LAS VEGAS (AP) - A son of rancher Cliven Bundy has withdrawn his children from Clark County schools after his daughter was barred from carrying a pocket knife on school grounds. Ryan Bundy says that's a violation of his children's rights, and evidence of county school administrators' "communistic mentality." He told the Las Vegas Sun that he has decided to pursue education for his children elsewhere. Virgin Valley High School Principal Cliff Hughes defended his decision to prohibit Bundy's daughter from carrying a pocket knife, citing safety concerns.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The father of a suspect involved in a June rampage in Las Vegas that left two police officers and a bystander dead paid tribute to the victims during a visit to the crime scene. Todd Woodruff of Lafayette, Indiana, laid flowers Friday against the window of a pizza shop where his daughter, Amanda Miller, and her husband, Jerad Miller, fatally shot officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo in an ambush during their lunch break. Woodruff also visited a nearby Wal-Mart where his 22-year-old daughter shot and killed shopper Joseph Wilcox.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the April 2013 beating death of Nevada's chief insurance examiner. Raul Garcia Jr. awaits sentencing Oct. 27 after entering the plea Friday in Carson District Court. Garcia said he and the other defendants went to the Carson City apartment of 62-year-old William McCune to rob him because they believed he had a lot of money. The Nevada Appeal reports he told District Judge James Wilson he was present at the time of the murder so he's "just as guilty as everyone else."
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas team was honored with a parade down the Strip after its return from the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Mayor Carolyn Goodman and former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian were among those who recognized the Mountain Ridge team during a ceremony Saturday at city hall. Goodman passed out medals and keys to the city, while Tarkanian presented an autographed basketball.
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Some medical providers say they often deal with Hispanic patients who are afraid to seek medical care. It's hoped the opening of a new medical clinic will change that.