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American Airlines pilot dies inflight, co-pilot safely diverts, lands plane
The co-pilot of an American Airlines passenger jet safely diverted, and landed a plane heading from Phoenix to Boston, after the captain fell ill mid-flight, according to a spokesperson for the airline.
Bruno Mars returning to the Cosmopolitan for New Year's Eve
Bruno Mars will return to The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for a New Year’s Eve performance on Dec. 31, 2015.
Rescue teams get to Jessica Mylius after she fell about 90 feet in Ice Box Canyon on Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Ed Van Meter)
Backpacker describes Ice Box Canyon fall, her recovery 
It was “Conquer Woman Wednesday” for experienced backpacker Jessica Mylius. She was with two other friends hiking Sept. 16 at Ice Box Canyon.
Chris Mintz
Veteran who tried to stop Oregon gunman was shot 5 times
When the gunshots started at Umpqua Community College, some people mistook them for falling books. But Army veteran Chris Mintz quickly recognized the threat.
THE WALK: the FOREVER Valentine to the World Trade Center
Christmas came early this year with the opening of THE WALK, written and directed by one of America's greatest filmmakers -- Robert Zemeckis, who has delivered one of the finest 17 minutes in the history of modern cinema.
Fly 30 mph 450 feet above ground at VooDoo Zipline 
Ever looked down on the Las Vegas strip from 450 feet above the ground? How about while also strapped into a seat traveling over 30 miles per hour? VooDoo Zipline at the Rio attracts tourists and locals alike to do just that.
Douglas County (Ore.) Sheriff John Hanlin said he would not confirm the name of the shooter involved in the mass shooting Thursday. (NBC News)
Sheriff on shooter: 'You will never hear me mention his name'
Ahead of a candlelight vigil mourning the loss of life at Umpqua Community College, Sheriff John Hanlin said he would not confirm the name of the shooter involved in the mass shooting Thursday.
Analysis: Hillary Clinton stepping up Nevada campaign outreach 
Hillary Clinton’s Nevada campaign is gearing up for a tough fight the old-fashioned way: troops on the ground, knocking on doors, and volunteers in an office, making call after call.
New iPhone 6s not much different from iPhone 6 
Thousands of people who pre-ordered the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus now have their phones, and so do the electronics experts at Consumer Reports.
Ila Godbey, 85, stands with a picture of her family, sitting on the porch of their Boulder City home, at the Hoover Dam Museum in Boulder City. (Jeff Gillan | News3LV)
Longtime Boulder City resident recalls Hoover Dam dedication 
She would have been about 5, and Ila Godbey remembers the day as if it were yesterday.
October, 1971 (Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau)
VIDEO VAULT: Why is the real London Bridge in Arizona? 
Sometimes gimmicks work, and sometimes they don't. This one was a huge gamble for an Arizona developer five decades ago.
(Sandra Gonzalez - News 3 Reporter)
Survivors of USS Bismarck Sea sinking in Vegas for final reunion 
They're known as the greatest generation, the men and woman who sacrificed during World War II. On Tuesday, a reunion in Las Vegas brought together four veterans who survived the sinking of an aircraft carrier.
SELFIE PRIVACY: Prevent your photos from giving your location
A warning for everyone who spends a lot of time on social media: if you regularly post updates or photos, you could be giving away far more personal information than you want.
Explore Japanese tourist city from the perspective of a cat 
A new 'cat's eye' virtual tour offers a different perspective on a Japanese tourist spot.
Analysis: Las Vegas turns into presidential debate destination 
One city. Three debates. Move over, gaming. We’re becoming a debate destination.
Diaper Drive seeks to provide for those who can't afford diapers 
One in three families struggle with not having enough diapers.
Grape-stomping festival held at Pahrump Valley Winery this weekend 
Southern Nevada has its own winery out in Pahrump, where the annual Pahrump Valley Winery Grape Stomp is happening this weekend.
Single father donates $200k from shaved ice business after wife dies 
In a matter of years, a local father and businessman has donated more than $200,000 locally through donations, scholarships and fundraisers.
You aren't imagining it: products ARE getting smaller 
The next time you go grocery shopping, You may want to take a close look at just how much you're getting.
Consumer Reports finds tires don't last as long as their warranties claim 
When you're spending your hard earned money on a product, you want to make sure you get what you're paying for.
Surprise in the skies: Creative balloon freaks out observers 
It was flying over the valley skies Friday morning and had people doing a double-take while whipping out their cell phone. A hot-air balloon was floating around Las Vegas but designed to look upside down.
Business, celebs help raise food, funds for NevadaSPCA 
On an average week the NevadaSPCA works to find homes for pets that haven't been adopted by other agencies. In most cases they are animals that would be euthanized without the volunteers at NevadaSPCA.
4 Films reviewed and still in search of the Best Picture of the Year
After screening more than 50 American movies this year, I have yet to see the Best Picture of the Year. From these 50 films, I believe only STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON may possibly be nominated as Best Picture.
After rescue at McCarran, dog in search of forever home 
An airfield is no place for the average person, let alone the average dog. But during the weekend, a dog somehow got onto the tarmac at McCarran International Airport.
(Kyndell Nunley - News 3 Reporter)
Opportunity Village gears up for Zombie Bash 
Get ready Las Vegas, zombies are set to invade the Magical Forest Saturday, Sept. 26, for a party that's the first of its kind.
What can you do to avoid unexpected medical bills from insurance? 
More people than ever have health insurance, but we're also paying more out of pocket. Insurance companies and hospitals make it confusing to know how much you'll owe.
Pope Francis greets people before mass (NC8 (Sinclair Broadcast Group))
Gallery: Pope Francis parades in D.C. ahead of leading first U.S. mass
Leaving from the Vatican nunciature Wednesday afternoon, Pope Francis took to the streets of D.C a second time - parading and greeting onlookers on his way to mass.
VIDEO VAULT: Annual Grateful Dead festival brought a different sort of crowd 
The annual 'Life is Beautiful' festival is just a couple of days away, but Las Vegas has a history of hosting large-scale annual music events that dates back two and a half decades.
Lake Mead's 'Third Straw' finished, flooded to provide water to Vegas
Flooding the tunnel is finished, and officials are opening the intake on a massive "Third Straw" project to draw drinking water for Las Vegas from a shrinking Lake Mead.
Taggers and partiers have torn up Clark County Wetlands Park.  (Kelsey Thomas | News3LV)
Tackling the trash: The fight to clean up Wetlands Park
There is new hope for a county treasure that has been trashed by vandals and partiers. A new effort is under way to clean up Clark County Wetlands Park.
Pope Francis arrives for Mass at Revolution Plaza in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Pope Francis opens his first full day in Cuba on Sunday with what normally would be the culminating highlight of a papal visit: Mass before hundreds of thousands of people in Havana's Revolution Plaza. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A look at Pope Francis' busy U.S. visit schedule
On the heels of his trip to Cuba, Pope Francis faces an equally packed itinerary during his time in the United States.
Inmates escape from jail using bedsheets as ropes 
Police in Louisville Kentucky are looking for one of two inmates who escaped jail using bed sheets.
Rip-Off Alert: Woman nearly falls for 'Grandmother Scam' 
A grandmother almost lost thousands of dollars after a frantic call from a young man she thought was her grandson.
The Voice returns tonight on NBC 
The fall TV season officially kicks off tonight and for NBC, that means the return of "The Voice".
United HealthCare Medical Director Dr. Rutu Ezhuthachan is advising everybody 6 months and older to get the flu vaccine as soon as possible. (Ron English, News 3)
Flu season ahead: What you need to know to get protected
With fall starting this week, the flu season won't be far behind. News 3 talked with Dr. Rutu, Ezhuthachan, medical director at United HealthCare on Sunday to find out more about the flu vaccine that is now available at many pharmacies, doctor's office and the Southern Nevada Health District.
Whiz kids: Entire Colorado class aces AP Exam 
Each and every student who took AP calculus at one Colorado high school achieved the highest score possible on their final exam.
A man places a Post-It note on a Kansas Highway Patrol car at the Kansas State Fair. (WWMT)
Young girl finds unique way to thank police at Kansas State Fair
An unplanned attraction at the Kansas State Fair is growing in popularity. People are covering a Kansas Highway Patrol car in adhesive notes.
First person: Reviewing the GOP debate in Simi Valley 
So, just what exactly did I watch on a beautiful California evening, atop a hillside overlooking the ocean, with a gentle September breeze? Was it just a detour in the Donald Trump caravan, or was this something more serious?
Rip-Off Alert: Take active approach to stop scams on elderly 
When the scammers find a target, they can be relentless. One family found a way to stop the con men from taking more.
(Warner Bros. Pictures/MGN)
Black Mass: History we would rather forget is also history we cannot ignore
The telling of the life and crimes of notorious gangster James "Whitey" Bugler pleases and disappoints. While Johnny Depp gives a convincing performance, the film lacks emotion.
Dana Wagner successfully cures Kelly Curran's hiccups by scaring her 
There are a lot of theories out there on how to get rid of a case of the hiccups, and few of them have scientific backing.
Are any of these tiny SUVs worth buying? 
The tiny Jeep Renegade, Chevrolet Trax, Honda HR-V, and Mazda CX-3 are taller than a hatchback but smaller than a compact SUV.
‘Biggest tattooing show on earth’ here in Vegas this weekend.  
In Vegas, we're used to music, celebrities, and entertainment from all across the globe. But how about adding "the biggest tattooing show on earth" to the list of festivities which make their way here?
Centennial students pick up on 'Pay It Forward' example 
While the Centennial and Palo Verde football teams met last Thursday night as longtime rivals, off the field was another story.
Alert ID: Keeping your family and neighborhood safe digitally 
Protecting your neighborhood, now there is a mobile way to make sure your community stays safe. Alert ID now makes it possible to see crimes in your community, sex offenders that may live nearby and concerns your neighbors may have.
(Bing Maps, Pictometry, 2015 Microsoft Corporation )
$850k makeover of Joe Kniep Park completed in North Las Vegas
North Las Vegas city officials are marking completion of an $850,000 makeover of a 50-year-old park in a long-established neighborhood now home to more than 4,000 children and families.
(Fatima Rahmatullah - News 3 Reporter)
Facebook considers 'dislike' button for future posts 
After years of users asking for it, Facebook's head honcho, Mark Zuckerberg has finally given in. To "like" or to "dislike", that may soon be the question on Facebook.
(News 3)
Rip-Off Alert: Ponzi scheme skims $15 million from retirees 
A retired Los Angeles bus driver was one of 150 victims of an investment adviser’s Ponzi scheme. He wanted to share his story as a cautionary tale in this Rip-Off Alert.
Clark County Library (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
VIDEO VAULT: Search Las Vegas history yourself online and in local library 
Some of the material in the Video Vault comesfrom deep within the Channel 3 archives. But there are places where you can do some digging on your own.
Damien Perry and San Antonio Police Officer Gary Fuentes.  (Clarence Waiters, Courtesy: WJLA)
Texas police officer's good deed captures hearts
A picture of a little boy and a San Antonio Police officer is capturing hearts all over Facebook.

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