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January 26, 2011 Updated 5 minutes ago

Police: Mesquite councilwoman shot husband before killing self

Police: Mesquite councilwoman fatally shot husband before killing self

3:23 p.m. 13

Mesquite city councilwoman Donna Fairchild shot her husband about an hour before calling 911 to report that she was going to kill herself, city officials said Wednesday.

Woman found dead in mobile home after report of fire

Authorities investigate the death of a woman found Wednesday after firefighters responded to reports of a fire in a mobile home.

Updated 4:54 p.m.

Clark County firefighters found a woman dead inside a mobile home Wednesday after responding to a report of a fire near Desert Inn Road and Nellis Boulevard.

Highway Patrol finds woman tied to fatal hit-and-run crash

Tow operators prepare to load an SUV after a fatal accident on I-15 southbound near Blue Diamond Road on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. A female passenger in the SUV was ejected and killed.

4:11 p.m. 12

The Nevada Highway Patrol said a woman involved in a fatal three-vehicle, hit-and-run crash two weeks ago has been found.

Sandoval to businesses: ‘Raising taxes the worst thing we could do’

6:10 p.m.

After weathering criticism from Democratic leaders about a plan that further cuts the state’s education budget, Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday found a friendlier environment for his economic policies – the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. “So many of you in the chamber have been telling me it’s time for Nevada to turn the page and fully embrace the new realities of our economy,” Sandoval said.

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Sammy Shore and friends unleashed at Palms’ ‘Funny Bones Comedy Jam’

Sammy Shore, a man with bite. Sammy Shore's 2-year-old cocker spaniel has given him a different sort of review of his material for Sunday's "Funny Bones" show at the Palms.

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