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Engine fire notification brings Allegiant flight back to McCarran 
An Allegiant Airlines flight bound for Fresno, Calif., returned shortly after takeoff this afternoon after a report of an engine fire.
Las Vegas Valley Water District workers work to repair a water main leak Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, on Simmons Street in North Las Vegas. (Nathan O'Neal | News3LV)
Water main leak closes SB lanes on Simmons near NLV airport
A water main leak has closed southbound Simmons Street near West Carey and West Evans roads just east of North Las Vegas Airport.
'Determined Grandmothers' working for CCSD students' futures 
A group of women of a more advanced age have teamed up to mentor Clark County's children. The Determined Grandmothers, who formed nearly two years ago, say they are advocates for youths and their futures.
State News
Fire shuts down roaster at Nevada gold mine; no one hurt
Federal safety officials are investigating the cause of a fire at a gold mine in northeast Nevada.
Fifteen years after approval, 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada
For the first time since Nevadans voted to legalize it 15 years ago, medical marijuana is being sold in the state legally.
Inmate gets more prison time in Vegas sex trafficking case
A 25-year-old Nevada prison inmate was sentenced to three to 10 more years in prison after pleading guilty to a Las Vegas Strip sex trafficking charge.
National News
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Program urges commuters to drive first, pedal later
Commuters choosing between driving a car or riding a bicycle to work are being encouraged to try a little of both.
Suicide spike focuses oversight of California women's prison
A spike in suicides and attempted suicides is prompting corrections officials to step up oversight at a women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint what is causing women to kill themselves at such a startling rate.
At least 6 arrests at rally against traffic stop shooting
Police say at least six people were arrested during a rally protesting the traffic stop shooting of a black motorist by a white campus officer in Cincinnati.
California News
Firefighters supply water to douse spot fires while battling the Rocky Fire on July 31, 2015, in Lower Lake, California. Over 900 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that erupted to over 15,000 acres since it started on Wednesday afternoon. The fire is currently 5 percent contained and has destroyed three homes. (Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)
Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burn
Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as an army of firefighters continue to battle them from the air and the ground.
Firefighter killed battling blaze in California forest
The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires burning across California.
Authorities: LA man posed as federal immigration agent
Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles man is facing multiple felony charges after posing as an immigration agent and offering to help secure the release of detained relatives in exchange for thousands of dollars in cash.
Political News
President Barack Obama will be the keynote speaker at the National Clean Energy Summit on Aug. 24 at the Mandalay Bay Resort Convention Center.
President to speak at clean energy summit in Las Vegas
President Barack Obama will be the keynote speaker at a Las Vegas summit on clean energy next month.
(Mark Wilson, Getty Images)
Data: nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash
Nearly five dozen donations of a million dollars or more make up about a third of the money brought in so far for the 2016 presidential election. More than $380 million has come in.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (WPA Pool, Getty Images)
Kerry in Cairo for Egypt security talks
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for security talks with Egyptian officials before heading to Qatar to try to ease Arab concerns about the Iran nuclear deal.
Weather News
Buffalo's snow remains from November blizzard 
Huge snow pile left from November blizzard is slowly melting in Buffalo, New York. WGRZ's Dave McKinley reports.
(Nathan O'Neal - News 3 Reporter)
One year of recovery from torrential floods in Moapa Valley 
It’s been almost a year since those torrential floods devastated homes throughout the Moapa Valley. Many residents continue to pick up the pieces and rebuild – but now, they’re also anxious about the future.
A wildfire helicopter fighting a fire burning alongside Interstate 15, Friday Sept. 2, 2011 in the high desert northeast of Los Angeles. This wildfire burning in Southern California national forest land has partially shut down the major freeway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas.  ((AP Photo/Cynthia L. Webb))
Rain calms Cajon Pass fire, allowing crews to fight another blaze 
A wildfire that swept across a busy California freeway, sending people running for their lives, was calmed by rain Saturday, allowing some crews to be shifted to another blaze that forced hundreds of campers to evacuate, including a Girl Scout troop.
Sports News
Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 151 Dollar General Toyota, leads Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway on Aug. 1, 2015, in Long Pond, Pa.  (Tim Bradbury | Getty Images via
Kyle Busch takes checkered flag in Pocono Truck Series race
Kyle Busch's return to the Truck Series was a triumphant one, pulling away on the final laps Saturday to win at Pocono Raceway.
Greinke, Dodgers beat Angels 5-3 with Guerrero's go-ahead HR
Zack Greinke won his fifth straight decision, Howie Kendrick homered in his first game against his former team, and the Dodgers beat the Angels 5-3 Friday night in the opening game of the Freeway Series.
Justino Compean, center, president of Mexico's football federation, celebrates with Mexico players after their 3-1 win over Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship soccer match, Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Philadelphia. (Michael Perez/AP Photo)
New Mob Museum display explores corruption of FIFA 
The cases of nine FIFA soccer officials indicted on racketeering charges will soon be spotlighted in Las Vegas. The Mob Museum is opening an exhibit dedicated to the soccer controversy.


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