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Florida educator named superintendent for Clark County schools

Florida educator named superintendent for Clark County schools

By () Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 12:49 p.m. Clark County School District Jesus. F. Jara Jesus F. Jara, a deputy superintendent from Orlando, Fla., has been chosen to lead the Clark County School District. Jara was named today to replace CCSD Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky, who is stepping down next […]

9 Puerto Ricans on C-130 that crashed on retirement flight

9 Puerto Ricans on C-130 that crashed on retirement flight

Chuck Kearns/Chatham Emergency Services / AP This photo made available by the Chatham Emergency Services, GA., shows firefighters putting out a fire caused by a plane crash near the airport in Savannah, Ga., Wednesday, May 2, 2018. An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed killing five people. By Russ Bynum, […]

Passengers heard window popping on Southwest plane

Passengers heard window popping on Southwest plane

By Mark Gillispie and David Porter, Associated Press Published Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 9:25 a.m. Updated 1 hour, 36 minutes ago CLEVELAND — Passengers on a Southwest Airlines plane first heard a loud pop and then scurried away when they saw a jagged crack in a window that forced […]

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle for $200K program

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle for $200K program

By Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 9:27 a.m. PHILADELPHIA — Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city for a symbolic $1 each Wednesday and a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for […]

Officials: Man robs same bank day after release from prison

Officials: Man robs same bank day after release from prison

Associated Press Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 9:31 a.m. CLEVELAND — Authorities say a man sent to state prison for bank robbery has robbed the same Cleveland bank branch the day after his release. Federal prosecutors in Cleveland say 40-year-old Markiko Sonnie Lewis was indicted Tuesday on a single count […]

Lawsuits target Trump administration family planning policy

Lawsuits target Trump administration family planning policy

By David Crary, Associated Press Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 9:41 a.m. NEW YORK — Two major organizations that promote birth control filed lawsuits in federal court Wednesday seeking to block the Trump administration from shifting national family planning policy to stress abstinence and potentially limit counseling for adolescents. One […]

2 hikers stranded overnight at Red Rock Canyon rescued

2 hikers stranded overnight at Red Rock Canyon rescued

Associated Press Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 11:03 a.m. Metro Police say two hikers have been rescued after being stranded overnight at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Lt. David Gordon says a man and a woman in their 30s were reported stranded on Tuesday night on the north […]

Las Vegas man, 45, killed in single-vehicle crash

Las Vegas man, 45, killed in single-vehicle crash

By () Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 1:40 p.m. A motorist was killed Tuesday night when a pickup truck veered off a south valley road and overturned in a dirt lot, according to Metro Police. The 45-year-old Las Vegas man, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from […]

Investigation into UNLV gift uncovers no self-dealing by Jessup

Investigation into UNLV gift uncovers no self-dealing by Jessup

UNLV President Len Jessup delivers the State of the University address at Judy Bayley Theatre on UNLV campus Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. UNLV turns 60 this academic year. By () Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 1:51 p.m. UNLV President Len Jessup was not acting in his own interests when he signed […]

White House hires lawyer who represented Clinton in impeachment

White House hires lawyer who represented Clinton in impeachment

By Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 2:44 p.m. WASHINGTON — Facing critical decisions in the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump has hired Emmet Flood, a veteran attorney who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process. The White House announced the hiring not long […]