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After second earthquake in Nepal, locals are gearing up to go back to help 
A Las Vegas man is home from his humanitarian aid trip to Nepal, but the need continues to grow in that country. A second earthquake is complicating rescue efforts there, and now the local team is gearing up to go back.
Alzheimer's tour simulates symptoms to educate caregivers 
Kentucky senior living center uses "virtual dementia tour" to simulate Alzheimer's symptoms for caregivers and loved ones to help them better relate to patients.
CONSUMER REPORTS: Some sunscreens don't provide the protection they claim 
When shopping for sunscreen, SPF factor is the feature most consumers take into consideration, but not all products deliver the protection they claim on their labels.
Memories of late officers strong for Metro's newest graduates 
Sixty-eight cadets became the newest Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers Wednesday afternoon at The Orleans.
Rip-Off Alert: 'Undervalued' gems had no value at all 
The pitch was simple: Make a fortune off undervalued gems. But in this Rip-Off Alert, the 100 people who invested discovered something else.
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Video Vault | Jimmy Chagra, Part 1: Gambler and Drug-Smuggler 
Jimmy Chagra was based out of his hometown of El Paso, but loved the Las Vegas lifestyle so much he bought a mansion here. So where did all that gambling money come from?
Child’s faith helps feed homeless man at Ala. Waffle House 
Young Alabama boy asks mother to feed homeless man spotted at Waffle House, then says grace with the man before he eats his meal.
Rip-Off Alert: High-pressure tactics used in coin scam 
A coin collection scam lures in thousands of victims who lost millions of dollars. A slick website, cold calls and high-pressure tactics are at the heart of this Rip-Off Alert that preyed on the elderly.
'A Games' build self-esteem, community for autistic athletes 
Dozens of children went home Sunday with at least one medal after competing in the second annual "A Games."
Tripped up: Valley High seniors protest loss of promised trek 
Students at Valley High School say they got a raw deal after raising thousands of dollars for a senior trip and not getting to use all of it.
UNLV women's golf team heading to NCAA championship 
The UNLV women's golf team is charging ahead to the NCAA championship.
News 3 viewer Dori Hestand shared this photo from her backyard after a stretch of storms quickly passed through the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday, May 14, 2015. (Viewer submitted)
Rain and hail reported in parts of Las Vegas Valley 
Rain and hail fell in portions of the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday.
Fallen officers honored in Washington, D.C 
Tens of thousands gather in Washington, D.C. to honor police officers killed in the line of duty.
Emergency personnel walk near the scene of a deadly train wreck, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Philadelphia. Federal investigators arrived Wednesday to determine why an Amtrak train jumped the tracks in Tuesday night's fatal accident. (Mel Evans/AP Photo)
NTSB official: Train going 106 mph when brakes applied 
A National Transportation Safety Board official says the engineer of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia applied the emergency brakes moments before the crash.
Rip-Off Alert: Financial adviser gains trust, cleans out funds 
A group of investors made a costly mistake, giving a friendly adviser working at a reputable Dallas bank too much trust. In the end, 20 victims lost $800,000.
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Video Vault | Traditions remain strong for Helldorado 
Helldorado is an annual Las Vegas event with a parade, carnival and rodeo dating back to the Depression era.
90 seconds: Can you escape after a fire starts? 
When a home or an apartment catches fire, occupants have no more than 90 seconds to get out of the home once the smoke alarm rings.
Rip-Off Alert: Neighbor watching out for lottery scams 
Jacqueline Marino has received hundreds of lottery sweepstakes letters at her home, but she knows better.
Tony Steele, a legend among trapeze artists, is listed three times in the Guinness Book of World Records for the record tricks he performed in the 50s and 60s, but it's what he's doing now that's making jaws drop even farther.  (NBC News)
Trapeze artist still flying high after stroke recovery
A 78-year-old trapeze artist is performing again after overcoming a recent stroke.
Happy Mother's Day, with love, from the News 3 staff 
We think we have some pretty amazing moms here at News 3. So this year, we wanted to take some extra time to tell you why we think they're so special.
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Neighbors tell their version of cul-de-sac shootout 
Residents of cul-de-sac near Rancho and Gowan roads say they saw two neighbors shoot each other Thursday.
Fight anniversary reminder of life, career cut short 
Jose Luis Castillo and Diego Corrales fought for the first time 10 years ago Thursday at Mandalay Bay. The fight was the anti-thesis of Mayweather-Pacquiao. It produced more drama in one round than the latter’s did in 12.
Metro Sheriff Joseph Lombardo (center) poses with a police honor guard Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Carson City.  (Photo provided via Twitter)
Officers Beck, Soldo honored at police memorial 
Two Las Vegas police officers who were ambushed and killed last year while eating lunch were honored at an annual ceremony honoring Nevada's fallen law enforcement officials.
Pizza Hut responds to 911 online message 
Florida mother being held hostage at knife point uses Pizza Hut ordering app to summon rescuers.
Plea deals stun cab driver whose attack was caught on camera 
Three months ago, Frank O’Grady was fighting for his life in a hospital bed after being shot while driving his taxi cab.
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Video Vault | 1884 Murder at Kiel Ranch 
The wealthiest man in southern Nevada is taken down in a gunfire ambush. Not recent history, but going back to 1884.
'Imagine Dragons' returns to roots, recording Music Video at Smith Center 
Local band Imagine Dragons have just released an acoustic version of their song “shots,” which is now available to be digitally downloaded.
"Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign designer gets day
Clark County commissioners say May 5 is Betty Willis day honoring the designer of the iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign.
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Video Vault | Legendary jazz vocalist Joe Williams 
May is Jazz Month in Las Vegas, and a great time to look back at a great jazz vocalist who spent the last couple of decades of his life living here.
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Planned Las Vegas monument will honor veterans 
The future Las Vegas Veterans Memorial is moving ahead with plans to build on a location near the Grant Sawyer Building in downtown Las Vegas.
Hall of Fame ref sees Mayweather winning action-packed fight 
International Boxing Hall of Fame referee Richard Steele is picking Floyd Mayweather Jr. to defeat Manny Pacquiao in their megafight Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden.
Rip-Off Alert: Long-lost relative has NOT named you in will 
The latest scam targets many people across the nation. The promise of big money could end up costing you big time.
Silver State Law Enforcement Academy graduates 17 
The Silver State Law Enforcement Academy conducted its graduation ceremony Sunday at Sunset Station.
Hubble telescope celebrates 25 years in space 
NASA is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope.
Rip-Off Alert | Chicago duo's Ponzi scheme steals millions 
Hundreds of victims were caught in a scheme that took its victims for more than $100 million. It was an elaborate scheme that's more common than one may realize as seen in this Rip-Off Alert.
Mother sues High Desert, NDOC for son's shootings 
A mother speaks out about what she says is violence and abuse in a state prison after her son is shot by guards twice in three years.
Trainer/uncle ‘Rock of Gibraltar’ in Mayweather’s life 
Tickets for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight will finally go on sale Thursday. There has been plenty of uncertainty in this fight, but in Mayweather’s life – there has been one constant. That's his uncle and trainer, Roger Mayweather, who will be inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame this year.
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Video Vault | Original Wet 'N Wild on Las Vegas Strip 
Long before the current two water parks servicing the Las Vegas Valley on the outskirts, there was a very popular place called "Wet 'N Wild" – no relation to today's park – on the Strip.
Jury weighs convicted Boston Marathon bomber's fate 
Penalty phase begins in trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
No federal protection planned for bistate sage grouse
A type of sage grouse found only in California and Nevada no longer faces the threat of extinction and doesn't require federal protection, the Interior Department decided Tuesday just months before a more-sweeping decision is due on whether to declare other sage grouse threatened or endangered in 11 Western states.
Rip-Off Alert: Con men get $44 million through Ponzi scheme 
Two con men promised dozens of investors generous returns and little risk, but those guarantees were broken. In the end, millions of dollars were in the hands of crooks.
Several gadgets can help Music Festival fans in touch 
Several gadgets can help you keep your mobile devices up and running during this summer's music festivals. NBC's Mark Barger reports.
Pen stabbing delays Southwest flight 
Flight rage got real on a flight from Chicago to New Hampshire when a passenger who fell asleep before the plane left midway airport was stabbed repeatedly with a pen by his seat mate.
CONSUMER REPORTS: Great deals at home improvement stores this April  
Home centers and hardware stores vying for your business, and Consumer Reports is testing their products.
Las Vegas mom blames county when daughter goes missing 
A runaway teen tied to a sex trafficking case went missing on the government's watch. The girl's mom, fearing for her daughter's life, is furious that a Clark County agency lost her.
Video Vault | Bringing 'The Ant' to trial in 1986 
It was a case that took years of times and millions of dollars to build, featuring some of the most infamous names in Southern Nevada.
Dramatic change ahead for north Strip 
The Riviera soon will join the Sands, the Desert Inn, the Dunes, the Stardust and other Las Vegas icons as a memory. But until the hotel closes its doors for good, the resort is celebrating its 60 years as a popular spot on the Strip.
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Elevator riding dog an 'angel' at Minn. nursing home 
No one can say with certainty if dogs go to heaven. But the residents of Lyngblomsten Care Center in St. Paul, Minn., feel confident that heaven sent a dog to them.
Presidential candidate Marco Rubio attended Ronnow Elementary School in Las Vegas. (Jeff Gillan)
Presidential candidate Marco Rubio has Las Vegas ties 
To no one’s surprise, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Monday became the third announced candidate for president on the Republican ticket. Rubio made his announcement to a group contribution bundlers at a breakfast in Miami.
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Landon's legacy: Saving other babies from heart defect 
Michigan family works to save other babies from heart defect that claimed their son's life.


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