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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A second pet shop owner is claiming 27 puppies rescued from a Las Vegas business that authorities say a woman and a man tried to torch. Attorney Amy Chelini says that Prince and Princess pet store owner Donald Thompson wants to turn the dogs over to a nonprofit animal rescue group called A Home 4 Spot.

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers say one person survived and one person died in the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed in California a few miles from the Truckee Tahoe Airport. Placer County sheriff's Capt. Jeff Ausnow says the injured person was taken to a hospital. The plane crashed near Martis Peak in a rugged area about six miles southeast of the airport.

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 47-year-old man who they say took a plane on a drunken joyride from an airport in Boulder City. Police say they arrested Paul Weddle yesterday afternoon after an employee with sightseeing company Scenic Airlines reported someone stole the plane and was taking off and landing repeatedly at the airport.

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A former world champion boxer was arrested in Florida on a warrant issued by Nevada authorities. The Florida Highway Patrol arrested Antonio Tarver on Saturday night after a traffic stop. Officials say the 45-year-old Tarver was arrested on a warrant for failing to appear in court in Clark County on a bad check charge.

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