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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are looking for the driver of a car that jumped a curb in Las Vegas and seriously injured an 11-year-old boy last night. Police say the car struck the boy while he was standing on the sidewalk, and the driver left the scene. The car was later found by a police officer, but the driver has not been found. The boy was hospitalized in serious condition.

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A 43-year-old man has been ordered to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a fatal shooting in Henderson almost four years ago. The Review-Journal reports James Finias was sentenced yesterday after he was found guilty of first-degree murder for the shooting death of Chad Coleman. Judge David Barker called Finias a continuing threat to the community and said he had a very violent past.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 61-year-old man who was arrested after he told police he killed a woman Sunday at a Reno motel had been paroled from prison in November after serving 20 years for killing his fiance in southern Nevada. Reno police say Zollie Dumas surrendered to authorities. The name of the victim has not been released.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas has been authorized to give $28 million in federal tax credits through a program that encourages investments in low-income communities. The city is the only entity in Nevada to offer tax credits through the program this year. The program was established in 2000 to attract private investment in distressed communities.

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