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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police have arrested a suspect in three attempted bank robberies. Police say Kenyatta Stepps tried to rob different banks within about a half-hour Saturday morning but apparently got money at only one. Lt. Michael Wallace says police chased him into the Circus Circus parking lot before he collided with a police cruiser.
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A 19-year-old Sparks man has been arrested after allegedly leaving the scene of an accident involving a pedestrian. Police say James Garoutte is charged with suspicion of fleeing the scene but is not at fault for running over a man who was lying in the road on Rock Boulevard on March 1. Detectives say a preliminary investigation indicates the 35-year-old pedestrian, Matthew Tittor, was at fault in the incident and may have been under the influence of alcohol.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — With the start of spring only a couple of weeks away, experts are urging Reno-area residents and businesses to water trees to help them survive the drought. The Reno Urban Forestry Commission says trees are under duress after another unusually dry winter. Mature trees should be watered once a week with the equivalent of about 50 gallons of water in the summer.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Neon Museum in Las Vegas says it hit its projections almost perfectly by drawing about 60,000 visitors during its first full year in operation. The museum board chairman told the Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday that the tourist attraction has been running in the black since October 2012.
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