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Gov. Sandoval tours flood-damaged Mt. Charleston

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Gov. Brian Sandoval is set to tour the Southern Nevada subdivision where a muddy flash flood this week damaged 10 homes and cut off water for dozens of residents. More>>

More people getting notices of default on their mortgages

A company that tracks the local housing industry says notices of default, which are the first step in the foreclosure process, were up significantly last month. Paul Joncich has the story.

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Psychiatric evaluation ordered for accused Bellagio robber

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The man accused of robbing the Bellagio hotel-casino appeared in federal court Friday and the judge ordered a psychiatric evaluation. More>>

I-Team: New twists in the Area 51 tax case

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A nasty tussle between state tax officials and leaders in Lincoln County has taken a new set of twists and turns. At the heart of it all is the top secret Area 51 military base and the amount of taxes paid by contractors out there who are working on who-knows what.
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Trails at Lake Mead closed because of dangerous conditions

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Three hikers died this year on hiking trails near Lake Mead, which is one of the reasons rangers have closed off two trails. The latest death was from a drug overdose in June.
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Teens get dramatic lesson in road safety

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Family and friends are gathering Friday for a balloon release on the anniversary of Angel Velasquez's death. The 19-year-old was a member of Metro Police's Explorer Program. More>>

Flash flood watch issued for most of the weekend

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The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flash flood watch for portions of northwest Arizona, California and Nevada for most of the weekend. More>>

Boil-water order lifted for Kyle Canyon

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The boil water order has been lifted for Kyle Canyon, according to the Las Vegas Valley Water District. The district says sampling of the water over the past 48 hours has shown no detectable contaminants in the water.
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Driving You Crazy: Status of Harmon-Valley View project

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A driver asks about the status of the project that will connect Harmon Avenue to Valley View Boulevard over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. He says the road also needs some work. More>>

2 shot in Jack in the Box parking lot

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Two people were hospitalized after suffering gunshot wounds Thursday night. More>>

Brighter Mornings Bright Spots - August 1, 2014

Brian and Diane put on their shaming faces. Karen tries her hand at air hockey, and the team throws a fiesta for Kirsten. Here's a look at this week's Bright Spots. 

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  • Discover Gr8 Museums: Las Vegas Natural History Museum

    Discover Gr8 Museums: Las Vegas Natural History Museum

    Museums in Las Vegas? You bet! Las Vegas has a rich history and plenty of stories and artifacts to illuminate its past.
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    Museums in Las Vegas? You bet! Las Vegas has a rich history and plenty of stories and artifacts to illuminate its past.More>>
  • Join 8 News NOW for a Night of Baseball Fun!

    Join 8 News NOW for a Night of Baseball Fun!

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:17:45 GMT
    Join us for a night of family fun and baseball at Cashman Field on Friday, August 8th. In addition to fun giveaways and activities during the game, we will be collecting targeted school items for Las Vegas Downtown Achieves (LVDA) schools. The Las Vegas Down Achieves Project creates the conditions necessary for children to realize their full potential. We are collecting reems of paper that night to benefit the Downtown Achieves Project. The project currently serves 11 downtown schools and ove...More>>
    Join us for a night of family fun and baseball at Cashman Field on Friday, August 8th. In addition to fun giveaways and activities during the game, we will be collecting targeted school items for Las Vegas Downtown Achieves (LVDA) schools. The Las Vegas Down Achieves Project creates the conditions necessary for children to realize their full potential. We are collecting reems of paper that night to benefit the Downtown Achieves Project. The project currently serves 11 downtown schools and ove...More>>
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  • I-Team: New twists in the Area 51 tax case

    I-Team: New twists in the Area 51 tax case

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:25:33 GMT
    A nasty tussle between state tax officials and leaders in Lincoln County has taken a new set of twists and turns. At the heart of it all is the top secret Area 51 military base and the amount of taxes paid by contractors out there who are working on who-knows what.More>>
    A nasty tussle between state tax officials and leaders in Lincoln County has taken a new set of twists and turns. At the heart of it all is the top secret Area 51 military base and the amount of taxes paid by contractors out there who are working on who-knows what.
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  • Month after police officers' deaths, Metro morale suffering

    Month after police officers' deaths, Metro morale suffering

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:12:23 GMT
    Metro Police officers are undergoing intensive soul searching these days. Recent events, including the showdown at the Bundy ranch and the murder of two officers, have caused some officers to ask if they are in the right line of work.More>>
    Metro Police officers are undergoing intensive soul searching these days. Recent events, including the showdown at the Bundy ranch and the murder of two officers, have caused some officers to ask if they are in the right line of work.
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  • I-Team: Bundy supporters looking for donations, manpower

    I-Team: Bundy supporters looking for donations, manpower

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:00:12 GMT
    The people still camped out at the Cliven Bundy ranch near Bunkerville are looking for some help from the public. They've posted an online ad, asking for donations of food, money, and manpower to maintain their security perimeter at the ranch.More>>
    The people still camped out at the Cliven Bundy ranch near Bunkerville are looking for some help from the public. They've posted an online ad, asking for donations of food, money, and manpower to maintain their security perimeter at the ranch.More>>
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  • Some patients opt for toe lengthening surgery

    Some patients opt for toe lengthening surgery

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:00:26 GMT
    Brachymetatarsia happens when there is a growth disturbance in a bone in the foot. The result is a short, sometimes disfigured, toe and now one doctor is solving the problem by lengthening bones.
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    Brachymetatarsia happens when there is a growth disturbance in a bone in the foot. The result is a short, sometimes disfigured, toe and now one doctor is solving the problem by lengthening bones.

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  • Prostate frozen lumpectomy offers patients an alternative

    Prostate frozen lumpectomy offers patients an alternative

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:39:02 GMT
    More than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year according to the American cancer society. In most cases, surgical removal of the gland is considered the gold standard of treatment, but results of a new study suggest a new treatment might benefit some patients.More>>
    More than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year according to the American cancer society. In most cases, surgical removal of the gland is considered the gold standard of treatment, but results of a new study suggest a new treatment might benefit some patients.More>>
  • New therapies for epilepsy

    New therapies for epilepsy

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:00:14 GMT
    pilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than 2.5 million Americans. Uncontrollable seizures plague these patients’ lives. Until now, the only treatments were drugs and major surgery, but new therapies are on the horizon.More>>
    pilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than 2.5 million Americans. Uncontrollable seizures plague these patients’ lives. Until now, the only treatments were drugs and major surgery, but new therapies are on the horizon.More>>
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