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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.
(NBC News)
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.
Landon Ryder Bertin
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.
Dooley principal removed from post at Henderson school 
Dooley Elementary School Principal Shannon Schumm has been removed from her post and will be transferred to another position. This follows an emotional meeting with parents who say bullying and harassment is out of control at the Henderson school.
Veterans continue to experience long delays at V.A. facilities 
Reforms to the Veterans Affairs Medical System have yet to significantly improve wait times to see doctors at many facilities nationwide according to a new study from the Associated Press.
Pretty in pink: Mother of 6 boys expecting girl 
North Carolina mom of seven boys shocked to learn she's expecting a little girl.
South Florida appoints ‘climate change coordinator’ 
Palm Beach County has named a new "Climate Change Coordinator", the first government body in the state to do so.
Woman returns lost bowling ring to grateful owner 
A lost ring, a chance parking spot and a determined woman all added up to an emotional reunion Tuesday night. News 3's camera was there to record the emotions.
Video Vault: Deep trouble erupts at '73 rock concert 
It was one of the most memorable events ever to take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center – and not in a good way. A triple-bill rock concert where the situation went south.
Recovering spear fisherman: ‘It's not the shark's fault’ 
Spear fisherman says he'll return to the water after surviving shark bite to the head.
Rip-Off Alert: Restaurant manager rewards himself 
When you're out for dinner, do you think about your identity being stolen in the process? In this Rip-Off Alert from Chicago, postal inspectors reveal how this occurred, and an insider was to blame.
Tsarnaev's fate rests with jury in Boston Marathon bomber trial 
Closing arguments wrap up in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Stay-at-home mom’s hobby: Professional MMA fighter 
One stay-at-home mother of three has a unique hobby: She's a professional MMA fighter.
Police chase ends with car crashing into game store 
Security cameras are rolling when a police chase ends with a car driving into an Oregon store.
$1 million on line for local Michigan State fan 
Derek Stevens, who owns the D Hotel and Casino, has the chance to win a $1 million. Stevens is betting that long-shot Michigan State will win the NCAA mens basketball tournament.
South Carolina man hangs from cross for Easter 
A South Carolina man has a unique way to share his Easter message. He is hanging from a cross.
In this April 1, 1990, file photo, Duke University head coach Mike Krzyzewksi and UNLV head coach Jerry Tarkanian meet in passing between press conferences for the NCAA Championship game in Denver. A year later, UNLV, led by Tarkanian, arrived in Indianapolis needing two wins to become the first undefeated national champion since Indiana in 1976. Kentucky faces Wisconsin Saturday, April 4, 2015, in the national semifinals in Indianapolis. That was the round in which UNLV's undefeated dreams were dashed by Duke. (Ed Reinke/AP File Photo)
Kentucky looking to do what UNLV couldn't 24 years ago
Twenty-four years ago, UNLV arrived in Indianapolis for a coronation disguised as a Final Four.
Idle land getting new life as Rock in Rio's venue 
Rock in Rio will take center stage in Las Vegas in just five weeks, and construction crews are busy putting the final touches on the giant outdoor venue.
Video Vault: Celebrating 1990 Rebels' NCAA title 
April 2, 1990, is when UNLV's Runnin' Rebels won the College Men's Basketball Championship, and southern Nevada residents celebrated.
In this March 5, 2015 file courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center, is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad, left, and Judy Clarke, right, during his federal death penalty trial in Boston.  Prosecutors rested their case against Tsarnaev on Monday, March 30, 2015, after jurors saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack. (Jane Flavell Collins/AP File Photo)
Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack.
Feds to wrap up case in 1st phase of marathon bombing trial 
Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) with testimony from medical examiners who'll describe the fatal injuries to two people, including an 8-year-old boy.
Reid involved in politics most of his adult life 
Harry Reid’s involvement in Nevada politics dates back to the 1960s. Reid came from humble beginnings, growing up in the tiny mining town of Searchlight, about 45 minutes from Las Vegas.
Strikes, spares and stars: Event benefits Ogden Foundation 
NFL Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden headlines The Ogden Foundation Celebrity Bowl on Sunday, April 19, at Brooklyn Bowl at The LINQ.
August 27, 1980 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Tom Hawley revisits the 1980 Bombing of Harvey's Casino 
In August of 1980, two men wheeled a large container into the offices of Harvey's Casino at State Line, Nevada, in what became the most infamous extortion case in state history.
(News 3)
Mohave County police warn public about three scams
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of three scams.
Rip-Off Alert | Trusted adviser cons sisters out of savings 
He was their trusted financial adviser, but he is now in jail for stealing millions. Among the victims are a pair of sisters.
(NBC News)
Oso landslide victims honored on tragedy’s first anniversary 
Hundreds gather to honor victims of the Oso, Washington landslide on the first anniversary of the tragedy.
Las Vegas military family gets a surprise of a lifetime 
Army Specialist Matthew Kelly gave his family a surprise that will last a lifetime. The Las Vegas native is stationed in Kuwait and had scheduled for the vacation in March. The 24-year-old wanted to surprise his family live on television.
Write stuff: Lawmaker wants students to learn cursive
A Nevada Republican is sponsoring a bill requiring elementary schools to teach students cursive handwriting.
The first level of Xtreme Cubes are dropped Thursday, March 19, 2015, for installation at Pawn Plaza in downtown Las Vegas. (Melvin Jones |
He's Rick Harrison, and this is going to be Pawn Plaza 
The first level of Xtreme Cubes has dropped for installation to begin at Pawn Plaza, 725 Las Vegas Blvd. South, which is being developed by the “Pawn Stars” of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop.
Disabled vet saves pregnant woman from attackers 
No charges will be filed against a disabled veteran who shot two people who were allegedly attacking a pregnant woman.
Video Vault | 'Bugsy' Siegel's Las Vegas years 
A talk with Dr. Larry Gragg about his new biography of Bugsy Siegel.
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Pot for your pooch? Segerblom sponsors legislation
A Nevada senator has introduced a bill that would allow pets to use pot.
Henderson doctor among several facing drug charges from wild sex parties 
A renowned local orthopedic surgeon is on a list of people charged with having wild sex parties at his Henderson home, complete with swinging and drugs.
RIP-OFF ALERT: Fake debt resolution companies can just walk away with your money 
Postal inspectors say paying down debt can be affordable and most importantly safe, but there are scammers out there looking for easy targets.
Good Samaritans brave thin ice to save boys in Minn. 
Strangers rescue boys who fell through cracking ice on Minnesota pond.
Rip-Off Alert: Nefarious deeds lead to stolen properties 
If you own a piece of property, one of the last things you probably worry about is a con artist stealing it from you. But it can happen, as illustrated in this Rip-Off Alert.
Legendary Las Vegas performer shares Riviera memories 
As the Riviera nears the end of its 60-year run in Las Vegas, one of its legendary performers looks back on the casino’s storied run.
More details revealed about crash that killed 2 sisters 
As the mothers of the victims of a fatal crash on Boulder Highway near Russell continue to deal with their grief, a report shares more details about the suspect police say was responsible for the deaths.
Carla Rea in 1992 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Carla Rea marks 30 years in comedy 
Carla Rea has been doing the comedy thing for quite a while now. In fact, in the early 1990s, some of her material made its way to the News 3 Video Vault.
Madame Tussauds' Miley Cyrus Figure Debuts Atop A Wrecking Ball In Las Vegas (Isaac Brekken, 2015 Getty Images)
PHOTOS: Miley Cyrus enshrined in wax atop Wrecking Ball at Venetian
Most wax figures don't feature a 130-foot-high crane, but a team of 20 artists working for Madame Tussauds at the Venetian took an unorthodox route when recreating the iconic image from Miley Cyrus' controversial 2013 music video, "Wrecking Ball."
Nation remembers Bloody Sunday march in Selma 50 years ago 
Selma, Ala. marks the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march this weekend.
Rip-Off Alert | 'Card cracking' targets college students 
A new scam known as Card Cracking – giving up ATM information to a scammer – is trapping college students into unexpected debt. Postal inspectors found young people are being targeted through social media.
National Guard helps stranded drivers on Ky. roads 
National Guard troops were out in force Thursday, helping drivers stranded by ice and snow on Kentucky highways.
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5-year-old Jerry Tarkanian suffers stroke 

Updated: 4/17/2015 5:17:00 PM

Jerry Tarkanian, 5 (Courtesy Photo)


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