NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — North Las Vegas police say an officer has been placed on leave after fatally shooting a man they say was armed with a knife early this morning. Police say the officer stopped to talk to the man who was walking on a sidewalk. Police say the man became combative and was shot multiple times. Police say a knife was recovered.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A pilot killed when his small plane crashed near Carson City has been identified as a 59-year-old Wellington man. Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong says crews recovered the body of Joseph Miceli today, a day after another pilot flying in the area spotted wreckage in the Pine Nut range southeast of Carson City.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A conservative group is launching a television and web campaign against Ross Miller, Nevada's Democratic secretary of state who is running for state attorney general. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports the commercial portrays Miller as a politician enjoying the good life by accepting trips and freebies. Miller says he's publicly disclosed all gifts.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Water will once again flow in an old Colorado River channel in Mexico that's been sucked dry by farms and cities. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the gates of Morelos Dam a mile south of the border will open March 23 to release a man-made flood expected to last eight weeks. The so-called "pulse flow event" mimics the floods that happened each spring before the Colorado River was dammed.
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