And Human Services on Thursday said his department takes responsibility for the institutional abuse allegations of juvenile inmates at the Nevada Youth Training Center in Elko. Romaine Gilliland spoke during a hearing on the issue held by Clark County Family Court Judge William Voy.

Nevada bill would modify school boards

Assembly Minority Leader Pat Hickey, R-Reno, said Friday he is requesting a bill for the 2015 legislative session to consider changes to the way county school boards operate in the wake of the Washoe County School Board’s failed attempt to fire Superintendent Pedro Martinez.